The Cedar Springs Youth Wrestling Club headed to Lakewood High School on December 13 to participate in the MYWA Lakewood Open & Novice Tournament in Lake Odessa. They took 19 wrestlers with 13 placing in the top 4.
“It’s always exciting watching the kids put all their hard work from practice into play,” said Coach Marsman after Sunday’s meet. “There’s no better way to learn than facing that opponent across the mat.”
Next Sunday they wukk head to Belding High School for the MYWA Belding Open & Novice Tournament.
First place medalists were Blake Falan in the 7/8 year old 55lb Novice weight class, Hudson Crystal in the 7/8 year old 72lb Novice class and Ariana Meyers in the 11/12 year old 133lb Novice class.
In second place were Blake Pickard in the 9/10 year old 80lb Novice weight class, Logan Troupe in the 11/12 year old 85lb Novice class and Austin Miller in the 11/12 year old 183lb class.
Third place finishers were Andrew VanGessel in the 13/14 year old 80lb Open class, Carter Falan in the 11/12 year old 95lb Open class and Isaiah McElravy in the 13/14 year old Open class.
Fourth place grapplers were Caden Troupe in the 4/5/6 year old 46lb Novice class, Treyce Niles in the 4/5/6 year old 49lb Novice class, Trevor Marsman in the 11/12 year old 75lb Open class and Wyatt Cooper in the 9/10 year old 110lb Open class.
Over the weekend, 13-year-old Brooklynn Wright and 6-year-old Caleigh Wood traveled to Loveland, Colorado to participate in the War Of The Roses Holiday Championship. They were able to weigh in at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs and had a chance to practice with the United States women’s national team and tour the Olympic Training Center. Caleigh took 2nd place and Brooklynn took 3rd place in Sunday’s tournament.
If anyone is interested in checking out the program, they meet Tuesday or Thursday evening from 6-8 in the High School Wrestling Room. You can also check out their Facebook page~Cedar Springs Youth Wrestling Club.