Badgers win districts, 12 to state
February 17, 2013
Bonners Ferry High School sent 18 wresters to
fight in the Idaho District I-II Wrestling
Tourney held this weekend in Lakeland; six took
championships and led the Badgers to a 1.5-point
win over Timberlake to claim the District title.
A dozen Badgers will travel to the state
tournament, to be held in the Holt Arena on the
Idaho State University campus, Pocatello,
Bonners Ferry earned 215.5 points to win,
Timberlake 214, Priest River 172 and Kellogg
One of them, senior Blaine Invernon, fighting at
138, has the chance to do something only one
other Badger in school history, Adam Hall, has
done; claim three Idaho State high school
wrestling titles, having won his freshman and
He won the championship at districts by forfeit.
Also winning Badger championships were junior
Anthony Skeen, 152, defeating Timberlake's Tyler
Badertscher with a pin at 2:51; and junior Quinn
Cummings, 160, who pinned Kellogg's Tucker Day
Badgers swept the upper weight divisions to
claim the title, with senior Carmen Krichbaum.
195, pinning Gabe Bellah, Priest River,
35-seconds in; and senior William Gaspar
repeating the feat at 220 with a 35-second pin
over Priest River's Tristin Hudson. Two Badgers,
senior Morris McAllister and junior Jon Gaspar
fought for the 285 title; McAllister came out on
top with a pin at six minutes.
Also making it to the championship round for the
Badgers was senior Aaron Smith, 98, who fell to
Timberlake's Ryan Starr in a 7-5 decision.
In the consolation round, freshman Jaeger
Schnuerle, 113, pinned Priest River's Brad
Schaper at 1:39; sophomore Chase Erickson,120,
pinned Addison Janshen, Timberlake, at 2:27;
junior Parker Davis, 145, beat Timberlake's
Tristan Roth, 7-3; and senior Josh Miller, 152,
beat Lane Stevens, Timberlake, 7-5.
Falling out in the consolation round were senior
Tyson Boorman, 138, who fell by pin to Bradley
Erickson, Timberlake, at 4:09; and Travis Beck,
170, who fell to Kellogg's Davin Wadsworth by
pin at 2:56.
Representing the Bonners Ferry Badgers at state
will be: 98 Aaron Smith; 113 Jaeger Schnuerle;
120 Chase Erickson; 138 Blaine Invernon; 145
Parker Davis; 152 Anthony Skeen and Josh Miller;
160 Quinn Cummings; 195 Carman Krichbaum; 220
William Gaspar; 285 Morris McAllister and
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