Thompson takes seventh at The Clash

Published 11:17 am Wednesday, January 2, 2013


The Thompson Warriors wrestling team finished seventh in bracket competition at The Clash XL wrestling tournament in Rochester, Minn. Dec. 28.

The Warriors fell to Simley (MN) 48-21 and Rapid City Central (SD) 40-28 to compete in the seventh place match against Burnsville (MN). Thompson defeated Burnsville 49-22 to claim seventh place in Bracket B.

Brewer Gilliland led the Warriors with three pins. Reed Jacks had two pins with a decision win. Kolby Newton, TJ Rayam and Demario Haynes each had two pins. Riley Pike and Austin Gould each had a pin and a decision win.

Thompson followed with a fourth place finish in the seventh bracket on day two of the tournament. The Warriors fell to Pierre (SD) 51-15, Corona Del Sol (AZ) 48-27 and Rochester Mayo (MN) 40-37 in the round robin bracket.