Central Minnesota Mat Rats Late December/Early January Report (26th Annual)
by Roger Mischke
By Roger Mischke November 2019 Coaches, please keep me informed of your team’s success throughout the season. With each edition, I would like to share their success in The Central MN Report. Please send relevant information for Class A individual and team ratings as well. I will also report your results to The Guillotine results page email@example.com If possible you can also text or email a photo of your score book pages after your duals. If you want to text; I will give individuals my cell phone number. If you are using Track Wrestling, could you please add me to your mailing list. Thanks, The Mat Rat Roger Mischke
ST. MICHAEL-ALBERTVILLE KNIGHTS
The Knights defeated Section foe Eden Prairie 73-6. They had a great team performance with three big wins to earn the championship at the Stillwater “Pony” duals. They defeated Mahtomedi 61-13 and Hudson, Wisconsin 55-18. In the championship they defeated the No. 2AAA ranked Stillwater Ponies 45-18. Landon Robineau, Isaiah Misna, Cole Becker, Carl Leuer, Wyatt Lidberg and Luke Browning all went 3-0, Parker Janssen went 2-0 and Jed Wester, Travis Smith and Jonah Hayes went 2-1 at the Pony duals.
The Cardinals defeated their Section 8AAA and Central Lakes Conference rivals Sauk Rapids-Rice 51-18. The Cardinals went 2-1 at the St. Cloud Tech “Kiffmeyer” Duals. They had a big win over Lakeville South 49-25 and AAA Lean and Mean Hastings 38-25 to earn third place. They were defeated by the No. 4AAA ranked New Prague 48-21 in the semifinals. Josh Miley and Ethan Roux both went 3-0 and Conlan Carlson, Evan Ciriaco-Maves, Steve Cruze, Caden Carlson, Jonas Anez, Kaden Streed and Mason Swanson all went 2-1 at the Kiffmeyer duals. The Cardinals defeated a pair of Central Lakes Conference rivals at the home triangular. They defeated Section 8AAA rival Sartell-St. Stephen 64-6 and Fergus Falls 65-10. Conlan Carlson, Ivan Cirluco-Maves, Steven Cruze, Caden Carlson, Josh Miley, Jonas Anez, Ethan Roux and Kaden Streed all went 2-0 at the triangular.
The Lumberjacks defeated Section 8AAA rivals Sartell-St. Stephen 45-19 and DGF 65-6. Brody Castonguay, Joe Hudson, Colton Hinrichs, Justin Nelson, Caleb Bahr and Chase Smith all went 2-0 at the triangular. The Lumberjacks had a good team performance as they went 5-1 at the “Rick Lee” Duals to earn second place. They defeated AAA Cambridge-Isanti 63-12, AA Pierz 67-9, AAA Lean and Mean Waconia 36-24, AA Lean and Mean Thief River Falls 48-27 and AA Big Lake 48-22. They were defeated by the No. 1A ranked LPBE/Browerville in the championship 42-18. Chase Smith went 6-0, Caleb Bahr, Dane Jorgenson and Colton Hinrichs all went 5-1. Seth Sisneros and Joe Hudson both went 4-2, Darren Roth went 4-1, Nate Schwinghammer went 3-1, Clay Olsen and Thade Osborn both went 2-2 and Justin Nelson went 3-3 at the Rick Lee duals. The Lumberjacks defeated a pair of Class A rating teams: Frazee 52-19 and Badger/Greenbush-Middle River 42-25. Brody Costonguay, Joe Hudson, Dane Jorgensen and Clay Olson all went 2-0 at their triangular.
ST. CLOUD TECH TIGERS
The Tigers had two big Central Lakes Conference wins at their triangular; they defeated Rocori 46-24 and Alexandria 46-23. Andy Johnson, Logan Hanson, Taylor Hugg, Hunter Haupert and Aaron Voigt all went 2-0 at the triangular. The Tigers went 2-1 at the Kiffmeyer duals with big wins over Apple Valley 47-25 and cross town rivals Sauk Rapids-Rice Storm 48-28. They dropped their quarterfinal dual to No. 5AA ranked Foley 30-27. Jaxon Kenning, NIck Hamak, Taylor Hugg and Hunter Haupert all went 3-0, Aaron Voigt went 2-0 and Aidan Orth, Andy Johnson and Jack Latterell all went 2-1 at the Kiffmeyer. Special Note: Taylor Hugg 182 Pounds Won his 100th Career Match. The Tigers defeated their cross town rivals; Section 8AAA and Central Lakes Conference Sauk Rapids-Rice 45-18.
