Boys Varsity Wrestling
Game Summaries & Headlines.
INDIANAPOLIS – Five athletes from Bloomington South captured individual titles on Saturday (Jan. 16), lifting the Panthers to the championship of the 2021 Conference Indiana meet at Southport.
Bloomington South totaled 249.5 points to take the crown, just two points ahead of runner-up Terre Haute South. Terre Haute North placed third with 229 points followed by Southport with 207 points and Bloomington North with 110 points. Columbus North did not participate because its team was in quarantine because of a COVID situation.
Sophomore Miles Libby, junior Aiden Gann, senior Cade Meier, sophomore Delaney Ruhlman and senior Tristan Ruhlman all claimed titles for Bloomington South. They collected top honors in the respective 113-, 120-, 132-, 138- and 220-pound weight classes.
Terre Haute North and Southport each had three champions. Claiming titles for the Patriots were junior Nicolas Sconce at 160 pounds, junior Samuel Saunders at 170 pounds and senior Gabe Bignell at 182 pounds. Winning for the Cardinals were junior Nathan Smith at 106 pounds, freshman Keegan Logan at 126 pounds and sophomore Andrew Goodwin at 145.
Other champions were Terre Haute South senior Nick Casad at 195 pounds, Terre Haute South junior Christian Verst at 285 pounds and Bloomington North junior Chase Hostetler at 152 pounds.
2021 Conference Indiana Wrestling Championships
Team scores: Bloomington South 249.5, Terre Haute South 247.5, Terre Haute North 229, Southport 207, Bloomington North 110, Columbus North DNP.
Championship Match Results
106 pounds: Nathan Smith (Spt) pinned Hayden Tipton (THN), 1:41
113: Miles Libby (BS) dec. Justin Pemberton (THS) 4-2
120: Aiden Gann (BS) pinned Kaden Medley (THN), 1:40
126: Keegan Logan (Spt) dec. Harrison May (THS) 8-3
132: Cade Meier (BS) maj. dec. Bryce Pardue (Spt) 11-0
138: Delaney Ruhlman (BS) pinned Luke Goodwin (Spt), 4:34
145: Andrew Goodwin (Spt) pinned Aiden Reynolds (BS), 1:57
152: Chase Hostetler (BN) dec. Cade Bengston (BS) 10-7
160: Nicolas Sconce (THN) dec. Nate Lommock (THS) 16-14 SV
170: Samuel Sanders (THN) dec. Gage Nelson (Spt) 8-5
182: Gabe Bignell (THN) pinned Carl Kerns (BN), 1:14
195: Nick Casad (THS) over Landon Boland (THN), forfeit
220: Tristan Ruhlman (BS) pinned Josh Howell (THS), 3:30
285: Christian Verst (THS) pinned Aiden Akers (BS), 0:48