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Youth wrestlers shine at state


By Jacquie Troupe

Last weekend 309 teams and 3,335 wrestlers from every region in the state competed for the top placings at the 2018 MYWAY State Championship, March 23-25, at Wings Event Center in Kalamazoo. Cedar Springs Youth Wrestlers took 26 competitors. 

“We were very pleased with all of the kids that went to Kalamazoo this weekend, said Coach Scott Marsman. “They wrestled some of their best matches of the year over the past three days. We’re all so very proud of them. They certainly finished the year on a positive note and are already looking forward to picking up right where they left off next year.” 

The team had 27 pins in 50:58 (19th over all), 347 Team Match Points (34th) and went 58-52 for the weekend (181st). 

Nolan Averill had the fastest pin for the team and tied for 9th over all with :09! He had 2 pins in :31 and scored 23 TMP. Gavyn Byxbe had 2 pins in 1:56. Tucker Crystal had 1 pin in :54. Jaxon Fitzgerald had 1 pin in 1:52. Kaiden Dreyer had 1 pin in 3:57. Dakota Winchel had 1 pin in 4:05. Logan Troupe had 1 pin in 4:18 and scored 28 TMP.

In the 2011-13 67lb bracket, Ben Streeter placed 2nd after four matches. He had 2 pins in 2:11 and scored 11 TMP.

In the 2009-10 77lb class, Jon Libera placed 5th after eight matches. He had 1 pin in :37 and he scored 31 TMP.

In the 2008 71lb class, Blake Falan placed 8th after five matches and he scored 30 TMP. 

In the 2007 90lb class, Hudson Crystal placed 3rd after eight matches. He had 5 pins in 8:34 (10th), his fastest pin was in :14 (tied for 52nd) and he scored 36 TMP.

In the 2006 183lb class, Wyatt Cooper placed 2nd after four matches. He had 1 pin in 2:03 and scored 15 TMP.

In the 2004 114lb class, Carter Falan placed 8th after five matches. He had 2 pins in 3:33 and scored 13 TMP. In the 170lb bracket, Maston Wood placed 5th after five matches. He had 3 pins in 5:57 and scored 18 TMP.

In the 2011-13 Girls 49lb class, Taylor Crystal placed 6th after 5 matches, had 1 pin in 2:33 and scored 9 TMP. 

In the 2009-10 Girls 58lb class, Caleigh Wood placed 4th after five matches. She had 3 pins in 7:57 and scored 27 TMP. 

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Cedar Springs Youth Wrestlers head to state


Cedar Springs Youth Wrestlers after a successful regionals. Photo by J. Troupe.

By Jacquie Troupe

Thirty-eight Cedar Springs Youth Wrestlers competed at the Myway West Regionals March 10-11 for the top four spots in each division to continue on to the State competition on March 23-25. 

The team placed 2nd in pins with 38 in 59:49; 3rd in techs with 4 in 14:23; and 1st in Team Points with 586. The kids went 85-61 for the weekend. 

According to Coach Scott Marsman, they are so proud of themselves and of their hard work and dedication. They are anxious for the State competition and are looking forward to the fun times with their teammates. 

In the 2011-13 division 43lb class, Sierra Streeter scored 27 TMP (tied for 70th), placed 4th. Brycen Alber placed 5th. In the 52lb class Nolan Averill had 2 pins in 2:30 (73rd), 38 TMP (tied for 24th) and placed 2nd. In the 55lb class Dillon VanDyke had 2 pins in 1:20 (43rd), his fastest pin was :36 (tied for 70th) and he placed 3rd. The Champion in the 64lb class was Jaxon Fitzgerald. He had 2 pins in 2:11 (62nd), his fastest pin was :11 (4th). The Champion in the 67lb class was Ben Streeter. His fastest pin was 1:58.

