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East Noble Invitational Wrestling Meet

Brian Mullett of Westview and T.J. Thompson of Lakeland each placed second in their weight divisions at Saturday’s East Noble Invitational wrestling meet.

Mullett scored an 18-3 technical fall victory over Hunter Price of Fremont in the first round of the 106-pount bracket, then beat Logan Aldrich of Fort Wayne Northrop, 9-1 in the semifinals. Mullett faced Connor Knapp of East Noble in the finals and fell to the Knight by an 8-0 major decision.

Thompson, wrestling in the 132-pound flight, got his day underway with a pin of Elkhart Central’s Seth Hurley in 5:34. Thompson shaded Courtney Odom of Northrop, 7-4 in the semifinal round.

The Laker then met Tyler Willms of Fremont in the championship bout. Willms edged Thompson, 3-1 to take home the title.

Two other county matmen claimed third-place ribbons in the meet. Luke Long of Lakeland whipped Logan Aldrich of Northrop, 13-5 in the consolation match at 106 pounds, while Trey Kennedy of Westview took third at 145 with an 8-4 decision over Xavier Poindexter of Northrop.

East Noble had six of its individuals win flight championships and rolled to the team crown with 275 points. Warsaw nipped Fremont, 157.5-156 for second place.


Team Scoring

East Noble 275; Warsaw 157.5; Fremont 156; Elkhart Central 150; FW Wayne 146; FW Northrop 121; Lakeland 117; Westview 84.50

Championship Matches

106—Connor Knapp (EN) major dec. Brian Mullett (WV), 8-0

113—Jarred Brooks (WR) pinned Sterling Lutter (EN), 0:51

120—David Wilde (FWN) dec. Tanner Frye (FR), 12-5

126—Kalib Jackson (EN) pinned Luis Cervantes (WR), 1:59

132—Tyler Willms (FR) dec. T.J. Thompson (LL), 3-1

138—Lucas Riecke (EN) pinned Nick Edwards (EC), 3:23

145—Tyler Householder (EN) pinned Shaun Johnson (FWW), 2:48

152—Johnny Tredway (EC) major dec. Eli Parks (EN), 14-4

160—Ricky Short (FR) pinned Greg Johnson (FWW), 4:16

170—Zach Kurtz (EC) dec. Blake Rodenbeck (EN), 6-2

182—Clint Hoffar (EN) dec. Detreck Wilson (FWN), 1-0

195—Ross Walker (EN) dec. Eliseo Guerra (EC), 10-5

220—Scott Swanson (EC) pinned Migual Delfin (FWW), 5:15

285—Neek Stauffer (EC) dec. Drake DeMuyt (EN), 9-2

Consolation Matches

106—Luke Long (LL) major dec. Hunter Price (FR), 13-5

112—Rasheem Hill (FWW) major dec. Hunter Kline (FR), 13-5

120—Jacob Weimer (EN) pinned Nate Gerardot (WV), 2:10

126—Dillan Pollard (FR) dec. Kevin Morris (WV), 14-7

132—Jayler Hernandez (WR) pinned Kourtney Odom (FWN), 2:12

138—Kris King (FWN) dec. David Schmucker (FR), 5-2

145—Trey Kennedy (WV) dec. Xavier Poindexter (FWN), 8-4

152—Adam Becker (WR) dec. Brad Owen (FR), 4-3

160—Evan Arguetta (EN) major dec. Skylar Kanode (WR), 16-4

170—Zach Walker (FWW) pinned Kyle Duzan (WR), 3:54

182—Brady Elliot (FR) pinned Josh Singleton (FWW), 0:28

195—Kanez Omar (FWW) pinned Caleb Long (LL), 2:26

220—Brandon Joest (EN) dec. Blaine White (FWN), 3-1

285—Stephen Reyes (FWW) pinned Michael Yankosky (WV) 1:41