CENTRAL MINNESOTA MAT RATS 25TH ANNUAL SEASON SUMMARY

CENTRAL MINNESOTA MAT RATS 25TH ANNUAL SEASON SUMMARY

Top Teams in AAA, AA and A and The Top Individuals in the AAA, AA and A

MAT RATS A TEAM OF 2018-2019 SEASON

LONG PRAIRIE/GREY EAGLE/BROWERVILLE WOLVES
27-1
Class A State Champions
Section 5A Champions
Fourteen Section Place Winners
Five State Qualifiers
Two State Place Winners
Park Region Conference Tournament Champions
Park Region Conference Dual Champions
First Place Parkers Prairie Invitational
Second Place Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa Jaguar Invitational
Second Place Wadena-Deer Creek Invitational
Seventh Place Cass Lake Big Bear Invitational

MAT RATS A C0-MOST IMPROVED TEAM OF 2018-2019 SEASON

MINNEWASKA AREA LAKERS
18-6 Overall
Section 5A Runner Ups
Second West Central Conference
First Place: Minnewaska “Laker” Invitational
Second Place: Thief River Falls “Army/National” Invitational
Fourth Place: Cass Lake “Big Bear” Invitational
Third Place: Big Lake “Hornet” Invitational
Twelve Section Place Winners
Six State Qualifiers
Three State Place Winners (One State Champion)
Seven West Central All Conference

KIMBALL AREA CUBS
15-9 Overall
Section 4A Runner Up
Thirteen Section Place Winners
Five State Qualifiers
One State Placer
Three All Conference

MAT RATS TOP A INDIVIDUALS
106 Walker Bents Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa (45-6) Third State
113 Carter Meiners Long Prairie-Grey Eagle/BR (43-6) Second Second
120 Blaine Fischer Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa (39-10) Third State
126 Canon Sawnson Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa (45-1) Second State
132 Mason Gode Long Prairie-Grey Eagle/BR (47-1) Second State
138 Tyler Bents Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa (44-3) Fourth State
145 Max Naddy Ottertail Central (31-13) Section Champion
152 Spencer Miller Staples- Motley (27-4) Third State
160 Owen Bjerga Staples-Motley (47-2) Second State
170 Tyson Meyer Minnewaska Area (39-0) State Champ
182 Zavier Grefe Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale/PP Section Champion
195 Tyler VanLuik Minnewaska Area (39-4) Second State
220 Dylan Jergenson Minnewaska Area (35-7) Fourth State
285 Craig Orlando Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale/PP (44-1) State Champ

MAT RATS AA TEAM OF 2018-2019 SEASON

Mora Mustangs
20-10 Overall
Fifth Place Class AA State
Section 7AA Champions
Third Place Granite Ridge
Second Place: Mora “Mustang” Invite
Third place: Albany “Purple Pride” Invite
Twelve Section Place Winners
Eight State Qualifiers

MAT RATS AA C0-MOST IMPROVED TEAM OF 2018-2019 SEASON

Becker Bulldogs
22-3 Overall
Second Section 6AA
Second Granite Ridge Conference
Seven All Conference Wrestlers
Third Place Chisago Lakes “Taketown Cancer” Invite
Second Place: Glencoe-Silver “Panther” Duals
Third Place: Rogers “Royal” Invite
Fourth Place: South St. Paul “Pete Veldman” Invite
Twelve Section Place Winners
Four State Qualifiers
Two State Place Winners

MAT RATS TOP AA INDIVIDUALS
106 Christian Noble Big Lake (44-2) Third State
113 Austin Gabbert Watertown-Mayer (36-3) Fifth State
120 Landen Parent Princeton (24-4) Third State
126 Kyle Boeke Princeton (44-5) Fourth State
132 Lukas Paulson Becker (36-8) Section Champ
138 Carter Entinger Watertown-Mayer (38-4) Third State
145 Preston Bradley Dassel-Cokato (42-8) Section Champ
152 Connor Thorsten Foley (43-5) Sixth State
160 Logan Nelson Litchfield (32-4) Fifth State
170 Charlie Gellerman Big Lake (46-4) Fourth State
182 Jacob Schmitz Dassel-Cokato (47-4) Fifth State
195 Gabe Zierden Albany (45-5) Third State
220 Brayden Weber Becker (38-8) Sixth State
285 Dustin Portales Fergus Falls (35-4) Fourth State

MAT RATS AAA TEAM OF 2018-2019 SEASON

St. Michael-Albertville Knights
26-6 Overall
Third Place Class AAA State
Section 5AAA Champions
Mississippi 8 Conference Champions
Third Place: STMA “Knights” Invitational
First Place: East Ridge “Raptors” Invite
Thirteen Section Place Winners
Eight State Qualifiers
Four State Place Winners

MAT RATS AAA C0-MOST IMPROVED TEAM OF 2018-2019 SEASON

Sartell-St. Stephen Sabres
15-7 Overall
5-2 Central Lakes Conference (3rd)
Nine Section Place Winners
First Place: Big Lake “Hornet” Invitational
Second Place: Redwood “River Riot” Invitational
Second Place: Alexandria “Big Ole” Invitational
Second Place: Melrose “Early Bird” Invitational
Two State Qualifiers
Six All Conference
One State Place Winner

MAT RATS TOP AAA INDIVIDUALS
106 Dylan Enriquez Sartell-St. Stephen (37-5) Third Section
113 Brandon Psyk St. Michael-Albertville (37-5) Third State
120 Jared Spohn Sauk Rapids-Rice (34-5) Section Champ
126 Ryan Scherber Buffalo (39-7) Second State
132 Jackson Penk Sartell-St. Stephen (39-3) Section Champ
138 Kyle Panode Brainerd (42-8) Section Champ
145 Cael Carlson Willmar (42-0) State Champ
152 Tate Torgerson Cambridge-Isanti (42-10) Third State
160 Gabe Nagel Little Falls (46-0) State Champ
170 Riley Habisch Buffalo (39-0) State Champ
182 Grant Litke Little Falls (44-4) Fourth State
195 Lincoln Shinn Willmar (44-2) Second State
220 Cole Fibranz Sartell-St. Stephen (42-2) Second State
285 Kaleb Beam Bemidji (36-7) Sixth State

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Central Minnesota SECTION AND STATE TOURNAMENT Report (25th Annual) by Roger Mischke

Central Minnesota SECTION AND STATE TOURNAMENT Report (25th Annual)
by Roger Mischke
By Roger Mischke March 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 results@theguillotine.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 or Mat Boss, could you please add me to your mailing list. Thanks, The Mat Rat Roger Mischke

Waiting for the State High School League to announce changes in re-alignment

MISSISSIPPI 8 CONFERENCE

The Mississippi 8 had thirty-nine state qualifiers, twelve were medal winners, including one state champion.

WEST DIVISION

ST. MICHAEL-ALBERTVILLE KNIGHTS

The Knights defended their Section 5AAA Dual meet title with three big wins. In the quarterfinals they defeated Robbinsdale Armstrong Falcons 67-6. In the semifinals they defeated their Mississippi 8 Conference rivals the Rogers Royals 53-12. In the championship they defeated from the Lake Conference the Wayzata Trojans 44-27. Brandon Pysk, Isaiah Misna, Cole Becker, Hayden LeMonds, Wyatt Lidberg, Carl Leuer and Toby Dehn all went 3-0, Kaden Amundson, Harrison Wright and TJ Duerr all went 2-1 and Dylan Hanson went 2-1 in the Section 5AAA duals.

The Knights had an awesome Section 5AAA Individual tournament with thirteen place winners in the top three. This included eight state qualifiers, Brandon Psyk, Cole Becker, Hayden Lemonds and Wyatt Lidberg all earned section championships. Isaiah Misna, Dylan Hanson, Carl Lauer and Jimmy Heil all earned second place to punch their tickets to the state tournament. Kaden Amundson, Jonah Hayes, Harrison Wright, Toby Dehn and TJ Duerr all earned third place.

The Knights defeated the Eden Prairie Eagles from Section 6AAA in the state quarterfinals 72-6. In the semifinals they were defeated by the Stillwater Area Ponies from Section 4AAA, 29-20. The Knights defeated the Bemidji Lumberjacks of Section 8AAA 38-24 to earn third place in Class AAA state. Jimmy Heil, Brandon Psyk and Jonah Hayes all went 3-0, Kaden Amundson, Cole Becker, Dylan Hanson and Owen Vike all went 2-1 and Wyatt Lidberg went 2-0 at the state duals. The Knights had four that earned medals, Wyatt Lidberg @ 160 (45-6), Carl Leuer @ 170 (40-10) and Brandon Psyk @ 113 (40-5) all earned third place and Cole Becker @ 132 (43-9) earned fourth place.

ROGER ROYALS

The Royals were seeded number four in the Section 5AAA, they defeated from the Wright County Conference the Mound-Westonka White Hawks 42-28. In the semifinals finals they were defeated by their Mississippi 8 Conference rivals and the No. 4AAA ranked St. Michael-Albertville Knights 53-12. Will Yasseri and Sam Dahl both went 2-0 at the Section 5AAA duals.

The Royals had a good Section 5AAA individual tournament with ten place winners. Gavin Eicher, Nolan Erickson, Wil Yasseri and Max Ricks all earned third place. Donovan Skawiniak, Sam Dahl and Sam Essendrup all earned fourth place. Ryan Lund earned fifth place, Chris Dietl and Blake Helling both took sixth place.
BIG LAKE HORNETS

The Hornets were the No. 4 seed in the Section 6AA duals, they defeated the AA Lean and Mean Annandale/Maple Lake Lightning 42-36 in the quarterfinals. In the semifinals they were defeated by the No. 1 seed and No. 7AA ranked Foley Falcons 48-18. Christian Noble, Rocco Visci, Dillon Browne and Charlie Getterman all went 2-0 at the Section 6AA duals.

The Hornets had a good Section 6AA Individual tournament with eleven place winners, including four state qualifiers. Christian Noble and Rocco Visci both earned championships, Charlie Gellerman and Ryan Helgoe all earned second place to punch their tickets to the state tournament. Ryan Mclearen earned third place Tyler Dehmer, Dillon Braven and Luke Schumacher all earned fourth place. Nick Merten earned fifth place and Wyatt Christian and Lance Christensen both took sixth place.

The Hornets had three that earned state tournament medals, Christian Noble @ 106 (44-2) earned third place, Charlie Gellerman @ 170 (39-8) earned fourth place and Rocco Visci @ 120 (25-7) earned fifth place.

BUFFALO BISON

The Bison defeated their Northwest Suburban conference rivals the Osseo Orioles in a preliminary dual of the Section 5AAA duals 43-35. In the quarterfinals they were defeated by Lake Conference foe the Wayzata Trojans 54-21. Ryan Scherber, Toby Ritter, Riley Habisch and Nathan DesMarais all went 2-0 at the Section 5AAA duals. The Bison had six Section 5AAA place winners, including three state qualifiers. Ryan Scherber and Riley Habisch both earned section championships and Owen Herbst earned second place to punch their tickets to the state tournament. Jacob Metz earned fourth place and Thomas Samson earned fifth place.

The Bison had two that earned state tournament medals, Riley Habisch @ 170 (39-0) earned the state championship and Ryan Scherber @ 126 (39-7) earned second place.
MONTICELLO MAGIC

The Magic defeated their Granite Ridge Conference foe in the Section 6AA preliminary dual, the Zimmerman Thunder 48-36. They were defeated in the quarterfinals by the No. 1 seeded and No. 7AA ranked Foley Falcons 66-9. Jesses Midas was the lone Magic wrestler that went 2-0 in the Section 6AA duals. The Magic had four Section 6AA place winners, including one state qualifier, Jesse Midas, earned a section championship. Quinn McCalla earned third place and Nelson Anderson and Alec Smieja both earned fifth place.
EAST DIVISION

CAMBRIDGE-ISANTI BLUE JACKETS

The No. 4 seeded Bluejackets were upset by the No. 5 seeded Blaine Bengals of the Northwest Suburban Conference 34-33 in the quarterfinals of the Section 7AAA duals. The Bluejackets had eleven Section 7AAA place winners, including three state qualifiers. Wyatt Kruse and Jimmy Brown both earned championships and Tate Torgerson earned second place to punch their tickets to the state tournament. Payton Doty earned third place, Austin Cantrell and Dalton Ball both earned fourth place. Gavin Hajek, Treyton Byers, Romeo Nordquist and Aidan Brown all earned fifth place and Maverick Henderson took sixth place. The Bluejackets had one that earned a state tournament medal, Tate Torgerson @ 152 (42-10) earned third place.

ST. FRANCIS FIGHTING SAINTS

The No. 6 seeded St. Francis Fighting Saints were defeated by the No. 3 seeded and AAA Lean and Mean Coon Rapids 48-18 of the Northwest Suburban Conference. In their quarterfinal dual of the Section 7AAA duals.
The Fighting Saints had a good Section 7AAA Individual tournament with nine place winners, including two state qualifiers. Joey Lipinski and Kyle Lindenfelser both earned second place, both punched their ticket to the state tournament. Mike Wasche, Calvin Grise and Preston Cane all earned third place. Kyle Halstensen and Andrew Hoglund both earned fourth place Ben Hallin earned fifth place and Nick Gerlach took sixth place.

PRINCETON TIGERS

The No. 2 South seeded Tigers defeated he No. 3 Seed Milaca Wolves of the Granite Ridge Conference 48-28 in the quarterfinal dual of the Section 7AA duals. In the semifinals they were defeated by the No. 1 North seeded the AA Lean and Mean Grand Rapids Thunder Hawks 33-31. Parker Adkins, Lundeen Parent, Kyle Boeke and Zach Wells all went 2-0 at the Section 7AA duals.

The Tigers had a good Section 7AA Individual tournament with thirteen places winners, including four state qualifiers. Parker Adkins, Landen Parent, Kyle Boeke and Zack Wells all earned section championships, to punch their tickets to the state tournament. Dane Haubenschild earned third place and Malachi Kolhoff, Kaleb Adkins and Jake Whitcomb all earned fourth place. Luke Case, Josh Marshall, Braden Nienaber and Kyle Zimmerman all earned fifth place and Keith Ellingson took sixth place.
The Tigers earned two state tournament medals, Landen Parent @ 120 (24-4) earned third place and Kyle Boeke @ 126 (44-5) earned fourth place.
CHISAGO LAKES WILDCATS

The Wildcats defeated from the Saint Paul City Conference the St. Paul Highland Park Highlanders in a Section 4AA preliminary dual 60-18. They were defeated in the quarterfinals by the AA Lean and Mean Mahtomedi Zephyrs of the Metro East Conference 75-6. Connor Bleymeyer was the lone Wildcat to go 2-0 in the Section 4AA duals.

The Wildcats had six Section 4AA place winners, including four state qualifiers. Connor Bleymeyer earned the section championship and Zach Carlson, Isaiah Sistrunk and Andrew Novack all earned second to punch their tickets to the state tournament. Austin Siefert and Nolan Huffman both earned third place. The Wildcats had one that earned a state tournament medal, Zach Carlson @ 285 (20-7) earned sixth place.
NORTH BRANCH VIKINGS
The Vikings upset the No. 3 seeded St. Paul Como Park Cougars in the quarterfinals of the Section 4AA duals 60-18. In the semifinals they were defeated by the No. 2 seeded and AA Lean and Mean Mahtomedi Zephyrs of the Metro East Conference 60-10. Brandon Swanson and Josh Logan were the lone Vikings to go 2-0 at the Section 4AA duals.

The Viking had a good Section 4AA Individual tournament with ten place winners, including five state qualifiers. Brandt Bombard and Brandon Swanson both earned section championships and Josh Logan, Austin Sonnek and Trevor Anderson all earned second place to punch their ticket to the state tournament. Ashton LaBelle and Isaac Maki both earned third place and Zachary Wendel, Sam Sonnek and Thomas Herrera all earned fifth place. The Vikings had one that earned a state tournament medal, Brandon Swanson @ 285 (35-2) earned fifth place.
CENTRAL LAKES CONFERENCE

The Central Lakes had twenty-one state qualifiers, they had seven state medal winners, including one state champion.

WILLMAR CARDINALS

The Cardinals were the No. 1 going into the Section 8AAA duals; they defeated the Alexandria Cardinals a Central Lakes Conference rival in the quarterfinal 67-3. In the Section 8AAA semifinals they defeated the AAA Lean and Mean Sartell-St. Stephen Sabres 51-18. In the championship they were defeated by the No. 8AAA ranked Bemidji Lumberjacks 39-20. Braeden Erickson, Cael Carlson, Lincoln Shinn and Andrew Reigstad all went 3-0, Josh Miley, Jack Roehl, Grant Deegan, Ethan Roux and Kaden Streed went 2-1 and Mario Sanchez went 2-0 in the Section 8AAA duals.

The Cardinals had an awesome team performance with twelve place winners, including eight state qualifiers at the Section 8AAA Individual tournament. Cael Carlson, Lincoln Shinn, Josh Miley and Braeden Erickson all earned section championships. Andrew Riegstad, Charlie Farhat, Kaden Streed and Ethan Roux all earned second place. All eight punched their tickets to the state tournament. Grant Deegan and Alex Backes both earned third place and Caden Carlson and Jonas Anez both earned fourth place.

The Cardinals had four that earned state tournament medals, Cael Carlson @ 145 (42-0) earned his second state championship to match his dads, Chad Carlson, accomplishments. Lincoln Shinn @ 195 (34-2) earned second place, Andrew Reigstad @ 220 (35-3) earned third place, Charlie Farhat @ 285 (28-11) earned sixth place and Kaden Streed @ 195 (28-13) earned sixth place.
SARTELL-ST. STEPHEN SABRES

The Sabres defeated their cross town rivals the Sauk Rapids-Rice Storm in the Section 8AAA quarterfinals 32-26, they spilt the matches at seven apiece. In the semifinals they were defeated by the No. 6AAA rivals the Willmar Cardinals 51-18, they won four of fourteen matches. Dylan Enriquez, Jackson Penk, Sam Fernholtz and Cole Fibranz all went 2-0 in the section duals.

The Sabres had a good Section 8AAA Individual tournament with nine place winners, including two state qualifiers. Cole Fibranz and Jackson Penk both earn section championships, they both punched their tickets to the state tournament. Dylan Enriquez earned third place, Andy Heckman, Ashton Lipinski and Sam Fernholz all earned fourth place. Jack Engle and Austin Frauenholtz both earned fifth place and Matthew Lindstrom took sixth place. Special note: Cole Fibranz Won His 150th Career Match. The Sabres earned one state tournament medal, Cole Fibranz @ 220 (42-2) earned second place.

BRAINERD WARRIORS

The Warriors were the No. 3 seed in the Section 8AAA duals; they defeated the St. Cloud Tech Tigers in the quarterfinals 40-33. In the semifinals they were defeated by the No. 2 seed and No. 8AAA rated Bemidji Lumberjacks 48-18. Denny Busbey, Brad Patnode and Braden Kramer all went 2-0 at the Section 8AAA duals.

The Warriors had a good Section 8AAA Individual tournament with nine place winners, including four state qualifiers. Braden Kramer and Kyle Patnode both earned championships and Brad Patnode and Denny Busbey both earned second place to punch their tickets to the state tournament. Cade Barrett earned third place, Morgan Gibson earned fourth place and Forrest Gibson, Kyle Eschenbacher and Isaiah Jillson all earned fifth place. The Warriors earned one state tournament medal, Braden Kramer @ 152 (38-11) earned sixth place.
SAUK RAPIDS-RICE STORM

The Storm were the No. 5 seed, they were defeated by their crosstown rivals the No. 4 seeded Sartell-St. Stephen Sabres 32-26, they split the matches seven apiece. This was the best dual of the day at the Section 8AAA dual tournament. The Storm had a good Section 8AAA Individual tournament with ten place winners, including one state qualifier. Jared Spohn earned the section championship, to punch his ticket to the state tournament. Jacob Ackerman, Hunter Farnick and Dante Haywood all earn third place. Ben Konz and Andrew Wollak both earn fifth place and Ben Gilbertson and Marcus Santillana both earned sixth place. Aden Rollins and Joey Hoeschen both took eighth place.
ST. CLOUD TECH TIGERS COOP

The Tigers were defeated by AAA Lean and Mean rivals the No. 3 seed and AAA Lean and Mean Brainerd Warriors 40-33, the Tigers split matches at seven apiece. The Tigers had a good Section 8AAA Individual tournament with eleven place winners, including two state qualifiers. Taylor Hugg earned the section championship and Jaxon Kenning earned second place, to punch their tickets to the state tournament. Carlos Agee and Spencer Gustin both earned fourth place. Tucker Hugg, Jack Latterell, Tyler Zachman, Mahamat Hissein and Nick Hamak all earned fifth place, Logan Hanson earned sixth place and Andy Johnson took eighth place.
ROCORI SPARTANS

The Spartans defeated their rivals in the Section 8AAA preliminary dual, the Little Falls Flyers 40-36, the Spartans won eight of fourteen matches. In the quarterfinals they were defeated by the No. 8AAA ranked Bemidji Lumberjacks 70-11, they won two of fourteen matches. Austin Moscho and Gavin Winter both went 2-0 at the section duals.

The Spartans had a good Section 8AAA individual tournament with nine place winners, including two state qualifiers. Gavin Winter earned the section championship and Austin Moshco earned second place to punch their tickets to the state tournament. Brock Humbert earn fourth place, Nate Evens, Evan Moscho and Grady Minnerath all earned sixth place. Ben Primus, Ryan Rose and Luke Hemmesch all took eighth place.
ALEXANDRIA CARDINALS

The Cardinals won their preliminary dual of the Section 8AAA tournament, they defeated the Moorhead Spuds 43-28. In the semifinals they were defeated by the No. 2 seeded and No. 8AAA ranked Bemidji Lumberjacks 67-3. Ryan Boris was the lone Cardinal that went 2-0 in the Section 8AAA duals. The Cardinals had six Section 8AAA place winners, including two state qualifiers, Ryan Boris and Blaze Eason both earned second place to punch their tickets to the state tournament. Trappier Botz earned third place and A J Sparr, JP Rodel and Cody Vatsndal all earned sixth place.

FERGUS FALLS OTTERS

The Otters defeated the Park Rapids Panthers of the Mid-State Conference in their Section 8AAA preliminary dual 56-24. They were defeated by the No. 1 seed and No. 1AA ranked Perham Yellow Jackets in the quarterfinals 76-6. Dustin Portales was the lone Otter to go 2-0 in the Section 8AA duals. The Otters had six Section 8AA place winners, including one state qualifier. Dustin Portales earned the section championship, to punch his ticket to the state tournament. Kaden Hartwell earned third place, Cole Fronning, Justin Boyd and Jacob Widness all earned sixth place. The Otters earned one state tournament medal, Dustin Portales @ 285 (35-4) earned fourth place.

CLASS AAA AT LARGE
BEMIDIJI LUMBERJACKS

The Lumberjacks were seeded No. 2 in the Section 8AAA duals; they defeated the Central Lakes Conference rival the Rocori Spartans in the quarterfinals 70-11. In the Semifinals they defeated the No. 3 seeded and AAA Lean and Mean Brainerd Warriors 48-18. The championship they defeated the No. 1 seeded 6AAA ranked Willmar Cardinals 39-20, in a rematch of last years section finals. Seth Newby, Joe Hudson, Colton Hinrichs, Chance Hinrichs, Nic Geiger and Kaleb Beam all went 3-0, Darren Roth, Peter Moen and Chase Smith all went 2-1 and Bryce Golden went 2-0 in the Section 8AAA duals.

The Lumberjacks had a very good Section 8AAA Individual tournament, with thirteen place winners, including three state qualifiers. Kaleb Beam earned the section championship and Peter Moen and Chance Hinrichs both earned second place to punch their tickets to the state tournament. Seth Newby, Joe Hudson, Alan Wuori, Nic Geiger and Chase Smith all earned third place. Dane Jorgensen earned fourth place and Bryce Golden earned fifth place. Coy Olson and Logan Willard both earned sixth place and Aidan Helwig took eighth place. Special Note: Chance Hinrichs won His 150th Career Match.

The Lumberjacks defeated the Forest Lake Rangers of Section 7AAA in the quarterfinals of the state 39-29. In the semifinals they were defeated by the Shakopee Sabers of Section 2AAA 40-24. The Lumberjacks were defeated by St. Michael-Albertville Knights from Section 5AAA 38-24 in the third place dual. Joel Hudoba, Chance Hinrichs, Peter Moen and Kaleb Beam were all 3-0 and Nick Geiger and Chase Smith went 2-1 in the state tournament duals. The Lumberjacks earned three state tournament medals, Chance Hinrichs @ 152 (41-12) earned fourth place, Porter Moen @ 195 (37-10) earned fifth place and Kaleb Beam @ 285 (36-6) earned fifth place.
ELK RIVER ELKS

The Elks were defeated by the No. 2 seeded and No. 10AAA ranked Forest Lake Rangers of the Suburban East Conference in the quarterfinals of the Section 7AAA quarterfinals 53-18. The Elks had eight Section 7AAA place winners, including four state qualifiers. Lafayette Bade earned the section championship and Tyler Benson, Seth Hopkins and Colton Pool all earned second place to punch their tickets to the state tournament. Gavin Hillary earned third place, Eli Williams earned fifth place and Hunter Larson and Wyatt Schimmelman both earned sixth place.
MOORHEAD SPUDS

The Spuds were defeated in their Section 8AAA preliminary dual by the Alexandria Cardinals 43-28. The Spuds had ten Section 8AAA place winners, including two state qualifiers. Riley Schock and Ryan Luthi both earned second place, to punch their ticket to the state tournament. Victor Larson and Hayden Netland both earned fourth place Xander Risdal and Landon Berry both earned sixth place. Evan Frankhanel, Zack Frankhanel, Tyler Gobernatz, Jack Newcomb and Chris Vega all took eighth place. The Spuds earned one state tournament medal, Riley Schock @ 170 (46-8) earned sixth place.
GRANITE RIDGE CONFERENCE

The Granite Ridge had twenty-three state qualifiers and they earned five state tournament medals, including one state championship.

FOLEY FALCONS

The Falcons entered the Section 6AA Dual tournament as the number one seed. They defeated three rivals to defend their title for the twelfth year in a row. The Falcons defeated the Monticello Magic in the quarterfinals 66-9, they won twelve of the fourteen matches. In the semifinals they defeated AA Lean and Mean the Big Lake Hornets 48-18, they won nine of the fourteen matches. In the championship they defeated another AA Lean and Mean rival the Becker Bulldogs 35-22, they split matches at seven apiece in the championship. Logan Thorsten, Isaiah Fitch, Mark Dierkes, Connor Thorsten, Hunter Gorecki and Elijah Novak all went 3-0 and Levi Jacobson and Max Lefebrve both went 2-1 in the section duals.

The Falcons had a good Section 6AA Individual tournament with all fourteen placing, including three state qualifiers. Connor Thorsten earned the section championship and Mark Dierkes and Logan Thorsten both earned second place to punch their tickets to the state tournament. Max Lefebvre, Elijah Novak and Michael Rothfork all earned third place. Carter Svihla, Hunter Gorecki, Max Henne, Caden Ruhoff and Evan Milejczak all earned fourth place. Alex Vait earned fifth place and Evan Miller and Andrew Knutson both took sixth place.

The Falcons were defeated in the state quarterfinals by the Marshall Tigers from Section 3AA 34-25. In the consolation semifinals they were defeated by their Granite Ridge Conference rivals from Section 7AA, the Mora Mustangs 25-24. Isaiah Fitch, Michael Rothfork, Connor Thorsten, Max Lefebvre and Elijah Novak all went 2-0 in the state tournament duals. The Falcons earned one state tournament medal, Connor Thorsten @ 152 (45-6) earned sixth place.
BECKER BULLDOGS

The Bulldogs were seeded no. 2 in the Section 6AA duals, they defeated their Granite Ridge Conference rival the Albany Huskies in the quarterfinals 46-19, the Bulldogs won nine of fourteen matches. The Bulldogs defeated the AA Lean and Mean Dassel Cokato Chargers in the semifinals 36-28, they won eight of fourteen matches. The Bulldogs were defeated by their Granite Ridge Conference rivals the No. 7AA ranked Foley Falcons, they split the matches at seven apiece. Ethan Anderson, Jake Nelson, Caden Dewall and Brayden Weber all went 3-0 and Logan Jurek and Lukas Paulson both went 2-1 at the section duals.

The Bulldogs had a very good Section 6AA Individual tournament with twelve place winners, including four state qualifiers. Jake Nelson, Lucas Paulson and Ethan Anderson all earned Section championships and Brayden Weber earned second place to punch their ticket to the state tournament. Logan Jurek, Kylen Rish, Caden Dewall and Mason Doucette all earned third place. Reid Kraus and Lincoln Carlson both earned fifth place, Adam Jurek earned sixth place and Ethan Duncombe took eighth place.

The Bulldogs earned two state tournament medals, Jake Nelson @ 126 (42-5) earned fifth place and Bryden Weber @ 220 (38-8) earned sixth place.

MORA MUSTANGS

The Mustangs were the No. 1 seed in the South half of the Section 7AA dual tournament. They defeated their Great River Conference foe in the quarterfinals the Pine City/Hinckley-Finlayson Dragons 53-6, they won twelve of fourteen matches. In the Semifinals they defeated Hibbing Bluejackets 46-18, they won ten of the fourteen matches. In the championship they defeated their Mat King Conference rivals the Grand Rapids Thunder Hawks 57-9, they won eleven of the fourteen matches. Avery Nelson, Tucker Hass, Ryan Nosbush, Austin Voss, Dan Schroeder and Jake Nowling all went 3-0, Connor Gmahl, Dom Adams both went 2-1 and Tanner Grangroth and Jon Smith both went 2-0 at the Section 7AA duals.

