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CS Youth Wrestlers medal in Traverse City and Ionia

Cedar Springs youth wrestlers show off their medals. Courtesy photo.

The CSYW club sent wrestlers to both Traverse City and Ionia and came away with a host of medals. With an overall record of 65-46 on the weekend, 20 medals were brought back to Cedar Springs. 

Some of the best wrestlers in the state converged at the Far North Region Greights tournament hosted by Traverse City Central and battled it out for supremacy in the north. Sierra Streeter had a 2nd place finish in the Open 2012-2014 49lb weight class and Taylor Crystal had a 3rd place finish in the 52lb weight class. In the Open 2010-2011 Tucker Crystal brought home a second place medal in the 64lb weight class. Blake Falan took 1st place in the 2008-2009 Open 75lb bracket while on the Novice side Kale Faurot took 3rd place. The 2006-2007 age group saw Hudson Crystal taking 3rd place in the Open 100lb bracket. A pair of Red Hawks—Carter Falan and Logan Troupe—took 1st and 2nd in the 2004-2005 138lb weight class respectively.

In Ionia, twelve Red Hawks brought home medals as the CSYW team also placed 10th at the tournament with 15 total pins on the day. In the 2012-2014 age division, Deacon Reynolds recorded a 2nd place finish in the 46lb B bracket, while Jaxon Karafa took 4th place in the 61lb bracket.  In the 2010-2011 age division, Dillon VanDyke took 2nd place in the 61lb bracket and Chasyn Winchel had another strong showing with a 1st place finish in the 72lb weight class. In the combined bracket of 77/82lbs, Benjamin Streeter took 2nd place and Eli Gunderson took 1st place on the Novice side of the 52lb weight class. Rounding out the 2010-2011 age group, Jaxon Fitzgerald had a strong day enroute to a 3rd place finish in the 67lb bracket.

The 2008-2009 and 2006-2007 age divisions saw five more Red Hawks medal with Spencer Schoenborn turning in a 2nd place finish in the 08-09 Open 69lb bracket, and on the Novice side Caleb Austin taking 4th in a combined bracket of 74lb/75lbs. In the 06-07 age group, Kaiden Dreyer finished 2nd in the Open 90lb bracket while Wyatt Cooper also took second in the Heavyweight bracket. Rory Schoenborn finished things up for the Hawks with a 1st place finish in the combined Novice 85/90lb. bracket.

This week the CSYW team will head to the lakeshore to participate in the MyWAY West Region tournament hosted by West Ottawa.

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