Boys Varsity Wrestling · Boys Varsity Wrestling finishes 2nd place at Sectional


  Place Points
Rensselaer Central High School 1st 208.5
Winamac Community High School 2nd 159
North Newton High School 3rd 142
Twin Lakes High School 4th 138
Benton Central High School 5th 105
Logansport High School 6th 95.5
North White High School 7th 81
West Central High School 8th 80
Frontier High School 9th 70
South Newton High School 10th 66
Pioneer High School 11th 59
Tri-County High School 12th 13.5

The Warriors had an outstanding performance at the Twin Lakes’ sectional, finishing as sectional runner-ups to a solid Rensselaer team. The Warriors advanced eight wrestlers to Regional next week at Logansport. The top-4 finishers in each weight class at regional will advance to semi-state in East Chicago. The Warriors had three individual champions on the day: Tyler Tankersley (113), Shaun Pratt (120), and Jason Tankersley (160).

Individual Results:
106- Kolbey Wegner (5th & regional alternate)
113- Tyler Tankersley (1st)
120- Shaun Pratt (1st)
126- Philip Crippin (3rd)
138- Brendan Day (4th)
145- Caleb Good (3rd)
152- Tyler Perry (4th)
160- Jason Tankersley (1st)
182- Dakota Smith (4th)

Individual Match Summaries:
106–Kolbey Wegner (26-7) placed 5th and scored 10.0 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Kolbey Wegner (Winamac Community) 9-7 received a bye () (Bye)
Quarterfinal – Caleb Turner (Twin Lakes) 20-21 won by major decision over Kolbey Wegner (Winamac Community) 9-7 (MD 9-0)
Cons. Round 2 – Kolbey Wegner (Winamac Community) 9-7 won by forfeit over Forfeit FF (Pioneer) 0-2 (For.)
Cons. Round 3 – Cade Keller (Benton Central) 18-7 won by fall over Kolbey Wegner (Winamac Community) 9-7 (Fall 5:05)
5th Place Match – Kolbey Wegner (Winamac Community) 9-7 won by fall over Ashton Klein (Logansport) 6-12 (Fall 3:57)

113–Tyler Tankersley (27-4) placed 1st and scored 25.0 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Tyler Tankersley (Winamac Community) 15-4 won by fall over Ella McNulty (Twin Lakes) 11-16 (Fall 0:21)
Quarterfinal – Tyler Tankersley (Winamac Community) 15-4 won by fall over Martha Sanchez (Logansport) 4-17 (Fall 4:12)
Semifinal – Tyler Tankersley (Winamac Community) 15-4 won by fall over Aydan Barron (North Newton) 16-11 (Fall 1:10)
1st Place Match – Tyler Tankersley (Winamac Community) 15-4 won by major decision over Branden Simmons (Frontier) 19-7 (MD 10-2)

120–Shaun Pratt (28-4) placed 1st and scored 25.0 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Shaun Pratt (Winamac Community) 16-4 received a bye () (Bye)
Quarterfinal – Shaun Pratt (Winamac Community) 16-4 won by fall over Coltin Tarr (West Central) 1-20 (Fall 0:40)
Semifinal – Shaun Pratt (Winamac Community) 16-4 won by major decision over Preston Jones (Logansport) 15-14 (MD 14-3)
1st Place Match – Shaun Pratt (Winamac Community) 16-4 won by fall over Blake Whaley (South Newton) 19-9 (Fall 1:07)

126–Phillip Crippin (28-4) placed 3rd and scored 18.0 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Phillip Crippin (Winamac Community) 22-4 received a bye () (Bye)
Quarterfinal – Phillip Crippin (Winamac Community) 22-4 won by fall over Kane Sell (South Newton) 8-5 (Fall 4:28)
Semifinal – Tristen Sizemore (West Central) 21-11 won by fall over Phillip Crippin (Winamac Community) 22-4 (Fall 1:55)
Cons. Round 3 – Phillip Crippin (Winamac Community) 22-4 won by fall over Jett Stokes (Benton Central) 6-13 (Fall 2:15)
3rd Place Match – Phillip Crippin (Winamac Community) 22-4 won by fall over Kane Sell (South Newton) 8-5 (Fall 2:15)

132–Brenden Day (24-10) placed 4th and scored 9.0 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Brenden Day (Winamac Community) 14-10 won by decision over Joseph Henry (Benton Central) 6-17 (Dec 6-4)
Quarterfinal – Coby Johns (Rensselaer Central) 34-4 won by fall over Brenden Day (Winamac Community) 14-10 (Fall 0:38)
Cons. Round 2 – Brenden Day (Winamac Community) 14-10 won by decision over Logan Manns (North White) 10-16 (Dec 7-3)
Cons. Round 3 – Brenden Day (Winamac Community) 14-10 won by decision over Dylan Barron (North Newton) 16-9 (Dec 5-0)
3rd Place Match – Jac Sproles (Frontier) 28-3 won by fall over Brenden Day (Winamac Community) 14-10 (Fall 2:46)

