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Badger wrestlers fourth at George Wild tourney

December 9, 2018
Undefeated Badger wrestlers Evan Barajas and Eli Richards brought home wins again Saturday, December 8, as the Badgers joined 13 other teams at the George Wild Tournament at Kellogg High School to lead the team to a fourth place finish.

Orofino won the team scoring with 193.0 points, followed by Clearwater Valley, 154.5, Timberlake, 146.5, Bonners Ferry, 141.5, and Post Falls, 141.0.

Other teams participating, in order of finish, were Lakeland, Sandpoint, Eureka, Kellogg, Flathead, Priest River, Lewiston, Potlatch and Grangeville.

Here's how it went for the Badger wrestlers:

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Jake Summerfield (2-2) placed 3rd and scored 9.0 team points.

Round 1 - Jake Summerfield (Bonners Ferry) 2-2 won by fall over Jordan Birkhimer (Sandpoint) 0-3 (Fall 1:03)
Round 2 - Peyton Wysong (Lakeland) 2-1 won by fall over Jake Summerfield (Bonners Ferry) 2-2 (Fall 1:12)
Round 3 - Carter Stepro (Kellogg) 5-2 won by decision over Jake Summerfield (Bonners Ferry) 2-2 (Dec 6-2)

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Austin Madden
(4-2) placed 4th and scored 10.5 team points.

Quarterfinal - Austin Madden (Bonners Ferry) 4-2 won by fall over Deklin Boseth (Post Falls) 0-2 (Fall 1:58)
Semifinal - Dakota Eixenberger (Kellogg) 5-2 won by fall over Austin Madden (Bonners Ferry) 4-2 (Fall 4:49)
Cons. Semi - Austin Madden (Bonners Ferry) 4-2 won by tech fall over Heather Wallace (Sandpoint) 0-2 (TF-1.5 3:57 (20-5))
3rd Place Match - Keith Poirier (Priest River) 3-1 won by fall over Austin Madden (Bonners Ferry) 4-2 (Fall 4:34)

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Evan Barajas
(5-0) placed 1st and scored 28.0 team points.

Champ. Round 1 - Evan Barajas (Bonners Ferry) 5-0 won by fall over Ethan Privitt (Timberlake) 0-2 (Fall 0:34)
Quarterfinal - Evan Barajas (Bonners Ferry) 5-0 won by fall over Tyson Tucker (Potlatch) 1-2 (Fall 1:06)
Semifinal - Evan Barajas (Bonners Ferry) 5-0 won by decision over Dillon Yeadon (Flathead) 2-2 (Dec 9-2)
1st Place Match - Evan Barajas (Bonners Ferry) 5-0 won by fall over Lucas Williams (Lakeland) 5-1 (Fall 0:49)

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Evan Nesbitt
(0-2) place is unknown and scored 0.0 team points.

Champ. Round 1 - Casey Olesen (Sandpoint) 4-1 won by fall over Evan Nesbitt (Bonners Ferry) 0-2 (Fall 0:46)
Cons. Round 1 - James Clark (Potlatch) 3-1 won by fall over Evan Nesbitt (Bonners Ferry) 0-2 (Fall 1:35)

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Chad Maas
(4-2) placed 6th and scored 9.0 team points.

Champ. Round 1 - Chad Maas (Bonners Ferry) 4-2 won by fall over Andy Wallace (Post Falls) 2-2 (Fall 0:46)
Quarterfinal - Chad Maas (Bonners Ferry) 4-2 won by decision over Ethan Jerome (Timberlake) 3-2 (Dec 7-6)
Semifinal - Aurelio Morales (Orofino) 7-0 won by decision over Chad Maas (Bonners Ferry) 4-2 (Dec 2-1)
Cons. Round 3 - Ethan Miller (Post Falls) 4-1 won by fall over Chad Maas (Bonners Ferry) 4-2 (Fall 4:12)
5th Place Match - Chad Maas (Bonners Ferry) 4-2 and Ethan Jerome (Timberlake) 3-2 (DFF)

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Bryan Durrett
(1-2) place is unknown and scored 3.0 team points.

Champ. Round 1 - Bryan Durrett (Bonners Ferry) 1-2 won by major decision over Kayden Zimmerman (Kellogg) 2-4 (MD 12-2)
Quarterfinal - Hank Dunn (Eureka) 9-1 won by fall over Bryan Durrett (Bonners Ferry) 1-2 (Fall 1:15)
Cons. Round 2 - Andrew Anderson (Orofino) 6-3 won by fall over Bryan Durrett (Bonners Ferry) 1-2 (Fall 4:43)

138
Grant Merritt
(1-2) place is unknown.

Champ. Round 1 - Jakob O`Hanlan (Timberlake) 2-2 won by fall over Grant Merritt (Bonners Ferry) 1-2 (Fall 3:32)
Cons. Round 1 - Grant Merritt (Bonners Ferry) 1-2 won by fall over Kaylee Page (Clearwater Valley) 1-3 (Fall 0:43)
Cons. Round 3 - Blaise Wright (Lakeland) 3-1 won by fall over Grant Merritt (Bonners Ferry) 1-2 (Fall 0:33)

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Eli Richards
(5-0) placed 1st and scored 27.0 team points.

