Tyler Byrne pins down 195 title at Mid Dakota Monster Wrestling Tourney

Bennett County placed fifth  out of 25 teams at the powerful Mid-Dakota Monster Wrestling Tournament in Presho Jan. 5-6. Tyler Byrne had an outstanding day on the mats, claiming the 195 pound title in good fashion, pinning Tyler Resick of Kimball/White Lake/Platte-Geddes in 4:36 in the finals.

Several Warrior wrestlers placed and Senior Dean Laverack placed sixth at 160 and was awarded the Sportsmanship Award. Bennett County was awarded the Team Sportsmanship Award.

Team standings:

1 Winner 255.0

2 Mobridge - Pollock 244.0

3 Spearfish 196.0

4 McCook Cen./Mont. 175.5

5 Bennett Co. 139.0

6 Kimball/White Lake

/Platte - Geddes 135.0

7 Custer 126.0

8 Hot Springs 118.0

9 Lead-Deadwood 116.5

10 Parkston 115.0

11 Stanley County 68.5

12 Belle Fourche 68.0

13 Lyman 67.0

14 Newell 66.0

15 Hill City 65.5

16 St. Thomas More 57.0

17 Kingsbury Co. 56.5

18 Potter County 54.0

19 O`Neill 51.0

20 Sunshine Bible 50.0

21 Pine Ridge 36.5

22 Warner/Northwestern 32.0

23 Todd County 30.0

24 Little Wound 13.0

25 McLaughlin 7.0

25 Red Cloud 7.0

Mid Dakota Monster Results for Bennett County:

100 lb Exhibition - Jade Byrne (2-10) place is unknown and scored 4.00 team points.

Champ. Round 2 - Jacob Brunner (Custer) 18-7 won by fall over Jade Byrne (B. Co.) 2-10 (Fall 0:31)

Cons. Round 3 - Jade Byrne (B. Co.) 2-10 won by fall over Eldon Abbott (Hot Springs) 0-4 (Fall 0:25)

Cons. Round 4 - Nathan Balderas (Belle Fourche) 3-8 won by fall over Jade Byrne (B. Co.) 2-10 (Fall 4:10)

120 - Clarence Winter (7-4) placed 8th and scored 10.00 team points.

Champ. Round 2 - Clarence Winter (B. Co.) 7-4 won by fall over Donnie Abbott (Hot Springs) 5-11 (Fall 0:22)

Quarterfinal - Wyatt Talbott (Kimball/White Lake/Platte - Geddes) 14-3 won by fall over Clarence Winter (B. Co.) 7-4 (Fall 4:39)

Cons. Round 4 - Clarence Winter (B. Co.) 7-4 won by fall over Ty Allen (B. Co.) 5-7 (Fall 0:48)

Cons. Round 5 - Christian McCarty (Spearfish) 9-7 won by decision over Clarence Winter (B. Co.) 7-4 (Dec 7-3)

7th Place Match - Iver Paul (Sunshine Bible Academy) 13-7 won by decision over Clarence Winter (B. Co.) 7-4 (Dec 8-2)

120 - Ty Allen (5-7) 

Champ. Round 1 - Trinity Mosel (O`Neill) 5-10 won by fall over Ty Allen (B. Co.) 5-7 (Fall 0:51)

Cons. Round 2 - Ty Allen (B. Co.) 5-7 won by fall over Ryder Braun (Parkston) 1-6 (Fall 1:25)

Cons. Round 3 - Ty Allen (B. Co.) 5-7 won by decision over Jaxon Johnson (Hill City) 3-7 (Dec 8-4)

Cons. Round 4 - Clarence Winter (B. Co.) 7-4 won by fall over Ty Allen (B. Co.) 5-7 (Fall 0:48)

126 - Jared Harris (15-6) placed 3rd and scored 20.00 team points.

Champ. Round 1 - Jared Harris (B. Co.) 15-6 won by fall over Nolan Coughlin (Kingsbury County) 2-6 (Fall 3:02)

Champ. Round 2 - Jared Harris (B. Co.) 15-6 won by fall over Sterling Sword (Hot Springs) 3-4 (Fall 0:35)

Quarterfinal - Jared Harris (B. Co.) 15-6 won by decision over Jackson Nockels (Kimball/White Lake/Platte - Geddes) 16-6 (Dec 3-2)

Semifinal - Wyatt Turnquist (Winner) 19-0 won by major decision over Jared Harris (B. Co.) 15-6 (MD 10-0)

Cons. Semi - Jared Harris (B. Co.) 15-6 won by decision over Cody Sechser (McCook Central/Montrose) 9-5 (Dec 6-1)

