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Wrestling - McCracken wrestlers win regional honors
2/13/2018 10:07 AM

Three McCracken County wrestlers finished second in their weight classes Saturday at the First Region championship meet at Ohio County High School.

Michael Conner (113 pounds) defeated Caige Clark of Ohio County in the quarterfinals (fall 1:34) and Alexei Royer of Fort Campbell in the semifinals (sudden victory) before falling to Austin Green of Christian County (fall 4:33). David Conner (13) won falls over Stephen Everly of Ohio County (2:42) and Ishmael Griffie of Christian County (5:9) before losing a fall to Saul Erwin of Union County (1:43). Esmond Morris (285) got a bye to the semifinal, where he won the fall over Michael Elkins of Christian County (1:47) but lost the 13-5 major decision to Payton Snyder of Union County.

The Mustangs finished third out of the 11 teams competing with 203 points, trailing only Union County (271.5) and Christian County (219.5). McCracken got thirds from Eli Peyton 9120), Kolby Koepp (126), Dylan Martin 132), Hunter Vlach (145), Trevor Tilley (182), Logan Deasel (195) and Blakley Miller (220). The Mustsngs also got fourths from Jayden Frazier (106) plus Hunter Bradley (170) and fifths from Jackson Grueber (152) plus David Wallace (160).

Caldwell County finished fourth with 114.5 points with weight class wins by Dylan Wells (106) and Dylan Gray (182). Trigg County was eighth with 59 points and Colin Stevens (160) winning his group. Calloway County (9th, 36.5), Paducah Tilghman (10th, 11) and Mayfield (11th, 7) also competed.

Listed below are individual and team results from local schools in the tournament.

INDIVIDUAL RESULTS

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1st Place - Dylan Walls of Caldwell County

