SHS wrestling: Cooper, Music 2nd at Rapid City Invite
Date posted: December 16, 2013
SHERIDAN — Braxton Cooper and Tory Music placed second at the tough Rapid City Invite over the weekend.
Cooper lost a 7-4 decision to Dillon Spaulding of Bismark, N.D., in the 106-pound championship. Music met Zach Thompson of Powell in the title match, falling in a 9-4 decision. Cooper won four matches on the weekend, with two pins, one technical fall and a decision.
Music won four as well, with a major decision, a technical fall and two pins.
As a team, Sheridan was 13th out of the 33 teams entered with the two second-place finishers and one eighth-place finisher in Dominic Miller at 113 pounds. Miller won three matches in the consolation bracket Saturday.
Bismark won the tournament with four first-place winners. Out of the 10 that were there, Wyoming schools to finish ahead of Sheridan were Worland (11th) and Powell (7th).
Varsity wrestlers are in Worland this weekend for a two-day tournament to close out the calendar year. Junior varsity wrestlers compete in the two-day Huntley Project Invite.
The team resumes competition after Christmas at home, first in a dual with Riverton Friday, Jan. 3, followed by duals with the three Billings schools Saturday, Jan. 4.
106 Braxton Cooper (8-2 overall) 2nd place
-L 7-4 dec. Dillon Spaulding, Bismark
113 Dominic Miller (5-4 overall) 8th place
-3 wins in consolation bracket
120 Tucker Goss (2-3 in Rapid)
132 Hayden Hastings (3-2 in Rapid)
138 Colin Harnish (0-2 in Rapid)
170 Timmy Cowan (0-2 in Rapid)
195 Cody Delk (2-2 in Rapid)
195 Tory Music (8-2 overall) 2nd place
-L 9-4 Dec. to Zach Thompson, Powell in championship
220 Dane Chambers (1-2 in Rapid)