Oakland County hosts 56th annual wrestling tournament

By: Christian Davis | Birmingham - Bloomfield Eagle | Published December 21, 2015


It was the 56th annual Oakland County Wrestling Tournament, and just like the prior six gatherings, Novi Catholic Central once again was crowned king Dec. 18-19.

The Shamrocks finished with 330 points, earning their seventh straight title. In all, Catholic Central earned four individual titles in the 14 weight classes at Lake Orion HIgh.

Clarkston High took second with 264.5 points; Oxford High was third with 255; Walled Lake Central came in fourth with 190; and Rochester Adams rounded out the top five with 175.5.

Waterford Kettering (154), Ortonville Brandon (145.5), Rochester High (126), Holly High (120.5), Waterford Mott (113), Lake Orion High (112), North Farmington (112), Pontiac High (109), Rochester Hills Stoney Creek (103.5), Novi High (98), Auburn Hills Avondale (95), Troy High (95), Ferndale High (91), South Lyon High (87), Lakeland High (85), Walled Lake Northern (84), West Bloomfield High (80), Birmingham Groves (70), Birmingham Seaholm (66), Troy Athens (63), Orchard Lake St. Mary’s (63), Bloomfield Hills High (62), Walled Lake Western (58.5), Hazel Park High (52), Southfield High (51.5), Farmington Hills Harrison (51), Royal Oak High (50), Berkley High (38), South Lyon East (36), Farmington High (35), Milford High (27), Pontiac Notre Dame Prep (24), Rochester Hills Lutheran Northwest (10) and Birmingham Brother Rice (6) also competed.

At 103 pounds, Catholic Central’s Rhett Newton won the title.

Locally, Varun Mongal of Adams placed fourth; Brandon Munson finished sixth; and Jack Greenstein of Walled Lake Northern was seventh.

Lakeland’s Nolan Klapec was tops at 112. Walled Lake Northern’s Jarett Greenstein placed second and Hazel Park’s Joe Eisho was third.

Walled Lake Central’s Kaleb Marion won 119 crown. Troy HIgh's Joe Mason came in third; Groves’ Khalil Ford was fifth; Lake Orion’s Dom Fosmoen placed sixth; and Bloomfield Hills’ Kobey Caldwell finished eighth.

At 125, Catholic Central’s Kevon Davenport was champ. North Farmington’s Warren Stanfield was third; Adams’ Dylan Howcroft placed fourth; Stoney Creek’s Nate Hampton came in sixth; Rochester’s Noah Ternes was seventh; and Lake Orion’s John Moll placed eighth.

The 130 flight went to Catholic Central’s Cameron Amine. Walled Lake Central’s Nick Freeman finished second and Avondale’s Kyle Gray was seventh.

Walled Lake Central’s Ben Freeman won at 135, followed by Stoney Creek’s Aidan Pierobon in second, Rochester’s Sasha Wilson in fourth and Groves’ Colin Takata in fifth.

At 140, Oxford’s Alex Hrisopoulos won the title. Adams’ Jake Anderson placed third and Seaholm’s Blair Boerkel finished sixth.

Brandon’s Bryan LaVearn won at 145 pounds. Walled Lake Central’s Nick Costanzo finished second; St. Mary’s Caleb Edmond was fifth; and Stoney Creek’s Kevin Price took seventh.

At 152, Waterford Kettering’s Timmy Hagelin won the championship. Hazel Park’s Jalen Adams finished fourth; Lake Orion’s Chris Kade placed fifth; and Louis Eble of Adams was eighth.

Adams’ Sam Addy was the best at 160. Walled Lake Central’s Haydn Kinjorski finished third; Southfield’s Jake Brock was fourth; Athens’ Robby Keyes was sixth; Royal Oak’s Miles Filippis was seventh; and Lake Orion’s Tyler Modock finished eighth.

At 171, it was Clarkston’s Nate Vandermeer on top of the bracket. St. Mary’s Shermond Dabney came in second; Athens’ John Staron finished third; Walled Lake Northern’s Patrick Liess was fifth; and Adams’ Anthony Tuppins was sixth.

Catholic Central’s Tyler Morland won the 189 flight. Ferndale’s Kobie Davis came in second; Lake Orion’s Denny Mathews was sixth; Stoney Creek’s Tyler Koch finished seventh; and Rochester’s Demarco Howard was eighth.

At 215, Oxford’s Wyatt Harden took top honors. Troy’s Jacob Yingling finished third; North Farmington’s Dilan Yaldo was fourth; Farmington’s Donovan King placed seventh; and Rochester’s Brandon Jones came in eighth.  

Clarkston’s Nate Troutvine won at 285. Berkley’s Ian King placed fifth and North Farmington’s Chris Nader was sixth.