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CSY wrestlers medal at state


By: James Streeter

This past weekend the CSYW club, along with 278 other wrestling teams from across the state, converged on Wings Event Center in Kalamazoo for the MyWAY State Championships. Three days, 3300 wrestlers, 8259 matches—all to determine who the best wrestlers in the state would be. The Red Hawks sent 36 competitors and 18 came away with medals. Cedar Springs also finished in 10th place in pins with 34 and 13th place in match points with 478.

In the 2012-14 age group, Brycen Alber (46lbs) was the lone medalist with a 4th place finish. Other state qualifiers included Deacon Reynolds (43), Sierra Streeter (49lbs), and Taylor Crystal (52).

In the 2011 age group, a trio of Red Hawks medaled as Dillon VanDyke (61) took 8th, Jaxon Fitzgerald (72) took 8th, and Benjamin Streeter (82) took 7th. Other state qualifiers included Dawson Pike (55).

In the 2010 age group, state qualifiers included Eli Gunderson (52), Bryson Streeter (52), and Chasyn Winchel (72).

In the 2009 age group, Jon Libera (85) took 3rd place. Other state qualifiers included Isaac Gitchel (63), Cade Troupe (66), Alex Hanes (85), and Dayton Reynolds (85).

In the 2008 age group, Deegan Pike (69) took 8th, and Blake Falan (78) took 5th. Other state qualifiers included Caleb Austin (75).

In the 2007 age group Hudson Crystal (100) took 8th and Dakota Winchel (158) took 8th as well. Other state qualifiers included Kaiden Dreyer (95).

In the 2006 age group, Wyatt Cooper (HWT) took 4th. Other state qualifiers included David Deweese (185).

In the 2004 age group Carter Falan (138) took 5th, Logan Troupe (145) took 7th, and Maston Wood (170) took 6th.

In the 2003-2004 HS age group, Ben Brunner (128) and Antwuan Nicholls (143) were both state qualifiers. 

In the 2000-2002 HS age group, Andrew VanGessel (115) took 4th and David Erxleben (138) took 2nd.

On the girls side, in the 2012-14 age group Sierra Streeter (49) took 2nd place,  and Taylor Crystal (55) took 7th. In the 2000-2003, age group Ashley Erxleben (126) took 6th. Other state qualifiers included Kaycee Collins (122) in the 2004-2006 age group. 

The weekend was a great finish to an amazing year!

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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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