Champ. Round 1 - Eli Richards (Bonners Ferry) 5-0 won by fall over Derek Knoll (Flathead) 1-2 (Fall 0:00)
Quarterfinal - Eli Richards (Bonners Ferry) 5-0 won by fall over Louis Powell (Timberlake) 3-2 (Fall 3:22)
Semifinal - Eli Richards (Bonners Ferry) 5-0 won by decision over Brayden Turcott (Orofino) 8-1 (Dec 2-1)
1st Place Match - Eli Richards (Bonners Ferry) 5-0 won by major decision over Jonathan Hill (Post Falls) 3-1 (MD 8-0)

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Manuel Naccarato
(2-2) placed 6th.

Champ. Round 1 - Manuel Naccarato (Bonners Ferry) 2-2 won by decision over Chance Muller (Eureka) 1-2 (Dec 9-4)
Quarterfinal - Jonathan Hill (Post Falls) 3-1 won by major decision over Manuel Naccarato (Bonners Ferry) 2-2 (MD 12-0)
Cons. Round 2 - Manuel Naccarato (Bonners Ferry) 2-2 won by major decision over Kale Nick (Lewiston) 1-2 (MD 10-2)
Cons. Round 3 - Brayden Turcott (Orofino) 8-1 won by decision over Manuel Naccarato (Bonners Ferry) 2-2 (Dec 1-0)
5th Place Match - Manuel Naccarato (Bonners Ferry) 2-2 and Louis Powell (Timberlake) 3-2 (DFF)

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Kyle Smith
(4-2) placed 4th and scored 16.0 team points.

Champ. Round 1 - Kyle Smith (Bonners Ferry) 4-2 won by fall over Cameron Estes (Post Falls) 1-2 (Fall 0:00)
Quarterfinal - Ridge Troupe (Flathead) 4-1 won by major decision over Kyle Smith (Bonners Ferry) 4-2 (MD 8-0)
Cons. Round 2 - Kyle Smith (Bonners Ferry) 4-2 won by major decision over Cedar Fisher (Clearwater Valley) 1-2 (MD 12-0)
Cons. Round 3 - Kyle Smith (Bonners Ferry) 4-2 won by fall over Nathan Cargill (Eureka) 7-5 (Fall 2:19)
3rd Place Match - Ridge Troupe (Flathead) 4-1 won by decision over Kyle Smith (Bonners Ferry) 4-2 (Dec 8-2)

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Nathaniel Varelman
(2-3) place is unknown and scored 4.0 team points.

Champ. Round 1 - Nathaniel Varelman (Bonners Ferry) 2-3 won by fall over Blaine Goodner (Kellogg) 3-1 (Fall 1:16)
Quarterfinal - Kai Naranjo (Orofino) 8-3 won by major decision over Nathaniel Varelman (Bonners Ferry) 2-3 (MD 10-2)
Cons. Round 2 - Gavin Fullmer (Timberlake) 2-3 won by fall over Nathaniel Varelman (Bonners Ferry) 2-3 (Fall 1:32)

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Jessie Bradley
(1-3) place is unknown and scored 4.0 team points.

Champ. Round 1 - Jessie Bradley (Bonners Ferry) 1-3 won by fall over Joel Turner (Flathead) 3-1 (Fall 1:32)
Quarterfinal - Tobias Balch (Post Falls) 2-2 won by fall over Jessie Bradley (Bonners Ferry) 1-3 (Fall 1:40)
Cons. Round 2 - Nathan Barnes (Lakeland) 4-1 won by decision over Jessie Bradley (Bonners Ferry) 1-3 (Dec 15-8)

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Donovan Varelman
(1-3) place is unknown.

Champ. Round 1 - Donovan Varelman (Bonners Ferry) 1-3 won by injury default over Blayden Farmer (Grangeville) 0-2 (Inj. 0:00)
Quarterfinal - Peyton Whipple (Clearwater Valley) 8-1 won by fall over Donovan Varelman (Bonners Ferry) 1-3 (Fall 0:27)
Cons. Round 2 - Jasavan Westling (Orofino) 3-2 won by fall over Donovan Varelman (Bonners Ferry) 1-3 (Fall 4:28)

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Andrew Sandelin
(2-2) placed 6th and scored 11.0 team points.

Champ. Round 1 - Andrew Sandelin (Bonners Ferry) 2-2 won by fall over Isaiah Caralis (Sandpoint) 1-2 (Fall 1:53)
Quarterfinal - Andrew Sandelin (Bonners Ferry) 2-2 won by fall over Nick Hardin (Orofino) 1-4 (Fall 3:34)
Semifinal - Joey Follini (Timberlake) 4-0 won by fall over Andrew Sandelin (Bonners Ferry) 2-2 (Fall 0:57)
Cons. Round 3 - Jasavan Westling (Orofino) 3-2 won by fall over Andrew Sandelin (Bonners Ferry) 2-2 (Fall 2:34)
5th Place Match - Jonathan Holcomb (Flathead) 2-2 and Andrew Sandelin (Bonners Ferry) 2-2 (DFF)

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Gabe See
(4-1) placed 2nd and scored 20.0 team points.

Champ. Round 1 - Gabe See (Bonners Ferry) 4-1 won by fall over Jake Suhr (Sandpoint) 2-2 (Fall 1:15)
Quarterfinal - Gabe See (Bonners Ferry) 4-1 won by decision over Hunter Oles (Lakeland) 3-2 (Dec 6-1)
Semifinal - Gabe See (Bonners Ferry) 4-1 won by decision over Bubba Summers (Clearwater Valley) 7-2 (Dec 3-0)
1st Place Match - George Bolling (Orofino) 7-0 won by forfeit over Gabe See (Bonners Ferry) 4-1 (For.)

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