BOZEMAN — Three wrestlers from Butte High and one from Butte Central will wrestle in the semifinals at the Tom LeProwse Invitational, which resumes at 9 this morning.
Kelly Merrick (105), Tommy Challeen (145) and Bryce Armstrong (152) made the semis Butte High. Clay Stillwagon (98) qualified for the title match for Butte Central.
Butte High’s Blake Bowen (98) and BC’s Bryce Noctor (105) reached the quarterfinals before losing.
Butte High scored 56 points in the first day, and the Bulldogs sit in 12th place. Great Falls is in the lead with 123.5 points, a half a point better than host Bozeman. Billings Skyview is third at 106. Butte Central scored 29 points.
Great Falls 123.5, Bozeman 123, Skyview 106.5, West 99.5, Forsyth 99, Senior 95.5, Powell (WY) 93.5, Belgrade 85.5, Hardin 66, Helena 63, Cody (WY) 57, Butte 56, Colstrip 53, Whitehall 47.5, Flathead 46.5, Dillon 45, Capital 43, Laurel 43, CMR 40, Anaconda 39, Townsend 30, Bozeman JV 29, Butte Central 29, Shepherd 20, Bozeman JV 14, Livingston 12, Bozeman C 9, Miles City 8
98 – Clay Stillwagon, BuCent, pins Jacob Gunter, Boz, 3:11; Brendon Vladic, Sr, tech falls Tyler Meyer, GFH, 19-3; Mason Misner, West, pins Blake Bowen, Butte, 1:20; Harrison Howe, UN-Sr, dec. Kohltin Starkel, Dil, 10-6
105 – Dillon Hoppe, West, pins Bryce Noctor, BuCent, 1:51; Austin Furr, GFH, pins Quintel Fuchs, UN-Sr, 1:09; Tyger Frye, BSR, dec. Kale Evenson, Boz, 6-3; Kelly Merrick, Butte, pins Eddie Day, Lau, 3:25
112 – Chance Karst, Pow, dec. Lane Torgerson, Col, 5-0; Stetson Hinebauch, Sky, pins Devyn Harris, Boz JV, 2:16; Riley Wavra, CMR, dec. Kyle Taylor, Boz, 10-5; Jake Reinschmidt, White, pins Chris Abrego, Hel, 1:28
119 – Grant Boggs, Hel, maj dec Kenton Evans, GFH, 14-5; Colt McDaniel, For, dec. Logan Schwope, Town, 6-2
125 – Matthew Weber, For, maj dec Matt Bowdish, Ana, 11-1; Silas Hopkins, Boz JV maj dec. Nate Richardson, West, 14-6; Jace Holman, Sky, pins Colbee Craig, Pow, 1:48; Casey Dobson, GFH, dec. Jarrett Degen, Bel, 8-7
130 – Luke Weber, For, dec. Karson Kukes, Lau, 4-2; Tanner Johnson, Bel, dec. Ben Manion, Boz, 6-5; Logan Harms, UN-Fors, pin Seth Currier, Col, 5:18; Austin Shupe, GFH, pins Lyle Degen, Bel, 4:51
135 – Taylor French, For, pins Colton Jeffery, UN-Hel, 3:00; Andrew Feller, Pow, dec. Brenton Buerkley, UN-Sky, 8-4; Justin Waterson, pins Mason Mavrinac, Ana, 4:38; Bryce Weatherston, Bel, pins Tanner Fletcher, Flat, 0:53
140 – Isaiah Yates, CMR, dec. Kessler Loeanard, GFH, 7-3; Seth Ehlang, Sky, pins John Preller, Miles City, 1:09; Koby Reyes, West, dec. Sam Asay, Cap, 8-5; Cooper Ryan, Hel, dec. Matt Widdcombe, UN-Pow, 8-3
145 – Gage Bentley, GFH, pins Austin Blaede, UN-Col, 3:55; Keaton Sterling, Bel, maj dec. Russ Wilde, Cody, 15-5; Chris Nile, For, pins Jace Cooley, UN-Sky, 3:33; Tommy Challeen, Butte, pins Jared Dickson, CMR 3:58
152 – Brandon Weber, For, pins Jake Worden, Lau, 1:35; Levi Butkay, Har, pins Hunter Gerth, West, 2:28; Nick Iavicoli, Flat, dec. Jacob Van Dyke, UN-Hel, 2-1; Bryce Armstrong, Butte, dec. Walker Ferda, GFH, 12-6
160 – Jake Egley, Flat, maj dec Devin Maua, Sr, 11-2; Frank Marcy, For, pins Drew Liebers, White, 1:16; Douglas Bertelsen, Boz, pins Nick Aregento, Cap, 2:44; Lane Boka, Dil, dec. JR Slotsve, West, 11-9
171 – Luke Paine, Sr, pins Braden Carpenter, Shep, 5:08; Cody Weirs, Boz, pins Travis Brugman, CMR, 1:03; Bryce Akers, Bel, tech fall Evander Wilbur, Town, 15-0; Tyler Patterson, Pow, pins Josh Diaz, Hel, 2:46
189 – Jake Leinwand, West, tech falls Raven Cunningham, Bel, 21-6; Colter Krebill, Sr, dec. Steveen Keetin, Har, 5-2; Parker Tezak, Dil, dec. Alan Schmitz, Cap, 11-5; Keavon Buckley, Boz, pins Cullen Fitzgerald, White, 0:59
215 – Austin Gerianos, GFH, dec. Jaden Bryant, Bel, 5-2; Nick Jackson, West, dec. Dillon Koffman, Cap, 4-2; Thomas Walsh, Sky, dec. Zach Thompson, Pow, 11-4; joe Murdock, Har, pins Erik Denney, UN-Pow, 1:47
285 – Tucker Yates, Col, pins Chris Scott, Sr, 3:46; Tanner Fisher, Shep, pins Bryce Blumenschein, Bel, 5:16; Josh Felicia, Boz, dec. Cody Stone-Murphy, Lau, 4-3, 2OT; Lane Urick, GFH, pins Riley Stringer, Pow, 5:49