In the 2009-10 divisions, Tucker Dines scored 55 TMP (most on the team and tied for 3rd) and placed 6th in the 52lb class. Caleigh Wood had 2 pins in 3:32 (94th) and placed 5th in the 55lb class. Tucker Crystal had a pin in 1:17 and placed 3rd in the 58lb class. The Champion in the 67lb class was Chasyn Winchel. His fastest pin was :27 (tied for 40th). Alex Hanes placed 3rd in the 72lb class. The Champion in the 77lb class was Jon Libera.  He had 2 pins in 2:28 (tied for 72nd). Zach Vu placed 5th in the 97lb class. 

In the 2008 division Deegan Pike placed 5th in the 63lb class. Austin Averill placed 6th in the 67lb class. Spencer Schoenborn placed 4th in the 67lb class. The Champion in the 71lb class was Blake Falan. He had 3 pins in 4:31 (15th), his fastest pin was :25 (tied for 28th).

Olivia Lawson placed 3rd in the 85lb class. 

In the 2007 divisions Trenton Perez placed 3rd in the 59lb class. Brandson Wood placed 3rd in the 63lb class. Kaiden Dreyer had one Tech in 2:20(12th), scored 53 TMP (7th) and placed 3rd in the  80lb class. Rory Shoenborn had two Techs in 8:13 (7th), 48 TMP (9th) and placed 5th in the 80lb class. Gavyn Byxbe placed 3rd in the 85lb class. Hudson Crystal had 2 pins in 2:24 (68th) and he placed 2nd in the 90lb class. Dakota Winchel placed 2nd in the 130lb class. 

In the 2006 division Wyatt Cooper placed 2nd in the 183lb class.

In the 2005 division  Gabe Gair had two pins in 2:00(57th), 1 Tech in 3:50 (49th) and placed 5th in the 105lb class. 

In the 2004 divisions the Champion in the 114lb class was Carter Falan. He had two pins in 2:28. Logan Troupe had a pin in 2:11and placed 4th in the 122lb class. Ben Brunner had a pin in 1:22and placed 3rd in the 122lb class. The Champion in the 170lb class was Maston Wood. He had a pin in 4:04.

In the 2003 division Ashly Erxleben placed 6th.

In the 2002-03 HS division Andrew VanGessel had a pin in 2:29and placed 5th in the 115lb class.

In the 1999-2001 division David Erxleben placed 5th in the 133lb class.

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CS Youth wrestlers place in Myway tournaments


Cedar Springs Youth Wrestlers with medals. Photo by Terry Troupe.

Cedar Springs Youth Wrestlers traveled to Ionia HS and to Henry Ford HS for Myway tournaments this past weekend.

According to Coach Pike, it was exciting to see how many new wrestlers are winning out on the mat. “We brought 43 wrestlers to Ionia. It’s been exciting to see the improvement in all the kids every week. From the newest wrestler to our most experienced, they are proving to themselves that working hard in practice gives them the edge they need to win out on the mat,” he said.

CSYWC finished the day 1st in number of Pins and total Match Points, 2nd in most Techs and their winning percentage was up 13 percent over last week, 102-59. 

Jon Libera headed to the Detroit/Metro Region to chase the Greights. His fastest pin for the day was 1:00 and he brought home the Silver medal in the 2009-10 77lb class.  

At Ionia HS, Conner Dines had the most pins for the team and was 5th overall with 4 in 4:17. Thomas Prins was 23rd with 3 in 3:16. Hudson Crystal was 52nd with 2 in :59. Ben Streeter was 67th with 2 in 1:33. Nolan Averill was 82nd with 2 in 2:02. Karsen Roelofs was 88th with 2 in 2:17. 

Mason Taylor had the fastest Tech for the team and was 3rd overall with 1:13. Karsen Roelofs was 13th with 2:09. Dillon VanDyke tied for 26th with 3:00. Deegan Pike was 40th with 3:47. Gavyn Byxbe was 41st with 3:50. The team was 2nd overall with 5 in 13:59.

Zach Vu celebrated his birthday and had the Fastest Pin for the team, tying for 1st overall, with :09! Dawson Pike and Thomas Prins tied for 18th with :15. Hudson Crystal tied for 23rd with :16. Taylor Crystal tied for 30th :18. Conner Dines tied for 48th with :22. Karsen Roelofs tied for 61st with :25. We were 1st place overall with 39 pins in 53:09.

