Bobcats host top wrestling teams at Bobcat Jerry Eckenrod Invite

2023 Bobcat Jerry Eckenrod Invitational

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2023, at Van Horne

Team scores

  1. Don Bosco 226.5
  2. West Delaware, Manchester 193.0
  3. Waukee Northwest 168.0
  4. Assumption, Davenport 162.5
  5. Dallas Center-Grimes 149.5
  6. Williamsburg 141.5
  7. Independence 105.0
  8. Vinton-Shellsburg 96.0
  9. Union, LaPorte City 92.0
  10. Benton Community 82.0
  11. West Liberty 69.0
  12. North Linn 66.5
  13. Centerville 46.5
  14. Cedar Rapids Jefferson 28.0
  15. East Marshall/GMG 23.0

Benton results

106 – Garrett Kuch (8-9)

  • Champ. Round 1 – Eli Ollinger (Vinton-Shellsburg) 12-10 won by decision over Garrett Kuch (Benton Community) 8-9 (Dec 6-3)
  • Cons. Round 3 – Matt Genobana (Centerville) 17-10 won by major decision over Garrett Kuch (Benton Community) 8-9 (MD 10-0)

113 – Jason Eastman (11-5)

  • Champ. Round 1 – Kameron Kremer (Independence) 19-7 won by fall over Jason Eastman (Benton Community) 11-5 (Fall 1:21)
  • Cons. Round 2 – Judah Noble (Waukee Northwest) 10-17 won by decision over Jason Eastman (Benton Community) 11-5 (Dec 8-7)

120 – Weston Kaestner (8-11) placed 8th and scored 4.0 team points.

  • Quarterfinal – Koufax Christensen (Waukee Northwest) 25-1 won by tech fall over Weston Kaestner (Benton Community) 8-11 (TF-1.5 2:16 (17-2))
  • Cons. Round 2 – Aldin Swanson (Vinton-Shellsburg) 12-7 won by major decision over Weston Kaestner (Benton Community) 8-11 (MD 16-4)
  • Cons. Round 3 – Weston Kaestner (Benton Community) 8-11 won by fall over Whit Oden (Centerville) 7-12 (Fall 3:31)
  • 7th Place Match – Blake Forrester (Dallas Center-Grimes) 11-9 won by fall over Weston Kaestner (Benton Community) 8-11 (Fall 5:41)

126 – Elijah Kupka (13-6) placed 5th and scored 8.0 team points.

  • Quarterfinal – Brayden Crosser (Dallas Center-Grimes) 17-6 won by major decision over Elijah Kupka (Benton Community) 13-6 (MD 12-4)
  • Cons. Round 2 – Elijah Kupka (Benton Community) 13-6 won by fall over Owen Mullinex (Vinton-Shellsburg) 8-11 (Fall 1:53)
  • Cons. Round 3 – Jax Miller (West Delaware, Manchester) 16-4 won by major decision over Elijah Kupka (Benton Community) 13-6 (MD 14-6)
  • 5th Place Match – Elijah Kupka (Benton Community) 13-6 won by decision over Kale Wieland (Independence) 11-8 (Dec 8-3)

132 – Brady Patterson (15-6) placed 4th and scored 11.0 team points.

  • Quarterfinal – Cadyn Wild (Assumption, Davenport) 22-2 won by fall over Brady Patterson (Benton Community) 15-6 (Fall 1:16)
  • Cons. Round 2 – Brady Patterson (Benton Community) 15-6 won by decision over Ty Christensen (Don Bosco) 10-11 (Dec 7-4)
  • Cons. Round 3 – Brady Patterson (Benton Community) 15-6 won by medical forfeit over Ryan Hilby (West Delaware, Manchester) 10-12 (M. For.)
  • 3rd Place Match – Carter Lamont (Vinton-Shellsburg) 14-4 won by fall over Brady Patterson (Benton Community) 15-6 (Fall 1:36)

138 – Jordan Thys (16-4)

  • Champ. Round 1 – Shukuru Budederi (Cedar Rapids Jefferson) 9-9 won by decision over Jordan Thys (Benton Community) 16-4 (Dec 9-5)
  • Cons. Round 1 – Jordan Thys (Benton Community) 16-4 won by decision over Jason Morrow (Centerville) 7-13 (Dec 8-4)
  • Cons. Round 2 – Jordan Thys (Benton Community) 16-4 won by fall over Gage Madsen (Dallas Center-Grimes) 0-2 (Fall 5:15)
  • Cons. Round 3 – Peyton Pilgrim (Assumption, Davenport) 14-10 won by decision over Jordan Thys (Benton Community) 16-4 (Dec 5-4)

145 – Blayke Heying (13-6)

