On February 20, as the second snow storm of the season was beginning, Cedar Springs youth wrestlers were creating a storm of their own over in Sparta. While visiting their friendly rivals over in Sparta, the youth wrestlers picked up a total of 17 medals.
Placers in the 5/6 division were Landon Demorest 37lbs/1st, Cody Averill 37lbs/1st, Tacho Gonzales 49lbs/1st, Wyatt Teesdale 55lbs/4th, Maston Wood 58/3rd, and Ronnie Brown 58lbs/4th.
In the 7/8 division placers were Trenton Roelofs 55lbs/2nd, Mitchell Otteson 55lbs/4th, Trenton Snoeyink 61lbs/3rd, and Jayden Herroon 64lbs/4th.
In the 9/10 division placers were Logan Hull 63lbs/4th, Aaron Smith 71lbs/4th, Ryan Ringler 85lbs/1st, and Allexis Gonzales 90lbs/2nd.
In the 11/12 division placers were Jordan Ringler 70lbs/1st, Tylor Carter 112lbs/3rd and George Gonzales Jr 126lbs/1st.
This was one of the last few Western Region regular season tournaments to be held for the 2011 year. Allendale hosted a tournament February 27 and Greenville is set to host the last tournament March 6. MYWAY Regional wrestling finals are set to be held on March 12 and 13 at Muskegon Orchardview High School. The top four placers will then move on to MYWAY State Finals to be held at the Kellogg Arena in Battle Creek on March 25, 26 and 27. Be sure to make it to one of these tournaments to cheer on your favorite local wrestlers.
The North Eastern Michigan Wrestling Association Regional held its Regional meet on February 19. Representing Cedar Springs, Logan Hull took third in the 9/10 63lb division and Connor Goike took 2nd in the 11/12 Heavy Weight A division. By placing in the top four, Logan and Connor moved onto the State Finals which were held February 26 in Bay City, Michigan. Logan took third at state and Connor took second.