Kumelos grabs second place over weekend

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RIVERTON – The Bulldogs held out for some wins at the Ron Thon Memorial Varsity Wrestling Tournament in Riverton last week. 

There was stiff competition for the Bulldogs with 40 other schools competing, and the girls' bracket included a record 268 participants. Lady 'Dawg, Ariel Kumelos,  grappled her way to  number 2 overall in the 130-lb category before the last whistle with a 7-3 decision favoring Laramie's McKenna Barham. Senior Jessie Graves,  won her fifth-place match in the 190-lb bracket by pinning Star Valley's Stella Lind with a seven-second fall.

Varsity Boys Results

Varsity 113

Kael Gudahl (9-10)

Champ. Round 1 - Kael Gudahl (Wheatland) 9-10 received a bye () (Bye)

Champ. Round 2 - Sammy Sanchez (Cheyenne East) 31-13 won by fall over Kael Gudahl (Wheatland) 9-10 (Fall 2:14)

Cons. Round 2 - Kael Gudahl (Wheatland) 9-10 received a bye () (Bye)

Cons. Round 3 - Jeramiah Musbach (Green River) 11-10 won by major decision over Kael Gudahl (Wheatland) 9-10 (MD 14-0)

Varsity 120

Cooper Meyer (12-14) scored 4.0 team points.

Champ. Round 1 - Cooper Meyer (Wheatland) 12-14 won by fall over Jacob Jewell (Worland) 7-20 (Fall 2:28)

Champ. Round 2 - Ty Peterson (Cody) 29-7 won by fall over Cooper Meyer (Wheatland) 12-14 (Fall 3:45)

Cons. Round 2 - Colin McWilliams (Lander Valley) 10-11 won by fall over Cooper Meyer (Wheatland) 12-14 (Fall 1:34)

Varsity 132

Waylon Milnes (18-11) scored 8.5 team points.

Champ. Round 1 - Waylon Milnes (Wheatland) 18-11 received a bye () (Bye)

Champ. Round 2 - Waylon Milnes (Wheatland) 18-11 won by fall over Mason Christenson (Lovell) 19-7 (Fall 1:11)

Quarterfinal - Axel Mackinnon (Green River) 23-11 won by decision over Waylon Milnes (Wheatland) 18-11 (Dec 8-6)

Cons. Round 4 - Waylon Milnes (Wheatland) 18-11 won by tech fall over Nate Johnson (Worland) 24-13 (TF-1.5 5:00 (16-0))

Cons. Round 5 - Ryder Wilson (Evanston) 24-14 won by decision over Waylon Milnes (Wheatland) 18-11 (Dec 10-5)

Varsity 150

Mauriccio Grimaldo (9-8) scored 3.0 team points.

Champ. Round 1 - Maddux Hintz (Green River) 22-10 won by fall over Mauriccio Grimaldo (Wheatland) 9-8 (Fall 1:20)

Cons. Round 1 - Mauriccio Grimaldo (Wheatland) 9-8 won by fall over Ryder Lucero (Rawlins) 3-7 (Fall 2:19)

Cons. Round 2 - David Farrington (Big Piney) 15-9 won by fall over Mauriccio Grimaldo (Wheatland) 9-8 (Fall 1:37)

Varsity 190

Tyrell Weber (0-2)

Champ. Round 1 - Tyrell Weber (Wheatland) 0-2 received a bye () (Bye)

Champ. Round 2 - Wyatt Trembly (Dubois) 23-2 won by fall over Tyrell Weber (Wheatland) 0-2 (Fall 0:48)

Cons. Round 2 - Mathew Foster (Rock Springs) 29-7 won by fall over Tyrell Weber (Wheatland) 0-2 (Fall 0:35)

Varsity 285

Lorenzo Rojo (0-2) 

Champ. Round 1 - Lorenzo Rojo (Wheatland) 0-2 received a bye () (Bye)

Champ. Round 2 - Charlie Green (Cheyenne East) 43-6 won by fall over Lorenzo Rojo (Wheatland) 0-2 (Fall 0:33)

Cons. Round 2 - Lorenzo Rojo (Wheatland) 0-2 received a bye () (Bye)

Cons. Round 3 - Jamison Bade (Laramie) 23-14 won by fall over Lorenzo Rojo (Wheatland) 0-2 (Fall 1:33)

Girls Varsity Results

Varsity 100

Kaelyn Wessel (5-9) scored 4.0 team points.