The Mustangs had an awesome Section 7AA Individual tournament with twelve place winners, including eight state qualifiers. Jon Smith, Tanner Grangruth and Austin Voss all earned section championships. Tucker Hass, Ryan Nosbush, Avery Nelson, Danny Schroeder and Jake Nowling all earned second place to punch their ticket to the state tournament. Connor Gmahl and Dom Adams both earned third place, Collin McCarthy earned fourth place and Trevor Thielen earned sixth place.

The Mustangs were defeated in the quarterfinals by the Perham Yellowjackets from Section 8AA 51-10. In the consolation semifinals they defeated their Granite Ridge Conference rivals the Foley Falcons from Section 6AA 25-24. In consolation championship the Mustangs defeated the Totino Grace Eagles from Section 5AA 40-30. Ryan Nosbush went 3-0, Jon Smith, Austin Voss, Danny Schroeder and Jake Nowling all went 2-1 in the state tournament duals.
LITTLE FALLS FLYERS

The Flyers were defeated by Central Lakes Conference foe the Rocori Spartans in the Section 8AAA preliminary dual, the Flyers won six of the fourteen matches. The Flyers had ten Section 8AAA place winners, including two state qualifiers. Gabe Nagel and Grant Litke both earned section championships to punch their ticket to the state tournament. Simon Pantzke earned third place, Austin Litke and Sam Nagel earned fourth place. Luke Venske earned fifth place and Bryce Udy, Kole Kern and Nathan Kludt all took eighth place. The Flyers earned two state tournament medals, Gabe Nagel @ 160 (46-0) earned the state championship and Grant Litke @ 182 (45-4) earned fourth place.

ALBANY HUSKIES

The Huskies were defeated in the quarterfinals of the Section 6AA duals by Granite Ridge Conference rivals the No. 2 seeded and AA Lean and Mean Becker Bulldogs 46-19, the Huskies won five on the nine matches.

The Huskies had good Section 6AA Individual tournament with twelve place winners, including two state qualifiers. Gabe Zierden earned the section championship and Wyatt Mergen earned second place to punch their tickets to the state tournament. Riley Rakotz and William Mergen both earned third place, Peyton Linn, Hunter Tate, Tate Hoffarth and Carson Holthaus all earned fourth place. Dustin Schmitt earned fifth place, Delan Crumley earned sixth place and Logan Harren and Devin Hanson both took eighth place. The Huskies earned one state tournament medal, Gabe Zierden @ 195 (45-5) earned third place.

MILACA WOLVES

The Wolves were the No. 3 seed in the South half of the Section 7AA duals, they were defeated by the No. 2 seed the Princeton Tigers of the Mississippi 8 Conference 48-28, they won six of the fourteen matches. The Wolves had seven Section 7AA place winners, including three state qualifiers. Bodee Zens earned the section championship and Garrett Hall and Ian Hanson both earned second place to punch their tickets to the state tournament. Brody Ash earned third place, Jack Nord and Ben Hanson earned fifth place and Bryce Salgren earned sixth place.

ZIMMERMAN THUNDER

The Thunder of the Granite Ridge Conference were defeated in a Section 6AA preliminary dual by the Monticello Magic a Mississippi 8 Conference foe 48-36. The Thunder had five section 6AA place winners, including one state qualifier, Joe Gardas earned the section championship and he punched his ticket to the state tournament. Ryan Bouley and Donal Peters both earned fifth place and Cody Frederick took seventh place.

WRIGHT COUNTY CONFERENCE (West Division)

The Wright County Conference West had twenty-four state qualifiers, including five that earned state medals.

DASSEL COKATO CHARGERS

The Chargers, were the No. 3 seed in the Section 6AA duals, they defeated their Wright County Conference rivals the AA Lean and Mean Litchfield Dragons 45-27 in the quarterfinals. The Chargers won eight of the fourteen matches. They were defeated in the semifinals by the No. 2 seeded and AAA Lean and Mean Becker Bulldogs 38-28, the Chargers did win six of the fourteen matches. Jude Link, Prestin Bradley, Beau Nelson, Jacob Schmitz and Josh DeBoer all went 2-0 in the Section 6AA duals.

The Chargers had a very good Section 6AA Individual tournament with twelve place winners, including five state qualifiers. Jacob Schmitz, Preston Bradley and Beau Nelson all earned championships and Josh DeBoer and Noah Halonen both earned second place to punch their tickets to the state tournament. Jude Link earned third, Will O’Brien earned fourth place, Jake Butcher and Monte Gillman both earned fifth place and Carson Amundson took eight place. The Chargers had one that earned a medal, Jacob Schmitz @ 182 (47-4) earned fifth place.

WATERTOWN-MAYER ROYALS

The Royals were seeded No. 5 in the Section 2AA duals, they were defeated by the No. 4 seed and No. 9A ranked Hutchinson Tigers 52-18. The Royals did win four of the fourteen matches. The Royals had seven Section 2AA place winners, including two state qualifiers. Austin Gabbert earned the section championship and Carter Entinger earned second place to punch their tickets to the state tournament. William Elskamp earned fourth place and Tommy Stoldt, Alex Pearce, Ashton Congdon and Tanner Hilten all earned sixth place.

The Royals had two that earned state tournament medals, Carter Entinger @ 138 (38-4) earned third place and Austin Gabbert @ 113 (36-3) earned fifth place.
ANNANDALE/MAPLE LAKE LIGHTNING

The Lighting were seeded No. 5, they were defeated by the No. 4 seeded and AA Lean and Mean Big Lake Hornets, a Mississippi 8 Conference foe 42-36. The Lightning won six of the fourteen matches. The Lightning had a good Section 6AA Individual tournament with thirteen place winners, including three state qualifiers. Adam Neumann, Jack Klug and Jed Wester all earned second place to punch their tickets to the state tournament. Daniel Luna and Kessler Kenning both earned third place and Josh Lanctot earned fourth place. Alex Klatt, Linus Brown, Hunter Holewa and Zayne Brown all earned sixth place and Shay McCory and Ben Schuldt both took eighth place.

LITCHFIELD DRAGONS

The Dragons squared of with another AA Lean and Mean and Wright County Conference foe. The Dragons were defeated in the Section 6AA duals by the No. 3 seed Dassel Cokato Chargers 45-27. The Dragons did win six of the fourteen matches.

The Dragons had a good Section 6AA Individual tournament with ten section place winners, including five state qualifiers. Logan Nelson and Chase Liestman both won section championships and Jerry Simes, Eddie Simes and Alex Joedeman all earned second place to punch their tickets to the state tournament. Bryce Penk and Isaac Rick both earned fifth place, Andrew Joedeman earned sixth place and Brad Larson and Seigio Martinez both took eighth place.

The Dragons earned one state tournament medal, Logan Nelson @ 160 (32-4) earned fifth place.

GLENCOE-SILVER LAKE/LESTER PRAIRIE PANTHERS

The Panthers were defeated by No. 6 seed and AA Lean and Mean Tri City United in the Section 2AA preliminary dual 61-9. The Panthers had four Section 2AA place winners, including one state qualifier. Carter Ruschmeier earned second place to punch his ticket to the state tournament. Sawyer Varpness earned fourth place and Jace Cacka and Zach Voelz both earned sixth place.
NEW LONDON-SPICER WILDCATS

The Wildcats were defeated in the Section 3AA preliminary dual by Dawson-Boyd/LQPV/Monti United crew from the West Central Conference 41-26. The Wildcats won six of the fourteen matches that were contested. The Wildcats had six section 3AA place winners, including three state qualifiers. Nick McKenzie earned the section championship and Blake Vagle and Ty Bisek both earned second place to punch their tickets to the state tournament. Luke Ruter earned fourth place and Tim Thein and Kayden Wenninger both earned sixth place.

The Wildcats earned one state tournament medal, Ty Bisek @ 106 (26-13) earned sixth place.
MOUND WESTONKA WHITE HAWKS

The White Hawks were defeated in their Section 5AAA quarterfinals, as the the No. 4 and No. 5 seeds meet. They lost to the Mississippi 8 Conference foes Roger Royals 42-28. The White Hawks won six of the four matches that were contested.

The White Hawks had a good Section 5AAA Individual tournament with eleven place winners, including four state qualifiers. Ben Schmalz and Ryan Fitz both earned section championships and Kris Kurtz and Felip Mahmoud both earned second place to punch their tickets to the state tournament. Seth Anderson earned third place and Jack Dioszeghy earned fourth place. Jacob Maas, Tyler Stevenson, Lance Musterteiger and Brock Munsterteiger all earned fifth place and Charles Nesbit earned sixth place.

The White Hawks earned one state tournament medal, Ben Schmalz @ 182 (50-3) earned third place.
WEST CENTRAL CONFERENCE

The West Central had twenty-eight state qualifiers, including six that earned medals and one state champion.

ATWATER-COSMOS-GROVE CITY FALCONS

The Falcons defended their Section 4A dual meet championship with three dominating wins. They defeated the Metro Conference foe St. Agnes Aggies 72-4 in their quarterfinal dual. In the semifinals they defeated their rivals from the Central Minnesota Conference the No. 4 seed Eden Valley-Watkins Eagles 71-3. In the championship they defeated another Central Minnesota Conference foe the Kimball Area Cub 56-10. The Falcons won thirty-seven of forty-two matches that were contested in their section 4A duals. Cole Holien, Brady Holien, Kelvin Ponce, Ramzee Molinaro, Hayden Straumann, Jake Mortensen, Taylor Fester, Logan Sherwood, Travys Lawver and Tanner Berghuis all went 3-0, Skye Powers, Chase Arndt and Jesus Cardenas all went 2-1 in the Section duals.

The Falcons had an awesome Section 4A Individual tournament with all fourteen placing, including twelve state qualifiers. The one thing that was very impressive was thirteen in the top four in the section, clearly one of the top teams in Class A in state this season. Tanner Berghuis, Taylor Fester, Ramzee Molinaro and Kelvin Andrade-Ponce all earned section championships. Cole Holien, Brady Holien, Hayden Straumann, Jake Mortensen, Skye Powers, Chase Arndt, Jaxon Behm and Logan Sherwood all earned second place and they all punched their ticket to the state tournament. Travys Lawver earned third place and Jesus Cardenas earned fifth place.

The Falcons defeated Section 8A foe Badger/Greenbush-Middle River Gators in the state quarterfinals 42-22. In the semifinals they were defeated by the No. 1A ranked rivals the Long Prairie/Grey Eagle/Browerville Wolves 31-22. In the Falcons third place match, they were defeated by the No. 2A ranked Tracy-Milroy-Balaton/Westbrook-Walnut Grove Panthers 38-26. Cole Holien, Kelvin Ponce and Tanner Berghuis all went 3-0, Ramzee Molinaro and Travys Lawver both went 2-1 and Logan Sherwood went 2-0 in the state tournament duals. The Falcons earned three state tournament medals, Tanner Berghuis @ 285 (46-3) earned fifth place, Cole Holien @ 106 (37-10) earned fifth place and Brady Holien @ 113 (33-15) earned sixth place.

MINNEWASKA AREA LAKERS

The Lakers were the No. 2 seed in the Section 5A duals, they defeated their foe from the Park Region Conference the Osakis Silverstreaks 76-6 in the Section quarterfinals. The Lakers defeated their West Central Conference rivals the Benson Braves in the semifinals 49-18, they won eleven of fourteen matches. In the championship they were defeated by the No. 1A ranked Long Prairie-Grey Eagle/Browerville Wolves from the Park Region Conference 37-25. The Lakers won six of the fourteen matches, very close to a split. Easton McCrory, Mason Blair, Tyson Meyer, Tyler Vanluik, Dylan Jergenson and Jakob Swalla all went 3-0 and Jacob Blair, Caden Koziol, Jackson Stadsvold, Max Reichmann and Adam Larson all went 2-1 in the Section 5A duals.

The Lakers had a very good Section 5A Individual tournament with twelve place winners, including six section champions. Tyler VanLuik, Tyson Meyer, Mason Blair, Easton McCrory, Dylan Jergenson and Jakob Swalla all punch their tickets to the state tournament with their section championships. With ten in the top four in one of the toughest section the Class A state, the Lakers were definitely one of the top Class A Teams in the state. Jackson Stadsvold earned third place, Ryan VanLuik, Max Reichmann and Jacob Blair all earned fourth place and Adam Larson and Dylan Koubsky both earned sixth place.

The Lakers earned three state tournament medals, Tyson Meyer @ 170 (39-0) earned the state championship, Tyler VanLuik @ 195 (39-4) earned second place and Dylan Jergenson @ 220 (34-7) earned fourth place.
BENSON BRAVES

The Braves defeated the Paynesville Bulldogs in the quarterfinals of the Section 5A duals 41-19. The Braves won ten of the fourteen matches that were contested. The Braves were defeated by the No. 5A ranked Minnewaska Area Lakers 49-18. The Braves won three of the fourteen matches that were contested. Hunter Mondor, Wyatt McGee and Jared Knutson all went 2-0 in the Section 5A duals.

The Braves had a very good Section 5A Individual tournament with eleven place winners, including five state qualifiers. Hunter Mondor, Wyatt McGee, Dylan Steward, Jared Knutson and Tom Dineen all earned second place, to punch their tickets to the state tournament. Adam Zosel earned third place, Brady Ascheman and Aiden Sylte both earned fourth place. Carlos Gonsor earned fifth place, Adam Koosman and Mike Nagler both earned sixth place.

DAWSON-BOYD/LQPV/MONTI UNITED

The United defeated the New London-Spicer Wildcats in the quarterfinals of the Section 3AA duals 41-26. They were defeated by the No. 2 seeded Marshall Tigers 64-12. Trevor Johnson was the lone United grappler to go 2-0 in the Section 3AA duals. The United had nine Section 3AA place winners, including one state qualifier. Trevon Johnson earned the championship, to punch his ticket to the state tournament. Keaton Haas and Quintin Lehmann both earned third place, Tanner Johnson and Layton Wittnebel both earned fourth place. Landon Kroshal earned fifth place, Dain Mortenson, Sam Zindel and Quintin Garcia all took sixth place.

MORRIS AREA TIGERS

The Tigers were defeated by the No. 3 seeded Redwood River Valley 39-32 in the quarterfinals of the Section 3AA duals. The Tigers had nine section place winners, including one state qualifier. Davin Rose earned second place, to punch his ticket to the state tournament. Ethan Lebrija, Dalton Rose, Brady Cardwell and Matt McNeill all earned third place. Jed Feuchtenberger earned fourth place, Ben Travis earned fifth place and Tristan Raths and Dillon Nelson both earned sixth place.

BOLD WARRIORS

The Warriors were defeated in their Section 5A preliminary dual by the Quad County Cobras 55-24. The Warriors won four matches of the fourteen that were contested. The Warriors had four Section 5A place winners, including three state qualifiers, Anthony Maher earned the championship and Tim Peppel and Brady Ridler both earned second place to punch their ticket to the state tournament. Austin Kiecker earned third place at the Section 5A tournament.
SAUK CENTRE/MELROSE COOP

The Coop was defeated by the Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton Rebels in their Section 8AA preliminary dual 60-21. The Coop had three Section 8AA place winners, Sam Sjorgren earned third place, Karter Wensmann earned fourth place and Coy Sjogren earned fifth place.

CENTRAL MINNESOTA CONFERENCE

The Central Minnesota Conference had twenty-one state qualifiers, including six that earned state medals.

PIERZ PIONEERS

The Pioneers were seeded No. 4 in the Section 8AA duals, they defeated the No. 5 seeded Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus Road Crew in the quarterfinals 40-29. The Pioneers won eight of the fourteen matches that were contested. In the semifinals they were defeated by the No. 1AA rated Perham Yellow Jackets 57-11. Jake Andres, Reese Kapsner and Austin Dickmann all went 2-0 at the Section 8AA duals.

The Pioneers had a good Section 8AA Individual tournament with ten place winners, including three state qualifiers. Reese Kapsner earned the Section championship and Jake Andres and Carson Huls both earned second place to punch their tickets to the state tournament. Trevor Radunz and Brandon Funk both earned third place and Austin Dickman and Jacob Gotvald both earned fourth place. Austin Radunz earned fifth place and Ross Boser and Brandon Tomala both earned sixth place. The Pioneers earned one state tournament medal, Reese Kapsner @ 160 (38-6) earned sixth place.
BELGRADE-BROOTEN-ELROSA JAGUARS

The Jaguars were the No. 4 seeded in the Section 5A duals, they defeated their rivals the Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg Fighting Saints in the quarterfinals 46-19. The Jaguars won ten of the fourteen matches that were contested. They were defeated in the semifinals by the No. 1A ranked Long Prairie-Grey Eagle/Browerville Wolves 49-15. Walker Bents, Canon Swanson and Tyler Bents all went 2-0 in the Section 5A duals.

The Jaguars had a very good Section 5A Individual tournament with eleven place winners, including five state qualifiers. Canon Swanson, Tyler Bents and Blake Fischer all earned section championships and Walker Bents and Tyler Jensen all earned second place to punch their tickets to the state tournament. Mark Jenniges earned third place and Ryan Jensen earned fourth place. Isaac Kampsen and Michael Doubek both earned fifth place and Dylan Kampsen and Thaniel Cebulla both earned sixth place.

The Jaguars earned four state tournament medals, Canon Swanson @ 126 (45-1) earned second place, Walker Bents @ 106 (45-6) earned third place, Tyler Bents @138 (44-3) earned fourth place, Blaine Fischer @ 120 (39-10) earned third place.

KIMBALL AREA CUBS

The Cubs were the No. 3 seed in the Section 4A duals, they defeated the Sibley East Wolverines in the quarterfinals 54-15. The Cubs won eleven matches of the fourteen that were contested. In the semifinals they defeated their Central Minnesota Conference rivals the Howard Lake/Waverly/Winsted Lakers 37-33. The split the matches at seven apiece.
In the championship the young Cubs were defeated by the No. 3A ranked Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City Falcons 56-10. Zach Holtz, Ashton Hanan and Carter Holtz all went 3-0 and Alex Nelson, Cody Leither and Brandon Guggisberg all went 2-1 in the Section 4A duals.

The Cubs had a very good Section 4A Individual tournament with thirteen place winners, including five state qualifiers. Zack Holtz, Carter Holtz and Ashton Hanan all earned section championships and Alex Nelson and Lucas Jurek both earned second place to punch their tickets to the state tournament. Jimmy Wicker and Cody Leither both earned third place and Chase Anderson, Nicholas Bowen and Marcellus Jensen all earned fourth place. Jack Bollman earned fifth place and Brandon Guggisberg earned sixth place.

The Cubs earned one state tournament medal, Zack Holt @ 152 (16-2) earned fourth place.
HOWARD LAKE/WAVERLY/WINSTED LAKERS

The Lakers were the No. 2 seed in the Section 4A duals, they defeated the Spectrum Sting in the quarterfinals 63-9. In the semifinals they were defeated by their Central Minnesota Conference rivals the Kimball Area Cubs 37-33 in a very exciting dual. The Lakers and Cubs split the matches at seven apiece. Wiley Wiegert, Mitchell Mallak, Ryan Tuchtenhagen, Joseph Schanus, Danny Mosford and Quinn Mathisen all went 2-0 in the Section 4A duals.

The Lakers had a good Section 4A Individual tournament with nine place winners, including four state qualifiers. Collin Boese earned the section championship and Quinn Mathisen, Danny Mosford and Ryan Tuchtenhagen all earned second place to punch their tickets to the state tournament. Mitchell Mallak, Wiley Wiegert and Joseph Schanus all earned third place and Colton Long and Liam Eberhard both took second place.

EDEN VALLEY-WATKINS EAGLES

The Eagles were seeded No. 4 in the Section 4A duals; they defeated the No. 5 seed Norwood Young America Raiders 52-24 in the quarterfinals. They won ten of the fourteen matches that were contested. The Eagles were defeated by the No. 3A ranked Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City Falcons 71-3 in the semifinals. The Eagles had ten section 4A place winners, including six in the top four. Zach Nistler, Trevyn Ludwig, Taylor Ludwig and Teagyn Ludwig all earned third place. Ethan Kay and Gavin Mathies both earned fourth place and Sam Nistler earned fifth place. Both Carter Mathies and Armando Walker both earned sixth place.
PAYNESVILLE BULLDOGS

The Bulldogs were seeded No. 5 in the Section 5A duals, they were defeated in the quarterfinals by the No. 4 seed the Benson Braves from the West Central Conference 51-19. The Bulldogs had eight Section 5A place winners, including one state qualifier. Shawn Rue earned second place to punch his ticket to the state tournament. Brett Mages and Brandon Schlangen both earned fourth place, Craig Schmitz, Riley Messer, Weston Roberg, Gabe Nelson and Spencer Eisenbraun all earned fifth place.

The Bulldogs earned one state medal, Shawn Rue @ 132 (41-6) earned fifth place.

HOLDINGFORD HUSKERS

The Huskers were seeded No. 6 in the Section 7A duals, they defeated Walker-Hackensack-Ackley-Nevis Wolves in their preliminary dual 40-21. The Huskers won nine of the fourteen matches that were contested. In the quarterfinals they were defeated by the Class A Lean and Mean Royalton/Upsala Royals 54-14. James Welle and Sam Harren both went 2-0 in the Section 7A duals.

The Huskers had a good Section 7A Individual tournament with eight section place winners, including two state qualifiers. Alex Lange and James Welle both earned second place, to punch their tickets to the state tournament. Blake Sigler earned third place, Sam Harren and Drew Lange both earned fourth place. Tate Lange and Cohl Clear both earned fifth place and Max Secord earned sixth place.
PARK REGION CONFERENCE

The Park Region Conference had thirty state qualifiers, eight earned state tournament medals, including one state champion.

SOUTH

LONG PRAIRIE-GREY EAGLE/BROWERVILLE WOLVES

The Wolves defended their Section 5A Dual title, with three big wins. They defeated the Quad County Cobras in the quarterfinals 72-3, as they won thirteen of the fourteen matches that were contested. In the semifinals they defeated No. 9A ranked Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa Jaguars 49-15. In the championship they defeated the No. 5A ranked Minnewaska Area Lakers 37-25. Mason Gode, Nye Becker, Riley Thom and Austin Carr all went 3-0, Cael Lorentz, Caleb Pesta, Carter Meiners, Levi Line, Justin Crandall, Adam Lindquist, Landon Gode and Gabe Pesta all went 2-1 and Isiah Gorder went 2-0 in the Section 5A duals.

The Wolves had a very good Section 5A Individual tournament with fourteen place winners, including five state qualifiers. Mason Gode and Caleb Pesta both earned section championships and Carter Meiners, Landon Gode and Gabe Pesta all earned second place to punch their tickets to the state tournament. Nye Becker, Austin Carr, Adam Lindquist and Levi Line all earned third place and Riley Thom, Ted Stacey, Justin Crandall and Isiah Gorder all earned fourth place and Cael Lorentz earned fifth place.

The Wolves had a very good state tournament performance with three big dual meet wins for 27-1 overall dual meet record and the Class A State Championship. The Wolves defeated the Section 1A champion, the Goodhue Wildcats in the quarterfinals 30-24. In the semifinals they defeated the Section 4A Champions, their rivals the Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City Falcons 31-22. In the championship they defeated the Section 2A Champions the Kenyon-Wanamingo Knights 35-27. Carter Meiners, Landon Gode, Mason Gode, Ted Stacey and Gabe Pesta all went 3-0, Cael Lorentz, Nye Becker, Austin Carr and Caleb Pesta all went 2-1 in the state tournament duals. The Wolves earned a pair of state tournament medals, Mason Gode @ 132 (50-1) earned second place and Landon Gode @ 126 (37-12) earned fourth place.
WEST CENTRAL AREA/ASHBY/BRANDON-EVANSVILLE KNIGHTS

The Knights defeated the Pelican Rapids Vikings in the Section 6A quarterfinals 57-16. I the semifinals they were defeated by Class A Lean and Mean Ottertail Central Bulldogs 34-25. Shad Swanson, Anthony Sykora, Jordan Lohse, Bryce Lien, Kaleb Getz, Hunter Mickelson and Wyatt Olson all went 2-0 in the Section 6A duals.

The Knights had a good Section 6A Individual tournament with eleven section place winners, including three state qualifiers. Wyatt Olson earned the section championship and Jordan Lohse and Anthony Sykora both earned second place to punch their tickets to the state tournament. Kaleb Getz, Hunter Mickelson and Austin Mattson all earned third place. Ruebens Swanson and Ashton Danner both earned fourth place and Shad Swanson, Colton Lindquist and Devin Stone all earned fifth place. The Knights earned one state tournament medal, Wyatt Olson @ 195 (42-6) earned third place.

ROYALTON/UPSALA ROYALS

The Royals were seeded No. 2 and for the second year in the row, they earned second place, in Section 7A. They defeated their rivals the Holdingford Huskiers 54-15, winning eleven of thirteen matches. In the semifinals they defeated their rivals the Blackduck/Cass Lake-Bena Bears 37-25, the Royals won eight matches. In the championship the Royals were defeated by Class A Lean and Mean rivals the Aitkin Gobblers 37-25, the Royals won six matches. This was a very exciting dual, with the outcome not decided to the final matches of the dual. Mason Novitzki and Wyatt Lahr both went 3-0, Sam Costanzo, Jackson Held, Will Gorecki, Jacob Leibold and Damion Theisen all went 2-1 and Gage Louden went 2-0 at the Section duals.

The Royals ha a very good Section 7A Individual tournament with thirteen place winners, including five state qualifiers. Jackson Held and Damion Theisen both earned section championships and Wyatt Lahr, Mason Novitzki and Matthew Kasella all earned second place to punch their tickets to the state tournament. Jacob Leibold and Gage Louden both earned third place and Gabe Gorecki, Will Gorecki, Brady Conrad and Hunter Novitzki all earned fourth place. Aiden Olson earned fifth place and Bryce Binek took eighth place.

The Royals earned two state tournament medals, Jackson Held @ 160 (38-3) earned fourth place and Wyatt Lahr @ 126 (28-18) earned sixth place.

OSAKIS SILVERSTREAKS

The Silverstreaks defeated the Ortonville Trojans in the preliminary dual of the Section 5A duals 52-24, they won nine of of the fourteen matches that were contested. In the quarterfinals they were defeated by the No. 5A ranked Minnewaska Area Lakers 76-6. Nathan Kulzer went 2-0 in the the Section 5A duals. The Silverstreaks had four Section 5A place winners, Dominic Strom earned third place, Nathan Kulzer and Triston Stoetzel both earned fourth place and Logan Grove earned sixth place.
NORTH

BERTHA-HEWITT/VERNDALE/PARKERS PRAIRIE RAIDERS

The Raiders were the No. 1 seed in the Section 6A duals; they defeated the Staples-Motley Cardinals from the Mid-State Conference in the quarterfinals 46-30. In the semifinals they defeated the Border West Buccaneers 64-12. In the championship they defeated their Park Region Conference rivals the Ottertail Central Bulldogs 45-12. Quinn Kern, Devin Dean, Zavier Grefe and Craig Orlando all went 3-0, Deagen Captain, Jason Koehn and Gideon Ervasti all went 2-1 and Hunter Dean, David Revering, Trever Arceneau and Carter Rokes all went 2-0 in the Section 6A duals.

The Raiders had a very good Section 6A Individual tournament with twelve place winners, including five state qualifiers. Craig Orlando, Zavier Grefe, Trevor Arceneau and Jason Koehn all earned section championships and Devin Dean earned second place to punch their tickets to the state tournament. Quinn Kern, Deagan Captain and Jaden Finck all earned third place and David Revering and Hunter Dean both earned fourth place and Brock Peterson and Mason Schroeder both earned fifth place.

The Raiders earned one state tournament medal, Craig Orlando @ 285 (47-1) earned his second state championship.

OTTERTAIL CENTRAL BULLDOGS

The Bulldogs were the No. 2 seed in the Section 6A duals, they defeated the Barnesville Trojans from the Heart O’Lakes Conference 53-18 in the quarterfinals. In the semifinals they defeated their Park Region Conference rivals the West Central Area/Ashby/Brandon-Evansville Knights 34-25. In the championship, they were defeated by the No. 8A ranked Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale/Parkers Prairie Raiders 45-12. Laredo Bugbee went 3-0 and Logan Schleske, Matt Hendricks, Zane Swanson, Caden Johnson, Wyatt Thorson and Cian Buehler all went 2-1 in the Section 6A duals.

The Bulldogs had an awesome Section 6A Individual tournament with eleven place winners, including seven state qualifiers. Wyatt Thorson, Max Naddy and Laredo Bugbee all earned section championships and Zane Swanson, Cian Buehler, Logan Schleske and Nic Gardin all earned second place to punch their tickets to the state tournament. Matt Hendricks and Conner Tierney both earned fourth place and Brien Poser and Caden Johnson both earned fifth place. The Bulldogs earned one state tournament medal, Cian Buehler @ 285 (33-11) earned fourth place.
UNITED NORTH CENTRAL WARRIOR

The Warriors were the No. 4 seed in the Section 8A duals, they defeated the Fertile-Beltrami Falcons 63-4 in the quarterfinals. In the semifinals they were defeated by the Badger/Greenbush-Middle River Gators 55-13. Ethan Henrickson, TJ Jasicki and Isaac Tellers all went 2-0 in the Section 8A duals. The Warriors had a very good Section 8A Individual tournament with eleven place winners, including three state qualifiers. Ethan Hendrickson earned the section championship and Isaac Tellers and Eion Ness both earned second place to punch their tickets to the state tournament. TJ Janski, Jared Seibert, Dakota Meech and Gator Bettin all earned third place. Dylan Rasmussen and Hank Tellers both earned fourth place and Brock Kako earned fifth place and Torrey Carlson earned sixth place. The Warriors earned one state tournament medal, Ethan Hendrickson @ 106 (38-6) earned sixth place.
NEW YORK MILLS EAGLES

The Eagles were the No. 5 seed in the Section 6A duals, they were defeated by the No. 4 seed in the quarterfinals by the Border West Buccaneers 34-28.
The Eagles had a good Section 6A Individual tournament with eleven place winners, including two state qualifiers. Dane Niemi earned the section championship and Dylan Fischer earned second place to punch their tickets to the state tournament. Carter Haman, Gabe Geiser and Bren Salo all earned third place and Elliot Mann earned fourth place. Derrik Wegscheid, Logan Small and Alex Sandoval all earned fifth place and Chris Yoder earned sixth place. The Eagles earned one state tournament medal, Dane Niemi @ 120 (32-11) earned fifth place.

