Date: Saturday, Feb. 28, 2009.
Site: Center Grove High School, 2717 S. Morgantown Road, Greenwood | Website
Time: Quarterfinals begin at 10 am ET with semifinal round and championship round to follow.
Admission: $8.00.
Advancement: This is a single elimination tournament in which the winning team shall advance to the next round.

14th Annual Team State Tournament Series

News Release

Indiana High School Athletic Association
9150 North Meridian Street, Box 40650, Indianapolis, Indiana 46240-0650
Phone: 317-846-6601 Fax: 317-575-4244 Website: www.ihsaa.org
Blake Ress, Commissioner
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February 28, 2009
CROWN POINT GRABS WRESTLING CROWN IN FIRST APPEARANCE
In just their first appearance at the team wrestling state finals, the Crown Point Bulldogs (21-1) defeated Perry Meridian, 33-25, to claim the 14th Annual IHSAA Team Wrestling State Championship at Center Grove High School in Greenwood. The championship is Crown Point’s fourth overall and first since girls basketball won championships in 1984 and 1985. Crown Point also captured the boys tennis title in 1971. The championship match began with the 119-pound class, where Crown Point senior Josh Manes scored a 5-3 victory over Perry Meridian (25-3) junior Jason Simmons. Freshman Jason Tsirtsis flexed his muscles at 125-pounds with a 18-5, major decision victory over Falcon freshman Kirk Johnson to propel the Bulldogs to an early 7-0 lead. Perry Meridian battled back to cut the lead to 11-10 with a win from senior Sampson Cook and a fall by junior Jacob Tonte at 140-pounds. The Falcons gained additional momentum and the first lead of the evening, 13-11, when 145-pound senior Jacob Tasseff scored a hard fought 5-4 decision over Crown Point junior Tom Renn. Perry Meridian extended the lead to 16-11 when senior Blake Wood (PM) scored a 10-6 decision over senior Jeremy Pogorzelski (CP). Trailing 16-11, Crown Point and head coach Scott Vlink turned the tables and the match with falls by Mark Myers at 160-pounds, Marcus Shrewsbury at 189-pounds and a decisive 26-second effort by Kyle Marshall at 285-pounds to put the Bulldogs in the lead for good, 29-22. 112-pound senior and individual state champion from a week ago, Anthony Hawkins, capped off the Crown Point victory in the evening’s last match with an 18-5 major decision win and the celebration began. All three of Crown Point’s individual state champions from a week ago (112 lb. Anthony Hawkins, 125 lb. Jason Tsirtsis, and 189 lb. Marcus Shrewsbury) turned in perfect performances. Hawkins finished his junior season with an unblemished 45-0 record. Shrewsbury capped off an unbeaten, senior season with a trio of falls (:24, 1:10, and 1:31) to push his record to a perfect 45-0. Marcus will wrestle at Northwestern University next fall. And, Tsirtsis finished the season 43-2 in just his first season in a Bulldog singlet with three wins on the day. The third-ranked Bulldogs (21-1) advanced to the championship round by winning a thriller over fourth-ranked Cathedral, 28-23, in a match that came down to the final pairing. With Crown Point leading 25-23, 103 lb. freshman Cameron Halsted outlasted Cathedral freshman Brian Harvey in the final match 2-1 to seal the semifinal victory, 28-23. Falls by Tsirtsis and senior Shrewsbury helped pace the Bulldogs. Perry Meridian and head coach Jim Tonte advanced to the championship with close victories over Bellmont (31-27) and Castle (24-23). Falcon 103-pound freshman Jared McKinley recorded three victories on the day that included a fall in the Bellmont match and a technical fall versus Castle. McKinley was an individual state finalist and finished his freshman season with a record of 51-2.

Quarterfinals

Quarterfinals
Match 1: Indianapolis Cathedral 31, Mishawaka 30.
Match 2: Crown Point 48, Roncalli 9.
Match 3: Perry Meridian 31, Bellmont 27.
Match 4: Castle 43, Delphi 9.
 
Quarterfinals Results
Quarterfinal matches began with the 103 lb. weight class.
 