Champ. Round 1 - Michelle Henman (Kelly Walsh) 13-8 won by fall over Kaelyn Wessel (Wheatland) 5-9 (Fall 3:51)

Cons. Round 1 - Kaelyn Wessel (Wheatland) 5-9 received a bye () (Bye)

Cons. Round 2 - Kaelyn Wessel (Wheatland) 5-9 won by fall over Sophia Arellano (Cheyenne East) 3-15 (Fall 2:45)

Cons. Round 3 - Caydee Eden (Powell) 3-2 won by decision over Kaelyn Wessel (Wheatland) 5-9 (Dec 14-8)

Varsity 120

Nichole Biggs (0-2)

Champ. Round 1 - Keston Johnson (Star Valley) 22-8 won by fall over Nichole Biggs (Wheatland) 0-2 (Fall 0:41)

Cons. Round 1 - Nichole Biggs (Wheatland) 0-2 received a bye () (Bye)

Cons. Round 2 - Kinsey Hooper (Rawlins) 22-11 won by fall over Nichole Biggs (Wheatland) 0-2 (Fall 0:26)

Varsity 130

Ariel Kumelos (15-2) placed 2nd and scored 28.0 team points.

Champ. Round 1 - Ariel Kumelos (Wheatland) 15-2 won by fall over Kaiten Schilreff (Lingle-Ft. Laramie/Southeast) 5-10 (Fall 1:08)

Champ. Round 2 - Ariel Kumelos (Wheatland) 15-2 won by fall over Mikayla Green (Green River) 10-11 (Fall 0:42)

Quarterfinal - Ariel Kumelos (Wheatland) 15-2 won by fall over Carlee Roth (Thunder Basin) 23-10 (Fall 1:37)

Semifinal - Ariel Kumelos (Wheatland) 15-2 won by fall over Rivers Carrell (Worland) 19-8 (Fall 4:15)

1st Place Match - McKenna Barham (Laramie) 22-2 won by decision over Ariel Kumelos (Wheatland) 15-2 (Dec 7-3)

Varsity 155

Audrey Davis (0-2) 

Champ. Round 1 - Audrey Davis (Wheatland) 0-2 received a bye () (Bye)

Champ. Round 2 - Brooke Schwab (Star Valley) 18-9 won by fall over Audrey Davis (Wheatland) 0-2 (Fall 0:49)

Cons. Round 2 - Audrey Davis (Wheatland) 0-2 received a bye () (Bye)

Cons. Round 3 - Ava Dafoe (Thermopolis) 9-11 won by fall over Audrey Davis (Wheatland) 0-2 (Fall 2:45)

Varsity 190

Jessie Graves (1-2) placed 5th and scored 7.0 team points.

Quarterfinal - Becca Oetken (Sheridan) 20-0 won by fall over Jessie Graves (Wheatland) 1-2 (Fall 2:58)

Cons. Round 1 - Jessie Graves (Wheatland) 1-2 received a bye () (Bye)

Cons. Semi - Seriah Lamb (Evanston) 15-18 won by fall over Jessie Graves (Wheatland) 1-2 (Fall 2:56)

5th Place Match - Jessie Graves (Wheatland) 1-2 won by fall over Stella Lind (Star Valley) 1-10 (Fall 0:07)

JV Results

JV 106

Gabe Hagen

Champ. Round 1 - Hudson England (Star Valley) won by fall over Gabe Hagen (Wheatland) (Fall 1:22)

Cons. Round 1 - Gino Brown (Cheyenne Central) won in sudden victory - 1 over Gabe Hagen (Wheatland) (SV-1 18-4)

JV 120

Austin Brennan

Champ. Round 1 - Austin Brennan (Wheatland) received a bye () (Bye)

Champ. Round 2 - Maxwell Jirak (Star Valley) won by fall over Austin Brennan (Wheatland) (Fall 0:46)

Cons. Round 2 - Austin Brennan (Wheatland) received a bye () (Bye)

Cons. Round 3 - Trace Blajszczak (Natrona County) won by fall over Austin Brennan (Wheatland) (Fall 1:25)

JV 126

George Kontour has scored 6.0 team points.

Champ. Round 1 - George Kontour (Wheatland) won by decision over Demetrius Noriega (Lander Valley) (Dec 8-1)

Champ. Round 2 - Cesar Vasquez (Kelly Walsh) won by major decision over George Kontour (Wheatland) (Maj 11-1)

Cons. Round 2 - George Kontour (Wheatland) won by fall over Mienn Skinner (Kemmerer) (Fall 1:32)

Cons. Round 3 - George Kontour (Wheatland) won by decision over Colton Marler (Evanston) (Dec 9-7)

Cons. Round 4 - Cash Platts (Lyman) won by fall over George Kontour (Wheatland) (Fall 2:18)

JV 138

Colby Milnes has scored 7.0 team points.

Champ. Round 1 - Colby Milnes (Wheatland) received a bye () (Bye)

Champ. Round 2 - Seth Wazelle (Rawlins) won by fall over Colby Milnes (Wheatland) (Fall 1:45)

Cons. Round 2 - Colby Milnes (Wheatland) received a bye () (Bye)

Cons. Round 3 - Colby Milnes (Wheatland) won by fall over Jaims Fernandez (Worland) (Fall 2:53)

Cons. Round 4 - Colby Milnes (Wheatland) won by fall over Kit Tait (Mountain View) (Fall 0:36)

Cons. Round 5 - Kaleb Henne (Cheyenne Central) won by fall over Colby Milnes (Wheatland) (Fall 1:01)