BEAVERCREEK — The Butler Middle School wrestling team earned a Runner-Up finish this past weekend at the Beavercreek Dual Tournament. The wrestlers beat Beavercreek Orange, Mad River, Piqua and Miami Trace while losing a close dual to Beavercreek Black.
Picking up Junior Varsity wins were Lane Moreland, Bill Yeary and Luke Koehl.
In the varsity dual tournament Clayton Burrows and Gabe Ison earned their first victories on the season. Chase Turner and Brendon McKenzie both earned two wins. Bryce Echeman finished with three wins while while Mason Sherrill and Braden Miller racked up four wins a piece. Leading the way for the Aviators and their second place finish were Kaden Echeman, Matt Motter, Matt Verdes, Logan Hoskins, Matt Horner and Brent Forbes who all went undefeated to start their seasons with five wins a piece.
Beavercreek Dual Tournament scores:
W- Piqua – 59-36
W- Beavercreek Orange – 66-21
W- Miami Trace – 57-27
W- Mad River- 61-24
L- Beavercreek Black -50-30
Northmont 48, Butler 26
On Friday, Dec. 4 the Aviators faced Northmont and fell by a score of 48-26. Complete results:
106 pounds: Khali Books (B) lost by pin (26 seconds) to Luke Hollloway.
113 pounds: David Jobe (B) lost by pin (41 seconds) to Chad Craft.
120 pounds: Josh Suddeth (B) lost by major decision 17-3 to Chase Craft.
126 pounds: Northmont forefeit.
132 pounds: Bailey Suddeth (B) won a by major decision 20-9 vs Ezra Smith.
138 pounds: Mason Motter (B) lost by pin (5:59) to Hunter Terrill.
145 pounds: Kendall Rucker (B) lost by pin (3:02) to Josh Winston.
152 pounds: Nick Coyle (B) won by pin (1:52) vs Weston Hoening.
160 pounds: Ethan Currett (B) won by major decision 14-5 vs Solomon Miller.
170 pounds: Dustin Stevenson (B) won by pin (3:20) vs Bryan Heyward.
182 pounds: James Walker (B) lost by major decision 10-2 to Gabe Newburg.
195 pounds: Ben Sipos (B) lost by pin (16 seconds) to Dylan Moran.
220 pounds: Trevor Kovacs (B) lost an 11-0 major decision to Chuck Saul.
285 pounds: Will Long (B) lost by pin (1:02) to David Henson.
The Aviators will return to action on Thursday at Sidney and this Saturday at the Centerville Invitational.