Indianapolis Cathedral 31, Mishawaka 30
103 – Brian Harvey, 09, Cathedral def. Taylor Wisler, 10, Mishawaka, fall (2:42).
112 – Blake Roytek, 10, Cathedral def. Layton Binion, 09, Mishawaka, major decision, 9-0.
119 – Brandon Wright,11, Cathedral def. Matt Guerra, 11, Mishawaka, technical fall (4:00).
125 – John Grey, 11, Cathedral def. Nick Schrader, 11, Mishawaka, major decision, 13-3.
130 – Josh Harper, 12, Mishawaka def. John Stringfield,11, Cathedral, technical fall (4:11).
135 – Trent Reinoehl, 12, Mishawaka def. Dominic Corsaro, 12, Cathedral, decision, 6-5.
140 – Steven Sandefer, 12, Mishawaka def. Tony McGinley, 12, Cathedral, decision, 4-3.
145 – Gavin McGinley, 12, Cathedral def. Alex White, 11, Mishawaka, fall (5:52).
152 – Calvin Sullivan, 12, Cathedral def. Tim Forte, 12, Mishawaka, decision, 5-2.
160 – Tyler Willis, 09, Cathedral def. Richard Morin, 11, Mishawaka, decision, 10-5.
171 – Joey Smith, 12, Mishawaka def. Vince Hofmeister, 12, Cathedral, decision, 8-2.
189 – Dustin Boyd, 12, Mishawaka def. Spencer Poling, 12, Cathedral, major decision, 14-3.
215 – Christian Lentz, 11, Mishawaka def. Jake Buchanan, 11, Cathedral, fall (0:53).
285 – Travis Thomas, 12, Mishawaka def. Matt Widemon, 11, Cathedral, fall (1:00).
 
Crown Point 48, Roncalli 9
103 – Cameron Halsted, 09, Crown Point def. Aaron Davis, 11, Roncalli, decision, 11-4.
112 – Anthony Hawkins, 11, Crown Point def. Nick Ader, 09, Roncalli, major decision, 13-4.
119 – Justin Kieffer, 10, Roncalli def. Josh Manes, 12, Crown Point, decision, 10-4.
125 – Jason Tsirtsis, 09, Crown Point def. Joe Kieffer, 09, Roncalli, major decision, 9-0.
130 – Dallas Schurg, 11, Crown Point def. Coltin Dickey, 12, Roncalli, decision, 6-4.
135 – Eric Roach, 10, Crown Point def. Ben Cane, 11, Roncalli, major decision, 12-4.
140 – Josh Flamme, 10, Crown Point def. Tim Jackson, 12, Roncalli, decision, 6-0.
145 – Tom Renn, 11, Crown Point def. Jake Bartley, 11, Roncalli, decision, 5-0.
152 – Jeremy Pogorzelski, 12, Crown Point def. Kris Williams, 12, Roncalli, fall (2:47).
160 – Mark Myers, 12, Crown Point def. Elliott Swhea, 12, Roncalli, fall (1:59).
171 – Jeremy Kool, 12, Crown Point def. Stephen Lutgring, 12, Roncalli, decision, 4-1.
189 – Marcus Shrewsbury, 12, Crown Point def. Jordan Fuller, 12, Roncalli, fall (0:24).
215 – Jim Bakalik, 12, Crown Point def. Josh Matthews, 12, Roncalli, decision, 7-6.
285 – Tony Bell, 12, Roncalli def. Kyle Marshall, 12, Crown Point, fall (2:48).
 
