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Bark River-Harris, U.P. Wrestlers Reach Podium


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GRAND RAPIDS---
The 2021 high school wrestling season came to an end Saturday with the MHSAA Division Four state individual finals in Grand Rapids.

The Bark River-Harris Broncos had five wrestlers reach the podium, including 135-pounder Dillon Raab, who made it to the state championship match before losing a 9-1 decision to Christopher Sorrow of Hanover-Horton.

Two Broncos actually faced each other in the 160 pound seventh place match, with Drew Allgeyer beating Tyler Racicot pm a 10-2 major decision. Both "placed" though in the top eight.

Iron Mountain had three wrestlers reach the podium, including 119-pounder Shawn McGuire, who finished third. Rudyard had two wrestlers in Grand Rapids and they both reached the podium, including 103-pounder Bradley Hall, who finished third.


BARK RIVER-HARRIS BRONCOS

160 POUNDS
Tyler Racicot (29-8) placed 8th and scored 0.0 team points.
 
Champ. Round 1 - Tyler Racicot (Bark River-Harris) 29-8 won by tech fall over Nicholas Trumble (Addison) 22-5 (TF-1.5 5:10 (18-2))
Quarterfinal - Spencer Konz (Clinton) 26-3 won by decision over Tyler Racicot (Bark River-Harris) 29-8 (Dec 5-0)
Cons. Round 2 - Tyler Racicot (Bark River-Harris) 29-8 won by tech fall over Dallas Long (Mio) 21-14 (TF-1.5 3:55 (18-2))
Cons. Round 3 - Jacob Snowden (Manchester) 23-7 won by decision over Tyler Racicot (Bark River-Harris) 29-8 (Dec 5-3)
7th Place Match - Drew Allgeyer (Bark River-Harris) 33-4 won by major decision over Tyler Racicot (Bark River-Harris) 29-8 (MD 10-2)

160 POUNDS
Drew Allgeyer (33-4) placed 7th.
 
Champ. Round 1 - Craig Tappenden (Bronson) 27-5 won by decision over Drew Allgeyer (Bark River-Harris) 33-4 (Dec 8-4)
Cons. Round 1 - Drew Allgeyer (Bark River-Harris) 33-4 won by decision over Isaac Plamondon (Saginaw Valley Lutheran) 21-12 (Dec 12-7)
Cons. Round 2 - Drew Allgeyer (Bark River-Harris) 33-4 won in sudden victory - 1 over Dakota Gagnon (Whittemore-Prescott) 28-3 (SV-1 8-4)
Cons. Round 3 - Robert Cann (Whitmore Lake) 21-5 won by decision over Drew Allgeyer (Bark River-Harris) 33-4 (Dec 2-1)
7th Place Match - Drew Allgeyer (Bark River-Harris) 33-4 won by major decision over Tyler Racicot (Bark River-Harris) 29-8 (MD 10-2)
 
171 POUNDS
Wyatt Raab (33-3) placed 4th.
 
Champ. Round 1 - Wyatt Raab (Bark River-Harris) 33-3 won by fall over Cole Tilton (Ithaca) 28-8 (Fall 0:44)
Quarterfinal - Wyatt Raab (Bark River-Harris) 33-3 won by decision over Trenton Holden (Grass Lake) 28-2 (Dec 7-4)
Semifinal - Cole Hopkins (Evart) 22-1 won by fall over Wyatt Raab (Bark River-Harris) 33-3 (Fall 2:48)
Cons. Semi - Wyatt Raab (Bark River-Harris) 33-3 won by fall over Cole Tilton (Ithaca) 28-8 (Fall 1:42)
3rd Place Match - Trenton Holden (Grass Lake) 28-2 won by decision over Wyatt Raab (Bark River-Harris) 33-3 (Dec 10-6)
 
119 POUNDS
Daniel Dani (19-15) placed 6th.
 
Champ. Round 1 - Daniel Dani (Bark River-Harris) 19-15 won by decision over Troy Trombley (Memphis) 14-6 (Dec 8-1)
Quarterfinal - Aydan Sturtevant-Roesly (Hesperia) 25-4 won by major decision over Daniel Dani (Bark River-Harris) 19-15 (MD 9-0)
Cons. Round 2 - Daniel Dani (Bark River-Harris) 19-15 won by decision over Logan Long (Bronson) 14-14 (Dec 6-4)
Cons. Round 3 - Daniel Dani (Bark River-Harris) 19-15 won by fall over Gage Tipton (Mancelona) 20-10 (Fall 4:15)
Cons. Semi - Shawn Mcguire (Iron Mountain) 33-2 won by tech fall over Daniel Dani (Bark River-Harris) 19-15 (TF-1.5 2:37 (16-1))
5th Place Match - Payton Rogers (Hudson) 26-4 won by major decision over Daniel Dani (Bark River-Harris) 19-15 (MD 10-1)
 
