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Badgers bring home the B Cup trophy

December 5, 2018
Badger wrestling
With nine freshmen and sophomores in the line and forfeiting three weight classes, giving Sandpoint an 18 to 0 edge right off the bat, the young Badger wrestling team was up for the challenge Tuesday as they upended 4A Sandpoint 42 to 36 to win the annual B-Cup to bring home the trophy.

"All the boys wrestled tough and fought hard," said assistant coach Corey Richards. "It was nice to see a full gym of cheering fans and watch how the wrestlers supported each other, win or lose down to the final match."

Senior Gabe Cee fought that final match, clinching the Badger victory with a 1-0 win.

The Badgers travel to Kellogg Friday to fight the Wildcats and Eureka, and again on Saturday for the George Wild Tournament.

Bonners Ferry 42.0 -- Sandpoint 36.0
98: Jake Summerfield (BF) over Jordan Birkhimer (SP); fall 0:38
106: Austin Madden (BF) over Heather Wallace (SP); fall 0:46
113: Kayelin Otterson (SP) over BF, forfeit
120: Evan Barajas (BF) over Zac Kohal (SP); fall 0:51
126: Casey Olesen (SP) over Spencer Eby (BF); fall 1:19
132: Chad Maas (BF) over Jake Ryan (SP); 9-1 decision
138: Malachi Fleck (SP) over Grant Merritt (BF); 11-8 decision
145: Eli Richards (BF) over Mason Bangeman (SP); fall 1:54
152: Kyle Smith (BF) over Brady Nelson (SP); TF 18-2 4:00
160: Isaiah Fleck (SP) over Nathaniel Varelman (BF); TF 21-5 4:00
170: Ryan McNelley (SP) over Jessie Bradley (BF); 9-0 decision
182: Andrew Sandelin-Macintosh (BF) over Isaiah Caralis (SP); injury 195: Gabe See (BF) over Taggert Benefield (SP); 1-0 decisio
220: Korder Tonge (SP) over BF: forfeit
285: Matt Thurlow (SP) over BF: forfeit

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