Conner Dines scored the most Team Points overall tying for 1st with 25.0, Austin Averill and Spencer Schoenborn tied for 30th with 22.0, Deegan Pike was 25th with 21.5, Kaiden Dreyer tied for 47th with 21.0, Tucker Crystal and Thomas Prins tied for 59th with 20.0, Karsen Roelofs and Dillon VanDyke tied for 77th with 19.5, Nolan Averill tied for 83rd with 19.0, Hudson Crystal and Gabe Gair tied for 92nd with 18.0.

Tucker Dines tied for 14th in overall single Match Points with 18, Dillon VanDyke tied for 19th with 17. Sierra Streeter, Karsen Roelofs, Gavyn Byxbe, Deegan Pike & Mason Taylor tied for 43rd with 16. John Elam and Nolan Averill tied for 67th with 15. Taylor Crystal tied for 96th with 14. The team scored 690 match points for the day. 

In the 2011-13 age group our 4th place finishers were Mason Taylor & Dawson Pike.  Placing 3rd were Sierra Streeter and Jaxon Fitzgerald. Finishing 2nd were Taylor Crystal, Karsen Roelofs, Nolan Averill, Dillon VanDyke. Congratulations goes to Ben Streeter on his 1st place Championship!

In the 2009-10 age group Tucker Dines placed 3rd. Placing 2nd were Cameron Ellison and Chasyn Winchel. Congratulations to our 1st place Champions Zach Vu and Tucker Crystal!

In the 2007-08 divisions placing 3rd was Rory Schoenborn. Our 2nd place finishers were Deegan Pike, Kaiden Dreyer and Gavyn Byxbe. Congratulations to our 1st place Champions Austin Averill, Spencer Schoenborn, Conner Dines, Thomas Prins and Hudson Crystal!

In the 2005-06 age groups Jack Sherburn placed 3rd and Gabe Gair took the 1st place Championship in the 112/119lb class!

In the 2003-04 divisions Joey Meade and Logan Troupe brought home 4th place medals. Bringing home 3rd place was Carter Falan. Maston Wood brought home the 2nd place medal in the 170lb class.

Next week the team travels to Zeeland East for a team duals tournament; Big Rapids to chase the Greights medal; and West Ottawa for the West Region competition.

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CS Youth wrestlers at Border Wars


Cedar Springs Youth wrestlers and their medals. L-R: Coach Jake Marsman, Wyatt Dickinson, Deegan Pike, Gabe Gair, Cole Haack, Cade Troupe, Chasyn Winchel, Dakota Winchel, William Dickinson. Photo by J. Troupe.

Cedar Springs Youth wrestlers and their medals. L-R: Coach Jake Marsman, Wyatt Dickinson, Deegan Pike, Gabe Gair, Cole Haack, Cade Troupe, Chasyn Winchel, Dakota Winchel, William Dickinson. Photo by J. Troupe.

By Jacquie Troupe

Three CSYWC grapplers joined 334 others to try to win a plate sized Monster Medal at the first Border Wars tournament of the season in Brighton, Mich. on Saturday, March 25. Coached by their dads, the boys experienced some great competition from all over the state.

In the 2008-2009 49lb class, Tucker Crystal placed 3rd after 3 matches, scoring 6 match points. In the combined 67/72lb class, Jonathon Libera placed 4th after 3 matches, scoring 6 match points.

In the 2006-2007 80lb class Hudson Crystal wrestled 3 matches, going 1-2 for the day and scoring 7 match points.

CS Youth wrestlers were some of 356 first and second year wrestlers that competed for top spots at the Novice Championships in Saline, Mich. This is the third year the club has travelled to this tournament and it is a fantastic way for the novice wrestler to end their year. The eight local wrestlers finished the day 21-10.

