MUSKEGONThe dominant Whitehall Vikings captured the West Michigan Conference Lakes Division wrestling title at Orchard View on Saturday.

Meanwhile, the Hart Pirates ran away with the title in the league’s Rivers Division.

Fremont and Orchard View rounded out the top three in the WMC-Lakes.

Hesperia and Mason County Central were second and third in the WMC-Rivers.

Jimmy Thommen (Montague), Hunter Sandford (Mason CC), Chris Aebig (Montague), Blake Sayer (Hesperia), Zane McCabe (Mason CC), Tee Ward (Fremont), Ryne Christensen (Whitehall), Darnell Mack (Whitehall), Alex Hicks (Hart), Trey Myers (Fremont), Wyatt Jenkins (Whitehall), Jackson Cook (Whitehall), Michael Romero (Fremont) and Shane Cook (Whitehall) earned championships in their respective weight classes.

Photo courtesy of LSJ Photographer Leo Valdez


1 Whitehall – 423

2 Fremont – 254

3 Orchard View – 181

4 Montague – 174.5

5 Oakridge – 65

6 Ludington – 14

7 Manistee – 0


1 Hart – 415

2 Hesperia – 250.5

3 Mason CC – 173

4 Shelby – 147

5 North Muskegon – 70.5

6 Ravenna – 70.5

7 Holton – 41


1st Place – James Thommen of Montague

2nd Place – Stephen Priese of Hesperia

3rd Place – Nick Cano of Shelby

4th Place – Cody Manzo of Whitehall

5th Place – Aquilla Payne of Orchard View

6th Place – Jose Chavira of Hart

1st Place Match

James Thommen (Montague) 32-6, Jr. over Stephen Priese (Hesperia) 33-6, Jr. (TF-1.5 5:29 (26-9))

3rd Place Match

Nick Cano (Shelby) 34-7, Jr. over Cody Manzo (Whitehall) 33-13, Fr. (Dec 10-5)


1st Place – Hunter Sanford of Mason County Central

2nd Place – Liam Waller of Whitehall

3rd Place – Alex Sayer of Hesperia

4th Place – Tayden Fotis of Orchard View

5th Place – Emmanual Ortega of Hart

6th Place – Landon Hekkema of Fremont

1st Place Match

Hunter Sanford (Mason County Central) 40-6, So. over Liam Waller (Whitehall) 20-18, Fr. (TF-1.5 3:50 (24-8))

3rd Place Match

Alex Sayer (Hesperia) 34-7, Sr. over Tayden Fotis (Orchard View) 20-20, Fr. (TF-1.5 3:16 (16-1))

5th Place Match

Emmanual Ortega (Hart) 23-19, So. over Landon Hekkema (Fremont) 9-12, So. (Fall 3:40)


1st Place – Blake Sayer of Hesperia

2nd Place – Nolan Taranko of Whitehall

3rd Place – Halen Boos of Hart

4th Place – Killian Prewitt of Fremont

5th Place – Corbin Russell of Orchard View

6th Place – Christian Wright of Shelby

1st Place Match

Blake Sayer (Hesperia) 31-5, So. over Nolan Taranko (Whitehall) 33-12, Jr. (Fall 2:29)

3rd Place Match

Halen Boos (Hart) 28-16, Fr. over Killian Prewitt (Fremont) 26-14, Jr. (Dec 4-2)

5th Place Match

Corbin Russell (Orchard View) 11-15, Jr. over Christian Wright (Shelby) 13-18, Jr. (Fall 1:23)


1st Place – Zane McCabe of Mason County Central

2nd Place – Caden Varela of Whitehall

3rd Place – Austin Martinez of Hart

4th Place – Kashton Atwood of Fremont

5th Place – Rylee Pierce of Holton

6th Place – Emilio Villareal of Orchard View

1st Place Match

Zane McCabe (Mason County Central) 43-2, Jr. over Caden Varela (Whitehall) 27-12, So. (MD 10-2)

3rd Place Match

Austin Martinez (Hart) 16-5, Jr. over Kashton Atwood (Fremont) 21-9, Fr. (Fall 1:40)

