Yankton wins wrestling match against Tanagers The Yankton Bucks had five wrestlers out of their varsity lineup due to sickness or injury, but perservered to defeat the Vermillion Tanagers on Jan. 7, 47-24.
Nick Kisch gave the Bucks a quick boost in the 103 pound weight class, with a technical fall over Eric Dehner, 19-4. Ken Kasik took another win for the Bucks as the Tanagers were forced to forfeit in the division.
Sean Smith had a superb match for the Bucks, as he pinned Ben Parsons in a time of 1:55.
Matt Dewald came up from junior vasity to fill in and pinned Adam Hasse in a time of 1:46. Vermillion took their first win of the night as Adam Koller won a close 8-6 decision over Ben Portillo in the 130 pound weight class. 135 pounds also went well for the Tanagers as they won on another close decision with Josh Kyte defeating Josh Kuehler 5-4.
Vermillion also picked up a win at 140 pounds with Elliot Hasse scoring a fall over Jeff Kappel in 3:01.
Vermillion had a string of forfeits in the next weight classes with Jared Thedorff winning on a forfeit in 152 pounds, Nick Rivera by forfeit in 160, and Nate Sedlacek by forfeit in 171.
Noah Inhofer scored a fall for the Bucks over Chris Nelson with the time of 5:20. In the heavyweight, Ray O'Conner took a 5-3 decision for the Tanagers over David Lanning.
The junior varsity was also won by the Bucks 42-18. Ben Smith scored a fall for the Bucks in 1:44 over Tyler Zimmerman in the 103 pound weight class. Adam Slowey gave the Bucks another fall by pinning Joe Eckert in 3:10.
Justin Jensen won by forfeit in 119 pounds as did Clay Stoddard at 130 pounds. Jason Kitto scored a fall for the Tanagers over Jeff Scovly in :59. James Free got a pin for the Bucks in 2:28 over Kellen Cusik at 140 pounds. Bryan Broderson won by forfeit for the Bucks in the 152 pound weight class as did Jeremy Huber at 171. David Jensen pinned James Brown of the Bucks in the heavyweight division at the time of 1:18.
Varsity: Yankton 47, Vermillion 21. 103 � Nick Kisch Y tech. fall Eric Dehner 19-4; 112 � Ken Kasik Y by forfeit; 119 � Sean Smith Y pin Adam Hasse 1:46; 130 � Adam Koller V dec. Ben Portillo 8-6; 135 � Josh Kyte V dec. Josh Kuehler 5-4; 140 � Elliot Hasse V pin Jeff Kappel 3:01; 145 � Jared Thedorff Y by forfeit; 152 � Mike Kisch Y by forfeit; 160 � Nick Rivera Y by forfeit; 171 � Nate Sedlacek Y by forfeit; 189 � Noah Inhofer Y pin Chris Nelson 5:20; 275 � Ray O'Conner dec. David Lanning 5-3.
Junior Varsity: Yanton 42, Vermillion 18. 103 � Ben Smith Y pin Tyler Zimmerman 1:44; 112 � Adam Slowey Y pin Joe Eckert 3:10; 119 � Justin Jensen Y by forfeit; 130 � Clay Stottard Y by forfeit; 135 � Jason Kitto V pin Jeff Skovly :59; 140 � James Free Y pin Kellen Cusik 2:28; 152 � Bryan Broderson by forfeit; 171 � Jeremy Huber Y by forfeit; 189 � Don O'Conner V pin James Brown 1:18.