The Warriors defeated Central Lakes Conference foe Fergus Falls 57-12. The Warriors went 3-3 at the Bemidji “Rick Lee” Duals. They defeated No. 6A ranked Badger/Greenbush-Middle River 41-30, No. 9A ranked Frazee 43-27 and AA Pierz 46-23. They were defeated by No. 12AA ranked Detroit Lakes 39-28, Class A Lean and Mean United North Central 42-34 and AA Big Lake 46-27. Atlie Danielson and Gabe Wagner both went 6-0, Kyle Eschenbacher went 5-1, Blake Wgeishofski and Cole Larkin both went 4-2, Jadon Petrie and Forrest Gibson both went 3-3 and Cade Barrett went 2-1 at the Rick Lee duals. The Warriors defeated two foes at the Rocori triangular. They defeated Central Lakes Conference rival Rocori 51-18 and KMS 40-34. Isaiah Jillson, Kyle Eschenbacher, Gabe Wagner, Jaden Petrie, Forrest Gibson and Cade Barrett all went 2-0 at the Rocori triangular.
CAMBRIDGE-ISANTI BLUE JACKETS
The Blue Jackets defeated Pierz 42-39 and they were defeated by AAA Lean and Mean Bemidji 63-12, AAA Lean and Mean Waconia 55-19, Class A Lean and Mean Kenyon-Wanamingo 46-24, Class A Lean and Mean Ottertail Central 4-26 and Class A Lean and Mean United North Central 48-25 at the Rick Duals in Bemidji. Leo Edblad went 6-0,Logan Lindquist went 5-1, Romeo Nordquist went 4-2 and Carter Wothe and Devan Jones both wen 3-3 at the Rick Lee Duals.
SARTELL-ST. STEPHEN SABRES
The Sabres split duals at the Bemidji “Lumberjack” triangular; they defeated AA Dilworth-Glendon-Felton 48-30 and they were defeated by AAA Lean and Mean Section 8AAA rivals Bemidji 45-19. Spencer Johnson, Andy Heckman, Dutch Nordby, Sam Fernholz and Jack Engle all went 2-0 at the triangular. The Sabres had a very good tournament performance with 189.5 points and seventeen place winners to earn second place a the Paynesville “Bulldog” tournament. Ashton Lipinski, Jack Engle, Sam Fernholz and Dutch Nordby all earned championships. Spencer Johnson, Andy Heckman and Ayden Frauenholtz all earned second. Kade Hendrickson, Dylan Joyce, Austin Frauenholtz and Logan Rodebush all earned fourth place. Zach Rudolph, William Budge, Dagan LaSart and Aidan Toivola all earned fifth place. Dylan Welle and Brett Thayer both took sixth place.
The Sabres split a pair of Central Lakes Conference duals at the Willmar triangular. They defeated Fergus Falls 74-6 and the were defeated by AAA Lean and Mean Willmar 64-6. Ashton Lipinski and Willam Budge both went 2-0 at the triangular.
SAUK RAPIDS-RICE STORM
The Storm were defeated by AAA Lean and Mean, Section 8AAA and Central Lakes Conference rival Willmar 51-18. The Storm went 1-2 at the Kiffmeyer duals with a big win over Lakeville South 37-36. They dropped duals to No. 4AAA ranked New Prague 62-12 and to cross town rival Conference and Section rivals St. Cloud Tech 46-28. Hunter Farnick went 3-0, Alex Diederich, Sawyer Simmons and Jared Spohn all went 2-1 at the Kiffmeyers. The Storm were defeated by their cross-town rivals, Section 8AAA and Central Lakes Conference rivals St. Cloud Tech 45-18. Special Note: Jared Spohn 126 Pounds 12th Grade Won His 150th Career Match.
The Royals defeated a pair of teams at the Delano triangular, they beat Delano 60-22 and Orono 41-34. Max Ricks, Cole Jordan, Chris Dieh, Ty Cassidy, Sam Essendrup, Marshall Packer and Evan Braesch all went 2-0 at the triangular. The Royals earned ninth place with 75 points and six place winners at the Elk River “Elks” Tournament. Max Ricks and Evan Braesch both earned third place and Sam Essendrup, Tom Gilmore and Jason Anderson all earned fourth place and Ross Meskimen earned fifth place. The Royals were defeated by Northwest Suburban Conference foe Park Center 42-24 and their conference rivals the Elk River Elks 52-24.
LITTLE FALLS FLYERS
The Flyers split their duals at the LPGE/Browerville triangular; they defeated Aitkin 39-34 and they dropped one to the No. 1A ranked LPGE/Browerville 58-21. Gabe Nagel, Calvin Sherwood and Simon Pantzke all went 2-0 at the triangular. The Flyers defeated their rivals AA Pierz 40-30 in a good dual. The Flyers earned sixth place at the Minnewaska “Lakers” Tournament with 96 points and eight place winners. Gabe Nagel earned their lone championship and Austin Litke earned second place. Peyton Carl earned third place, Aiden St.Unge earned fourth place, Ryan Kloecki earned fifth place and Simon Pantzke, Joey Wilczek and Calvin Sherwood all took sixth place. The Flyers split a pair of Granite Ridge Conference duals; they defeated Pierz 40-30 and they lost to Mora 45-34.
