Vermillion grapplers fall to Canton 66-12 by Jim Prosser The Vermillion Tanager varsity wrestling team fell 66-12 to Canton in a dual held Feb. 13.
"As a team, we struggled against Canton," said coach Casey O'Connor. "Several of the matches we were ahead or right with them, but made mental mistakes. At this time in the season, we should not be making the mistakes that we did tonight."
The varsity results are:
103 � Dillion Swanson (Can) WBF over Casey Carlson in 4:33.
112 � Josh Montgomery (Can) won by major decision over Craig Powell 11-2.
119 � Chris Kott (Can) WBF over Brett Nielsen in 3:29.
125 � J.J. LaMie (Ver) WBF over Kelvin Tifft in 3:00.
130 � Andy Hayner (Ver) WBF over Dan Romeriem in 2:18.
135 � Sam Nelson (Can) WBF over Raleigh Tiahrt in 3:12.
140 � Rudy Naverette (Can) won by forfeit.
145 � Mike Block (Can) won by forfeit.
152 � Ryan Lewis (Can) won by forfeit.
160 � Devin Toft (Can) won by forfeit.
171 � Jason Mundt (Can) WBF over Adam Hasse in 4:27.
189 � John Swenson (Can) won by technical fall over Taylor Birgen 23-8.
215 � Rob Lynde (Can) won by decision over Brad Simons 3-1.
275 � Kyle Mulder (Can) won by forfeit.
Tanager Junior Varsity results are:
103 � Dillion Swenson (Can) won by decision over Ryan O'Connor 3-2.
119 � Lee Wong (Can) WBF over Luke Heine in 0:21.
135 � Eric McPherson (Ver) won by decision over Marcus Langan 6-2.
189 � Phil Gacke (Can) WBF over Jordan Anderson in 1:11.
189 � Anthony Johnson (Can) WBF over Roman LaMie in 0:32.
189 � Alan Salwei (Can) WBF over Thomas Mollett in 1:21.
215 � Zach Bird (Can) WBF over Harrison Hawley in 1:38.
"Several individuals wrestled very well for us. J.J. LaMie and Andy Hayner both came out fired up and were ready to wrestle," O'Connor said. "We will certainly discuss a few things and begin the process of mentally preparing ourselves for the regional tournament at Sioux Falls Washington next week."