Eagles News · Eaton Wrestling Wins 50th Annual Sam Ridder Invitational


The Eaton High School Wrestling team continued their second half surge over the weekend as they captured the Eaton Sam Ridder Invitational held at Eaton High School on January 24 and 25, 2020.

In an event that featured 20 schools, the Eagles battled back on the second day of the tournament to climb atop the leader board with a total team score of 143 as they bested second place Jonathan Alder for the title. Alder finished with a score of 142 while Valley View High School finished in third place with 136.5 points.

Individually, Eaton Seniors Ke’Anthony Bales (152lbs.) and Zac Schmidt (160lbs.) took home First Place medals for their weight class.

Senior Logan Chapin took second place honors in the 170 lbs. weight class while junior Owen Hewitt grabbed third place in the 138 lbs. division.

Additionally, senior Holden Sittloh (195) and freshmen Trenton Dungan (132) finished in 4th place.

More information, results and brackets from the 2020 Eaton Sam Ridder Invitational can be found on Baumspage: https://www.baumspage.com/wr/eaton/2019/2020%20Results.htm