Anthony Ingram wins Live Oak's sole title of the evening
LHSAA State Wrestling Tournament
Division II, 220 Pounds
May 12th, 2017 | Written by: Editor

Early Championship Rounds Quarterfinals Semifinals Consolation Rounds 3rd and 5th Finals

Top-seeded Anthony Ingram of Live Oak scores via a cradle against second-seeded Brett Dingler of Belle Chasse en route to a fall in 3:05.

Top seeded Anthony Ingram of Live Oak won the Brusly 8 and placed second in the Spartan Invitational (at 285 lbs.), the Louisiana Classic and in the Greater Baton Rouge Championships.  He was 24-4 and his losses came from Division I's David Hudson of Lafayette (in the Spartan Invitational at 285 lbs.), Darian Mitchell of Barbe in the Louisiana Classic finals, Zachary's Wesley Brady (whom Ingram defeated earlier twice) in the GBRs and to Jordan Campbell of East Ascension.  He had no losses to Division II or Division III opponents.  Ingram used falls in 0:34, 1:24 and 0:51 to reach the finals.

Dingler was 23-6 prior to the state championships.  He won the Trygg Memorial and the Bruin Invitational, while placing third at the Jefferson Invitational.  Dingler reached the finals with falls of 0:23, 1:38 and 3:07 to make the finals.

Ingram and Dingler met twice during the regular season.  Ingram the first meeting with a fall in 2:31 at the Louisiana Classic.  Later, in a dual meet with Live Oak, Ingram pinned Dingler in 3:30.  Their finals match followed suit as Ingram pinned Dingler in 3:05 to win his first state championship to go with his 4th-place medal from the 2016 state championships.

1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th
Anthony Ingram Brett Dingler Craig Levet Kanyn Barton Christopher Norris Salvador Rangel
Live Oak Belle Chasse Teurlings Catholic Sam Houston North Desoto Northside
#1 Seed #2 Seed #3 Seed 5th Seed 4th Seed Unseeded
Junior Senior Senior Sam Houston Freshman Senior

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Early Championship Rounds

Round 2: Charlie DeMocker (RUM) defeated #7 Christia Svenden (RAY) via a 13-5 Major Decision.

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#1 Anthony Ingram (LO) pinned Roberto Rivero (GK) in 0:34.
#5 Kanyn Barton (SH) defeated Kevin Bonapart (BOS) 9-6.
#3 Craig Levet (TC) pinned Charlie DeMocker (RUM) in 2:30.
#2 Brett Dingler (BC) pinned #7 Edward Del Rio (PR) in 1:38.

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#1 Anthony Ingram (LO) pinned #5 Kanyn Barton (SH) in 0:51.
#2 Brett Dingler (BC) pinned #3 Craig Levet (TC) in 3:07.

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Championship Consolation Rounds

#3 Craig Levet (TC) defeated #5 Kanyn Barton (SH) 5-1 to place 3rd.
#4 Christopher Norris (ND) pinned Salvador Rangel (NS) in 2:41.

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#1 Anthony Ingram of Live Oak pinned #2 Brett Dingler of Belle Chase in 3:05.

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