Traverse City Record-Eagle


February 2, 2014

Prep Sports Roundup: Titans win invitational in Macomb

From staff reports

MACOMB — Traverse City West won six weight divisions Saturday to capture a wrestling invitational at Macomb Lutheran.

The Titans — with just nine wrestlers — finished with 152 points.

Claiming titles were Vincent Priante (5-0) at 103, Jonah Jasman (5-0) at 125, Jared Farkas (5-0) at 140, Michael Lambert (4-0) at 145, Zac Provost (4-0) at 171 and James Peck (4-0) at 215.

Jasman won all five of his matches by pin. Priante took his five by technical fall, giving him 23 for the season. That breaks the state mark of 20.

Placing second were Corey Johanssen (4-1) at 103, Tyler Post (4-1) at 119 and Tyler Mathie (4-1) at 140.

West wrestles Central at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the team districts. The winner faces Rockford.

Elliotts, Chapple win league titles

Forest Area brothers Matt and Landon Elliott won their respective weights classes in the Mid-Michigan Conference wrestling championships at Manton.

Landon went 2-0 at 119 while Matt finished 2-0 at 125. It was Matt Elliott’s fourth consecutive league title. He now has 151 career wins.

Tyler Leffingwell took second at 130 and Brandon Ames third at 171.

Frankfort’s Jacob Chapple won the 135-pound class. The Panthers had five wrestlers place fourth — Ben Tiesworth at 103, Daymian Tabbert at 112, Brendan Kelly at 140, Brandon Coxe at 145 and Colten Ryder at 160.


Suttons Bay 72

St. Francis 57

Logan Mikesell scored 22 points while Aaron Orban added 17 points and a school record 28 rebounds as Suttons Bay defeated St. Francis 72-57 in a non-league game.

The Norsemen (8-3) led 33-26 at half.

Byron Bullough’s 29 points, six rebounds and five steals paced the Gladiators (2-7). Tanner Kenney added 14 points and 13 rebounds.

St. Francis won the JV game 56-51 as Matt Biggar scored 18.

St. Francis is at Grayling on Tuesday. Suttons Bay hosts Lake Leelanau St. Mary on Monday.

Kingsley 51

Frankfort 41

Two upsets in two nights.

Stacy Almquist scored 12 of his game-high 18 points in the fourth quarter as Kingsley defeated Frankfort 51-41 in a Northwest Conference contest.

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