“I’m really proud of these kids. They are out here every week learning new moves and driving themselves just as hard as the more experienced wrestlers. They are using that knowledge from those tough losses and pushing themselves to win matches. I can’t wait to get them back on the mat next year!” said Coach Jake Marsman.

The team placed 10th out of 76 in Most Pins/Least Time with 10 pins in 14:22. Chasyn Winchel was 41st over all with 2 in :44. Dakota Winchel placed 43rd over all with 2 in :57. Deegan Pike was 64th over all with 2 in 2:55. Cade Troupe placed 93rd over all with 1 in :42. CSYWC was 17th in over all match points with 106. Wyatt Dickinson came in 2nd over all in Single Match Points with 19. Cole Haack was 44th over all with 13.

In the 2010-2012 55lb class Chasyn Winchel placed 1st after 4 matches.

In the 2008-2009 58lb class Deegan Pike placed 3rd after 7 matches.

In the 2006-2007 110lb class Dakota Winchel placed 3rd after 4 matches.

In the 2004-2005 100lb class Cole Haack placed 1st after 2 matches. In the 105lb class, Gabe Gair placed 1st after 3 matches, 54th over all in Most Pins/Least Time with 2 in 5:45.

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CS Youth wrestlers at Greights competition


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Twenty-three Cedar Springs Youth wrestlers competed alongside 107 other teams last weekend for the final regular season and last MYWAY Greights competition. Almost 700 grapplers competed for the final piece of this year’s Greights medal and a chance to be Champion for the last West Region regular season tournament.

CSYWC finished 10th in match points with 188. Deegan pike scored 31, Wyatt Dickinson, 20; Chasyn Winchel & Wyatt Cooper, 19; Carter Falan, 16; Tucker Crystal, 13; Bllake Falan & Cade Troupe each scored 9, David DeWeese and Bryson Streeter each scored 7, Logan Troupe, 6; Daniel Vaughn, Remington DeWeese, and William Dickinson, 5; Matthew Vaughn & Landen Totten, 4; Hudson Crystal, Gavyn Byxbe & Dakota Winchel scored 2 each. We finished the day 37-35 and 7th in pins with 17 in 25:51.

According to Coach Goike, “Its good to see the kids peaking just in time for Regionals this week! They are really pushing themselves in practice and are not showing any signs of burn out. They are ready for the strong competition at Caledonia!”

Wyatt Cooper came in 25th over all and first on the team with 3 pins in 4:11. David DeWeese was 51st over all and 2nd on the team with 2 in :40. He also had the 4th fastest pin of the day in  :13! Awesome job, David! Wyatt Dickinson tied for 12th in most single match points with 18. Deegan Pike had the most match points for the day and tied for 40th over all with 31. David DeWeese had the top fastest pins for the team with :13 and :27, William Dickinson was 3rd with :34, Landen Totten was 4th with :40 and Wyatt Cooper was 5th with :41.

In the 2008-2012 Girls division, 40lb class Sierra Streeter placed 2nd after 2 matches.

In the 2002-2004 Girls division, 122lb class Ashly Erxleben placed 1st after 2 matches.

In the 2010-2012 All division, 52lb class Tucker Crystal placed 4th after 4 matches. In the 58lb class Chasyn Winchel placed 2nd after 4 matches.

In the 2008-2009 Open division, 64lb class Blake Falan placed 3rd after 3 matches. In the 72lb class Jonathan Libera placed 3rd after 2 matches. In the Novice division, 52lb class Caden Troupe placed 4th after 3 matches. In the 58lb class Deegan Pike placed 3rd after 4 matches.

In the 2006-2007 Open division, 100lb class Matthew Vaughn placed 2nd after 2 matches. In the 150lb class Wyatt Cooper placed 2nd after 4 matches. In the Novice division, 130lb class David DeWeese placed 1st after 2 matches.

In the 2004-2005 Open division, 105lb class Carter Falan placed 1st after 3 matches.

In the 2002-2003 Open division, 195lb class Landen Totten placed 1st after 2 matches.

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CS Youth wrestlers at Tri County/Traverse City


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By Jacquie Troupe

Cedar Springs Youth Wrestlers traveled to both Tri County and Traverse City last weekend.

