The Spartan junior varsity team wrestled Blair-Taylor’s varsity team Tuesday evening and tied them, but lost on criteria as the Wildcats won more individual matches–three–than the Spartans did–two.
The match featured two entire weights without wrestlers–160 and 285–and another seven matches decided by forfeits with four of those going to the Spartans and three to Blair-Taylor.
At 195, Madden Connelly had one of the toughest matchups of the night against Reed Guenther who came in ranked 7th at 195 in division three. The Wildcat senior pinned Connelly in the second period.
Full results are below…
106 – Logan Seddon (Blair-Taylor) pinned Luis Cruz in 0:41
113 – Carter Bratina (Blair-Taylor) wins by forfeit
120 – Samuel Matias-Escalante wins by forfeit
126 – Brayden Burleson (Blair-Taylor) pinned Esteban Rodriguez in 2:21
132 – Gavin Haldeman won by forfeit
138 – Seth Boland won by forfeit
145 – Corbin Hauser pinned Noah Shepherd (Blair-Taylor) in 3:21
152 – Logan Shranek (Blair-Taylor) won by forfeit
160 – Both teams forfeit
170 – Nick Gann won by forfeit
182 – Braden Smith (Blair-Taylor) won by forfeit
195 – Reed Guenther (Blair-Taylor) pinned Madden Connelly in 3:20
220 – Noah Benish pinned Alexis Gomez (Blair-Taylor) in 5:08
285 – Both teams forfeit
FINAL: SPARTA 36 – BLAIR-TAYLOR 36
BLAIR-TAYLOR WINS 37-36 ON CRITERIA
The varsity and JV are back in action tomorrow against Aquinas in the first home dual meet of the season. Action kicks off around 6pm.