STATE WRESTLING FINALS
AUBURN HILLS — Tyler Moore of Three Rivers lost his bid for a Division 2 state wrestling title at 215 pounds with a loss in the state semifinals Friday night at the Palace of Auburn Hills.
The Wildcats’ junior fell 10-3 to Nick Humphries of Monroe Jefferson.
Moore (41-3) will wrestle again in the consolation bracket and can place as high as third if all goes well in the final day of the tournament.
Moore, a junior, defeated Tylor Skinner of Muskegon 11-6 in Friday morning’s state quarterfinals.
In the Division 3 finals, Constantine’s Corey Anthony (135), Jack Jones (140) and Roy Solis (145) were all eliminated after their second loss of tournament.
Anthony lost to Warren Michigan Collegiate High School’s Tracy Hubbard on a 9-1 major decision.
Jones lost 4-2 to Garrett Gelinski of Croswell-Lexington.
Solis was pinned in 2:37 by Paul Scaramuzzino of Croswell-Lexington.
In Division 4, Nik Andaverde (112) of Mendon beat Noah Cantu of Hart 10-8 in the quarterfinals. He faced Clinton’s Noah Comar in Friday night’s semifinals.
In the consolation bracket, Ash Stokes of Marcellus won by technical fall over Carson Dalrymple of Blanchard Montabella 15-0 in 4:44. Stokes was eliminated in the consolation quarterfinals with a 13-1 major decision loss to Cantu.
Andaverde’s teammate Skyler Crespo also earned a spot in Friday’s semifinals at 125 after a 13-7 win over Burton Bentley’s Jake Brand.
Crespo, a freshman, faced Jacob Roberts of Leroy Pine River in the semifinals.
Mendon junior Wyatt Cool earned a 15-3 major decision over Payton Hunt of Climax-Scotts/Martin/Athens in the quarterfinals. Cool faced Dansville’s Jonathan Stid in the semifinals.
Hornets’ freshman 215-pounder Emmett Bingaman saw his season end on Friday. Bingaman rebounded from his loss on Thursday by pinning Roscommon’s Gabe Stern in 1:31 before falling 14-1 on a major decision to Ethan Simmons of Climax-Scotts/Martin/Athens.
White Pigeon’s Hunter Rummler (171) lost 6-2 to Sand Creek’s William Hartz. Rummler lost by disqualification to Climax-Scotts/Martin/Athens’ Noah Eshuis and was eliminated.
Kyle Black (130) of White Pigeon lost on an 11-2 major decision to Burton Bentley’s Robert Rogers. Black came back to beat Bloomingdale’s Brian Paquette 13-4 on a major decision.
Nate Weber (135) of White Pigeon lost to New Lothrop’s Austin Wolford 5-3. Weber rebounded to beat Cassopolis’ Seth Osentoski.
Schoolcraft’s River Fox (285) was eliminated with a 4-1 loss to Clinton’s Josh Brown.
Spencer Fox (130) from Schoolcraft edged Matt Grant of Onaway 8-7 in the quarters. Fox faced Nick Felt of Shelby in the semifinals.
Justin VanDyken (140) from Schoolcraft lost 8-5 to New Lothrop’s Justin Carnahan. VanDyken won his next match 17-5 over Dylan Green of Cassopolis to remain alive.
Ethan Sharp (152) from Schoolcraft lost 7-3 to Gerrit Yates of Hesperia in the quarters. Sharp was then eliminated with a 12-10 loss to Manton’s Ryder Christensen.
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