Four Tigers Place in Annual Bob Smith Open, Inman Victorious at 184 Pounds

FHSU Sports Information Department

HAYS, Kan. – The Fort Hays State wrestling team hosted the annual Bob Smith Open on Sunday (Dec. 6) in Hays, Kan. Nearly 300 wrestlers competed as the Tigers were able to claim four placers across the 10 weight classes. The No. 6 ranked wrestler at 184 pounds, Jon Inman, remained undefeated on his way to his third tournament title of the season.William Homalon took second at a 149 pounds and Rakim Dean (184) and Adam Ludwin (125) each took third place respectively.

Inman won his third open title of the year at 184 pounds, going 5-0 on the day. Inman won his first match of the day by fall (1:11) over Missouri Valley’s Dakota Concepcion taking the next match by technical fall. Back-to-back 10-2 major decisions placed Inman in the championship match, where he faced off with Western State’s Jaden Olearnick. Inman handled Oleranick, walking away from with a 9-2 decision victory. Inman moved to 13-0 overall on the season.

Homalon took second as he went 4-1 in the 149-pound weight class. Homalon started off strong, going 4-0 in his first four matches. His first match was a major decision over Baker’s Kyle Wilson by the score of 19-7. Homalon then won his next two matches by fall over Northwest Kansas Tech’s Dominque Evans and Central Oklahoma’s Spencer Rutherford. Zach Vesta from Barton Community College proved the toughest win for Homalon, a 9-8 decision. In the championship bout, Homalon took on Missouri’s Alex Butler but lost by a 12-6 decision.

Rakim Dean also went 4-1 on his way to a third-place finish at 184 pounds. Dean started the day with a victory over Labette Community College’s Tristan Ramberg, a technical fall by the score of 19-1. Dean then defeated Bethany’s Trevor Whittaker with a 7-3 decision before advancing to the quarterfinals with an injury default. Dean then came face to face with Inman’s championship opponent, John Olearnick, but could not secure an all-Tiger final in a 2-1 loss. He knocked off Brock Warren of Central Oklahoma in the third-place match 5-1.

After a bye in the first round, Ludwin went on to win his first two matches over Bethany’s Quinton Harrison (17-6 maj dec) and Barton Community College’s Will Bardezbain (7-1 dec). Ludwin then dropped his next match to Oklahoma State’s (unattached) Nicholas Piccininni by a 13-2 major decision. Ludwin finished the day with two wins, defeating Oklahoma State’s (unattached) Elijah Hale with a 9-6 decision and York’s Robert Ozuna with a 3-1 decision.

The Tigers now have five champions and twenty-one placers in four tournaments. Next up for the Tigers is the Jet Invitational in Wichita, Kan. on Sunday, Dec. 13.

Bob Smith Open Results for Fort Hays State
College 125 – Lawson Ludwin’s place is 3rd and has scored 8.50 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Lawson Ludwin (Fort Hays State) received a bye () (Bye)
Champ. Round 2 – Lawson Ludwin (Fort Hays State) won by major decision over Quinton Harrison (Bethany) (Maj 16-7)
Quarterfinal – Lawson Ludwin (Fort Hays State) won by decision over Will Bardezbain (Barton CC) (Dec 7-1)
Semifinal – Nicholas Piccininni (Oklahoma State) won by tech fall over Lawson Ludwin (Fort Hays State) (TF 15-0)
Cons. Semi – Lawson Ludwin (Fort Hays State) won by decision over Elijah Hale (Oklahoma State) (Dec 9-6)
3rd Place Match – Lawson Ludwin (Fort Hays State) won by decision over Robert Ozuna (York (Neb.)) (Dec 3-1)