ELK RIVER ELKS
The Elks dropped a dual to North Suburban Conference foe Osseo 42-29. They earned eighth place with 84.5 points and six place winners at their invitational. Colton Pool and Seth Hopkins both earned championships and Hunter Larson earned third place. Carter Galonte and Gavin Hilyar both earned fifth place and Colton Strain took sixth place. They were defeated by conference rivals Rogers 52-24.
ST. FRANCIS SAINTS
The Saints went 2-1 with big wins over Roseville 72-6 and Centennial 56-12. They were defeated by South St. Paul 42-34. Grant Woodruff, Joey Lipinski, Tate Skogquist and Zach Bonte all went 3-0 and Kyle Halstensen, Tanner Skogquist, Ken Hollenbeck and Tony Gerlach all went 2-1 at the triangular.
The Spuds defeated cross-town rivals West Fargo 42-27. The Spuds had three place winners at the thirty team field of teams at the Bismarck Rotary. Ryan Luthi earned fifth place, Hayden Netland earned seventh place and Jack Newcomb took eighth place.
The No. 5AA ranked Falcons won five duals during the week, they went 3-0 at the Zimmerman Thunder” quadrangular. They defeated Granite Ridge Conference foe Zimmerman 50-21, AA Lean and Mean Watertown-Mayer 46-23 and Rockford 71-0. Daniel Halvorson, Connor Thorsten and Hunter Gorecki all went 3-0, Alex Jennissen, Sutherlin Schmit and Levi Henry all went 2-1 and Greg Miller and Elijah Novak both went 2-0. The Falcons earned second place at the St. Cloud Tech “Kiffmeyer” Duals with big wins over St. Cloud Tech 30-27 and AAA Lean and Mean Hastings 43-28. They were defeated by the No. 4AAA ranked New Prague 56-18 in the championship. Connor Thorsten went 3-0 (160), Logan Thorsten (145) went 2-0 and Isaiah Fitch (152), Sutherlin Schmit (182) and Elijah Novack (285) all went 2-1. The Falcons were without several of the starting wrestlers for the Kiffmeyer duals. Special Note: Connor Thorsten 160 Pounds Won his 100th Career Match. The Falcons defeated three foes at their quadrangular, they defeated Class 7A ranked Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale/Parkers Praire 47-19, Aitkin 53-18 and the Pierz Pioneers 52-18. Logan Thorsten (145/152), Isiah Fitch (170) and Hunter Gorecki (195) all went 3-0, Sutherlin Schmit (170/182) went 2-1 and Levi Jacobson (113/120), Cole Rudnitski (132), Connor Thorsten (170) and Greg Miller (220) all went 2-0.
The No. 7AA ranked Bulldogs defeated Section 6AA Lean and Mean Delano 59-15 and AA Lean and Mean Mora 52-18 at their triangular. Kaden Rish, Ethan Duncombe, Ethan Anderson, Jake Nelson, Lukas Paulson, Adam Jurek, Kylen Rish and Caden Dewall all went 2-0 at their triangular. The Bulldogs won two duals at their home triangular; they defeated two Mississippi 8 Conference rivals; St. Francis 50-17 and North Branch 65-9. Ethan Anderson, Jake Nelson, Adam Jurek, Brayden Weber, Kylen Rish, Caden Dewall and Reid Kraus all went 2-0 at their triangular.
The Coop defeated a pair of Wright County Conference foes; New London-Spicer 58-15 and Section 2AA rival Glencoe-Silver Lake 70-3. Gabe Nelson, Eddie Simes, Sam Marx, Jude Link, Hayden Hoernemann, Will O’Brien and Beau Nelson all went 2-0 at the triangular. The Coop defeated Section 2AA, Wright County Conference rival, 10AA ranked Hutchinson 33-24.
The Mustangs defeated a pair of Section 7AA foes at the Hinckley-Finlayson/Pine City triangular. They defeated Granite Ridge Conference rival Milaca 50-24 and PC/Hinckley-Finlayson 69-11. Nathan Reller, Avery Nelson, Brock Folkema, Connor Gmahl, Tanner Grangruth, Cody Haggberg and Dom Adams all went 2-0 at the triangular. The Mustangs split a pair of duals at the Becker triangular, they defeated Delano 60-21 and they were defeated by 7AA ranked Becker 52-18. Avery Nelson, Tucker Hass and Tanner Grangruth all went 2-0 at the triangular. The Mustangs defeated Granite Ridge Conference rival Little Falls 45-34.
