Burwick Tops ND Pound For Pound; All Class Power Poll Released


Ryan Ripplinger is second in the overall NDwrestle Pound for Pound Rankings.  Image Courtesy Misti Boese

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Overall Pound For Pound

1. Kyle Burwick SR 126 (Hettinger-Scranton):  Class B G.O.A.T. Headed to Wisconson.  Not much more to say.

2.  Ryan Ripplinger SR 138 (Bismarck):  NDSU Commit.  3X A Champion.  Lone loss 8-5 to nationally ranked Dominic Serano of Colorado.

3.  Matt Kaylor SR 195 (Legacy):  2X Champ and ranked in the top 20 in the nation.  Headed to Mary next fall.

4.  Reece Barnhardt SO 120 (St. Mary’s Central)  State champion as a freshman at 113 and currently undefeated at 120.  Rumble Champion.  Majored a 2X South Dakota state champion at the Lions, and then teched him the next week for good measure.

5.  Garrett Jangula JR 170 (Napoleon):  Undefeated Rotary champion.  2X state champion.

6.  Chase Dockter SR 285 (Bismarck):  Totally dominant against North Dakota competition this season.  State champion at 220 last year and finalist the season before.  Lone loss to #3 ranked nationally Nash Hutmacher.

7.  Drew Steidler JR 132 (St. Mary’s Central):  3X State finalist with two finals losses to #2 Ripplinger.  Losses this season to Minnesota #1s Justin Stauffacher and Trayton Anderson.  Has scored a major or better against every ND 132 he has wrestled

8.  Mark Hastings SR 182 (Hillsboro/CV): State champion. Two losses to top three Minnesotans.

9.  Jordan Sours SO 152 (Lisbon):  State Champion.  No losses (throw out inj. default).  Bonus points in every match this season.

10.  Chauncey Dittus SR 145 (New Salem):  State champion.  2X runner-up. Rumble Runner-up.  Lone loss to MN #2 Sebas Swiggum.

Honorable Mention (IN NO PARTICULAR ORDER)

Nathan Weigel SR 160 (Napoleon)

Clay Radenz SO 126 (Century)

Laken Boese  SR 126 (Bismarck)

Tayt Wolding  SR 126 (New Salem)

Coy Spooner JR 195 (Des Lacs-Burlington)

Kelby Armstrong JR 113 (Minot)

Cade Pederson (West Fargo)

Jacob Boehm (Mandan)

All Class Power Poll


  1.  Boeden Greenley (Lisbon)
  2. Christian Tanefeu (Bismarck)
  3. Aden Braun (Jamestown)
  4. Jacob Ersland (Centiry)


  1.  Kelby Arnstrong (Minot)
  2. Wilfried Tanefeu (Bismarck)
  3. Hayden Johnsrud (Century)
  4. Gunnar Mogen (Velva)


  1.  Reece Barnhardt (Bismarck St. Mary’s)
  2. Clay Gerhardt (New Salem/Almont)
  3. Carter Schmitz (Kindred)
  4. Brock Fettig (Bismarck)


  1. Kyle Burwick (Hettinger/Scranton)
  2. Clay Radenz (Century)
  3. Laken Boese (Bismarck)
  4. Ethan Bowman (Jamestown)


  1.  Drew Steidler (Bismarck St. Mary’s)
  2. Tayt Wolding (New Salem/Almont)
  3. Coy Awender (Oakes)
  4. Andrew Volk (Central Cass)


  1.  Ryan Ripplinger (Bismarck)
  2. Riley Zachmeier (Rugby)
  3.  Lucas Geiszler (Carrington)
  4. Parker Larson (Valley City)


  1.  Chauncey Dittus (New Salem/Almont)
  2.  Trevon McClaanahan (Minot)
  3. William Kleinknecht (Mandan)
  4. Mark Jochim (South Border)


  1.  Jordan Sours (Lisbon)
  2.  Ethan Fleck (Mandan)
  3. Raif Horswill (Williston)
  4. Brandt Kringlie (Bismarck)


  1. Nathan Weigel (Napoleon)
  2. Jake Herr (South Border)
  3. Kolten Reisenauer (Mandan)
  4. Chase Gross (Central Cass)


  1.  Garrett Jangula (Napoleon)
  2. Clayton Mattern (Bowman County/Beach)
  3. Jaden Mairs (Davies)
  4. Will Rohrich (Central)


  1. Mark Hastings (Hillsboro/CV)
  2. Cade Pederson (West Fargo)
  3. Isaiah Huus (New Salem/Almont)
  4. Corbin Okeson (Bishop Ryan)


  1.  Matt Kaylor (Legacy)
  2. Coy Spooner (Des Lacs/Burlington)
  3. Bailey Lawson (Harvey/Wells County)
  4. Peyton Grunfelder (Napoleon)


  1.  Jacob Boehm (Mandan)
  2. Beau Jeffers (Bowman County/Beach)
  3. Cade Merrigan (Central Cass)
  4. Sam Rieger (Lisbon)


  1.  Chase Dockter (Bismarck)
  2. Jaden Oestern (Valley City)
  3. Riley Molter (South Border)
  4. Ben Shearer (Lisbon)

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