The SBA Crusaders’ wrestling team competed in the Region 3B wrestling tournament in Wagner on Saturday, Feb. 16.
Nine Crusaders wrestlers competed, and Tayte Clark earned the opportunity to compete in the State “B” wrestling tournament in Aberdeen February 22-23. He placed fourth in the 145-pound division.
The team placed ninth in region competition. Wrestlers were: Israel Appel – 113 pounds; Denver Paul 120 pounds; Dalton Gerbracht – 126 pounds; Noah Appel – 132 pounds; Tayte Clark – 138 pounds; Trig Clark –145 pounds; David Paul – 152 pounds; Ben Steigelmeier – 160 pounds; and DJ Beckwith – 170 pounds.
Israel Appel 113lbs (1-2) lost to Patrick Aeschbacher 5-4, defeated Carter Canham by fall 1:26, lost to Joseph Veskrna 13-8
Denver Paul 120lbs (0-2) lost to Chance Frederickson by fall in 1:20, lost to Zach Ayers by fall in 2:20
Dalton Gerbracht 126lbs (1-2) lost to Ethan Murtha 6-2, Defeated Tanner Risseeuw by fall :36, lost to Tyrell Haley 8-4,
Noah Appel 132lbs (0-2) lost to Kayleb Brozik by fall 2:44, lost Nick Dion by fall in 1:29
Tayte Clark 138lbs (4th) (3-2) defeated Dustin Cuka by fall 4:51, defeated Cole Johnson by fall 3:00, lost to Myles Bialas by fall 2:47, defeated Derek Stukel by fall 4:23, lost to Nolan Donahue 4-2
Trig Clark 145lbs (0-2) lost to Weslee Dvorak by fall 1:54, lost to Austin Soukup by fall 2:53
David Paul 152lbs (1-2) defeated Jace Pulse by fall 1:26, lost to Turner Serr by fall 2:54, lost to Andrew Bortal 9-2
Ben Steigelmeier 160lbs (0-2) lost Jonah Beck by fall 1:49, lost to Jake Webber 6-0
DJ Beckwith 170lbs(0-2) lost to Miles Semmler by fall 3:11, lost to Tanner Iwan by fall 1:17