by nathan oster
The Greybull-Basin Athletic Club had a busy couple of weeks before Easter, sending young matmen to wrestling tournaments in Cody and Powell.
The team, with a roster of 44, draws kids from Greybull, Basin and Burlington. While not all of them attended the two tournaments, GBAC did send strong contingents to both.
Thirty-one attended the meet in Cody held March 16. The placers for that meet were as follows:
PEE WEE — Loomis Alexander was 1st at 45A; Michael Gormley was 2nd and Taft Winter was 4th at 45B; Kyler Winters was 2nd at 55;
BANTAM — Logan Saldana was 1st at 40; James Gormley was 4th at 45; Nicholas Eckman was 6th at 50A; Jayce Sorensen was 2nd at 50B; Coby Henderson was 1st at 55B; Joe Bassett was 6th at 60; Grant Winters was 4th and Morgan Love 5th at 65; Dylan Alexander was 1st and Jake Schlattmann was 4th at 70; James Love was 1st and Tyler Kampbell 4th at 75+.
INTERMEDIATE — Cale Wright was 2nd at 50; Nathaniel Boyer was 1st at 60; Avery Swiftney was 5th at 70; Weston Adams was 2nd at 75; Brac Walker was 6th at 80.
NOVICE — Zachery Ridgway was 4th at 65; Caleb Perry was 4th at 70; Jacob Cook was 1st and Sam Crouse 4th at 75; David Brisco was 4th at 80; Luke Searfoss was 5th at 85; Tate Clutter was 2nd at 112-120.
SCHOOLBOY — Jordan Preciado was 2nd at 84.
The team sent 28 wrestlers to the Powell tournament on March 23.
Placers were as follows:
PEE WEE — Loomis Alexander was 1st and Michael Gormley was 2nd at 45; Kyler Winters was 1st at 50.
BANTAM — Logan Saldana was 1st at 40; Steele Davis was 5th at 50; Xavier Valdez was 6th at 60; Grant Winters was 3rd and Morgan Love 6th at 65; Dylan Alexander was 1st, Jake Schlattmann 3rd and Connor Petrich 6th at 70/75; James Love was 2nd at 75+.
INTERMEDIATE — Cale Wright was 2nd at 50; Nathaniel Boreen was 2nd at 65; Avery Swiftney was 5th at 70; Brac Walker was 5th at 80.
NOVICE — Zachery Ridgway was 3rd at 65; Caleb Perry was 5th at 70; Jacob Cook was 3rd at 80; Luke Searfoss was 5th at 85; Tate Clutter was 2nd at 120.
SCHOOLBOY — Jordan Preciado was 1st at 84.
The team will take this week off before wrapping up the season with tournaments in Worland and Lovell.