LaCompte leads Stanley County in third place finish

FORT PIERRE – A dominating day by Cody LaCompte was the highlight of the 2011 Stanley County Invitational Saturday in Fort Pierre.

LaCompte made quick work of his competition in his 182-pound weight class to improve his record on the season to 6-0. LaCompte quickly scored pin fall victories in a matter of seconds to earn the title.

LaCompte’s championship performance contributed to a third place finish for Stanley County. Stanley County only finished behind Spearfish and Gregory.

Stanley County’s third place effort was not only earned by LaCompte’s performance, the Buffaloes had four other wrestlers place in the top three.

Eighth-grader Daniel Slama finished third at the 106-pound weight class, Michael Scott finished third at 132 and Chantry Norman finished third in the 160-pound bracket. Stanley County also got a third-place performance from Herman Fennell at 145-pounds.

The Buffaloes will look to continue their strong start Saturday when they compete in the Gregory Invitational. The Gregory Invitational begins at 9:00 a.m.

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