2nd Place - Gage Fowler of Christian County

3rd Place - Matthew Moore of Union County

4th Place - Jayden Frazier of McCracken County

5th Place - Gunnar Arnold of Ohio County

6th Place - Brock Sharp of Fort Campbell

113

1st Place - Austin Gibson of Christian County

2nd Place - Michael Conner of McCracken County

3rd Place - Alexei Royar of Fort Campbell

4th Place - James Jones of Caldwell County

5th Place - Glenn Mayes of Union County

6th Place - Caige Clark of Ohio County

120

1st Place - Gabe Adams of Union County

2nd Place - Ethan Wells of Christian County

3rd Place - Eli Peyton of McCracken County

4th Place - Keaton Elliott of Calloway County

5th Place - Simaj Kimbro of Caldwell County

6th Place - Luke Emmick of Ohio County

126

1st Place - Sam Bacon of Union County

2nd Place - Ethan Futrell of Trigg County

3rd Place - Kolby Koepp of McCracken County

4th Place - Jeffrey Littlebrant of Calloway County

5th Place - Hunter Dubois of Hopkinsville

6th Place - Zander Bunch of Ohio County

132

1st Place - Jakerion Merritt of Christian County

2nd Place - Payne Carr of Union County

3rd Place - Dylan Martin of McCracken County

4th Place - Isaac Aguare of Trigg County

5th Place - Shane Gray of Ohio County

6th Place - Payton Hayes of Hopkinsville

138

1st Place - Saul Ervin of Union County

2nd Place - David Conner of McCracken County

3rd Place - Ishmael Griffie of Christian County

4th Place - Colin Walls of Caldwell County

5th Place - Max Dubois of Hopkinsville

6th Place - Stephen Everly of Ohio County

145

1st Place - Neal Aldridge of Christian County

2nd Place - Trevor Pogue of Union County

3rd Place - Hunter Vlach of McCracken County

4th Place - Tristan Tinsley of Caldwell County

5th Place - Kevonni young of Hopkinsville

152

1st Place - Zlatko Skuljan of Hopkinsville

2nd Place - Seth Slayton of Caldwell County

3rd Place - Stephen Little of Union County

4th Place - Gavin English of Ohio County

5th Place - Jackson Grueber of McCracken County

6th Place - Timmie Dunham of Christian County

160

1st Place - Colin Stevens of Trigg County

2nd Place - Cameron Coleman of Christian County

3rd Place - Klemmer Nicodemus of Ohio County

4th Place - Carlos Perry of Union County

5th Place - David Wallace of McCracken County

6th Place - Isiah Riddick of Hopkinsville

170

1st Place - Micah Ervin of Union County

2nd Place - Ethan Tomerlin of Fort Campbell

3rd Place - Kolby Morris of Hopkinsville

4th Place - Hunter Bradley of McCracken County

5th Place - TyDarius Kelly of Christian County

6th Place - John Paredes of Caldwell County

182

1st Place - Dylan Gray of Caldwell County

2nd Place - Diion Leavell of Christian County

3rd Place - Trevor Tilley of McCracken County

4th Place - Darius Moore of Union County

5th Place - Dylan Bell of Calloway County

6th Place - Coleman Pickard of Mayfield

195

1st Place - Matthias Ervin of Union County

2nd Place - Niko Bussell of Christian County

3rd Place - Logan Deasel of McCracken County

4th Place - Jesus Avila of Fort Campbell

5th Place - Eli Hatfield of Ohio County

6th Place - Samuel Teutsch of Caldwell County

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1st Place - Ross Hicks of Union County

2nd Place - Dylan Marlow of Ohio County

3rd Place - Blakley Miller of McCracken County

4th Place - Justin Wilson of Fort Campbell

5th Place - Paulo Garcia of Paducah Tilghman

6th Place - Markus Green of Christian County

285

1st Place - Payton Snyder of Union County

2nd Place - Esmond Morris of McCracken County

3rd Place - Michael Elkins of Christian County

4th Place - Darion Dunn of Fort Campbell

5th Place - Raice Hunter of Ohio County

6th Place - Ty Saez of Trigg County

TEAM RESULTS

McCracken County (3rd Place)

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Jayden Frazier (20-10) placed 4th and scored 13.00 team points.

Quarterfinal - Frazier won by tech fall over Brock Sharp (Fort Campbell) 13-12 (TF-1.5 4:09 (18-3))

Semifinal - Gage Fowler (Christian County) 37-5 won by fall over Frazier (Fall 1:06)

Cons. Semi - Frazier won by tech fall over Gunnar Arnold (Ohio County) 20-14 (TF-1.5 4:45 (19-4))

3rd Place Match - Matthew Moore (Union County) 29-14 won by decision over Frazier (Dec 9-5)

113

Michael Conner (26-15) placed 2nd and scored 18.00 team points.

Quarterfinal - M. Conner won by fall over Caige Clark (Ohio County) 23-15 (Fall 1:34)

Semifinal - M. Conner won in sudden victory - 1 over Alexei Royar (Fort Campbell) 39-17 (SV-1 8-6)

1st Place Match - Austin Gibson (Christian County) 26-8 won by fall over M. Conner (Fall 4:33)

120

Eli Peyton (34-7) placed 3rd and scored 16.00 team points.

Quarterfinal - Peyton won by fall over Simaj Kimbro (Caldwell County) 1-2 (Fall 1:28)

Semifinal - Gabe Adams (Union County) 31-1 won by tech fall over Peyton (TF-1.5 5:18 (17-0))

Cons. Semi - Peyton won by fall over Luke Emmick (Ohio County) 8-6 (Fall 0:23)

3rd Place Match - Peyton won by decision over Keaton Elliott (Calloway County) 26-9 (Dec 12-6)

126

Kolby Koepp (31-10) placed 3rd and scored 18.00 team points.

Quarterfinal - Koepp won by fall over Daniel Pomeroy (Fort Campbell) 16-18 (Fall 0:48)

Semifinal - Ethan Futrell (Trigg County) 33-11 won by fall over Koepp (Fall 0:23)

Cons. Semi - Koepp won by fall over Hunter Dubois (Hopkinsville) 9-13 (Fall 2:54)

3rd Place Match - Koepp won by fall over Jeffrey Littlebrant (Calloway County) 21-14 (Fall 1:40)

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Dylan Martin (29-5) placed 3rd and scored 17.00 team points.

Quarterfinal - Martin won by fall over Payton Hayes (Hopkinsville) 9-14 (Fall 0:37)

Semifinal - Jakerion Merritt (Christian County) 35-6 won by major decision over Martin (MD 11-3)

Cons. Semi - Martin won by fall over Shane Gray (Ohio County) 25-23 (Fall 1:46)

3rd Place Match - Martin won by major decision over Isaac Aguare (Trigg County) 32-11 (MD 11-1)

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David Conner (36-7) placed 2nd and scored 20.00 team points.

