REED CITY — The Reed City wrestling team finished 1-1 in its quad meet, defeating Big Rapids 39-24 and losing to Tri-County 65-12 Wednesday at Reed City High School. Coyote wrestlers earning single victories Wednesday include Abby Helsel (130), Jayson Johnson (145), Brett Walker (189), Austin Fowler (215), Ryan Neal (285), Ryan Simmons (112), Mark White (125), Hunter Brahaman (135) and Mason Bush (152).Fowler, Brahaman, Johnson and Bush all won via pins.
“Two very young teams going at it,” Reed City coach Roger Steig said. “It was a tough match all the way through. In the end, some of our more seasoned kids prevailed. It was a nice match for us to start.” DJ Gates (160), Brandon Hatchew (112) and Aron Rappy (135) won matches for Big Rapids against Reed City, with Hatchew and Rappy earning pins.