EHS Competes in Apollo Meet, Two Wrestlers Earn All-Conference Honors

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Published on January 27 2014 3:26 pm
Last Updated on January 27 2014 3:26 pm
Written by Millie Lange

Two Effingham High School wrestlers earned Apollo All-Conference honors Saturday at the conference meet.

Travis Durbin in the 160 pound division and Jeff Beasley in the 152 pound division were named to the First Team All-Conference.

Durbin and Beasley both picked up three victories each. Durbin won over Charleston's Trevor Goddard with a pin in :42 then downed Casson Copeland of Mount Zion with a pin in 5:31. Durbin then pinned Cale Guillion in 3:14 against Mattoon.

Beasley won over J.R. Smith of Charleston 14-7. He then pinned Josh Inglia of Mount Zion in 2:34. His final win came over Mattoon's Tyson Louthan with a pn in 1:36.

The Hearts fell to Charleston 51-28, lost to Mount Zion 60-24 and dropped a 54-24 match to Mattoon.

In the matches against Charleston and Mattoon, Griffin Paige picked up two victories. Alex Artola won in the Mattoon match.

Apollo Conference Meet

Charleston 51, Effingham 28

106 -- Effingham won on forfeit

113 -- Charleston won on forfeit

120 -- Charleston won on forfeit

126 -- Quinten Carver (C) pinned Tristen Rhoides (E), 1:06

132 -- Jacob Engel (C) pinned Zane Thilker (E), :37

138 -- Charleston won on forfeit

145 -- Kevin Redish (C)  defeated Alex Artola (E), 12-0

152 -- Jeff Beasley (E) defeated J.R. Smith (C), 14-7

160 -- Travis Durbin (E) pinned Trevor Goddard (C), :42

170 -- Matt Bluhm (C) defeated Braden Lawrence (E), 16-0

182 -- Griffin Paige (E) pinned Sam Gubbins (C), 1:44

195 -- Effingham won on forfeit

220 -- Aaron Decker (C) pinned Max Habbe (E), :27

285 -- Charleston won on forfeit

Mount Zion 60, Effingham 24

106 -- Effingham won on forfeit

113 -- Mount Zion won on forfeit

120 -- Mount Zion won on forfeit

126 -- Tyler Benet (MZ) pinned Tristen Rhoides (E), :38

132 -- Eithen Mason (MZ) pinned Zane Thilker (E), 1:01

138 -- Charleston won on forfeit

145 -- Jake Edmenrod (MZ) pinned Alex Artola (E), 1:16

152 -- Jeff Beasley (E) pinned Josh Inglia (MZ), 2:34

160 -- Travis Durbin (E) pinned Casson Copeland (MZ), 5:31

170 -- Mike Saloke (MZ) pinned Braden Lawrence (E), 1:35

182 -- Griffin Paige (E) pinned Dylan Junior (MZ), 5:15

195 -- Zach Stroud (MZ) pinned Brett Hodges (E), :35

220 -- Cody Cannon (MZ) pinned Max Habbe (E), :50

285 -- Mount Zion won on forfeit

Mattoon 54, Effingham 24

106 -- Trevor Edwards (M) pinned Brody Beck (E), 3:19

113 -- Mattoon won on forfeit

120 -- Mattoon won on forfeit

126 -- Effingham won on forfeit

132 -- Bradley Burbas (M) pinned Zane Thilker (E), 1:14

138 -- Mattoon won on forfeit

145 -- Alex Artola (E) pinned Jacob Atkinson (M), 4:53

152 -- Jeff Beasley (E) pinned Tyson Louthan (M), 1:36

160 -- Travis Durbin (E) pinned Cade Guillion (M), 3:14

170 -- Mitchel Godden (M) pinned Braden Lawrence (E), 2:44

182 -- Nick Polston (M) pinned Griffin Paige (E), :52

195 -- Chase Rogers (M) pinned Brett Hodges (E), :31

220 -- Chris Dyer (M) pinned Max Habbe (E), 1:00

285 -- Mattoon won on forfeit