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Allen's 4-2 mark best for RHS at Ron Thon tourney

Feb 11, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor

Riverton wrestling coach Jay Galey knew the Ron Thon Memorial Invitational was going to be tough for the Wolverines.

The 42-team tournament drew the ...

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Riverton wrestling coach Jay Galey knew the Ron Thon Memorial Invitational was going to be tough for the Wolverines. The 42-team tournament drew the elite wrestlers in the sport to Wolverine Gym for two days of heated competition. Riverton's Tyler Allen was the workhorse, going 4-2 at 152 pounds and just missing the medal stand. After losing to Ellis Toomer from Cokeville in the opening round. Allen got back on track by winning three straight matches against Rock Springs, Wind River and a Kelly Walsh wrestler. In the consolation match, Dylan Klein from Rawlins won a 12-9 victory. Chris Holcomb built a 2-2 mark at 195 pounds. Holcomb beat Anthony Van Gieson of Green River and a major decision 13-2 win against Powell's Daniel Wheeler. Lyman's Braydon Busskohl defeated Holcomb 8-6. Junior varsity wrestling results will be published this week. Powell wins Powell had enough team depth to take the Ron Thon title with 203 points. Sheridan finished second at 153.5 points. Gillete came in third (146), and Green River finished fourth (128.5). Riverton and Shoshoni tied for 31st with 23 points. The Lander Tigers placed 17th after scoring 50 in the grueling tournament. Placers from the Ron Thon Memorial Team standings 1. Powell, 203; 2. Sheridan, 153.5; 3. Gillette, 146; 4. Green River, 128.5; 5. Douglas, 125; 6. Star Valley 112.5; 7. Moorcroft, 107.5; 8. Cheyenne East, 91.5; 9. Worland, 89; 10. Cheyenne Central, 86.5; 11. Kelly Walsh, 84; 12 Cody, 76; 13. Cokeville, 63; 14. Casper Natrona, 61; 15. Rawlins, 60; 16. Torrington, 57; 17. Lander, 50; 18. Rock Springs, 49; 19. (tie) Cheyenne South and Glenrock, 47; 21. Wheatland, 43; 22. Thermpolis, 42; 23. Greybull, 41; 24. Laramie and Lyman, 40; 26. Newcastle/Upton, 39; 27. Jackson, 38; 28/ Evanston, 34; 29. Dubois, 29; 30. Wright, 27; 31. (tie) Riverton and Shoshoni, 32; 33. Southeast, 21; 34. (tie) Buffalo and Lingle Fort Laramie, 15; 36. Lovell, 11; 37. Rocky Mountain, 9; 38. Pinedale, 8; 39. Wind River, 4. 106 Results Guaranteed Places 1st Place - Braxton Cooper of Sheridan 2nd Place - Jake Thompson of Star Valley 3rd Place - Palmer Schafer of Lander Valley 4th Place - Trey Fischbach of Moorcroft 5th Place - Noah Wozney of Powell 6th Place - Danny Macy of Rock Springs 1st Place Match Braxton Cooper (Sheridan) 38-7, Jr. over Jake Thompson (Star Valley) 15-2, Jr. (Dec 4-3). 3rd Place Match Palmer Schafer (Lander Valley) 44-7, Fr. over Trey Fischbach (Moorcroft) 5-2, Fr. (Dec 11-6). 5th Place Match Noah Wozney (Powell) 29-13, 1st. over Danny Macy (Rock Springs) 34-12, Fr. (Fall 1:44). 113 Results Guaranteed Places 1st Place - Cole Verner of Green River 2nd Place - Taylor Jeffries of Campbell County 3rd Place - Kyle Burton of Sheridan 4th Place - Brodie Douglass of Lyman 5th Place - Cole Reiner of Buffalo 6th Place - Nigel Lopez of Cheyenne Central 1st Place Match Cole Verner (Green River) 43-2, Jr. over Taylor Jeffries (Campbell County) 31-7, So. (OT 3-1). 3rd Place Match Kyle Burton (Sheridan) 18-3, Jr. over Brodie Douglass (Lyman) 4-2, So. (MD 13-2). 5th Place Match Cole Reiner (Buffalo) 27-8, Fr. over Nigel Lopez (Cheyenne Central) 27-8, Sr. (Dec 11-6). 