Forty-Seven Area Wrestlers Earn All-State Honors at Individual State Finals

DETROIT – Forty-five northern Michigan athletes earned all-state honors at the 2019 MHSAA individual wrestling state championships at Detroit’s Ford Field on Saturday.

Three area athletes captured titles while 44 more finished third through eighth place to receive all-state accolades.

Shepherd’s Trevor Robinson won the 145-pound title in the Division 3 finals via a pinfall victory over Grayling’s Max Halstead. Gladwin’s Dillion Kroening finished second to Portland’s Owen Guilford at 171 pounds after suffering a pinfall loss.

In the Division 4 meet, Hart’s Robbie Altland captured the 119-pound title with a win over Hudson’s Caden Natale while teammate Noah Cantu finished runner-up to Clinton’s Noah Comar at 125 pounds. Traverse City St. Francis’ Andy Simaz won the 152-pound title with a victory over Hudson’s Jorge Sereno while Beaverton’s Kyle Cassiday finished runner-up at 189 pounds after falling to Napoleon’s Ethan Weatherspoon. Pine River’s Brock Nelson and Tim Rizor also brought home runner-up finishes at 171 pounds and 215 pounds. Manton’s Jake Renfer also finished runner-up at 285 pounds.

In the Division 2 finals, Gaylord’s Chayse LaJoie finished runner-up at 125 pounds after falling 3-2 to Warren Woods Tower’s Chaise Mayer.

Division 1 Top Eight Finishers
130
Damien Ballan, Traverse City West (sixth)
Other Division 2 Top Eight Finishers
119
Darren Wilson, Mt. Pleasant (fourth)
130
John Sosa, Gaylord (sixth)
160
Jacob McKnight, Gaylord (seventh)
189
Cade Foster, Gaylord (fourth)
Other Division 3 Top Eight Finishers
112
Michael Silva, Shelby (eighth)
119
Lance Clark, Shepherd (fourth)
125
Kyle Schaaf, Clare (fifth)
Carson Hayes, Chippewa Hills (eighth)
135
Bray Haynes, Chippewa Hills (fifth)
Nick Dodman, Sanford Meridian (eighth)
140
Nick Felt, Shelby (third)
Colt Smedley, Clare (fourth)
Mason Hayes, Chippewa Hills (sixth)
145
Randy Pyrzewski, Gladwin (fifth)
160
Bryson Jensen, Manistee (fifth)
189
Jimmy Miron, Sanford Meridian (eighth)
215
Jay Thrush, Farwell (sixth)
285
Colby Roosa, Chippewa Hills (sixth)
Other Division 4 Top Eight Finishers
103
Coleton Fredrickson, Mancelona (fourth)
Aydan Sturtevant-Roesly, Hesperia (seventh)
125
Curtis Perry, Lakeview (seventh)
Mackenzie Baird, Hesperia (eighth)
135
Matthew Grant, Onaway (sixth)
140
Avery Carr, Mason County Central (seventh)
Isaac Hein, Rogers City (eighth)
145
Zach Quinn, Mason County Central (third)
David Shattuck, Montabella (fourth)
152
Brandon Shearer, Beaverton (eighth)
160
Jacob Cassiday, Beaverton (fifth)
Brennan Nickodemus, Traverse City St. Francis (eighth)
171
Jack Owens, Beaverton (third)
Alex Holladay, Hart (seventh)
189
Ridge Schutte, Whittemore-Prescott (third)
215
Skylar Miller, Lake City (fifth)
285
Bryan McCurry, Pine River (fourth)

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