Quarterfinal - D. Conner won by fall over Stephen Everly (Ohio County) 18-24 (Fall 2:42)

Semifinal - D. Conner won by fall over Ishmael Griffie (Christian County) 33-10 (Fall 5:29)

1st Place Match - Saul Ervin (Union County) 34-2 won by fall over D. Conner (Fall 1:43)

145

Hunter Vlach (26-12) placed 3rd and scored 10.00 team points.

Quarterfinal - Vlach received a bye.

Semifinal - Trevor Pogue (Union County) 24-16 won by fall over Vlach (Fall 5:37)

Cons. Semi - Vlach won by decision over Kevonni young (Hopkinsville) 12-14 (Dec 5-2)

3rd Place Match - Vlach won by decision over Tristan Tinsley (Caldwell County) 1-2 (Dec 6-0)

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Jackson Grueber (17-19) placed 5th and scored 8.00 team points.

Quarterfinal - Stephen Little (Union County) 29-12 won by fall over Grueber (Fall 1:19)

Cons. Round 1 - Grueber won by fall over Alexander Perry (Trigg County) 2-6 (Fall 1:39)

Cons. Semi - Gavin English (Ohio County) 20-9 won by fall over Grueber (Fall 1:36)

5th Place Match - Grueber won by decision over Timmie Dunham (Christian County) 15-13 (Dec 6-1)

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David Wallace (10-9) placed 5th and scored 7.00 team points.

Quarterfinal - Carlos Perry (Union County) 26-16 won by major decision over Wallace (MD 17-6)

Cons. Round 1 - Wallace received a bye.

Cons. Semi - Klemmer Nicodemus (Ohio County) 40-12 won by fall over Wallace (Fall 5:24)

5th Place Match - Wallace won by fall over Isiah Riddick (Hopkinsville) 4-14 (Fall 1:18)

170

Hunter Bradley (9-6) placed 4th and scored 12.00 team points.

Quarterfinal - Bradley won by fall over TyDarius Kelly (Christian County) 10-9 (Fall 5:39)

Semifinal - Ethan Tomerlin (Fort Campbell) 47-10 won by major decision over Bradley (MD 12-4)

Cons. Semi - Bradley won by decision over John Paredes (Caldwell County) 0-3 (Dec 5-0)

3rd Place Match - Kolby Morris (Hopkinsville) 25-9 won by fall over Bradley (Fall 3:06)

182

Trevor Tilley (14-5) placed 3rd and scored 16.00 team points.

Quarterfinal - Tilley won by fall over Andrew Hendricks (Trigg County) 4-8 (Fall 0:56)

Semifinal - Diion Leavell (Christian County) 29-4 won by tech fall over Tilley (TF-1.5 5:16 (19-4))

Cons. Semi - Tilley won by decision over Coleman Pickard (Mayfield) 9-9 (Dec 11-4)

3rd Place Match - Tilley won by fall over Darius Moore (Union County) 16-13 (Fall 3:52)

195

Logan Deasel (36-6) placed 3rd and scored 18.00 team points.

Quarterfinal - Deasel won by fall over Samuel Teutsch (Caldwell County) 1-3 (Fall 0:57)

Semifinal - Niko Bussell (Christian County) 32-6 won by decision over Deasel (Dec 5-2)

Cons. Semi - Deasel won by fall over Eli Hatfield (Ohio County) 10-21 (Fall 2:00)

3rd Place Match - Deasel won by fall over Jesus Avila (Fort Campbell) 28-18 (Fall 5:41)

220

Blakley Miller (3-1) placed 3rd and scored 13.00 team points.

Quarterfinal - Markus Green (Christian County) 24-13 won by fall over Miller (Fall 1:33)

Cons. Round 1 - Miller won by fall over Aldron Tedder (Caldwell County) 0-2 (Fall 2:00)

Cons. Semi - Miller won by decision over Paulo Garcia (Paducah Tilghman) 2-2 (Dec 4-1)

3rd Place Match - Miller won by decision over Justin Wilson (Fort Campbell) 24-22 (Dec 7-4)

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Esmond Morris (26-18) placed 2nd and scored 18.00 team points.

Quarterfinal - Morris received a bye.

Semifinal - Morris won by fall over Michael Elkins (Christian County) 13-8 (Fall 1:47)

1st Place Match - Payton Snyder (Union County) 35-1 won by major decision over Morris (MD 13-5)

Calloway County (9th Place)

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Hailey Watson (5-11) place is unknown and scored 0.00 team points.

