Wagner cruises to 5B title
Published 02/15/2010, The Daily Republic
SCOTLAND — The Wagner wrestling team cruised to its third straight District 5B championship Saturday in Scotland. The Red Raiders finished with 220 points, which was better than second-place Bon Homme’s 153 and third-place Parkston’s 145.5. Andes Central/Corsica/Platte-Geddes came in fourth with 95 points, Mount Vernon/Plankinton as fifth with 58 and Scotland had 35 points. Wagner had seven first-place wrestlers and 13 place in the top three. David Kocer (112), Austin Soukup (125), Alex Kocer (130), Derek Dickerson (135) and Mitch Breen (140) each won district titles. Teammates Robert Kokesh (160) and Steven Holzbauer (171) also won district championships. Bon Homme had four first-place wrestlers, including Lincoln Stoebner (103), Jay Kriz (119), Nathan Kloucek (145) and 152-pound champion Joey Sykora. The Cavaliers had 11 wrestlers place in the top four. ACCPG claimed two weight classes en route to the fourth-place finish. Tim Medicine Horn won the heavyweight bracket and Myles VanVuuren won at 189 pounds. Parkston’s Eric Reiff (215) won his bracket and the Trojans had 13 wrestlers finish in the top four.Word count: 1640
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