River wins own mat tourney

The River Pilots, who won the OVAC Class 3A tournament last week, added their own invitational title to their season of accomplishments Saturday afternoon. The Pilots finished with 160 points, which was 22 better than runner-up Barnesville.

The Pilots were led by individual champions J.D. Dotson (220) and Dakota Dunn (182).

The runner-up Shamrocks claimed the most individual champions with four, including the first three weight classes.

Collin Wilson (106), Austin Singleton (113) and Hobie Howiler (120) got things rolling for the Shamrocks with three straight titles. Taylor Griffin added a title for the Shamrocks at 138 pounds.

Beallsville finished third with three individual champions. Those included: Aaron West (132), Bruce Sefert (145) and Preston Bier (195).

Monroe Central’s lone champion was Zac Potts at 152 pounds.

Bellaire had two champions, including Nick Maffe at 160 and Myliek Green at 170 pounds.

The complete results are as follows:

Final Team Standings:

River 160, Barnesville 138, Beallsville 97, Monroe Central 90, Bellaire 81, Magnolia 45, Shenandoah 33, Tyler Consolidated 33

Final Placing:

106- 1st Collin Wilson BARN, 2nd Ryan Ruble MC, 3rd Jeremy Brown BEAL, 4th Dylan Marling BELL

113- 1st Austin Singleton BARN, 2nd Doug Riter MAG, 3rd Chase Schultheis RIV, 4th Jerrod Longwell TC

120- 1st Hobie Howiler BARN, 2nd Josh Stewart RIV, 3rd Zac Daugherty BEAL, 4th Bobby Dennis TC

126- 1st Landon Tomcho SHEN, 2nd Cody Patterson BELL, 3rd Chase Copper TC, 4th Mason Moore BARN

132- 1st Aaron West BEAL, 2nd Chase Carothers MC, 3rd Jordan Starr BARN, 4th J.T. Stillwagner MAG

138- 1st Taylor Griffin BARN, 2nd Bailey Ruesser RIV, 3rd Harley Price MAG, 4th Robert Valentine BEAL

145- 1st Bruce Sefert BEAL, 2nd Jordan Sapp RIV, 3rd Paden McConaughey MAG, 4th Josh Ruble TC

152- 1st Zac Potts MC, 2nd Freddie Mundt RIV, 3rd Jonathan Wood SHEN, 4th Austin McConville BELL

160- 1st Nick Maffe BELL, 2nd Kole Smith RIV, 3rd Michael Jones MC, 4th Josh Schnegg BARN

170- 1st Myliek Green BELL, 2nd Brandon Reusser RIV, 3rd Anthony Block MC, 4th Cole Beckett BEAL

182- 1st Dakota Dunn RIV, 2nd Dustin Tawney TC, 3rd James Dunfee BELL, 4th Billy Chichik TC

195- 1st Preston Bier BEAL, 2nd Brett Rosen RIV, 3rd Ronnie Perdue BARN, 4th Jacob Rabel MAG

220- 1st Joseph Dotson RIV, 2nd Dustin Norris BEAL, 3rd Justin Kilburn MC, 4th Bryan Wilson MAG

285- 1st Austin Spencer TC, 2nd Nick Fritter Barn, 3rd Colton Robinson MC, 4th Phillip Harlon MAG