The Williston High School wrestling team kicked off its season in Minot over the weekend.
The Coyotes were one of three WDA boys wrestling teams that participated in the Minot Early Bird Tournament on Nov. 20. Those teams were Williston, Minot and Turtle Mountain Community High School.
And there were four WDA girls teams—Williston, Mandan, Minot and TMCHS.
There were two Lady Coyotes representing Williston.
In total, 14 teams participated in total.
No team scores were kept, however individual wrestlers did rank and Williston saw plenty of first, second and third place finishes.
For the girls, Elizabeth Greco placed first in her class, and Deaja Sundquist placed second.
For the boys, Cayden Folsom, Cutter Jones, Korbyn Draper and Landon Riely all placed first in their respective weight class.
Also for the boys, Kellan Larson and Tyson Rice placed second in their class, and Aaron Morris, Wyatt Hansen and Kaleb Minton placed third.
Here’s a better look at how the Coyotes did on Saturday:
106: Kellan Larson, 2nd, 2-1
113: Cayden Folsom, 1st, 2-0
120: Aaron Morris, 3rd, 2-2
126: Jack Coles, 4th, 2-2
126: Wyatt Hansen, 3rd, 3-1
138: Tyson Rice, 2nd, 2-1
138: Wade Isom, 4th, 2-2
152: Michael Vigness, DNP, 0-2
152: Micah Larson, 5th, 2-2
152: Kaleb Minton, 3rd, 3-1
160: Cutter Jones, 1st, 3-0
170: Danta Novembre, 5th, 0-4
195: Korbyn Draper, 1st, 2- 0
285: Landon Riely, 1st, 2-0
(Girls)155: Elizabeth Greco, 1st, 2-0
Williston’s next match comes after the holiday break.
They will travel to Sidney, MT on Dec. 3 through Dec. 4 for the Sidney High School Eagle Invite.
The tournament starts at 8:30 a.m. MST on Friday and 9 a.m. MST on Saturday.