After just two practices, Butte wrestlers place fifth

After just two practices, Butte wrestlers place fifth

HELENA — You have to wonder just how good the Butte Wrestling Club will be after it gets some serious practice time in.

The Butte wrestlers placed fifth out of 60 Saturday at the Helltown Throwdown. That comes after just two days of practice in the young season.

Four Mining City wrestlers walked away with titles in their respective groups — Tripp Johnston, Paxton McEwen, Adalie Hazlett and Maverick McEwen.

Johnston won the 6U 36-pound division title, Paxton McEwen won gold in the 8U 53-pound boys division, Hazlett won the 8U 53-pound girls group, and Maverick McEwen topped the field in the middle school 106-pound division

Butte wrestlers Cameron Johnston and Bridger Brancamp placed second in their divisions, while William Pesanti placed third. Sawyer Hunter, Ryder McEwen, Bode Hazlett, Colter Espelin and Will Stepan placed fourth, and Bearick McEwen, Aspen Garrison and Kohen Rilley finished fifth.

Team Champs, a club from Billings won the team title. North Montana Wrestling Club took second, and Flathead Valley Wrestling Club placed third. The Billings Wrestling Club finished fourth with 76 points. Butte earned 68 points.

Top 8 Team Scores
Team Champs                                     88
North Montana Wrestling Club          82
Flathead Valley Wrestling Club         79
Billings Wrestling Club                      76
Butte Wrestling Club                          68
Legends of Gold MT                          68
Rustlers Wrestling Club                     66
Helena Wresting Club                        63

Butte Wrestling Club results
6U 36

Tripp Johnston’s place is 1st and has scored 10.0 team points.

Round 1 – Tripp Johnston (Butte wrestling club) won by fall over Colter Bench (Kalispell wrestling club) (Fall 0:27)

Round 2 – Tripp Johnston (Butte wrestling club) won by major decision over Neala Block (Bluehawk wrestling club) (Maj 14-4)

6U 40

Bearick McEwen’s place is 5th and has scored 2.0 team points.

Champ. Round 1 – Bearick McEwen (Butte wrestling club) won by decision over Ridge Barnes (Dillon wrestling club) (Dec 8-5)

Quarterfinal – Avyn Hipple (Havre Wrestling Club) won in sudden victory – 1 over Bearick McEwen (Butte wrestling club) (SV-1 12-10)

Cons. Round 2 – Bearick McEwen (Butte wrestling club) won by fall over Beckam Walston (Team Champs) (Fall 0:15)

Cons. Round 3 – Bearick McEwen (Butte wrestling club) won by fall over Kruz Aguayo (Team Champs) (Fall 0:38)

Cons. Semi – Dylan Nelson (Conrad Wrestling Club) won by fall over Bearick McEwen (Butte wrestling club) (Fall 0:48)

5th Place Match – Bearick McEwen (Butte wrestling club) won by fall over Sadie Sweat (Kalispell wrestling club) (Fall 0:18)

6U 45

Dominic Martinez’s place is unknown and has scored 0.0 team points.

Champ. Round 1 – Kirby Kegel (North Montana Wrestling Club) won by fall over Dominic Martinez (Butte wrestling club) (Fall 1:13)

Cons. Round 1 – Dominic Martinez (Butte wrestling club) received a bye () (Bye)

Cons. Round 2 – Jared Petersen (Sun River Valley) won by fall over Dominic Martinez (Butte wrestling club) (Fall 0:29)

6U 45

King Hubbard’s place is unknown and has scored 0.0 team points.

Champ. Round 1 – Luka Moran (Billings Wrestling Club) won by fall over King Hubbard (Butte wrestling club) (Fall 2:29)

Cons. Round 1 – King Hubbard (Butte wrestling club) received a bye () (Bye)

Cons. Round 2 – Noah Hollamon (Butte wrestling club) won by fall over King Hubbard (Butte wrestling club) (Fall 1:32)

6U 45

Noah Hollamon’s place is unknown and has scored 0.0 team points.