120 Results Guaranteed Places 1st Place - Evan Smith of Campbell County 2nd Place - Jackson Taylor of Glenrock 3rd Place - Chance Karst of Powell 4th Place - Jordan Pingrey of Douglas 5th Place - Kole Schell of Moorcroft 6th Place - Chad Collard of Rock Springs 1st Place Match Evan Smith (Campbell County) 41-1, Sr. over Jackson Taylor (Glenrock) 35-5, So. (OT 7-6). 3rd Place Match Chance Karst (Powell) 40-10, So. over Jordan Pingrey (Douglas) 15-9, Sr. (Fall 0:25). 5th Place Match Kole Schell (Moorcroft) 5-2, Jr. over Chad Collard (Rock Springs) 38-12, So. (Dec 5-3). 126 Results Guaranteed Places 1st Place - Hayden Hastings of Sheridan 2nd Place - Nic Urbach of Powell 3rd Place - Ryan Bradshaw of Thermopolis 4th Place - Shandon Welsh of Green River 5th Place - Max Dickerman of Cody 6th Place - Isaac Garcia of Cheyenne East 1st Place Match Hayden Hastings (Sheridan) 35-7, Fr. over Nic Urbach (Powell) 41-9, So. (Fall 3:21). 3rd Place Match Ryan Bradshaw (Thermopolis) 4-1, . over Shandon Welsh (Green River) 18-16, So. (MD 11-3). 5th Place Match Max Dickerman (Cody) 22-11, Sr. over Isaac Garcia (Cheyenne East) 2-3, Jr. (Inj. 0:00). 132 Results Guaranteed Places 1st Place - Brody Cress of Cheyenne East 2nd Place - Justin Lewton of Worland 3rd Place - Nathan Parris of Cheyenne Central 4th Place - James Teichert of Cokeville 5th Place - Bridger Rardin of Laramie 6th Place - Ben Nathan of Green River 1st Place Match Brody Cress (Cheyenne East) 5-0, Sr. over Justin Lewton (Worland) 4-1, Sr. (Dec 8-3). 3rd Place Match Nathan Parris (Cheyenne Central) 34-10, So. over James Teichert (Cokeville) 37-4, Jr. (Dec 1-0). 5th Place Match Bridger Rardin (Laramie) 27-15, Sr. over Ben Nathan (Green River) 32-15, Sr. (Dec 6-1). 138 Results Guaranteed Places 1st Place - Bryce Meredith of Cheyenne Central 2nd Place - Tannar Galey of Kelly Walsh 3rd Place - Zack Larsen of Thermopolis 4th Place - Kaden McElhinny of Worland 5th Place - Lance Lucas of Wheatland 6th Place - Toby Reynolds of Moorcroft 1st Place Match Bryce Meredith (Cheyenne Central) 46-2, Sr. over Tannar Galey (Kelly Walsh) 42-7, Sr. (TF-1.5 0:00 (20-5)). 3rd Place Match Zack Larsen (Thermopolis) 6-1, . over Kaden McElhinny (Worland) 4-2, Sr. (Dec 9-3). 5th Place Match Lance Lucas (Wheatland) 4-2, Sr. over Toby Reynolds (Moorcroft) 4-3, Jr. (Dec 5-3). 145 Results Guaranteed Places 1st Place - Justin Polkowske of Torrington 2nd Place - Kye Catlin of Powell 3rd Place - Daniel Hammond of Cheyenne South 4th Place - Wyatt Hageman of Lingle/ Ft. Laramie 5th Place - Zeke Mamalis of Green River 6th Place - Alex Lacasse of Campbell County 1st Place Match Justin Polkowske (Torrington) 35-7, Jr. over Kye Catlin (Powell) 36-10, So. (Dec 11-6). 3rd Place Match Daniel Hammond (Cheyenne South) 35-6, Jr. over Wyatt Hageman (Lingle/ Ft. Laramie) 38-2, Sr. (Dec 1-0). 5th Place Match Zeke Mamalis (Green River) 38-7, Sr. over Alex Lacasse (Campbell County) 29-7, Sr. (Dec 7-1). 152 Results Guaranteed Places 1st Place - Hunter Haman of Douglas 2nd Place - Paul Semadeni of Star Valley 3rd Place - Luke Lovett of Moorcroft 4th Place - Dylan Klein of Rawlins 5th Place - Austin Waters of Green River 6th Place - Matt Widdicombe of Powell 1st Place Match Hunter Haman (Douglas) 42-4, Jr. over Paul Semadeni (Star Valley) 36-11, Sr. (Dec 7-2). 3rd Place Match Luke Lovett (Moorcroft) 5-1, Sr. over Dylan Klein (Rawlins) 5-2, So. (Fall 0:54). 5th Place Match Austin Waters (Green River) 29-20, Jr. over Matt Widdicombe (Powell) 35-12, Sr. (Inj. 0:00). 