Wrestling Round-Up

December 20, 2018

Schuyler and Clarkson/Leigh wrestling teams competed at the Wayne Invite on Dec. 15. Schuyler won the tournament while Clarkson/Leigh finished in 10th place despite only having three wrestlers in the field.

Brock Marxsen (106 pounds) was the only Clarkson/Leigh wrestler to place. Marxsen finished with the bronze medal. He won by pin in first match before being disqualified in the semifinals.

Marxsen then recorded another pin before losing in sudden victory in the third place match.

Out of 14 wrestlers, Schuyler had 13 place, including six gold medalists.

Winners for the Warriors include Denilson Martinez (120), Kenneth Castro (126), Miguel Carrasco (145), Caden Yrkoski (160), William Marxsen (182) and Jesus Maganda (220).

Martinez finished with two pins and a decision, Castro recorded three pins, Carrasco tallied two pins and a decision, Yrkoski pinned all three opponents, William Marxsen pinned four opponents and Maganda pinned three opponents.

Maganda remains undefeated on the season with a record of 14-0.

Geovany Chacon won silver at 106.

John Gasper (113), Johnathan Gonzalez (152) and Alejandro Sanabria (285) all finished in third.

Jesus Carrasco (138), Kevin Escobar (170) and Mario Encarnacion (195) were each fourth.

Schuyler is next in action at 7 p.m. on Jan. 3, 2019 when the Warriors travel to Scotus Central Catholic for a dual.

Clarkson/Leigh’s next tournament is Dec. 29 at Pierce High School.

Dec. 11: Clarkson/Leigh at Fremont Bergan quad: Clarkson/Leigh competed in a quad on Dec. 11 against Fremont Bergan, Howells-Dodge and Logan View.

Due to forfeits from lack of wrestlers the team scores were not particularly close, but Colby Harney went 2-1 during the event.

During the dual with Archbishop Bergan, Brock Marxsen was pinned by No. 3 (Class D) Caden Arps at 113.

At 138, Harney picked up a victory pinning Owen Pruss a minute into the second period.

John Langhorst took a forfeit, but didn’t see any other action the rest of the night.

At heavyweight, Cooper Vance was pinned by Archbishop Bergan’s Eli Simonson in 27 seconds.

Against Howells-Dodge, Marxsen and Harney both received forfeits, Vance was pinned by Kyle Pickhinke in the dual against Logan View.

Marxsen and Harney also both lost matches to Logan View foes.

Marxsen lost to No. 3 (Class C) Dru Mueller.

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