17 LOCAL WRESTLERS STILL ALIVE FOR STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS

The Muskegon area has 17 wrestlers still alive for a state championship at the MHSAA Individual State Finals at the Palace of Auburn Hills.

All 17 wrestlers have posted 2-0 records and advance to the championship semifinals, which begin at 7 p.m.

Advancing to the semifinals in Division 1 were Grand Haven’s Camden Bertucci (112) and Dakota Juarez (160).

Tyler Stenberg (140) of Reeths-Puffer secured a spot in the Division 2 semifinals.

In Division 3, Whitehall’s Logan Irey (112), Reiley Brown (103), Zach Cooper (125), Steve Sika (160) and Joe Sika (171) all will wrestle in the semifinals.

In Division 4, Hesperia’s Chase Siersema (135), Davian Gowens (103), Zack Yates (119) and Cash Bolles (145) all advanced to the state semifinals.

Also making the semifinals in Division 4 were Holton’s Hayden Cregg (135), Hart’s Spencer Reterstoff (152) and Jonathan Zarzoza (189) and Kent City’s Shane Rodenburg (171) and Konner Wolter (215).

Wrestlers that lost their championship round quarterfinal matches, but can still finish in the top-eight and earn all-state honors were in Division 1 Grand Haven’s Connor Moynihan (171) and Matthew Mulcahy (215).

In Division 2, Spring Lake’s Bill Belcher, Spring Lake (285) and Fruitport’s Austin Fialek (152) are still alive for all state honors.

Mason County Central’s Doug Wyman (285) and Trevor Skinner (119), Shelby’s Austin Felt (112), Grant’s Niko Guajardo (135 and Whitehall’s Logan Morningstar (285) all are still in the running for all-state honors in Division 3.

In Division 4, Montague’s Sawyer Smith (152), Hart’s J.R. Hinojosa (215) and Hesperia’s David Jacobs (130), Mark Workman (140), Lee Siersema (160) and Eldon Graham (189) are also still alive after losing quarterfinal matches.

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