College 125 – Vikash Hypio‘s place is unknown and has scored 3.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Vikash Hypio (Fort Hays State) won by fall over Rocky Krueger (Bethany) (Fall 1:23)
Champ. Round 2 – Josh Breece (Central Oklahoma) won by major decision over Vikash Hypio (Fort Hays State) (Maj 17-3)
Cons. Round 2 – Zach D`Amico (Central Oklahoma) won by tech fall over Vikash Hypio (Fort Hays State) (TF 15-0)

College 141 – Jacob Kay‘s place is unknown and has scored 4.50 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Jacob Kay (Fort Hays State) won by fall over Gunnar Smith (Ouachita Baptist University) (Fall 1:30)
Champ. Round 2 – Jacob Kay (Fort Hays State) won by decision over Jake Wilson (NW Kansas Tech) (Dec 5-4)
Champ. Round 3 – Michael Magaldo (Oklahoma State) won by tech fall over Jacob Kay (Fort Hays State) (TF 18-0)
Cons. Round 4 – Jacob Kay (Fort Hays State) won by decision over Rick Weirich (CSU-Pueblo) (Dec 2-2)
Cons. Round 5 – Mitchell Sellers (NE Oklahoma A&M) won by injury default over Jacob Kay (Fort Hays State) (Inj. 0:00)

College 141 – Brandon Ball‘s place is unknown and has scored 4.50 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Brandon Ball (Fort Hays State) received a bye () (Bye)
Champ. Round 2 – Brandon Ball (Fort Hays State) won by tech fall over Mateo Soto (Neosho County CC) (TF 15-0)
Champ. Round 3 – Brandon Ball (Fort Hays State) won by decision over Ben Hornickle (Wyoming) (Dec 12-5)
Quarterfinal – Tristan Moran (Oklahoma State) won by fall over Brandon Ball (Fort Hays State) (Fall 1:30)
Cons. Round 6 – Will Roark (Missouri) won by decision over Brandon Ball (Fort Hays State) (Dec 8-6)

College 141 – Jacob Schoenfeld‘s place is unknown and has scored 0.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Jacob Schoenfeld (Fort Hays State) received a bye () (Bye)
Champ. Round 2 – Seth Johnson (Missouri Valley) won in double overtime over Jacob Schoenfeld (Fort Hays State) (2-OT 5-4)
Cons. Round 2 – Jacob Schoenfeld (Fort Hays State) received a bye () (Bye)
Cons. Round 3 – Jd Rader (Nebraska-Kearney) won by major decision over Jacob Schoenfeld (Fort Hays State) (Maj 13-4)

College 149 – Noah Killip‘s place is unknown and has scored 3.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Noah Killip (Fort Hays State) won by fall over Dylan Brazell (NE Oklahoma A&M) (Fall 3:50)
Champ. Round 2 – Brandon Stanley (Central Oklahoma) won by injury default over Noah Killip (Fort Hays State) (Inj. 0:00)
Cons. Round 2 – Conner Loderhose (Ouachita Baptist University) won by injury default over Noah Killip (Fort Hays State) (Inj. 0:00)

College 149 – William Homalon‘s place is 2nd and has scored 16.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – William Homalon (Fort Hays State) won by major decision over Kyle Wilson (Baker) (Maj 19-7)
Champ. Round 2 – William Homalon (Fort Hays State) won by fall over Dominque Evans (NW Kansas Tech) (Fall 1:45)
Quarterfinal – William Homalon (Fort Hays State) won by fall over Spencer Rutherford (Central Oklahoma) (Fall 2:30)
Semifinal – William Homalon (Fort Hays State) won by decision over Zach Vesta (Barton CC) (Dec 9-8)
1st Place Match – Alex Butler (Missouri) won by decision over William Homalon (Fort Hays State) (Dec 12-6)

