Wrestlers compete in national tourney


  On June 11-13 several local AAU Wrestlers traveled to Brookings, S.D., to participate in the AAU Wrestling Grand Nationals Championship Tournament, one of the nation’s oldest wrestling tournaments.

Wrestlers from 18 states and Canada were on hand to compete in the three-day tournament which consisted of Greco, Freestyle, and Folkstyle styles of wrestling. 
The Montana Mat Devils entered the tournament in the small team category and took home the second place team trophy. Many local wrestlers earned medals.
Following are the team’s individual results.
 
Greco Individual Results
Tot 50 lbs., Colten Reidel, 2nd; Banton 50 lbs., Laken Boese (Bismarck, N.D.), 1st National Champion; Bantam 55 lbs., Keegan Campbell, 3rd; Bantam 70 lbs., Nelson Crisafulli, 1st National Champion; Bantam 75 lbs., Nelson Crisafulli, 1st National Champion; Midget 70 lbs., Taylor Reidel, 3rd; Schoolboy 80 lbs., Logan Boese (Bismarck, N.D.), 2nd; Cadet 91 lbs., Tyler Forcella, 1st National Champion; Cadet 119 lbs., Layne Lantis, 1st National Champion
 
Freestyle Individual Results
Tot 50 lbs., Colten Reidel, 1st National Champion; Bantam 50 lbs., Laken Boese, 1st National Champion; Bantam 55 lbs., Keagan Campbell, 2nd; Bantam 70 lbs., Nelson Crisafulli, 3rd; Midget 60 lbs., Travis Kinn, 8th; Midget 70 lbs., Taylor Reidel, 7th; Schoolboy 80 lbs., Logan Boese, 2nd; Schoolboy 90 lbs., Dillon Tennant, 3rd; Cadet 91 lbs., Tyler Forcella, 1st National Champion; Cadet 98 lbs., Tyler Kinn, 2nd; Cadet 119 lbs., Layne Lantis, 2nd.
 
Folkstyle Individual Results
Tot 50 lbs., Colten Reidel, 3rd; Bantam 50 lbs., Laken Boese, 1st National Champion; Bantam 55 lbs., Keagan Campbell, 8th; Bantam 70 lbs., Nelson Crisafulli, 1st National Champion; Midget 60 lbs., Travis Kinn, 7th; Midget 70 lbs., Taylor Reidel, 8th; Schoolboy 80 lbs., Logan Boese, 2nd; Schoolboy 90 lbs., Dillon Tennant, 3rd; Cadet 91 lbs., Tyler Forcella, 1st National Champion; Cadet 98 lbs., Tyler Kinn, 3rd; Cadet 119 lbs., Layne Lantis, 3rd.
Terry wrestlers included Tyler Forcella and Layne Lantis. Nelson Crisafulli is son of Richie and Jamie Crisafulli of Glendive, grandson of Jim and Jo Ausk; Laken and Logan Boese are sons of Dyke and Misti Boese of Bismarck, N.D.,  and grandsons of Dale and Jaynee Hellman.

Published June 15, 2009

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