#TheRecap: Chiles Takes Timberwolf Title

Marianna wrestlers pay homage to the Chiles coaching staff after taking second at the Timberwolf Duals on Saturday (Photo submitted to Marianna team Facebook page).

North Florida Matmen staff report

TALLAHASSEE — Chiles bookended its regular season in the same way in which it started Saturday in hosting the 12-team Timberwolf Duals.


The Timberwolves — as they had in winning Ridgeview’s Panther Prowl on the first weekend of the season — dominated the tournament, with wins over Choctaw (66-18), Rutherford (66-6) and Rocky Bayou (66-12) to win their pool, then took down crosstown rival Leon (57-9) and Marianna (44-34) to win the championship trophy.

Three Chiles wrestlers were 5-0 “max-pointers” (scored 6 team dual points in each of the duals contested), as Garrett Marschka (106, 3 pins, Hunter Brown (113/120, 4 pins) and Andrew Mullins (152, 4 pins) each max-pointed.

Chiles wrestlers and coaches with their championship trophy won Saturday at the Timberwolf Duals (Photo submitted to Chiles team Facebook page).

Alex Adkins (132, pin & decision), Kyle McGill (182/195, pin & tech) and Austin Wheeler (195/220, 3 pins & decision) also were 5-0, while Will Wiggins (160, 2 pins) was 4-0. Olufemi Egberongbe (138/145, 3 pins) added a 4-1 day.

Additionally, Chance Newhouse (113/120, 2 pins), Mattias Garrett (126, pin) and Preston Scoggins (138/145, 2 pins) contributed 3-2 weekends for Chiles.

Below follows a summary of the other 11 teams in the tournament:

Marianna (4-1, 2nd): The Bulldogs took their pool with dual victories over Lincoln B (41-36), Wewahitchka (66-18) and Mandarin (51-17); in the championship pool, Marianna defeated Leon, 63-12, to claim second overall. Chase Maddox (160, pin) was a 5-0 max-pointer for the Bulldogs, while Ethan Heinemann (145, pin/tech/decision), John Maddox (170, 2 pins & decision) and Christian Cosson (182, 2 pins & major) all were 5-0 as well. William Carrel (113/120, 3 pins), Cody Lewis (152, pin) and Zeth Harris (285) each were 4-1 for the Bulldogs, while Dustin Arnold (132, 2 pins) and Roosevelt Williams (220, pin) were 3-2 and Lawson Jackson (195) 2-2 for Marianna.

Leon (3-2, 3rd): Despite just six wrestlers, Leon still won their initial pool competition, with wins over Bozeman (37-36) and Godby (31-30) in criteria, plus a 30-24 win over Pace B. Nolan Zirgibel (126, 3 pins) was a 5-0 max-pointer, while Ethan Eudy (145, 3 pins & decision) and Josh Seabrooks (195, 3 pins) were both 4-1. Tyson Meyer (152/160) was 3-0 in a part-time role for Leon.

Choctaw (4-1, 4th): The Indians defeated Rocky Bayou (48-29) and Rutherford (54-22) in pool competition, then took wins over Pace B )57-16) and Lincoln (54-27) in the crossover. David Tambula (113, 3 pins) and Sherman Fuller (152/160, 3 pins) were both 4-1 for Choctaw, while Jacob Johns (132, pin) was 3-1 and Eli Devoid (138, 2 pins), Ben Semenov (145/152, pin), Samuel Santos (170/182, 2 pins) and Jesse Sarver (220) all added 3-2 weekends for the Indians.

Lincoln B (3-2, 5th): The Trojans’ second unit were 2-1 in pool, with wins over Mandarin (48-18) and Wewahitchka (57-12), defeating Pace B in crossover competition, 60-18. Omarion LaRoach (220, 3 pins) was a 5-0 max-pointer, while Adam Barnes (126, 2 pins/tech/decision) and Connor Edwards (138, 3 pins & decision) also were 5-0 for Lincoln. Ron Taylor (106/113, pin & major) and Luke Geiger (152, pin), while Mason Crowder (160), Evan Taylor (170, 2 pins) and Nick Weaver (285, pin) each were 3-2 for the Trojans.

Pace B (2-3, 6th): Despite bringing just seven wrestlers, the Patriots’ second group had dual wins over Godby (42-18), Bozeman (37-36 in criteria) in pool play, with six of the seven wrestlers winning three matches or more. Michael Burgess (170, 2 pins & decision) was 5-0 for Pace, while Kevin Elliott (132/138, 3 pins), Camden Friend (145/152, 2 pins & major), Nick Adams (182/195, 2 pins) and Jacob Stokes (182/195, 2 pins) each were 4-1 and Jonah Fierro (126, 3 pins) 3-2 for the Patriots.

Bozeman (3-2, 7th): The Bucks defeated Godby in pool (42-24), then took wins over both Rocky Bayou (33-30) and Mandarin (42-30) in the crossover duals. Joshua vonKeyserling (106, decision) was 5-0 and Cole Galbreath (285, pin) 4-0 for Bozeman, which saw Chris Eadie (132) contribute a 4-1 weekend. Logan Jamison (113, pin), Nicholas Simental (120, pin) and Bradley Garner (152/160) were all 3-2 for the Bucks.

Rocky Bayou (2-3, 8th): The Knights had a pool victory over Rutherford (36-27) and defeated Mandarin (42-33) in crossover competition. Wyatt Kirkpatrick led Rocky Bayou with a 5-0 day at 145 (2 pins, major and decision). Calvin Wells (152, 3 pins) and Kyle Burden (285, pin) were both 4-1 and Luke Latham (126, pin & 2 decisions), Sam Brewer (160, pin) and Jaden Scruggs (170, 2 pins) each were 3-2 for the Knights.

Mandarin (1-4, 9th): The Mustangs only brought seven wrestlers Saturday, but all seven had three wins. Mandarin took down Wewahitchka, 24-18, in pool competition for its only team win. Individually, Devin Foster (113) was a 5-0 max-pointer and was the only wrestler to pin all five of his opponents on the day. Ethan Harvey (120, 3 pins), Tony Carter (182, 2 pins) and De’Shawn Wise-Minor (220/285, decision) were each 4-1, while Tristan Garcia (126/132, 2 pins & decision), Frank Kershaw (138/145, 3 pins) and Royal Felton-Norman (195/220) were each 3-2 for Mandarin.

Rutherford (2-3, 10th): The Rams won both their crossover duals, with wins over Godby (30-24) and Wewahitchka (24-18). Rutherford’s Chad Allgood (170, 3 pins & major) was its only 5-0 competitor, while Zander Stillgess (106, pin) and Xavier Stillgess (195/220, 3 pins) were both 4-1 and Calvin Williams (120/126, tech) 3-2 for the Rams.

Godby (1-4, 11th): The Cougars took their lone victory over Wewahitchka (36-24) in crossover action, with two 5-0 max-pointers in Thomas Branson (160, pin) and Gabriel Richardson (285). Caleb Vega (220) was 4-1 for Godby, while Seth Williamson (170) and Keith Clark (182/195, pin) both contributed 3-2 weekends for the Cougars.

Wewahitchka (0-5, 12th): The Gators brought just four wrestlers, but they combined for a 15-5 individual record. Conner Roberts was Wewa’s lone unbeaten, going 5-0 with three pins and a decision. Jaden Moseley (132/138, 2 pins) was 4-1, while Justin Johnson (106/113, pin & decision) and Kaylee Easter (126) were both 3-2.

Complete results for all duals in the tournament can be found HERE.

Complete results for the tournament can be found HERE.

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