WADENA-DEER CREEK WOLVERINES

The Wolverines were defeated in their preliminary Section 6A dual by the Barnesville Trojans 48-15. The Wolverines had five Section 6A Individual tournament, Simon Snyder and Cody Wheeler both earned third place, Mason Snyder earned fourth place and Koby Endres and Logan Wegscheid both earned sixth place.

GREAT RIVER CONFERENCE

The Great River Conference had eight state qualifiers and two earned state tournament medals.

RUSH CITY/BRAHAM TIGERS

The Tigers defeated the Ogilvie Lions in the Section 7A preliminary dual 48-30 and in the quarterfinals they were defeated by the Class A Lean and Mean Aitkin Gobblers 48-10. Daniel Mielke was the lone Tiger to go 2-0 in the Section 7A duals. The Tigers a good section 7A Individual tournament with seven place winners and one state qualifier. Daniel Mielke earned the championship, to punch his ticket to the state tournament. Devin Shellito earned third place and Logan Niessen earned fourth place. Landon Umbreit, Carson Shockman and both earned fifth place and Isaak Coolidge all earned fifth place and Samson Hageman took sixth place.

The Tigers had seven Section 7A Individual tournament place winners, including one state qualifier. Daniel Mielke earned second place to punch his ticket to the state tournament. Devin Shellito earned third place and Logan Niessen earned fourth place. Isaak Coolidge, Landon Umbreit and Carson Shockman all earned fifth place and Samson Hageman earned sixth place.
MILLE LACS RAIDERS

The Raiders were defeated in the Section 7A duals, in their quarterfinal match by Blackduck-Cass Lake-Bena Panthers 51-30. The Raiders had a very good Section 7A Individual tournament, they earned ten places including two state qualifiers. Eric Bassett and Braden Willis both earned section championships, to punch their tickets to the state tournament. Tommy Geist earned third place, Ethan Benson, Bradley Bernu and Colin Goor all earned fourth place. Daniel Miller and Nate Strang both earned fifth place and Eric Thompson and Cody Stark both sixth place.

The Raiders had a good Section 7A Individual tournament with ten place winners, including two state qualifiers. Braeden Willis and Eric Bassett both earned section championships to punch their tickets to the state tournament. Tommy Geist earned third place, Colin Goor, Ethan Benson and Brad Bernu all earned fourth place. Daniel Miller and Nate Strang both earned fifth place and Cody Stark and Eric Thompson both earned sixth place. The Raiders earned one state tournament medal, Braeden Willis @ 285 (33-6) earned sixth place.

OGILVIE LIONS

The Lions were defeated in the Section 7A duals by the Rush City/Braham Tigers 48-30.The Lions earned six places at the Section 7A Individual tournament, with Alex Chidester earning second place and punching his ticket to the state tournament. Beau Burk earned third place, Ethan Warren and Gavin McLevis both earned fifth place. Rhett Hudoba and Riley Lambert both took sixth place. The Lions had six Section 7A Individual place winners, including one state qualifier. Alex Chidester earned second place to punch his ticket to the state tournament. Beau Burk earned third place, Ethan Warren and Gavin McLevis both earned fifth place and Rhett Hudoba and Riley Lambert both earned sixth place.
CLOQUET-ESKO-CARLTON LUMBERJACKS

The Lumberjacks were defeated by the HIbbing Bluejackets in the Section 7AA quarterfinal dual 43-27. The Lumberjacks had a good Section 7AA Individual tournament with eight place winners. Tyler Harms-Synkiew earned second place to punch his ticket to the state tournament. Griffin Fjeld and Zeb Wehr both earned third place, Hunter Senarighi, Sam Bolling and Deeken Fjeld all earned fourth place. Jordan Allen and Reese Sheldon both earned fifth place.

The Lumberjacks earned eight place winners at the Section 7AA Individual tournament, including one state qualifier. Tyler Harms-Synkiew earned second place to punch his ticket to the state tournament. Griffin Fjeld and Zeb Wehr both earned third place, Sam Bolling, Hunter Senarighi and Deeken Fjeld all earned fourth place and Reese Sheldon and Jordan Allen both earned fifth place.

PINE CITY/HINCKLEY-FINLAYSON DRAGONS

The Dragons defeated Nashwauk-Keetwatin in their Section 7AA preliminary dual 57-24. In the quarterfinals they were defeated by the AA Lean and Mean Mora Mustangs 53-6. Will Fix was the lone Dragon that went 2-0 in the Section 7AA duals. The Dragons had a good Section 7AA individual tournament with nine place winners and three that punch their tickets to the state tournament. Will Fix, Justin Matson and Robert Decker all earned second for their tickets to the state tourney. Cory Bosta earned fourth place, Gavin Rockstroh and Luke Knudson both earned fifth place and Brody Clark, Jacob Indahl and Lukas Kemen all earned sixth place.

The Dragons had a good Section 7AA Individual tournament with nine place winners, including three state qualifiers. Will Fix, Justin Matson and Robert Decker all earned second place to punch their tickets to the state tournament. Cory Basta earned fourth place, Gavin Rockstroh and Luke Knudson both earned fifth place and Lukas Kemen, Brody Clark and Jacob Lindahl all earned sixth place.
PROCTER-HERMANTOWN RAILS

The Rails were defeated in the Section 7AA preliminary dual by the Virginia Bluejackets 60-10. The Rails had three place winners at the Section 7AA Individual Tournament, Zak McPhee earned third place, Henry Ringdahl earned fifth place and Owen Moore earned sixth place. The Rails earned three medals at the Section 7AA Individual tournament; Zak McPhee earned third place, Henry Ringdahl earned fifth place and Owen Moore earned sixth place.

AT LARGE CLASS A TEAMS

AITKIN GOBBLERS

The Gobblers had an awesome Section 7A Individual tournament with thirteen place winners, including six that punched their to the state tournament. Tyler Spolarich earned their lone championship and Jack Gravelle, Luke Pelarski, Carson Kullhem and Marshall Larson all earned second place to punch their tickets to the state. Craig Ashton and Cody Snyder both earned third place and Jack Workman earned fourth place. Nathan Rom earned fifth place, Carter Endrizzi and Hunter Hills both earned sixth place and Nathan Stifter took seventh place.

The Gobblers had a very good Section 7A Individual tournament with thirteen place winners, including six state qualifiers. Tyler Spolarich earned a section championship and Jack Gravelle, Luke Pelarski, Quin Miller, Carson Kullhem and Marshall Larson all earned second place to punch their ticket to the state tournament. Craig Ashton and Cody Snyder both earned third place and Jack Workman earned fourth place. Nathan Rom earned fifth place and Carter Endrizzi and Hunter Hills both earned sixth place and Nathan Stifter took seventh place.

KERKHOVEN-MURDOCK-SUNBURG FIGHTNING SAINTS

The Fighting Saints were defeated by the No. 9A ranked Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa Jaguars 46-19. The Fighting Saints had ten Section 5A place winners including two state qualifiers. Coy Gunderson earned the section championship and Jared Carlson earned second place to punch their tickets to the state tournament. Will Magaard, Chase Magaard and Richard Jones all earned third place and Brody Forsell earned fifth place. Ely Johnson, Brandon Kallstrom, Marc Collins and Jason Jones all took sixth place.

The Fighting Saints had a good Section 5A Individual tournament with ten place winners, including two section state qualifiers. Coy Gunderson earned a section championship and Jared Carlson earned second place to punch his ticket to the state tournament. Will Magaard, Chase Magaard and Richard Jones all earned third place, Brody Forsell earned fifth place, Brndo Kallstrom, Marc Collins, Jason Jones and Ely Johnson all earned sixth place. The Fighting Saints earned one state tournament medal, Coy Gunderson @ 106 (41-5) earned fourth place.
STAPLES-MOTLEY CARDINALS

The Cardinals defeated the Breckenridge Cowboys in the Section 6A preliminary dual 54-19. The quarterfinals they were defeated by the No. 8A ranked Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale/Parkers Prairie Panthers 46-30. Brayden Christensen, Blayne Dumprope, Spencer Miller, Owen Bjerga and Gordon Enyart all went 2-0 at the Section 6A duals. The Cardinals had a good section Section 6A individual tournament, with nine place winners. The Cardinals had three state qualifiers, Owen Bjerga, Spencer Miller and Blayne Dumprope all earned section championships, to punch their tickets to the state tournament. Gordon Enyart earned third place, Logan Weite earned fourth place and Dalton Wells earned fifth place. Payton Bjerga, Brayden Christensen and Shaine Guggenberger all took sixth place.
The Cardinals earned two state tournament medals, Owen Bjerga @ 160 (47-2) earned second place and Spencer Miller @ 152 (27-4) earned third place.
CROSBY-IRONTON RANGERS

The Rangers were defeated by the Deer River Warriors in the Section 7A quarterfinal dual. The Rangers seven Section 7A place winners, including three state qualifiers, Nate Williams, Taylor Eigenheer and Adam Christopher all earned section championships to punch their ticket to the State tournament. John Paul Fitzpatrick earned third place and Josh Mienert and Kyle Blasek earned fourth place and Gabe Ridler took sixth place. The Rangers earned seven Section 7A place winners, including three state qualifiers. Taylor Eigenheer, Nate Williams and Adam Christopher all earned section championships to punch their ticket to the state tournament. John Paul Fitzpatrick earned third place, Josh Mienert and Kyle Blasek both earned fourth place and Gage Ridlon earned sixth place.

BORDER WEST BUCCANEERS

The Buccaneers defeated the New York Mills Eagles in the Section 6A quarterfinals dual 34-28. In the semifinals they were defeated by the No. 8A ranked Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale/Parkers Prairie Panthers 64-12. Michael Dennis was the lone Buccaneer that went 2-0 in the Section 6A duals. The Buccaneers had six section 6A place winners, including two state qualifiers, Eli Larson earned the section championship and Jace Olson earned second place to punch their tickets to the state tournament. Micheal Dennis and Isaac Ebnet both earned fourth place and Isaac Deal and Jacob Adelman both took sixth place.

ORTONVILLE TROJANS

The Trojans were defeated in the Section 5A preliminary dual by the Osakis Silverstreaks 52-24. The Trojans had three Section 5A place winners, Danny Eastman and Deavn Boots both earned fifth place and Nathan Gustafson took sixth place. The Trojans had three Section 5A place winners, Danny Eastman and Deavan Boots both earned fifth place and Nathan Gustafson earned sixth place.

PEQOUT LAKES/PINE RIVER-BACKUS ROAD CREW

The Road Crew was defeated in the Section 8AA quarterfinals by the AA Lean and Mean Pierz Pioneers 40-29. The Road Crew had ten Section 8AA place winners, including one state qualifier. Connor Tulenchik earned second place to punch his ticket to the state tournament. Jake Poehler, Josh Pettit, Kennan Dahl and Evan Koering all earned fourth place. Harley Large, and Corbin Knapp both earned fifth place and Owen Carlson and Rim Ryan both took sixth place.

QUAD COUNTY COBRAS

The Cobras defeated the BOLD Warriors in the Section 5A preliminary dual 55-24. In the quarterfinals they were defeated by the No. 1A ranked Long Prairie-Grey Eagle/Browerville Wolves 72-3. Ayden Friese was the lone Cobra to go 2-0 in the Section 5A duals. The Cobras had seven Section 5A place winners, including one state qualifier, Ayden Friese earned the section championship to punch his ticket to the state tournament. Jack Howard and Gunner Stier both earned third place, Abel Chaparro and David Hidalgo both earned fifth place and Brady Rhode and Luke Kluver both took sixth place.

Central Minnesota Mat Rats Late January Report (25th Annual) by Roger Mischke

Central Minnesota Mat Rats Late January Report (25th Annual)
by Roger Mischke
By Roger Mischke January 2018 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 results@theguillotine.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 or Mat Boss, could you please add me to your mailing list. Thanks, The Mat Rat Roger Mischke
CLASS AAA TEAMS

SAINT MICHAEL-ALBERTVILLE KNIGHTS

The Knights defeated their Mississippi 8 Conference rivals the Rogers Royals 57-12. The Knights earned 235.5 points with fourteen place winners to earn the championship at the East Ridge Lightning Invitational. Carl Leuer, Cole Becker and Brandon Psyk all earned championships and Travis Smith, Wyatt Lidberg and Jonah Hayes all earned second place. Kaden Amundson earned third place, Jimmy Ltei earned fourth place and Isaiah Misna earned fifth place. The Knights had a very good team performance with 231.5 points with thirteen place winners to earn the Mississippi 8 Conference championship. Brandon Psyk, Cole Becker, Dylan Hanson and Wyatt Lidberg all earned championships. Jimmy Heil, Owen Vike, Carl Leuer and Harrison Wright all earned second place. Kaden Amundson, Hayden LeMonds and TJ Duerr all earned third place, Toby Dehn earned fourth place and Isaiah Misna earned fifth place.

WILLMAR CARDINALS

The Cardinals defeated Section 8AAA and Central Lakes Conference rival the Sartell-St. Stephen Sabres 44-22. The Cardinals earned 173.5 points with fourteen place winners to earn the championship at the Hutchinson Tigers Invitational. Josh Miley, Cael Carlson, Grant Deegan, Lincoln Shinn, Andrew Reigstad and Charlie Farhat all earned championships. Alex Backes and Kaden Streed both got second place and Ethan Roux and Braeden Erickson both earned third place. Caden Carlson, Jack Roehl, Jonas Anez and Mason Swanson all earned fourth place and Marco Sanchez took sixth place. The Cardinals defeated two AAA foes at the Bemidji Lumberjack triangular. They defeated their Section 8AAA rivals, the Lean and Mean Bemidji Lumberjacks 42-19 and the No. 9AAA Anoka Tornadoes 36-28. Alex Backes, Cael Carlson, Lincoln Shinn, Andrew Reigstad and Charlie Farhat all went 2-0 at the Lumberjack triangular.

BEMIDJI LUMBERJACKS

The Lumberjacks defeated two rivals at the Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus Road Crew Quadrangular. They were defeated by Section 8AAA rivals the Brainerd Warriors 42-25 and they defeated Section 8AA rivals the PLPRB Road Crew 49-14 and the Section 7AA rivals the Hibbing Bluejackets 61-12. Alan Wuori, Peter Moen and Kalen Beam all went 3-0, Caleb Bahr and Nikita Uvarov went 2-0, Seth Sisneros and Seth Newby both went 2-1 at the Road Crew Quad. The Lumberjacks defeated Section 8A rivals, No. 7A ranked Frazee Hornets 39-19. The Lumberjacks earned 157 points with nine place winners to earn third place at the Thief River Falls Air Force/National Guard Prowler Invitational. This was a field of seventeen teams, Joe Hudson and Peter Moen both earned championships and Chance Hinrichs and Kaleb Beam both earned second place. Cale Newby, Alan Wuori and Nic Geiger all earned third place, Darren Roth earned fourth place and Caleb Bahr took seventh place. The Lumberjacks split a pair of duals to AAA ranked foes; they defeated the No. 9AAA Anoka Tornadoes 29-28. They were defeated by the No. 5AAA ranked Section 8AAA rivals the Willmar Cardinals 42-19. Seth Newby and Nic Geiger both went 2-0 at the Lumberjack triangular.
BRAINERD WARRIORS

The Warriors went one and one at the Little Falls Flyers triangular, with a big win over their Section 8AAA rivals the Flyers 42-29. They were defeated by unranked Becker Bulldogs 39-28. The reason I say unranked, is that the Bulldogs have nearly twenty dual meet wins on the season. Atlie Danielson, Gabe Wagner and Kyle Patnode all went 2-0 at the Flyer triangular. The Warriors went one and one at the Road Crews event. They defeated their rivals the Road Crew 48-24 and they were defeated by Section 8AAA rivals the Bemidji Lumberjacks 42-25. Atlie Danielson, Braden Kramer, Brad Patnode, Gabe Wagner, Isaiah Jillson, Kyle Patnode, Forrest Gibson and Cade Barrett all went 2-0. Special note: Kyle Patnode won his 100th Career Match. The Warriors were defeated in a pair of duals at the Long Prairie/Grey Eagle/Browerville Wolves triangular. They were defeated by the No. 8AA Detroit Lakes Lakers 36-31 and to the No. 1A Long Prairie/Grey Eagle/Browerville Wolves 46-22. Braden Kramer, Brad Patnode and Cade Barrett all went 2-0 at the Wolves triangular.
SARTELL SABRES

The Sabres were defeated by No. 6AAA, Section 8AAA and Central Lakes Conference rivals the Willmar Cardinals 44-22. The Sabres went 2-2 at the Cambridge-Isanti Bluejacket Duals, with wins over AAA Prior Lake Lakers 34-24 and AA Lean and Mean Mora Mustangs 40-32. They were defeated by No. 10AAA the Forest Lake Ranges 52-21 and the AAA Lean and Mean Cambridge-Isanti Bluejackets 38-32. Jackson Penk, Nick Pelach and Cole Fibranz all went 4-0 and Dylan Enriquez and Spencer Johnson all went 3-1 at the Bluejacket duals. The Sabres defeated the AA Lean and Mean and Secton 8AA Pierz Pioneers 40-30. The Sabres had a very good team performance with 217.5 points and thirteen place winners to earn the championship at the Alexandria “Big Ole” Invitational. Jackson Penk @ 132 (28-1), Nick Pelach @ 138 (27-1), Sam Fernholz @ 145 (24-8), Jack Engle @ 182 (13-5) and Cole Fibranz @ 220 (28-1) all earned championships. Dylan Enriquez @ 106 (26-3), Andy Heckman @ 113 (16-7), Ashton Lipinski @ 126 (12-11) and Matthew Lindstrom @ 195 all earned second place. Tim Stephens @ 120 (14-14), Avery Kouba @ 145 and Alex Moritz @ 160 all earned fourth place and Theron Dohm @ 170 took sixth place. The Sabres Freshman earned 56 points with three place winners at the Freshman Section tournament. Spencer Johnson @ 106 (15-1) earned the championship and Ayden Frauenholtz @ 100 (19-8) and Dylan Weller @ 152 both earned fourth place. Special Note: Sam Fernholz @ 145 Won His 75th Career Match

CAMBRIDGE-ISANTI BLUEJACKETS

The Bluejackets defeated three foes at the Irondale Knights Quadrangular. The defeated the Irondale Knights 44-20, Section 5AAA Maple Grove Grovers 51-24 and the Section 7AA Proctor/Hermantown Coop 72-12. Travis Drews, Jimmy Brown and Wyatt Kruse all went 3-0, Sam Rodriquez, Gavin Hajek, Dalton Ball, Jared Gibson, Romeo Nordquist, Wyatt Wothe and Jacob Mauer all 2-1 and Ryan Cooper went 2-0 at the Knights quad. The Bluejackets had a good tournament performance, they earned 130 points with nine place winners to earned third place at the Mississippi 8 Conference tournament. Tate Torgerson and Jacob Mauer both earned championships and Jimmy Brown and Wyatt Kruse both earned second place. Easton Johnson earned third place and Romeo Nordquist and Aidan Brown both earned fourth place and Austin Cantrell and Gavin Hajek both earned sixth place.
SAUK RAPIDS/RICE STORM

The Storm defeated their Central Lakes Conference rivals the Fergus Falls Otters 57-15. The Storm earned eighth place at the Eastview Lightning Invitational with 104 points and eight place winners. Jared Spohn @ 120 (25-3) and Ben Gilbertson @ 138 (18-14) both earned second place and Jake Ackerman @ 152 (24-9) earned third place. Cole Ackerman @ 145 (15-14) and Marcus Santillana @ 170 (19-14) both earned fourth place, Andrew Wollack @ 132 (18-11) earned fifth place and Ben Konz @ 220 and Zander Pelton @ 106 both earned sixth place.

ROGERS ROYALS

The Royals were defeated by Mississippi 8 Conference and Section 5AAA rivals the St. Michael-Albertville Knights 57-12. The Royals earned second place at the Osseo Orioles Rumble. They defeated their Section 5AAA rivals the Maple Grove Grovers 54-15, Section 8AAA St. Cloud Tech Tigers Coop 41-23 and the Section 8AAA Little Falls Flyers 40-36. They were defeated by the Section 1A and No. 9A ranked Goodhue Wildcats 46-21. Chris Dietl and Wil Yasseri both went 4-0, Max Ricks, Sam Essendrup, Kelly Omann and Evan Braesch all went 3-1 at the Orioles Rumble. The Royals had a good team performance with 110 points and ten place winners to earn fifth place a the Mississippi 8 Conference tournament. Donovan Skawiniak earned their lone championship and Will Yasseri earned second place. Max Ricks earned third place, Chris Dietl and Sam Dahl both earned fourth place, Sam Essendrup, Nolan Erickson and Evan Braesch all earned fifth place and Ryan Lund and Gavin Eicher both took sixth place.
ST. FRANCIS FIGHTING SAINTS

The Saints defeated their Mississippi 8 Conference rivals the Princeton Tigers 45-25. Fighting Saints went 2-1 at the Champlin Park Rebel duals to earn third place. They defeated the Champlin Park Rebels 50-12 and the White Bear Lake Bears 46-30. They were defeated by the Section 8AAA Brainerd Warriors 49-24. Grant Woodruff and Andrew Hoglund both went 3-0 and Ben Hallin, Mike Wasche, Calvin Grise, Joey Lipinski, Preston Lane, Kyle Lindenfelser, Nick Gerlach all went 2-1 at the Rebel Duals. The Fighting Saints had a very good team performance with 151 points and eleven place winners to earn second place a the Mississippi 8 Conference. Calvin Grise, Tate Skugquist and Kyle Lindenfeiser all earned second place and Kent Ottenbeck, Grant Woodruff, Mike Wasche and Joey Lipinski all earned third place. Ben Hallin, Andrew Hoglund, Preston Lane and Nick Gerlach all earned fourth place.
ST. CLOUD TECH TIGERS COOP

The Tigers had a big win over their Central Lakes Conference and Section 8AAA rivals the Alexandria Cardinals 43-27. The Tigers went 2-2 at the Osseo Orioles Rumble with wins over the Section 8AAA rivals the Little Falls Flyers 37-34 and Section 5AAA Maple Grove Grovers 51-28. They dropped duals to Section 7AAA Elk River Elks 42-33 and Section 5AAA Rogers Royals 41-23. Taylor Hugg @ 170 and Logan Hanson @ 182 both went 4-0, Nick Hamak @ 113, Tyler Zachman @ 145 and Carlos Agee @ 285 all went 3-1 and Jack Latterell @ 152 went 3-0 a the Oriole Rumble. The Tigers earned 91.5 points with seven place winners to earned tenth place at the sixteen team event at the Orono “Spartans” Invitational. Taylor Hugg @ 170 (30-5) earned the championship and Carlos Agee @ 285 (20-11) and Jack Latterell @ 152 (14-18) both earned fourth place. Logan Hanson @ 182 (22-9) and Mason Thompson @ 132 (10-14) both earned fifth place and Tyler Zachman @ 145 (20-14) and Brett Kayfes @ 126 both earned sixth place. The Tigers earned 73 points with five place winners to earned ninth place a the Freshman Section tournament, a field of seventeen teams. Tucker Hugg @ 285 (15-14) earned second place and Nick Hamak @ 113 (13-17) earned third place. Jaxon Kenning @ 106 (24-10), Jayden Dumbrovsh @ 94 (21-4) and Andy Johnson @ 138 (17-8) all earned fourth place
ELK RIVER ELKS

The Elks defeated their Northwest Suburban Conference rivals the Andover Huskies 49-26. The Elks earned third place at the Osseo Orioles Rumble with three big wins over the Mississippi 8 Conference rivals the Buffalo Bison 40-27, their Northwest Suburban Conference rivals the Osseo Orioles 39-31 and the Section 8AAA St. Cloud Tech Tigers 42-33. They dropped their semifinal dual to the Section 1A No. 9A ranked Goodhue Wildcats in a close one 33-30. Gage Clem, Gavin Hillary, Colton Pool and Tyler Benson all went 4-0, Seth Hopkins went 3-0, Hunter Larson and Lafayette Bade went 3-1 and Eli Williams went 2-1 at the Orioles rumble. The Elks defeated Northwest Suburban Conference rivals the Centennial Cougars 49-26. The had a good tournament performance with 135 points and eight place winners to earn third place at the Orono “Spartans” Invitational. Tyler Benson earned second place and Colton Pool earned third place. Gavin Hillary, Eli Williams, Cade Subby and Lafayette Bade all earned fourth place and Colton Strain earned fifth place.
LITTLE FALLS FLYERS

The Flyers were defeated by their Section 8AAA rivals the Brainerd Warriors 42-29 and Section 6AA Granite Ridge Conference rivals the Becker Bulldogs 54-25. Austin Litke, Gabe Nagel, Grant Litke, Sam Nagel and Luke Venske all went 2-0 at the Flyers Triangular. The Flyers defeated Section 5AAA foe the Maple Grove Grovers 54-26. They were defeated by Section 8AAA St. Cloud Tech Tigers 37-34, the Rogers Royals 40-36 and the Osseo Orioles 42-31. Gabe Nagel and Luke Venske both went 4-0, Austin Litke, Calvin Sherwood and Gran Litke went 3-1 and Simon Pentzke went 2-0 at the Osseo Orioles Rumble. The Flyers went 1-2 at the Royalton/Upsala Royals quadrangular, they defeated Royals 45-30. They were defeated by the Section 4A Kimball Area Cubs 41-31 and the Section 7A Holdingford Huskers 42-35. Austin Litke, Simon Pantzke, Gabe Nagel and Luke Venske all went 3-0, Nathan Kludt and Kole Kern both went 2-1 and Grant Litke went 2-0 at the Royals quad.
ALEXANDRIA CARDINALS

The Cardinals were defeated by Section 8AAA and Central Lakes Conference rivals the St. Cloud Tech Tigers 43-27. The Cardinals had a very good tournament with 115.5 points and eight place winners to earn fourth place at the sixteen team event at the Howard Lake/Waverly/Winsted Lake Invitational.Ryan Borris won their lone championship and Trappier Botz earned second place. AJ Sparr earned third place and Tyler Kleindl, Tate Runge, Blaze Nelson and Kelly Johnson all earned fourth place and Kyler Miller took sixth place. The Cardinals were defeated by a pair of Central Lakes Conference and Section 8AAA rivals. They were defeated by the Sauk Rapids-Rice Storm 51-20 and by the Rocori Spartans 43-30. Kelly Johnson, Ryan Borris, JP Radel, Tyler Kleindl and Deryk Neu all went 2-0 at the Cardinals home triangular. The Cardinals earned 100 points with ten place winners at their “Big Ole” Invitational. Ryan Borris and Jack Roth both earned second place and Kelly Johnson, AJ Sparr and JP Rodel all earned fourth place. Kyler Miller and Cody Richardson both earned fifth place and Cody Vatsndal, Byr Homelvig and Deryk Neu all took sixth place.
BUFFALO BISON

The Bison were defeated by Mississippi 8 Conference rivals the Monticello Magic 43-27. The Bison went 1-3 at the Osseo Orioles Rumble, they defeated Section 5AAA rivals the Maple Grove Grovers 48-19. They were defeated by Section 5AAA rivals the Osseo Orioles 44-26, the Elk River Elks 40-27 and the Section 1A, No. 9A ranked Goodhue Wildcats 45-22. Ryan Scherber and Riley Habisch went 4-0 and Thomas Samson and Owen Herbst went 3-1 at the Orioles Rumble. The Bison defeated the Champlin Park Rebels 36-24 and they were by defeated by the AAA Lean and Mean Coon Rapids Cardinals 48-22. Thomas Samson, Ryan Scherber and Owen Herbst all went 2-0 at the triangular. The Bison earned 84 points with six place winners to earn seventh place at the Mississippi 8 Conference tournament. Owen Herbst and Riley Habisch both earned championships and Ryan Scherber earned second place. Nathan DesMarais earned third place, Jacob Metz earned fifth place and Erin Bessie took sixth place.
CLASS AA TEAMS

FOLEY FALCONS

The Falcons defeated two foes at the Aitkin Gobbler Triangular; they beat the No. 12A Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale/Parkers Prairie Raiders 36-34 and the Section 7A Lean and Mean Aitkin Gobblers 51-16. Ethan Oswald, Isaiah Fitch, Mark Dierkes, Conner Thorsten, Max Lefebvre and Carter Svihla all went 2-0 at the Gobblers triangular. The Falcons defeated two foes at their home triangular, they defeated Granite Ridge Conference rivals the Mora Mustangs 39-28. They also defeated Section 8AAA Central Lakes Conference foe the Rocori Spartans 60-11. Levi Jacobson, Evan Milejczak, Carter Svihla, Max Lefebvre, Elijah Novak and Connor Thorsten all went 2-0 at the Falcons triangular. The Falcons defeated their Section 6AA rivals the Becker Bulldogs 32-23. This win should give the Falcons the No. 1 Seed in the Section 6AA Dual meet Tournament. The Falcons defeated three Class A foes at the Long Prairie/Grey Eagle/Browerville Wolves Duals. They defeated the No. 5A Blelgrade-Brooten-Elrosa Jaguars 45-22, the No. 10A Minneota Vikings 33-23 and the Class A Lean and Mean West Central/Ashby/Brandon-Evansville Knights 50-15. Mark Dierkes, Connor Thorsten, Max Lefebvre and Elijah Novak all went 3-0. Levi Jacobson, Logan Thorsten, Hunter Gorecki and Carter Svihla all went 2-1 and Alex Vait went 2-0 at the Wolves Duals.
BECKER BULLDOGS

The Bulldogs had two big dual meet wins at the Little Falls Flyer triangular, they defeated Granite Ridge Conference rival the Little Falls Flyers 54-25 and the AAA Lean and Mean Brainerd Warriors 39-28. Logan Jurek, Kylen Rish, Ethan Anderson, Jake Nelson and Lukas Paulson all went 2-0 at the Flyers triangular. The Bulldogs earned third place at the Chisago Lakes Takedown Cancer tournament with 105 points and twelve place winners. Lukas Paulson @ 132 (22-4), Jake Nelson @ 126 (22-2), Caden Dewall @ 160 (19-0) and Brayden Weber @ 220 (23-3) all earned championships. Kylen Rish @ 152 (23-6), Logan Jurek (@ 145 (18-5) and Lincoln Carlson @ 182 all earned second place and Reid Krause @ 182 earned third place. Alex Berglund @ 145 (7-6), Dylan Riedinger @ 113, John Stangler @ 152 and Lakken Braun @ 285 all earned fifth place at the Wildcats Take Down Cancer tournament. The Bulldogs were defeated by their Section 6AA rivals the Foley Falcons 32-23. The Bulldogs earned 168.5 points with eleven place winners to earn fourth place at the South St. Paul “Pete Veldmann” Invitational. Jake Nelson @ 126 (28-2), Logan Jurek @ 145 (24-5), Caden Dewall @ 160 (23-1) and Braden Weber @ 220 (26-3) all earned championships. Lukas Paulson @ 132 (26-5) and Reid Kraus @ 170 (4-4) both earned third place, Kylen Rish @ 152 (26-7) and Alex Berglund @ 145 (9-9) both earned fourth place. Nick Goth @ 195 (17-13) and John Stangler @ 152 both earned fifth place and Lincoln Carlson @ 182 earned sixth place. The Bulldogs were minus at least three starters in this event, or they may have earned a second place in this sixteen team event.