Champ. Round 1 – Noah Hollamon (Butte wrestling club) won by major decision over Ryatt Sheridan (Helena Wrestling Club) (Maj 18-5)

Quarterfinal – Connor Beckett (Headwaters Wrestling Academy) won by tech fall over Noah Hollamon (Butte wrestling club) (TF 22-7)

Cons. Round 2 – Noah Hollamon (Butte wrestling club) won by fall over King Hubbard (Butte wrestling club) (Fall 1:32)

Cons. Round 3 – Jared Petersen (Sun River Valley) won by tech fall over Noah Hollamon (Butte wrestling club) (TF 20-4)

6U 50

William Pesanti’s place is 3rd and has scored 5.0 team points.

Quarterfinal – William Pesanti (Butte wrestling club) won by tech fall over Adrian Wilburn (Helena Wrestling Club) (TF 17-2)

Semifinal – William Pesanti (Butte wrestling club) won by decision over Dakota Britton (Team Champs) (Dec 17-11)

1st Place Match – Braxtyn Hayes (Team Champs) won by fall over William Pesanti (Butte wrestling club) (Fall 0:31)

2nd Place Match – Tristan Hayden (Bozeman Wrestling Club) won by forfeit over William Pesanti (Butte wrestling club) (FF)

6U 50

Sawyer Hunt’s place is 4th and has scored 3.0 team points.

Quarterfinal – Sawyer Hunt (Butte wrestling club) won by fall over Tristan Hayden (Bozeman Wrestling Club) (Fall 2:17)

Semifinal – Braxtyn Hayes (Team Champs) won by fall over Sawyer Hunt (Butte wrestling club) (Fall 0:43)

Cons. Semi – Sawyer Hunt (Butte wrestling club) won by fall over Adrian Wilburn (Helena Wrestling Club) (Fall 0:34)

3rd Place Match – Tristan Hayden (Bozeman Wrestling Club) won in sudden victory – 1 over Sawyer Hunt (Butte wrestling club) (SV-1 8-6)

8U 49

Cameron Johnston’s place is 2nd and has scored 7.0 team points.

Champ. Round 1 – Cameron Johnston (Butte wrestling club) won by fall over Easton Murphy (Bozeman Wrestling Club) (Fall 0:18)

Quarterfinal – Cameron Johnston (Butte wrestling club) won by major decision over Daxtyn Hofstad (Conrad Wrestling Club) (Maj 15-5)

Semifinal – Cameron Johnston (Butte wrestling club) won by major decision over Ramon Brown (TEAM REAL LIFE) (Maj 13-5)

1st Place Match – Cuyler Clark (Team Champs) won by fall over Cameron Johnston (Butte wrestling club) (Fall 2:52)

2nd Place Match – Cameron Johnston (Butte wrestling club) won by fall over Luke Glennon (Billings Wrestling Club) (Fall 1:49)

8U 53

Paxton McEwen’s place is 1st and has scored 10.0 team points.

Champ. Round 1 – Paxton McEwen (Butte wrestling club) won by fall over Asics Hipple (Havre Wrestling Club) (Fall 0:48)

Champ. Round 2 – Paxton McEwen (Butte wrestling club) won by fall over Layne Keller (Team Champs) (Fall 0:36)

Quarterfinal – Paxton McEwen (Butte wrestling club) won by fall over Sawyer Bench (Kalispell wrestling club) (Fall 2:50)

Semifinal – Paxton McEwen (Butte wrestling club) won by fall over Mason Waldron (Blitzkrieg Athletic Club) (Fall 0:35)

1st Place Match – Paxton McEwen (Butte wrestling club) won by major decision over Ryder Vanek (Cut Bank) (Maj 11-2)

8U 53

Adalie Hazlett’s place is 6th and has scored 1.0 team points.

