take first, three take second at Kamiah
The Prairie wrestling team had 6 wrestlers competing in the Kamiah Invitational Tournament with 3 of them finishing in first place and the other 3 taking second.
Tyler Ross at 103 lbs., Tayler Heitman at 119 lbs. and Kade Perrin at 130 lbs. each earned a first place medal as all three went unbeaten during the tournament.
Alex Duman at 112 lbs., Damian McWilliams at 135 lbs. and Mitch Jungert at 285 lbs. each lost just once and earned second place medals.
Perrin was named the outstanding wrestler of the tournament in the 103-140 lb. weight classes.
The tournament used a team dual format and to get something close to a full team, Prairie combined with Clearwater Valley and the combo team took second place with each school receiving a second place team trophy.
In the dual against Garden Valley/Cascade Ross won by pin over Mark Hagan of GV, Perrin pinned Ben Nunez of Cascade and McWilliams pinned Blaze Gray of G.V. Duman, Heitman and Jungert each won by forfeit.
In the dual against Orofino Duman pinned Walker Riggar and Perrin pinned Tanner Schwartz. McWilliams pinned Dustin Meuser of McCall-Donnelly and Jungert pinned Trevor Hopkins of Orofino. Some teams with more than one wrestler in the same weight class loaned out their extras to other teams to fill spots and give everybody as many matches as possible. Ross and Heitman each won by forfeit.
Against Kamiah Heitman pinned Anthony Lott, Perrin beat Ryan Simler 7-5 and McWilliams beat Kole Ringen 8-2. Ross, Duman and Jungert each won by forfeit.
Against Tri-Valley (Cambridge-Midvale), Perrin pinned Wes Hopkins and McWilliams beat Josiah Jaeger 12-5.
Against Lewiston Ross beat Troy Schnider 14-0, Duman picked up his only loss 4-6 to Jake Carlton, Heitman pinned Tyler Roberts, Perrin beat Colby Marsh 6-2, McWilliams beat Qwinton Grimmage 4-2 and Jungert also picked up his only loss as he was pinned by D.J. Mauer. Lewiston was the only team to defeat the Prairie-C.V. team.
In the Wallace match Ross pinned Tyler Curl. Duman pinned Mike Carey. Heitman pinned Colton Majszak. Perrin pinned Skylar Wilburn. McWilliams suffered his only loss, to Kidman Cook, 5-8, and Jungert pinned Brandon Wilburn.
Against Potlatch McWilliams bounced back to win by pin over James Amos and Jungert won by pin over David Northrup of Wallace (on loan to Potlatch). Ross, Duman, Heitman and Perrin all won by forfeit.
Against Clarkston Ross pinned Jordan Star and Jungert pinned Jimmy Sanzone with the rest winning by forfeit.
In the final dual against McCall-Donnelly Ross pinned Cody Graham, Duman pinned Rainier Montez, Heitman defeated Casey Clark 13-4 and McWilliams pinned Narik Osmonob. Perrin and Jungert won by forfeit although Jungert did win by pin in an exhibition match against a McCall-Donnelly wrestler who didnít make the weight limit.
18-Orofino, there, 6 p.m.
27-Kamiah, there, 6 p.m.
28 & 29-New Plymouth Tourn. TBA
18 & 19-Districts, at Orofino
25-26-State at Nampa