Mustangs, Cubs compete in Burlington


January 9, 2017 - 12:00 AM

BURLINGTON — The Humboldt Cub wrestling program has been making strides every time it’s taken the mat this season and those strides continued on Saturday when the Cubs traveled to the 22-team Burlington Invitational.
Cheyenne Harris had the top placing for the Cubs with a second-place finish in the 132-pound bracket of the first-ever girls’ division of the tournament.
In the boys’ division, Noah Johnson and Dagen Goodner built on their strong starts to the season by each getting third-place finishes. Goodner went 4-1 with four pins in the 160-pound weight class and Johnson was 3-1 with a trio of falls at 220 pounds.
Humboldt 195-pounder Seth Hegwald and 126-pounder Sam Wehlage each took home fourth-place marks. Hegwald went 1-2 in the tournament and Wehlage was 4-2.
Josh Vanetta went 3-2 in the tournament and finished seventh in the 120-pound division.
Levi Habiger, Gunner Elder and Speed Hoepker also competed for Humboldt, but each finished 0-2.

The Mustangs brought three competitors to Burlington and senior Colton Toney led the way with a third-place finish in the heavyweight bracket.
Toney went 4-0 with four pins in the tournament.