Preps: Pennfield’s Dean wrestles to title

Preps: Pennfield’s Dean wrestles to title


Preps: Pennfield’s Dean wrestles to title


Pennfield’s Taylor Dean won the 285-pound weight class title at Saturday’s first-ever Interstate Eight Conference Wrestling Tournament that took place at Parma Western.

Coldwater’s and Harper Creek’s results appeared in Sunday’s Enquirer. As was reported, Coldwater finished first with 144.5 points, while Harper Creek was fifth.

On Sunday, Pennfield’s and Marshall’s results were made available to the Enquirer via the website. Pennfield finished sixth at the meet, and Marshall was eighth.

Also for Pennfield, according to the website, Nick Schwarz placed second at 189 pounds, Kurtis Babcock was second at 112, Dylan Huff was second at 119, Dillon Striplin was third at 135, Ashton (Robert) Leenhouts was fourth at 152 and Esteban Gancer was fourth at 171.

For Marshall, Corey Dexter finished third at 171 pounds, Kiefer Bartlett was fourth at 119, Chris Hall was fourth at 125 and Brendan Harkey was fourth at 160.


Interstate Eight Singles Tournament: The event took place on Saturday, Jan. 31 at M-66 Bowl, and only Coldwater’s top finishers were made available to the Enquirer. On the girls’ side, Patricia Neely placed fourth, Cassidy Wolff was 10th and Sadie Youse was 11th. On the boys’ side, Buddy Bailey was seventh, Shawn Johnson was eighth, Brady Omo was 10th and Jaden Reichhart was 11th.

I-8 Girls: This past week, Coldwater defeated Jackson Northwest. Top individual scorers for Coldwater were Alysia Vanwormer with 219-170 and Kira Mobley with 162. Coldwater is now 6-1.

I-8 Boys: This past week, Jackson Northwest defeated Coldwater, handing the Cardinals their first loss of the season against six wins. Top individual scorers for Coldwater were Buddy Bailey with 200, Brady Omo with 187, Tyler Newman with 186 and Collin Outwater with 174.

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BOYS’ BASKETBALL: Calhoun Christian at Maple Valley, St. Philip at Bronson, Delton Kellogg at Kelloggsville

GIRLS’ BASKETBALL: Bellevue at Calhoun Christian, Centreville at Colon

BOWLING: Pennfield at Jackson NW, Galesburg-Augusta vs. Schoolcraft, Marshall at Parma Western


BOYS’ BASKETBALL: B.C. Central at P-Northern, Calhoun Christian at K-Phoenix, Harper Creek at Sturgis, Lakeview at St. Joe, Will Carleton at Bellevue, Climax-Scotts at Galesburg-Augusta, Colon at Centreville, Niles at Gull Lake, Homer at Marshall, Burr Oak at Marshall Academy, Tekonsha at North Adams-Jerome

GIRLS’ BASKETBALL: P-Northern at B.C. Central, Sturgis at Harper Creek, St. Joe at Lakeview, Parchment at Pennfield, St. Philip at Mendon, Athens at Jonesville, Climax-Scotts at Galesburg-Augusta, Gull Lake at Niles, Homer at Reading, Burr Oak at Marshall Academy, Quincy at Union City, Tekonsha at Will Carleton

BOYS’ SWIMMING: B.C. Central at Eaton Rapids, Allegan at Marshall

BOWLING: Coldwater at Charlotte


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