|HJHS places 13 in league wrestling|
|Written by Holyoke Enterprise|
Holyoke Junior High wrestling ended the 2012 season with a second-place finish at the LPAA League tournament in Akron Monday, March 5.
Thirteen Dragons placed in the top four in the tournament to end what coach Jack Garrison called a great season.
Only one wrestler in each weight division earned team points, but several from each team could enter the bracket.
Earning first-place finishes for Holyoke were Fernando Lopez, Cavin Kramer, Marques Harvey and Sidney Struckmeyer.
Second-place honors went to Oscar Hernandez, Tony Roberts, Issac Brandt, Avi Turcios and Fernando Rojo.
Taking third-place were Dylan Lousberg, Edgar Cruz and Dennis Amaya; and fourth-place honors went to Taylor Mayden.
Akron won the tournament with 166 team points, followed by Holyoke with 116, Caliche 105, Sedgwick County 104.5, Merino 83, Wiggins 65, Arickaree 49 and Fleming 42.5.
Individual match results from the league tournament follow:
94 lbs.—Oscar Hernandez placed second. He was pinned by Colby Duncan of Caliche.
106 lbs.—Tony Roberts placed second. He won a 14-0 decision over Isaac Schumacher of Caliche and was pinned in 1:01 by Cody Stumpf of Caliche.
110 lbs.—Issac Brandt placed second. He pinned Jalin Jole of Merino in :21 and lost an 8-15 decision to Chad Mikelson of Sedgwick County.
114 lbs.—Fernando Lopez placed first. He pinned McCoy Sullivan of Sedgwick County.
118 lbs.—Dylan Lousberg placed third. He lost a 0-10 decision to Trent Leoffler of Arickaree, pinned Ryan Rohn of Wiggins in 1:11 and pinned Colby Stumpf of Caliche in 2:39.
126 lbs.—Zach Churchwell placed fifth. He lost a 1-17 tech fall to Zach Pesall of Caliche and lost a 0-16 tech fall to Thomas Benevides of Sedgwick County.
130 lbs.—Edgar Cruz placed third. He was pinned in 4:00 by Bruce Taylor of Caliche, pinned Edgar Villalobos of Sedgwick County in :36 and pinned Bo Marini of Wiggins in 1:20.
135 lbs.—Taylor Mayden placed fourth. He was pinned in :46 by Bridger Reese of Akron and was pinned in 2:50 by Collin Cassidy of Sedgwick County.
160 lbs.—Cavin Kramer placed first. He pinned Wyatt Raile of Caliche in :30 and won a 10-8 decision over Miguel Medeles of Akron.
160 lbs.—Dennis Amaya placed third. He was pinned in 3:33 by Miguel Medeles of Akron, won a 12-0 decision over Tristan Sullivan of Holyoke and pinned Danny Roth of Caliche in :43.
160 lbs.—Tristan Sullivan was pinned in 1:28 by Wyatt Raile of Caliche and lost a 0-12 decision to Dennis Amaya of Holyoke.
175 lbs.—Marques Harvey placed first. He won a 14-3 decision over Adrian Loomis of Merino, pinned Will Mertens of Merino in 1:20 and won a 2-0 decision over Avi Turcios of Holyoke.
175 lbs.—Avi Turcios placed second. He pinned Drew Schendel of Merino in 1:49 and lost a 0-2 decision to Marques Harvey of Holyoke.
175 lbs.—Cody Lamm lost a 3-4 decision to Drew Schendel of Merino and lost a 0-4 decision to Will Mertens of Merino.
190 lbs.—Sidney Struckmeyer placed first. He pinned Jeremiah Zink of Caliche in 1:00 and pinned Fernando Rojo of Holyoke in :20.
190 lbs.—Fernando Rojo placed second. He was pinned in :20 by Sidney Struckmeyer of Holyoke.
Holyoke Enterprise March 15, 2012