Champ. Round 1 – Adalie Hazlett (Butte wrestling club) won by fall over Arthur Zell (USA Titans Wrestling) (Fall 0:31)

Champ. Round 2 – Adalie Hazlett (Butte wrestling club) won by tech fall over Kian Drake (Helena Wrestling Club) (TF 16-1)

Quarterfinal – Mason Waldron (Blitzkrieg Athletic Club) won by decision over Adalie Hazlett (Butte wrestling club) (Dec 14-12)

Cons. Round 4 – Adalie Hazlett (Butte wrestling club) won by fall over Austin Mehrens (Helena Wrestling Club) (Fall 2:05)

Cons. Round 5 – Adalie Hazlett (Butte wrestling club) won by decision over J.j. Dryden (Butte wrestling club) (Dec 9-8)

Cons. Semi – Izel Carlos (Team Champs) won by fall over Adalie Hazlett (Butte wrestling club) (Fall 1:47)

5th Place Match – Mason Waldron (Blitzkrieg Athletic Club) won by fall over Adalie Hazlett (Butte wrestling club) (Fall 2:00)

8U 53

J.j. Dryden’s place is unknown and has scored 0.0 team points.

Champ. Round 1 – Ryder Vanek (Cut Bank) won by decision over J.j. Dryden (Butte wrestling club) (Dec 11-5)

Cons. Round 1 – J.j. Dryden (Butte wrestling club) received a bye () (Bye)

Cons. Round 2 – J.j. Dryden (Butte wrestling club) won by decision over Kian Drake (Helena Wrestling Club) (Dec 8-2)

Cons. Round 3 – J.j. Dryden (Butte wrestling club) won by decision over Braeden Neal (Team Champs) (Dec 12-6)

Cons. Round 4 – J.j. Dryden (Butte wrestling club) won by fall over Sawyer Bench (Kalispell wrestling club) (Fall 0:49)

Cons. Round 5 – Adalie Hazlett (Butte wrestling club) won by decision over J.j. Dryden (Butte wrestling club) (Dec 9-8)

8U Girls 53

Adalie Hazlett’s place is 1st and has scored 10.0 team points.

Round 1 – Adalie Hazlett (Butte wrestling club) won by tech fall over Quinn Lindsley (Legends of Gold MT) (TF 16-1)

Round 2 – Adalie Hazlett (Butte wrestling club) won by fall over Khloe Price (Cut Bank) (Fall 1:49)

Round 3 – Adalie Hazlett (Butte wrestling club) won by fall over Kinsley Nelson (Conrad Wrestling Club) (Fall 0:40)

Round 5 – Adalie Hazlett (Butte wrestling club) won by tech fall over Aspen Garrison (Butte wrestling club) (TF 15-0)

8U Girls 53

Aspen Garrison’s place is 5th and has scored 2.0 team points.

Round 1 – Khloe Price (Cut Bank) won by fall over Aspen Garrison (Butte wrestling club) (Fall 1:00)

Round 3 – Quinn Lindsley (Legends of Gold MT) won by fall over Aspen Garrison (Butte wrestling club) (Fall 0:37)

Round 4 – Kinsley Nelson (Conrad Wrestling Club) won by fall over Aspen Garrison (Butte wrestling club) (Fall 1:46)

Round 5 – Adalie Hazlett (Butte wrestling club) won by tech fall over Aspen Garrison (Butte wrestling club) (TF 15-0)

10U 63

Renzy LeProwse’s place is unknown and has scored 0.0 team points.

Champ. Round 1 – Keelie McKinney (Montana Disciples) won by fall over Renzy LeProwse (Butte wrestling club) (Fall 1:20)

Cons. Round 1 – Max Holdorff (Havre Wrestling Club) won by major decision over Renzy LeProwse (Butte wrestling club) (Maj 11-2)

10U 63

Kohlter Pennell’s place is unknown and has scored 0.0 team points.