PIERZ PIONEERS

The Pioneers won two duals at the Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa Jaguar triangular. They defeated Central Minnesota Conference rivals the Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa Jaguars, the No. 5A ranked 39-37 and Conference rivals Howard Lake/Waverly/Winsted Lakers 78-0. Trevor Radunz, Jake Andres, Brandon Tomala, Tanner Young, Reees Kapsner, Carson Huls and Austin Dickmann all went 2-0 at the Jaguar triangular. The Pioneers earned 168.5 points with eleven place winners to earn second place at the New London-Spicer Wildcat Invitational. Trevor Radunz, Brandon Tomala, Reese Kapsner and Carson Huls all earned championships. Jake Andres and Brandon Funk both earned second place, Jacob Gotvald and Tanner Young both earned fourth place. They had three that earned fifth place; Brandon Schlegel, Riley Hoskins and Ross Boser. The Pioneers were defeated by the Section 8AAA Sartell-St. Stephen Sabres 40-30.
DASSEL COKATO CHARGERS

The Chargers had a good team performance with 180 points and ten place winners to earn the championship at the sixteen team even at the Howard Lake/Waverly/Winsted Laker invitational. Jude Link, Prestin Bradley and Jacob Schmitz all earned championships and Sam Marx, Noah Halonen and Monte Gillman all earned second place. Beau Nelson earned third, Carson Amundson and Axel Stenberg both earned fifth place and Jace Butcher took sixth place. The Chargers defeated two Wright County Conference rivals at the Glencoe-Silver Lake/LP Panthers Triangular. They defeated the Panthers 58-15 and the New London-Spicer Wildcats 57-18. Axel Stenberg, Noah Halonen, Hayden Hoernemann, Will O’Brien, Beau Nelson, Jacob Schmitz, Josh DeBoer and Jace Butcher all went 2-0 at the Panther triangular. The Chargers earned 120.5 points with six place winners to earned fourth place at the Orono “Spartans” Invitational. Jacob Schmitz and Noah Halonen both earned championships and Prestin Bradley earned third place. Josh DeBoer earned fourth place and Will O’Brien and Beau Nelson both earned fifth place.

MORA MUSTANGS

The Mustangs defeated their Section 8AAA and Central Lakes foe, the Rocori Spartans 45-30. They were defeated by their Granite Ridge Conference rivals the No. 6AA ranked Foley Falcons 39-28. The Mustangs defeated the Staples-Motley Cardinals 62-13 and they were defeated by No. 10AAA ranked Section 7AAA rivals the Forest Lake Rangers 66-6, Prior Lake Lakers 40-36 and by the Section 8AAA foe, the Sartell-St. Stephen Sabres 40-32. Connor Gmahl, Jon Smith, Austin Voss and Danny Schroeder all went 3-1 at the CBI duals. The Mustangs defeated their Granite Ridge Conference and Section 7AA rivals the Milaca Wolves 53-16.
LITCHFIELD DRAGONS

The Dragons defeated two foes at the Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg Fighting Saints duals. They defeated the Section 5A Benson Braves 40-33 and the Class A Lean and Mean Section 6A West Central Area Knights 36-31. The Dragons were defeated by the No. 1 ranked Section 5A foe Long Prarie/Grey Eagle/Browerville Wolves 53-24. Alex Joedeman, Jerry Simes, Logan Nelson and Chase Liestman all went 3-0 and Andrew Joedeman went 2-0 at the Fighting Saints duals. The Dragons were defeated by their Wright Conference and Section 6AA rivals the Annandale/Maple Lake Lightning 43-28. The Dragons earned 99 points with six place winners to take seventh place at the sixteen team event the Orono “Spartans” Invitational. Jerry Simes and Chase Liestman both earned championships and Eddie Simes earned second place. Alex Joedeman earned third place and Bryce Penk and Andrew Joedeman both earned fifth place.
BIG LAKE HORNETS

The Hornets defeated Section 8AAA Central Lakes Conference foe the Rocori Spartans 53-15. The Hornets earned fourth place with 83.5 points at the Hutchinson Tigers Invitational. They had eight place winners, including two championship that were earned by Christian Noble and Charlie Gellerman. Cade Sixberry earned second place and Rocco Visci earned third place. Ryan Helgoe and Vince Dailey both earned fourth place and Lance Christensen and Nick Merten both earned fifth place. The Hornets had a good team performance with 121.5 points and nine place winners to earn fourth place at the Mississippi 8 Conference tournament. Christian Noble and Rocco Visci both earned championships and Jayden McLearen earned second place. Cade Sixberry and Charlie Gellerman both earned third place and Ryan Helgoe earned fourth place. Josh Ginther and Nick Merten both earned fifth place and Lance Christiansen took sixth place.
ANNANDALE/MAPLE LAKE LIGHTNING

The Lightning had a big win over AA Lean and Mean Wright County Conference rivals the Watertown-Mayer Royals 37-36 on criteria, most six point wins. They defeated Wright County Conference rivals New London-Spicer Wildcats 50-17, both big wins were at the NLS Wildcat triangular. Jed Webster, Adam Neumann, Daniel Luna and Cole Patch were all 2-0 at the Wildcat Triangular. The Lightning were defeated by three foes at their triangular, they were defeated by Wright County Conference rivals the No. 11AA ranked Delano Tigers 44-33, their Section 6AA rivals the Albany Huskies 39-37 and by AAA foe the Wayzata Trojans 46-23. Adam Neumann and Alex Klatt both went 3-0 at the Lightning quad. The Lightning were short a couple of their starters for this event.
PEQUOT LAKES/PINE RIVER-BACKUS ROAD CREW

The Road Crew defeated the Section 7AA Hibbing Bluejackets 57-21 at their home quadrangular. They were defeated by the AAA Lean and Mean Bemidji Lumberjacks 49-14 and the Lean and Mean Brainerd Warriors 48-24. Caleb Ruhl went 3-0, Evan Koering, Connor Tulenchik, Jake Poehler, Tim Ryan and Myca Reynolds all went 2-0 at the Road Crew quadrangular. Special Notes: Keenan Dahl Won his 50th Career Match and Connor Tulenchik earned his 25th Career Fall. The Road Crew had a very good team performance with 184 points and twelve place winners to win the 42nd Lake Park “Terry Teiken” Invitational. Jake Poehler, Harley Large, Caleb Ruhl and Keenan Dahl all earned championships. Connor Tulenchik earned second place, Austin Stricha and Josh Pettit both earned third place. Myca Reynolds earned fourth place, Evan Koering and Owen Carlson both earned fifth place and Grant Thompson and Payton Scott both took sixth place. The Road Crew had a very good tournament performance, as they went 4-1 at the Mid-State Conference Dual tournament. They defeated the Park Rapids Panthers 57-18, Staples-Motley Cardinals 42-28, Crosby-Ironton Rangers 47-28 and the Aitkin Gobblers 45-33. Jake Poehler went 5-0, Harley Large, Josh Pettit and Keenan Dahl all went 4-1 and Austin Strichs, Caleb Ruhl and Evan Koering all went 3-2 at the Mid-State Duals.

DAWSON-BOYD/LQPV/MONTEVIDEO UNITED

The United went one and one at their home triangular; they defeated Section 3A foe Pipestone Area 60-22 and they were defeated by West Central Conference and No. 3A ranked Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City Falcons 56-10. Trevon Johnson and Quintin Lehmann both went 2-0 at the United Triangular. The United went two and two at the Plum Creek duals, with wins over Class A Adrian Dragons 37-31 and Section 3AA rivals the Worthington Trojans 39-25. They dropped a pair of duals to Section 3AA rival No. 5AA ranked Fairmont/Martin County West Red Bull’s 61-12 and to No. 2A ranked Tracy-Milroy-Balaton/Westbrook/Walnut Grove Panthers 46-28. Trevon Johnson went 4-0, Tanner Johnson and Layton Withebel both went 2-0, Kenton Hass went 3-1 and Quintin Lehmann went 2-1 at the Plum Creek duals.

ALBANY HUSKIES

The Huskies had a very good week with two big dual meet wins at their home triangular. They defeated their Granite Ridge Conference rival the Milaca Wolves 48-23 and Section 5A rivals the Paynesville Bulldogs 57-18. Dustin Schmitt, Peyton Krumrei, Payton Linn, Riley Rakotz, Gabe Zierden and Wyatt Mergen all went 2-0 at the Huskies Triangular. The Huskies had a very good tournament performance with 134 points and ten place winners to earned third place a the New London-Spicer Wildcat Invitational. Gabe Zierden @ 195 (29-4) earned their lone championship and Wyatt Mergen @ 285 (17-13), Peyton Linn @ 170 (21-11) and Riley Rakotz @ 182 (17-13) all earned second place. Dustin Schmitt @ 120 (20-11), Payton Krumrei @ 132 (9-13) and Hunter Tate @ 145 (8-14) all earned third place and Devin Hansen @ 106, Carson Holthaus @ 113 and Andrew Huckenpohler @ 160 all took sixth place. The Huskies defeated two foes at the Sauk Centre/Melrose triangular, they beat the AAA Alexandria Cardinals 33-22 and SCM 66-9. William Mergen, Gabe Zierden, Dustin Schmidt, Riley Rakotz, Thomas Blattner and Hunter Tate all went 2-0 at the SCM triangular. The Huskies defeated their Section 6AA rivals the Annandale/Maple Lake Lightning 39-37 and they were defeated by the No. 11AA ranked Delano Tigers 45-31 and by the AAA Wayzata Trojans 63-18 at the Annandale/Maple Lake Lightning quadrangular. Thomas Blattner and Gabe Zierden both went 3-0 and William Mergen and Wyatt Mergen both went 2-1 at the Lightning quad.
CLOQUET ESKO CARLTON LUMBERJACKS

The Lumberjacks defeated three foes at the Ogilvie Lions quadrangular. One big win for them was over Section 7AA rivals the Milaca Wolves 36-35. They defeated a pair of Section 7A foes; the Holdingford Huskers 45-30 and the Ogilvie Lions 65-12. The Lumberjacks had a very good team performance with 117 points and twelve place winners to earn second place at the Chisago Lakes “Takedown Cancer” Invitational. Deeken Fjeld, Tyler Harms and Reese Sheldon all earned championships and Cooper Abbott and Sam Bolling both earned second place. Alex Peterson, Jordan Allen, Griffin Fjeld, Zeb Wehr and Gramm Neumeyer all earned third place and Gage Stankiewicz and Hunter Senerghi both earned fifth place. The Lumberjacks were defeated by Aitkin, Tyler Harms-Sykkiew, Griffin Fjeld an dreese Sheldon all went 2-0. 
PRINCETON TIGERS

The Tigers were defeated by their Mississippi 8 Conference rivals the St. Francis Fighting Saints 45-25. The Tigers earned tenth place with 88 points at the St. Croix Falls Tournament. Zack Wells and Kaleb Atkins both earned championships, Kyle Boeke earned second place and Parker Adkins earned fifth place. The Tigers defeated their Mississippi 8 Conference rivals the Milaca Wolves 53-25. The Tigers earned 102 points with seven place winners to take sixth place at the Mississippi 8 Conference tournament. Kyle Boeke earned earned the championship and Landen Parent and Zach Wells both earned second place. Parker Adkins, Josh Marshall and Braden Nienaber all earned fourth place and Luke Chase took sixth place.

MILACA WOLVES

The Wolves defeated two foes at the Ogilvie quadrangular; they defeated a pair of Section 7A foes; the Holdingford Huskers 44-27 and the Ogilvie Lions 63-12. They were defeated by their Section 7AA rivals the Cloquet/Esko/Carlton Lumberjacks 36-35. Garrett Hall, Bodee Zens and Brady Ash all went 3-0, Ian Hanson went 2-0 and Jack Schoenborn, William Danilyuk, Leyton Black, David Goebel and Austin Mollet all went 2-1 at the Lions quad. The Wolves were defeated in two duals at the Albany Husky Triangular. They were defeated by their Granite Ridge Conference rivals the Albany Huskies 48-23 and Section 5A foe the Paynesville Bulldogs 33-32. Jack Schoenborn, Garrett Hall, Austin Mollet and William Danilyuk all went 2-0 at the Husky triangular. The Wolves earned 108.5 points with eleven place winners, Bodee Zens and Ian Hanson both earned championships and Ben Hanson and Garrett Hall both earned second place. Lucas Peterson earned fourth place, Gibson Kragt and William Danilyuk both earned fifth place and David Goebel, Bryce Salären and Brody Ash all took sixth place at the North Branch Vikings invitational. The Wolves were defeated by their Section 7AA and Granite Conference rivals the Mora Mustangs 53-16.
NEW LONDON-SPICER WILDCATS

The Wildcats were defeated by two Wright County Conference rivals at their home triangular. They were defeated by the AA Lean and Mean Watertown-Mayer Royals 56-9 and the Annandale/Maple Lake Lighting 50-17. Luke Knudsen and Blake Vagle both went 2-0 at the Wildcats triangular. The Wildcats earned 80 points with six place winners to earn eighth place at their Wildcat Invitational. Ty Bisek earned the championship and Nick McKenzie earned second place. Blake Vagle and Luke Knudsen both earned third place, Tim Thein earned fourth place and Jon Garcia took sixth place. Special Note: Blake Vagle Won his 100th Career Match. The Wildcats were defeated by two Wright County Conference foes; the Dassel Cokato Chargers 57-18 and the Glencoe-Silver Lake/LP Panthers 40-27. Blake Vagle, Luke Knudsen, Ty Bisek and Nick McKenzie all went 2-0 at the triangular.

CLASS A TEAMS

LONG PRAIRIE/GREY EAGLE/BROWERVILLE WOLVES

The Wolves defeated two foes at the Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg Fighting Saints Duals. They defeated the AA Lean and Mean Litchfield Dragons 53-24 and Class A Lean and Mean and Section 5A rivals KMS Fighting Saints 46-15. Cael Lorentz, Carter Mieners, Justin Crandall, Gabe Pesta, Caleb Pesta, Levi Line, Mason Gode and Ted Stacey all went 2-0 at the Fighting Saints duals. The Wolves defeated two foes at their home quadrangular, they defeated AAA Lean and Mean Brainerd Warriors 46-22 and AA Fergus Falls 79-0. They were defeated by the No. 9AA ranked Detroit Lakes Lakers 33-17. Cael Lorentz, Carter Mieners, Justin Crandall and Mason Gode were all 3-0 and Landon Gode, Ted Stacey, Riley Thom, Gabe Pesta and Adam Lindquist all went 2-1 at the Wolves quad. The Wolves defeated three Class A foes at the Wolves Duals. They defeated Section 5A rivals the No. 5A Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa Jaguars 39-26, The Lean and Mean and Park Region Conference rivals the West Central Area/Ashby/Brandon-Evansville Knights 56-15 and the Section 7A Blackduck/Cass Lake-Bena Panthers 52-18. Carter Meiners, Mason Gode, Riley Thom and Adam Lindquist all went 3-0, Cael Lorentz, Austin Carr, Landon Gode, Gabe Pesta, Nye Becker and Caleb Pesta all went 2-1 at the Wolves duals.
ATWATER-COSMOS GROVE CITY FALCONS

The Falcons defeated two foes at the Dawson-Boyd/LQPV/MONTI triangular. They defeated their West Central Conference rivals the Dawson-Boyd/LQPV/Monti United 56-10 and Section 3A foe Pipestone Area Arrows 63-9. Cole Holien, Brady Holien, Kelvin Ponce, Ramzee Molinaro, Hayden Straumann, Skye Powers, Brennen Arndt, Taylor Fester, Logan Sherwood, Jesus Cardenas and Tanner Berghuis all went 2-0 at the United Triangular. The Falcons defeated two foes at the Paynesville Bulldogs Triangular. They beat West Central Conference rivals the No. 6A ranked Minnewaska Lakers 34-29 and the Paynesville Bulldogs 62-6. Cole Holien, Kelvin Ponce, Ramzee Molinaro, Hayden Straumann, Skye Powers, Logan Sherwood and Tanner Berghuis all went 2-0 at the Bulldog triangular.
BELGRADE-BROOTEN-ELROSA JAGUARS

The Jaguars went one and one at their home triangular, they defeated Central Minnesota Conference rivals the Howard Lake/Waverly/Winsted Lakers 57-21. They were defeated by AA Lean and Mean Central Minnesota Conference rivals the Pierz Pioneers 39-37. Walker Bents, Blaine Fischer, Canon Swanson, Tyler Jensen, Tyler Bents, Dylan T. Kampsen and Michael Doubek all went 2-0 at the Jaguar Triangular. The Jaguars had a very good tournament performance with 194 points and thirteen place winners to earn the championship at the New London-Spicer Wildcat Invitational, Canon Swanson, Tyler Bents, Blaine Fischer, Tyler Jensen and Mark Jenniges all earned championships. Walker Bents and Dylan T. Kampsen both earned second place and Michael Doubek and Ryan Jensen both earned third place. Isaac Kampsen, Jebadia Jones and Thaniel Cebulla all earned fifth place. The Jaguars defeated three foes at the home quadrangular, they defeated two Section 5A rivals, the Osakis Silverstreaks 63-15 and the Ortonville Trojans 77-6. They had a big win over their Section 5A rival and Central Minnesota Conference foe Eden Valley-Watkins 60-15. Walker Bents, Ryan Jensen, Blaine Fischer, Canon Swanson, Tyler Jensen, Tyler Bents and Mark Jenniges all went 3-0, Jebadia Jones and Taiton LInder both went 2-0 and Dylan T. Kampsen, Cooper Wold and Isaac Kampsen all went 2-1 at the Jaguar quad. The Jaguars were defeated three times at the Long Prairie/Grey Eagle/Browerville Wolves duals. They were defeated by their Section 5A rivals the No. 1A LPGE/BR Wolves 39-26 and by the No. 10A ranked Minneota Vikings 41-20. They were defeated by the No. 7AA Foley Falcons 45-22. Walker Bents, Canon Swanson, Tyler Bents and Blaine Fischer all went 3-0 at the Wolf duals.

MINNEWASKA AREA LAKERS

The Lakers had a very good team performance with 161 points and eleven place winners to earn second place at the Thief River Falls Air Force/National Guard Prowler Invitational. This was a seventeen team event, with the Lakers finishing behind the No. 9AA ranked Detroit Laker by twenty points. Tyson Meyer earned the championship and Easton McCrory, Mason Blair, Tyler VanLuik and Dylan Jergenson all earned second place. Jacob Blair earned third place, Jakob Swalla, Jackson Stadsvold and Caden Koziol all earned fourth place and Adam Larson took sixth place. The Lakers defeated the Class A Lean and Mean Ottertail Central Bulldogs 36-27 and their Section 5A rivals the BOLD Warriors 57-18. Jacob Blair, Max Reichmann, Mason Blair, Ryan Vanluik, Tyson Meyer and Tyler VanLuik all went 2-0 at their home triangular. The Lakers defeated their Section 5A rivals the Paynesville Bulldogs 52-14 at the Paynesville Bulldogs triangular. The Lakers lost a close one to the No. 3A ranked and West Central Conference rivals the Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City Falcons 34-29. This dual was decided by an over-time match at #285. Easton McCrory, Ryan VanLuik, Tyson Meyer, Tyler Vanluik and Dylan Jergenson all went 2-0 at the Bulldog triangular.

BERTHA-HEWITT/VERNDALE/PARKERS PRAIRIE RAIDERS

The Raiders split duals at the Aitkin Gobblers triangular; they defeated the Section 7A Lean and Mean Aitkin Gobblers 55-14. They were defeated in a very good dual by the No. 6AA Foley Falcons 36-34. Quinn Kern, Devin Dean, Zavier Grefe, Carter Perlinger and Craig Orlando all went 2-0 at the Gobblers triangular. The Raiders defeated three foes at the Red Lake County Central Quadrangular. They defeated Section 8A foes the Roseau Rams 39-21 and Red Lake County Central 63-6 and Section 8AA rivals the Park Rapids Panthers 62-17. Deagen Captain, Quinn Kern, Jason Koehn, Brock Peterson, Devin Dean, Zavier Grefe, Craig Orlando all went 3-0 at the Red Lake County Central quad. The Raiders earned 96 points with six place winners at the Thief River Falls Air Force/National Guard Prowler Invitational for a seventh place finish in a field of seventeen teams. Quinn Kern and Craig Orlando both earned championships, Zavier Grefe and Trevor Arceneau both earned fifth place and Jason Koehn and David Revering both took seventh place. The Raiders defeated their Section 6A and Park Region Conference foe Wadena-Deer Creek 66-9.
OTTERTAIL CENTRAL BULLDOGS

The Bulldogs earned 106.5 points with ten place winners to earn sixth place in this field of sixteen teams at the Thief River Falls Air Force/National Guard Prowler Invitational. Zane Swanson earned second place and Wyatt Thorson and Max Naddy both earned third place. Cody Jacobs, Reed Leabo and Cian Buehler all earned fifth place, Laredo Bugbee and Logan Schleske both earned sixth place and Brien Poser and Connor Tierney both took seventh place. The Bulldogs defeated Section 5A foe the Bold Warriors 66-14 and they were defeated by the No. 6A ranked Minnewaska Area Lakers 36-27. Loredo Bugbee, Brien Boser, Logan Schleske, Hayden Hart, Matt Hendricks and Zane Swanson all went 2-0 at the Lakers Triangular.

WEST CENTRAL AREA/ASHBY/BRANDON-EVANSVILLE KNIGHTS

The Knights defeated two Section 6A rivals at the Knights triangular, they defeated the Breckenridge Cowboys 62-18 and the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines 74-6. Ashton Danner, Anthony Sykora, Jordan Lohse, Bryce Lien, Hunter Mickelson, Colton Lindquist, Wyatt Olson and Austin Mattson all went 2-0 at the triangular. The Knights defeated Section 5A foe the Benson Braves 38-34 and they were defeated by the AA Lean and Mean Litchfield Dragons 36-31 and by the Class A Lean and Mean Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg Fighting Saints 40-33. Antony Sykora, Jordan Lohse, and Wyatt Olson all went 3-0 and Kade Olson and Devin Stone both went 2-1 and Austin Mattson went 2-0 at the KMS Duals. The Knights defeated the Section 7A Blackduck/Cass Lake-Bena Panthers 39-32 and they were defeated by the No. 1A LPGE/BR Wolves 56-15 and the No. 7AA ranked Foley Falcons 50-15. Jordan Lohse and Wyatt Olson both went 3-0 and Devin Stone went 2-1 at the Wolves Duals.

ROYALTON/UPSALA ROYALS

The Royals had overall a very good week; they went 2-1 at the Aitkin Gobblers Quadrangular with big wins over class A Lean and Mean Section 7A rivals the Blackduck/Cass Lake-Bena Bears 45-30 and Section 7A rivals the Mille Lacs Raiders 56-21. They dropped a dual to their Section 7A rivals the Aitkin Gobblers 36-30. Sam Costanzo, Jackson Held and Will Gorecki went 3-0, Jacob Leibold and Gabe Gorecki went 2-1 and Gage Louden, Matt Kasella and Mason Novitzki all went 2-0 at the Gobbler Quad. The Royals were still minus up to four starters for the quad in Aitkin. They may have had their best line up on the mat at the Howard Lake/Waverly/Winsted Laker Invitational at this sixteen team event. This is primarily AAA and AA schools at this event. The Royals earned second place with 142 points and nine place winners with Jackson Held @ 160 (28-1) and Jacob Leibold @ 132 (22-8) both earning championships. Sam Costanzo @ 106 (19-3) and Gabe Gorecki @ 145 (22-11) both earned second place and Brady Conrad @ 138 (6-1) and Damion Theisen @ 152 (6-3) both earned third place. Gage Louden @ 195 (17-15) and Mason Novitzki @ 285 (18-12) both earned fourth place and Wyatt Lahr @ 126 (19-13) earned sixth place. Special Notes: Jackson Held @ 160 12th Grade Outstanding Wrestler of the HLWW Invitational and Jacob Leibold @ 132 9th Grade Won His 60th Career Match.
The Royals defeated two Class A foes at their Royals quadrangular. They defeated their Section 7A rivals the Holdingford Huskers 57-25 and the Section 4A Kimball Area Cubs 33-32. They did drop a dual to Section 8AAA foe Little Falls Flyers 45-30. Jacob Leibold and Matthew Kasella both went 3-0, Wyatt Lahr, Damion Thiesen, Jackson Held, Aidan Olson and Mason Novitzki all went 2-1 at the Royals quad.
KERKHOVEN-MURDOCK-SUNBURG FIGHTING SAINTS

The Fighting Saints defeated the West Central Area/Ashby/Brandon-Evansville Knights 40-33 and they dropped a dual to their Section 5A rivals the No 1A ranked Long Prairie/Grey Eagle/Browerville Wolves 46-15. The Fightings Saints defeated their Section 5A rivals the Paynesville Bulldogs 43-29 and the AA Morris Area Tigers 46-27. Coy Gunderson, Ely Johnson, Will Magaard, Jared Carlson, Richard Jones, Ethan Peters, Marc Collins and Brady Forsell all went 2-0 at the Fighting Saints home triangular. The Fighting Saints deafened two foes Section 3AA the Morris Area Tigers 46-27 and Section 5A rivals the Paynesville Bulldogs 43-29. Coy Gunderson, Eli Johnson, Will Magaard, Jared Carlson, Richard Jones, Ethan Peters, Marc Collins and Brady Forsell all went 2-0 at the Fighting Saints triangular. The Fighting Saints had a good tournament performance with 126 points and seven place winners to earn third place at the Alexandria “Big Ole” Invitational. Will Magaard, Coy Gunderson and Richard Jones all earned championships and Jared Carlson earned second place. Brandon Kallstrom earned third place, Chase Magaard earned fourth place and Brady Forsell earned fifth place.

AITKIN GOBBLERS

The Gobblers were defeated by a pair of foes at the Gobbler Triangular, they dropped one to the No. 6AA Foley Falcons 51-16 and to the No. 12A Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale/Parkers Prairie Raiders 55-14. Marshall Larson and Jack Gravelle both went 2-0. Special Note: Jack Gravelle Won his 100th Career Match. The Gobblers host the Section 7A quadrangular; they defeated rival and Class A Lean and Mean Royalton/Upsala Royals 36-30 and the Mille Lacs Area Raiders 47-33. They dropped a dual to the Blackduck/Cass Lake-Bena Panthers 37-30. Jack Gravelle, Luke Pelaski and Carter Endrizzi all went 3-0, Walker Jones, Carson Kullhem, Nathan Rom and Tyler Decent all went 2-1 at the quad. The Gobblers defeated White Bear Lake 36-33 and they were defeated by the Brainerd Warriors 36-30 and the Lakeville South Panthers 45-24 at the Champlin Park Rebel Duals. The Gobblers defeated Deer River 44-24 and Cloquet 44-15. The Gobblers went 3-2 at the Mid-State Conference duals, they defeated Section 7A rivals the Crosby-Ironton Rangers 43-29, the Section 8AA Park Rapids Panthers 48-24 and the Staples-Motley Cardinals 63-11. They were defeated by the No. 8AA ranked Detroit Lakes Lakers 56-9 and by the Section 8AA Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus Road Crew 45-33. Carson Kullhem and Luke Pelarski both went 5-0 and Marshall Larson, Tyler Spolarich and Quin Miller all went 4-1 at the Mid-State Duals.

KIMBALL AREA CUBS

The Cubs earned 101.5 points with ten place winners sixth place at the New London-Spicer Wildcat Invitational. Carter Holtz @ 195 (23-5) and Ashton Hanan @ 160 (17-7) both earned second place and Cody Leither @ 132 (11-8), Josh Donnay @ 145 and Marcellus Jensen @ 220 all earned fourth place. Evan Nienaber @ 152 (9-7) and Chase Anderson @ 113 both earned fifth place and Lucas Jurek @ 120 (12-11), Nicholas Bowen @ 182 (10-12) and Brandon Guggisberg @ 138 all took sixth place. The Cubs defeated two foes at the Royalton/Upsala Royals Quadrangular, they defeated Central Minnesota Conference rivals the Holdingford Huskers 60-18 and the Section 8AAA Little Falls Flyers 41-31. They were defeated by the Class A Lean and Mean Royalton/Upsala Royals 33-32. Zach Holtz, Carter Holtz, Brett Schiefelbein, Lucas Jurek and Alex Nelson all went 3-0. Ace Meyer, Nick Bowen Evan Nienaber and Cody Leither all went 2-1 at the Royals Quadrangular. The Cubs Freshman earned 115.5 points with six place winners to earn third place in a field of seventeen teams at the Freshman Section tournament.

