Koester, Conner win Regional titles, Panthers place 2nd

Jordan Koester (left) and Noah Conner (right) claimed Regional championships for the Panthers at Carterville. (Photo by Lexi Conner)

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February 8, 2018

  (Carterville, Ill.) - The Panthers placed second among the eight teams at Saturday's IHSA Wrestling REgional in Carterville and claimed a pair of individual Regional championships - Jordan Koester in the 160-lb. weight class, and Noah Conner at 182 lbs.
  Ryder Parson (3rd, 120), Luke Zelasko (2nd, 170) and Jeremy Opp (2nd, 195) will join Koester and Conner at the Vandalia Sectional this weekend after placing inside the top three in their weight class at the Carterville Regional.   Three other Pinckneyville wrestlers placed fourth - James Lamke (152), Andrew Stevers (220) and Will Smith (285).
  Round-by-Round results for all Pinckneyville wrestlers at the Carterville Regional appear below.

 

106: Brevin Teel (6-27) place is unknown and scored 0.00 team points.
Quarterfinal - Trenton schach (West Frankfort (Frankfort)) 18-24 won by fall over Brevin Teel (Pinckneyville) 6-27 (Fall 4:40)
Cons. Round 1 - Conner Harris (Carterville) 12-19 won by fall over Brevin Teel (Pinckneyville) 6-27 (Fall 1:14)

 

113: Hudson Kreger (11-19) place is unknown and scored 3.00 team points.
Quarterfinal - Jacob Anderson (Benton) 16-9 won by fall over Hudson Kreger (Pinckneyville) 11-19 (Fall 4:12)
Cons. Round 1 - Hudson Kreger (Pinckneyville) 11-19 won by fall over Jonathon Hundley (West Frankfort (Frankfort)) 16-24 (Fall 5:49)
Cons. Semi - Zach Burns (Sparta) 16-13 won by tech fall over Hudson Kreger (Pinckneyville) 11-19 (TF-1.5 0:00 (15-0))

 

120: Ryder Parson (23-9) placed 3rd and scored 12.00 team points.
Quarterfinal - Ryder Parson (Pinckneyville) 23-9 received a bye () (Bye)
Semifinal - Landon Hicks (Harrisburg) 27-7 won by decision over Ryder Parson (Pinckneyville) 23-9 (Dec 7-5)
Cons. Semi - Ryder Parson (Pinckneyville) 23-9 won by fall over Tre Hosick (Benton) 3-4 (Fall 1:49)
3rd Place Match - Ryder Parson (Pinckneyville) 23-9 won by fall over Jay Tellor (Anna (A.-Jonesboro)) 18-15 (Fall 1:24)

 

126: Chris David (18-18) place is unknown and scored 0.00 team points.
Quarterfinal - Jordon Brewster (West Frankfort (Frankfort)) 23-14 won by fall over Chris David (Pinckneyville) 18-18 (Fall 1:15)
Cons. Round 1 - Chris David (Pinckneyville) 18-18 received a bye () (Bye)
Cons. Semi - Blake Niesporek (Murphysboro) 25-9 won by fall over Chris David (Pinckneyville) 18-18 (Fall 1:17)

 

132: Emilee Baker (14-19) place is unknown and scored 3.00 team points.
Quarterfinal - Emilee Baker (Pinckneyville) 14-19 won by major decision over Dustin Hutman (Goreville) 2-24 (MD 15-4)
Semifinal - Sam Dietz (Murphysboro) 25-5 won by fall over Emilee Baker (Pinckneyville) 14-19 (Fall 3:13)
Cons. Semi - Skye Henson (Harrisburg) 4-2 won by fall over Emilee Baker (Pinckneyville) 14-19 (Fall 2:35)

 

152: James Lamke (13-9) placed 4th and scored 9.00 team points.
Quarterfinal - James Lamke (Pinckneyville) 13-9 won by decision over Hunter Schulein (Sparta) 25-15 (Dec 7-2)
Semifinal - Arieh Hart (Anna (A.-Jonesboro)) 33-2 won by fall over James Lamke (Pinckneyville) 13-9 (Fall 2:00)
Cons. Semi - James Lamke (Pinckneyville) 13-9 won by fall over Nathan Dawson (Carterville) 5-8 (Fall 3:22)
3rd Place Match - Jeremey Norris (Murphysboro) 20-16 won by decision over James Lamke (Pinckneyville) 13-9 (Dec 3-1)

