7 Tigers Qualify For State
The Tigers traveled to Delton Kellogg last Saturday for the individual regional championship with a school record 10 regional qualifiers and set a new school record with 7 State Qualifiers.
The wrestlers started off strong going a combined 8-2 in the opening round. Jacob Brandow 160lbs and Jagarr Jenerou 130lbs won their semifinal matches to qualify and move on to the championship matches. Cameron Roesly 135lbs, battling extreme illness, bowed out after losing two very close matches.
In the "blood round", Billy Ostyn 112lbs, Kalub Bonter 145lbs, Jimmy Montney 152lbs, Danny Atwood 160lbs, and Rylee Schultz 189lbs all won...
...to qualify. Senior Brandon Sanders 140lbs lost 5-6 to his Belding opponent while Junior Gabe Castro 215lbs lost 1-5 to his Comstock Park opponent, ending their seasons.
In the final round Kalub Bonter, Jimmy Montney, Danny Atwood and Rylee Schultz all won their matches to finish in 3rd place. Junior Jagarr Jenerou won his championship match in a rematch of the district championship over his Kelloggsville opponent by pin, giving him the regional championship. Billy Ostyn finished 4th, Jacob Brandow 2nd.