Chester hosts successful wrestling tourney

The Chester High School wrestling program hosted its 46th annual Chester Invitational at Lassen College that featured 23 teams from across the state the past weekend.

Red Bluff High School won the tournament, while Chester tied for seventh place with 99 points.

The Quincy wrestling team placed 13th overall with 62 points.

Individually, 106-pound freshman Bonner Montgomery placed third in his weight class, while 145-pound freshman Colton Dreith won his weight class.

Matthew Brooks placed third in the 195-pound weight class and 220-pound junior Tony Rogers won first place and received the outstanding heavyweight award.

“For the first tournament of the year, the team wrestled very well,” said Chester coach Tom Rogers. “ I am excited to see what the rest of the season brings.”