UMS wrestlers capture first place in home tournament

47_ums_7706FIRST PLACE TEAM  — UMS wrestlers placed first at the Conrad meet on Saturday, getting tuned up for the Northern/Southern Divisional Wrestling tournament hosted by Conrad this Saturday. From the left in front are Tyler Richter, Javan Carroll, Blaine Berg, Tyler Schultz, Tristen Diedrich, Chris Morano and Alec Breding. In the second row is Brooke Mycke, Kale Larson, Dakota Suta, James DeBoo, Blake Underdahl, Bradley Vanderbush, Joe DeBoo and Danielle Moritz. In the back row are Assistant Coach Doug Moritz, Dawson Berg, Kyle Richter, Hunter Mycke, Chaise Arrowtop, Cooper Dailey and Coach Kevin Moritz. Not pictured is Parker Larson.  I-O Photo by Colleen Moritz

Last Friday the UMS wrestlers were in Cut Bank for a match up tourney.

Other teams participating included Great Falls, Fort Benton, Heart Butte, Shelby and Valier. “It was a good warm-up for Saturday’s tournament at home,” commented Coach Kevin Moritz.

Conrad hosted 16 teams that included Browning, Choteau, CJ-I, Cut Bank, East Glacier, Fort Benton, Great Falls, Havre, Heart Butte, Lewistown, Simms, Shelby Stanford/Geyser and Valier.

On their way to blitzing the competition, the home boys got five-first places, seven-second places, two-third places, one-fourth place, one-fifth place and three-sixth places.

The top four team scores and finishes went like this: CONRAD 252; Shelby 179; Cut Bank 137; Browning 115.

In order, the other teams went this way: Havre, Valier, Lewiston, Great Falls, Fort Benton, Simms, Choteau, Heart Butte, East Glacier, Stanford/Geyer and CJ-I.

This weekend, Saturday, Conrad will be hosting the Northern/Southern Divisional Wrestling tourney. Action on the mats is slated to begin at 9:30 a.m.

“This is a chance to come and see some future Cowboys and cheer the home team,” noted Moritz.

Individual results and tournament placing for the UMS wrestler looked like this:


Kyle Richter 2-3, 2nd; Joe DeBoo 4-1, 3rd’ Dawson Berg 5-0, 1st; Cooper Dailey 2-5, 6th; Kale Larson 1-4, 4th.


James DeBoo, 6-0 1st; Blake Underdahl 6-0, 1st; Blaine Berg 6-0, 1st; Parker Larson 0-6, 6th; Chaise Arrowtop 2-4, 2nd; Dakota Suta 3-3, 2nd.


Hunter Mycke 4-2, 2nd, Bradley Vanderbush 3-4, 5th, Tyler Schultz 2-1, 2nd; Tristen Diedrich 3-1, 3rd; Javan Carroll 4-1, 3rd; Tyler Richter 2-0, 1st; Chris Morano 4-2, 2nd; Alec Breding 0-6, 6th.