College 157 – Greg Tooley‘s place is unknown and has scored 5.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Greg Tooley (Fort Hays State) won by tech fall over Joshua Thomas (Baker) (TF 20-5)
Champ. Round 2 – Greg Tooley (Fort Hays State) won by tech fall over Shawn Beiriger (Western State) (TF 22-5)
Quarterfinal – Jeromy Davenport (Central Oklahoma) won by decision over Greg Tooley (Fort Hays State) (Dec 2-1)
Cons. Round 4 – Kristian Holguin-Mendez (NE Oklahoma A&M) won by fall over Greg Tooley (Fort Hays State) (Fall 2:37)

College 157 – Joey Dozier‘s place is unknown and has scored 7.50 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Joey Dozier (Fort Hays State) won by tech fall over Sterling Karr (Missouri Valley) (TF 15-0)
Champ. Round 2 – Joey Dozier (Fort Hays State) won by tech fall over Jose Chavez (CSU-Pueblo) (TF 18-3)
Quarterfinal – Dewey Krueger (Wyoming) won by fall over Joey Dozier (Fort Hays State) (Fall 2:44)
Cons. Round 4 – Joey Dozier (Fort Hays State) won by fall over Bubba Jaramillo (Nebraska-Kearney) (Fall 4:50)
Cons. Round 5 – Keegan McCormick (Missouri) won by fall over Joey Dozier (Fort Hays State) (Fall 2:26)

College 157 – Matt Ziegler‘s place is unknown and has scored 0.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Colby Crank (Unattached) won by tech fall over Matt Ziegler (Fort Hays State) (TF 24-9)
Cons. Round 1 – Sean Taborsky (Barton CC) won by fall over Matt Ziegler (Fort Hays State) (Fall 4:59)

College 157 – Bradley Little‘s place is unknown and has scored 6.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Bradley Little (Fort Hays State) won by fall over Corey Coombs (NW Kansas Tech) (Fall 0:49)
Champ. Round 2 – Bradley Little (Fort Hays State) won by tech fall over Jason Slaughter (Western State – Unattached) (TF 16-0)
Quarterfinal – Louis (Andy) Rico (Adams State – Unattached) won by fall over Bradley Little (Fort Hays State) (Fall 2:24)
Cons. Round 4 – Bradley Little (Fort Hays State) won by decision over Ryan Pellow (Western State) (Dec 8-3)
Cons. Round 5 – Kristian Holguin-Mendez (NE Oklahoma A&M) won by fall over Bradley Little (Fort Hays State) (Fall 6:46)

College 165 – Kregg Clarke‘s place is unknown and has scored 2.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Kregg Clarke (Fort Hays State) won by decision over Richie Miranda (Nebraska-Kearney) (Dec 6-4)
Champ. Round 2 – Lucas Lovvorn (Wyoming) won by decision over Kregg Clarke (Fort Hays State) (Dec 9-3)
Cons. Round 2 – Kregg Clarke (Fort Hays State) won by decision over Cole Kemna (Missouri Valley) (Dec 5-3)
Cons. Round 3 – Kregg Clarke (Fort Hays State) won by decision over Nathaniel McKimson (CSU-Pueblo) (Dec 3-1)
Cons. Round 4 – Noel Torres (Newman) won by major decision over Kregg Clarke (Fort Hays State) (Maj 15-5)

College 174 – Nathan Shipley‘s place is unknown and has scored 4.50 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Nathan Shipley (Fort Hays State) won by major decision over Jonathan Bowen (Barton CC) (Maj 18-6)
Champ. Round 2 – Brandon Supernaw (Western State) won by decision over Nathan Shipley (Fort Hays State) (Dec 8-4)
Cons. Round 2 – Nathan Shipley (Fort Hays State) won by fall over Brice Mason (NW Kansas Tech) (Fall 1:00)
Cons. Round 3 – Cody Carson (Unattached) won by decision over Nathan Shipley (Fort Hays State) (Dec 5-2)

