February 17th, 2012

State Wrestling Meet Concludes Day One

Chris Jung

Senior Writer


State Wrestling Meet Concludes Day One
photo from iHigh.com

Trinity in 3rd place after first, second rounds completed

With 224 bouts in the books, the 2012 KHSAA State Wrestling Championship got off and running on Friday afternon in Lexington.

The high school state wrestling tournament, which moved to the Kentucky Horse Park Alltech Arena this year, will determine champions in 14 different weight classes over the next two days.

Following first-round action, Union County led the overall team standings with 41.50 points. Trinity High School was alone in 4th (32 points), St. Xavier was tied with Johnson Central in 8th place (26 points) and DeSales was tied with four teams in 23rd position (10 points).

The Colts' representation at the state meet took a big hit early in the day after freshman Nathan Thompson lost to Trigg County's Jerimiah Kline in the 106-pound division by 4-3 decision. Thompson was ranked No. 2 in the state in his respective weight class heading into the weekend.

CURRENT TEAM STANDINGS (top ten; through Day One)

  • Campbell County, 71.50
  • Union County, 71.50
  • Trinity, 63.50
  • Simon Kenton, 59.50
  • St. Xavier, 56.00
  • Johnson Central, 54.00
  • Larue County, 53.00
  • Oldham County, 52.50
  • Southern, 50.50
  • Ryle, 50.00

SECOND ROUND RESULTS (these winners advance to quarterfinals)

106-pound weight class

  • Geordon Blanton (Johnson Central) def. Danten Rice (Trinity); by fall at 1:09

113-pound weight class

  • Gus Adams (Ryle) def. Steven Matheny (Trinity); by fall at 4:25

120-pound weight class

  • Keegan North (Ryle) def. Austin Miller (DeSales); by fall at 1:23

126-pound weight class

  • Ian Kahl (Trinity) def. Nick King (Eastern); by fall at 5:05
  • TJ Ruschell (Ryle) def. Colton Elkins (DeSales); by fall at 1:46

132-pound weight class

  • Justin Lampe (St. Xavier) def. Corbin Woods (Campbell Co.); by fall at 2:59

138-pound weight class

  • John Fahy (Trinity) def. Collin Taylor (Doss); T-fall (15-0)
  • Dominic Lampe (St. Xavier) def. Marquis Fleet (John Hardin); by fall at 5:33

145-pound weight class

  • Clayton Smith (Trinity) def. Jonathan Green (Lafayette); 11-1 decision
  • Kody DeSpain (St. Xavier) def. Jordan Young (Johnson Central)

152-pound weight class

  • Max Haddad (St. Xavier) def. Taylor Eschan (Cooper); by fall at 2:49

160-pound weight class

  • Brandon Pledger (St. Xavier) def. Blake O'Neil (Southern); 5-1 decision
  • Brent Hitchings (Trinity) def. Wade Holtzclaw (John Hardin); 7-0 decision

170-pound weight class

  • Caleb Canter (Larue Co.) def. Steven Stickrod (Trinity); by fall at 0:21
  • J.J. Jude (Johnson Central) def. Noah Bauer (St. Xavier); 16-3 decision

182-pound weight class

  • Will Tompkins (St. Xavier) def. Bryan Carter (Union Co.); 12-0 decision

195-pound weight class

  • Bobby Bryant (Trinity) def. Devyn Collins (Montgomery Co.); by fall at 1:15
  • Thomas Noe (Southern) def. Matt May (St. Xavier); fall at 1:58

220-pound weight class

  • Brendan Darrow (Trinity) def. Trevor Thompson (Conner); by fall at 3:29

285-pound weight class

  • Trevor Ford (DeSales) def. Gabriel Lord (Fern Creek); 10-7 decision
  • Shayne Smith (St. Xavier) def. David Dawson (Christian Co.); 2-0 decision