160 Results Guaranteed Places 1st Place - John Beaudrie of Cody 2nd Place - Jacob Davis of Powell 3rd Place - Batista Covolo of Evanston 4th Place - Brock Teichert of Cokeville 5th Place - Kodiak French of Wright 6th Place - Bryce Lundberg of Cheyenne Central 1st Place Match John Beaudrie (Cody) 26-2, Jr. over Jacob Davis (Powell) 34-11, Jr. (Dec 6-0). 3rd Place Match Batista Covolo (Evanston) 42-4, Sr. over Brock Teichert (Cokeville) 35-3, Sr. (Dec 4-3). 5th Place Match Kodiak French (Wright) 34-5, 3rd. over Bryce Lundberg (Cheyenne Central) 18-20, So. (Fall 3:47). 170 Results Guaranteed Places 1st Place - Colter Haman of Douglas 2nd Place - Skyler Landerman of Cody 3rd Place - Shay McCurdy of Green River 4th Place - Casey Brown of Natrona County HS 5th Place - Austin Hoopes of Star Valley 6th Place - Cameron Braden of Moorcroft 1st Place Match Colter Haman (Douglas) 38-5, Jr. over Skyler Landerman (Cody) 28-3, Jr. (Dec 6-0). 3rd Place Match Shay McCurdy (Green River) 33-8, Sr. over Casey Brown (Natrona County HS) 40-6, Sr. (Dec 5-2). 5th Place Match Austin Hoopes (Star Valley) 32-5, Jr. over Cameron Braden (Moorcroft) 3-3, Jr. (Dec 7-0). 182 Results Guaranteed Places 1st Place - Cody Delk of Sheridan 2nd Place - Merritt Crabtree of Newcastle/Upton 3rd Place - Tel West of Moorcroft 4th Place - Chance Miller of Douglas 5th Place - Conner Hendry of Kelly Walsh 6th Place - Carson Mock of Campbell County 1st Place Match Cody Delk (Sheridan) 34-6, Sr. over Merritt Crabtree (Newcastle/Upton) 23-3, Sr. (Dec 7-5). 3rd Place Match Tel West (Moorcroft) 4-1, Sr. over Chance Miller (Douglas) 32-9, Sr. (Inj. 0:00). 5th Place Match Conner Hendry (Kelly Walsh) 42-10, Sr. over Carson Mock (Campbell County) 25-13, Sr. (Dec 5-3). 195 Results Guaranteed Places 1st Place - Tevis Bartlett of Cheyenne East 2nd Place - Zach Thompson of Powell 3rd Place - Wyatt Somsen of Southeast HS 4th Place - Theodore Dawson of Jackson Hole 5th Place - Bridger Berry of Natrona County HS 6th Place - Kolton Hall of Newcastle/Upton 1st Place Match Tevis Bartlett (Cheyenne East) 4-0, Jr. over Zach Thompson (Powell) 32-9, Sr. (Fall 1:30). 3rd Place Match Wyatt Somsen (Southeast HS) 29-2, Sr. over Theodore Dawson (Jackson Hole) 34-8, So. (Dec 7-3). 5th Place Match Bridger Berry (Natrona County HS) 35-19, Sr. over Kolton Hall (Newcastle/Upton) 16-7, Jr. (OT 8-6). 220 Results Guaranteed Places 1st Place - Sterling Baker of Dubois 2nd Place - Riley Stringer of Powell 3rd Place - Brendon MacKearney of Campbell County 4th Place - Spencer Redland of Greybull 5th Place - Tory Music of Sheridan 6th Place - Casey Hernandez of Worland 1st Place Match Sterling Baker (Dubois) 33-2, Sr. over Riley Stringer (Powell) 29-10, Jr. (Fall 0:21). 3rd Place Match Brendon MacKearney (Campbell County) 30-5, Sr. over Spencer Redland (Greybull) 27-5, Sr. (Dec 9-8). 5th Place Match Tory Music (Sheridan) 24-5, Jr. over Casey Hernandez (Worland) 2-3, Sr. (Dec 5-3). 285 Results Guaranteed Places 1st Place - Colton Trisler of Star Valley 2nd Place - Woodrow Davidson of Rawlins 3rd Place - Kaleb Clark of Kelly Walsh 4th Place - Rowdy Gard of Powell 5th Place - Brett Schaeffer of Cheyenne East 6th Place - Dane Chambers of Sheridan 1st Place Match Colton Trisler (Star Valley) 37-5, Sr. over Woodrow Davidson (Rawlins) 3-1, Sr. (Dec 7-5). 3rd Place Match Kaleb Clark (Kelly Walsh) 29-9, Sr. over Rowdy Gard (Powell) 29-9, Jr. (Dec 10-4). 5th Place Match Brett Schaeffer (Cheyenne East) 4-2, Sr. over Dane Chambers (Sheridan) 28-16, Sr. (OT 7-5).

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