NMB, CF join for nine of 15 local Lower State qualifiers

nmbwrestle-michaelpinNorth Myrtle Beach had five of the 10 local qualifiers in Saturday’s Class 4A Lower State wrestling tournament, and Carolina Forest scored four of five state qualifiers in the Class 5A Lower States. The top four finishers in each weight class advance to next week’s state tournament.

North Myrtle Beach was led by the area’s only Lower State champion, 145-pounder Brennan Michael, who claimed a 6-3 decision over Beaufort’s Justin Campbell. The Chiefs also had three-runners-up – Rahsaan Vereen (152), Curtis Wolfe (170) and Kwame Livingston (285). Tanner Collins (138) placed fourth.

St. James had three qualifiers, all third-place finishers, in Ethan Mason (106), Brandon Ellis (145) and Will Stewart (170). Myrtle Beach had a pair of qualifiers, including runner-up Stephen Desjardins (182) and third-place Pedro Reyes.

In Class 5A, Carolina Forest posted four of the five local qualifiers, led by John Winzenried’s runner-up finish in the 152-pound division. Teammate Matt Ashworth (106) placed third, and P.J. Wunderlich (113) and Noah Sritan (138) finished fourth. Conway’s Jody Hiott (220) placed third as the Tigers’ lone qualifier.

Lower State Finals (5A)
152 Hayden Price (Stratford) fall John Winzenried (Carolina Forest)
Third-place matches
106 Matt Ashworth (Carolina Forest) injury dec. over Hayden Goldner (Dutch Fork)
113 Sam Emory (River Bluff) 5-3 dec. P.J. Wunderlich (Carolina Forest)
138 Selwyn Porter (White Knoll) fall Noah Sritan (Carolina Forest)
220 Jody Hiott (Conway) 11-9 dec. Joseph Coward (Spring Valley)

Lower State Finals (4A)
145  Brennan Michael (North Myrtle Beach) DEC Justin Campbell (Beaufort), 6-3
152  Noah North (Lugoff-Elgin) DEC Rahsaan Vereen (North Myrtle Beach), 7-1
170  Billy Christie (Hilton Head) MD Curtis Wolfe (North Myrtle Beach), 10-1
182  Tyrese Pressey (Colleton County) DEC Stephen Desjardins (Myrtle Beach), 8-7
285  Hank Manos (Chapin) TF Kwame Livingston (North Myrtle Beach), 16-1 4:32
Third-place matches
106  Ethan Mason (St. James) F Domenic D’antico (Cane Bay), 3:40
138  Taylor Cabe (Chapin) DEC Tanner Collins (North Myrtle Beach), 7-1
145  Brandon Ellis (St. James) DEC Cole Hodges (Chapin), 8-4
170  Will Stewart (St. James) F Ezekial Avinger (AC Flora), 2:56
220  Pedro Reyes (Myrtle Beach) DEC Chris Myers (Cane Bay), 6-0

Photo by Louis Keiner

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