Hayes, Kruse take second at “The Munch”

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PONTIAC – Owen Kruse lost in a 9-5 decision in the championship match at 106 lbs and senior Sam Hayes suffered his first loss of the year in the title match at 195 lbs to lead Fort Madison at “The Munch” Pontiac Invitational wrestling meet over the weekend.

Kruse fell to Jax Roberts of Herscher in the title match after pinning Jack Owen of Normal Community West by fall at 2:28. He also recorded a :59 pin over J. Vasquez of Joliet Central.

Sam Hayes recorded two pins in early round action before getting a 10-2 major decision over Pontiac’s Tyler Lanning in the semi finals before falling to Brandon Hoselton of Fairbury’s Prairie Central High School by pin just :57. Hoselton is arguably the best 195lb wrestler in Illinois as a sophomore. He’s rated No. 4 in Illinois Matmen’s Power rankings for all classes. The top six 195lb wrestlers are Class 3A seniors.

Junior Diego Lozano captured third place at the meet taking four of his five matches. Jake Woodrey, also of Fairbury Prairie Central took Lozano out at 1:42 in the semis sending Lozano to the third place match where he pinned Doug Rawlings of Mt. Zion in just 1:07.

In the 285lb match, FMHS’s Danen Settles had the biggest workload receiving no byes and wrestling seven times on his way to a 4th place finish. Settles fell to Steven Lewis of Pontiac in the 3rd place match with a pin at 5:16.

Gavin Wiseman and Jakob McGowan also got a top five finishes. Wiseman won the 126 lb 5th place match over Giovanni Garcia of Berwyn-Cicero in Morton by an 8-4 decision. McGowan scored a 12-6 decision over Will Briolat (Riverside (R.-Brookfield)) for 5th place at 152 lbs.