PAYNESVILLE BULLDOGS

The Bulldogs were defeated by Section 5A rivals the Benson Braves 45-23. They dropped a pair of duals at the Albany Huskies triangular; they were defeated by the Albany Huskies 57-18 and the Section 7A Milaca Wolves 33-32. Shawn Rue and Craig Schmitz both went 2-0 at the Albany triangular. The Bulldogs earned 87.5 points with eight place winners to take eighth place at the North Branch Vikings Invitational. Shawn Rue and Craig Schmitz both earned second place, Weston Roberg earned third place and Riley Messner and Brandon Schlangen earned fifth place. Clint Schmitz, Vaughn McCray and Renee Hernandez all took sixth place. The Bulldogs were defeated by two foes at the KMS Figthing Saints triangular. They were defeated by Section 5A and Class A Lean and Mean KMS 43-29 and by Section 3AA foe the Morris Area Tigers 54-23. Shawn Rue, Gabriel Nielson and Brandon Schlangen all went 2-0 at the Fighting Saints triangular. The Bulldogs were defeated in two duals at their home triangular. They were defeated by the No. 3A ranked Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City Falcon 62-6 and the No. 6A ranked Minnewaska Area Lakers 52-14. Shaun Rue and Weston Roberg both went 2-0 at the Bulldog triangular.
BENSON BRAVES

The Braves defeated Section 5A rivals the Paynesville Bulldogs 45-23. They dropped a dual to Class A Lean and Mean West Central Area/Ashby/Brandon-Evansville Knights 38-34. They lost a close one to the AA lean and mean Litchfield Dragons 38-34 at the KMS Fighting Saints duals. Adam Zosel, Jared Knutson, Alex Wrobleski all went 2-0 at the Saints duals. The Braves went 2-0 at the Border West Triangular. They defeated the Border West Buck 55-18 and their Section 5A foe the Osakis Silver Streaks 60-15. Hunter Mondor, Mike Nagler, Adam Koosmann, Adam Zosel, Brady Ascheman, Wyatt McGee, Jared Knutson, Alex Wrobleski, Tommy Dineen, Alden Syltie all went 2-0 at the Border West triangular.
UNITED NORTH CENTRAL WARRIORS

The Warriors had a pair of big wins over their Park Region Conference rivals the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines 56-9 and the New York Mills Eagles 45-24 and Section 7A rivals the WHAN Wolfpack 50-17.

Central Minnesota Mat Rats Early January Report (25th Annual)

Central Minnesota Mat Rats Early January Report (25th Annual)
by Roger Mischke
By Roger Mischke January 2018 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 results@theguillotine.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 or Mat Boss, could you please add me to your mailing list. Thanks, The Mat Rat Roger Mischke
CLASS A TEAMS

LONG PRAIRIE/GREY EAGLE/BROWERVILLE WOLVES

The Wolves defeated three rivals at the Paynesville Bulldog quadrangular. They defeated their Section 5A rivals the Paynesville Bulldogs 66-7, their Park Region Conference rivals the Royalton/Upsala Royals 65-9 and Section 6A foe the Staples-Motley Cardinals 42-13. Carter Meiners, Justin Crandall, Ted Stacey, Caleb Pesta, Joe Middendorf, Adam Lindquist and Mason Gode all went 3-0 at the quad. Nye Becker and Isiah Gorder both went 2-1. The Wolves had a very good team performance with 189 points and fourteen place winners to earned second place at the Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa “Jaguar” Invitational. Caleb Pesta, and Mason Gode both won championships and Cael Lorentz, Carter Meiners, Justin Crandall and Riley Thom all earned second place. Joe Middendorf and Adam Lindquist both earned third place, Riley Thom and Ted Stacey both earned fourth place. Isiah Gorder, Nye Becker, Bergen Pesta and Rudy Determan all earned fifth place. The Wolves were missing four starters for the BBE invitational. The Wolves had a very good tournament performance with 276 points and fourteen place winners to win the Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale/Parkers Prairie Raiders Invitational. Cael Lorentz, Carter Meiners, Mason Gode and Riley Thom all earned championships and Landon Gode, Ted Stacey, Gabe Pesta and Adam Lindquist all earned second place. Justin Crandall, Nye Becker, Austin Carr, Caleb Pest and Joseph Middendorf all earned third place. Levi Line, Isiah Gorder and Trey Lancaster all earned fourth place.
ATWATER-COSMOS-GROVE CITY FALCONS

The Falcons had a very good tournament performance with 192 points and thirteen place winners to win the Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa Jaguar Invitational. Brady Holien and Tanner Berghuis won championships and Ramzee Molinaro and Taylor Fester both earned second place. Cole Holien, Jaxon Behm and Logan Sherwood all earned third place. Hayden Straumann, Jake Mortensen, Chase Arndt and Brennan Arndt all earned fourth place and Mason Studemann and Jose Posada both earned fifth place. The Falcons were without two of the starters for the BBE Invitational.
The Falcons defeated a pair of West Central Conference rivals at their home triangular. They defeated Morris Area and Benson. The Falcons had a very successful Saturday at the Wabasso/Red Rock Central Duals, with wins over the No. 6A ranked Zumbrota-Mazeppa Cougars 36-22, No. 4A Minneota Vikings 45-22 and the Adrian Dragons 52-18.

BELGRADE-BROOTEN-ELROSA JAGUARS

The Jaguars earned third place with 177 points and ten place winners at their BBE Jaguar Invitational. Canon Swanson, Blaine Fischer and Walker Bents all earned championships and Tyler Bents earned second place. Taiton Linder, Mark Jenniges and Michael Doubek all earned third place, Jebadia Jones earned fourth place and both Tyler Jensen and Ryan Jensen earned fifth place. The Jaguars had a great tournament performance with 221 points and fourteen place winners to win the Paynesville Bulldogs Invitational. This tournament include eleven teams, The Jaguars earned four championships by: Canon Swanson, Tyler Bents, Mark Jenniges and Michael Doubek and Walker Bents, Ryan Jensen, Blain Fischer, Tyler Jensen and Maximus Hanson all earned second place. Evan Young earned third place, Thaniel Cebulla earned fifth place and Isaac Kampsen and Bryce Feuerhake both took sixth place. Special Note: Canon Swanson won his 150 Career Match.
BERTHA-HEWITT/VERNDALE/PARKERS PRAIRIE COOP

The Coop defeated Section 6A and Park Region Conference rivals New York Mills 69-3. The Coop defeated a pair of Section 6A rivals at the Barnesville Trojans triangular. They defeated Barnesville 51-16 and Section and Park Region Conference rivals West Central Area 39-22. Deagan Captain, Quinn Kern, Trever Arceneau, Devin Dean, Hunter Dean and Craig Orlando all went 2-0 at the Trojan triangular. The Coop had a good tournament performance with 217 points and fourteen place winners to earn second place their BHV/PP Raiders Invitational. Quinn Kern, Zavier Grefe and Craig Orlando all won championships and Hunter Dean earned second place. Trevor Arceneau, Mason Schroeder, Devin Dean and David Revering all earned third place. Deagen Captain earned fourth place, Jason Koehn, Brock Peterson, Carter Perlinger and Carter Rokes all earned fifth place and Tyler Eggert took sixth place. Special Notes: Zavier Grefe 182 12th was Named the Outstanding Wrestler of the tournament. Devin Dean won his 100th Career Match.

MINNEWASKA AREA LAKERS

The Lakers defeated three foes at their Laker Quadrangular, they defeated their Section 5A rivals the Benson Braves 56-16, Section 4A rivals the Eden Valley-Watkins Eagles 61-12 and Section 3AA rivals the New London-Spicer Wildcats 51-21. Mason Blair, Tyson Meyer, Tyler VanLuik and Jakob Swalla all went 3-0, Easton McCrory went 2-0, Jackson Stadsvold, Max Reichman, Ty Walsh, Ryan Van Luik and Dylan Jergenson all went 2-1 and Mason Schiffler went 2-0 at the quadrangular. The Lakers had an awesome team performance with 238.5 and fourteen place winners to earn the championship of their Laker Invitational. They earned five championships by: Tyler VanLuik, Tyson Meyer, Dylan Jergenson, Jakob Swalla and Easton McCrory. Jacob Blair and Mason Blair both earned second place and Jackson Stadsvold, Max Reichmann and Ryan VanLuik all earned third place. Nate Rankin earned fourth place, Isaiah Miller and Caden Koziol both earned fifth place and Adam Larson took sixth place. Special Notes: Tyler VanLuik won his 125 Career Match, Easton McCrory and Jackson Stadsvold both won their 50th Career Match.

OTTER CENTRAL BULLDOGS

The Bulldogs earned sixth place with 122 points and seven place winners at the Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa “Jaguar” Invitational. Zane Swanson won their lone championship and Wyatt Thorson and Cian Buehler both earned second place. Hayden Hart, Laredo Bugbee and Noah Schleske all earned fourth place and Nik Gardin earned fifth place. The Bulldogs defeated their Section 6A and Park Region Conference rivals, the New York Mills Eagles 46-18. The Bulldogs went 1-5 at the Bemidji Rick Lee Duals, they defeated Class A Lean and Mean Blackduck/Cass Lake-Bena Bears 69-12. They were defeated by the No. 9AA Detroit Lakes Lakers 47-15, No. 10A Badger/Greenbush-Middle River Gators 33-27, the No. 2A ranked Tracy-Milroy-Balaton/Westbrook-Walnut Grove Panthers 48-15, the AAA Lean and Mean Cambridge-Isanti Bluejackets 48-19 and the Section 8AAA Bemidji 46-19 Lumberjacks. Max Naddy, Zane Swanson, Wyatt Thorson and Cian Büehler went 4-2 a the Rick Lee Duals.
WEST CENTRAL AREA/ASHBY/BRANDON-ENVASVILLE KNIGHTS

The Knights defeated Section 6A and Park Region Conference rivals the New York Mills Eagles 51-24. The Knights split their duals at the Barnesville Trojans triangular. They defeated their section 6A rivals the Barnesville Trojans 63-18 and they were defeated by the No. 12A ranked, Section 6A and Park Region Conference rivals the Bertha Hewitt/Verndale/Parkers Prairie Coop 39-22. Reubens Swanson, Hunter Mickelsen, Colton LIndquist and Wyatt Olson all went 2-0 at the Trojan triangular.

PAYNESVILLE BULLDOGS

The Bulldogs went 1-2 at their quadrangular with a big win over Royalton/Upsala 46-30. they were defeated by their Section 5A rivals and No. 1A ranked Long Prairie/Grey Eagle/Browerville 66-7 and by Section 6A Staples-Motley 30-24. Shawn Rue went 3-0 and Craig Schmitz, Weston Roberg and Brandon Schlangen all went 2-1 at the quad. The Bulldogs earned tenth place with 54 points and four place winners at the Foley “Tom Keating Memorial” Invitational. This was a field of thirteen teams, Shawn Rue earned third place, Craig Schmitz and Weston Roberg earned fourth place and Brandon Schlangen earned fifth place. The Bulldogs earned 105 points with nine place winners to earn fourth place at their Bulldog invitational. Shawn Rue earned second place and Weston Roberg, Craig Schmitz and Brandon Schlangen all earned third place. Spencer Eisenbraun earned fourth place, Riley Messer and Clint Schmitz both earned fifth place and Aaron Mages and Jose Anaya both took sixth place.

KIMBALL AREA CUBS

The Cubs were defeated by the Lean and Mean AA and Central Minnesota Conference rivals Pierz Pioneers 65-3. The Cubs took eleventh place with 65 points and five place winners at the Cannon Falls “Bombers” Invitational; a field of thirteen teams. Carter Holtz @ 195 (17-3) earned second place and Ashton Hanan @ 160 (11-6) and Alex Nelson @ 126 (10-8) both earned fourth place. Cody Leither @ 132 (7-4) and Marcellus Jensen @ 220 both took sixth place. Chase Anderson @ 106 and Caden Guggisberg @ 113 both went 3-2, but didn’t place. The Cubs went 2-1 at the Osakis Silverstreaks duals, they defeated Section 5A Osakis 59-12 and Section 8AA United Clay Becker 40-29. They were defeated by the Class A Lean and Mean Canby Lancers 53-19.

ROYALTON/UPSALA ROYALS

The Royals dropped three duals at the Paynesville “Bulldog” Quadrangular. They were defeated by the No. 1A ranked and Park Region Conference rival the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle/Browerville Wolves 65-9, the Section 5A Paynesville Bulldogs 46-30 and to Section 6A Staples-Motley 33-23. Will Goreck, Jacob Leibold and Jackson Held all went 2-1 at the Bulldog quadrangular. The Royals had a good tournament performance with 154.5 points and eleven placers at the sixteen field of teams at the Ogilvie “Lions” 39th Annual Invitational. Jackson Held @ 160 (18-1) won their lone championship and Jacob Leibold @ 132 (13-7) and Gabe Gorecki @ 145 (15-9) both earned second place. Mason Novitzki @ 285 (13-9) earned third place and Sam Costanzo @ 106 (9-4) earned fourth place. Wyatt Lahr @ 138 (14-11), Austin Gage Louden @ 195 (10-12) and Aidan Olson @ 152 all earned fifth place, Will Gorecki @ 113 (12-11) and Austin Wensmann @ 182 both earned sixth place and Justin Howdawl @ 220 took seventh place. The Royals had a very good team performance, as they went 4-0 at the Royal duals. They defeated three Section 7A rivals; Rush City/Braham Tigers 49-15, Ogilvie Lions 63-16 and Walker-Hackensack-Ackley-Nevis Wolves 55-5 and they also defeated a AAA foe Irondale 56-18. Sammy Costanzo, Jacob Leibold, Jackson Held, Brady Conrad and Aidan Olson all wen 4-0, Wyatt Lahr and Justin Howdawl both went 3-0, Will Gorecki, Nick Leibold and Gage Louden all went 3-1 at the Royal duals.
KERKHOVEN-MURDOCK-SUNBURG FIGHTING SAINTS

The Fighting Saints earned sixth place with 136 points and seven place winners at the Ogilvie “Lions 39th Annual” Invitational. This included thirteen teams, Coy Gunderson and Will Magaard both earned championships and Jared Carlson earned second place. Richard Jones earned third place, Marc Collins earned fourth place, Ethan Peters earned fifth place and Brady Forsell took sixth place. The Fighting Saints went 2-0 at the Bold Warriors triangular, with big wins over their Section 5A rivals the Bold Warriors 51-23 and Section 4A Howard Lake/Waverly/Winted Lakers 48-30 Coy Gunderson, Will Magaard, Jared Carlson, Richard Jones, Ethan Peters and Marc Collins all went 2-0 at the Warrior triangular. The Fighting Saints went 2-1 at the Osakis Silverstreaks Duals with wins over Section 8AA Pequot Lakes/Pine River Backus Road Crew 34-33 and Section 5A rival the Osakis Silverstreaks 53-21. They dropped a dual to Class A Lean and Mean Canby Lancers 36-31. Coy Gunderson, Chase Magaard, Jared Carlson and Ethan Peters all went 3-0 and Dylan Rudningen went 2-0 at the Silverstreaks duals.
NEW YORK MILLS EAGLES

The Eagles dropped a dual to Section 6A and Park Region Conference rivals the West Central Area/Ashby/Knights 51-24 and to Ottertail Central 46-18. The Eagles dropped a dual to Section 6A and Park Region Conference rivals BHV/PP 69-3. The Eagles earned tenth place at the Central Cass Invitational with 92.5 points and three place winners, Dane Niemi and Dylan Fischer both earned second place and Gabe Geiser took sixth place. Carter Haman and Derrik Wegscheid both went 4-2 and Jacob Guck, Bren Salo and Jon Rinerson all went 3-2 at the Central Cass Tournament.
UNITED NORTH CENTRAL WARRIORS

The Warriors defeated their Section 8A rivals the Fosston-Bagley Browlers 41-39. They Warriors were defeated by their Section 8A rivals the Frazee Hornets 53-14.
STAPLES-MOTLEY CARDINALS

The Cardinals went 2-1 at the Paynesville “Bulldog” Quadrangular, they defeated Section 5A foe Paynesville Bulldogs 30-24 and Section 7A Royalton/Upsala Royals 33-23. They dropped a dual to the No. 1A ranked Section 5A foe Long Prairie-Grey Eagle/Browerville 42-13. Spencer Miller, Owen Bjerga an Blayne Dumprope all went 3-0 and Shaine Guggenberger went 2-1 at the quad. The Cardinals earned ninth place with 66 points and five place winners at the Buffalo “Bison” Invitational. Owen Bjerga won their lone championship and Spencer Miller earned second place. Payton Bjerga earned fourth, Brayden Christensen earned fifth place and Logan Weite took sixth place. The Cardinals earned fifth place with 96.5 points and seven place winners at the Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale/Parkers Prairie Invitational. Owen Bjerga earned the championship and Blayne Dumprope earned second place. Logan Weite earned fourth place, Payton Bjerga and Brayden Christensen both earned fifth place and Sam Jennissen took sixth place at the BHV/PP Invitational.
HOLDINGFORD HUSKERS

The Huskers earned 89 points with eight place winners to earned sixth place in the field of ten teams at the Paynesville “Bulldogs” Invitational. Alex Lange @ 170 (20-4) won their lone championship and Tate Lange @ 160 (10-9) earned second place. Drew Lange @ 106 (14-11), Sam Harren @ 195 (8-4) and Blake Sigler @ 160 (11-13) all earned third place. James Welle (152) (9-4) earned fourth place and Maxwell Secord @ 182 (9-10) and Cohl Clear @ 113 both earned fifth place.

AITKIN GOBBLERS

The Gobblers earned fourth place, with 114 points at the Mora “Mustangs” Invitational with eight place winners. Luke Pelarski won their lone championship and Carson Kullhem earned second place. Jack Gravelle, Marshall Larson and Quinn Miller all earned third place, Craig Ashton earned fifth place and Jack Workman took sixth place. The Gobblers had a very tournament performance with 174 points and fourteen place winners to earn the championship at the Ashton Northland Invitational. Jack Gravelle, Luke Pelarski and Carter Endrizzi all earned championships. Carson Kullhem, Marshall Larson, Quin Miller, Nathan Rom and Craig Ashton all earned second place. Jack Workman, Walker Jones, Isaac Nelson and Nathan Stifter all earned third place and Hunter HIlls earned fourth place and Daniel Decent took sixth place.

BENSON BRAVES

The Braves went 2-1 at the Minnewaska Lakers Quadrangular, they defeated New London-Spicer 52-28 and Eden Valley-Watkins 52-28. They dropped a dual to no. 11A ranked Minnewaska Area Lakers 56-16. Brady Aschman, Wyatt Mcgee and Jared Knutson all went 3-0, Adam Koosman, Dylan Stewart and Thomas Dineen all went 2-1 at the Laker quadrangular. The Braves earned third place at the Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale/Parkers Prairie invitational with 137 points and nine place winners. Adam Zosel won their lone championship and Jared Knutson earned second place. Hunter Mondor earned third place and Dylan Stewart, Adam Koosman and Alex Wrobleski all earned fourth place. Brady Ascheman, Reece Larson and Aiden Syltie all earned fifth place at the BHV/PP Invitational.
CLASS AAA TEAMS

SAINT MICHAEL-ALBERTVILLE KNIGHTS

The Knights were defeated by the No. 3AA ranked Scott West Panthers in a very good dual 34-32. The Knights went 2-1 at the Monticello Magic Duals, they defeated the No. 5AAA Willmar Cardinals 55-18 and Lakeville South Panthers 64-3. They were defeated by the No. 1AAA ranked Shakopee Sabers 45-26. Cole Becker, Carl Leuer, Wyatt Lidberg and Owen Vick all went 3-0, Boden Sperr, Dylan Hanson, Jimmy Heil, Kaden Amundson, Travis Smith and Braden Psyk all went 2-1 at the Magic duals.
WILLMAR CARDINALS

The Cardinals had a very good tournament performance with 239.5 points and fourteen place winners to earn the championship at the Buffalo “Bison” Invitational. Cael Carlson, Andrew Reigstad and Alex Backes all won championships and Caden Carlson, Jack Roehl, Lincoln Shinn, Charlie Farhat and Ethan Roux all earned second place. Josh Miley earned third place, Kaden Streed, Grant Deegan, Braeden Erickson and Mason Swanson all earned fourth place and Max Gatewood took sixth place. The Cardinals went 2-2 at the Monticello Magic Duals with big wins over Section 6AA Monticello Magic 58-4 and Lakeville South 33-21. They were defeated by the No. 1AAA ranked Shakopee Sabers 37-27 and by Saint Michael-Albertville Knights 55-18. Cael Carlson and Andrew Reigstad both went 4-0 and Josh Miley, Ale Backers and Charlie Farhat all went 3-1 a the Magic duals.
BEMIDJI LUMBERJACKS

The Lumberjacks went 2-1 at the Cambridge-Isanti Bluejacket quadrangular, with big wins over the Section 7AAA rival Cambridge-Isanti Bluejackets 58-22 and the Section 4AA North Branch Vikings 74-3. They dropped a dual to the No. 8AAA ranked Stillwater Ponies 40-29. Seth Newby, Alan Wouri and Chase Smith all went 3-0, Coy Olson, Joe Hudson, Thade Osborn, Chance Hinrichs and Nic Geiger all went 2-1 and Peter Moen went 2-0 at the Bluejacket quad. The Lumberjacks defeated their rivals the No. 8A ranked Badger/Greenbush-Middle River Gators 40-30. The Lumberjacks went 5-1 at their Rick Lee Dual invitational. They defeated Section 8AAA and AAA Lean and mean rivals the Brainerd Warriors 40-21 and Section 8AA Lean and Mean Pierz Pioneers 53-15. They defeated Class A Lean and Mean Section 7A foe Blackduck/Cass Lake-Bena 61-9, Section 6A foe Ottertail Central 46-19 and No. 7A ranked Kenyon-Wanamingo Knights 42-27. They were defeated by Section 8AA rivals No. 9AA ranked Detroit Lakes Lakers 28-25 in a very good dual. Seth Newby, Joe Hudson and Alan Wuori all went 6-0, Peter Moen went 5-0, Chance Hinrichs went 5-1, Chase Smith went 4-2, Kaleb Beam went 4-0, Nic Geiger went 3-0 and Dane Jorgenson went 3-1 at the Rick Lee duals. Special Note: Alan Wuori Won his 50th Career Match.
BRAINERD WARRIORS

The Warriors earned 175 points with thirteen place winners for a tie with Section 2AA St. Peter Saints for the championship at the Cambridge-Isanti Blue Jackets Invitational. Denny Busbey won their lone championship and Kyle Eschenbacher, Gage Wagner, Kyle Patnode, Baden Kramer, Forrest Gibbons and Cade Barrett all earned second place. Brad Patnode earned third place, Isaiah Jillson, Blake Wgeishofski and Isaiah Boberg all earned fourth place and Atlie Danielson earned fifth place. The Warriors defeated two Central Lakes Conference rivals, Section 8AAA St. Cloud Tech Tigers 49-30 and the Fergus Falls 57-3. Atlie Danielson, Kyle Eschenbacher, Denny Busbey, Kyle Patnode, Brad Patnode, Blake Wgeishofski, Braden Kramer and Morgan Gibson all went 2-0 at the Tech Triangular. The Warriors went 2-4 at the Bemidji Rick Lee Duals, with wins over Cambridge-Isanti Bluejackets 42-24, Bloomington Kennedy 61-18. They dropped duals to AA Lean and Mean Pierz Pioneers 34-31, No. 7A Kenyon-Wanamingo 33-30 and the No. 3AA ranked Perham Yellow Jackets 52-16. Kyle Patnode went 6-0, Atlie Danielson, Cade Barrett and Denny Busbey all went 5-1 and Brad Patnode and Morgan Gibson both went 4-2 at the Rick Lee Duals.

SARTELL-ST. STEPHEN SABRES

The Sabres had a pair of big dual meet wins at the Rocori “Spartans” Triangular. They defeated two Central Lakes Conference rivals; Fergus Falls Otters 66-14 and Section 8AAA rivals the Rocori Spartans 57-13. Dylan Enriquez, Tim Stephens, Jackson Penk, Nick Pelach, Sam Fernholtz, Austin Frauenholtz and Alex Moritz all went 2-0 at the Rocori triangular. The Sabres had two big wins at the Little Falls Flyers triangular, they defeated Section 8AAA rivals the Little Falls Flyers 63-16 and Section 7AA foe Milaca 52-23. Dylan Enriquez, Andy Heckman, Tim Stephens, Ashton Lipinski, Jackson Penk, Noah Pelach, Nick Pelach, Sam Fernholtz and Cole Fibranz all went 2-0 at the Flyers triangular. The Sabres had a very good tournament performance with 192.5 points and eleven place winners to earn second place at the Paynesville “Bulldog” Invitational. They finished behind the No. 9A ranked Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa Jaguars. The Sabres earned four championships by Cole Fibranz @ 220 (20-1), Jackson Penk @ 132 (20-1), Dylan Enriquez @ 106 (20-1) and Nick Pelach @ 138 (19-1). Sam Fernholz @ 145 (14-5) earned second place and Cody Neitzke @ 182 (8-5) and Ashton Lipinski @ 126 (9-6) both earned third place. Andy Heckman @ 113 (15-6) and Matthew Lundstrom (195) both earned fourth place, Alex Moritz @ 170 earned fifth place and Austin Frauenholtz @ 160 took sixth place.
SAUK RAPIDS-RICE STORM

The Storm had a good tournament performance with 128.5 points and eight place winners to earn third place at the Cannon Falls “Bombers” Invitational. They had just ten wrestlers that were competing, with seven earning places in the top four. This was in a field of sixteen teams, behind the No. 11AA Hutchinson Tigers and the AAA Woodbury Royals. Jacob Ackerman @ 160 (17-5) earned second place and a trio earned third place, Jared Spohn @ 126 (18-2), Marcus Santillana @ 170 (13-8) and Hunter Farnick @ 285 (10-10). Andrew Wollak @ 132 (12-6), Ben Gilbertson @ 138 (12-10) and Joey Hoeschen @ 182 all earned fourth place and Sawyer Simmons @ 120 (9-7) took sixth place.

LITTLE FALLS FLYERS

The Flyers went 2-1 at their home quadrangular, they defeated the Section 6AA foe Annandale/Maple Lightning 43-29 and the Section 7A Deer River Warriors 52-30. They dropped a dual to their Section 8AA rivals the Pierz Pioneers 49-27. Austin Litke, Simon Pantzke, Gabe Nagel, Grant Litke and Luke Venske all went 3-0 and Aidan St. Onge and Sam Nagel both went 2-1 at the Flyers quadrangular. The Flyers earned sixth place with 105 points and eight place winners at the Cambridge-Isanti Bluejacket Invitational. Sam Nagel, Gabe Nagel and Grant Litke all earned championships and Kelly Kern earned fourth place. Bryce Udy, Simon Pantzke, Aiden St. Onge and Charles Steadman all earned fifth place. The Flyers went 1-1 at their triangular, with a big win over Granite Ridge Conference rivals the Milaca Wolves 44-26. They dropped a big Section 8AAA dual to Sartell-St. Stephen 53-16. Gabe Nagel, Grant Litke and Sam Nagel all went 2-0 at the Flyers triangular. The Flyers went 2-1 at the Stillwater Pony Duals, they defeated Section 1A Lean and Mean Chatfield Gophers 48-33 and the Eagan Wildcats 45-34. They were defeated by the Section 7AAA Lean and Mean Coon Rapids Cardinals 51-23. Austin Litke, Grant Litke, Gabe Nagel, Grant Nagel and Luke Venske all went 3-0 at the Poney Duals.

ST. CLOUD TECH TIGERS COOP

The Tigers earned ninth place at the thirteen team of teams with 68 points at the Foley “Tom Keating Memorial” Invitational. Taylor Hugg @ 170 and Logan Hanson @ 182 both earned third place, Jaxon Kenning @ 106, Tyler Zachman @ 145 and Tyler Zachman @ 145 all earned fifth place and Jack Latterel @ 152 and Carlos Agee @ 285 both took sixth place. The Tigers split that dual at the Tigers triangular, they defeated their Central Lakes Conference rivals the Fergus Falls Otters 66-4 and they were defeated by Lean and Mean Section 8AAA and Central Lakes Conference rivals the Brainerd Warriors 49-30. Jaxon Kenning, Taylor Hugg, Nick Hamak, Logan Hanson and Carlos Agee all went 2-0 at the Tigers triangular.
The Tigers went 0-3 at the Kiffmeyer duals, they were defeated by the No. 3AAA Apple Valley Eagles 51-18, the AAA Lean and Mean Hasting Raiders 56-14 and b their cross town-rivals the Sauk Rapids-Rice Storm 36-34. Jaxon Kenning, Taylor Hugg and Logan Hanson all went 3-0 and Carlos Agee went 2-1 at the Kiffmeyer duals.

ELK RIVER ELKS

The Elks had a good tournament performance with 149.5 points and eleven place winners to earned fourth place at the Cambridge-Isanti Bluejacket Invitational. Lafayette Bade won their championship and Colton Pool earned second place. Gage Clem, Eli Williams, Tyler Benson and Lorser Wuanti all earned third place and John Krivich earned fourth place. Colton Strain, Wyatt Schimmelman and Hunter Larson all earned fifth place and Alex Sanborn took sixth place. The Elks earned ninth place with 90 points and five place winners at their Elks invitational. Lafayette Bade and Tyler Benson both earned second place, Colton Pool earned third place, Colton Strain earned fourth place and Eli Williams earned fifth place.

