D-Hills crowns three individual champs at state wrestling meet

Hunter Neville (right) and Trent Ottenshcott, 3A State Wrestling Championships, West Valley, Utah, Feb. 15, 2014 | Photo by Shane Marshall, for St. George News

WEST VALLEY CITY — It’s been quite a year for Desert Hills athletics and the Thunder wrestling program continued that tradition this weekend, crowning three state champions at the 3A State Wresting Tournament at the Maverik Center in northern Utah.

Four-time state wrestling champion Dusty Hone from Cedar High, 3A State Wrestling Championships, West Valley, Utah, Feb. 15, 2014 | Photo by Shane Marshall, for St. George News
Four-time state wrestling champion Dusty Hone from Cedar High, 3A State Wrestling Championships, West Valley, Utah, Feb. 15, 2014 | Photo by Shane Marshall, for St. George News

Hunter Neville, Cody Stevenson and Tyler Stevenson all grappled their way to gold through the two-day tournament, completing the grueling gauntlet Saturday evening.

Neville, a senior in the 182-pound class, beat teammate Trevor Ottenshcott, in a 5-3 decision. The victory gives Neville a 53-3 record on the season. Ottenshcott, a junior, finishes second instate and ends with a 37-11 record.

At 195, Cody Stevenson captured the state title with a 12-6 decision over Pine View’s Mikaio Schwalger. Stevenson, a junior, improved to 53-3 with the win, while the loss dropped Schwalger, a senior, to 41-6.

Cody Stevenson (right) and Mikaio Schwalger, 3A State Wrestling Championships, West Valley, Utah, Feb. 15, 2014 | Photo by Shane Marshall, for St. George News
Cody Stevenson (right) and Mikaio Schwalger, 3A State Wrestling Championships, West Valley, Utah, Feb. 15, 2014 | Photo by Shane Marshall, for St. George News

Another Region 9 battle saw Tyler Stevenson of DH beat Dixie’s Joseph Takau at the 220-pound weight class. Stevenson, a junior, defeated the senior Takau in a fall at the 3:07 mark. Stevenson is 50-2 on the year.

The only other state champion from southern Utah was Dusty Hone of Cedar High. Hone capped off a phenomenal high school career with his fourth straight state championship, defeating Pine View’s Jaden Peterson by fall at the 3:17 mark. Hone was a perfect 55-0 this season.

Other top three placers from Region 9 include Drew Hansen of Pine View (2nd, 106), Jace Roundy of Cedar (3rd, 126), Brandon Parry of Desert Hills (2nd, 145), Zac Worlton of Pine View (2nd, 152), Dallin Brooks of Cedar (2nd, 160), Ethan Del Toro of Desert Hills (3rd, 170) and Dylan Tripp of Cedar (3rd, 220).

Payson easily won the team title, with Desert Hills finishing fourth behind Juab and Uintah. Full results are below, followed by our state wrestling photo gallery.

The 2013-14 Academic All-State Wrestling Team was also announced this weekend with five Region 9 winners: Jeremy Templeton, Desert Hills; Sil Bundy, Desert Hills; Jaden Ah Quin, Pine View; Tyler Hartman, Pine View, and Matthew Brooks Bulkley, Snow Canyon.

Below are all the results from the state tourney along with a photo gallery from photojournalist Shane Marshall.

3A 106 Results
1st Place Match
Jed Loveless (Payson) 51-8, Fr. over Drew Hansen (Pine View ) 42-7, Jr. (Dec 14-8).
3rd Place Match
Cooper Skinner (Bear River) 38-6, Fr. over Dylan Brown (Union) 44-10, Sr. (Dec 8-3).
5th Place MatchJayce Lind (Juab) 33-22, Fr. over Brock Bowden (Uintah ) 25-21, Jr. (Inj. 3:57).

3A 113 Results
1st Place Match
Nickolas Bingham (Bear River) 33-3, Jr. over Tanner Memmott (Juab) 33-13, Jr. (Fall 3:10).
3rd Place Match
Cameron Dickinson (Richfield) 41-4, Jr. over Carlos Nava (Morgan) 31-7, Fr. (Fall 1:29).
5th Place Match
Jesse Shroemges (Payson) 44-20, Jr. over Rico Yslas (Tooele) 18-11, So. (Dec 8-4).

3A 120 Results
1st Place Match
Jarrid Lavios (Tooele) 51-8, Sr. over Jayden Pentz (Morgan) 45-4, Jr. (Dec 7-2).
3rd Place Match
Josh Jensen (Payson) 45-9, Jr. over Josh Pettus (Hurricane) 40-4, Sr. (Dec 4-2).
5th Place Match
Blake Robinson (Canyon View ) 34-14, Sr. over Wyatt Perry (Union) 38-18, Jr. (Dec 7-3).

3A 126 Results
1st Place Match
Kedric Coonis (Uintah ) 45-5, So. over Riley Loveless (Payson) 49-7, Jr. (Dec 1-0).
3rd Place Match
Jace Roundy (Cedar City ) 35-16, So. over Owen Pentz (Morgan) 40-13, Fr. (Dec 6-5).
5th Place Match
Ashton Thomas (Desert Hills) 35-17, Jr. over Devin Morrison (Richfield) 42-13, Sr. (For.).

