Coed Varsity Wrestling · Wrestlers 7th at Maconaquah Invite


Coach Greg Garringer’s Bruin wrestling team traveled to Maconaquah and finished 7th in a very good event.

Coach Garringer shared, “The overall effort was very solid against a strong field of teams. I thought Matura, Elam, Goodson, an Baronick wrestled exceptionally well.”

Team Scores:
1. 218,West Lafayette
2. 208, Maconaquah
3. 198, Mt Vernon
4. 153, Alexandria
5. 139, Chesterton
6. 112, Triton
7. 104, Blackford
8. 58, Cowan

Individual Results:

120, Andrew Matura (12-5) placed 3rd

  • Quarterfinal – Ethan Mahaffey (Chesterton) 2-1 won by fall over Andrew Matura (Blackford) 12-5 (Fall 3:44)
  • Cons. Round 1 – Andrew Matura (Blackford) 12-5 won by forfeit over Forfeit Forfeit (Cowan) 0-2 (For.)
  • Cons. Semi – Andrew Matura (Blackford) 12-5 won by fall over Caleb Bott (Alexandria) 6-6 (Fall 2:11)
  • 3rd Place Match – Andrew Matura (Blackford) 12-5 won by fall over Connor Pitney (Triton) 18-5 (Fall 1:34)
138, Ethan Watt (14-10) placed 6th

  • Quarterfinal – Ethan Watt (Blackford) 14-10 won by fall over Zach Deutsch (Alexandria) 14-17 (Fall 1:58)
  • Semifinal – Alex Fauber (West Lafayette) 22-3 won by fall over Ethan Watt (Blackford) 14-10 (Fall 5:02)
  • Cons. Semi – Colin Deckard (Maconaquah) 8-5 won by decision over Ethan Watt (Blackford) 14-10 (Dec 6-5)
  • 5th Place Match – Zach Deutsch (Alexandria) 14-17 won by fall over Ethan Watt (Blackford) 14-10 (Fall 0:46)
145, Isaac Justice (14-9) placed 4th

  • Quarterfinal – Isaac Justice (Blackford) 14-9 won in overtime over Keegan Adams (West Lafayette) 13-18 (OT 6-4)
  • Semifinal – Max Hayes (Mt. Vernon) 24-5 won by fall over Isaac Justice (Blackford) 14-9 (Fall 4:00)
  • Cons. Semi – Isaac Justice (Blackford) 14-9 won in sudden victory – 2 over Alex Patton (Alexandria) 10-21 (SV-2 6-4)
  • 3rd Place Match – Keagan Keesling (Cowan) 13-8 won by fall over Isaac Justice (Blackford) 14-9 (Fall 3:41)
152, Shane Elam (17-7) placed 2nd

  • Quarterfinal – Shane Elam (Blackford) 17-7 won by forfeit over Forfeit Forfeit (Alexandria) 0-1 (For.)
  • Semifinal – Shane Elam (Blackford) 17-7 won by fall over Shane Collins (West Lafayette) 15-6 (Fall 0:08)
  • 1st Place Match – Trent Burns (Maconaquah) 19-6 won by decision over Shane Elam (Blackford) 17-7 (Dec 4-2)
182, Melvin Hernandez (18-8) placed 4th

  • Quarterfinal – Melvin Hernandez (Blackford) 18-8 won by forfeit over Forfeit Forfeit (Triton) 0-2 (For.)
  • Semifinal – Dillon Johnson (Chesterton) 12-10 won by fall over Melvin Hernandez (Blackford) 18-8 (Fall 4:42)
  • Cons. Semi – Melvin Hernandez (Blackford) 18-8 won by decision over Mikey Smith (Alexandria) 11-13 (Dec 12-8)
  • 3rd Place Match – Braxton Dewey (Maconaquah) 15-7 won by fall over Melvin Hernandez (Blackford) 18-8 (Fall 1:59)
195, Ben Goodson (17-5) placed 3rd

  • Quarterfinal – Ben Goodson (Blackford) 17-5 won by forfeit over Forfeit Forfeit (Triton) 0-1 (For.)
  • Semifinal – Aaron Sedwick (Maconaquah) 18-2 won by fall over Ben Goodson (Blackford) 17-5 (Fall 1:48)
  • Cons. Semi – Ben Goodson (Blackford) 17-5 won by injury default over Dylan Cole (Mt. Vernon) 11-9 (Inj. 0:00)
  • 3rd Place Match – Ben Goodson (Blackford) 17-5 won by fall over Gage Jefferson (Alexandria) 13-13 (Fall 2:39)

285, Oliver Baronick (23-2) placed 2nd

  • Quarterfinal – Oliver Baronick (Blackford) 23-2 won by forfeit over Forfiet Forfiet (Chesterton) 0-2 (For.)
  • Semifinal – Oliver Baronick (Blackford) 23-2 won by fall over Billy Smith (Triton) 20-7 (Fall 3:46)
  • 1st Place Match – Sabastian Trent (West Lafayette) 28-2 won by fall over Oliver Baronick (Blackford) 23-2 (Fall 2:45)