5th Place Match

Rylee Pierce (Holton) 25-11, So. over Emilio Villareal (Orchard View) 14-24, So. (Fall 0:49)


1st Place – Christopher Aebig of Montague

2nd Place – Trayce Tate of Hart

3rd Place – Max Krukowski of Whitehall

4th Place – Wyatt Roberson of Hesperia

5th Place – Braulio Gomez-Soto of Fremont

6th Place – David Addison of Holton

1st Place Match

Christopher Aebig (Montague) 19-5, Jr. over Trayce Tate (Hart) 21-1, Sr. (Inj. 0:00)

3rd Place Match

Max Krukowski (Whitehall) 26-17, Fr. over Wyatt Roberson (Hesperia) 17-18, Jr. (SV-1 8-6)

5th Place Match

Braulio Gomez-Soto (Fremont) 26-16, Sr. over David Addison (Holton) 13-23, Fr. (Fall 1:24)


1st Place – Tee Ward of Fremont

2nd Place – Bryce Jorissen of Hart

3rd Place – Blake English of Whitehall

4th Place – Skyler Stalbaum of Hesperia

5th Place – Fletcher Thommen of Montague

6th Place – Donovan Porter of North Muskegon

1st Place Match

Tee Ward (Fremont) 44-1, Jr. over Bryce Jorissen (Hart) 27-11, Sr. (TF-1.5 2:30 (17-1))

3rd Place Match

Blake English (Whitehall) 25-20, So. over Skyler Stalbaum (Hesperia) 33-10, So. (Dec 9-3)

5th Place Match

Fletcher Thommen (Montague) 29-13, Fr. over Donovan Porter (North Muskegon) 10-12, So. (Fall 2:57)


1st Place – Ryne Christensen of Whitehall

2nd Place – Josue Salgado Velazquez of Hart

3rd Place – Colter Kirchner of Mason County Central

4th Place – Kaden Parker of Orchard View

5th Place – Ryan Fuentes of Hesperia

6th Place – Jordan Guerrero-McGrady of Oakridge

1st Place Match

Ryne Christensen (Whitehall) 37-6, Jr. over Josue Salgado Velazquez (Hart) 32-8, Jr. (MD 11-3)

3rd Place Match

Colter Kirchner (Mason County Central) 33-10, So. over Kaden Parker (Orchard View) 15-22, Sr. (Fall 2:07)

5th Place Match

Ryan Fuentes (Hesperia) 15-6, Fr. over Jordan Guerrero-McGrady (Oakridge) 11-17, Fr. (Dec 4-2)


1st Place – Darnell Mack of Whitehall

2nd Place – Guillermo Ortega of Hart

3rd Place – Tristan Winkleblack of Montague

4th Place – Alex Gleason of Hesperia

5th Place – Beckett Newell of Fremont

6th Place – Brayden Overmyer of Mason County Central

1st Place Match

Darnell Mack (Whitehall) 39-4, Jr. over Guillermo Ortega (Hart) 26-7, Sr. (Dec 6-5)

3rd Place Match

Tristan Winkleblack (Montague) 38-3, Sr. over Alex Gleason (Hesperia) 30-8, Sr. (Fall 3:29)

5th Place Match

Beckett Newell (Fremont) 23-13, Jr. over Brayden Overmyer (Mason County Central) 21-24, Jr. (Fall 3:10)


1st Place – Alex Hicks of Hart

2nd Place – Ryan Goodrich of Whitehall

3rd Place – Michael Moore of Montague

4th Place – Parker Overmyer of Mason County Central

5th Place – Landon Mosqueda of Ludington

6th Place – Isaiah Kooiman of Ravenna

1st Place Match

Alex Hicks (Hart) 38-5, So. over Ryan Goodrich (Whitehall) 31-7, So. (Dec 4-1)

3rd Place Match

Michael Moore (Montague) 25-9, Sr. over Parker Overmyer (Mason County Central) 21-26, Fr. (Fall 3:58)

