Boys Varsity Wrestling · Winamac Wrestling wins back-to-back HNAC Titles


  Place Points
Winamac Community High School 1st 290
LaVille High School 2nd 190
Culver Community High School 3rd 172
Triton High School 4th 134
Pioneer High School 5th 108
North Judson-San Pierre High School 6th 101
Caston High School 7th 71
Knox High School 8th 52

The Winamac Warriors claimed the HNAC title for a second year in a row. The Warriors had an excellent day of wrestling placing in the top four in all 14 weight classes. There were six individual champions on the day: Kolbey Wegner (106), Tyler Tankersley (113), Shaun Pratt (120), Philip Crippin (126), Brendan Day (132), and Jason Tankersley (160). Jason Tankersley was selected as the HNAC outstanding wrestler.

Individual Results:
106- Kolbey Wegner (1st)
113- Tyler Tankersley (1st)
120- Shaun Pratt (1st)
126- Philip Crippin (1st)
132- Brendan Day (1st)
138- Jacob Housinger (3rd)
145- Caleb Good (3rd)
152- Tyler Perry (3rd)
160- Jason Tankersley (1st)
170- Isaiah Wilson (2nd)
182- Dakota Smith (3rd)
195- Cameron Benesh (3rd)
220- Remy Schwartz (4th)
285- Dylan Penicaro (2nd)

Team Scores:
Winamac– 290 points
LaVille– 190 points
Culver Community– 172 points
Triton–134 points
Pioneer– 108 points
North Judson– 101 points
Caston– 71 points
Knox– 52 points

Match Summaries:
106–Kolbey Wegner (24-5) placed 1st and scored 26.0 team points.
Quarterfinal – Kolbey Wegner (Winamac) 24-5 won by forfeit over Forfeit Forfeit (Pioneer) 0-1 (For.)
Semifinal – Kolbey Wegner (Winamac) 24-5 won by forfeit over Forfeit Forfeit () 5-3 (For.)
1st Place Match – Kolbey Wegner (Winamac) 24-5 won by fall over Owen Falk (Culver Community) 7-12 (Fall 1:17)

113–Tyler Tankersley (23-4) placed 1st and scored 26.0 team points.
Quarterfinal – Tyler Tankersley (Winamac) 23-4 won by forfeit over Forfeit Forfeit (Triton) 0-1 (For.)
Semifinal – Tyler Tankersley (Winamac) 23-4 won by forfeit over Forfeit Forfeit () 8-2 (For.)
1st Place Match – Tyler Tankersley (Winamac) 23-4 won by fall over Trayden Schrimsher (Culver Community) 13-12 (Fall 0:56)

120–Shaun Pratt (25-4) placed 1st and scored 24.0 team points.
Quarterfinal – Shaun Pratt (Winamac) 25-4 won by forfeit over Forfeit Forfeit (Knox) 0-1 (For.)
Semifinal – Shaun Pratt (Winamac) 25-4 won by forfeit over Forfeit Forfeit () 5-3 (For.)
1st Place Match – Shaun Pratt (Winamac) 25-4 won by decision over Conner Deason (Laville) 28-6 (Dec 6-1)

126–Phillip Crippin (25-3) placed 1st and scored 25.0 team points.
Quarterfinal – Phillip Crippin (Winamac) 25-3 won by fall over Gavin Butler (Triton) 6-9 (Fall 1:17)
Semifinal – Phillip Crippin (Winamac) 25-3 won by fall over Nathan White (Laville) 18-17 (Fall 0:32)
1st Place Match – Phillip Crippin (Winamac) 25-3 won by major decision over Trent Fritter (Culver Community) 15-13 (MD 12-0)

132–Brenden Day (21-8) placed 1st and scored 26.0 team points.
Quarterfinal – Brenden Day (Winamac) 21-8 won by forfeit over Forfeit Forfeit (Pioneer) 0-1 (For.)
Semifinal – Brenden Day (Winamac) 21-8 won by fall over Caydin Webb (Caston) 10-17 (Fall 1:48)
1st Place Match – Brenden Day (Winamac) 21-8 won by fall over Ian Brown (Culver Community) 10-10 (Fall 5:19)

138–Jacob Housinger (11-13) placed 3rd and scored 17.0 team points.
Quarterfinal – Jacob Housinger (Winamac) 11-13 won by forfeit over Forfeit Forfeit (Knox) 0-2 (For.)
Semifinal – Derek Wireman (Pioneer) 17-9 won by fall over Jacob Housinger (Winamac) 11-13 (Fall 0:35)
Cons. Semi – Jacob Housinger (Winamac) 11-13 won by fall over Jason Cadle (Culver Community) 5-3 (Fall 1:46)
3rd Place Match – Jacob Housinger (Winamac) 11-13 won by major decision over Zach Hughes (North Judson) 9-20 (MD 11-2)