According to Coach Scott Marsman, “It’s nice to see the amount of kids at these tournaments. Twenty-eight went to Tri County and the competition was excellent. Our kids are improving every week. We have Bryson Streeter who had his first pin, Chasyn Winchel placed 12th over all with most pins in the shortest time, and Jayden Mull had an :18 pin. We came in 1st place in match points with 217. The kids are running their moves. They are looking very good and we are excited to see how they finish out the season.”

In the 2010-2012 Open division 43lb class Dawson Pike placed 3rd after 5 matches. In the 49lb class Bryson Streeter placed 3rd after 5 matches. In the 55lb class Jaxon Fitzgerald placed 4th after 4 matches. In the 58lb class Chasyn Winchel placed 1st after 3 matches and had the fastest pin for the team with :16! Also in the 58lb class, Ben Streeter placed 4th after 4 matches. In the HWT class Luke Ball placed 2nd after 2 matches.

In the 2008-2009 Open division 58lb class Deegan Pike placed 4th after 5 matches. In the 61lb class Blake Falan placed 2nd after 5 matches with 2 pins in 1:17.

In the 2006-2007 Open division 75lb class Gavyn Byxbe placed 4th after 4 matches. In the 90lb class Thomas Prins placed 4th after 3 matches. In the 100lb class Elijah Artecki placed 4th after 4 matches and had a :21 pin! In the 110lb class Dakota Winchel placed 1st after 3 matches. In the combined 130/150 class Wyatt Cooper placed 2nd after 4 matches with 2 pins in 1:08 and David DeWeese placed 4th after 4 matches.

In the 2004-2005 Open division, 80lb class Ricco Artecki placed 4th after 3 matches. In the 100lb class Ben Brunner placed 4th after 5 matches with 2 pins in 2:00. In the 158lb class Nolan Myers placed 4th in his first ever tournament after 4 matches.

In the 2002-2003 Open division, 85lb class Trevor Marsman placed 2nd after 3 matches. In the 95lb class Andrew VanGessel placed 2nd after 2 matches.

MYWAY Greights Far North

In the 2010-2012 All division, Tucker Crystal had a pin in :45, 12 match points, and took 3rd place after 5 matches. Jonathan Libera had a pin in :31 & scored 6 match points. In the 2006-2007 division, Hudson Crystal had 2 pins in 1:35, scored 19 match points and took 3rd place after 4 matches.

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Youth wrestlers compete at state


By Jacquie Troupe

Pictured left to right is Coach Bryan Goike, Jonathan Libera-7th place, Coach Jake Marsman and Coach Scott Marsman.

Pictured left to right is Coach Bryan Goike, Jonathan Libera-7th place, Coach Jake Marsman and Coach Scott Marsman. By Jacquie Troupe

Jonathan Libera, Blake Falan, Gavyn Byxbe, Hudson Crystal, Keaton Klaasen, Trevor Marsman and Andrew Van Gessel and their families travelled to Kellogg Arena in Battle Creek for the MYWA State Tournament over the weekend. They had 30 matches, finishing the weekend 16-14. Jonathan Libera placed 7th in the 11-09 61lb division.

We are proud of how our kids did this weekend and all year,” said coach Scott Marsman.It is a long season and they wrestled hard and never gave up. Thank you to all of the athletes and their parents for a wonderful season and we look forward to working with you next year.”

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Youth wrestlers finish strong at regionals


 

Cedar Springs Youth Wrestlers had a strong showing at regionals, with 15 placing in the top 6. Several will be headed to state in two weeks. Photo by J. Troupe.

Cedar Springs Youth Wrestlers had a strong showing at regionals, with 15 placing in the top 6. Several will be headed to state in two weeks. Photo by J. Troupe.

By Jacquie Troupe

Last weekend, 19 Cedar Springs Youth Wrestlers competed in the MYWAY West Regional Tournament. There were two days of intense competition that resulted in 49 wins, with 15 wrestlers placing in the top 6 spots. Seven of those wrestlers will head to Battle Creek in two weeks for the state tournament. 