 

160: Jordan Koester (30-8) placed 1st and scored 22.00 team points.
Quarterfinal - Jordan Koester (Pinckneyville) 30-8 received a bye () (Bye)
Semifinal - Jordan Koester (Pinckneyville) 30-8 won by fall over Jordan Haskins (Murphysboro) 20-19 (Fall 3:06)
1st Place Match - Jordan Koester (Pinckneyville) 30-8 won by decision over Kijah Banda (Sparta) 21-14 (Dec 8-5)

 

170: Luke Zelasko (25-9) placed 2nd and scored 18.00 team points.
Quarterfinal - Luke Zelasko (Pinckneyville) 25-9 won by fall over Adam Krisby (Sparta) 12-15 (Fall 3:40)
Semifinal - Luke Zelasko (Pinckneyville) 25-9 won by fall over Zane Caraway (Murphysboro) 18-11 (Fall 3:37)
1st Place Match - Connor Eaton (West Frankfort (Frankfort)) 34-5 won by major decision over Luke Zelasko (Pinckneyville) 25-9 (MD 11-3)

 

182: Noah Conner (20-11) placed 1st and scored 24.00 team points.
Quarterfinal - Noah Conner (Pinckneyville) 20-11 won by fall over Ty Hutchison (Harrisburg) 3-4 (Fall 0:48)
Semifinal - Noah Conner (Pinckneyville) 20-11 won by fall over Isaac Evans (Sparta) 20-14 (Fall 2:58)
1st Place Match - Noah Conner (Pinckneyville) 20-11 won by fall over Rewn Stearns (Murphysboro) 23-18 (Fall 1:16)

 

195: Jeremy Opp (34-2) placed 2nd and scored 18.00 team points.
Quarterfinal - Jeremy Opp (Pinckneyville) 34-2 won by fall over Garrett Cardwell (Benton) 5-14 (Fall 3:23)
Semifinal - Jeremy Opp (Pinckneyville) 34-2 won by fall over Reid Morrison (Anna (A.-Jonesboro)) 12-10 (Fall 2:43)
1st Place Match - Brandyn Kahl (West Frankfort (Frankfort)) 25-4 won by fall over Jeremy Opp (Pinckneyville) 34-2 (Fall 0:28)

 

220: Andrew Stevers (8-7) placed 4th and scored 11.00 team points.
Quarterfinal - Andrew Stevers (Pinckneyville) 8-7 won by fall over Tristen Dame (Anna (A.-Jonesboro)) 4-6 (Fall 0:45)
Semifinal - Clayton Sheldon (Sparta) 36-2 won by fall over Andrew Stevers (Pinckneyville) 8-7 (Fall 1:52)
Cons. Semi - Andrew Stevers (Pinckneyville) 8-7 won by fall over Isaac Pacheco (Murphysboro) 13-24 (Fall 4:40)
3rd Place Match - Blane Pankey (Benton) 13-4 won by fall over Andrew Stevers (Pinckneyville) 8-7 (Fall 1:18)

 

285: Will Smith (9-11) placed 4th and scored 8.00 team points.
Quarterfinal - Garrett Fabec (Anna (A.-Jonesboro)) 22-15 won by decision over Will Smith (Pinckneyville) 9-11 (Dec 7-2)
Cons. Round 1 - Will Smith (Pinckneyville) 9-11 won by fall over Nick Goddard (Sparta) 15-19 (Fall 3:50)
Cons. Semi - Will Smith (Pinckneyville) 9-11 won by decision over John Tourville (Murphysboro) 8-12 (Dec 4-2)
3rd Place Match - Daniel Richardson (Benton) 13-13 won by fall over Will Smith (Pinckneyville) 9-11 (Fall 1:56)

(Photos by Eric Kreger)

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