Bethel Wrestling Club compete at the 2017 Western Regional Tournament

Bethel wrestler Thomas Dyment gets ready to take down an opponent in the Junior 113 division at the 2017 Wrestling Regional Tournament in Idaho last June. Photos by Patty Smith
Joseph Smith of Bethel grapples with another wrestler in the 90 lb. division Folkstyle Duals in Idaho. Photos by Patty Smith

Seven Bethel Wrestling Club wrestlers competed in the 2017 Western Regional Tournament in Pocatello, ID in June. Here is a continuation of the results from Idaho.

Freestyle Results

In the Cadet 138 division Hayden Lieb placed 3rd. In round 1 Lieb won by tech fall over Alexander Newberry of Washington, 16-6. In round 2 – Ryan Wilson of Idaho won by decision over Lieb, 7-6. In the consolation round 2 he won by tech fall over Braxton Luke of Arizona, 18-7. For consolation round 3 Lieb won by tech fall over Matthew Castro of Arizona, 10-0. In rounds 4-5 he defeated Payton Keough of Idaho by fall at 2:31 and Colton Scheer of California at 1:36. In the consolation semi he won by decision over Ryan Wilson of Idaho, 10-4. In the match for 3rd place Lieb won by decision over Carson Sheets of Utah, 10-7. In the 2nd place match Alex Rubio of Washington won by fall at 1:19.

Thomas Dyment, battling in the Junior 113 division, placed 2nd. In the quarterfinal he won by tech fall over Evan Taylor of California, 10-0. He won again by tech fall over Blake Wene of Arizona, 14-4. In the 1st place match Steele Dias of Nevada won by tech fall over Dyment, 10-0. For the match for 2nd place, Dyment won by rule over Blake Wene of Arizona.

In the Junior 126 weight class, Seth Smith was defeated by Jordan Grimm of Idaho and Keanu Perez of California.

Mian Alexie-Leonard, wrestling in the Junior 145, was defeated by Brody Diaz De Leon of Oregon and by Juan Ricky Garcia of California.

Wrestling in the Junior 170 division, Sven Williams lost to Augustin “Auggie” Garcia of California. In the consolation round 1 Williams won by tech fall over Reeno Pascual of Hawaii, 10-0. In cons. round 2 Williams defeated Colton Mowrey of Idaho by tech fall, 10-0. In cons. round 3, Perry Rodenbeck of Oregon won by fall over Williams.

2017 Western Regional Middle School Folkstyle Duals results


85 – Mason Stefanelli (Hawaii) over Landon Smith (Alaska 1) Dec 9-2; 85 – Landon Smith (Alaska 1) over Ryker Anderson (Idaho 2) Dec 2-0; 85 – Landon Smith (Alaska 1) over Damien Valderrama (California) Fall 2:55; 85 – Will Korth (Utah) over Landon Smith (Alaska 1) Fall 1:21

90 – Avery Allen (Montana) over Joseph Smith (Alaska 2) TF 15-0; 90 – Brock Morris (Utah) over Joseph Smith (Alaska 2) TF 15-0; 90 – Nicky Olmstead (Oregon) over Joseph Smith (Alaska 2) Dec 7-4; 90 – Tyler Pendleton (Idaho) over Joseph Smith (Alaska 2) Fall 0:46

To Be Continued: We will post the rest of the results in a future issue of the Delta Discovery, quyana!