Champ. Round 1 – Kohlter Pennell (Butte wrestling club) received a bye () (Bye)

Champ. Round 2 – Brody Stacy (Columbia falls) won by fall over Kohlter Pennell (Butte wrestling club) (Fall 1:51)

Cons. Round 2 – Joshua Simmons (Helena Wrestling Club) won in sudden victory – 1 over Kohlter Pennell (Butte wrestling club) (SV-1 11-9)

12U 67

Keegan Hunt’s place is 5th and has scored 2.0 team points.

Champ. Round 1 – Brian Naranjo (Team Takedown) won by fall over Keegan Hunt (Butte wrestling club) (Fall 1:21)

Cons. Round 1 – Keegan Hunt (Butte wrestling club) won by fall over Halen Glueckert (Helena Wrestling Club) (Fall 0:25)

Cons. Round 2 – Keegan Hunt (Butte wrestling club) won by fall over Keegan Thatcher (Legends of Gold MT) (Fall 1:54)

Cons. Round 3 – Keegan Hunt (Butte wrestling club) won by decision over Johnathan Stovern (Silver Valley Wrestling) (Dec 6-4)

Cons. Semi – Brian Naranjo (Team Takedown) won by fall over Keegan Hunt (Butte wrestling club) (Fall 0:29)

5th Place Match – Keegan Hunt (Butte wrestling club) won by decision over Tyson Syth (Sidney Wrestling Club) (Dec 14-8)

12U 70

Reveles McEwen’s place is unknown and has scored 0.0 team points.

Champ. Round 1 – Ethan Reynolds (project wrestling) won by fall over Reveles McEwen (Butte wrestling club) (Fall 1:39)

Cons. Round 1 – Reveles McEwen (Butte wrestling club) won by major decision over Archer Hyde (Summit Wrestling Club) (Maj 11-1)

Cons. Round 2 – John Jackson (Big Game Wrestling Club MT) won by decision over Reveles McEwen (Butte wrestling club) (Dec 7-4)

12U 82

Ryder McEwen’s place is 4th and has scored 3.0 team points.

Champ. Round 1 – Ryder McEwen (Butte wrestling club) received a bye () (Bye)

Champ. Round 2 – Ryder McEwen (Butte wrestling club) won by fall over Charles Taylor (North Montana Wrestling Club) (Fall 0:35)

Quarterfinal – Ryder McEwen (Butte wrestling club) won by fall over Madden Jensen (Rustlers wrestling club) (Fall 0:48)

Semifinal – Makael Aguayo (Team Champs) won by major decision over Ryder McEwen (Butte wrestling club) (Maj 10-0)

Cons. Semi – Ryder McEwen (Butte wrestling club) won by fall over Ty Laslovich (Summit Wrestling Club) (Fall 1:14)

3rd Place Match – Mathias Hogue (Bozeman Wrestling Club) won by fall over Ryder McEwen (Butte wrestling club) (Fall 1:49)

12U 86

Matthew Stensrud’s place is unknown and has scored 0.0 team points.

Champ. Round 1 – Brody Keysor (Sidney Wrestling Club) won by major decision over Matthew Stensrud (Butte wrestling club) (Maj 15-5)

Cons. Round 1 – Matthew Stensrud (Butte wrestling club) received a bye () (Bye)

Cons. Round 2 – Matthew Stensrud (Butte wrestling club) won by fall over Bailee Shepardson (Blitzkrieg Athletic Club) (Fall 2:14)

Cons. Round 3 – Ryder Murray (project wrestling) won by decision over Matthew Stensrud (Butte wrestling club) (Dec 6-3)

12U 92

Bode Hazlett’s place is 4th and has scored 3.0 team points.