ROGERS ROYALS

The Royals defeated Mississippi Conference rivals the Monticello Magic 46-27. They earned fifth place with 109.5 points and nine place winners at the Elk River Elks Invitational. Wil Yasseri earned second place and Max Ricks earned third place. Sam Essendrup and Nolan Erickson both earned fourth place, and Donovan Skawiniak earned fifth place. Ross Meskiman, Cayden Kelly, Kelly Oman and Evan Braesch all took sixth place.

ST. FRANCIS FIGHTING SAINTS

The Fighting Saints went 3-1 a the Farmington Tiger Duals, with big wins over the Section 5AAA Osseo Orioles 51-27, the Section 1A Chatfield Gophers and the Section 2AAA Farmington Tigers 40-33. They dropped a dual to the No. 3AA ranked Scott West Panthers 50-14. Mike Wasche and Kyle Lindenfelser both went 4-0, Grant Woodruff, Andrew Hoglund and Nick Gerlach all went 3-1 and Preston Lane went 2-1 at the Tiger Duals. The Fighting Saints defeated the North Branch Vikings 50-18 in a Mississippi 8 Conference dual.The Saints defeated United South Central Rebels 45-23 and Section 1A Triton 65-12 at the Centenniel Duals.

ALEXANDRIA CARDINALS

The Cardinals had a good tournament performance with 118 points and nine place winners to earned third place at the Mora Mustangs Invitational. Ryan Borris was their lone champion and A. J. Sparr, Trappier Botz, Deryk Neu all earned second place. Tate Runge and J P Rodel both earned third place, Kelly Johnson earned fifth place and Kyler Miller and Cody Richardson both took sixth place. The Cardinals had a very good tournament performance with 135 points to earned fourth place with nine place winners at the Minnewaska Area Lakers Invitational. Ryan Borris won their lone championship and Tate Runge, Trappier Botz and AJ Sparr all earned second place. Tyler Kleindl earned third place and Kyler Miller earned fourth place.

BUFFALO BISON

The Bison took sixth place with 86.5 points and eight place winners at their Bison Invitational. Riley Habisch won their lone championship and Ryan Scherber earned second place. Sully Scherber, Owen Herbst, Toby Ritter and Nathan DesMarais all earned fifth place and Cage Bruce and Kyle Baloun both took sixth place. The Bison were defeated by Mississippi 8 Conference rivals the Big Lake Hornets 42-34.
CLASS AA TEAMS

FOLEY FALCONS

The Falcons had a good tournament performance with 166 points and eleven place winners to earn second place at their “Tom Keating Memorial Invitational. The No. 10AA Detroit Lakes Lakers of Section 8AA, won the tournament with 217.5 points. The Falcons won three championships; Mark Dierkes @ 145 (17-3), Connor Thorsten @ 152 (19-2) and Levi Jacobson @ 106 (11-1) and Logan Thorsten @ 126 (15-6) earned second place. Max Lefebvre @ 170 (16-6), Evan Milejczak @ 113 (9-8) and Hunter Gorecki @ 195 (5-4) all earned fourth place. Carter Svihla @ 220 (13-7) and Mike Moulzolf @ 138 (4-2) both earned fifth place and Ethan Oswald @ 120 (14-7) and Andrew Knutson @ 160 (2-2) both took sixth place. The Falcons went 2-0 at the Falcon triangular, with a big win over their Section 6AA and Granite Ridge Conference rivals the Albany Huskies 45-18. They defeated the Section 5AA No. 8AA ranked Totino Grace 40-24. Michael Moulzolf, Connor Thorsten, Max Lefevre, Carter Svihla and Elijah Novak all went 2-0 at the Falcon triangular.The Falcons went 1-2 with a big win over Sauk Rapids 52-6 at the St. Cloud Tech Kiffmeyer duals. They dropped a pair of duals to AAA Lean and Mean Albert Lea Tigers 38-27 and to the AAA Lean and Mean Hastings Raiders 38-17. Connor Thorsten, Levi Jacobson and Elijah Novak all went 3-0 and Max Lefebvre and Max Henne both went 2-1 at the Kiffmeyer duals.

PIERZ PIONEERS

The Pioneers defeated their Central Minnesota Conference rivals the Kimball Area Cubs 62-3. The Pioneers defeated three foes at the Little Falls Flyers quadrangular, they defeated the Section 8AAA Little Falls Flyers 49-27, Section 6AA Annandale/Maple Lake Lightning 55-15 and Section 7A Deer River 63-12. Trevor Radunz, Jake Andres, Brandon Tomala, Reese Kapsner and Carson Huls all went 3-0, Brandon Funk, Ross Boser, Austin Radunz, Riley Hoskins, Tanner Young and Jacob Gotvald all went 2-1 at the Flyers quad. The Pioneers went 3-3 at the Bemidji Rick Lee duals with big wins over the No. 2A ranked Tracy-Milroy/Westbrook-Walnut Grove 34-29 and the AAA Lean and Mean Brainerd Warriors 34-31 and the Section 8A United North Central Warriors 40-28. They were defeated by AA Lean and Mean, Section 8AA rivals the Thief River Falls Prowlers 34-31, No. 7A ranked Kenyon-Wanamingo 46-21 and to AAA Lean and Mean Bemidji 53-15. Jake Andres, Reese Kapsner and Carson Huls all went 5-1, Sebasatian Warzecha went 4-2 at the Rick Lee duals. Special Note: Jake Andres Won his 150th Career Match.
BECKER BULLDOGS

The Bulldogs had a good tournament with 152.5 points with nine place winners to earn fifth place at the Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa “Jaguar” Invitational. They were out of fourth place 17.5 points, behind the AA Lean and Mean Section 8AA foe Thief River Falls Prowlers. The top three teams were the No. 1A, No. 3A and No. 10A ranked teams. The Bulldogs earned two championships by Caden Dewall @ 170 (15-0) and Bryden Weber @ 220 (17-2) and Jake Nelson @ 132 (17-2), Lukas Paulson @ 138 (17-3) and Kylen Rish @ 160 (17-4) all earned second place. Ethan Anderson @ 120 (18-5) and Logan Jurek @ 152 (13-4) both earned third place, Nick Goth @ 195 (13-10) earned fourth place and Kevin Andres @ 145 (16-6) earned fifth place. The Bulldogs had an awesome performance at their Bulldog Quadrangular, they defeated two AA Lean and Mean rivals and over a big Section 6AA rival. They defeated their Granite Ridge Conference rivals the Mora Mustangs 46-27, Section 6AA rivals the Dassel Cokato Chargers 37-27 and Section 2AA Lean and Mean the Delano Tigers 40-26. Logan Jurek, Kylen Rish and Caden Dewall all went 3-0, Ethan Anderson, Lukas Paulson, Nicholas Goth and Brayden Weber all went 2-1 and Jake Nelson went 2-0 at the Bulldog quadrangular.

DASSEL COKATO CHARGERS

The Chargers defeated their Section 6AA and Wright County Conference rivals the Litchfield Dragons 41-32. The Chargers earned fifth place with 138 points and nine place winners at the Foley “Tom Keating Memorial” Invitational. Jacob Schmitz won their lone championship and Prestin Bradley and Sam Marx both earned second place. Jude LInk and Josh DeBoer both earned third place, Noah Halonen and Beau Nelson all earned fourth place, Axel Stenberg earned fifth place and Will O’Brien took sixth place. The Chargers split a pair of duals with Wright County Conference rivals, they defeated the Mound-Westonka White Hawks 48-21 and they dropped a dual to their Section 6AA rivals the Annandale/Maple Lake Lightning 39-36. The Chargers went 2-1 at the Becker Bulldog quadrangular, they defeated the Section 7AA Mora Mustangs 45-24, they dropped a pair of duals to AA Lean and Mean Wright County Conference rivals the Delano Tigers 34-31 and to the Section 6AA Becker Bulldogs 37-27. Jude LInk, Prestin Bradley and Jacob Schmit were all 3-0 and Carson Amundson and Beau Nelson both were 2-1 at the Bulldog quad. The Chargers earned fourth place with 121.5 points at the Elk River Elks invitational with six place winners. Jacob Schmitz and Prestin Bradley both earned championships and Jude LInk earned second place. Will O’Brien earned third place, Christian Johnson earned fourth place and Beau Nelson earned fifth place.
WATERTOWN-MAYER ROYALS

The Royals earned third place with 156.5 points and eleven place winners at the Foley “Tom Keating Memorial” Invitational. Carter Entinger and Austin Gabbert both earned championships and Tom Stoldt and Alex Pearce both earned second place. Wille Elskamp earned third place and Aston Congdon and Dylan Matter both earned fifth place. Tanner Hilten, Jackson Meyer, Hunter Stein and Tanner Burmeister all took sixth place. This was in a field of thirteen teams, they finished behind No. 6AA Foley Falcons and No. 10AA Detroit Lakes Lakers. The Royals defeated two foes at the GSL Panthers triangular, they defeated two Wright County Conference rivals, the Litchfield Dragons 41-31 and Glencoe-Silver Lake/LP 46-15. The Royals defeated three foes at the quadrangular, they defeated Wright County Conference rivals the Mound-Westonka White Hawks 36-32, TCU Titans 32-30 and the Minnetonka Skippers 49-16. Tanner Hilten, Austin Gabbert, Carter Entinger, Will Elskamp and Ashton Congdon all went 3-0, Tanner Burmeister, Alex Pearce, Dylan Matter and Tommy Stoldt all went 2-1 at the Royals quad.
LITCHFIELD DRAGONS

The Dragons were defeated by their Section 6AA and Wright Conference rivals the Dassel Cokato Chargers 41-32. The Dragons earned sixth place with 107 points and six place winners at the Foley “Tom Keating Memorial” Invitational. Chase Liestman won their lone championship and Logan Nelson, Bryce Penk and Devin Steinhaus all earned second place. Alex Joedeman earned third place and Eddie Simes earned fifth place. The Dragons split duals at the Glencoe-Silver Lake Panther triangular, they defeated Glencoe-Silver Lake Panthers 56-21 and they were defeated by Wright County Conference rivals the Watertown-Mayer Royals 41-31. Aryan Payne, Eddie Simes, Jerry Simes, Logan Nelson and Chase Liestman all went 2-0 at the Panther triangular. The Dragons went 0-3 at the Waconia Wildcats quadrangular, they were defeated by the No. 7AA ranked Waconia 57-10 and pair of AAA teams, the Chaska/Chanhassen Storm Hawks 45-29 and the Eden Prairie Eagles 44-33. Aryan Payne, Eddie Simes and Chase Liestman all went 3-0 and Devin Steinhaus and Bryce Penk both went 2-1.

BIG LAKE HORNETS

The Hornets earned sixth place at the Cambridge-Isanti Bluejacket Invitational with eight place winners. Christian Noble, Jayden Mclearen and Cade Sixberry all earned championships and Charlie Gellerman earned third place. Luke Schumacher earned fourth place, and Wyatt Christian, Nick Merten, and Dante Visci all took sixth place. The Hornets defeated their Mississippi 8 Conference rivals the Buffalo Bison 42-34. The Hornets went 4-2 at the Bemidji Rick Lee Duals, with big wins over the No. 5A ranked Frazee Hornets 44-32, AAA Bloomington Kennedy Eagles 46-30, Class A Lean and Mean Blackduck/Cass Lake-Bena Panthers 62-15 and the Section 8A United North Central Warriors 56-24. They were defeated by the No. 7A ranked Kenyon-Wanamingo Knights 51-22 and the No. 9A ranked Badger/Greenbush-Middle River Gators 40-26. Christian Noble went 6-0, Luke Schumacher went 5-0, Cade Sixberry and Rocco Visci both went 5-1, Nick Merten, Tyler Dehmer and Charlie Gellerman all went 4-2, Jayden McLean went 4-0 and Cash Sixberry went 2-0.
MORA MUSTANGS

The Mustangs had a very good tournament performance with 173.5 points and fourteen place winners to earn second place at their Mustang Invitational. They finished behind the No. 7AA Waconia Wildcats, Jon Smith earned second place and Connor Gmahl, Tucker Hass and Tanner Gragruth all earned third place. Avery Nelson, Trevor Thielen, Dan Schroeder and Dylan Nelson all earned fourth place. Cody Haggberg, Parker Voss, Dom Adams, Austin Voss and Collin McCarthy all earned fifth place and Brock Folkma, Tommy Schroeder and Jace Morenau all took sixth place. The Mustangs went 1-2 at the Becker Bulldogs quadrangular, they defeated the AA Lean and Mean Delano Tigers 38-34. They were defeated by their Granite Ridge Conference rivals the Becker Bulldogs 46-27 and by Section 6AA foe Dassel Cokato Chargers 45-24. Avery Nelson, Connor Gmahl and Jon Smith all went 3-0 and Cody Haggberg, Dan Schroeder, Dom Adams and Collin McCarthy all went 2-1 at the Bulldog quadrangular.
DAWSON-BOYD/LQPV/MONTI UNITED

The United defeated three South Dakota foes a the Milbank Duals, they beat Lennox, SD 59-21, Milbank, SD 50-30 and Sioux Falls Washington, SD 81-0. Zander Clausen, Landon Knoshal, Selvin Hernandez, Zander Boehnke, Quintin Lehmann and Tanner Johnson all went 3-0 and Sam Zindel, Griffin Johnson, Eli Lowry, Steve Irvin, Keaton Hass and Ethen Montantes all 2-1 at the Milbank duals. The United went 1-1 at the Redwood Valley Triangular, they defeated Section 3AA rivals the New London-Spicer Wildcats 48-28 and they dropped a dual to their Section 3AA rivals Redwood Valley 42-36.
Dain Mortenson, Stone Irvine, Trevon Johnson and Tanner Johnson all went 2-0 at the Redwood Valley triangular. The United went 3-0 at their home quad, they defeated the Section 5A Bold Warriors 60-24, West Central Conference rivals Sauk Centre/Melrose 66-6 and the Section 7A Ogilvie Lions 63-17. Zander Clausen, Landon Knoshal and Gelvin Hernandez all went 3-0, Sam Zindel, Griffin Johnson, Eli Lowry and Trevon Johnson all 2-1 at the quad.

PEQUOT LAKES/PINE RIVER-BACKUS ROAD CREW

The Road Crew went 3-0 at Hinckley/Pine City “Dragons” Quadrangular with big wins over their Section 7AA foe the HF Dragons 48-24, Section 7AA Procter 70-12 and the Section 7A Rush City/Braham Tigers 69-10. Riley Wilson, Austin Staricha, Connor Tulenchik all went 3-0, Harley Large, Tim Ryan, Corbin Knapp and Keenan Dahl all went 2-0, Owen Carlson, Grant Thompson, Caleb Ruhl and Josh Pettit all went 2-1 the Dragon quad. The Road Crew defeated Class A Lean and Mean Blackduck/Cass Lake-Bena 39-34. The Road Crew went 1-2 at the Osakis Silverstreaks duals, they defeated their Section 8AA rivals United Clay Becker 48-17 and they lost to Class A Lean and Mean foes, Canby Lancers 36-26 and to the Kerhoven-Murdock-Sunburg Fighting Saints 34-33. Jake Poehler went 3-0, Riley Wilson, Caleb Ruhl, Evan Koering, Connor Tulenchik, Keenan Dahl and Josh Pettit all went 2-1. The Road Crew had a very good tournament performance with 185 points and thirteen place winners to earn second place at the Minnewaska Area Lakers Invitational. Connor Tulenchik and Jake Poehler both won championships and Evan Koering, Kennan Dahl, and Myca Reynolds all earned second place. Harley Large and Caleb Ruhl both earned third place, Tim Ryan and Josh Pettit both earned fourth place. Austin Staricha earned fifth place and Riley Wilson, Owen Carlson and Matthew Foster all took sixth place.
ANNANDALE/MAPLE LAKE LIGHTNING

The Lightning went 0-3 at the Little Falls Flyers quadrangular, they dropped duals to Little Falls 43-29, Section 8AA Pierz Pioneers 55-15 and to Section Section 7A Deer River 42-34. Zayne Brown, Jed Webster and Kessler Kenning all went 3-0 and Adam Neumann went 2-1 at the Foley quad. The Lightning defeated two Wright County Conference rivals at the Dassel Cokato Charger Triangular. They defeated their Section 6AA rivals the Dassel Cokato Chargers 39-36 and the Mound-Westonka White Hawks 36-33. The Lightning earned 73 points a the Elk River Elks Invitational with six place winners to take eleventh place. Adam Neuman earned third place, Jed Webster earned fourth place, Kessler Kenning and Cole Patch both earned fifth place and Layne Brown and Jack Klug both took sixth place.
NEW LONDON-SPICER WILDCATS

The Wildcats went 1-2 at the Minnewaska Area Lakers quadrangular, with a win over Section 4A Eden Valley-Watkings 42-27. They dropped duals to No. 11AA Minnewaska Area Lakers 51-21 and to Section 5A foe Benson 52-28. Tyl Bisek, Blake Vagle, Nick McKenzie all went 3-0 and Luke Knudson went 2-0 and Luke Ruter and Tim Thein went 2-1 at the Lakers quad. They dropped a pair of duals at the Redwood Valley triangular. They were defeated by DB/LQPV/MONTI 48-28 and Redwood Valley 54-13. Luke Knudsen and Blake Vagle both went 2-0 at the tri. The Wildcats earned 115 points with nine place winners to earn fifth place at the Minnewaska Lakers Area Invitational. Blake Vagle won their lone championship, Jon Gracie earned second place and Nick McKenzie, Luke Knudsen and Ty Bisek all earned third place and Tim Thein and Kayden Wenninger both earned fourth place.
MILACA WOLVES

The Wolves went 0-2 at the Little Falls Flyers Triangular, they lost to Granite Ridge Conference rivals the Little Falls Flyers 44-26 and Section 8AAA foe Sartell-St. Stephen Sabres 52-23. Garett Hall and Austin Mollet both went 2-0 at the Flyers triangular. The Wolves earned 52 points at the Foley Tom Keating Memorial Invitational with three place winners. Garret Hall and Bodee Zens both earned fourth place and Ian Hanson earned fifth place. The Wolves had a good tournament performance with 105 points and seven place winners to earn fourth place at the Paynesville Bulldog Invitational. Ben Hanson, Brady Ash and Ian Hanson all earned second place and Garrett Hall and Bodee Zens both earned third place, Austin Mollet earned fourth place and William Danilyuk earned fifth place.
PRINCETON TIGERS

The Tigers earned seventh place with 104 points and seven place winners at the Foley “Tom Keating Memorial” Invitational. Kyle Boeke won their lone championship and Zach Wells earned second place. Parker Adkins and Luke Chase both earned fourth place and Noah Vanderbeek and Kyle Zimmerman earned sixth place. The Tigers defeated their Mississippi 8 Conference rivals the Chisago Lakes Wildcats 48-21. The Tigers earned 95 points with five place winners to earn seventh place at the Elk River Elks invitational. Kyle Boeke and Zack Wells both won championships, Josh Marshall earned fourth place and Kaleb Adkins and Parker Adkins both earned fifth place.

Central Minnesota Mat Rats Late December Report (25th Annual) by Roger Mischke

Central Minnesota Mat Rats Late December Report (25th Annual)
by Roger Mischke
By Roger Mischke November 2018 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 results@theguillotine.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 or Mat Boss, could you please add me to your mailing list. Thanks, The Mat Rat Roger Mischke

CLASS AA

FOLEY FALCONS

The Falcons went 4-1 in duals this past week; as they defeated their Granite Ridge Conference rivals the Milaca Wolves 61-6. They went 3-1 at the Dassel Cokato “Charger” Duals; with big wins over their Section 6AA rivals Dassel Cokato 48-24, Section 2AA Lean and Mean the Delano Tigers 36-25 and Section 3A the Pipestone Area Arrows 69-6. They dropped a dual to the number No. 12AA ranked Marshall Tigers 35-26. Connor Thorsten went 4-0, Alex Jennison, Evan Milejezak, Caden Ruhoff, Ethan Oswald, Logan Thorsten, Isaiah Fitch and Max Lefevbre all went 3-1. Mark Dierkes, Elijah Novak and Hunter Gorecki all went 2-1. The Falcons had a good week with a pair of wins over Lean and Mean teams at the Royalton/Upsala Royals quad, hosted by Upsala. They defeated AAA Brainerd 41-28 and the Royalton/Upsala Royals 41-28. Alex Jennison @ 106 (10-3), Evan Milejczak @ 113 (8-6), Logan Thorsten @ 132 (13-5), Southern Schmit @ 145(8-6), Mark Dierkes @ 160/152 (14-3) and Max Lefebvre @ 182 (14-4) all went 2-0 at the Royals quad. Those having very good individual record prior to the break are: Levi Jacobson @ 113 (8-1), Conner Thorsten @ 160 (16-2), Isaiah Fitch @ 138 (12-3), Ethan Oswald @ 120 (13-5) and Carter Svihla @ 220 (11-6). The Falcons have a 12-1 dual meet record prior to the holiday break.

PIERZ PIONEERS

The Pioneers dropped a pair of duals at the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle/Browervile Wolves triangular. They lost to the No. 1A ranked Wolves 30-27 and the No. 12A Minnewaska Area Lakers 39-32. Trevor Radunz, Jake Andres, Austin Radunz, Brandon Tomala and Reese Kapsner all went 2-0 at the Wolves triangular. The Pioneers earned sixth place at the Cass Lake “Big Bear” Invitational with five place winners. This is a field of over 40 teams, with many ranked wrestlers. Jake Andres earned second place at 126, Carson Huls earned fourth place at 195, Brandon Tomala and Trevor Radunz both earned fifth place at 152 and 138 and Sebastain Warzecha earned seventh place. They defeated the AA Lean and Mean Mora Mustangs 48-33 and the Section 7AA Milaca Wolves 62-6. The Pioneers split duals at the Detroit Lakes “Laker” triangular. They defeated the Section 7AA Hibbing Bluejackets 51-18 and they lost to the No. 10AA ranked Detroit Lakes Lakers and Section 8AA rivals 44-20. Reese Kapsner, Carson Huls, Jake Andres, Brandon Tomala and Sebastian Warzecha all went 2-0 at the Lakers triangular. Special Note: Carson Huls won his 100th career match and Brandon Funk won his 60th career match.

DASSEL-COKATO CHARGERS

The Charges went 3-1 at the DC Charger Duals, with big wins over a pair of Section 6AA teams, Big Lake 42-39 and Albany 42-30 and they defeated Section 3A foe Pipestone Area Arrows 49-15. They dropped a dual to No. 6AA ranked, Section 6AA rivals the Foley Falcons 48-24. Jude Link, Prestin Bradley, Jacob Schmitz and Josh DeBoer all went 4-0 and Noah Halonen and Hayden Hoernemann both went 3-1 and Carson Amundson went 2-1 at the Charger duals. The Chargers dropped a pair of duals to No. 3AA ranked Scott West Panthers 42-21 and the AA Lean and Mean Watertown-Mayer Royals 37-33. Jacob Schmitz and Will O’Brien both went 2-0 at the Charger triangular. The Chargers earned second place with 156.5 points at he Delano Tigers Invitational. Jacob Schmitz was their lone champion and Prestin Bradley, Jude Link and Beau Nelson all earned second place. Carson Amundson, Sam Mark, Will O’Brien and Christian Johnson all earned third place and Noah Halonen and Josh DeBoer both earned fifth place. Special Note: Noah Halonen won his 75th career match. The Chargers took eighteenth place at the Fargo “Rumble on the Red” Invitational. They had three place winners: Jacob Schmitz earned fourth place, he went 4-2 at the tourney and Prestin Bradley earned fourth place, he went 5-3 at the tourney. Noah Halonen earned eighth place, he went 4-3 at the tourney. Juke Link and Will O’Brien both went 3-2, but failed to place.

LITCHFIELD DRAGONS

The Dragons went 2-0 with big wins over the Section 6AA Albany Huskies 43-33 and the No. 10A ranked Belgrade-Brooten Jaguars 36-36 on criteria. Devin Steinhaus, Eddie Simes, Chase Liestman, Jerry Simes, Sergio Martinez, Bryce Penk and Logan Nelson all went 2-0. The Dragons defeated a pair of rivals at the New London-Spicer Wildcat triangular. They defeated Wright County Conferences rivals NLS 42-28 and the Mound-Westonka Knight Hawks 48-25. Carter Block, Devin Steinhaus, Aryan Payne, Jerry Simes, Logan Nelson and Chase Liestman all went 2-0 at the Wildcat triangular. The Dragons earned eighth place with 88 points and three place winners at the Redwood River Riot Invitational. Logan Nelson and Chase Leistman both won championships at 170 and 285 and Eddie Simes earned fifth place at 132 and Alex Joedeman went 3-2, but was one match short of earning a place, in this very tough field of 30 teams. Special Note: Jerry Simes won his 75th career match.

WATERTOWN-MAYER ROYALS

The Royals split theirs duals at the Dassel Cokato Charger triangular. They defeated Wright Count Conference rivals the Chargers 37-33 and they were defeated by the No. 3AA ranked Scott West Panthers 39-22. Austin Gabbert, Carter Entinger, Tanner Burmeister and Tom Stoldt all went 2-0 at the Charger triangular. The Royals defeated their Section 4AA Wright County Conference foe the Orono Spartans 50-24. The Royals earned fifth place at the Delano “Tigers” Invitational with 129.5 points and nine place winners. Austin Gabbert and Carter Entinger both won championships at 106 and 138 and William Elskamp and Ashton Congdon both earned second place. Tanner Hüllen, Jackson Meyer and Riley Hertzog all earned fourth place, Tanner Burmeister earned fifth place and Dylan Matter took sixth place.

BECKER BULLDOGS

The Bulldogs went 4-1 on the week in their dual meets, they won both duals at the Albany “Husky” triangular. They defeated Granite Ridge Conference rivals Albany 43-21 and Section 8AAA foe the Sauk Rapids/Rice Storm 28-21. Kalen Rish, Ethan Anderson, Jake Nelson, Lukas Paulson, Kevin Andres, Logan Jurek and Caden Dewall all went 2-0 at the Husky triangular. The Bulldogs earned second place at the Glencoe-Silver Lake “Panther” Duals with wins over Section 6AA rivals the Annandale/Maple Lake Lightning 42-25 and Section 4A foe the Norwood Young America Raiders 61-18. They dropped the championship dual to Section 2AA foe, The Tri City United Titans 31-30. Jake Nelson, Lukas Paulson, Kevin Andres, Kylen Rish and Brayden Weber all went 3-0, Caden Dewall went 2-1 and Logan Jurek went 2-1 at the Glencoe-Silver Lake duals. The Bulldogs had a good week, as they went 3-0 at their home quadrangular. They defeated Section 2A United South Central Rebels 65-6, Section 5AAA Buffalo Bison 57-15 and Section 8AAA foe the Moorhead Spuds 69-6. Kaden Rish @ 106, Ethan Duncombe @ 113, Ethan Anderson @ 120, Mason Doucette @ 126, Jake Nelson @ 132, Lukas Paulson @ 138, Kylen Rish @ 170 and Brayden Weber @ 220 all went 3-0 and Kevin Andres @ 145, Nick Goth @ 195 and Kolbe Braun @ 285 all went 2-1 at the Bulldog quad. The Bulldogs have a 9-0 dual meet mark prior to the holiday break. The Bulldogs had a very good tournament performance with 144 points and nine place winners to earn third place at the Rogers Royal Holiday Matness Invitational. This included a field of eighteen teams, the Bulldogs earned three championships by Lukas Paulson @ 138 (16-2), Kylen Rish @ 160 (15-3 and Caden Dewall @ 170 (12-0). Jake Nelson @ 132 (16-1) earned second place and Ethan Anderson @ 120 (15-4) earned third place. Brayden Weber @ 220 (14-3) earned fourth place, Kevin Andres @ 145 (14-4) earned fifth place and Nick Goth @ 195 (11-8) and Alex Berglund @ 145 (4-3) both earned sixth place. Special note: Lukas Paulson and Kevin Andres both won their 75th career matches.

BIG LAKE HORNETS

The Hornets defeated Section 6AA and Mississippi 8 Conference rivals Monticello 65-15. The Hornets won three at the Princeton “Tigers” quadrangular. They defeated Mississippi 8 Conference rival Princeton Tigers 46-36, Section 7AA foes, No. 9 52-21 and Cloquet Lumberjacks 45-28. Christian Noble, Charlie Gellerman, Cade Sixberry, Cash Sixberry and Ryan Helgoe all went 3-0 and Jayden Mclearan and Tyler Dehmer both went 2-1 at the Tigers quad. The Hornets went 1-2 at the Dassel Cokato Charger Duals. They defeated the Section 7AAA Elk River Elks 48-33. Dropped duals to No. 12AA Marshall Tigers 49-28 and to the AA Lean and Mean Delano Tigers 55-12. Christian Noble, Charlie Gellerman and Cash Sixberry all went 3-0 and Cade Sixberry and Jayden Mclearan all went 2-1 at the Charger duals.

MORA MUSTANGS

The Mustangs defeated pair of rivals at the Grand Rapids Thunder Hawks triangular. They defeated No. 12AA Grand Rapids 42-28 and the Section 7A Deer River Warriors 48-30 and were defeated by AAA Lean and Mean Brainerd Warriors 68-12. Jace Morneau went 3-0, Cody Haggberg, Austin Voss, Dom Adams and Collin McCarthy all went 2-1 at the Grand Rapids quad. The Mustangs defeated Section 8AA Lean and Mean Pierz 48-33. The Mustangs split their duals at the PLPRB “Road Crew” triangular. They defeated Section 8AA foe Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton Rebels 49-30 and they dropped a dual to the Road Crew 33-31. John Smith, Austin Voss and Dan Schroeder all went 2-0 at the Road Crew triangular. The Mustangs earned one place winner at the Cass Lake “Big Bear” Invitational, Jon Smith earned fifth place. Collin McCarthy went 3-2, Avery Nelson, Connor Gmahl, Dylan Nelson and Dom Adams all went 2-2 but were just short of earning a place. Special Note: Jon Smith won his 100th career match.

