MatCats go 2-2 in final week before hosting Divisionals

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  • MatCat Austin Nelson takes down Libby’s Dillon Yeadon during their meet at Columbia Falls Tuesday. (Jeremy Weber photo)

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    MatCat Ben Windauer pins Polson opponent Hunter Fritsch during action in Columbia Falls Tuesday. (Jeremy Weber photo)

  • MatCat Austin Nelson takes down Libby’s Dillon Yeadon during their meet at Columbia Falls Tuesday. (Jeremy Weber photo)

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    MatCat Ben Windauer pins Polson opponent Hunter Fritsch during action in Columbia Falls Tuesday. (Jeremy Weber photo)

The MatCats got in their final matches of the regular season last week as the team competed in duals against Polson, Libby-Troy, Eureka and Whitefish.

Ben Windauer and Kyler Koski both went undefeated for the Cats last week as Windauer pinned his opponents against Polson and Libby-Troy at home Tuesday and was the winner via forfeit against Whitefish and Eureka at the Dog Duals in Whitefish Friday. Koski won via 4-0 decision over Libby-Troy’s Cyrus Sweedman Tuesday and pinned Eureka’s Sam Johnson in 1:11 in Whitefish Saturday. Koski also won via forfeit against Whitefish.

Brandon Thomas, Braydon Stone and Colton McPhee all went 3-1 for the MatCats on the week as Stone pinned his opponents against Polson and Whitefish. Thomas pinned pinned Libby-Troy’s Cody Crace in 58 seconds Tuesday and McPhee pinned pinned Libby-Troy’s Ethan Borden in 1:21.

The Cats will be at home Friday and Saturday as they host the Class A Divisional Meet.

Columbia Falls/Libby-Troy/Polson Triangular

Polson 39, Columbia Falls 30

103 — Maysn Cowell, P, won by forfeit; 113 — Rene Pierre, P, pinned Garhet Salminen, 1:08; 120 — Mateo Quinones, P, dec. Austin Nelson, 9-4; 126 — Kedrick Baker, P, dec. Jaxon Heinz, 4-2; 132 — Bridger Wenzel, P, dec. Brandon Thomas, 4-3; 138 — Jarod Farrier, P, pinned Easton Sempf, 3:35; 145 — Cameron Brown, P, pinned Nathan Hader, 5:17; 152 — Parker Adler, P, pinned Issac Balla, 1:44; 160 — Braydon Stone, CF, pinned Caleb Pierre, 1:50; 170 — Ben Windauer, CF, pinned Hunter Fritsch, 3:36; 182 — Colton McPhee, CF, won by forfeit; 205 — Jakob Freeman, CF, won by forfeit; 285 —Taylor Gladeau, CF, won by forfeit.

Columbia Falls 39, Libby/Troy 27

103 — Double forfeit 113 — Buddy Doolin, L/T, pinned Garhet Salminen, 1:52; 120 — Dillon Yeadon, L/T, pinned Austin Nelson, 1:06; 126 — Zack Morrisonm L/T, pinned Jaxon Heinz, :41; 132 — Brandon Thomas, CF, pinned Cody Crace, :58; 138 — Jeffery Offenbecher, L/T, pinned Easton Sempf, :48; 145 — Jason Dobson, CF, won by forfeit; 152 ­— Dawson Young, L/T, dec. Nathan Hader, 13-9; 160 — Braydon Stone, CF, won by forfeit; 170 — Ben Windauer, CF, pinned Tanner Wood, 1:37) 182 — Colton McPhee, CF, pinned Ethan Borden, 1:21; 205 — Jakob Freeman, CF, won by forfeit; 285 — Kyler Koski, CF, dec. Cyrus Sweedman, 4-0

Dog Duals

Round 1

Columbia Falls 54, Whitefish 24

103 — Jackson Carson, W, won by forfeit; 113 — Dean Kellogg, W, pinned Kevin Maldonado, 2:42; 120 — Austin Nelson, CF, pinned Nathan Buckley, 2:29; 126 — Thomas Peters, CF, pinned Leroy Orel, :19; 132 — Brandon Thomas, CF, won by forfeit; 138 — Easton Sempf, CF, pinned Max Grimes, :23; 145 — Jack Eisenbarth, W, pinned Nathan Hader, 3:34; 152 — Robert Bertelsen, W, pinned Isaac Balla, 2:19; 160 — Braydon Stone, CF, pinned Camren Ross, 2:59; 170 — Ben Windauer, CF, won by forfeit; 182 — Colten McPhee, CF, won by fofeit; 205 — Jakob Freeman, CF, won by forfeit; 285 — Kyler Koski, CF, won by forfeit

Round 3

Eureka 30, Columbia Falls 28

103 — Double forfeit; 113 — Gunnar Smith, E, pinned Garhet Salminen, :42; 120 — Austin Nelson, CF, dec. Nathan Schmidt, 11-4; 126 — Kyle Durden, E, pinned Jaxon Heinz, 2:48; 132 — Brandon Thomas, CF, dec. Hank Dunn, 8-2; 138 — Chance Muller, E, dec. Easton Sempf, 7-6; 145 — Nathan Hader, CF, maj. dec. Isaac Petz, 15-5; 152 — Nathan Cargill, E, pinned Isaac Balla, :51; 160 — Jonathan Schmidt, E, dec. Braydon Stone, 9-2; 170 — Ben Windauer, CF, won by forfeit; 182 — Garrett Graves, E, pinned Colten McPhee, 1:29; 205 — Jakob Freeman, CF, won by forfeit; 285 — Kyler Koski, CF, pinned Sam Johnson, 1:11

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