Blue Devil wrestlers 1-4 at Bennington Duals


The Wayne High wrestling team went 1-4 in round-robin action Saturday at the Bennington Duals, defeating district foe Ashland-Greenwood and losing matches to Fairbury, Bellevue East, Bennington and Crete.

Wayne opened with a 57-18 loss to Fairbury. Mikey Reyes (220) and Quinton Billheimer (106) both picked up pins for the Blue Devils, while Cameron Muhs (120) and Will Stabler (113) won matches by decision.

The Blue Devils lost to tournament champion Bellevue East 60-15. Wayne picked up two wins and a forfeit in the dual, with Berto Vergara getting a pin at 195 pounds and Isaiah Muhs earning a decision at 160 pounds.

Wayne next wrestled host Bennington, and the Badgers came away with a 67-12 win over the Blue Devils. Vergara picked up a pin for Wayne’s only win, with the other six points coming on a Bennington forfeit.

Wayne got its only win of the tournament in the fourth round of wrestling, beating Ashland-Greenwood 39-30. Wayne won two matches, with Vergara getting a pin and Juan Vergara earning a late decision to close out the Blue Devils’ win.

Wayne’s final dual of the day saw them come up short against Crete in a 53-20 decision. Reyes and Cameron Muhs both earned wins by pin, while Juan Vergara got a technical fall and Josh Cliff won his match on a close 7-6 decision.

The Blue Devils are back in action Saturday at the Wisner-Pilger Invitational, with JV wrestlers going to the Winside Invitational.

Fairbury 57, Wayne 18
Cameron Muhs, Wayne, dec. Quinton Gwin, 7-4.
126: Wayne open.
132: Logan Slater, Fairbury, pinned Juan Vergara, 5:39.
138: Abdias Samuel Monterroso-Perez, Fairbury, dec. Isaac Cliff, 10-9.
145: Brandon Hinrichs, Fairbury, pinned Steven Keiser, 1:50.
152: Anthony Moyer, Fairbury, pinned Harley Wheeler, :38.
160: Damian Green, Fairbury, pinned Isaiah Muhs, 2:59.
170: Jacob Johnson, Fairbury, pinned Daniel Maxson, :45.
182: Patrick Ondrak, Fairbury, pinned Cade Janke, 1:30.
195: Zach Reikofski, Fairbury, pinned Berto Vergara, 3:25.
220: Mikey Reyes, Wayne, pinned John Kerwood, 1:16.
285: Wayne open.
106: Quintin Billheimer, Wayne, pinned Autumn Branson, 1:02.
113: Will Stabler, Wayne, dec. Brock Beed, 8-5.

Bellevue East 60, Wayne 15
Wayne open.
132: Jakody Rezac, BE, pinned Juan Vergara, :39.
138: Derek Wagstaff, BE, pinned Isaac Cliff, 1:16.
145: Kyle Waring, BE, pinned Steven Keiser, 2:43.
152: Tyler Nawrocki, BE, pinned Harley Wheeler, :14.
160: Isaiah Muhs, Wayne, dec. Josh Francois, 6-5.
170: Darius Williams, BE, pinned Daniel Maxson, 1:10.
182: Bellevue East open.
195: Berto Vergara, Wayne, pinned Charles Semenko, 4:51.
220: Ricky Bollinger, BE, dec. Mikey Reyes, 3-2.
285: Wayne open.
106: Bryce Alderette, BE, pinned Quintin Billheimer, :21.
113: Doug Cheek, BE, pinned Will Stabler, :58.
120: Jack Buglewicz, BE, dec. Cameron Muhs , 8-5.

Bennington 67, Wayne 12
Devin Delancey, Bennington, pinned Juan Vergara, 2:44.
138: Jake Cluxton, Bennington, pinned Isaac Cliff, :51.
145: Josh Pokorny, Bennington, pinned Steven Keiser, 3:27.
152: Logan MacDonald, Bennington, pinned Harley Wheeler, :31.
160: Benton Cornett, Bennington, dec. Isaiah Muhs, 9-6.
170: James Hunt, Bennington, pinned Daniel Maxson, 1:32.
182: Henry Luetter, Bennington, pinned Cade Janke, 3:17.
195: Berto Vergara, Wayne, pinned Logan Burmester, 1:04.
220: Tyson Bruce, Bennington, pinned Mikey Reyes, 5:14.
285: Wayne open.
106: Matthew Coe, Bennington, pinned Quintin Billheimer, 1:02.
113: Bennington open.
120: Broc Hall, Bennington, maj. dec. Cameron Muhs, 18-4.
126: Wayne open.

Wayne 39, Ashland-Greenwood 30
A-G open.
145: Trent Nafzinger, A-G, dec. Steven Keiser, 10-6.
152: A-G open.
160: A-G open.
170: Chase Dierks, A-G, pinned Daniel Maxson, 1:40.
182: Trevor Nichelson, A-G, pinned Cade Janke, 1:12.
195: Berto Vergara, Wayne, pinned Aidan Zulkoski, 1:23.
220: Erik Pike, A-G, dec. Mikey Reyes, 9-8.
285: Both open.
106: A-G open.
113: Deklin Grell, A-G, pinned Will Stabler, 1:15.
120: A-G open.
126: Wayne open.
132: Juan Vergara, Wayne, dec. Hunter Tucker, 6-3.

Crete 53, Wayne 20
Josh Donohoe, Crete, tech. fall Steven Keiser, 18-3.
152: Dylan White, Crete, pinned Harley Wheeler, 1:14.
160: Clayton Van Horn, Crete, dec. Isaiah Muhs, 7-4.
170: Kolton Johnson, Crete, pinned Daniel Maxson, :51.
182: Jacob Schwisow, Crete, dec. Cade Janke, 5-0.
195: Ethan Sherman, Crete, pinned Berto Vergara, 1:32.
220: Mikey Reyes, Wayne, pinned Cody Lomax, 2:50.
285: Wayne open.
106: Shawn Buchanan, Crete, pinned Quintin Billheimer, :20.
113: Thomas Buchanan, Crete, pinned Will Stabler, :28.
120: Cameron Muhs, Wayne, pinned Fredy Godinez, 1:32.
126: Wayne open.
132: Juan Vergara, Wayne, tech. fall Connor Crumbliss, 19-4.
138: Isaac Cliff, Wayne, dec. Mason Bakker, 7-6.