The Sully Buttes Chargers wrestling squad traveled to Presho Saturday for the Big Dakota Monster wrestling tournament where Cateri Yellow Hawk placed fifth and Tahnie Yellow Hawk third in their respective weight classes.
In her first round match, Cateri defeated Hot Springs’ Serenity Schell by Fall at 4:04. She likewise pinned her second round opponent Cante White Bull of Lakota Tech at 4:13. Viborg-Hurley/Irene-Wakonda’s Aubrey Jensen defeated Cateri in her third match by fall at 1:14. Cateri lost the quarterfinal match by fall at 3:25 to Jayrn Warejcka of Canton, but came back to defeat Warejcka in the match for fifth place, winning by fall at 2:41.
Tahnie Yellow Hawk won her first two matches by fall, defeating Jasmin Perez of Mobridge-Pollock at 4:58 and Claire Kappenman of Canton at 0:20. In the quarterfinal, Tahnie lost by fall at 3:05 to Dani Ringstmeyer of Pierre. Tahnie came back in the match for third place to defeat Wendi Silverthorn of Viborg-Hurley/Irene-Wakonda by fall at 2:47.
In his weight class, Avery Williams was eliminated in two matches, losing by fall to Brody Randall of Hamlin/Castlewood at 1:49 and to Hayes Holter of
Kimball / White Lake / Platte-Geddes at 2:11.
Bryson LaRosh was eliminated in two matches in his weight class, losing by fall to Kimball/White Lake/Platte-Geddes’ Vincent Lenz at 0:48 and to Lyman’s Lane Olivier at 3:56.
Ely Heuertz went 1-2 on the day, losing to Hayden Roggow of Stanley County by fall at 0:32, defeating by a 9-6 decision Kyle Fisher of Hot Springs before losing by fall at 2:12 to Semni Big Crow of Pine Ridge.
In his weight class, Bryson Heuertz suffered two tough losses by fall to Winner Area’s Riley Orel at 0:31 and to Kingsbury County’s Tucker Anderson at 0:30.
Kaydyn Westergren lost by fall at 0:00 to Canton’s Gavin Neu in his first round match and then lost by decision 4-2 to Dustin Dirksen of Warner/Northwestern in his second round match.