PEQUOT LAKES/PINE RIVER-BACKUS ROAD CREW

The Road Crew defeated Section 7A foe Mille Lacs 66-15 and at their home triangular they defeated the Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton Rebels 39-30 and the AA Lean and Mean Mora Mustangs in a close one 33-31. Riley Wilson,Caleb Ruhl, Connor Tulenchik, Keenan Dahl, Josh Pettit, Myca Reynolds went 2-0. The Road Crew earned seventeenth place at the Cass Lake “Big Bear” Invitational with 77 points and three place winners. Jake Poehler earned fourth place at 160, Connor Tulenchik earned sixth place at 132 and Josh Pettit earned seventh place. Harley Large went 3-2, but was one match short of placing and Riley Wilson, Evan Koering, Keenan Dahl, Corbin Knapp and Myca Reynolds went 2-2 at the Big Bear.

DAWSON-BOYD/LQPV/MONTI UNITED

The United defeated two rivals at the home triangular, they defeated the Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg Fighting Saints 42-39 and Section 6A Border West Buccaneers 57-19. Landon Knoshal, Selvin Hernandez, Trevon Johnson, Joey Foss, Owen Lehmann and Tanner Johnson all went 2-0 at the triangular. The United defeated AAA Alexandria 36-33 and Section 5A rivals the Quad County Cobras 49-26. Dain Mortenson, Trevon Johnson, Quintin Lehmann and Tanner Johnson all went 2-0. The United earned twenty-third place with 34.5 points at the Redwood “River Riot” Invitational with one place winner; Trevin Johnson took eighth place. Zander Clauson, Quintin Lehnmann and Tanner Johnson all went 3-2.

ANNANDALE/MAPLE LAKE LIGHTNING

The Lightning earned fourth place at the Glencoe-Silver Lake/Lester Prairie Panther duals. They defeated Eden Prairie 42-35 and they dropped duals to Section 6AA rivals the Becker Bulldogs 42-25 and to Redwood River Valley 51-18. Ted Webster was their lone wrestler to go 3-0 at the GSL/LP Panther Duals. They split duals at their home triangular, they defeated Wright County Conference rivals the Glencoe-SL/Lester Prairie Panthers and they lost to AAA St. Cloud Tech Tigers Coop 40-33.

MORRIS AREA TIGERS

The Tigers dropped a pair of duals at the Minnewaska Area Lakers Triangular. They were defeated by the No. 12A ranked Minnewaska Area Lakers 57-9 and by the Class A Lean and Mean West Central Area Knights 50-26. Ethan Lebrija and Jed Feuchtenberger were the lone wrestlers to go 2-0 at the Lakers triangular. The Tigers defeated three rivals at the Ortonville Trojans Quadrangular. They defeated West Central Conference rivals Quad County Cobras 32-25, the Section 6A Breckenridge Cowboys 42-18 and Section 5A foes the Ortonville Trojans 50-15. Individual results wasn’t made available to the writer. The Tigers earned twenty-first place with 66.5 points at the Cass Lake “Big Bear” invitational. Devin Rose earned fourth place, Ethan Lebrija, Gibson Joos and Brady Cardwell all went 3-2 and Jed Feuchberger, Dalton Rose and Matt McNeill went 2-2. The Tigers earned fourth place with 148.5 points and seven place winners at the Benson Braves Classic. Ethan Lebrija won their lone championship and Dalton Rose and Davin Rose both earned second place. Caden Rose earned third place and Tristan Raths and Matt McNeill both earned fourth place and Jordan Kill took sixth place.

PRINCETON TIGERS

The Tigers dropped a pair of Mississippi 8 Duals to AAA Lean and Mean Cambridge-Isanti 40-25 and to Big Lake 46-36. The Tigers earned sixth place with 88 points and seven place winners at the Roger Royals Holiday Matness Invitational. This was a field of eighteen teams, Kyle Boeke won their lone championship. For Kyle’s outstanding performance he was vote the outstanding wrestler of tournament. Kyle also won his 75th career match at the Rogers invitational. Zack Wells earned second place and Parker Adkins earned third place. Luke Chase earned fourth place, Kaleb Adkins and Jake Whitcomb both earned fifth place and Malachi Kolhoff took sixth place.

MILACA WOLVES

The Wolves split duals at the Hibbing Bluejackets triangular, they defeated Section 7AA foe Procter 47-26 and they dropped a dual to AA Lean and Mean Hibbing 49-24. The Wolves dropped a Granite Ridge Conference dual to No. 6AA ranked the Foley Falcons 61-6. They dropped a dual to Section 8AAA Lean and Mean Pierz 62-6.

NEW LONDON-SPICER WILDCATS

The Wildcats split a pair of duals at their home triangular; they defeated the Wright County Conference rivals Mound-Westonka White Hawks 43-42 and they dropped one to Section 6AA Lean and Mean Wright County conference rival the Litchfield Dragons 42-28. Luke Knudsen, Blake Vagle, Kayden Wenninger, Tim Thein and Nick McKenzie all went 2-0 at the Wildcat triangular. The Wildcats split a pair of duals at the Kimball Area Cubs triangular. They defeated the Section 4A Norwood Young America Raiders 42-27 and they dropped a dual to the Section 4A Kimball Area Cubs 46-30. Luke Knudsen, Luke Ruter, Kayden Wenninger, Ty Bisek, Blake Vagle and Nick McKenzie all went 2-0 at the Cubs triangular. The Wildcats earned twenty-first place with 42.5 points at the Redwood River Riot Invitational a 30 plus field of teams. Blake Vagle and Nick McKenzie both earned fourth place and Luke Knudsen took eighth place.

CLASS A TEAMS

LONG PRAIRE/GREY EAGLE/BROWERVILLE WOLVES

The Wolves went 2-0 at their their triangular, they defeated the No. 12A Minnewaska Lakers 36-24 and the AA Lean and Mean Pierz Pioneers 30-27. Carter Meiners, Mason Gode and Nye Becker all went 2-0 at the Wolves triangular. They defeated two foes at the Aitkin Gobblers triangular; they defeated AAA Little Falls 48-18 and the Gobblers 54-15. Gabe Pesta, Riley Thom, Cael Lorentz, Carter Meiners, Justin Crandell, Landon Gode and Mason Gode all went 2-0 at the Gobblers triangular. The Wolves earned seventh place with 112.5 points in the 40 plus field of teams the Cass Lake “Big Bear” invitational. They had three place winners; Carter Meiners and Mason Gode won championships at 113 and 132. Landon Gode earned fifth place at 126 and Justin Crandall and Cael Lorentz both went 3-2. The Wolves went 3-0 at the Sauk Centre/Melrose quadrangular, with huge wins over then No. 1A ranked Tracy-Milroy-Balaton/Westbrook/Walnut Grove Panthers 39-15, No. 4A ranked Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City Falcons 28-25 and SCM 71-12. Justin Crandall, Nye Becker, Ted Stacey, Riley Thom and Austin Carr all went 3-0, Mason Gode went 2-0 and Levi Line went 2-1 at the SCM quad. Special note: Mason Gode won his 100th career match, Landon Gode won his 50th career match, Carter Meiners won his 50th career match and Austin Carr won his 50th career match.

ATWATER-COSMOS-GROVE CITY FALCONS

The Falcons defeated two foes at the Sibley East Wolverine triangular, with a big win over their Section 4A rivals the Sibley East Wolverines 63-6 and the Section 2AA Tri City United 37-21. Brady Holien, Kelvin Ponce, Hayden Straumann, Jaxon Behm, Tanner Berghuis, Chase Arndt and Taylor Fester all went 2-0 at the Wolverine triangular. The Falcons defeated two foes at the Eden Valley-Watkins Eagles Triangular. They defeated their Section 4A rivals the Eden Valley-Watkins Eagles 53-14 and Class A Lean and Mean Royalton-Upsala 50-21. Cole Holien, Brady Holien, Kelvin Pence, Ramzee Molinaro, Logan Sherwood, Taylor Fester and Tanner Berghuis all went 2-0 at the Eagles triangular. The Falcons went 1-2 at the Sauk Center/Melrose quadrangular, they defeated the host SCM 69-12. They dropped duals to the the No. 1A and No. 2A ranked teams. They both were close duals, they dropped a dual to Long Prairie-Grey Eagle/Browerville 28-25 and to the Tracy-Milroy-Balaton/Westbrook/Walnut Grove Panthers 35-26. Cole Holien, Ramzee Molinaro and Tanner Berghuis all went 3-0 and Brady Holien, Hayden Straumann, Skye Powers, Taylor Fester and Logan Sherwood all went 2-1 at the SCM quad. The Falcons earned sixth at the 30 team field of teams event with 111.5 points. The Redwood “River Riot” Invitational featured many ranked wrestlers from all three classes. The Falcons earned six place winners, Tanner Berghuis earned second place at 285, Brady Holien earned fourth place at 113, Hayden Straumann earned fifth place at 132, Logan Sherwood earned sixth place at 182 and Ramzee Molinaro and Taylor Fester both took eighth place at 126 and 170. The Falcons open the 2019 portion of their season with three big dual meet wins at their home quadrangular. The defeated two Section 4A rivals; Howard Lake/Waverly/Winsted 60-6 and St. Agnes 73-0. They defeated a Section 7A foe Ogilvie 72-12.

BELGRADE-BROOTEN-ELROSA JAGUARS

The Jaguars earned sixth place with 117 points at the Cass Lake “Big Bear” Invitational, a field of over 40 teams. They earned five place winners, Canon Swanson and Tyler Bents both won championships at 126 and 145, Walker Bents and Tyler Jensen both earned third place at 106 and 132 and Blaine Fischer took eighth place at 120. They went 2-1 in the Holdingford Husker Quadrangular, with bigs wins over, the Section 6AA Albany Huskies 54-21 and the Section 6A Holdingford Huskers 45-24 and they dropped on criteria to the AA Lean and Mean Litchfield 36-36. Walker Bents, Canon Swanson, Tyler Bents and Michael Doubek went 3-0 and Ryan Jensen, Blaine Fischer, Tyler Jensen and Dylan T. Kampsen all went 2-1 at the Huskers quad. The Jaguars open their portion of the 2019 season with a outstanding team performance, they earned 180 points with ten place winners to win the Rogers “Royals Holiday Matness” Invitational. This includes a field of eighteen teams, Dylan Kampsen, Tyler Bents and Canon Swanson all won championships. Walker Bents and Blaine Fischer both earned second place and Ryan Jensen and Taiton Linder both earned third place. Tyler Jensen earned fourth place, Mark Jenniges earned fifth place and Cooper Wold took sixth place.

BERTHA-HEWITT/VERNDALE/PARKERS PRAIRIE

The Coop defeated a pair of Park Region Conference rivals at their triangular. They defeated their Section 6A rivals Ottertail Central Bulldogs 45-27 and the United North Central Warriors 51-18. Xavier Grefe, Gideon Ervasti, Hunter Dean, David Revering, Quinn Kern, Trevor Arceneau and Devin Dean all went 2-0 in the triangular. The Coop earned eighth place with 107 points at the Cass Lake “Big Bear” Invitational, a field of over 40 teams. Craig Orlando earned third place, Zavier Grefe and Devi Dean both earned sixth place and Jason Koehn took eighth place. Trevor Arceneau, Hunter Dean and Tyler Eggert all went 3-2 at the Big Bear. The Coop split duals at the Royalton/Upsala Royals triangular. They defeated Section 4A foe Howard Lake/Waverly/Winsted 46-33. They dropped a dual to Class A Lean and Mean Section 7A and Park Region Conference rival Royalton/Upsala Royals 34-33 on criteria. Mason Schroeder, Zavier Grefe and Craig Orlando all went 2-0 at the Royals triangular. Special note: Craig Orlando won his 100th career match, Trevor Arcenau won his 100th career match and Zavier Grefe earned his 50th fall.

MINNEWASKA AREA LAKERS

The Lakers split duals at the LPGE/BR Wolves triangular, they defeated AA Lean and mean Pierz 39-32. They lost to Section 5A rivals and the No. 1A ranked LPGE/BR 36-24. Mason Blair, Tyson Meyer, Dylan Jergenson, Tyler VanLuik and Jakob Swalla all went 2-0 at the Wolfs triangular. The Lakers earned fourth place at the 40 plus field of teams with 138 points at the Cass Lake “Big Bear” Invitational. The Lakers had six place winners, including one championship by Tyson Meyer at 182 and three third places by: Tyler VanLuik, Dylan Jergenson and Easton McCrory. Mason Blair earned fifth place and Jacob Blair took eighth place. Max Reichmann and Jakob Swalla both went 3-2, but were one match short of placing. The Lakers defeated West Central Conference rivals Morris Area Tigers 57-9 and Class A Lean and Mean West Central Area Knights 39-20 and the Border West Bucaneers 63-17. Jacob Blair, Easton McCrory, Mason Blair, Tyson Meyer, Tyler VanLuik, Dylan Jergenson and Jakob Swalla all went 3-0 and Max Riechmann went 2-1 at the Lakers triangular. Special note: Tyson Meyer earned his 50th career fall.

OTTERTAIL CENTRAL BULLDOGS

The Bulldogs spit a pair of Park Region Conference duals a the BHV/PP triangular. They defeated Section 8A rival United North Central Warriors 36-21 and they dropped a dual to No. 11A Section 6A rivals BHV/PP 45-27. The Bulldogs defeated a pair of Section 6A rivals at the Staples-Motley Cardinal triangular. They defeated Barnesville Trojans 45-27 and Staples-Motley Cardinals 45-24. Loredo Bugbee, Matt Hendricks, Max Naddy, Wyatt Thorson and Cian Buehler all went 2-0 at the Cardinal triangular.

WEST CENTRAL AREA/ASHBY/BRANDON EVANSVILLE KNIGHTS

The Knights defeated Park Region Conference rival the Osakis Silverstreaks 54-24. The Knights took nineteenth place at the Cass Lake Big Bear Invitational with 67 points. Wyatt Olson earned fifth place and Jordan Lohse earned seventh place. Anthony Sykora and Bryce Lien both went 3-2, just one match short of earning a place. The Knights defeated Section 6A rivals the Border West Buccaneers 57-15 and Section 3AA Morris Area Tigers 50-26 and they dropped a dual to No. 12A ranked Minnewaska Area Lakers 39-20. Anthony Sykora, Jordan Lohse, Hunter Mickelson, Deklin Goedon all went 3-0 and Bryce Lien, Colton Lindquist and Wyatt Olson all went 2-1 at the Lakers triangular. Special note: Jordan Lohse won his 75th career match. The Knights had Wyatt Olson go 3-2 at the Fargo “Rumble on the Red” Invitational.
NEW YORK MILLS EAGLES

The Eagles defeated Section 6A rivals the Barnesville Trojans 39-21 and the Pelican Rapids Vikings 36-15.The Eagles defeated Park Region Conference rival the Osakis Silverstreaks 35-34. The Eagles took nineteenth place with 67 points at the Cass Lake Big Bear Invitational with three place winners. Dylan Fischer earned fourth place, Carter Haman earned sixth place and Gabe Geiser earned seventh place and Austin Hughes went 3-2.
KERKHOVEN-MURDOCK-SUNBURG FIGHTING SAINTS

The Fighting Saints split a pair of duals at their triangular; they defeated Section 6A foe Border West 50-30 and they dropped a dual to DB/LQPV/Monti United 42-39. Richard Jones, Coy Gunderson, Chase Magaard, Will Magaard, Jared Carlson and Luke Hoefer all went 2-0. The Fighting Saints earned fifteenth place with 70.5 points at the Redwood River Riot Invitational. This includes a field of over 30 teams, they earned two place winners, Will Magaard and Coy Gunderson both earned second place at 126 and 120. Luke Hoefer, Richard Jones and Ethan Peters all went 3-2. The Fighting Saints dropped a close one to the Section 4A Kimball Area Cubs 39-38.

PAYNESVILLE BULLDOGS

The Bulldogs went 3-0 at their quadrangular; they defeated three Section 5A rivals; the Quad County Rebels 36-36, Osakis Silverstreaks 45-34 and the Bold Warriors 47-22. Shawn Rue, Riley Messer and Spencer Eisenbraun went 3-0 and Duncan McNab, Craig Schmitz and Weston Roberg all went 2-1 at their quad. The Bulldogs earned fourth place at the Glencoe-SL/Lester Prairie “Panther” Duals. They defeated GSL/LP Panthers 41-25 and they were defeated by AAA Eden Prairie Eagles 41-36 and Redwood-River Valley 55-22. Shawn Rue went 3-0 and Shawn Pinske, Craig Schmitz, Weston Roberg, Clint Schmitz and Brandon Schlangen all went 2-1 at the Panther duals.

ROYALTON/UPSALA ROYALS

The Royals split their duals at the Eden Valley-Watkins “Eagles” Triangular. They defeated Section 4A foe Eden Valley-Watkins 52-25 and they dropped a dual to the No. 4A ranked Section 4A foe, the Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City Falcons 50-21. Jackson Held and Jacob Leibold both went 2-0 at the Eagles triangular. Royals earned 107.5 points to take seventh place out of a field of fifteen teams, with seven place winners at the Chisago Lakes Holiday Tournament. Jackson Held led the way, he won the championship at 160, his now 6-0 on the season. For his tournament performance, he was voted the Outstanding Wrestler of the tournament. Jackson defeated a very good wrestler, No. 2A ranked wrestler from Goodhue. He was also a returning state place winner, he defeated the No. 5AAA ranked wrestler in the semifinals. Will Gorecki @ 113 earned third place (7-4), Mason Novitzki @ 285 earned third place (6-4) and Jacob Leibold @ 138 earned fourth place (5-3). Gage Louden @ 195 earned fourth place (5-5), Wyatt Lahr @ 132 took sixth place (8-4) and Gabe Gorecki @ 145 took sixth place (7-5). The Royals had a good week even thou they went 2-2 in their duals for the week. The Royals hosted a pair of triangulars. In Royalton on Thursday evening they defeated No. 10A and Park Region Conference rivals the Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale/Parkers Prairie Coop 33-33 on criteria (8 to 6 in matches) and a top four section 4A team the Howard Lake/Waverly/Winsted Lakers 49-24. Sam Costanzo @ 106, Wyatt Lahr @ 132, Jacob Leibold @ 138, Chris Borash @ 145, Gabe Gorecki @ 152 and Jackson Held at 160/170 were 2-0. The Royals dropped a pair of duals to No. 6AA ranked Foley Falcons 41-28 and to the AAA Lean and Mean Brainerd 45-29. Gabe Gorecki @ 145, Jackson Held @ 160/170 and Mason Novitzki @ 285 were 2-0. The Royals have a 3-3 dual meet record prior to the holiday break.
STAPLES-MOTLEY CARDINALS

The Cardinals dropped a pair of duals to Section 6A rivals; The lean and mean Ottertail Central Bulldogs 45-24 and the Barnesville Trojans 39-30. Spencer Miller and Owen Bjerga both went 2-0 at the triangular. The Cardinals had two place winners at the Cass Lake “Big Bear” Invitational, Owen Bjerga won the championship at 160 and Spencer Miller earned second place at 152. The Cards went 1-2 at the United North Central “Warriors” quadrangular. They defeated the Section 8A Roseau Rams 31-18 and they dropped duals to Section 8A rivals the United North Central Warriors 39-26 and to the Section 7A Deer River Warriors 39-33. Special note: Spencer Miller won his 150th Career win and Blayne Dumprope won his 75th career match.

AITKIN GOBBLERS

The Gobblers dropped a dual to the Section 7AA Hibbing Bluejackets 40-34. They dropped a pair of duals at the Gobbler triangular, they were defeated by No. 1A LPGE/BR 54-18 and by the AAA Little Falls Flyers 45-25. Nathan Rom was the lone Gobbler that went 2-0 at the Gobbler triangular. The Gobblers had one place winner at the Cass Lake “Big Bear” Invitational, Quin Miller took eighth place and Marshall Larson and Jack Gravelle both went 3-2.

KIMBALL AREA CUBS

The Cubs went 4-0 in their duals this past week; they went 3-0 at the St. Agnes “Aggies” quadrangular. They defeated their rivals from Section 4A Sibley East Wolverines 45-30, Section 4A foe St. Agnes Aggies 50-25 and a section 4AA foe Washington Tech. Magnet School 48-27. Brett Schiefelbein (7-4), Alex Nelson (8-4), Ashton Hanan (7-4), Nicholas Bowen (6-6), Carter Holtz (12-1) and Jimmy Wicker (7-2) went 3-0 and Brandon Guggisberg, Evan Nienaber (6-2) and Marcellus Jensen all went 2-1 at the Aggies Quadrangular. The Cubs defeated Section 5A, Class A Lean and Mean Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg Fight Saints 39-38. The Cubs had a good week, they went 2-0 at their home triangular, they defeated Section 4A foe the Norwood Young America Raiders 50-25 and Section 3AA foe the New London-Spicer Wildcats 46-30. Chase Anderson, Cody Leither @ 138 (5-1), Josh Donnay, Ashton Hanan @ 170 (9-4), Carter Holtz @ 195 (14-1) and Jimmy Wicker @ 285 (9-2) all went 2-0 at the triangular. The Cubs posted a 7-2 dual meet record prior to the holiday break.
HOWARD LAKE/WAVERLY-WINSTED LAKERS

The Lakers earned sixth place at the Chisago Lakes “Wildcat” Holiday Invitational, with 134 points and nine place winners. Mitch Mallak won their lone championship, Joseph Schanus earned second place and Eric Williams and Colin Boese both earned fourth place. Casey Diers and Wiley Wiegert both earned fifth place and Ryan Tuchtenhagen, Dan Mosford and Quinn Mathison all took sixth place. The Lakers dropped a pair of duals at the Royalton/Upsala Royals triangular. The dropped a dual to the No. 11A ranked Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale/Parkers Prairie 46-33 and to the Class A Lean and Mean Royalton/Upsala Royals 49-24. Wiley Weigert, Mitchell Mallak and Ryan Tuchtenhagen all went 2-0 at the Royal triangular. The Lakers defeated Section 2AA foe Glencoe-SL/Lester Prairie Panthers 54-21.
The Lakers went 2-1 at the Atwater-Comsos-Grove Falcon Quadrangular with a pair of big wins. They defeated Section 4A rival the St. Agnes Aggies 66-14 and Section 7A foe the Ogilvie Lions 58-24. They were defeated by No. 3A ranked and Section 4A rivals the Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City Falcons 60-6. Mitchell Mallak, Danny Mosford, Porter Mathison and Eric Williams all went 2-0, Ryan Tuchlenhagen, Joseph Schamus, Steve Herber
All went 2-1 at the Falcons quad.

BENSON BRAVES

The Braves defeated two rivals at the BOLD Warriors triangular, they defeated their Section 5A rivals the Bold Warriors 42-33 and the Section 3A Wabasso/Red Rock Central Bobcats 41-34. Colby Hegrefe, Hunter Mondor, Adam Koosmann, Brady Ascheman, Jared Knutson, Dylan Stewart and Thomas Dineen all went 2-0 at the Warrior triangular. The Braves defeated Section 5A foe the Ortonville Trojans 48-11. The Braves had a very good tournament performance at their Braves Classic, with 159 pints and nine place winners, to earn third place. Alex Wrobleski and Thomas Dineen both earned second place and five third places by: Mike Nagler, Adam Koosmann, Wyatt McGee, Jared Knutson and Aiden Sylte. Brady Ascheman and Carlos Gondsor both earned fourth place at their home invite.
CLASS AAA TEAMS

ST. MICHAEL-ALBERTVILLE KNIGHTS

The Knights defeated a pair of Mississippi 8 Conference rivals; the Buffalo Bison 52-18 and the Monticello Magic 70-9. The Knights earned twelfth place with 120 points and five place winners at the Christmas tournament, a field of over 30 teams. Carl Leuer earned third place, Wyatt Lidberg earned fifth place, Cole Becker andTravis Smith both earned seventh place, Kaden Amundson took eighth place and Dylan Hanson and Jonah Hayes went 3-2. The Knights had a big win at the Simley “Spartans” triangular, with a 31-30 criteria win over the No. 1AA ranked Simley Spartans and they defeated the No. 3AAA ranked Bemidji Lumberjacks 49-15. Jimmy Heil, Travis Smith, Brandon Psyk, Dylan Hanson, Wyatt Lidberg and T J Duerr all went 2-0 at the Spartan triangular.

WILLMAR CARDINALS

The Cardinals defeated three Central Lakes Conference rivals; Section 8AAA foes the Alexandria Cardinals 75-3, Rocori Spartans 74-5 and Fergus Falls 74-3. The Cardinals had a good tournament performance with 175.5 points to earn fourth place at the Minnesota Christmas tournament. The Cards had four place winners, including championships by Cael Carlson and Andrew Reigstad and Lincoln Shinn earned second place. Charlie Farhat earned sixth place and others had good performances, but were just short of earning a place. Ethan Roux and Kaden Streed both went 5-2, Caden Carlson, Jack Roehl, Josh Miley and Grant Deegan all went 4-2 and Jones Anez went 3-2.
CAMBRIDGE-ISANTI BLUE JACKETS

The Blue Jackets defeated Mississippi 8 Conference rivals the Princeton Tigers 40-25. The Jackets had two place winners at the Minnesota Christmas tournament, Tate Torgerson earned fifth place and Jimmy Brown earned sixth place. Easton Johnson went 4-2 and Jacob Mujwid went 3-2 but were just short of earning a place. Special note: Jimmy Brown won his 100th career match. The Blue Jackets took thirteenth place at the Fargo “Rumble on the Red” invitational with two place winners. Tate Torgerson earned fourth place, he went 4-2 at the tourney. Jimmy Brown earned fifth place, he went 4-2 too. Ryan Droubie went 4-2 and Logan Lindquist went 3-2, but both failed to place.

BEMIDJI LUMBERJACKS

The Lumberjacks split duals at their triangular, they defeated Section 8AAA rivals the Sartell Sabres 42-34 and they dropped a dual to the No. 10AA ranked Detroit Lakes Lakers 33-24. Alan Wuori, Clay Olsen, Peter Moen and Kaleb Beam all went 2-0 at their triangular. The Lumberjacks dropped a pair of duals at the Simley Spartans triangular, they were defeated by the No. 1AA ranked Simley 51-22 and to the No. 4AAA ranked St. Michael-Albertville Knights 49-15. Chance Hinrichs was the lone Lumberjack that went 2-0 at the Spartan triangular. Special Note, Chance Hinrichs won his 125th career match. The Lumberjacks earned twenty-fourth place with 45.5 points at the Rumble on Red Invitational. Chris Smith earned seventh place, he went 4-2, Joe Hudson and Nic Geiger both went 3-2 and Seth Newby, Dane Jorgenson and Chance Henrichs all went 2-2.
BRAINERD WARRIORS

The Warriors went 3-0 at the Sauk Rapids-Rice Storm Quadrangular, with three bigs wins over Section 8AAA rivals. They defeated Central Lakes conference foes Sauk Rapids-Rice 45-24 and the Sartell-Stephen Sabres 38-31 and the Moorhead Spuds 55-18. Atlie Danielson, Kyle Patnode, Brad Patnode, Tucker Peterson and Braden Kramer all went 3-0 and Isaiah Jillson, Kyle Eschenbacker, Denny Busbey, Morgen Gibson and Cade Barrett all went 2-1 at the Storm quad. The Warriors split their duals at the Royalton/Upsala “Royals Triangular. They defeated the Class A Lean and Mean Royals 45-29 and they dropped a dual to the No. 6AA ranked Foley Falcons 41-28. Atlie Danielson, Kyle Eschenbacher, Forrest Gibson, Morgan Gibson and Cade Barrett all went 2-0 at the Royals triangular.
SARTELL-ST. STEPHEN SABRES

The Sabres traveled to Bemidji Lumberjacks to take on the No. 5AAA ranked, Section 8AAA rivals. They dropped the dual to the Lumberjacks 34-24, they split the matches at seven a piece. The Sabres dropped their first dual meet of the season. The Sabres had good week, they went 2-1 at the Sauk Rapids/Rice “Storm” Quadrangular with two big wins over Section 8AAA teams. They defeated their cross town rivals the Sauk Rapids/Rice Storm in a very close dual, 39-35 and the Moorhead Spuds 47-30. They dropped a close one to AAA Lean and Mean, Section and Conference Brainerd Warriors 38-31. Dylan Enriquez, Jackson Penk, Nick Pelach, Jack Engle and Cole Fibranz all went 3-0 and Andy Heckman, Tim Stephens and Sam Fernholz all went 2-1 at the Storm quad. The Sabres had a very good tournament performance with 148.5 points to earn second place at the 30 team event at the Redwood “River Riot” Invitational. The Sabres earned six place winners, including one championship by Cole Fibranz @ 220 (14-0), Nick Pelach @ 138 (12-1) earned second place, Jackson Penk @ 132 (13-1) earned third place and Dylan Enriquez @ 106 (13-1) earned third. Sam Fernholz @ 145 (13-4) earned fifth Place and Jack Engle @ 182 (11-6) took eighth place. Tim Stephens @ 120 went 2-2 (7-6), Avery Kouba @ 152 went 3-2 and Austin Frauenholtz @ 182 went 2-2 but neither earned a place. The Sabres have a 2-2 dual meet record prior to the holiday break.

