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Bad Dogs cash in at Vegas Tournament

Team finishes third overall

Ben Bulkeley

Bad Dogs wrestler Shandon Hadley, top, tries to break free during a match at the Palisade Little Dawgs Tournament. Hadley and 24 other Bad Dogs traveled to Las Vegas on Jan. 16, where the team finished third.

Despite having only 30 wrestlers, the Craig Bad Dogs fared well Jan. 16 in a Las Vegas invitational tournament.

The youth wrestling squad claimed third place out of 25 teams.

The team finished with four overall champions, seven second-place finishes, three third-place finishes, five fourth-place finishes, three fifth-place finishes and one sixth-place finish.

Luke Pleasant, Deven MosĀ­man, Mikey Bingham and Issik Herod all claimed first place, while Kaden Hixson, Jake Shelton, Ethan Powers, Cody Pleasant, Mikinzie Klimper, TJ Shelton and Shandon Hadley all picked up second-place finishes.

Cody Baker, Daniel Caddy and Mathew Moschetti all finished third, while Isiah Herod, Greg Hixson, Colton Hall, Thomas Baker and Chase Rule all had fourth-place finishes.

In fifth-place were Bad Dogs grapplers Dagan White, Drew Rothermund and Spencer Brown. Chris Moschetti took sixth-place.

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Dagan White and Shandon Hadley also picked up outstanding wrestler trophies for the number of pins each had in his division.

White and Cody Baker each received recognition for having the fastest pin award in their weight divisions.

Next up for the Bad Dogs will be the Friday and Saturday Beehive Brawl Nationals in Richfield, Utah.

Last year, the team finished third overall at the Beehive.

Ben Bulkeley can be reached at 875-1795 or

Bad Dogs tournament results

Craig Bad Dogs youth wrestling results from the Jan. 16 Las Vegas invitational tournament:

Name / Place

Luke Pleasant / 1st

Deven Mosman / 1st

Mikey Bingham / 1st

Issik Herod / 1st

Kaden Hixson / 2nd

Jake Shelton / 2nd

Ethan Powers / 2nd

Cody Pleasant / 2nd

Mikinzie Klimper / 2nd

TJ Shelton / 2nd

Shandon Hadley / 2nd

Cody Baker / 3rd

Daniel Caddy / 3rd

Mathew Moschetti / 3rd

Isiah Herod / 4th

Greg Hixson / 4th

Colton Hall / 4th

Thomas Baker / 4th

Chase Rule / 4th

Dagan White / 5th

Drew Rothermund / 5th

Spencer Brown / 5th

Chris Moschetti / 6th

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