Champ. Round 1 – Bode Hazlett (Butte wrestling club) received a bye () (Bye)

Champ. Round 2 – Bode Hazlett (Butte wrestling club) won by fall over Kaiser Perschon (Helena Wrestling Club) (Fall 3:27)

Quarterfinal – Ryder Crawford (Big Game Wrestling Club MT) won by tech fall over Bode Hazlett (Butte wrestling club) (TF 15-0)

Cons. Round 4 – Bode Hazlett (Butte wrestling club) won by fall over Garrett Davis (Bees wrestling) (Fall 0:24)

Cons. Round 5 – Bode Hazlett (Butte wrestling club) won by fall over Tyler Jorgenson (Kalispell wrestling club) (Fall 0:29)

Cons. Semi – Bode Hazlett (Butte wrestling club) won by fall over Bridger Leland (Billings Wrestling Club) (Fall 1:24)

3rd Place Match – Brody Ketterling (Team Champs) won by fall over Bode Hazlett (Butte wrestling club) (Fall 2:54)

12U 135

Kohen Rilley’s place is 5th and has scored 2.0 team points.

Quarterfinal – Vincent Diaz (Headwaters Wrestling Academy) won by fall over Kohen Rilley (Butte wrestling club) (Fall 3:12)

Cons. Round 1 – Kohen Rilley (Butte wrestling club) won by fall over Hayley Waldron (Blitzkrieg Athletic Club) (Fall 0:13)

Cons. Semi – Burke Huntsinger (Summit Wrestling Club) won by fall over Kohen Rilley (Butte wrestling club) (Fall 2:53)

5th Place Match – Kohen Rilley (Butte wrestling club) won by fall over Kara Jones (Conrad Wrestling Club) (Fall 2:16)

12U 160

Bridger Brancamp’s place is 2nd and has scored 7.0 team points.

Round 1 – Bridger Brancamp (Butte wrestling club) won by fall over Beaudry Payne (Dillon wrestling club) (Fall 2:05)

Round 2 – Bridger Brancamp (Butte wrestling club) won by fall over Connor Hemmelman (Wolfpack Wrestling Club) (Fall 0:36)

Round 3 – Aaron Chavez (Victory Wrestling Club) won by fall over Bridger Brancamp (Butte wrestling club) (Fall 1:31)

Middle School 94

Colter Espelin’s place is 4th and has scored 3.0 team points.

Round 1 – Cash Corbally (Bruin Wrestling Club) won by fall over Colter Espelin (Butte wrestling club) (Fall 0:48)

Round 2 – Caleb O`Shea (Helena Wrestling Club) won by fall over Colter Espelin (Butte wrestling club) (Fall 0:42)

Round 3 – Colter Espelin (Butte wrestling club) won by fall over Seth Moler (Team Champs) (Fall 1:38)

Round 5 – Ridge McGovern (Legends of Gold MT) won by fall over Colter Espelin (Butte wrestling club) (Fall 3:15)

Middle School 102

Will Stepan’s place is 4th and has scored 3.0 team points.

Champ. Round 1 – Will Stepan (Butte wrestling club) received a bye () (Bye)

Champ. Round 2 – Will Stepan (Butte wrestling club) won by fall over Madix Jones (Bees wrestling) (Fall 1:18)

Quarterfinal – Will Stepan (Butte wrestling club) won by fall over Kenny Carlos (Team Champs) (Fall 3:33)

Semifinal – Alexander Wahl (North Montana Wrestling Club) won by major decision over Will Stepan (Butte wrestling club) (Maj 11-0)

Cons. Semi – Will Stepan (Butte wrestling club) won by fall over Ridge Cote (Ronan ) (Fall 1:15)

3rd Place Match – Diesel Thompson (TEAM REAL LIFE) won by decision over Will Stepan (Butte wrestling club) (Dec 6-2)

Middle School 106

Maverick McEwen’s place is 1st and has scored 10.0 team points.

Quarterfinal – Maverick McEwen (Butte wrestling club) won by fall over Payton Cicero (Team Champs) (Fall 2:30)

Semifinal – Maverick McEwen (Butte wrestling club) won by decision over Ashley Naranjo (Team Takedown) (Dec 3-0)

1st Place Match – Maverick McEwen (Butte wrestling club) won by fall over Walker Janetski-Biggs (Kalispell wrestling club) (Fall 2:17)



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