3rd Place Match - Jared Harris (B. Co.) 15-6 won by decision over Max Sailor (Spearfish) 16-9 (Dec 3-1)

126 - Ridge Ward (0-7)

Champ. Round 2 - Carson Pinske (Lead-Deadwood) 16-3 won by fall over Ridge Ward (B. Co.) 0-7 (Fall 1:36)

Cons. Round 2 - Kadden Dillman (Lead-Deadwood) 3-9 won by decision over Ridge Ward (B. Co.) 0-7 (Dec 10-5)

132 - Mason Heath (5-6)

Champ. Round 1 - Teigan Clark (Sunshine Bible Academy) 14-6 won by fall over Mason Heath (B. Co.) 5-6 (Fall 1:06)

Cons. Round 2 - Garrett Winkler (Newell) 10-8 won by fall over Mason Heath (B. Co.) 5-6 (Fall 3:57)

132 - Kurtis Mooney (8-6) scored 6.00 team points.

Champ. Round 2 - Kurtis Mooney (B. Co.) 8-6 won by fall over Mike Benson (Pine Ridge ) 1-8 (Fall 2:41)

Quarterfinal - Tate Reiner (McCook Central/Montrose) 15-5 won by fall over Kurtis Mooney (B. Co.) 8-6 (Fall 1:43)

Cons. Round 4 - Trinity Brady (Lead-Deadwood) 10-14 won by decision over Kurtis Mooney (B. Co.) 8-6 (Dec 8-6)

138 - Shawn Marrs (5-3) scored 10.00 team points.

Champ. Round 1 - Shawn Marrs (B. Co.) 5-3 won by fall over Austin Bartelt (Parkston) 1-6 (Fall 0:30)

Champ. Round 2 - Trevor Peters (Winner) 18-3 won by decision over Shawn Marrs (B. Co.) 5-3 (Dec 8-4)

Cons. Round 2 - Shawn Marrs (B. Co.) 5-3 won by fall over Max Ellingson (Spearfish) 3-5 (Fall 2:18)

Cons. Round 3 - Shawn Marrs (B. Co.) 5-3 won by fall over Ethan Warnock (Spearfish) 6-4 (Fall 3:50)

Cons. Round 4 - JD Carter (Stanley County) 4-2 won by decision over Shawn Marrs (B. Co.) 5-3 (Dec 5-2)

145 - Isaiah Johnson (4-8) scored 7.00 team points.

Champ. Round 1 - Isaiah Johnson (B. Co.) 4-8 won by fall over Austin Wood (Belle Fourche) 1-2 (Fall 1:07)

Champ. Round 2 - Levi Nightingale (Kimball/White Lake/Platte - Geddes) 14-6 won by fall over Isaiah Johnson (B. Co.) 4-8 (Fall 5:21)

Cons. Round 2 - Isaiah Johnson (B. Co.) 4-8 won by fall over Hugo Janssen (Todd County) 3-4 (Fall 2:21)

Cons. Round 3 - Domenic Lucero (Lead-Deadwood) 10-13 won by fall over Isaiah Johnson (B. Co.) 4-8 (Fall 2:46)

152 - Weston Ireland (9-5) placed 7th and scored 7.00 team points.

Champ. Round 2 - Weston Ireland (B. Co.) 9-5 won by decision over Jaredon Dosch (Belle Fourche) 17-10 (Dec 4-3)

Quarterfinal - Isaac Olson (Mobridge - Pollock) 15-4 won by decision over Weston Ireland (B. Co.) 9-5 (Dec 9-2)

Cons. Round 4 - Weston Ireland (B. Co.) 9-5 won by decision over Colton Hedman (Stanley County) 2-2 (Dec 5-1)

Cons. Round 5 - Jaredon Dosch (Belle Fourche) 17-10 won by decision over Weston Ireland (B. Co.) 9-5 (Dec 6-3)

7th Place Match - Weston Ireland (B. Co.) 9-5 won by decision over Joey Wheeler (Potter County) 3-3 (Dec 4-2)

160 - Elijah Johnson (0-6) 

Champ. Round 2 - Stone Durham (St. Thomas More) 22-5 won by fall over Elijah Johnson (B. Co.) 0-6 (Fall 1:05)

Cons. Round 3 - Caleb Priem (Hot Springs) 2-11 won by fall over Elijah Johnson (B. Co.) 0-6 (Fall 3:53)

160 - Dean Laverack (13-8) placed 6th and scored 13.00 team points.

