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Sherill competes at National Wrestling Duals

by TREVAN PIXLEY
Sports Editor | June 14, 2022 9:54 PM

Sandpoint High School wrestler Shane Sherill competed at the 16U National Wrestling Duals in Loves Park, Illinois on June 7-11.

In freestyle, team Idaho opened up with a victory against Michigan Red by a score of 63-16.

Sherrill won his match in the 152 pound weight class against Michigan’s Dustin Piehl 11-0.

In Idaho’s semi-finals match, it fell to Ohio 53-13.

Sherrill wrestled in the opening match against Ohio’s Brodie Dominique. Dominique came away with the 12-4 victory.

With the loss, the gem state was sent to the consolation semifinals against Tennessee. The Volunteer State just etched out the victory by a score of 40-38.

In the final match of the dual, Maximus Norman defeated Sherrill 11-0.

During the second day of the tournament, team Idaho won its first three duals to send them to the first and second place matches.

It defeated Georgia Red (64-17), Kansas Blue (54-12), and Wisconsin Blue (38-35).

In the championship round, Indiana gold just squeezed by team Idaho by a score of 43-32.

Sherill won his match by pinning Indiana’s Benjamin Pennington in the first round.

For Greco Roman, Idaho opened up with back-to-back wins against North Dakota Blue (44-31), and Alabama (49-27).

Idaho would then drop back-to-back duals to Iowa (44-30) and Tennessee (44-34) to finish 2-2 overall. Sherill finished the first day 1-3.

During the second day, Idaho dropped its first two duals to Florida (39-35) and Wisconsin (46-31).

Sherill came away with a 9-0 victory over Wisconsin’s Gabriel Larkin.

It also dropped its third dual to Michigan Blue 43-34, but bounced back in its final dual of the tournament against Oklahoma Blue.

The gem state came away with the 53-25 victory, with Sherrill defeating Christian Morales 19-8.

Sherill would like to thank his sponsors Apex Tree Service, Pierce Auto, 7B Boring, Idagon, N. ID Flood & Fire, Elite Tire, Mr. Hanson, Fry Family and Mr. Zackery.

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