The Tigers defeated their Mississippi 8 Conference foe 76-0. The Tigers earned second place with 156.5 points and nine place winners at the Elk River “Elks” tournament. Zach Wells and Tyler Wells both earned championships and Parker Adkins, Landen Parent and Kyle Boeke all earned second place. Ethan Ballweber earned third place, Josh Marshall earned fourth place, Kaden Olson earned fifth place and Keith Ellingson took sixth place. The Tigers defeated Mississippi 8 Conference foes Chisago Lakes 76-0.
PEQUOT LAKES/PINE RIVER-BACKUS ROAD CREW
The Road Crew defeated three foes at the Procter Quadrangular; they defeated Procter 66-8, Rush City/Braham 62-17 and PC/Hinckley 56-13. Josh Pettit, Wyatt Bean, Matt Foster, Payton Scott, Austin Starcka all went 3-0 and Korean Kiezen and Conner Tulenchik both went 2-0. Special Note: Josh Pettit earned his 75th Career Win. The Road Crew went 2-1 at the Osakis duals with wins over KMS 46-34 and United Clay Becker 70-10. They dropped a dual to Canby 36-35. Karsten Kinyoh, Evan Koering, Connor Tulenchik and Keenan Dahl all went 3-0 and Corbin Knapp, Austin Staricha, Payton Scott and Josh Pettit all went 2-0 at the Osakis duals. The Road Crew had a good team performance with 158.5 points and eleven place winners to earn second place at the Minnewaska “Lakers” Invitaional. Connor Tulenchik earned the lone championship and Caleb Ruhl, Evan Koering, Keenan Dahl and Josh Pettit all earned second place. Owen Carlson, Corbin Knapp and Logan Carlson all earned third place, Finnegan O’Dell earned fourth place and Austin Staricha and Riley Peters both took sixth place. Special Note: Connor Tulenchik earned his 60th Career Win. The Road Crew defeated a pair of iron range teams at the Hibbing triangular; Hibbing 43-19 and Virginia 66-16. Owen Carlson, Caleb Ruhl, Connor Tulenchik, Austin Staricka, Wyatt Beam and Josh Pettit all went 2-0 at the Hibbing triangular.
BIG LAKE HORNETS
The Hornets defeated AAA rivals St. Francis 43-31. The Hornets went 4-2 at the Bemidji “Rick Lee” Duals with big wins over AAA Brainerd 46-27, Detroit Lakes 36-31, United North Central 49-27 and Thief River Falls 39-39. They were defeated by AAA Bemidji 48-22 and No. 1A ranked LPGE/Browerville 50-18. Nolan Reiter and Christian Noble both went 6-0 and Cade Sixberry and Jayden Mclearen both went 5-1. Jeremy Phyle went 4-2 and Luke Schumacher and Tyler Dehmer both went 3-3.
The Royals won a pair of duals at the Zimmerman quad; with big wins over Rockford 68-9 and Zimmerman 58-15. They were defeated by No. 5AA Foley 46-23. Jonah Hamburger, Tanner Hilten, Aaron Burg, Austin Gabbert and Ashton Congdon all went 3-0 and Jaden Palmer, Colin Sullivan, Jonah Blakstad, Tanner Burmeister and Jackson Drahos all went 2-1 at the Zimmerman quad. The Royals host a pair of Wright County Conference rivals; they Annandale/Maple Lake 34-28 and Mound-Westonka 52-21. Jonah Hamburger, Tanner Hilten, Bryce Burkett, Austin Gabbert, Tanner Burmeister and Ashton Congdon all went 2-0 at the WTM Royals triangular. The Royals defeated a pair of foes at the New London-Spicer triangular. They defeated Wright County Conference rival New London-Spicer 45-33 and Worthington 45-28. Aaron Bury, Bryce Burkett, Austin Gabbert, Tanner Burmeister, Ashton Congdon and Jackson Drahos all went 2-0 at the NLS triangular.
ANNANDALE/MAPLE LAKE LIGHTNING
The Lightning split duals with a pair of Wright County Conference rivals; they defeated Mound Westonka 52-12 and they dropped a dual to Watertown-Mayer 34-28. Jackson Bunder, Zach Schmidt, Adam Neuman, Josh Lanchot and Kessler Kenning all went 2-0 at the Watertown-Mayer triangular. The Lighting earned fourth place at the Elk River “Elks” tournament with 125 points and seven place winners. Adam Neumann earned their lone championship and Kessler Kenning earned second place. Logan Arnold and Josh Lanctot both earned third place and Zane Brown and Jackson Bunde both earned fourth place and Alex Klatt earned fifth place.