  • Champ. Round 1 – Blayke Heying (Benton Community) 13-6 won by major decision over Ethan Prior (Williamsburg) 11-5 (MD 15-6)
  • Quarterfinal – Kaiden Knaack (Don Bosco) 17-4 won by fall over Blayke Heying (Benton Community) 13-6 (Fall 4:23)
  • Cons. Round 2 – Joshua Zeman (West Liberty) 20-9 won by decision over Blayke Heying (Benton Community) 13-6 (Dec 2-0)
  • Cons. Round 3 – Isaac Messamaker (Centerville) 17-6 won by decision over Blayke Heying (Benton Community) 13-6 (Dec 2-1)

152 – Brenden Heying (19-1) placed 3rd and scored 19.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Brenden Heying (Benton Community) 19-1 received a bye () (Bye)
  • Quarterfinal – Brenden Heying (Benton Community) 19-1 won by fall over William Van Dee (Williamsburg) 13-13 (Fall 3:25)
  • Semifinal – Kyler Knaack (Don Bosco) 22-0 won by decision over Brenden Heying (Benton Community) 19-1 (Dec 7-3)
  • Cons. Round 3 – Brenden Heying (Benton Community) 19-1 won by major decision over Christopher Meyer (Independence) 14-13 (MD 16-3)
  • 3rd Place Match – Brenden Heying (Benton Community) 19-1 won by decision over Colton Pilgrim (Assumption, Davenport) 17-6 (Dec 7-0)

160 – Clayton Sebetka (15-7) placed 5th and scored 15.0 team points.

  • Quarterfinal – Clayton Sebetka (Benton Community) 15-7 won by fall over Kaleb Kreinbring (Assumption, Davenport) 6-17 (Fall 1:16)
  • Semifinal – Andrew Kimball (Don Bosco) 20-4 won by fall over Clayton Sebetka (Benton Community) 15-7 (Fall 1:56)
  • Cons. Round 3 – Brendan Smith (Dallas Center-Grimes) 16-8 won by major decision over Clayton Sebetka (Benton Community) 15-7 (MD 11-2)
  • 5th Place Match – Clayton Sebetka (Benton Community) 15-7 won by fall over Cael Moore (Williamsburg) 13-12 (Fall 2:00)

170 – Carson Bruns (1-3)

  • Champ. Round 1 – Carson Bruns (Benton Community) 1-3 won by fall over Dru Diaz (Assumption, Davenport) 13-13 (Fall 1:09)
  • Quarterfinal – Drake Collins (West Liberty) 21-2 won by fall over Carson Bruns (Benton Community) 1-3 (Fall 1:36)
  • Cons. Round 2 – Conner Parker (Williamsburg) 19-8 won by fall over Carson Bruns (Benton Community) 1-3 (Fall 3:22)
  • Cons. Round 3 – Bryce Williams (Waukee Northwest) 10-15 won by fall over Carson Bruns (Benton Community) 1-3 (Fall 3:10)

182 – Mayson Mitchell (8-6)

  • Champ. Round 1 – Ben Brushaber (Dallas Center-Grimes) 15-6 won by fall over Mayson Mitchell (Benton Community) 8-6 (Fall 1:33)
  • Cons. Round 1 – Mayson Mitchell (Benton Community) 8-6 received a bye () (Bye)
  • Cons. Round 2 – Brayden Williams (Waukee Northwest) 7-17 won by major decision over Mayson Mitchell (Benton Community) 8-6 (MD 10-1)

195- Troy Kupka (11-11) placed 6th and scored 8.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Troy Kupka (Benton Community) 11-11 won by fall over Joe Akers (West Liberty) 12-13 (Fall 1:50)
  • Quarterfinal – Will Ward (West Delaware, Manchester) 23-0 won by fall over Troy Kupka (Benton Community) 11-11 (Fall 3:47)
  • Cons. Round 2 – Troy Kupka (Benton Community) 11-11 won by decision over Emerson Hahn (Don Bosco) 11-10 (Dec 7-3)
  • Cons. Round 3 – Sam Hash (Centerville) 16-8 won by decision over Troy Kupka (Benton Community) 11-11 (Dec 8-2)
  • 5th Place Match – Bryan Riedel (Williamsburg) 19-8 won by decision over Troy Kupka (Benton Community) 11-11 (Dec 9-5)

285 – Kamden Kesl (6-8) placed 6th and scored 6.0 team points.

  • Quarterfinal – Mack Ortner (Don Bosco) 16-5 won by fall over Kamden Kesl (Benton Community) 6-8 (Fall 0:56)
  • Cons. Round 2 – Kamden Kesl (Benton Community) 6-8 won by fall over Cade Chism (Cedar Rapids Jefferson) 5-11 (Fall 2:27)
  • Cons. Round 3 – Cael Winter (Waukee Northwest) 14-5 won by fall over Kamden Kesl (Benton Community) 6-8 (Fall 0:11)
  • 5th Place Match – Trenton Davies (Williamsburg) 14-12 won by decision over Kamden Kesl (Benton Community) 6-8 (Dec 1-0)
Troy Kupka works for a pinning combination at the Bobcat Jerry Eckenrod Invite Saturday in Van Horne.

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