135 POUNDS
Dillon Raab (33-2) placed 2nd.
 
Champ. Round 1 - Dillon Raab (Bark River-Harris) 33-2 won by fall over Vinnie Quick (Delton Kellogg) 25-10 (Fall 2:47)
Quarterfinal - Dillon Raab (Bark River-Harris) 33-2 won by fall over Gary Cramer (Schoolcraft) 26-6 (Fall 5:10)
Semifinal - Dillon Raab (Bark River-Harris) 33-2 won by major decision over Austin Brown (Ravenna) 19-5 (MD 10-2)
1st Place Match - Christopher Sorrow (Hanover-Horton) 25-1 won by decision over Dillon Raab (Bark River-Harris) 33-2 (Dec 9-3)


IRON MOUNTAIN MOUNTAINEERS

119 POUNDS
Shawn Mcguire (33-2) placed 3rd.
 
Champ. Round 1 - Shawn Mcguire (Iron Mountain) 33-2 won by fall over Dominick Kelley (Manchester) 18-11 (Fall 1:32)
Quarterfinal - Shawn Mcguire (Iron Mountain) 33-2 won by major decision over Jared Shepler (Carson City-Crystal) 30-5 (MD 17-4)
Semifinal - Zak Shadley (Clinton) 28-5 won by decision over Shawn Mcguire (Iron Mountain) 33-2 (Dec 3-2)
Cons. Semi - Shawn Mcguire (Iron Mountain) 33-2 won by tech fall over Daniel Dani (Bark River-Harris) 19-15 (TF-1.5 2:37 (16-1))
3rd Place Match - Shawn Mcguire (Iron Mountain) 33-2 won by fall over Jared Shepler (Carson City-Crystal) 30-5 (Fall 2:43)

 
140 POUNDS
Evan Haferkorn (26-6) placed 6th.
 
Champ. Round 1 - Evan Haferkorn (Iron Mountain) 26-6 won by decision over Cannon Risner (Leslie) 26-9 (Dec 7-4)
Quarterfinal - Cole Stone (Carson City-Crystal) 32-2 won by major decision over Evan Haferkorn (Iron Mountain) 26-6 (MD 16-4)
Cons. Round 2 - Evan Haferkorn (Iron Mountain) 26-6 won by fall over Hunter Schaefer (Beaverton) 21-10 (Fall 2:27)
Cons. Round 3 - Evan Haferkorn (Iron Mountain) 26-6 won by fall over Dylan Crowe (Onaway) 13-14 (Fall 1:58)
Cons. Semi - Andrew Krupp (New Lothrop) 23-3 won by decision over Evan Haferkorn (Iron Mountain) 26-6 (Dec 8-4)
5th Place Match - Tyler Bolenbaugh (Hudson) 26-5 won by fall over Evan Haferkorn (Iron Mountain) 26-6 (Fall 2:58)

145 POUNDS
Parker Stroud (24-2) placed 5th.
 
Champ. Round 1 - Parker Stroud (Iron Mountain) 24-2 won by fall over Carter Cosby (Lawton) 23-8 (Fall 4:40)
Quarterfinal - Parker Stroud (Iron Mountain) 24-2 won by fall over Jackson Knieper (New Lothrop) 20-8 (Fall 4:55)
Semifinal - Caden Natale (Hudson) 27-1 won by decision over Parker Stroud (Iron Mountain) 24-2 (Dec 5-3)
Cons. Semi - Carsen Young (Martin/Climax) 32-2 won by decision over Parker Stroud (Iron Mountain) 24-2 (Dec 10-8)
5th Place Match - Parker Stroud (Iron Mountain) 24-2 won by tech fall over Anthony Ward (Oscoda) 16-5 (TF-1.5 3:53 (15-0))


RUDYARD BULLDOGS
285 POUNDS
Marlon Staten (18-6) placed 8th.
 
Champ. Round 1 - Marlon Staten (Rudyard) 18-6 won in the ultimate tie breaker over Luke Maxwell (St Louis) 18-9 (UTB 5-4)
Quarterfinal - Matthew Johnson (Byron) 17-5 won by fall over Marlon Staten (Rudyard) 18-6 (Fall 1:05)
Cons. Round 2 - Marlon Staten (Rudyard) 18-6 won by fall over Connor Riddle (Vandercook Lake) 12-6 (Fall 4:28)
Cons. Round 3 - Braydon Ross (Decatur) 13-3 won by fall over Marlon Staten (Rudyard) 18-6 (Fall 1:45)
7th Place Match - Brandon Crawford (Colon) 24-5 won by major decision over Marlon Staten (Rudyard) 18-6 (MD 11-1)

103 POUNDS
Bradley Hall (20-1) placed 3rd.
 
Champ. Round 1 - Bradley Hall (Rudyard) 20-1 won by fall over Gavin Hopper (Gobles) 21-9 (Fall 0:55)
Quarterfinal - Bradley Hall (Rudyard) 20-1 won by major decision over Jared Bunn (Manchester) 25-4 (MD 11-0)
Semifinal - Loreto Frangedakis (Capac) 19-4 won by decision over Bradley Hall (Rudyard) 20-1 (Dec 14-10)
Cons. Semi - Bradley Hall (Rudyard) 20-1 won by fall over Tyler Akin (Carson City-Crystal) 25-11 (Fall 0:36)
3rd Place Match - Bradley Hall (Rudyard) 20-1 won in sudden victory - 1 over Jared Bunn (Manchester) 25-4 (SV-1 2-0)