College 174 – Dylan Wiesner‘s place is unknown and has scored 3.50 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Dylan Wiesner (Fort Hays State) won by tech fall over Darick Jones (Neosho County CC) (TF 16-0)
Champ. Round 2 – Dylan Wiesner (Fort Hays State) won by decision over Koery Windham (Adams State – Unattached) (Dec 9-3)
Quarterfinal – Mason Thompson (Central Oklahoma) won by decision over Dylan Wiesner (Fort Hays State) (Dec 12-7)
Cons. Round 4 – Saul Ortiz (NE Oklahoma A&M) won by major decision over Dylan Wiesner (Fort Hays State) (Maj 16-7)

College 174 – Ethan Dale‘s place is unknown and has scored 0.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Dylan Harmon (Central Oklahoma) won by decision over Ethan Dale (Fort Hays State) (Dec 5-2)
Cons. Round 1 – Ethan Dale (Fort Hays State) received a bye () (Bye)
Cons. Round 2 – Taylor Bergquist (Western State – Unattached) won by injury default over Ethan Dale (Fort Hays State) (Inj. 0:00)

College 174 – James Buckhanan‘s place is unknown and has scored 2.50 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – James Buckhanan (Fort Hays State) received a bye () (Bye)
Champ. Round 2 – Payne Hatter (Ouachita Baptist University) won by decision over James Buckhanan (Fort Hays State) (Dec 9-2)
Cons. Round 2 – James Buckhanan (Fort Hays State) won by fall over Cory Berry (Adams State – Unattached) (Fall 4:20)
Cons. Round 3 – Taylor Bergquist (Western State – Unattached) won by tech fall over James Buckhanan (Fort Hays State) (TF 18-1)

College 184 – Jon Inman‘s place is 1st and has scored 19.50 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Jon Inman (Fort Hays State) won by fall over Dakota Concepcion (Missouri Valley) (Fall 1:11)
Champ. Round 2 – Jon Inman (Fort Hays State) won by tech fall over Jake Woolson (NW Kansas Tech) (TF 17-2)
Quarterfinal – Jon Inman (Fort Hays State) won by major decision over Bryant Guillen (Baker) (Maj 10-2)
Semifinal – Jon Inman (Fort Hays State) won by major decision over Brock Warren (Central Oklahoma) (Maj 10-2)
1st Place Match – Jon Inman (Fort Hays State) won by decision over Jaden Olearnick (Western State) (Dec 9-2)

College 184 – Rakim Dean‘s place is 3rd and has scored 12.50 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Rakim Dean (Fort Hays State) won by tech fall over Tristan Ramberg (Labette CC) (TF 19-1)
Champ. Round 2 – Rakim Dean (Fort Hays State) won by decision over Trevor Whittaker (Bethany) (Dec 7-3)
Quarterfinal – Rakim Dean (Fort Hays State) won by injury default over Joshua Ortiz (Baker) (Inj. 0:00)
Semifinal – Jaden Olearnick (Western State) won by major decision over Rakim Dean (Fort Hays State) (Maj 10-2)
Cons. Semi – Rakim Dean (Fort Hays State) won by tech fall over Bryant Guillen (Baker) (TF 17-1)
3rd Place Match – Rakim Dean (Fort Hays State) won by decision over Brock Warren (Central Oklahoma) (Dec 5-1)

College 184 – Micquille Robinson‘s place is unknown and has scored 0.50 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Micquille Robinson (Fort Hays State) received a bye () (Bye)
Champ. Round 2 – Steven Allen (Wyoming) won by decision over Micquille Robinson (Fort Hays State) (Dec 5-2)
Cons. Round 2 – Micquille Robinson (Fort Hays State) won by decision over Bo Brown (Colby CC) (Dec 11-5)
Cons. Round 3 – Tim Johnson (Barton CC) won by decision over Micquille Robinson (Fort Hays State) (Dec 4-3)