Perry Meridian 31, Bellmont 27
103 – Jared McKinley, 9, Perry Meridian def. Blake Adams, 9, Bellmont, fall (1:18)
112 – Michael Clem, 10, Perry Meridian def. Dewey Melcher, 9, Bellmont, decision, 10-7.
119 – Brooks Faurote, 9, Bellmont def. Jason Simmons, 11, Perry Meridian, decision, 10-1.
125 – Kirk Johnson, 9, Perry Meridian def. Carlin Hormann, 11, Bellmont, decision, 3-2.
130 – Will Sheets, 12, Bellmont def. Sampson Cook, 12, Perry Meridian, decision, 6-3.
135 – Chris Goodwin, 12, Perry Meridian def. Will Busse, 10, Bellmont, fall (0:31).
140 – Jacob Tonte, 11, Perry Meridian def. Taylen Reidenbach, 12, Bellmont, decision, 15-2.
145 – Jacob Tasseff, 12, Perry Meridian def. Ryley Hamkenson, 10, Bellmont, decision, 7-1.
152 – Blake Wood, 12, Perry Meridian def. Tyler Baker, 12, Bellmont, decision, 4-3.
160 – Trent Busse, 12, Bellmont def. Cory Hudgins, 12, Perry Meridian, fall (3:37).
171 – Jordan Robinson, 10, Perry Meridian def. Grant Melcher, 12, Bellmont, decision, 6-3.
189 – Travis Thatcher, 10, Bellmont def. Andre Richards, 9, Perry Meridian, decision, 3-1.
215 – Billy Baker, 12, Bellmont def. Tapiwa Rujuwa, 12, Perry Meridian, decision, 25-10.
285 – Daniel Meyer, 10, Bellmont def. Devin Schaefer, 10, Perry Meridian, fall (3:16).
 
Castle 43, Delphi 9
103 – Luke Dowd, 9, Castle def. Austin Jones, 9, Delphi, decision, 11-4.
112 – Michael Brown, 10, Castle def. Bobby Floyd, 12, Delphi, decision, 3-2.
119 – Jordan Mann, 10, Castle def. Stephan Back, 9, Delphi, decision, 5-2.
125 – Trevor Doud, 11, Castle def. Cody Alderman, 9, Delphi, decision, 9-2.
130 – Nathan McTigue, 11, Delphi def. Andrew Seitz, 12, Castle, decision, 5-3.
135 – Doug Welch, 10, Castle def. Cory Smith, 11, Delphi, fall (3:53).
140 – Chad Welch, 10, Castle def. Tanner Lynde, 9, Delphi, decision, 4-2.
145 – Preston Richard, 12, Castle def. Aaron Black, 10, Delphi, fall (2:54).
152 – Andrew Pettijohn, 12, Castle def. Dayton Rummell, 10, Delphi, decision, 6-3.
160 – Cory Weikel, 11, Castle def. Brandon Delaney, 11, Delphi, decision, 8-0.
171 – Brandon Atwood, 11, Delphi def. Ryan Mann, 12, Castle, decision, 6-0.
189 – Alex Rosebrock, 11, Castle def. Daniel Clawson, 12, Delphi, fall (2:43)
215 – Clay Robinson, 12, Castle def. Travis Yoakum, 12, Delphi, decision, 7-2.
285 – Wes Everett, 12, Delphi def. Tyler Daugherty, 11, Castle, decision, 1-0.

Semifinals

Match 5: Crown Point 28, Indianapolis Cathedral 23.
Match 6: Perry Meridian 24, Castle 23.
 
Semifinals Results
Semifinal matches began with the 112 lb. weight class.
 
Crown Point 28, Indianapolis Cathedral 23
103 – Cameron Halsted, 09, Crown Point def. Brian Harvey, 09, Cathedral, decision, 2-1.
112 – Anthony Hawkins, 11, Crown Point def. Blake Roytek, 10, Cathedral, decision, 3-1.
119 – Brandon Wright, 11, Cathedral def. Josh Manes, 12, Crown Point, technical fall (6:00).
125 – Jason Tsirtsis, 09, Crown Point def. Charlie McGinley, 9, Cathedral, fall (2:47).
130 – John Grey, 12, Cathedral def. Dallas Schurg, 11, Crown Point, decision, 6-5.
135 – Eric Roach, 10, Crown Point def. Dominic Corsaro, 12, Cathedral, major decision, 13-5.
140 – Tony McGinley, 12, Cathedral def. Josh Flamme, 10, Crown Point, decision, 8-6.
145 – Gavin McGinley, 12, Cathedral def. Tom Renn, 11, Crown Point, decision, 6-4.
152 – Calvin Sullivan, 12, Cathedral def. Jeremy Pogorzelski, 12, Crown Point, decision, 11-7.
160 – Mark Myers, 12, Crown Point def. Tyler Willis, 09, Cathedral, decision, 8-2.
171 – Vince Hofmeister, 12, Cathedral def. Jeremy Kool, 12, Crown Point, decision, 9-3.
189 – Marcus Shrewsbury, 12, Crown Point def. Spencer Poling, 12, Cathedral, fall (1:31).
215 – Jim Bakalik, 12, Crown Point def. Jake Buchanan, 11, Cathedral, decision, 5-1.
285 – Wesley Stokes, 11, Cathedral def. Kyle Marshall, 12, Crown Point, decision, 4-3.
 