The Huskies had a good week; they went 3-0 at the Monticello “Magic”Quadrangular. They had big wins over Section 6AA rival Monticello 62-15, Howard Lake/Waverly-Winsted 46-27 and St. Agnes 70-9. Devin Hansen, Dustin Schmitt, Peyton Krumrei, William Mergen, Hunter Tate and Peyton Linn all went 3-0. Tate Hoffarth and Declan Crumley both went 2-1 and Tom Blattner and Aaron Ainali both went 2-0. The Huskies had a good tournament performance with 99.5 points at the Elk River “Elks” Tournament. They had eight place winners in this eleven team field of teams. Tate Hoffarth and Peyton Linn both earned second place and Dustin Schmitt earned third place. William Mergen and Tom Blattner both earned fourth place, Joseph Schmitt and Hunter Tate both earned fifth place and Peyton Krumrei took sixth place.The Huskies defeated Granite Ridge Conference foe Zimmerman 52-22.
MORRIS AREA TIGERS
The Tigers split a pair of duals at the Alexandria triangular; they defeated Alexandria 45-24 and they lost to 12AA ranked Detroit Lakes 49-15. Tyce Anderson, Ethan Lebrija, Davin Rose and Dillon Nelson all went 2-0 at the Alexandria triangular. The Tigers went 1-2 at the Tigers Quadrangular; they defeated West Central Conference rivals Benson 50-30 and they were defeated by No. 2A West Central Conference rival ACGC 51-15 and by No. 3A Minnewaska.
The Tigers split duals at the SCM triangular; they defeated conference foe SCM 61-15 and they were defeated by Class A Lean and Mean Kimball Area 47-23. Special Note: Devin Rose 120 Pounds 9th Grade Won his 75th Career Match.
NEW LONDON-SPICER WILDCATS
The Wildcats split duals at the the GSL triangular; they defeated GSL 44-36 and they were defeated by No. 8AA ranked DC/Litchfield 58-15. Luke Knudson, Ty Bisek, Blake Vagle and Nick McKenzie all went 2-0 at the GSL triangular. The Wildcats earned fourth place at the Minnewaska “Lakers” tournament with 137.5 points and seven place winners. Luke Knudsen, Ty Bisek and Blake Vagle all earned championships and Luke Ruter earned second place. Nick McKenzie and Tim Thein both earned third place and Reid Holmquist earned fourth place. The Wildcats dropped a pair of duals to Wright County Conference foe Watertown-Mayer 45-33 and to Section 3AA foe Worthington 42-31.
The Pioneers dropped a dual to their AAA rivals Little Falls 40-30. The Pioneers ran into several state ranked teams at the Bemidji “Rick Lee” duals. They were defeated by AAA Lean and Mean Bemidji 67-9, AAA Lean and Mean Waconia 62-9, AAA Cambridge-Isanti 42-39, No. 6A ranked Badger/Greenbush-Middle Rive 42-12, No. 8A ranked Frazee 44-24 and AAA Brainerd 46-23. Tanner Young went 6-0, Trevor Radunz went 5-1, Riley Haskins went 4-2 and Jacob LeBlanc went 3-3 at the Rick Lee duals. The Pioneers went 0-3 at the Foley quadrangular, they were defeated by No. 5AA Foley 51-18, No. 7A BHV/PP 53-25 and to Aitkin 48-18. Trevor Radunz, Jacob LeBlanc and Tanner Young all went 3-0 and Brandon Schlegel went 2-1.
The Spartans dropped a pair of duals to Central Lakes Conference rivals; St. Cloud Tech 46-24 and to Alexandria 38-26. The Spartans did drop four duals at the Royalton/Upsala “Royal” Duals. They lost a close one to Irondale 31-27, Blackduck-Cass Lake-Bena 45-27, Kimball Area 55-15 and Fosston-Bagley 50-28. Evan Moscho and Austin Moscho both went 4-0, Jack Major went 3-1, Mason Orth went 2-0 and Carter Thelen and Ben Primus both went 2-2. The Spartans dropped a pair of duals to Central Lakes Conference rivals St. Cloud Tech 46-24 and Alexandria 42-24. Special Note: Austin Moscho 152 Pounds 10th Grade Won His 100th Career Match.
LONG PRAIRIE/GREY EAGLE/BROWERVILLE WOLVES
The Wolves defeated AAA Little Falls 58-21 and Section 7A Aitkin 48-9 at their home triangular. Cael Lorentz, Landon Gode, Mason Gode, Caleb Pesta, Hans Holmquest, Joseph Middendorf, Trey Lancaster and Gavin Albers all went 2-0 at the triangular. The Wolves had a very good team performance with six big wins over five ranked opponents to earn the Bemidji “Rick Lee” Duals championship. They defeated No. 6A Badger/Greenbush-Middle River 48-19, Lean and Mean Kenyon-Wanamingo 58-3, No. 4AA Perham 43-21, Big Lake 50-18, AA Lean and Mean Thief River Falls 49-15 and AAA Lean and Mean Bemidji 42-18. Landon Gode, Mason Gode and Caleb Pesta all went 6-0, Cael Lorentz, Carter Meiners, Justin Crandall, Nye Becker and Hans Holmquist all went 5-1. Ted Stacey went 4-2, Braden Thom went 3-1 and Riley Thom went 3-2 at the Rick Lee duals.