College 184 – Jordan Davis‘s place is unknown and has scored 2.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Jordan Davis (Fort Hays State) received a bye () (Bye)
Champ. Round 2 – Jordan Davis (Fort Hays State) won by decision over Steven Ullman (CSU-Pueblo) (Dec 10-8)
Quarterfinal – Jaden Olearnick (Western State) won in overtime over Jordan Davis (Fort Hays State) (OT 2-1)
Cons. Round 4 – Richard Bencomo (Adams State) won by major decision over Jordan Davis (Fort Hays State) (Maj 16-8)

College 197 – Cash Drylie‘s place is unknown and has scored 1.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Donavan Fouchy (Missouri Valley) won by fall over Cash Drylie (Fort Hays State) (Fall 4:59)
Cons. Round 1 – Cash Drylie (Fort Hays State) received a bye () (Bye)
Cons. Round 2 – Cash Drylie (Fort Hays State) won by decision over Augustine DeSantis (CSU-Pueblo) (Dec 8-7)
Cons. Round 3 – Nate Shaw (Wyoming) won by decision over Cash Drylie (Fort Hays State) (Dec 8-6)

College 197 – Christian Lance‘s place is unknown and has scored 3.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Christian Lance (Fort Hays State) won by decision over Kyler Atwood (Baker) (Dec 5-4)
Champ. Round 2 – Christian Lance (Fort Hays State) won by major decision over Zac Strother (Barton CC) (Maj 13-4)
Quarterfinal – Matt Wagner (Air Force Prep) won by decision over Christian Lance (Fort Hays State) (Dec 5-2)
Cons. Round 4 – Benjamin Laures (Oklahoma State) won by fall over Christian Lance (Fort Hays State) (Fall 2:25)

College 285 – Aj Cooper’s place is unknown and has scored 1.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Patrick Grayson (Nebraska) won by tech fall over Aj Cooper (Fort Hays State) (TF 20-4)
Cons. Round 1 – Aj Cooper (Fort Hays State) received a bye () (Bye)
Cons. Round 2 – Aj Cooper (Fort Hays State) won by decision over Torrey Reinhart (NW Kansas Tech) (Dec 11-6)
Cons. Round 3 – Zell Beiberle (Colby CC) won by decision over Aj Cooper (Fort Hays State) (Dec 8-4)

College 285 – Dakota Gulley‘s place is unknown and has scored 0.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Dakota Gulley (Fort Hays State) received a bye () (Bye)
Champ. Round 2 – Gabi Musallam (Missouri Valley) won by decision over Dakota Gulley (Fort Hays State) (Dec 13-9)
Cons. Round 2 – Wess Bowman (NE Oklahoma A&M) won by decision over Dakota Gulley (Fort Hays State) (Dec 6-5)

College 285 – Justin Scott‘s place is unknown and has scored 8.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Justin Scott (Fort Hays State) won by fall over Tyler Smith (Bethany) (Fall 1:12)
Champ. Round 2 – Justin Scott (Fort Hays State) won by major decision over Torrey Reinhart (NW Kansas Tech) (Maj 12-2)
Quarterfinal – Justin Scott (Fort Hays State) won by fall over Aaron Clayton (Ouachita Baptist University) (Fall 2:15)
Semifinal – Collin Jensen (Nebraska) won by fall over Justin Scott (Fort Hays State) (Fall 1:36)
Cons. Semi – Tuli Laulu (Adams State) won by decision over Justin Scott (Fort Hays State) (Dec 3-1)

College 285 – Zach Kearney‘s place is unknown and has scored 1.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Collin Jensen (Nebraska) won by fall over Zach Kearney (Fort Hays State) (Fall 0:50)
Cons. Round 1 – Zach Kearney (Fort Hays State) received a bye () (Bye)
Cons. Round 2 – Zach Kearney (Fort Hays State) won by decision over Andy Armstrong (Western State) (Dec 5-3)
Cons. Round 3 – Wess Bowman (NE Oklahoma A&M) won by decision over Zach Kearney (Fort Hays State) (Dec 7-2)

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