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Bowman Co. faces tough play in Sidney tourney

Cole Schmalz, left, weighing in at 138 pounds, goes head-to-head with an opponent at the Sidney, Mont., wrestling tournament. Twenty-six teams from across the country participate in the event.

Bowman County traveled to Sidney, Mont., last weekend for the Sidney Tournament.

The two day tournament brings in 26 teams from across the country including top ranked teams from Washington, Idaho and Illinois.

The first day of the tournament is team duals. Bowman County wrestled in Pool B. Results are as follows: Bowman County, 18 Sidney, 56; Bowman County 27, Hardin, Mont., 52; Bowman County, 48, Glasgow, Mont., 30.

The Sidney individual tournament started Friday night and finished Saturday placing were Mathew Carlson who finished in 8th place at #145 and Jacob Ruggles who finished in 8th place at #152.

Individual results:

120# Jacoby Mattern

Jacoby fell to Christian Dean (Sidney) in 1:59.

Jacoby received a bye

Cons. Round 2 – Jacoby won by fall over Jake Murnion (Custer County) in a Fall 4:17.

Cons. Round 3 – Jacoby fell to Tyler Combridge (Billings Skyview) in 2:56.

138# Cole Schmalz

Junior varsity wrestler Mitch Stuber took third place during the JV tournament in Sidney, Mont.

Cole fell to Jason Burchell (Post Falls) in 1:11

Cole received a bye

Cons. Round 2 – Cole lost in a major decision to Seth Boyd (Billings West) 10-1.

145# Mathew Carlson placed 8th

Mathew won by decision over Tyler Morris (Post Falls) 9-2

Mathew won by fall over Kon Speelmon in 1:50

Quarterfinal – Mathew lost in a 7-0 decision to Michael Weber (Forsyth).

Cons. Round 4 – Mathew Carlson won by fall over Angel Boyd (Poplar) Fall 2:02

Cons. Round 5 – Mathew lost in a 6-3 decision to Jace Rhodes (Billings West)

Seventh Place Match – Mathew Medical Forfeited his match to Austin Carothers (Billings Skyview)

152# Jacob Ruggles placed 8th.

Champ. Round 2 – Jacob won by fall over AJ Schrerr (Billings West) in Fall 3:55

Quarterfinal – Jacob fell to Keegan Mulhill (Bozeman) in :27.

Cons. Round 4 – Jacob won by fall over Caleb Usher (Dickinson) in 2:35

Cons. Round 5 – Jacob fee to Isaac Gust (Lake Stevens) in 2:04.

Seventh Place Match – Jacob lost toJace Johnson (Sidney) by tech fall 17-2.

205# Beau Jeffers

Champ. Round 1 – Beau Jeffers 3-5 received a bye

Champ. Round 2 – Beau won by fall over Caid Dickman (Custer County) in 1:28

Quarterfinal –Beau fell to Hunter Crowley (Mahomet-Seymour) in 3:42.

Cons. Round 4 –Beau fell to Harley Yoder (Broadus) in 2:09.

The Tournament also had a JV tournament running. Bowman County wrestlers in the JV division placing were Mitch Stuber at 3rd place and Tristen Peterson finished in 2nd place

The JH wrestlers traveled to Williston on Saturday for their JH tournament. Placing at the tournament were: 1st Place: Keiren Coyle, John LaFlamme, Brody Headley. 2nd: Chance Manhardt. 3rd: Sam Rodakowski, Tucker Strand.

The Bowman Rotary will be Dec. 10, starting at 10 am. The Bowman dual and parents night will be Dec. 13 at 5 p.m.

(Submitted by Sarah Martian)