ATWATER-COSMOS-GROVE CITY FALCONS
The Falcons went 3-0 at the Morris Area “Tigers” Quadrangular with big wins over No. 3A Minnewaska 34-28, Morris 51-15 and Benson 49-24. All West Central Conference rivals in the Tigers quadrangular. Edwin Gonzalez, Jevon Williams, Cole Holien, Tylor Fester and Tanner Berghuis all went 3-0, Mason Straumann, Jake Mortenson and Kelvin Ponce all went 2-0 and Brady Holien went 2-1 at the Tigers quadrangular. The Falcons defeated No. 10A Minneota 51-17, Adrian Area 53-18 and Zumbrota-Mazeppa 36-29 at the Wabasso duals. Jevon Williams, Brady Holien, Jake Mortensen, Jaxon Behm, Taylor Fester and Tanner Berghuis all went 3-0 and Cole Holien, Kelvin Ponce and Hayden Straumann 2-1 and Terrell Renne went 2-0. The Falcons defeated a pair of foes at the HLWW triangular; they defeated Section 4A foe HLWW 48-20 and AAA Buffalo 42-30. Jevon Williams, Cole Holien, Kelvin Ponce, Mason Straumann, Hayden Straumann, Taylor Fester and Tanner Berghuis all went 2-0 at the HLWW Triangular.
MINNEWASKA AREA LAKERS
The Lakers went 2-1 at the Morris “Tigers quadrangular; they defeated Section 5A and Conference rivals Benson 63-15 and they defeated AA and Conference rival Morris Area (No score report). The Lakers had a very good team performance with 232 points fourteen place winners to earn the Lakers Invitational championship. Tyler VanLuik, Tyson Meyer, Dylan Jergenson, Mason Blair, Jacob Blair and Jakob Swalla all earned championships. Easton McCrory, Max Reichmann and Ryan VanLuik all earned second place and Adam Larson earned third place. Mason Schiffer, Chase Boelke and Nathan Rankin all earned fourth place and Jacob Lein took sixth place. The Lakers split duals at the SCM triangular; they defeated SCM 45-25 and they were defeated by No. 4A ranked; Section 5A rivals Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa 33-32. The Laker had a good tournament performance with 159.5 points and sixteen place winners to earn the championship at the Thief River Falls “Army and National Guard” Invitational. Tyler VanLuik, Tyson Meyer and Jacob Blair all earned championships and Dylan Jergenson, Nate Rankin, Max Reichmann, Mason Blair, Easton McCrory and Mason Schiffer all earned second place. Chas Boeke and Caden Koziol both earned third place, Jacob Lein and David Lietenthal both earned fourth place, Ryan VanLuik and Nick Ankeny both earned fifth place and Hunter Johnson took sixth place. Special Note: Tyler VanLuik 182 Pounds 12th Won His 175th Career Match.
The Jaguars had a good team performance with fifteen place winners for 220.5 points to earn the Paynesville “Bulldogs” tournament championship. Walker Bents, Ryan Jensen, Canon Swanson, Dylan T. Kampsen and Michael Doubek all earned championships. Tyler Jensen, Blaine Fischer and Mark Jenniges all earned second place and Wyatt Engen, Taiton Linder and Evan Young all earned third place, Triston Guzier earned fourth place, Bryce Feuerhake and Ethan Spanier both earned fifth place and Austin Klaphake took sixth place. The Jaguars defeated the No. 3A ranked and Section 5A rival Minnewaska Area 33-32 and SCM 67-4 at the SCM triangular. Wyatt Engen, Walker Bents, Tyler Jensen, Max Hanson, Blaine Fischer, Taiton Linder and Canon Swanson all went 2-0 at the SCM triangular. Special Note: Dylan Kampsen 152 Pounds 11th Grade Won his 100th Career Match.
