C-M’s Butcher gets a win at Comet Invitational

Joe Randleman Staff Writer
Joseph Butcher

ALLEMAN - Collins-Maxwell had two wrestlers compete at the Comet Invitational Saturday in Alleman.

Joseph Butcher and Carter Davis were the only two competitors for for Collins-Maxwell at the tournament.

Butcher went 1-3 at 126 pounds. He pinned Colfax-Mingo’s Mariah Webster in one minute, 49 seconds in the first round and lost by fall to Carlisle’s Carter Logue in the semifinals.

Butcher received a bye in the consolation first round. In the consolation semifinals, Butcher lost by fall to South Hardin-BCLUW’s Coby Willett and he suffered another loss by fall in the fifth-place match to Forest City’s Kaleb Umbaugh.

Davis went 0-3 with a bye. He lost all three matches by fall.

Individual results - Collins-Maxwell

106 pounds - Carter Davis, 0-3. 126 - Joseph Butcher, 1-3.

JEWELL - Collins-Maxwell held its own on the wrestling mat against South Hamilton and North Polk in a double-dual meet at Jewell Dec. 13.

The Spartans had to forfeit 10 matches against North Polk and 11 against South Hamilton, suffering respective 72-9 and 48-18 losses to go to 0-9 on the season. But they actually won the majority of the matches that they wrestled, going 2-0 against South Hamilton and splitting four matches with North Polk.

Joseph Butcher and Carter Davis both were 2-0 for Collins-Maxwell at the meet.

Butcher pinned South Hamilton’s Justin Wilson in two minutes, 45 seconds and earned a hard-fought 9-8 victory over North Polk’s Reilly Maring at 126 pounds. Davis pinned North Polk’s Ethan Reed in 4:39 and received a forfeit against South Hamilton at 106.

Jonathan Waltemeyer added a fall in 2:25 over Connor Caudle at 132 for the Spartans against South Hamilton.

Waltemeyer lost by fall to North Polk’s Luke Cory and Jacob Pierick suffered a loss by injury default at 120.

South Hamilton 48, Collins-Maxwell 18

285 pounds - Zach Larson (SH) won by forfeit.106 - Carter Davis (CM) won by forfeit. 113 - Double forfeit. 120 - Double forfeit. 126 - Joseph Butcher (CM) won by fall over Justin Wilson (SH), 2:45. 132 - Jonathan Waltemeyer (CM) won by fall over Connor Caudle (SH), 2:25. 138 - Double forfeit. 145 - Brent Greenfield (SH) won by forfeit. 152 - Lane Swenson (SH) won by forfeit. 160 - Sheldon Tapper (SH) won by forfeit. 170 - Landon Stolee (SH) won by forfeit. 182 - Nathan Wilson (SH) won by forfeit. 195 - Trevor Thompson (SH) won by forfeit. 220 - Colton Willis (SH) won by forfeit.

North Polk 72, Collins-Maxwell 9

106 - Davis (CM) won by fall over Ethan Reed (NP), 4:39. 113 - Isaac Larson (NP) won by forfeit. 120 - Ryan Davidson (NP) won by injury default over Jacob Pierick (CM). 126 - Butcher (CM) won by decision over Reilly Maring (NP), 9-8. 132 - Luke Cory (NP) won by fall over Waltemeyer (CM), 0:13. 138 - Nicholas Bockenstedt (NP) won by forfeit. 145 - Parker Frey (NP) won by forfeit. 152 - Logan Engebretson (NP) won by forfeit. 160 - Dylan Meiners (NP) won by forfeit. 170 - Josiah DeValois (NP) won by forfeit. 182 - Justin Horness (NP) won by forfeit. 195 - Joseph Klein (NP) won by forfeit. 220 - Benjamin Ewing (NP) won by forfeit. 285 - Jaren Buls (NP) won by forfeit.