5th Place Match

Landon Mosqueda (Ludington) 24-13, Fr. over Isaiah Kooiman (Ravenna) 3-2, Sr. (Fall 2:30)


1st Place – Trey Myers of Fremont

2nd Place – Brock Bolles of Hesperia

3rd Place – Darice Mosley of Hart

4th Place – Thayden Reed of Whitehall

5th Place – Malachi Plunkett of Montague

6th Place – Curtis Vandervelde of North Muskegon

1st Place Match

Trey Myers (Fremont) 42-0, Jr. over Brock Bolles (Hesperia) 25-13, Jr. (Fall 1:39)

3rd Place Match

Darice Mosley (Hart) 22-13, Jr. over Thayden Reed (Whitehall) 14-15, Fr. (M. For.)

5th Place Match

Malachi Plunkett (Montague) 19-15, So. over Curtis Vandervelde (North Muskegon) 7-10, Fr. (Fall 2:54)


1st Place – Wyatt Jenkins of Whitehall

2nd Place – Zane Thomas of Hart

3rd Place – Ivan Fessenden of Shelby

4th Place – Mason Tuttle of Orchard View

5th Place – Tyler Risch of Montague

6th Place – Bryce McCleary of Ravenna

1st Place Match

Wyatt Jenkins (Whitehall) 41-3, So. over Zane Thomas (Hart) 34-7, Sr. (Fall 0:21)

3rd Place Match

Ivan Fessenden (Shelby) 26-15, Jr. over Mason Tuttle (Orchard View) 14-11, Fr. (Fall 4:18)

5th Place Match

Tyler Risch (Montague) 7-11, Jr. over Bryce McCleary (Ravenna) 8-22, So. (Fall 1:55)


1st Place – Jackson Cook of Whitehall

2nd Place – Adrian Tice of Hart

3rd Place – Jaxon Tuttle of Orchard View

4th Place – Caiden Nawrocki of Ravenna

5th Place – Alex Calixto of Shelby

6th Place – Kaiye Miron of Fremont

1st Place Match

Jackson Cook (Whitehall) 34-1, Sr. over Adrian Tice (Hart) 27-8, Jr. (Fall 2:37)

3rd Place Match

Jaxon Tuttle (Orchard View) 25-9, So. over Caiden Nawrocki (Ravenna) 10-12, Sr. (Fall 1:39)

5th Place Match

Alex Calixto (Shelby) 18-13, Sr. over Kaiye Miron (Fremont) 18-18, So. (Fall 2:57)


1st Place – Michael Romero of Fremont

2nd Place – Travis Boughan of Shelby

3rd Place – Blake Morningstar of Whitehall

4th Place – Adrian Lara of Hart

5th Place – Marcus Hoaglin of Hesperia

6th Place – Dylan Cunningham of Oakridge

1st Place Match

Michael Romero (Fremont) 42-2, Sr. over Travis Boughan (Shelby) 35-8, Sr. (Fall 0:49)

3rd Place Match

Blake Morningstar (Whitehall) 25-9, Jr. over Adrian Lara (Hart) 13-6, Fr. (Fall 1:35)

5th Place Match

Marcus Hoaglin (Hesperia) 11-10, Sr. over Dylan Cunningham (Oakridge) 16-15, Fr. (Fall 2:36)


1st Place – Shane Cook of Whitehall

2nd Place – Ivan Lara of Hart

3rd Place – Briar Hambrock of Fremont

4th Place – Gradyn Wilson of Mason County Central

5th Place – Landen Goerbig of Ravenna

6th Place – Jamario Dash of Orchard View

1st Place Match

Shane Cook (Whitehall) 44-0, Sr. over Ivan Lara (Hart) 29-8, Jr. (Fall 1:26)

3rd Place Match

Briar Hambrock (Fremont) 33-4, Sr. over Gradyn Wilson (Mason County Central) 26-15, So. (Dec 3-2)

5th Place Match

Landen Goerbig (Ravenna) 23-19, Sr. over Jamario Dash (Orchard View) 26-14, Jr. (Fall 1:27)