BERTHA-HEWITT/VERNDALE/PARKERS PRAIRIE RAIDERS
The Raiders defeated a pair of Section 6A rivals at the WCA triangular, they beat WCA 37-28 and Barnesville 63-16. David Revering, Aiden Larson, Jason Koehn, Jaden Finck and Craig Orlando all went 2-0 at the WCA triangular. The had a good team performance with seventeen place winners for 229.5 points to earn the BHV/PP Invitational championship. Craig Orlando, Gideon Ervasti, Jason Koehn, Deagan Captain and David Revering al earned championships. Bennet Arceneau, Carter Rokes and Koel Ploutz all earned second place, Hunter Dean, Aiden Larson, Gage Malone, Mason Schoeder, Tyler Eggert and Jaden Finck all earned third place. Reese Thompson and Brock Peterson both earned fifth place and Eli Eggert took sixth place. The Raiders went 2-1 at the Foley quadrangular; they defeated Section 7A foe Aitkin 48-27 and Section 8AA foe Pierz 53-25. They were defeated by the No. 5AA ranked Foley 47-19. Craig Orlando went 3-0, Hunter Dean, Brock Peterson, Mason Schroeder an Gideon Ervasti all went 2-1 at the Foley quadrangular. The Raiders had a good team performance with 150 points to earn third place behind No. 3A ranked Minnewaska Area and AA Lean and Mean Thief River Falls at the TRF “Army and National Guard” Invitational. The Raiders had thirteen place winners, including three championships by Craig Orlando, Gideon Ervasti and Deagen Captain. David Revering and Jason Koehn both earned second place. Reese Thompson, Brock Peterson, Jaden Finck and Aiden Larson all earned third place. Hunter Dean, Mason Schroeder, Tyler Eggert and Bennet Arceneau all earned fourth place.
OTTERTAIL CENTRAL BULLDOGS
The Bulldogs defeated Section 6A and Park Region Conference rival New York Mills 45-27. The Bulldogs had a good tournament performance, as they went 4-2 at the Bemidji “Rick Lee” Duals. They defeated No. 9A Frazee 43-19 Class A Lean and Mean United North Central 46-16, AAA Cambridge-Isanti 48-26 and Class Lean and Mean Kenyon-Wanamingo 49-24. Cian Buehler went 6-0, Logan Schleske and Hayden Hart both went 5-1, Laredo Bugbee, Reed Leabo, Matt Hendricks and Zane Swanson all went 4-2, Tristan Evavold went 4-1 and Noah Schleske went 3-2 at the Rick Lee duals.
WEST CENTRAL AREA/ASHBY/BRANDON-EVANSVILLE KNIGHTS
The Knights split a pair of duals with Section 6A rivals; they defeated Barnesville 73-3 and they were defeated by section and conference rivals BHV/PP 37-28. Ashton Danner, Kade Olson, Jordan Lohse, Nathan Kisgen and Deklin Goeden all went 2-0. The Knights defeated a pair of Section 6A foes at the Breckenridge triangular. They defeated Breckenridge 57-7 and Wadena-Deer Creek 47-22. Solomon Wales, Dierk Goeden, Anthony Sykora, Jordan Lohse, Nathan Kisgen and Austin Mattson all went 2-0 at the Breckenridge triangular.
KIMBALL AREA CUBS
The Cubs had a big week, as they went 8-0 in duals with a couple of huge wins. They defeated Section 4A and Central Minnesota Conference rivals Howard Lake/Waverly-Winsted 51-18 with a overall great team performance. It ended with Ace Meyers fall over last year’s state qualifier, that totally brought the crowd and the team to their feet! They went 3-0 at the Osakis “Silverstreak” Duals; they defeated a very good Canby team 39-28, United Clay Becker 63-12 and Osakis 65-9. Gavin Winter, Alex Nelson, Cody Leither, Logan Kuseske, Zach Holtz, Ashton Hanan, Austin Donnay and Carter Holtz all went 3-0 and Brett Schiefelbein, Nick Bowen and Ace Meyer all 2-1 at Osakis. The Cubs capped off their big week with four more big wins at the Royalton/Upsala “Royal” Duals. They defeated Section 7A power Blackduck/Cass Lake-Bena 46-26, AAA Irondale 53-23, AA Rocori 55-15 and AAA Minnetonka 45-22. Gavin Winter, Zach Holtz, Ashton Hanan, Carter Holtz, Nick Bowen all went 4-0. Blake Brutger, Alex Nelson, Brett Schelfelbein, Cody Leither and Ace Meyer all went 3-1. Jack Bollman and Austin Donnay both went 2-2 at the Royal duals. The Cubs are now 13-1 on the season in dual meet meets and 2-1 in the Central Minnesota Conference. Special Notes; Cody Leither (160) won his 60th Career Match and Ashton Hanan (170) won his 50th Career Match. The Cubs split duals at the Sibley East triangular, they defeated Section 4A rival Sibley East 59-7 and they were defeated by AA St. Peter 37-28. Blake Brutger, Lucas Jurek, Alex Nelson, Zach Holtz and Carter Holtz all went 2-0 at the Sibley East triangular.
