Dubose, Jones win for NIC
ASHLAND, Ore. - Freshman Marcel Dubose (285 pounds) and sophomore Jamelle Jones (197) won championships for North Idaho College at the Best of the West wrestling tournament which concluded Sunday.
Dubose went 6-0 and won by pin in his championship match. Jones was 5-0 and won in overtime in his title match.
"What a good tournament overall for those two guys," NIC coach Pat Whitcomb said. "Overall, we didn't lose a match once we got to the placing rounds. It was nice to see everyone wrestling hard to the end."
Kyle McCrite (125), Brock Banta (133), Braden Mowry (141), Jake Mason (165) and Jesse Neilsen (174) each placed third for NIC, and Jeremy Bommarito (157) was fifth.
NIC hosts the Cardinal Duals on Friday, then competes at the HUB Open on Saturday at the HUB in Liberty Lake.
Result of placing matches, if applicable
125 - Kyle McCrite 5-2, 3rd place; beat Adilou Univ (Great Falls) 8-4
133 - Brett Gast 0-3
133 - Brock Banta 5-2, 3rd place; beat Purdy (Unattached) by injury default
141 - Braden Mowry 5-1, 3rd place; beat Gannon from Highline 8-7
149 - McKray Jones 1-3
157 - Jacob Rodriguez 0-3
157 - Jeremy Bommarito 6-1, 5th place; beat Amuchastagi (Stanford) 8-6, OT
165 - Jake Mason 5-1, 3rd place; beat Story (Highline) 3-1
165 - W.V, Meyer 1-2
174 - Jesse Neilsen 4-2, 3rd place; beat Hatton (Great Falls) 2-0
184 - Justin Korthius 0-3
197 - Jamelle Jones 5-0, 1st place; beat Gill (Simon Fraser) 8-6, OT
197 - Nick Waierski 1-4, 7th place
285 - Marcel Dubose 6-0, 1st place, beat Cole by fall, 2:24