Mid Summer Bash Duals24 Aug 2016
By Tom Blair - ICW staff
With the Mid Summer Bash duals wrestled a few weeks ago , here is a look at the schedule / pool rounds. The tournament has 24 teams from 12 states - Texas / 6, Colorado / 2, Nebraska / 2 , Kansas / 4, South Dakota, Oklahoma, Florida, Iowa, Missouri, Pennsylvania and Minnesota each with one team. Team Vision Quest Colorado is in Pool C - the dual match schedule for Friday July 29th is dual 1- Kansas Red, 2 - Team Renegade/ Texas, 3 - Team Iowa, 4 - WCA / Minnesota , 5 - South Florida Thunder, 6 - RGV Venom, Texas and 7 - St Louis, Missouri . Second day of tournament the top 2 teams in each pools go into gold pool, next 2 go to silver, then bronze and then cooper. Five duals are scheduled for second day of competition.
The 1st dual 34-30 win over Team Renegade- Texas; Dual 2 ,Vision Quest was handed a tough loss to Southern Florida Thunder 43-18; Dual 3 versus Kanas red, a 66-7 win for Vision Quest; Vision Quest defeated Iowa 41-23 in dual #4 on the day. With half the duals done for the day Vision Quest is 3-1; Round 5 dual Vision Quest defeated RGV Venom 63-9:Dual 6 was even up thru 152 lbs, final score 53-27 loss against team St.Louis; Dual 7 was a barn burner, the matches went back & forth with WCA- Minnesota winning 39-38.
Team Vision Quest went 4-3 on the day and had 4 wrestlers go undefeated with a 7-0 record, Dylan McChesney, Aaden Valdez, Jason Hanenberg & Dylan Yancy. Team match record was 49-43 for the day.
Team Vision Quest went into the silver bracket for the second day of competition with the first dual at 8am. Teams in the silver bracket pool rounds were WCA-Minnesota, Nebraska Warriors, Wrestling Factory-Texas, Turks Head - Pennsylvania, Texas Dynamite - Texas.
Vision Quest pulled out a 39-35 win over Nebraska Warriors for dual 1 to start the day. Dual 2 against Turks Head was a loss 49-18, dual 3 was also a loss for Vision Quest 44-29 against Wrestling Factory. Vision Quest beatTexas Dynamite 37-36 in dual number 4, then was beaten by WCA-MINNESOTA 40-34 to finish the day 2-3 and took third place in the silver pool bracket. With a total team record of 6-6, team Vision Quest placed overall 9th out of 24 teams involved.
Two wrestlers were undefeated at 12-0, Aaden Valdez at 110 lbs & Jason Hanenberg at 125. Dylan McChesney finished 11-1. Vision Quest had a total of 44 pins in a total time of 65.51 minutes and had three wrestlers finishing in the top 10 for pin time total . Valdez was the top of the list with 9 pins in 10.30; McChesney had 9 pins in 14.18 minutes and Hanenberg had 8 pins in 10.30 minutes. For full results see trackwrestling.com
Below is there records for the tournament.
90 Dylan McChesney 11 -1
98 Toby Gavette 4 -8
105 Bailey Badwound 4 - 8
110 Aaden Valdez 12 - 0
118 Hayden Gavette 2 - 10
125 Jason Hanenberg 12 - 0
133 Colton Buckridge 1 - 11
142 Dylan Yancey 10 - 2
152 Bowman Ellis 5 - 7
165 James steerman *5 - 8
175 Braeson Lewis 6 - 6
185 Adam Chruch 6 - 6
205 Gavin Howes 2 - 10
285 Talon Chatfield 5 - 7