UNITED NORTH CENTRAL WARRIORS
The Warriors were defeated by No. 7A ranked Frazee 44-24 in a Section 8A matchup. The Warriors went 2-4 at the Bemidji “Rick Lee” Duals with big wins over AAA Cambridge-Isanti 48-25 and AAA Brainerd 42-34. They dropped duals to No. 12AA Detroit Lakes 49-27, Class A Lean and Mean Ottertail Central 46-16 and AA Big Lake 46-16. Eion Ness, Dakota Meech and Vince Dailey all went 6-0, Hunter Skaro went 4-2 and Torrey Carlson went 3-3. The Warriors defeated Park Region Conference foe Wadena-Deer Creek 58-18 and WHAN 64-15.
The Royals had a good team performance, as they went 3-1 at their Royal duals. They defeated AAA Irondale 46-27, Section 7A rival Rush City/Braham 60-18 and Section 8A foe Fosston-Bagley 36-31. The were defeated by AAA Minnetonka 43-24, they lost three very close matches in this dual, surely the outcome would be different with a couple of those wins. Jacob Leibold, Gabe Gorecki, Mason Novitzki and Will Gorecki all went 4-0. Brayden Conrad, Matt Kasella, Gage Louden and John Bzdok all went 3-1 and Aiden Olson and Micheal Zimmerman both went 2-2 at the Royal duals. The Royals won all three duals at their home quadrangular, that included all Section 7A teams. They defeated Blackduck-Cass Lake-Bena 45-28, Aitkin 39-33 and Mille Lacs area 64-15. Jacob Leibold, Gabe Gorecki, Matthew Kasella, Gage Louden and Mason Novitzki all went 3-0. Will Gorecki, John Bzdok, Brayden Conrad, Isaac Kasella and Austin Wensmann all went 2-1 at the Royals quadrangular.
The Gobblers earned sixth place with 100 points and seven place winners at the Mora “Mustang” tournament. Marshall Larson and Carson Kullhem both earned championships and Craig Ashton earned third place. Walker Jones, Nathan Rom and Hunter Hills all earned fourth place and Nathan Stifter took sixth place. The Gobblers went 1-2 at the Foley Quadrangular with a big win over AA rival Pierz 48-18. They were defeated by No. 5AA Foley 53-15 and No. 7A BHV/PP 48-27. Marshall Larson and Jacob Williams both went 3-0 and Nathan Trotter, Carson Kullhem, Nathan Rom and Jack Grell all went 2-1 at the Foley quadrangular. The Gobblers went 2-1 at the Royals quadrangular. They defeated Section 7A rivals Blackduck/Cass Lake-Bena 38-37 and Mille Lacs 60-18. They were defeated by Royalton/Upsala 39-33 in a huge Section 7A dual. Nathan Trotter, Marshall Larson and Carson Kulhem all went 3-0 and Nathan Rom, Jacob Williams, Zac Leitinger and Hunter Hills will went 2-1 at the Royals quadrangular.
NEW YORK MILLS EAGLES
The Eagles were defeated by Section 6A and Conference rivals Ottertail Central 45-27. They earned 123 points to take sixth place at the Central Cass “Lettermans” tournament with four place winners. Dane Niemi earned their lone championship, Logan Small earned second place, Derrick Wegscheid earned fourth place and Bren Salo took sixth place. The Eagles were defeated by Section 6A foe Staples-Motley 40-36.
HOWARD LAKE/WAVERLY/WINSTED LAKERS
The Lakers went 2-1 at the Monticello “Magic” quadrangular with big wins over AA Monticello 57-18 and Section 4A foe St. Agnes 62-15 and they were defeated by AA Albany 46-27. Casey Diers, Collin Boese and Ryan Tuchtenhagen all went 3-0, Danny Mosford, Porter Mathison and Isaac Busse went 2-1 at the Monticello quadrangular. The Lakers split a pair of duals at the home triangular with a big win over AAA Buffalo 48-27 and they were defeated by No. 2A ranked, Section 4A foe ACGC 48-20. Caleb Boese, Danny Mosford and Collin Boese went 2-0 at the HLWW triangular.
EDEN VALLEY-WATKINS EAGLES
The Eagles won two duals at the Sibley East “Wolverine” Triangular; they defeated Section 4A rivals: Sibley East 39-33 and Norwood Young America 60-22. Teagyn Ludwig, Gavin Mathies, Sam Nistler, Armando Walker , Sonnie DeHeer and Austin Schlangen all went 2-0 at the triangular. The Eagles earned 114 points with nine place winners at the Paynesville “Bulldog” tournament. Austin Schlangen and Teagyn Ludwig both earned championships. Sam Nistler earned second place and Taylor Ludwig earned third place. Carter Mathies and Sonnie DeHeer and Connor Lincoln all earned fourth place and Ian Nistler and Isaac Ortiz both took sixth place.