The complete results of the weekend tournament are below

106: Owen Kruse (Fort Madison) – 2nd Varsity – Champ. Round 1 – Owen Kruse (Fort Madison) received a bye Varsity – Champ. Round 2 – Owen Kruse (Fort Madison) over Gage Rusher (Taylorville) (MD 16-6) Varsity – Quarterfinals – Owen Kruse (Fort Madison) over J. Vasquez (Joliet (Central)) (Fall 0:59) Varsity – Semifinals – Owen Kruse (Fort Madison) over Jack Owen (Normal (Community West)) (Fall 2:28) Varsity – 1st Place Match – Jax Roberts (Herscher) over Owen Kruse (Fort Madison) (Dec 9-5)
113: Elton Kruse (Fort Madison) – 7th Varsity – Champ. Round 1 – Elton Kruse (Fort Madison) received a bye Varsity – Champ. Round 2 – M Marr (Palos Heights (Shepard)) over Elton Kruse (Fort Madison) (MD 19-5) Varsity – Cons. Round 2 – Elton Kruse (Fort Madison) received a bye Varsity – Cons. Round 3 – Elton Kruse (Fort Madison) received a bye Varsity – Cons. Round 4 – Elton Kruse (Fort Madison) over Jaimion Wise (Riverside (R.-Brookfield)) (Fall 4:42) Varsity – Cons. Round 5 – Brock Bacus (Normal (Community West)) over Elton Kruse (Fort Madison) (Fall 3:57) Varsity – 7th Place Match – Elton Kruse (Fort Madison) over Teddy Thornberry (Springfield (H.S.)) (Fall 2:39)
126: Gavin Wiseman (Fort Madison) – 5th Varsity – Champ. Round 1 – Gavin Wiseman (Fort Madison) received a bye Varsity – Champ. Round 2 – Caleb Magruder (Bishop Mac) over Gavin Wiseman (Fort Madison) (MD 11-1) Varsity – Cons. Round 2 – Gavin Wiseman (Fort Madison) received a bye Varsity – Cons. Round 3 – Gavin Wiseman (Fort Madison) received a bye Varsity – Cons. Round 4 – Gavin Wiseman (Fort Madison) over Colton Davis (Lincoln) (Fall 3:28) Varsity – Cons. Round 5 – Gavin Wiseman (Fort Madison) over Brady Monahan (Pontiac) (TF 15-0 2:53) Varsity – Cons. Semis – Tristin Garretty (Mt. Zion) over Gavin Wiseman (Fort Madison) (TF 17-2 4:00) Varsity – 5th Place Match – Gavin Wiseman (Fort Madison) over Giovanni Garcia (Berwyn-Cicero (Morton)) (Dec 8-4)
132: Mason Schau (Fort Madison) – 8th Varsity – Champ. Round 1 – Mason Schau (Fort Madison) received a bye Varsity – Champ. Round 2 – Mason Schau (Fort Madison) over Mason Mccollough (South Holland (Thornwood)) (Fall 1:29) Varsity – Quarterfinals – B Bougadis (Wheaton (St. Francis)) over Mason Schau (Fort Madison) (TF 16-0 3:19) Varsity – Cons. Round 4 – Mason Schau (Fort Madison) over Marques Covington (South Holland (Thornwood)) (For.) Varsity – Cons. Round 5 – Carter Owen (Normal (Community West)) over Mason Schau (Fort Madison) (TF 15-0 5:03) Varsity – 7th Place Match – George Smith (Pontiac) over Mason Schau (Fort Madison) (Fall 3:27)
138: Quinton Ross (Fort Madison) – DNP Varsity – Champ. Round 1 – Frank Smith (Pontiac) over Quinton Ross (Fort Madison) (Fall 1:44) Varsity – Cons. Round 1 – Quinton Ross (Fort Madison) received a bye Varsity – Cons. Round 2 – Kedrick Terhune (Rantoul) over Quinton Ross (Fort Madison) (Dec 6-2)
145: Nathan Steffensmeier (Fort Madison) – 7th Varsity – Champ. Round 1 – Nathan Steffensmeier (Fort Madison) received a bye Varsity – Champ. Round 2 – Jon Garcia (Joliet (Central)) over Nathan Steffensmeier (Fort Madison) (MD 15-5) Varsity – Cons. Round 2 – Nathan Steffensmeier (Fort Madison) over Alan Schott (Pontiac) (Fall 1:31) Varsity – Cons. Round 3 – Nathan Steffensmeier (Fort Madison) over JayMarcus Mcgrone (Springfield (H.S.)) (Fall 1:21) Varsity – Cons. Round 4 – Nathan Steffensmeier (Fort Madison) over Deamontae Johnson (South Holland (Thornwood)) (For.) Varsity – Cons. Round 5 – Jon Garcia (Joliet (Central)) over Nathan Steffensmeier (Fort Madison) (Dec 9-4) Varsity – 7th Place Match – Nathan Steffensmeier (Fort Madison) over Brandon Sweitzer (Lincoln) (Fall 1:22)
