Fifteen kids in the area earned weight-class championships, as the Vincennes Youth Wrestling League concluded its season at Alice Arena on Sunday.
The league featured nearly 100 youths from grades K-5, with the league running for five weeks. JMR Farms, coached by Jamie McNeely and Sean Mullins, was the league champion.
The top three finishers in each weight class were:
42 pounds: 1. Kinnick Funk, 2. Ruxin Rogers, 3. Ryder Wisely; 45: 1. Jaxon Braun, 2. Henry Stafford, 3. Jude Arnold; 47: 1. Dylan Noel, 2. Darrien Tripp, 3. Tyrus King; 50: 1. Walker Jennings, 2. Kohner Hedge, 3. Eliana Thorne; 52: 1. Sawyer Ross, 2. Zachary Kidwell, 3. Jacob Gardner; 55: 1. Braxten Land, 2. Grant Keyes, 3. Gage Tucker; 60: 1. Joseph Ireland, 2. Jack Lee, 3. Gabe Keyes; 63: 1. Maddox Wanke, 2. Kyleigh Keyes, 3. Taylor Mikiska.
65: 1. Ryker Ansloan, 2. Lerik Jenkins, 3. Benny Green; 67: 1. Hayden Lanning, 2. Cooper Stearns, 3. Zayden Peters; 70: 1. Kolten Land, 2. Reed VanMeter, 3. Ayden Schlomer; 75: 1. Madalyn Newberry, 2. Boone Foster, 3. Cody Kibby; 85: 1. Christopher Hedge, 2. Hattie Sherfield, 3. Jaxon Bailey; 95: 1. Brady Stearns, 2. Donald Rickard, 3. Rosalyn Mason; and Heavyweight: 1. Memphis McCrary, 2. Madi Bowers, 3. Aiden Gaines.
BICKNELL — North Knox’s seventh and eighth grade boys handed Rivet lopsided basketball defeats on Monday.
The eighth-grade Warriors (1-3) won, 37-5. Caleb Bottum had 11 points, Cohen Williams eight, Kade Groteguth six, Connor Liston five, Dallas Cardinal three, and Austin Jones and Carter Lemberg two.
North Knox’s seventh (3-1) cruised, 46-5. Lane Adams had 10 points for the Warriors, Cole Kerns, Mark Lehman and Brennan Messel eight, Braxton Yenne and Garret McGuire five, and Gabe Robarge two.
North Knox hosts North Central at 6 p.m. Thursday.
South Knox girls
10th in hoop poll
South Knox went from unranked to 10th, and Rivet moved up two spots to second in the Indiana Coaches of Girls Sports Association Class 2A poll that was released Sunday.
Lincoln is the third county team in the poll, remaining honorable in Class 3A.
The Spartans (7-1) started the season as honorable mention, but dropped out of the poll after their loss to 3A honorable mention Washington, 56-47, Nov. 13. South Knox has won five straight since the defeat, and knocked off previously Class 2A No. 3 Linton last Tuesday, 47-43.
The Miners (6-2) are still ahead of the Spartans in the poll at No. 7.
The Patriots (6-0) continued their ascent up the 2A poll, only trailing Triton Central (8-0). Rivet has won all of its games so far by 27 points or more.
Lincoln (4-1) knocked off previously-unbeaten Washington in its last game, 51-47, last Tuesday. The Alices are 11th among 12 honorable mention selections, one spot behind the Hatchets (5-1).
6th Lady Spartans
WASHINGTON — South Knox’s sixth-grade girls dominated Washington Catholic, 62-2, in basketball Monday.
Kassie Small had 14 points for the Spartans (2-2), Aleah Kerzan and Lilly Reynolds 10, Madison Parrish six, Jurnee McClure, Sarah French, Alli Hayden and Arie Moon four, and Delilah Gregory, Jenna Bloebaum and Chloe Decker two.
South Knox’s B-team won a two-quarter game, 20-2. Bloebaum had six, and McClure, French, Gregory, Kerzan, Reynolds, Decker and Havana Clinkenbeard two.
The Spartans host Pike Central in A and B games Saturday.