Soldotna Whalers star at state wrestling

The Soldotna Whalers Wrestling Club competed in the 2021 Alaska USA Wrestling State tournament from April 30 to May 2 in Big Lake.

The team took first in Under 6 to Under 14 freestyle, second in Under 16 to Open freestyle, first in Greco-Roman wrestling, first in folkstyle and also were the Division 1 Grand Champions.

Below are the placers:


First place — Jaxson Ebenezer, Kanin Kumfer, Landon Stanley, Reegan LeClair – Girls, McKinley Bock – Girls, Hudson Morris, Titus Watts, Nathan Powell, Natalee Strouse – Girls, Jacob Strausbaugh, Michael Dickinson, Hunter Bras, Jaykob Kemp, Dallas Walker, Avery Powell – Girls, Trevor Michael, Issac Chavarria, Sean Babitt, Trinity Donovan — Girls.

Second place — Royce Kean, Carson Cobb, Coleman LeClair, Hayden Kumfer, Carson Cobb, Clayton McDonald, Sam Henry, Keagan Stanly, Mason Bock, Alyssa McDonald – Girls, Tustin Keller, Collin Peck, Brayden Taylor, Ezekiel Miller.

Third place — Naomi Keller, Gunnar Stanley, Liam Bellinger, Mia Hannevold – Girls, Cassius Miller, Jessica LeClair – Girls, Daisy Hannevold – Girls, Wayne Mellon.

Fourth place — Logan McKay Jr, Zack Kemp, Tracker Keller, Edgar Land, Liam Babitt, Taylor Schouweiler.

Fifth place — Bentley Elmore, Tate Keller, Liam Peck, Noah Land.

Sixth place — Kevin Michael, Nicholas Rackley.


First place — Kanin Kumfer,Peyton Cobb, Hudson Morris, Titus Watts, Natalee Strouse – Girls, Jacob Strausbaugh, Michael Dickinson, Hunter Bras, Dallas Walker, Alyssa McDonald, Collin Peck, Brayden Taylor, Hunter Richardson, Sean Babitt, Trinity Donovan – Girls.

Second place — Coleman LeClair, Landon Stanley, McKinley Bock – Girls, Carson Cobb, Zack Kemp, Clayton McDonald, Nathan Powell, Sam Henry, Mason Bock, Jaykob Kemp, Avery Powell – Girls, Trevor Michael, Ezekiel Miller.

Third place — Logan McKay Jr, Gunnar Stanley, Liam Bellinger, Mia Hannevold – Girls, Jessica LeClair – Girls, Daisy Hannevold – Girls, Noah Land.

Fourth place — Jaxson Ebenezer, Hayden Kumfer, Keagan Stanley, Liam Peck.

Fifth place — Bentley Elmore.


First place — Jacob Strausbaugh (AND TRIPLE CROWN WINNER), Aubree LeClair – Girls, Jaxson Ebenezer, Kevin Michael, Cooper Aragon, Kanin Kumfer (AND TRIPLE CROWN WINNER), Landon Stanley (AND TRIPLE CROWN WINNER), McKinley Bock – Girls, Hudson Morris (AND TRIPLE CROWN WINNER), Titus Watts (AND TRIPLE CROWN WINNER), Natalee Strouse – Girls, Michael Dickinson (AND TRIPLE CROWN WINNER), Hunter Bras (AND TRIPLE CROWN WINNER), Jaykob Kemp, Dallas Walker, Alyssa McDonald – Girls, Hunter Richardson (AND TRIPLE CROWN WINNER), Trinity Donovan (AND TRIPLE CROWN WINNER), Sean Babitt (AND TRIPLE CROWN WINNER).

Second place — Avery Powell – Girls, Aubree LeClair, Lucas Edmunds, Karter Elmore, Elijah Edmunds, Logan McKay Jr, Wyatt St. Onge, Reegan LeClair – Girls, Royce Kean, Peyton Cobb, Hayden Kumfer, Carson Cobb, Clayton McDonald, Rowen Peck – Girls, Sam Henry, Trevor Michael, Collin Peck, Daisy Hannevold – Girls, Ezekiel Miller.

Third place — Roman Crawford, Zavior McKay, Tate Keller, Brody Brown, Bentley Elmore, Madeline Ries, Gunnar Stanley, Zack Kemp, Liam Bellinger, Nathan Powell, Mason Bock, Mia Hannevold – Girls, Tustin Keller, Brayden Taylor.

Fourth place — Logan Kumfer, Lincoln Cooley, Amelia Ries, Tracker Keller, Keagan Stanley, Liam Peck, Nicholas Rackley, Taylor Schouweiler.

Fifth place — Coleman LeClair, Jacob Ries.

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