3A 132 Results
1st Place Match
Dusty Hone (Cedar City ) 55-0, Sr. over Jaden Peterson (Pine View ) 33-16, Jr. (Fall 3:17).
3rd Place Match
Jesse Ballow (Juab) 48-10, Jr. over Andres Toro (Uintah ) 32-17, So. (Dec 7-1).
5th Place Match
Zackary Driffill (Canyon View ) 33-18, Sr. over Tyler Manookin (Payson) 26-13, Fr. (Fall 4:29).

3A 138 Results
1st Place Match
Hagen Loveless (Payson) 49-11, Sr. over Jake Daniels (Union) 36-11, Sr. (Dec 7-5).
3rd Place Match
Marcellano Mascarenas (Stansbury) 35-11, Sr. over Kolton Lynn (Juab) 45-12, Jr. (Dec 2-1).
5th Place Match
Cody Merkley (Uintah ) 31-11, Jr. over Anthony* Casteneda (Canyon View ) 25-20, Sr. (Dec 10-4).

3A 145 Results
1st Place Match
Beau Blackham (Uintah ) 46-3, Sr. over Brandon Parry (Desert Hills) 35-12, Sr. (TF-1.5 4:41 (18-2)).
3rd Place Match
Ethan Mcpherson (Juab) 46-10, Sr. over Jake Maloney (Canyon View ) 32-22, Jr. (MD 8-0).
5th Place Match
Cord Christensen (Hurricane) 23-16, Sr. over Chayce Loveless (Payson) 33-25, Fr. (Dec 8-3).

3A 152 Results
1st Place Match
Ryan Hatfield (Juab) 47-12, Sr. over Zac Worlton (Pine View ) 37-5, Sr. (Fall 3:37).
3rd Place Match
Payden Osborn (Payson) 32-23, Fr. over Dakota Labrum (Uintah ) 32-10, Sr. (Dec 6-3).
5th Place Match
Lucas Batin (Dixie) 46-8, Sr. over Mckay Prince (Hurricane) 35-17, Sr. (Dec 6-3).

3A 160 Results
1st Place Match
Ashton Seely (Juab) 49-4, Fr. over Dallin* Brooks (Cedar City ) 45-12, Jr. (Dec 1-0).
3rd Place Match
John Harmon (Payson) 39-17, Jr. over Dillon Gurr (Union) 38-12, Jr. (SV-1 2-0).
5th Place Match
Toby Haltiner (Bear River) 18-10, Jr. over Tanner Mitchell (Snow Canyon) 44-14, Sr. (Dec 16-12).

3A 170 Results
1st Place Match
Dalton Harmon (Juab) 50-4, Sr. over Kaden Campbell (Union) 45-4, Sr. (Dec 5-3).
3rd Place Match
Ethan Del toro (Desert Hills) 39-11, Jr. over Stetson* Jones (Dixie) 28-7, Sr. (UTB 3-2).
5th Place Match
Chance Warr (Grantsville) 37-6, Sr. over Brenston Moss (Hurricane) 30-16, Sr. (MD 10-2).

3A 182 Results
1st Place Match
Hunter Neville (Desert Hills) 32-4, Sr. over Trevor Ottenshcott (Desert Hills) 37-11, Jr. (Dec 5-3).
3rd Place Match
Will Ford (Payson) 51-16, Sr. over Kyler Kelsch (Dixie) 40-13, Sr. (Dec 7-3).
5th Place Match
Tryler Greenhalgh (Juab) 46-17, Jr. over Hayden Pentz (Morgan) 29-17, Sr. (Dec 6-2).

3A 195 Results
1st Place Match
Cody Stevenson (Desert Hills) 53-3, Jr. over Mikaio* Schwalger (Pine View ) 41-6, Sr. (Dec 12-6).
3rd Place Match
Aaron Dick (Uintah ) 24-3, Jr. over Kyle Peterson (Bear River) 40-10, Sr. (MD 13-3).
5th Place Match
Keldon Collins (Union) 29-16, Jr. over Henry Cliger (Payson) 22-21, Sr. (Fall 4:41).

3A 220 Results
1st Place Match
Tyler Stevenson (Desert Hills) 50-2, Jr. over Joseph Takau (Dixie) 29-4, Sr. (Fall 3:07).
3rd Place Match
Dylan Tripp (Cedar City ) 38-9, Sr. over Derek Johnson (Payson) 24-8, Sr. (SV-1 3-1).
5th Place Match
Marty Johnson (Stansbury) 43-16, Sr. over Wyatt Ekblad (Morgan) 43-10, So. (SV-1 3-1).

3A 285 Results
1st Place Match
Cole Mair (Uintah ) 46-3, Sr. over Kenneth Ross (Union) 36-11, Jr. (Fall 1:59).
3rd Place Match
Brian Hoschouer (Payson) 49-9, Jr. over Randhu Zavala (Ben Lomond) 22-4, Sr. (Dec 1-0).
5th Place Match
Justus Wise (Bear River) 33-17, Sr. over Jacob Nelson (Juan Diego) 26-14, Sr. (TB-1 4-2).

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