Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Dean Padon prepares for a match. He placed fourth at the Darkhorse Invitational.Chase Furuli grabbed a 5th place finish and Lillian Rothwell scored a 3rd place.

Ellison places first at Black Hills Nationals

Brady Ellison placed first in his weight category (Schoolboy 105) at the Black Hills AAU Folkstyle Nationals in South Dakota last weekend.
The Black Hills Nationals draws more than 500 wrestlers of all ages from across more than 17 states, according to its website. Two of the three wrestlers from the Stillwater Wrestling Club (SWC) who competed in the tournament placed.
On Sunday, 20 SWC members took part in the Darkhorse Invitational Tournament in Billings. Fifteen SWC wrestlers placed, led by Blaine Kelley (Bantam 40/45), Axston Lucas (Bantam 55B), and Joseph Feist (Midget 85) with first place finishes.
Complete SWC results from last weekend are as follows:

Saturday, March 17
Location: Spearfish, South Dakota
- Midget 70: Jake Ellison, 5th
- Midget 70: Wyatt Tinsley (2-2)
- Schoolboy 105: Brady Ellison, 1st

Sunday, March 18
Location: Billings
- Bantam 40/45: Blaine Kelley, 1st
- Bantam 40/45: Lillian Rothwell, 3rd
- Bantam 50A: Keegan Kelley, 3rd
- Bantam 55B: Axston Lucas, 1st
- Bantam 60A: Jayden Meier, 4th
- Bantam 60B: Easton Jones, 5th
- Midget 50 Dean Padon, 4th
- Midget 65: Chase Furuli, 5th
- Midget 80: Joseph Feist, 2nd
- Midget 85: Joseph Feist, 1st
- Novice 80: Travis Alston, 4th
- Novice 85: William Fitch, 3rd
- Schoolboy 140: Chance Smith, 2nd
- Cadet 126/132: Peyton Baumgartner, 2nd
- Cadet 145: Domonic Fitch, 3rd