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Loggers pin their way to victory, place third in tourney

by Hope Nealson Western News
| December 11, 2007 11:00 PM

Pinning every Bonners Ferry middle weight between 145-171 last Thursday night in Libby, the Loggers won, 66-26.

Over the weekend, led by junior Justin Graham (189), the Loggers placed third with a team score of 109 in the Superior Invitational wrestling tournament, which hosted 12 teams overall.

Ronan beat Frenchtown, 213.5-184 to clinch first and second respectively.

Steve Gary (171) led against Bonners Ferry last Thursday night, who pinned his opponent, Justin Spease, in 27 seconds, Dakota Bassett (112), Levi Edwards-Myslicki (119), Skyler Dilley (130), Kody Berget (145), Dean Willey (152) and Seth Wright (160) also scored by pins for the Loggers.

Bonners Ferry scored a lone pin in the 105 weight.

105 - Reid Boorman, BF, pinned Libby's Joe Monroe, 1:24; 112 - Libby's Dakota Bassett pinned Dusty Koehler, 3:58; 119 - Libby's Levi Edwards Myslicki pinned Robert Lundgren 1:42; 125 - Trevor Hampton, BF, dec. Libby's Cody Elliot, 12-3; 130 - Libby's Skyler Dilley pinned Brandon Schmitz, 3:10; 135 - Isiah Grey, BF, pinned Libby's Ben Elliot, 3:21; 140 - Dayne Swisher, BF, maj. dec. Libby's Kyle Sweedman 22-8; 145 - Libby's Kody Berget pinned Aaron Stockdale, 5:24; 152 - Den Willey, Libby, pinned Joe Newmeyer, 3:44; 160 - Libby's Seth Wright pinned Dan Aiken, :37; 171 - Libby's Steve Gary pinned Justin Spease, :27. Libby won 189, 215 and Hwt by forfeit.

Superior Invitational team scores: Ronan 213.5, Frenchtown 184, Libby 109, Arlee 107, Big Sky 99, Thompson Falls 89, Eureka 87, St. Ignatius 74, Cut Bank 69.5, Browning 47, Plains 46, Superior 26.