Perry Meridian 24, Castle 23
103 – Jared McKinley, 09, Perry Meridian def. Luke Doud, 9, Castle, technical fall (5:20), 26-8.
112 – Michael Brown, 10, Castle def. Michael Clem, 10, Perry Meridian, decision, 8-2.
119 – Jason Simmons, 11, Perry Meridian def. Jordan Mann, 10, Castle, major decision, 8-0.
125 – Kirk Johnson, 09, Perry Meridian def. Trevor Doud, 11, Castle, decision, 5-0.
130 – Sampson Cook, 12, Perry Meridian def. Andrew Seitz, 12, Castle, decision, 7-2.
135 – Doug Welch, 10, Castle def. Chris Goodwin, 12, Perry Meridian, decision, 7-2.
140 – Chad Welch, 10, Castle def. Jacob Tonte, 11, Perry Meridian, major decision, 19-10.
145 – Preston Richard, 12, Castle def. Jacob Tasseff, 12, Perry Meridian, decision, 5-1.
152 – Blake Wood, 12, Perry Meridian def. Andrew Pettijohn, 12, Castle, decision, 2-1.
160 – Cory Weikel, 11, Castle def. Cory Hudgins, 12, Perry Meridian, decision, 3-2.
171 – Ryan Mann, 12, Castle def. Zach Ruark, 12, Perry Meridian, major decision, 10-2.
189 – Alex Rosebrock, 11, Castle def. Jordan Robinson, 10, Perry Meridian, decision, 7-3.
215 – Chris Schaefer, 12, Perry Meridian def. Clay Robinson, 12, Castle, decision, 8-4.
285 – Devin Schaefer, 10, Perry Meridian def. Tyler Daugherty, 11, Castle, decision, 5-3.

Championship

Match 7: Crown Point (21-1) 33, Perry Meridian (25-3) 25.
 
Championship Results
Championship matches began with the 119 lb. weight class.
 
Crown Point 33, Perry Meridian 25
103 – Jared McKinley, 09, Perry Meridian def. Cameron Halsted, 09, Crown Point, decision, 6-2.                   29-25
112 – Anthony Hawkins, 11, Crown Point def. Michael Clem, 10, Perry Meridian, major decision, 18-5.          33-25
119 – Josh Manes, 12, Crown Point def. Jason Simmons, 11, Perry Meridian, decision, 5-3.                              3-0
125 – Jason Tsirtsis, 09, Crown Point def. Kirk Johnson, 09, Perry Meridian, major decision, 18-5.                   7-0
130 – Sampson Cook, 12, Perry Meridian def. Dallas Schurg, 11, Crown Point, major decision, 9-0.                 7-4
135 – Eric Roach, 10, Crown Point def. Chris Goodwin, 12, Perry Meridian, major decision, 11-3.                  11-4
140 – Jacob Tonte, 11, Perry Meridian def. Josh Flamme, 10, Crown Point, fall (2:45).                                    11-10
145 – Jacob Tasseff, 12, Perry Meridian def. Tom Renn, 11, Crown Point, decision, 5-4.                                 11-13
152 – Blake Wood, 12, Perry Meridian def. Jeremy Pogorzelski, 12, Crown Point, decision, 10-6.                   11-16
160 – Mark Myers, 12, Crown Point def. Cory Hudgins, 12, Perry Meridian, fall (1:05).                                   17-16
171 – Jordan Robinson, 10, Perry Meridian def. Jeremy Kool, 12, Crown Point, decision, 3-0.                         17-19
189 – Marcus Shrewsbury, 12, Crown Point def. Andre Richards, 9, Perry Meridian, fall (1:10).                       23-19
215 – Chris Schaefer, 12, Perry Meridian def. Jim Bakalik, 12, Crown Point, decision 7-2.                               23-22
285 – Kyle Marshall, 12, Crown Point def. Devin Schaefer, 10, Perry Meridian, fall (0:26).                               29-22