138–Jacob Housinger (11-14) place is unknown and scored 0.0 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Eli Hickman (Rensselaer Central) 36-1 won by fall over Jacob Housinger (Winamac Community) 4-14 (Fall 1:18)
Cons. Round 1 – Jacob Housinger (Winamac Community) 4-14 received a bye () (Bye)

145–Caleb Good (19-12) placed 3rd and scored 18.0 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Caleb Good (Winamac Community) 18-12 received a bye () (Bye)
Quarterfinal – Caleb Good (Winamac Community) 18-12 won by fall over Andrew Ball (North White) 17-18 (Fall 0:37)
Semifinal – Kyle Carter (Rensselaer Central) 29-3 won by major decision over Caleb Good (Winamac Community) 18-12 (MD 8-0)
Cons. Round 3 – Caleb Good (Winamac Community) 18-12 won by fall over Kevin Melgar (Logansport) 1-3 (Fall 4:45)
3rd Place Match – Caleb Good (Winamac Community) 18-12 won by fall over Luke Ulrich (Tri-County) 22-10 (Fall 2:44)

152–Tyler Perry (21-10) placed 4th and scored 14.0 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Tyler Perry (Winamac Community) 14-10 received a bye () (Bye)
Quarterfinal – Tyler Perry (Winamac Community) 14-10 won by fall over Dalton Lynch (Rensselaer Central) 23-15 (Fall 1:22)
Semifinal – Anthony Pulliam (Twin Lakes) 30-8 won by fall over Tyler Perry (Winamac Community) 14-10 (Fall 4:33)
Cons. Round 3 – Tyler Perry (Winamac Community) 14-10 won by fall over Christian Villaneuva (Logansport) 8-10 (Fall 2:09)
3rd Place Match – Dylan Olive (North Newton) 22-7 won by fall over Tyler Perry (Winamac Community) 14-10 (Fall 3:16)

160–Jason Tankersley (30-1) placed 1st and scored 26.0 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Jason Tankersley (Winamac Community) 25-1 won by fall over Brody Howard (Frontier) 5-11 (Fall 0:30)
Quarterfinal – Jason Tankersley (Winamac Community) 25-1 won by fall over Manuel Flores (Logansport) 5-10 (Fall 0:28)
Semifinal – Jason Tankersley (Winamac Community) 25-1 won by fall over Peyton Schnurpel (Pioneer) 12-14 (Fall 1:40)
1st Place Match – Jason Tankersley (Winamac Community) 25-1 won by fall over Elijah Duranleau (North Newton) 19-6 (Fall 3:44)

170–Isaiah Wilson (16-10) place is unknown and scored 0.0 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Camron Neeley (West Central) 6-5 won by fall over Isaiah Wilson (Winamac Community) 9-10 (Fall 1:10)
Cons. Round 1 – Isaiah Wilson (Winamac Community) 9-10 received a bye () (Bye)

182–Dakota Smith (22-14) placed 4th and scored 14.0 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Dakota Smith (Winamac Community) 17-14 won by forfeit over Forfeit FF (West Central) 0-1 (For.)
Quarterfinal – Dakota Smith (Winamac Community) 17-14 won by fall over Christian Mendoza (Benton Central) 10-14 (Fall 3:54)
Semifinal – Josh Manfred (Logansport) 23-4 won by fall over Dakota Smith (Winamac Community) 17-14 (Fall 4:49)
Cons. Round 3 – Dakota Smith (Winamac Community) 17-14 won by fall over Kaleb Roth (Twin Lakes) 10-21 (Fall 1:34)
3rd Place Match – Richie Spear (North White) 20-10 won by decision over Dakota Smith (Winamac Community) 17-14 (Dec 7-6)

195–Cameron Benesh (19-13) place is unknown and scored 0.0 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Cameron Benesh (Winamac Community) 10-12 won by forfeit over Forfeit FF (West Central) 0-1 (For.)
Quarterfinal – Zak Vanderwal (Benton Central) 11-11 won by fall over Cameron Benesh (Winamac Community) 10-12 (Fall 2:18)
Cons. Round 2 – Peter John Charles (Logansport) 5-11 won in the ultimate tie breaker over Cameron Benesh (Winamac Community) 10-12 (UTB 7-6)

220–Remy Schwartz (8-13) place is unknown and scored 0.0 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Remy Schwartz (Winamac Community) 1-13 won by forfeit over Forfeit FF (Frontier) 0-1 (For.)
Quarterfinal – Wyatt Clevenger (Twin Lakes) 21-11 won by fall over Remy Schwartz (Winamac Community) 1-13 (Fall 0:53)
Cons. Round 2 – Ardyn Calinski (North Newton) 22-9 won by fall over Remy Schwartz (Winamac Community) 1-13 (Fall 1:32)

285–Dylan Penicaro (9-9) place is unknown and scored 0.0 team points.
Champ. round 1 – Rowdy Unger (Twin Lakes) 17-13 won by decision over Dylan Penicaro (Winamac Community) 5-9 (Dec 4-1)
Cons. Round 1 – Dylan Penicaro (Winamac Community) 5-9 received a bye () (Bye)