Floyd Dryden Middle School of Juneau had more individual champions, but it wasn't enough to counter the depth of Ketchikan's Schoenbar Middle School as Schoenbar edged Dryden to win the Southeast Middle School Wrestling Championships held Friday and Saturday in Ketchikan.
Schoenbar had four wrestlers win individual championships and four other wrestlers reach the finals as it compiled 215.5 points to win the team title. Dryden had five wrestlers win crowns, including two who beat teammates in their championship matches, to finish with 213 points.
Blatchley Middle School of Sitka took third place with 199.5 points and two champions, while Dzantik'i Heeni of Juneau was fourth with 197 points and two individual champs.
Petersburg won the small schools division with 148 points and one champion. Wrangell took second place among small schools with 110 points and one individual winner, followed by Klawock with 82.5 points and a titlist, Hoonah with 49 points and one champion, Hydaburg with 40 points and no champions and Craig with 39 points and no champions.
Winning titles for Schoenbar were Ryan Mortensen at 85 pounds, Nick Fama at 100, Kenny Pearson at 148 and Ian White at 275. Schoenbar's other wrestlers to reach the finals were Kyle Foote at 75, Daniel Mann at 90, Trevor Norton at 133 and Nick Foote at 160.
The Dryden wrestlers to win titles were Ian Otness at 75 pounds, Dylan Mores at 127, Matt Barry at 133, Phillip Moser at 140 and Josh Wehnes at 160. Mores beat teammate Cody Barril in the 127-pound final, while Moser knocked off teammate Colin Flynn at 140.
The two champions from Dzantik'i Heeni were Dylan Kolvig at 80 pounds and Jephty Santos at 110. Blatchley's two champions were Kamden Johnson at 115 pounds and Devin Johnson at 121.
The other champions were Jon Garrison of Wrangell at 90 pounds, Caleb Caulum of Petersburg at 95, Rudy Johanson of Klawock at 105 and Eric Larson of Hoonah at 174 pounds.
SOUTHEAST MIDDLE SCHOOL WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIPS
Results from the Southeast Middle School Wrestling Championships that took place Friday and Saturday at Schoenbar Middle School in Ketchikan.
Large schools - 1. Schoenbar (Ketchikan), 215.5 points; 2. Floyd Dryden (Juneau), 213; 3. Blatchley (Sitka), 199.5; 4. Dzantik'i Heeni (Juneau), 197.
Small schools - 1. Petersburg, 148 points; 2. Wrangell, 110; 3. Klawock, 82.5; 4. Hoonah, 49; 5. Hydaburg, 40; 6. Craig, 39.
75 pounds - Ian Otness (Dryden) pin. Kyle Foote (Schoenbar), 4:58. 80 - Dylan Kolvig (Dzantik'i Heeni) maj. dec. Nick Delisle (Craig), 16-8. 85 - Ryan Mortensen (Schoenbar) pin. Bryce Saviers (Dzantik'i Heeni), 4:33. 90 - Jon Garrison (Wrangell) pin. Daniel Mann (Schoenbar), 1:52. 95 - Caleb Caulum (Petersburg) dec. Jarred Rivera (Blatchley), 9-2. 100 - Nick Fama (Schoenbar) tech. fall Elias Daugherty (Dzantik'i Heeni), 3:59. 105 - Rudy Johanson (Klawock) tech. fall Vince Licari (Blatchley), 1:00. 110 - Jephty Santos (Dzantik'i Heeni) pin. Torin Lehmann (Blatchley), 1:42. 115 - Kamden Johnson (Blatchley) pin. Trevor McKay (Petersburg), 4:36. 121 - Devin Johnson (Blatchley) pin. Claude Young (Hydaburg), 1:26. 127 - Dylan Mores (Dryden) dec. Cody Barril (Dryden), 3-2. 133 - Matt Barry (Dryden) dec. Trevor Norton (Schoenbar), 11-7. 140 - Phillip Moser (Dryden) dec. Colin Flynn (Dryden), 7-2. 148 - Kenny Pearson (Schoenbar) dec. Rocky MacKinnon (Klawock), 4-1. 160 - Josh Wehnes (Dryden) pin. Nick Foote (Schoenbar), 0:54. 174 - Eric Larson (Hoonah) pin. Sonny Guggenbeckler (Wrangell), 0:48. 275 - Ian White (Schoenbar) pin. Finn Straley (Blatchley), 3:23.
(third-fourth place match)
75 pounds - Willy Strehler (Dzantik'i Heeni) dec. Will Riley (Blatchley), 5-0. 80 - Alan Hunt (Dryden) maj. dec. Michael Apt (Blatchley), 13-5. 85 - Alex Hunt (Dryden) dec. Rans McIntosh (Petersburg), 8-2. 90 - Max Stanley (Dzantik'i Heeni) dec. Jake Houston (Blatchley), 8-3. 95 - Lucas Merli (Dzantik'i Heeni) dec. Ryan Peters (Klawock), 6-2. 100 - Chad Carson (Dryden) maj. dec. Ben Roguska (Dryden), 9-0. 105 - Jarred Olsen (Petersburg) pin. Ryan Howell (Wrangell), 0:59. 110 - Cris Stockton (Klawock) dec. Ethan Pempek (Wrangell), 5-2. 115 - Trevor Killian (Petersburg) dec. Logan Spencer (Dzantik'i Heeni), 7-4. 121 - Ollie Roundtree (Petersburg) pin. Garrett Cox (Dryden), time not available. 127 - Nick Ashton (Wrangell) dec. Tyler Reid (Petersburg), 5-0. 133 - Jason Rak (Wrangell) dec. Joe Kohan (Dzantik'i Heeni), 7-2. 140 - Michael Brizgaloff (Blatchley) dec. Cameron Severson (Petersburg), 7-2. 148 - D.J. Lindstrom (Hoonah) dec. Luke Killian (Petersburg), 8-7. 160 - Cole Anderson (Craig) pin. Aaron Soneson (Dzantik'i Heeni), 2:44. 174 - Samson Keeney (Dryden) pin. Douglas Hubbard (Schoenbar), 1:48. 275 - Trevor Eubanks (Schoenbar) pin. Laramy Tyler (Schoenbar), 0:59.