CHEYENNE – Sophomore Jackson Hesford and senior Landin Eldridge were both 2-0 to help Cheyenne East sit in first place after the first day of the Class 4A East Regional wrestling tournament Friday at Thunder Basin High in Gillette.

Hesford – a 152-pounder – went 2-0, earning a tech fall over Central’s Kevin Rentz (24-9), followed by a pin at 2:28 over Cody Edlund of Thunder Basin.

Eldridge (160 pounds) earned a technical fall win over Ahren Vezina of Thunder Basin (18-2) and a 6-4 decision over Ashton Wagenor of Sheridan.

Cheyenne Central junior Johnathan Vroman went 2-0 at 145 pounds, winning over Alize Post of Campbell County by fall in 34 seconds. Vroman backed it up with a tech fall over Lance Road-ifer of East, 16-0.

PREP WRESTLING

CLASS 4A EAST REGIONAL

at Thunder Basin – Gillette

Team Standings

1. Cheyenne East 73, 2. Cheyenne Central 65.5, 3. Thunder Basin 64, 4. Sheridan 63.5, 5. Campbell County 31, 6. Cheyenne South 21.5

Cheyenne Central results

106 pounds: I. Lopez 1-0; 113: Hilliker 0-1, Roberts 1-0; 132: Ennis 1-1, Bates 0-1; 138: King 1-1; 145: Vroman 2-0, Marks 0-1; 152: J. Dilly 0-1, Rentz 0-1; 160: B. Nicholson 1-0, N. Lundberg 1-0; 170: Johnson 1-0, Gauthier 1-0; 182: Goossen 1-0; 195: Herd 1-0; 220: Martin 1-0, Bjorkquist 0-1; 285: Hill 1-0, Conine 0-1.

Cheyenne East results

106 pounds: A. Ronnau 0-1, Trujillo 1-0; 113: Stice 1-0, Mihalek 0-1; 120: Hoskins 1-0, Solano 1-0; 126: Dorrell 0-1, Vasquez 1-0; 132: Gallegos 1-0, Pugh 0-1; 138: Smith 1-0, Anderson 1-1; 145: Roadifer 0-1, D. Winchell 0-1; 152: Hesford 2-0, Kaske 0-1; 160: L. Eldridge 2-0, Lawrence 0-1; 170: Gipfert 0-1, B. Ronnau 1-0; 182: Whitright 1-0, D. Lopez 0-1; 195: Aragon 0-1, Mizel 1-0; 220: Higgins 1-0, Brown 0-1.

Cheyenne South results

106 pounds: Shrove 0-1; 113: Jam. Wood 1-0, Romero 0-1; 120: Trujillo 0-1, Gregory 0-1; 126: Silva 0-1, Fischer 1-0; 132: D. Dominguez 1-0; 138: Wilken 1-0, Cuthbert 0-1; 152: Lister 0-1; 170: Jac. Wood 1-1, Geiger 0-1; 182: Garcia 0-1; 285: Serna 0-1.


Burns-Pine sixth at 3A East tourney

CHEYENNE – Senior 160-pounder Mark Merryfield (160 pounds) went 2-0 for Burns-Pine Bluffs on the first day of the Class 3A East Regional on Friday in Rawlins.

Merryfield topped Kadin Forney of Rawlins in an 8-6 decision. He backed it up with a pin against Kevin Ferguson of Torrington in 3 minutes, 20 seconds.

Junior Kyle Thurin (2-0) won by fall at 182 pounds over Torrington’s Gabe Mitchell (2:43) before getting a quick pin against Buffalo’s Triston Peter (0:54).

PREP WRESTLING

CLASS 3A EAST REGIONAL

at Rawlins

Team Standings

1. Douglas 92, 2. Rawlins 87, 3. Worland 80, 4. Torrington 77.5, 5. Newcastle-Upton 64, 6. Burns-Pine Bluffs 55, 7. Wheatland 54, 8. Buffalo 48.

Burns-Pine Bluffs

126 pounds: C. Manlove 0-1; 132: Trembath 0-2, Lo. Branigan 1-0; 138: Helvig 0-2, Stockton 0-2; 145: Cudney 2-1; 152: Mondragon 0-2, Ornelas 1-2; 160: M. Merryfield 2-0, Miller 0-2; 170: Parry 0-2, Clayson 1-0; 182: K. Thurin 2-0, La. Branigan 1-0; 195: Banville 1-0, Haws 0-2; 220: Davis 0-2, Hottell 1-1; 285: Seibert 1-1, Waldroupe 1-1.

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