Quarterfinal - Austin Gibson (Christian County) 26-8 won by fall over Watson (Fall 0:53)

Cons. Round 1 - Glenn Mayes (Union County) 14-9 won by fall over Watson (Fall 2:00)

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Keaton Elliott (26-9) placed 4th and scored 14.00 team points.

Quarterfinal - Elliott won by fall over Nevin Beagle (Fort Campbell) 4-17 (Fall 0:37)

Semifinal - Ethan Wells (Christian County) 30-8 won by decision over Elliott (Dec 6-2)

Cons. Semi - Elliott won by fall over Simaj Kimbro (Caldwell County) 1-2 (Fall 1:39)

3rd Place Match - Peyton (McCracken County) won by decision over Elliott (Dec 12-6)

126

Jeffrey Littlebrant (21-14) placed 4th and scored 12.50 team points.

Quarterfinal - Ethan Futrell (Trigg County) 33-11 won by fall over Littlebrant (Fall 0:30)

Cons. Round 1 - Littlebrant won by fall over Daniel Pomeroy (Fort Campbell) 16-18 (Fall 2:57)

Cons. Semi - Littlebrant won by tech fall over Zander Bunch (Ohio County) 10-13 (TF-1.5 4:42 (20-4))

3rd Place Match - Koepp (McCracken County) won by fall over Littlebrant (Fall 1:40)

132

Caitlin Powers (5-27) place is unknown and scored 0.00 team points.

Quarterfinal - Payne Carr (Union County) 27-6 won by fall over Powers (Fall 0:30)

Cons. Round 1 - Shane Gray (Ohio County) 25-23 won by fall over Powers (Fall 0:41)

160

Tristan Ives (6-21) place is unknown and scored 0.00 team points.

Quarterfinal - Klemmer Nicodemus (Ohio County) 40-12 won by fall over Ives (Fall 0:46)

Cons. Round 1 - Isiah Riddick (Hopkinsville) 4-14 won by fall over Ives (Fall 1:51)

182

Dylan Bell (20-15) placed 5th and scored 10.00 team points.

Quarterfinal - Diion Leavell (Christian County) 29-4 won by fall over Bell (Fall 0:41)

Cons. Round 1 - Bell won by fall over Andrew Hendricks (Trigg County) 4-8 (Fall 5:00)

Cons. Semi - Darius Moore (Union County) 16-13 won by fall over Bell (Fall 2:55)

5th Place Match - Bell won by forfeit over Coleman Pickard (Mayfield) 9-9 (For.)

Paducah Tilghman (10th Place)

126

Lathion Rush (0-2) place is unknown and scored 0.00 team points.

Quarterfinal - Sam Bacon (Union County) 21-4 won by fall over Rush (Fall 0:52)

Cons. Round 1 - Hunter Dubois (Hopkinsville) 9-13 won by fall over Rush (Fall 2:51)

195

Cameron Long (0-2) place is unknown and scored 0.00 team points.

Quarterfinal - Niko Bussell (Christian County) 32-6 won by fall over Long (Fall 0:09)

Cons. Round 1 - Samuel Teutsch (Caldwell County) 1-3 won by fall over Long (Fall 0:12)

220

Paulo Garcia (2-2) placed 5th and scored 11.00 team points.

Quarterfinal - Garcia won by fall over Justin Wilson (Fort Campbell) 24-22 (Fall 5:38)

Semifinal - Ross Hicks (Union County) 31-5 won by fall over Garcia (Fall 0:17)

Cons. Semi - Miller (McCracken County) won by decision over Garcia (Dec 4-1)

5th Place Match - Garcia won by medical forfeit over Markus Green (Christian County) 24-13 (M. For.)

Mayfield (11th Place)

182

Coleman Pickard (9-9) placed 6th and scored 6.00 team points.

Quarterfinal - Darius Moore (Union County) 16-13 won by decision over Pickard (Dec 13-6)

Cons. Round 1 - Pickard won by fall over Jessie Rios (Ohio County) 2-9 (Fall 4:41)

Cons. Semi - Tilley (McCracken County) won by decision over Pickard (Dec 11-4)

5th Place Match - Bell (Calloway County) won by forfeit over Pickard (For.)

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