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CSY Wrestlers medal at Meijer State Games

By James Streeter

This past weekend Cedar Springs sent 30 youth wrestlers to Davenport University to participate in the Meijer Winter State Games and they did not disappoint. 22 wrestlers came away with medals, and as a team, Cedar Springs placed 1st in pins with 36 (50:12), 1st in total match points with 460, and 4th overall in technical falls with 3 (9:48). 

Coach Scott Marsman had this to say about the weekend. “This is usually a really fun tournament for the kids, here at a college venue in front of a lot of people. Everyone had fun today, which is what really matters.”

In the 2012-2014 age division, 43lb weight class Deacon Reynolds took 2nd place and Brycen Alber brought home a 1st place finish in the 46lb weight class. Sierra Streeter had another strong showing in the 49lb bracket with a 2nd place finish. The 52lb bracket saw two Red Hawks medal with Taylor Crystal taking 1st and Hudson Cassiday taking 3rd.

The 2010-2011 age division saw more Red Hawks medal with Tucker Crystal taking 1st and Dillon VanDyke taking 2nd in the combined Open bracket of 61/64lbs. Chasyn Winchel had another strong showing in the Open 67lb weight class with a 2nd place finish and Jaxon Fitzgerald took 2nd place in the Open 72lb weight class. On the Novice side of the 52lb bracket Eli Gunderson earned a 1st place finish.

Moving to the afternoon session of wrestling saw five wrestlers medal in the 2008-2009 age group. In the Open 69lb weight class Deegan Pike took 3rd place while in the Open 78lb weight class Blake Falan managed a 1st place finish. In the Open 85lb bracket Jon Libera took 2nd place, while on the Novice side in the 75lb weight class Caleb Austin took 1st.  Also on the Novice side in the 130lb weight class Zachary Vu took 2nd place.

In the 2006-2007 age group, Rory Schoenborn  was a 2nd place finisher in the 85lb weight class and Gavyn Byxbe took 3rd place in the 100lbs bracket. In the 105lb bracket Hudson Crystal took 3rd place and Wyatt Cooper took 2nd place in the HWT bracket.

`The 2004-2005 age group saw Gabe Gair take 3rd place in the 130lb weight class and Logan Troupe fought for a 2nd place finish in the 138lb weight class. Rounding out the age group was Antwuan Nicholls, who was able to take 1st place in the 145lb weight class.

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