152: Jakob McGowan (Fort Madison) – 5th Varsity – Champ. Round 1 – Jakob McGowan (Fort Madison) received a bye Varsity – Champ. Round 2 – M Andrzejweski (Wheaton (St. Francis)) over Jakob McGowan (Fort Madison) (Dec 15-10) Varsity – Cons. Round 2 – Jakob McGowan (Fort Madison) received a bye Varsity – Cons. Round 3 – Jakob McGowan (Fort Madison) over Alex Gedwill (Riverside (R.-Brookfield)) (Fall 1:28) Varsity – Cons. Round 4 – Jakob McGowan (Fort Madison) over Carlos Marin (Berwyn-Cicero (Morton)) (MD 12-4) Varsity – Cons. Round 5 – Jakob McGowan (Fort Madison) over M Andrzejweski (Wheaton (St. Francis)) (Dec 10-5) Varsity – Cons. Semis – Devin Rogers (Berwyn-Cicero (Morton)) over Jakob McGowan (Fort Madison) (Dec 4-2) Varsity – 5th Place Match – Jakob McGowan (Fort Madison) over Will Briolat (Riverside (R.-Brookfield)) (Dec 12-6)
160: Keaton Poe (Fort Madison) – 7th Varsity – Champ. Round 1 – Keaton Poe (Fort Madison) received a bye Varsity – Champ. Round 2 – Draven McDonald (Mt. Zion) over Keaton Poe (Fort Madison) (Dec 7-0) Varsity – Cons. Round 2 – Keaton Poe (Fort Madison) received a bye Varsity – Cons. Round 3 – Keaton Poe (Fort Madison) over Drewski Moore (South Holland (Thornwood)) (Fall 5:39) Varsity – Cons. Round 4 – Keaton Poe (Fort Madison) over Trey Edinger (Pontiac) (For.) Varsity – Cons. Round 5 – Jacob Baker (Normal (Community West)) over Keaton Poe (Fort Madison) (Dec 6-4) Varsity – 7th Place Match – Keaton Poe (Fort Madison) over A`Veon Pittman (Kankakee (H.S.)) (For.)
170: Chance Hocker (Fort Madison) – DNP Varsity – Champ. Round 1 – Chance Hocker (Fort Madison) received a bye Varsity – Champ. Round 2 – Chance Hocker (Fort Madison) over Thomas Stewart (Kankakee (H.S.)) (Fall 1:49) Varsity – Quarterfinals – Ke`Andre Wiley (Joliet (Central)) over Chance Hocker (Fort Madison) (Fall 1:47) Varsity – Cons. Round 4 – Connor Casner (Fairbury (Prairie Central)) over Chance Hocker (Fort Madison) (Fall 0:47)
195: Sam Hayes (Fort Madison) – 2nd Varsity – Champ. Round 1 – Sam Hayes (Fort Madison) received a bye Varsity – Champ. Round 2 – Sam Hayes (Fort Madison) over Riley Shaw (Riverside (R.-Brookfield)) (Fall 3:51) Varsity – Quarterfinals – Sam Hayes (Fort Madison) over Jesse Gonzales (Wheaton (St. Francis)) (Fall 1:22) Varsity – Semifinals – Sam Hayes (Fort Madison) over Tyler Lanning (Pontiac) (MD 10-2) Varsity – 1st Place Match – Brandon Hoselton (Fairbury (Prairie Central)) over Sam Hayes (Fort Madison) (Fall 0:57)
220: Diego Lozano (Fort Madison) – 3rd Varsity – Champ. Round 1 – Diego Lozano (Fort Madison) received a bye Varsity – Champ. Round 2 – Diego Lozano (Fort Madison) over Christian Sepulvada (Joliet (Central)) (Fall 1:58) Varsity – Quarterfinals – Diego Lozano (Fort Madison) over Keegan Harper (Springfield (H.S.)) (Fall 1:36) Varsity – Semifinals – Jake Woodrey (Fairbury (Prairie Central)) over Diego Lozano (Fort Madison) (Fall 1:42) Varsity – Cons. Semis – Diego Lozano (Fort Madison) over Kenneth Hudson (Normal (Community West)) (Dec 5-0) Varsity – 3rd Place Match – Diego Lozano (Fort Madison) over Doug Rawlings (Mt. Zion) (Fall 1:07)
285: Danen Settles (Fort Madison) – 4th Varsity – Champ. Round 1 – Danen Settles (Fort Madison) over Jeremiah Parish (South Holland (Thornwood)) (Fall 1:10) Varsity – Champ. Round 2 – Danen Settles (Fort Madison) over Jake Stewart (Riverside (R.-Brookfield)) (Fall 0:55) Varsity – Quarterfinals – Steven Lewis (Pontiac) over Danen Settles (Fort Madison) (Fall 2:49) Varsity – Cons. Round 4 – Danen Settles (Fort Madison) over D Maebane (Palos Heights (Shepard)) (Fall 3:17) Varsity – Cons. Round 5 – Danen Settles (Fort Madison) over Cole Gordon (Normal (Community West)) (Fall 5:53) Varsity – Cons. Semis – Danen Settles (Fort Madison) over Tyson Opel (Lincoln) (Fall 3:53) Varsity – 3rd Place Match – Steven Lewis (Pontiac) over Danen Settles (Fort Madison) (Fall 5:16)

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