Cumberland Wrestlers Advance To Sectional


Published on February 10 2014 12:21 pm
Last Updated on February 10 2014 12:21 pm
Written by Millie Lange

Effingham High School finished ninth at the Class 2A Centralia Wrestling Regional Saturday and did not advance anyone to sectional competition.

Taylorville won the meet with 198 points followed by Mattoon 134.5, Herrin 146, Carobndale 139.5, Marion 122.5, Mount Vernon 106.5, Charleston 69, Centralia 45 and Effingham 23.

Advancingto sectionals were the top three individuals in each weight class. Effingham's top finish was Travis Durbin fourth in the 160 pound division.

Effingham Results

106 -- Brody Beck

Lost to Dawson Thomas (Central), pin 2:38

Won over Lakota Cook (Champaign), pin :25

Lost to Cole Nelson (Carbondale), pin 3:15

132 -- Casey Holle

Lost to Will Meador (Carbondale), 15-0

Won over Jacob Engle (Champaign), pin 1:58

Lost to Justin Edwards (Marion), pin 3:20

145 -- Alex Artola

Lost to Kevin Reddish (Charleston), 15-2

Won over Jacob Atkinson (Mattoon), pin 3:45

Lost to William Meracle (Herrin), pin 5:46

152 -- Jeff Beasley

Lost to Hugh Mahr (Taylorville), pin 1:06

Lost to Louis Smith (Charleston), 12-11

160 -- Travis Durbin, fourth place

Lost to Pierce Martin (Herrin), pin 4:20

Won over Jacob Williamson (Mount Vernon), pin 3:29

Won over Mitchell Bartle (Marion), pin 1:38

Lost to Rashad Johnson (Carbondale), pin 5:14

170 -- Nathan Case

Lost to Ben Abney (Herrin), pin 3:02

Lost to Jonathon Broadway (Centralia), pin 5:11

182-- Griffin Paige

Lost to Aaron Heckert (Taylorville), 16-0

Won over Kyle Steams (Carlinville), 4:52

Lost to Killian White (Marion), 4-1

220 -- Max Habbe

Lost to Chase McGee (Mariona), pin 1:09

Lost to Brent Milner (Herrin), pin :32

285 -- Turner Nathan

Lost to Shawn Abernathy (Marion), pin 1:01

Lost to Parker Weathersby (Centralia), pin 1:57


At Shelbyville

Effingham St. Anthony and Cumberland competed in the Class 1-A Shelbyville Regional.

Shelbyville placed first as a team with 180  points followed by Monticello 173.5, Argenta-Oreana 160.5, Auburn 89.5, Tolono Unity 84.5, Cumberland 77, Warrensburg-Latham 46.5 and St. Anthony 7

St. Anthony's Ian Harris finished fourth in the 150 pound division.

Cumberland's Nathan Day captured first place in the 120 pound division. Brock Overbeck took second at 126 pounds while Kody Cohen finished third at 220. Blaine Yocum also took third as did Keaton Titus in the 138 and 145 pound divisions respectively. Kenny Craig finished fourth at 113.

Day, Overbeck, Cohen, Yocum and Titus advanced to sectional competition, scheduled this Saturday at Robinson.

Class 1A Shelbyville Regional

St. Anthony

152 -- Ian Harris, fourth place


113 -- Kenny Craig -- fourth place

120 -- Nathan  Day -- first place

126 -- Brock Overbeck -- second place

138 -- Blaine Yocum, third place

145 -- Keaton Titus, third place

220 -- Kody Cohen, third place