Pierre Govs edges pass Stevens Raiders for fourth state wrestling title

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RAPID CITY, S.D. (KEVN) - The Pierre T.F. Riggs Governors are once again the Class A State wrestling champs.

Rapid City Stevens was close, but fell short by 1.5 points. Pierre scored 159 for team points while the Raiders scored 157.5. Sturgis racked in a total of 113.5 points and Rapid City Central scored 109.5.

For Class B , Canton was the heavy favorites and lived up to expectations taking the state title with a total of 165.0 points. Winner came in second with 111.5, Howard placed third 96.5, and Philip finished in fourth with 96.5

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Sturgis finished in third and Rapid City Central finished in fourth.

Quick recap from Saturday night

- At 132 pounds...William Turman of Pierre looked to keep rolling as he took on Rapid City's Spencer Stockman, they both get reversals, but it's Truman winning the title 4-2.

- At 220 pounds, Sturgis Joel Carpenter had the lead, but Vermillion's Brody Surrell battles back and gets the second-round pin!

For Class B

- At 160- pounds where Gannon Martinmaas of Faulkton Area is trying to break free from Canton's Shaeden Scheidt, but he can't and it's Scheidt getting the 3--point near fall and advancing with a 9-0 decision....

- At 106, Cantons Braden Sehr gets two points and wins in a tiebreaker over Winner's Kaiden Keiser. And Sehr is pumped up after winning a state title.
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