Champ. Round 1 - Dean Laverack (B. Co.) 13-8 won by major decision over Kogen Yamamoto (Red Cloud Indian School) 7-6 (MD 15-1)

Champ. Round 2 - Dean Laverack (B. Co.) 13-8 won by fall over Jeremy Gillaspie (Hill City) 4-8 (Fall 1:15)

Quarterfinal - Blake Gessner (McCook Central/Montrose) 13-3 won by major decision over Dean Laverack (B. Co.) 13-8 (MD 12-3)

Cons. Round 4 - Dean Laverack (B. Co.) 13-8 won by decision over Tucker Holzer (Mobridge - Pollock) 2-6 (Dec 6-1)

Cons. Round 5 - Dean Laverack (B. Co.) 13-8 won by major decision over Jace Burma (Sunshine Bible Academy) 2-3 (MD 13-2)

Cons. Semi - Micaiah Grace (Custer) 20-4 won in sudden victory - 1 over Dean Laverack (B. Co.) 13-8 (SV-1 3-1)

5th Place Match - Ty Namanny (Kimball/White Lake/Platte - Geddes) 13-4 won by decision over Dean Laverack (B. Co.) 13-8 (Dec 3-2)

170 - Gabe Fanning (6-10) scored 4.00 team points.

Champ. Round 2 - Nathan Bauer (Mobridge - Pollock) 15-2 won by fall over Gabe Fanning (B. Co.) 6-10 (Fall 0:40)

Cons. Round 3 - Gabe Fanning (B. Co.) 6-10 won by fall over Treyvor Schwalk (McLaughlin) 4-8 (Fall 1:30)

Cons. Round 4 - Elijah Zuniga (Spearfish) 12-6 won by fall over Gabe Fanning (B. Co.) 6-10 (Fall 4:47)

182 - Tee Allen (16-6) placed 4th and scored 22.00 team points.

Champ. Round 1 - Tee Allen (B. Co.) 16-6 won by fall over Tyler Braun (Warner/Northwestern) 4-2 (Fall 1:37)

Champ. Round 2 - Tee Allen (B. Co.) 16-6 won by fall over Heydon Strope (O`Neill) 3-14 (Fall 0:40)

Quarterfinal - Garrett Heil (Hot Springs) 17-4 won by decision over Tee Allen (B. Co.) 16-6 (Dec 7-2)

Cons. Round 4 - Tee Allen (B. Co.) 16-6 won by fall over Walker Horn (Belle Fourche) 7-15 (Fall 0:51)

Cons. Round 5 - Tee Allen (B. Co.) 16-6 won by fall over Kezery LeBeau (Kimball/White Lake/Platte - Geddes) 11-4 (Fall 2:19)

Cons. Semi - Tee Allen (B. Co.) 16-6 won by decision over Blake Kainz (Custer) 11-3 (Dec 6-5)

3rd Place Match - Garrett Heil (Hot Springs) 17-4 won by fall over Tee Allen (B. Co.) 16-6 (Fall 0:47)

182 - Henry Johnson 

Champ. Round 1 - Caleb Long (Potter County) 8-7 won by fall over Henry Johnson (B. Co.) 1-10 (Fall 1:30)

Cons. Round 2 - Walker Horn (Belle Fourche) 7-15 won by fall over Henry Johnson (B. Co.) 1-10 (Fall 0:45)

195 - Tyler Byrne (13-1) placed 1st and scored 29.00 team points.

Champ. Round 2 - Tyler Byrne (B. Co.) 13-1 won by fall over William Graves (McLaughlin) 1-6 (Fall 0:45)

Quarterfinal - Tyler Byrne (B. Co.) 13-1 won by major decision over Jason Gerry (Mobridge - Pollock) 11-4 (MD 10-1)

Semifinal - Tyler Byrne (B. Co.) 13-1 won in tie breaker - 1 over Achilles Willuweit (Winner) 12-9 (TB-1 3-2)

1st Place Match - Tyler Byrne (B. Co.) 13-1 won by fall over Tyler Resick (Kimball/White Lake/Platte - Geddes) 10-5 (Fall 4:36)

220 - Jeremiah Briggs (7-8) scored 7.00 team points.

Champ. Round 1 - Waylon Marshall (Todd County) 10-5 won by fall over Jeremiah Briggs (B. Co.) 7-8 (Fall 2:42)

Cons. Round 2 - Jeremiah Briggs (B. Co.) 7-8 won by fall over Kyler Pearman (Mobridge - Pollock) 0-7 (Fall 0:22)

Cons. Round 3 - Jeremiah Briggs (B. Co.) 7-8 won by fall over Kameron Styles (Kimball/White Lake/Platte - Geddes) 0-10 (Fall 1:21)

Cons. Round 4 - Elijah Blare (Winner) 12-9 won by fall over Jeremiah Briggs (B. Co.) 7-8 (Fall 1:18)  

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