Kingsley-Pierson places second at Cherokee tournament

Monday, December 21, 2020

CHEROKEE — The Kingsley-Pierson wrestling team finished in second place at the Paul Furhman Invitational hosted by Cherokee on Saturday.

The Panthers had three first place finishers at the event beginning with the 106-pound winner with Carson Seuntjens. He pinned his two opponents at the event, dropping Justin Dorale of MVAOCOU in 29 seconds and Harley Tobin of North Union in 2:21.

Damon Schmid improved to 19-2 for the season by winning the 138-pound class. He opened with a 56 second win by fall over Eddie Millan of Sheldon/South O’Brien in the quarterfinals. He outscored North Union’s Dalton Tobin by a 14-0 score for a major decision and then won 11-5 in the first place bout over Kooper Huss of MOC-Floyd Valley.

Boe Harvey earned the other first place finish for the Panthers as he improved to 19-2 for the season with three wins by fall, all in the first minute, including a 51 second win by fall over Dakota Deuschle of Sioux Central in the first place match.

Juan Juarez (113), Tyler Orzechowski (126) and Kole Reis (160) added third place finishes for the Panthers.

Ty Tritz, a Remsen St. Mary’s student wrestling for Cherokee, took third place at 220.

Team scores: Sheldon/South O’Brien 210, Kingsley-Pierson 144, MOC-Floyd Valley 134, Sioux Central 133, Cherokee 124, Western Christian 87.5, MVAOCOU 87, North Union 83, East Sac County 64.

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