The Bowman County Beach Wrestlers started up their season with a mix and match in Harding County this past week, which gave them a few matches before heading off to the Sidney tournament this past weekend.
The Sidney tournament started out with a dual tournament on Friday morning. Bowman County Beach faced off against Hardin MT where they won over Hardin 54-17. The semi-round dual the Bowman County Beach wrestlers won 47-23 over Colstrip MT. The championship dual was against Dickinson High School where the wrestlers fell short losing the dual 21-46.
Friday evening started the individual tournament with two rounds of wrestling. The tournament resumed Saturday morning with quarterfinals and wrestle-backs. The JV wrestlers also saw mat time with a side tournament that ran on Saturday. Bowman County Beach Wrestlers earned three spots on the podium with Beau Jeffers finishing in 3rd, Clay Mattern finishing in 4th and Jacob Ruggles finishing in 8th. The team finished the tournament in 11th Place with the top teams of the Tournament being Post Falls ID, Sidney MT and Columbia High ID.
The boys met up with top wrestlers from across Montana, Idaho and Washington. They motivated each other as a team to keep the momentum going even with the tough competition.
Come out on Saturday December 8th for the Rotary Wrestling Tournament held at the Bowman County High School Gym at 10:00 to cheer on our wrestlers.