Bandits have strong showing at Tri-Valley invite

Posted January 16, 2013 at 10:57 am

The Miller Highmore Harrold Bandits placed sixth in the Tri-Valley invitational wrestling tournament on Saturday, Jan. 12, scoring 139 team points.

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The Bandits were able to place six wrestlers in the top four of their respective divisions, including two champions, two third-place finishers and two fourth-place finishers. JC Forman was crowned champion of the 106-pound weight class with a record of 3-0. Michael Weidenbach was crowned champion at 120 pounds, also with a record of 3-0. Tristan Ashdown competed in the 126-pound weight class, falling short of the podium with a 1-2 record. Glenn Aymar also fell just short of the podium with a record of 1-2 in the 132-pound weight class. Jaxson Brueggeman found the podium in fourth place with a record of 3-2 in the 138-pound weight class. Paul Waring found himself on the podium also in fourth place with a record of 2-2 at 145 pounds. Devon Gnat and Tre Blasdell each were crowned consolation champions at 152 and 182 pounds, with records of 5-1 and 3-1 respectively. Austin Aalbers and Marshall Johnson finished with records of 1-2 at 195 and 220 pounds respectively.

Photo courtesy of Tammy Gnat

THE BANDITS’ Tre Blasdell controls his opponent Dillan Rouzer from Garretson in the final round of the Tri-Valley invitational. Blasdell defeated Rouzer 6-1.