Hudson Crystal had the fastest pin for the team with :10, Brandson Wood with :22, and Blake Falan with :30. According to Coach Goike, “Having 15 out of 18 wrestlers place place made for a very impressive finish for the year. The dedication that they have all shown in practice has given them the edge they need to be successful for the State Tournament and beyond.” 

Placing 2nd in the 11-09 ALL 61lb division was Jonathan Libera; in the 08-07 ALL 72lb division was Hudson Crystal; and in the 02-01 ALL 85lb division was Andrew VanGessel.

Placing 3rd in the 06-05 ALL 59lb division was Keaton Klaasen; in the 08-07 ALL 67lb division was Gavyn Byxbe; and in the 04-03 ALL 75lb division wasTrevor Marsman.

Placing 4th in the 08-07 ALL 58lb division was Blake Falan.

Placing 5th in the 11-09 ALL 46lb division was Tucker Crystal, and in the 04-03 ALL 90lb division, Carter Falan.

Placing 6th in the 11-09 ALL 46lb division was Caleigh Wood; in the 11-09 ALL 49lb division was Chasyn Winchel; in the 08-07 ALL 52lb division was Brandson Wood; in the 08-07 ALL 97lb division was Dakota Winchel; in the 06-05 ALL 80lb division was Blake Pickard; and in the 06-05 ALL 130lb division was David DeWeese.

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Youth wrestlers earn medals


 

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Cedar Springs Youth Wrestlers and their families had a busy weekend! A total of 12 wrestlers travelled to Thornapple-Kellog High School for a MYWAY West Regional Tournament, Shepherd High School for a MYWAY North Regional Tournament and Grass Lake High School for the War of the Roses Girls State Championship (see article here for girls results).

Blake Falan placed first in the 08-07 55lb novice Division.

Jonathan Libera placed second in the 11-09  Combined 61/64lb all; Logan Troupe placed second in the 04-03 90lb novice; and Carter Falan placed second in the 04-03 90lb open divisions.

Wayne White placed fourth in the 143 high school division.

At the end of the day, Cedar Springs Youth Wrestlers competed in 38 matches resulting in 21 wins and 17 losses. Carter Falan had the most pins in the least amount of time with three pins in 9:48 and the fastest tech fall with two minutes. Blake Falan was second with two pins in 4:10. Overall, eight team pins in a total time of 20:53 for the day!

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Youth wrestlers finish strong at Meijer games


Cedar Springs Youth Wrestlers show off their medals from the Meijer State Games. Photo by J. Troupe.

Cedar Springs Youth Wrestlers show off their medals from the Meijer State Games. Photo by J. Troupe.

 

Cedar Springs Youth Wrestling Club travelled to Grandville High School on Sunday, February 21, to participate in the Meijer Winter Games Open, Novice and High School Tournament. They brought 14 wrestlers, and eight placed in the top four.

It was a great showing in our first statewide tournament,” said Coach Goike.

First place championships went to Blake Falan in the 55lb 07-08 Novice; Keaton Klaasen in the 55lb 05-06 Open; and Carter Falan in the 95lb 03-04 Open divisions.

Second place finishers were Jonathan Libera in the 58lb 09-11 All, and Hudson Crystal in the 72lb 07-08 Open divisions. 

Third place finishers were Blake Pickard in the 80lb 05-06 Novice, and Andrew VanGessel in the 85lb 01-02 All divisions.

Fourth place went to Marek Russ in the 72lb 07-08 Novice division.

Of the 38 matches wrestled, 16 brought CSYWC a victory on the mat. Jonathan Libera had two pins for the day in a total time of 1:17; Blake Pickard had two pins for the day in a total time of 2:05; and Carter Falan had two pins for the day in a total time of 3:10. Keaton Klaasen had two tech falls in a total time of 6:29. Tucker Crystal had the team’s fastest pin with 36 seconds, and Jonathan Libera was close behind with 37 seconds. Way to go boys!

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