RICHFIELD, Utah — Millard and North Sevier High Schools won their repective divisions at the 2A divisional wrestling tournament at the Sevier Valley Center. Millard scored 340.5 points in division A while North Sevier scored 336 points in division B.

The sixteen 2A schools who compete in wrestling are divided into two divisions to secure seating for the upcoming state tournament. Millard crowned eight divisional champions while North Sevier crowned six during the competitions on Friday and Saturday.

106-pounder Kyle Robison of Millard was named most outstanding wrestler in the lower-weight classes of division A while 220-pounder Landon Carter of Manti was named most outstanding wrestler in the upper-weight classes of division A. Brendon Sorenson of North Sevier was named most outstanding wrestler in the lower-weight classes of division B. Emery's Chet Funk was named most outstanding wrestler in the upper-weight classes of division B.

Millard coach Blake Turner was pleased with the team's preformance. "We are looking forward to state and have some things to work on, but I knew this would be a tough tournament," he said.

Coach Barry Smith of North Sevier was happy for the wrestlers from North Sevier. "We wrestled well and know it will be a three-way battle at state, with Millard, Beaver and us," he said.

North Sevier's Brendon Sorenson was named outstanding wrestler in division B. "Last time I wrestled Craggs from South Summit, I won by one point in overtime. This match was great because I rolled through the head lock, and then went to the half and was able to pin him."

The wrestling teams are now preparing for the state tournament to be held next weekend in Orem.

Team scores are as follows:

Division A

1. 340.5, Millard

2. 277.0, Beaver

3. 224.0, Manti

4. 197.5, South Sevier

5. 157.0, Grand County

6. 104.5, North Summit

7. 75.0, Parowan

8. 67.0, American Leadership

Division B

1. 336.0, North Sevier

2. 231.0, Enterprise

3. 204.5, Richfield

4. 194.0, South Summit

5. 181.5, Emery

6. 157.0, Gunnison

7. 124.0, San Juan

8. 112.5 ,Kanab

Weight class champions

Divison A

106-Kyle Robison, Millard

113-Nick Sorensen, Millard

120-Chase Kelly, Millard

126-Brenden Turner, Millard

132-Jacob Francis, Grand County

138-Dixon Richins, North Summit

145-Dominic Schulte, North Summit

152-Keith Kessler, Millard

160-Gordon Whitaker ,Millard

170-Jordan Anderson, Millard

182-DonE Fullmer, Millard

195-Joey Leavitt, South Sevier

220-Landon Carter, Manti

285-Edgar Gomez, Grand County

Division B

106-Skyler Bogh, Gunnison

113-Devin Morrison, Richfield

120-Bryce Jackman, North Sevier

126-McKay DeGering, South Summit

132-Brenden Sorenson, North Sevier

138-Cory Johnson, North Sevier

145-Jeff McCormick, South Summit

152-Antonio Alverez, Enterprise

160-Connor Crandall, South Summit

170-Chet Funk, Emery

182-Dakota Sorenson, North Sevier

195-Colin Lyman, North Sevier

220-Jesse Durrant, North Sevier

285-Kyle Thomas, Richfield

Clint Johnson is a cattle rancher in Southern Utah, member of the Sevier School District Board of Education and father of three. He can be reached at clintjohnson18@yahoo.com.