GRAND HAVEN — Mona Shores and Grand Haven each crowned an MHSAA Division 1 individual district champion at the tournament in Grand Haven on Saturday.
Aiden Pike of Grand Haven won the district championship at 119 pounds. He opened with a pin in 55 seconds over Payton Buskirk of Holland West Ottawa, then pinned James Diel of Rockford in 2:48 and took the title with a 12-7 decision in the championship match.
Mona Shore’s Gavyn Stout earned the district title in the 145-pound weight class, winning in the championship match by a 7-3 decision over Bode Wilson of Grand Haven.
The Buccaneers’ Jeremiah Johnson wound up second at 135 pounds to qualify for the regional. He received a first-round bye and then pinned Malachi Foster of Jenison in 42 seconds to reach the finals, where he lost to Justin Gorman by a pin in 3:58.
Xavier Rodriguez wound up third at 140 pounds. After a bye through the first round, Rodriguez won by a pinned David Wilson of Mona Shores in 1:31 to reach the semifinal, where he lost by a fall in 1:33. He then won two matches in the consolation round, both by decisions, 13-7 and 3-1, respectively.
Brody Dora finished fourth for the Buccaneers at 112 pounds. He won his first match against Branden Coller of Bryon Center with a pin in 5:17, but lost in the next round by a pin in 2:48 to Josh Vasquez of Grandville. He lost in the consolation final by a 9-2 decision.
Logan Vining also qualified for the regional tournament for the Buccaneers with a fourth place at 125. He won his opening match over Anthony Cage of Mona Shores by a fall in 3:01, but lost in the next round and then made it to the consolation final where he was beaten by a 2-1 decision.
Grand Haven’s Dylan Cummings finished second at 152 pounds, picking up two wins by 5-1 and 11-7 decisions, before losing in the championship round by a fall in 3:48.
Joe Scarbrough also qualified out of the district for Grand Haven with a third place finish at 160 pounds. He picked up three wins on the day, including a 5-2 decision in the third place match.
The Sailors also had Jake Moll qualify for the regional with a second place finish in the 160-pound class. He won by a fall in 3:08, and won his next two matches by decisions before losing, 5-3 in the final.