FIRST ROUND RESULTS

106-pound weight class

  • Jerimiah Kline (Trigg Co.) def. Nathan Thompson (DeSales); 4-3 decision
  • Danten Rice (Trinity) def. Rayvin Edayan (Ft. Knox); 7-3 decision
  • Kyle Edlin (Larue Co.) def. Michael Beets (St. Xavier); by fall at 1:23
  • Tyler Ward (Apollo) def. Hunter Baum (Holy Cross); by fall at 0:16

113-pound weight class

  • Steven Matheny (Trinity) def. Chris Elliot (J'town); by ball at 2:28
  • John Shirkey (Oldham Co.) def. Nick Smart (St. Xavier); by fall at 1:42

120-pound weight class

  • Austin Miller (DeSales) def. Wesley Chambers (Lawrence Co.); by forfeit
  • Connor Wilkerson (Oldham Co.) def. Max Korfhage (St. Xavier); by T-fall (15-0)

126-pound weight class

  • Colton Elkins (DeSales) def. Daniel Ingram (Trigg Co.); 6-1 decision
  • Ian Kahl (Trinity) def. Colton Mott (Harrison Co.); by fall at 0:16
  • Brock Ervin (Union Co.) def. Dylan Vish (St. Xavier); 18-5 decision

132-pound weight class

  • Justin Lampe (St. Xavier) def. John Reitenaur (North Oldham); by fall at 2:47
  • Raymundo Perez (Larue Co.) def. Ricky Standafter (DeSales); 8-5 decision
  • Alex Burke (Male) def. Cody Webb (Trinity); 6-3 decision

138-pound weight class

  • John Fahy (Trinity) def. Bryce Dean (Sheldon Clark); by fall at 1:18
  • Dominic Lampe (St. Xavier) def. Kevi Matlock (Christian Co.); 11-2 decision

145-pound weight class

  • Clayton Smith (Trinity) def. Alex Mack-Crittendon (Fern Creek); by fall at 0:50
  • Kody DeSpain (St. Xavier) def. Jake Ing (Spencer Co.); 10-1 decision

152-pound weight class

  • Max Haddad (St. Xavier) def. Joe Sisco (Graves Co.); by fall at 1:18
  • Luke Troxell (Wayne Co.) def. Robbie Valdez (Holy Cross); 15-3 decision
  • Larry Sammons (McCreary Central) def. Ricky Caicedo (Trinity); by fall at 1:08

160-pound weight class

  • Brandon Pledger (St. Xavier) def. D.J. Perriman (McCreary Central); 10-4 decision
  • Brent Hitchings (Trinity) def. Cole Craven (Tates Creek); by fall at 2:33
  • Haziel Lopez (J'town) def. Jordan Willenborg (Holy Cross); 8-6 decision
  • Steven Stickrod (Trinity) def. Kane Morris (Union Co.); by fall at 5:24
  • Noah Bauer (St. Xavier) def. Braden Jones (Boone Co.); 15-8 decision

182-pound weight class

  • Will Tompkins (St. Xavier) def. Andre Farris (John Hardin); by fall at 1:03
  • Zac Gnadinger (Oldham Co.) def. Jordan Miller (Trinity); 14-7 decision

195-pound weight class

  • Matt May (St. Xavier) def. David Bergman (Simon Kenton); 13-7 decision
  • Bobby Bryant (Trinity) def. Dhanajay Aurora (Eastern); by fall at 0:54

220-pound weight class

  • Brendan Darrow (Trinity) def. Charles Philpott (Letcher Co.); 10-5 decision
  • Ryan Lynn (Daviess Co.) def. Nick Wafzig (St. Xavier); 13-6 decision
  • Zack Cooper (Henry Clay) def. Rowland Walsh (DeSales); by fall at 1:28

285-pound weight class

  • Trevor Ford (DeSales) def. Brad Weber (Ryle); by fall at 2:14
  • Shayne Smith (St. Xavier) def. Eli Meredith (Larue Co.); 9-3 decision
  • Zack Lawson (Nelson Co.) def. Jordan Lane (Trinity); by fall at 2:37

 

 

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