145–Caleb Good (16-11) placed 3rd and scored 18.0 team points.
Quarterfinal – Caleb Good (Winamac) 16-11 won by forfeit over Forfeit Forfeit (North Judson) 0-1 (For.)
Semifinal – Mason Stepp (Laville) 22-12 won by fall over Caleb Good (Winamac) 16-11 (Fall 2:59)
Cons. Semi – Caleb Good (Winamac) 16-11 won by fall over Ethan Thomas (Culver Community) 6-16 (Fall 0:30)
3rd Place Match – Caleb Good (Winamac) 16-11 won by fall over Landon Lemler (Triton) 13-10 (Fall 4:00)

152–Tyler Perry (18-8) placed 3rd and scored 18.0 team points.
Quarterfinal – Tyler Perry (Winamac) 18-8 won by forfeit over Forfeit Forfeit (Caston) 0-2 (For.)
Semifinal – Gunnar Krause (Knox) 18-6 won by fall over Tyler Perry (Winamac) 18-8 (Fall 2:59)
Cons. Semi – Tyler Perry (Winamac) 18-8 won by forfeit over Forfeit Forfeit () 1-2 (For.)
3rd Place Match – Tyler Perry (Winamac) 18-8 won by fall over Elijah Cox (Triton) 13-6 (Fall 2:17)

160–Jason Tankersley (26-1) placed 1st and scored 26.0 team points.
Quarterfinal – Jason Tankersley (Winamac) 26-1 won by forfeit over Forfeit Forfeit (Triton) 0-1 (For.)
Semifinal – Jason Tankersley (Winamac) 26-1 won by fall over Griffin Scheeringa (North Judson) 12-15 (Fall 2:18)
1st Place Match – Jason Tankersley (Winamac) 26-1 won by fall over Levi Holdermen (Laville) 20-9 (Fall 1:22)

170–Isaiah Wilson (16-9) placed 2nd and scored 18.0 team points.
Quarterfinal – Isaiah Wilson (Winamac) 16-9 won by fall over Andrew Attinger (North Judson) 5-14 (Fall 1:36)
Semifinal – Isaiah Wilson (Winamac) 16-9 won by decision over Travis McCoy (Triton) 12-9 (Dec 7-4)
1st Place Match – Paul DeWitt (Laville) 30-3 won by decision over Isaiah Wilson (Winamac) 16-9 (Dec 10-3)

182–Dakota Smith (19-12) placed 3rd and scored 16.0 team points.
Quarterfinal – Dakota Smith (Winamac) 19-12 won by forfeit over Forfeit Forfeit (Knox) 0-1 (For.)
Semifinal – George Thomason (North Judson) 17-12 won by decision over Dakota Smith (Winamac) 19-12 (Dec 4-1)
Cons. Semi – Dakota Smith (Winamac) 19-12 won by fall over Maclain Middaugh (Triton) 10-13 (Fall 0:01)
3rd Place Match – Dakota Smith (Winamac) 19-12 won by decision over Gavin Hickle (Caston) 14-12 (Dec 6-2)

195–Cameron Benesh (17-11) placed 3rd and scored 16.0 team points.
Quarterfinal – Cameron Benesh (Winamac) 17-11 won by forfeit over Forfeit Forfeit (Pioneer) 0-2 (For.)
Semifinal – Gavin Alonso (North Judson) 18-10 won by decision over Cameron Benesh (Winamac) 17-11 (Dec 13-7)
Cons. Semi – Cameron Benesh (Winamac) 17-11 won by forfeit over Forfeit Forfeit () 1-2 (For.)
3rd Place Match – Cameron Benesh (Winamac) 17-11 won in sudden victory – 1 over Jackson Music (Caston) 14-4 (SV-1 6-4)

220–Remy Schwartz (7-11) placed 4th and scored 14.0 team points.
Quarterfinal – Remy Schwartz (Winamac) 7-11 won by forfeit over Forfeit Forfeit (North Judson) 0-1 (For.)
Semifinal – Hunter Evans (Culver Community) 6-4 won by fall over Remy Schwartz (Winamac) 7-11 (Fall 0:35)
Cons. Semi – Remy Schwartz (Winamac) 7-11 won by injury default over Trace Schuh (Triton) 9-11 (Inj. 0:00)
3rd Place Match – Tyler Gaumer (Pioneer) 5-3 won by fall over Remy Schwartz (Winamac) 7-11 (Fall 0:53)

285–Dylan Penicaro (8-8) placed 2nd and scored 20.0 team points.
Quarterfinal – Dylan Penicaro (Winamac) 8-8 won by fall over Brent Keen (Culver Community) 3-14 (Fall 0:27)
Semifinal – Dylan Penicaro (Winamac) 8-8 won by fall over Cody Winkler (Knox) 12-9 (Fall 1:33)
1st Place Match – Caleb Lemler (Triton) 12-6 won by fall over Dylan Penicaro (Winamac) 8-8 (Fall 3:09)