UMS matmen place 4th at tournament

48_hunter_3864WIN GOING OUT  — UMS matman Hunter Mycke, 135, comes on to win this match by a pin in 2:33 over Layton Zwerneman of Choteau for first place in the Divisional tournament in Browning on Saturday. Mycke finished his season with a perfect 25-0 record.  Photo for the I-O by Colleen Moritz





Saturday the home boys were in Browning, host of the middle school divisional wrestling tournament.

Participating towns and cities included Cascade, C-JI, Cut Bank, DeLaSalle, East Glacier, Fairfield, Fort Benton, Heart Butte, Simms, and Valier.

The top four places and team points went like this: 1st Choteau 223, 2nd Browning 158, 3rd Cut Bank 148, and 4th Conrad 145.

The team came home with three- first place medals, two-second places, three-thirds, four-fourths, two-fifths, and one-sixth place.

Hunter Mycke had a super season on the mats. A man on a mission, he placed first at the tournament, and every meet of the season. For the year he was undefeated at 25-0 and his UMS record is 80-30.

Individual results, place and school record for the season looked like this:

70-85 Weight Class

Joe DeBoo 3-1, 3rd, 13-12; Blake Larson 0-3, 5th, 10-11; Kyle Richter 2-2, 4th, 12-16; Dawson Aldrich 2-2, 5th, 6-19; Shane Townsend-3-16; Ethan Cliver 0-2, 3-16.

100-115 Weight Class

Cooper Dailey 0-2, 5-17; Dawson Berg 2-0, 1st, 19-4; Brandon Vanderbush 1-3, 6th, 7-12; Parker Larson 0-2, 5-19; James DeBoo 2-1, 2nd, 22-8, 50-42; Kale Larson 2-0, 1st, 4-10; Richard Ratzburg 0-2, 3rd, 0-18.

125-165 Weight Class

Chuck Badget 0-2, 4th, 1-21; Chaise Arrowtop 0-2, 4th, 9-10, 22-50; Hunter Mycke 2-0, 1st, 25-0, 80-30; Bradley Vanderbush 2-2, 4th, 15-14; Daylon Jay 3-1, 3rd, 7-15; Alec Breding 2-2, 5th, 9-18; Matt Kingsolver 1-1, 2nd, 7-12.

The UMS wrestlers were coached by Kevin Moritz and  assisted by Doug Moritz.