SAUK RAPIDS-RICE STORM

The Storm had a good week, they went 4-1 in duals on the week. They split duals at the Albany “Husky” triangular, they defeated Section 6AA foe Albany 43-25 and they dropped a close one to Section 6AA the Becker Bulldogs 28-21. Dante Haywood, Jared Spohn, Jacob Ackerman and Marcus Santilla all went 2-0 at the Albany triangular. The Storm traveled to Richfield on Saturday, where they went 3-0. They earned the championship at the Richfield “Charlie Turner” Duals, with wins over Richfield Spartans 65-15, Roseville Raiders 41-27 and the Cloquet-Esko-Carlton Lumberjacks 54-13. The Storm had eight wrestlers go 3-0; Jared Spohn (12-1), Jacob Ackerman (12-2), Andrew Wollak (8-3), Cole Ackerman (9-5), Marcus Santillana (9-5), Benjamin Gilbertson (8-6), Sawyer Simmons (4-3) and Joey Hoeschen. Hunter Farnick went 2-0 and Dante Haywood (7-6) went 2-1. The Storm defeated their Section 8AAA rivals the Little Falls Flyers 41-33 for their second big win over a Section 8AAA team of the week. The Storm hosted a quad, where they went 1-2, with a big win over their Section 8AAA rivals the Moorhead Spuds 48-24. They dropped a pair of close ones to cross town and Section 8AAA and Central Lakes conferences rivals the Sartell/St. Stephen Sabres 39-35. The Storm were defeated by AAA Lean and Mean Section 8AAA and Central Lakes conference rivals the Brainerd Warriors 45-24. Dante Haywood @ 113 (11-6), Jared Spohn @ 126 (16-1) and Hunter Farnick @ 285 (8-9) all went 3-0 and Ben Gilbertson @ 145 (10-8) and Marcus Santillana @ 182 (11-7) went 2-1 at the quad. Individual leaders also include: Jacob Ackerman @ 170 (14-4), Cole Ackerman @ 152 (11-7) and Andrew Wollak @ 138 (10-4) The Storm have a 7-4 dual meet record prior to the holiday break

ST. CLOUD TECH TIGERS COOP

The Tigers defeated Section 8AAA and Central Lakes Conference rival the Rocori Spartans 58-18. This dual was hosted by Cathedral High school. The Tigers competed at the Cass Lake “Big Bear” Invitational, a field of over forty teams. Taylor Hugg earned seventh place at 170, he is now 12-4 on the season. Drew Kiffmeyer went 3-2 at 195, he was one match short of being a place winner, he is 8-4 on the season. Tylar Zachman at 145 went 2-2, he is 7-7 on the season. The Tigers finished with 51 points for 27th place in this huge field of teams. The Tigers had a good week as they went 2-0 at the Annandale/Maple Lake Lightning triangular. They defeated Section 6AA AN/ML 40-33 and Section 2AA foe the Glencoe-Silver Lake/Lester Prairie Panthers 54-24. Carlos Agee @ 285, Taylor Hugg @ 170, Logan Hanson @ 182, Jack Latterall @ 152, Mason Thompson @ 138 and Jaxon Kenning @ 106 all went 2-0 at the AN/ML triangular. Special Note: Taylor Hugg won his 50th career match and he earned his 25th career fall.

LITTLE FALLS FLYERS

The Flyers won three big duals at the White Bear Lake Bears quadrangular. They defeated Section 4AAA White Bear Lake Bears 37-34, Section 3AAA Cretin-Dean Hall Raiders 63-9 and Section 4AAA Irondale Knights 48-27. Austin Litke, Aiden St. Onge, Gabe Nagel, Grant Litke and Sam Nagel all went 3-0 and Bryce Udy, Kole Kern, Simon Pantzke, Kelly Kern and Luke Venske all went 2-1 at the Bears quad. The Flyers split duals at the Aitkin Gobblers triangular, with a big win over the Gobblers 45-25. They dropped a dual to No. 1A ranked Long Prairie/Grey Eagle/Browerville 48-18. Gabe Nagel, Sam Nagel, Grant Litke and Luke Venske all went 2-0 at the Gobbler triangular. The Flyers dropped a dual to Section 8AAA rivals the Sauk Rapids-Rice Storm 41-33.

ST. FRANCIS FIGHTING SAINTS

The Fighting Saints defeated Section 4AA foe the Chisago Lakes Wildcats 60-11. The Fightings Saints had Grant Woodraft go 4-2 and Zach Bonte, Joe Lipinski and Nick Gerlach all go 3-2 at the Christmas tournament.

ROGERS ROYALS

The Royals defeated their Mississippi 8 Conference rivals the Big Lake Hornets 39-38. The Royals earned fourth place with 165 points and eight place winners at the Chisago Lakes “Holiday” Invitational. Max Ricks and Sam Essendrup both won championships and Will Yasseri and Evan Braesch both earned second place. Ryan Lund earned third place, Jake Born earned fourth place, Sam Dahl and Cole Jordan both earned fifth place. The Royals had a very good tournament performance with 159 points and eleven place winners to earn second place at their Royals Holiday Matness invitational. The Royals won two championships; Max Ricks and Sam Essendrup. Gavin Eicher earned second place and four third places were earned by: Ryan Lund, Wil Yasseri, Nolan Erickson and Donovan Skawiniak. Sam Dahl earned fourth place, Evan Braesch earned fifth place and Chris Dietl and Black Helling both took sixth place.

ELK RIVER ELKS

The Elks went 1-3 at the Dassel Cokato “Charger” Duals, they defeated Section 6AA foe Albany 38-37. They dropped duals to No. 12AA Marshall Tigers 61-3, AA Lean and Mean Delano 57-17 and to Section 6AA foe Big Lake 48-33. Alex Sanborn and Hunter Larson went 3-1 at the DC Charger duals. The Elks had a good tournament with 115 points and seven place winners to earn fifth place at the Roger “Royals Holiday Matness” Invitational. This was a field of eighteen teams, Colton Pool and Hunter Larson both earned second place and Lafayette Bade earned third place. Colton Strain earned fourth place and Gage Clem, Eli Williams and Seth Hopkins all earned fifth place.

BUFFALO BISON

The Bison dropped a dual to Mississippi 8 Conference rivals the No. 4AAA ranked St. Michael-Albertville Knights 52-18. They dropped a dual to the AA Lean and Mean Litchfield Dragons 45-30. The Bison went 0-3 at the Becker “Bulldog” Quadrangular, they lost to the Becker Bulldogs 57-15, AAA Moorhead Spuds 40-27 and to Section 2A foe United South Central Rebels 36-34. Owen Herbst, Riley Habisch and Jacob Metz all went 3-0 at the Bulldog quad. Special note: Ryan Scherber won his 50th career match. The Bison earned fifteenth place with 56 points at the Fargo “Rumble on the Red” Invitational. They had three place, including one championship by Riley Hubisch. Owen Herbst earned fifth place, he went 5-2 and Ryan Scherber earned eighth place, he went 3-3.

Central Minnesota Mat Rats Early December Report (25th Annual) by Roger Mischke

Central Minnesota Mat Rats Early December Report (25th Annual)
by Roger Mischke

By Roger Mischke November 2018 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 results@theguillotine.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
CLASS AAA

SAINT MICHAEL-ALBERTVILLE KNIGHTS

The Knights opened their season with a good team performance, they earned with their wrestlers earning a place. They did take third place behind highly ranked 2AA foes, Perham Yellow Jackets of Section 8AA and the Waconia Wildcats of Section 2AA. Travis Smith and Cole Becker both won championships and Wyatt LIdberg, Carl Leuer and Isaiah Misna all earned second place. Kaden Amundson, Dylan Hanson and Jonah Hayes earned third place and Toby Dehn earned fourth place. Owen Vike and Alex Fernandez and Harrison Wright all earned fifth place and Carter Ringate, Hayden LeMondsand Baden Sperr all took sixth place. The Knights defeated Mississippi 8 Conference foe Big Lake 59-9. The Knights defeated three foes at the Prior Lake “Lakers” Duals. They defeated host Prior Lake 61-15, No. 11AAA East Ridge Raptors 46-21 and the Farmington Tigers 63-9.
Travis Smith, Carl Leuer, Brandon Psyk, Toby Dehn, Kaden Amundson, Isaiah Misna, Hayden LeMonds and Wyatt LIdberg all went 3-0 at the Laker Duals.
WILLMAR CARDINALS

The Cardinals opened their season after very limited practice for those that played football. They earned second place, behind the No. 9A ranked Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa with 162.5 points. The Cardinals had ten place winners, including four championships by: Cael Carlson, Lincoln Shinn, Josh Miley and Caden Carlson. Harley Alex and Jonas Anez both earned third place and Mason Swanson and Lonnie Sanchez both earned fourth place. Jack Roehl and Dylan Saue both took fifth place for the Cardinals. The Cardinals defeated two Section 8AAA and Central Lakes Conference rivals Sauk Rapids/Rice 49-18 and St. Cloud Tech 54-12. Caden Carlson, Josh Miley, Cael Carlson, Andrew Reigstad, Kaden Streed, Lincoln Shinn, Braeden Erickson and Jack Roehl all went 2-0 at the home triangular.
The Cardinals had a very good team performance with 243 points and thirteen place winners to win the championship of the Cardinal Classic Invitational. The Cardinals earned nine championships by: Cael Carlson, Lincoln Shinn, Andrew Registad, Charlie Farhat, Caden Carlson, Braeden Erickson, Jack Roehl, Josh Miley and Kaden Streed. Harley Anez, Grant Deegan and Ethan Roux all earned third place.
BEMIDJI LUMBERJACKS

The Lumberjacks opened their season with ten place winners for 178 points to earn the championship at the Melrose “Early Bird” Invitational.
The Lumberjacks earned five championships by: Chance Hinrichs, Nic Geiger, Kaleb Beam, Alan Wuori and Nikita Uvarov. Seth Newby and Bryce Golden both earned second place, Darren Roth earned third place, Caleb Bahr earned fourth place and Coy Olson earned fifth place for the Lumberjacks. The Lumberjacks were defeated in a pair of duals by No. 4AA Perham Yellowjackets 52-19 and by AA Lean and Mean Thief River Falls Prowlers 51-21. Alan Wouri was the lone wrestler that went 2-0 at the Perham triangular. The Lumberjacks earned 153 points with ten place winners to earn third place at the Brainerd “Paul Bunyan” Invitational, the was a field of fourteen teams. Chance Hinrichs, Kaleb Beam and Thade Osborn all earned second place. Seth Newby, Joe Hudson and Darren Roth all earned third place, Peter Moen, Alan Wuori and Nic Geiger all earned fifth place and Aidan Helwig took sixth place.

CAMBRDIGE-ISANTI BLUE JACKETS

The Blue Jackets opened their season in an impressive fashion with four big wins over Section 7AA foe Hibbing 47-30, No. 3A ranked Kenyon-Wanamingo 40-30, Section 4AAA Centennial 60-22 and Section 8AAA Little Falls 51-27. Payton Doty, Dalton Ball and Jimmy Brown all went 4-0 and Logan Lindquist went 3-0. Gavin Hayek, Ryan Droubie and Tate Torgerson all went 3-1 and Triston Schultz went 2-1 at the Chisago Lakes “Wildcat” Duals. The Blue Jackets defeated Mississippi 8 foe the Chisago Lakes Wildcats 74-6. They went 2-1 at the Woodbury “Royals” Duals, they defeated Woodbury 34-33 and Rochester Mayo 42-30. They were defeated by No. 8AAA and Section 7AAA ranked Anoka 45-19. Jimmy Brown went 3-0 and Logan Lindquist, Gavin Hayek, Dalton Ball and Travis Drews all went 2-1 at the Royal duals.
SARTELL/ST. STEPHEN SABRES

The Sabres opened their season with a very good performance, they had twelve earn places. They earned second place behind AAA ranked and Section 8AAA rivals the Bemidji Lumberjacks with 164 points at the Melrose “Early Bird” Invitational. Cole Fibranz, Jackson Penk, Nick Pelach, Sam Fernholz, Dylan Enriquiz and Andy Heckman all earned championships. Alex Moritz earned second place, Dutch Nordby earned third place, Tim Stephens, Avery Kouba and Matthew LIndstrom all earned fifth place for the Sabres. The Sabres had an awesome performance, with twelve place winners including five championships to win the Big Lake “Hornet” tournament championship of the eleven team field of teams. They topped the host Big Lake by twenty eight points, the Sabres earned 215.5 points. Cole Fribranz @ 220 (6-0), Jackson Penk @ 132 (6-0), Andy Heckman @ 113 (6-0), Nick Pelach @ 138 (5-0) and Dylan Enriquez @ 106 (5-0) all earned championships. Sam Fernholz @ 145 (5-1) and Tim Stephens @ 126 (3-2) both earned second place and Jack Engle @ 182 (4-2) earned third place. Cody Neitzke @ 195 (3-3) earned fourth place, Theron Dohm @ 170 (2-2) and Avery Kouba @ 152 (4-3) both earned fifth place and Alex Moritz @ 160 took sixth place.

BRAINERD WARRIORS

The Warriors opened their season with ten place winners to earn 148.5 points, they earned fourth place at the Wadena-Deer Creek “Dennis Kaatz Memorial” Invitational. They were behind AA Lean and Mean Thief River Falls of Section 8AA, No. 2A ranked LPGE/BR of Section 5A and A Lean and Mean Bertha Hewitt/Verndale/Parkers Prairie. Atlie Danielson, Denny Busbey and Morgan Gibson all earned second place. Kyle Patnode, Braden Kramer and Isaiah Jillson all earned third Place and Kyle Eschenbacher earned fourth place. Brad Patnode, Mark Boran and Blake Wgeishofski all took sixth place. The Warriors defeated Section 8AAA and Central Lakes Conference rivals the Alexandria Cardinals 51-21. The Warriors had a outstanding team performance with 182 points and eleven place winners to win their second ever Brainerd “Paul Bunyan’ Invitational. The Warriors won three championships by: Atlie Danielson, Denny Busbey and Kyle Patnode and Kyle Eschenbacher and Cade Barrett both earned second place. Gabe Wagner, Brad Patnode and Brook Kramer all earned fourth palce, Isaiah Jillson and Tucker Peterson both earned fifth place and Morgan Gibson took sixth place.
ST. CLOUD TECH TIGERS

The Tigers opened their season at the very tough St. Michael-Albertville “Knights” Invitational. They earned 75.5 points to take sixth place in this field of nine teams. They had six place winners, including one championship by Isaiah Green @ 285 and a trio of third places by: Taylor Hugg @ 170, Drew Kiffmeyer @ 195 and Jaxon Kenning @ 106. Both Tyler Zachman @ 145 and Carlos Agee at 285 earned fifth place. The Tigers had a very good team performance with all fourteen earning places, to earn second place with 141.5 points at the Willmar “Cardinal Classic” Invitational. The Tigers had six wrestlers earn second place; Jaxon Kenning @ 106 (7-3), Drew Kiffmeyer @ 195 (5-3), Taylor Hugg @ 170 (7-2), Carlos Agre @ 285 (5-3), Aiden Orth @ 132 and Mason Thompson @ 138. Tyler Zachman @ 145 (5-4), Nick Hamak @ 113 and Jack Latterell @ 152 all earned third place. Trey Toenjes @ 120 earned fourth place, Logan Hanson @ 182, Jordan Fretty @ 126 and Cody Brott @ 132 all earned fifth place and Jackson Poetz @ 160 took sixth place

ST. FRANCIS FIGHT SAINTS

The Saints opened their season at the Hastings “Raider” duals, they went 1-3 with a big win over Albert Lea Tigers 44-28, they dropped duals to AAA ranked and Section 7AAA rivals Coon Rapids Cardinals 42-21 and Prior Lake Lakers 39-30. The Fighting Saints had three that went 3-0 at the Raider duals, Grant Woodruff, Joey Lipinski and Nick Gerlach. The Saints earned third place at the Coon Rapids “Cardinal” Duals with a big wins over GMLOS of Section 1A 45-23 and Section 7AA Hibbing Bluejackets 39-30. They dropped a dual to Class A Lean and Mean Zumbrota-Mazeppa 35-24. Ben Hallin, Andrew Haglund and Kyle Linderfester all went 3-0 and Kyle Halstensen, Bo Flagstad, Mike Wasche, Calvin Grise and Joey Lipinski all went 2-1 at the Cardinal duals.
ELK RIVER ELKS

The Elks opened their season at a very tough St. Michael-Albertville “Knights” Invitational. They took eighth place with 68 points and six place winners with Gage Clem leading the way, he earned second place. Colton Pool, Tyler Benson and Seth Hopkins all earned fourth place and Wyatt Schimmelman and Colton Strain both earned fifth place.
LITTLE FALLS FLYERS

The Flyers opened their season at the Chisago Lakes “Wildcat” Duals. They went 0-4, they dropped a couple of close ones to Section 7AA foe Hibbing 46-36, Section 4AAA Centennial 42-41 and AAA Lean and Mean Cambridge-Isanti 51-27. Simon Pantzke and Gabe Nagel were both 4-0, Grant Litke went 3-0 and Austin Litke went 3-1. The Flyers defeated Section 8AA rivals the Rocori Spartans 48-18 and Granite Conference rivals Albany 48-27. Simon Pantzke, Justin Morris, Grant Litke, Aiden St. Onge, Gabe Nagel and Sam Nagel all went 2-0 at their triangular. The Flyers earned six place winners to take eleventh place with 83 points at the Brainerd tournament. Gabe Nagel was the Flyers leader as he won their lone championship and Grant Litke and Austin Litke both earned third place. Luke Venske earned fourth place and Bryce Udy and Sam Nagel both took seventh place.
SAUK RAPIDS/RICE STORM

The Storm opened their season at a very tough St. Michael-Albertville “Knights” Invitational. They earned 72.5 points with five place winners, to finish seventh in a field of nine teams. Jared Spohn @ 126 led the way, he earned second place and Jacob Ackerman @ 160 earned third place. Ben Gilbertson @138 and Dante Haywood @ 113 both earned fourth place and Cole Ackerman @ 152 took sixth place. The Storm split their duals at the Willmar trianagular, they defeated Section 8AAA and Central Lakes Conference rivals St. Cloud Tech 43-35. They dropped one to the No. AAA ranked, Section and Conference rivals the Willmar Cardinals 49-18. The Storm earned sixth place at the with 90 points at the Chanhassen Invite. They were led by a championship by Jared Spohn @ 126 (7-1). Special note Jared won his 100th career match with his championship performance. Jacob Ackerman @ 160 (7-2) earned second place and Ben Gilbertson @ 138 earned fourth place. They earned a trio of fifth places by: Andrew Wollak @ 132 (4-2), Cole Ackerman @ 145 (5-4) and Marcus Santillana @ 170.
BUFFALO BISON

The Bison dropped a dual to Mississippi 8 Conference rivals the Rogers Royals 49-27. The Bison earned fourth place with 120 points at the Chanhassen “Ethan Herman Memorial” Invitational with five place winners. Ryan Scherber, Riley Habisch and Owen Herbst all won championships, Hunter Hendricks earned third place and Thomas Mason earned fourth place.
ROGERS ROYALS

The Royals opened their season at the Osseo “Ken Droegemueller” Invitational. They earned 112 points with nine place winners to take seventh place. Will Yasseri won their lone championship and Jake Born earned second place. Nolan Erickson earned third place and Sam Essendrup and Ryan Lund both earned fourth place. Max Ricks and Chris Dietl both earned fifth place and Gavin Eicher and Jared Toensing both took sixth place. The Royals earned fourth place with 145 points and nine place winners to take fourth place at the very tough Delano “Tigers” invitational. Jake Born and Nolan Erickson both won championships and Max Ricks and Sam Essendrup both earned second place. Wil Yasseri and Gavin Eicher both earned third place, Chris Dietl and Sam Dahl both earned fourth place and Ryan Lund took sixth place.

CLASS AA

PIERZ PIONEERS

The Pioneers opened their season at the Brainerd “Paul Bunyan” Invitational, where they earned fifth place with 133.5 points and six place winners. Jake Andres and Trevor Radunz both won championships and Reese Kapsner and Carson Huls both earned third place and Sebastian Warzecha and Jacob Gotvald both earned fourth place.

FOLEY FALCONS

The Falcons opened their season with four big dual meet wins over the No. 2A ranked Kenyon-Wanamingo 35-23, Section 7AA Hibbing 53-12, Section 4AA Chisago Lakes 58-12 and Section 4AAA Centennial 57-24. Ethan Oswald @ 120/126 and Connor Thorsten @ 170 both went 4-0 and Alex Jennissen @ 106, Levi Jacobson @ 113 and Michael Rothfork @ 145 all went 3-0. Evan Milejczak (120/126), Logan Thorsten @ 132 and Max Lefebvre @ 182 all went 3-1 and Isaiah Fitch @ 138, Sutherlin Schmit @ 152, Mark Dierkes @ 160 and Levi Henry @ 195 all went 2-1. The Falcons had a good tournament performance with 149 points at the fourteen team field of the Brainerd “Paul Bunyan” Invitational. The young Falcons had ten place winners, including one championship by: Levi Jacobson @ 113 (7-0) and Isaiah Fitch @ 138 (7-2) earned second place. Mark Dierkes @ 152 (9-2), Conner Thorsten @ 160 (10-1) and Carter Svihla @ 220 (7-3) all earned third place. Alex Jennison @ 106 (5-2) earned fourth place, Max Lefebvre @ 170 (8-3), Logan Thorsten @ 132 (7-4) and Sutherlin Schmit @ 145 (4-1) all earned fifth place and Ethan Oswald @ 120 (8-3) took sixth place.
LITCHFIELD DRAGONS

The Dragons opened their season at the Dragon Invitational, they finished fourth behind three state ranked teams. The Minneota Vikings No. 5A, Hutchinson Tigers Wright County Conference rivals and Section 4AA Totino Grace Eagles. They earned 160.5 points with eleven place winners, led by Jerry Simes, Chase Liestman, Logan Nelson and Aryan Payne, they all won championships. Alex Joedeman earned second place and Andrew Joedeman, Bryce Penk and Eddie Simes all earned third place. Devin Steinhaus earned fourth place, Mason St. Pierre earned fifth place and Dylan Isakson took sixth place. The Dragons won a pair of duals at the Paynesville “Bulldogs” duals, they defeated Section 5A foe the Paynesville Bulldogs 39-34 and Section 4A foe Kimball Area 45-21. Andrew Joedeman, Devin Steinhaus, Aryan Payne, Jerry Simes, Logan Nelson and Chase Liestman all went 2-0 at the Bulldog duals. Special note: Logan Nelson won his 150th career match at the Bulldog duals.

DASSEL-COKATO CHARGERS

The Chargers opened their season at a very tough St. Michael-Albertville “Knights” Invitational. They earned fifth place behind four state ranked teams with 115.5 points. Prestin Bradley and Jacob Schmitz led the way, they both won championships. Jude LInk and Josh DeBoer both earned second place and Noah Halonen earned third place. Beau Nelson earned fourth place and Carson Amundson earned fifth place. The Chargers had a very good tourney performance with 156.5 points and ten place winners, to earn second place at the Delano “Tigers” Invitational. Jacob Schmitz won their lone championship and Jude LInk, Prestin Bradley and Beau Nelson all earned second place. Carson Amundson, Sam Marx and Will O’Brien all earned third place, Christian Johnson earned fourth place and Noah Halonen and Josh DeBoer both earned fifth place.

ANNANDALE-MAPLE LAKE LIGHTNING

The Lightning opened their season at the Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa “Jaguar” invitational. They earned 92 points for eighth place in this field of nine teams. They had eight place winners, led by Jack Klug, earned second place and Cole Patch, Adam Neuman and Linus Brown all earned third place. Jackson Bunde, Logan Arnold, Nick Moe and Dan Luna all earned fifth place. The Lighting went 1-2 at the Woodbury “Royal” Duals with a win over Mahtomedi Zephyrs 63-9. They dropped duals to the Shakopee Sabres 66-6 and to the Woodbury Royals 47-24.
BECKER BULLDOGS

The Bulldogs opened their season with three big dual meet wins; over Mississippi 8 and Section 6AA rivals Monticello 56-18, Section 6AA foe Pine City/Hinckley 57-18 and Section 4A foe St. Agnes 73-0. The Bulldogs had ten that went 3-0 on the night. Kaden Rish, Ethan Anderson, Jake Nelson, Lukas Paulson, Kevin Andres, Logan Jurek, Kylen Rish, Caden Dewall, Nicholas Goth and Brayden Weber. The Bulldogs earned seventh place with 119.5 points and nine place winners at the Delano “Tigers” Invitational. This was a very tough field of eleven teams, the Bulldogs won one championship by: Jake Nelson @ 132 (6-0) and two second places by: Logan Jurek @ 152 (5-1) and Brayden Weber @ 220 (5-1). Lukas Paulson @ 138 (5-2) and Kylen Rish @ 160 (5-2) both earned fourth place. The Bulldogs earned a trio of fifth places by: Ethan Anderson @ 120 (5-2), Kevin Andres @ 145 (5-2) and Nick Goth @ 195 (5-2) and Adam Jurek @ 138 took sixth place.

MORA MUSTANGS

The Mustangs opened their season at the Ellsworth, Wis. Invitational, where they earned sixth place in this field of twelve teams. They earned 112 points with eight place winners. Avery Nelson and Jake Nowling both led the way with a pair of second places and Dylan Nelson earned third place. Connor Gmahl earned fourth place, Tanner Gragruth and Tommy Schroeder both earned fifth place and Trevor Thielen took sixth place. The Mustangs defeated a pair of Section 7AA rivals, the Lean and Mean Princeton Tigers 42-31 and the Virginia Bluejackets 46-24. Danny Schroeder, Parker Voss, Don Adams and Jake Nowling all went 2-0 at the triangular.
BIG LAKE HORNETS

The Hornets opened their season at the Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City “Falcon” Duals. They went 2-1, with big wins over the Section 5A Paynesville Bulldogs 57-18 and Section 3A Pipestone Area 49-22. They dropped a dual to the No. 4A ranked ACGC Falcons 44-19. Christain Noble, Charlie Gellerman and Vince Dailey all went 3-0. Jayden Mclearen, Rocco Visci and Alex Hanrahan all went 2-1 and Dillon Brown went 2-0 at the Falcons duals. The Hornets dropped a dual to No. 4AAA and Mississippi 8 Conference rivals the St. Michael-Albertville Knights 59-9. The Hornets had a good team performance with 187.5 points and eleven place winners to earned second place at their Hornet Invitational. Cade Sixberrry and Charlie Gellerman both won championships and Christian Noble, Jayden Mclearan, Roco Visci and Ryan Helgoe all earned second place and Vince Dailey and Dillon Browne both earned third place. Tyler Dehmer earned fourth place and Lance Christensen and Nick Merten both earned fifth place.

WATERTOWN-MAYER ROYALS

The Royals opened their season with a big win over Section 2AA rivals the St. Peter Saints 41-27. The Royals earned third place at the Glencoe-Silver Lake “Don Hall” Invitational with 137.5 points and eleven place winners. They finished back of Class A Lean and Mean Zumbrota-Mazzeppa Cougars and Section 3A Wabasso/Red Rock Central. They won three championships; Austin Gabbert, Carter Entinger and William Elskamp. They earned a trio of third places by: Tanner Hiten, Tanner Burmeister and Dylan Matter and a pair of fourth places by: Jackson Meyer and Riley Hertzog. Ashton Congdon earned fifth place and a pair took sixth place, Alex Pearce and Hunter Stein. The Royals earned fifth place with 129.5 points, with nine place winners at the Delano Invitational. Austin Gabbert and Carter Hertzog both won championships and Ashton Congdon and William Elkskamp both earned second place. Jackson Meyer, Riley Hertzog and Tanner Hilten all earned fourth place, Tanner Burmeister earned fifth place and Dylan Matter took sixth place.
MORRIS AREA TIGERS
The Tigers opened their season at the Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa “Jaguar” Invitational. They earned 122.5 points, to finish in fourth place in a field of nine teams. The Tigers had eight place winners, led by two championships by: Dalton Rose and Davin Rose. Ethan Lebrija, Jed Feuchtenberger and Matt McNeill all earned third place and Dylan Rose and Dillon Nelson both took sixth place. The Tigers earned fifth place with 158 points at the West Central Area “Grant County” Invitational with eleven place winners. Ethan Lebrija, Dalton Rose and Davin Rose all won championships and Gideon Joos and Jed Feuchtenberger both earned second. Matt McNeill earned third place and Caden Rose earned, fourth place and Hunter Massner, Ben Travis and Kylen Runing Hawk all took sixth place.

DAWSON BOYD/LQPV/MONTI UNITED

The United opened their season with a pair of duals, they defeated Class A Lean and Mean Minnewaska Lakers 34-27 and they dropped a dual to No. 5A Minneota 45-24. Zander Clausen, Sam Zindel and Keaton Haas all went 2-0 at the triangular. The United dropped a West Central Conference and Section 3AA dual to the Morris Area Tigers 44-28. The United earned fourth place with 159 points and ten places at the West Central Area “Grant County” Invitational. Quintin Lehmann won their lone championship and Keaton Haas earned second place. Zander Clausen, Dain Mortenson, Trevon Johnson and Tanner Johnson all earned third place, Kadin Huntley and Stone Irvine both earned fourth place and Landon Knoshal and Sam Zindel both earned fifth place.
PEQUOT LAKES/PINE RIVER/BACKUS ROAD CREW

The Road Crew opened their season at the Wadena-Deer Creek “Dennis Kaatz Memorial” Invitational. They earned nine place winners for 112 points to take seventh place in the field of nine teams. Jake Poehler @ 160 led the way with their lone championship and a trio of thirds were earned by: Josh Pettit @ 220, Keenan Dahl @ 182 and Connor Tulenchik @ 145. Riley Wilson @ 106 and Myca Reynolds @ 285 both earned fifth place. A trio of sixth places were earned by: Owen Carlson @ 113, Evan Koering @ 138 and Corbin Knapp @ 195. The Road Crew defeated Section 7A rivals the WHAN Wolfpack 65-9 and they dropped a dual to Section 7A rivals the Deer River Warriors 43-33. Owen Carlson, Evan Koering, Jake Poehler, Josh Pettit and Myca Reynolds all went 2-0 at the triangular.
MILACA WOLVES

The Wolves opened their season at the LItchfield “Dragon” Invitational. They took sixth place with 80.5 points and nine place winners. Garrett Hall led the way, as he earned second place. Ian Hanson and Bodee Zens both earned third and Brody Ash earned fourth place. Gibson Kroger and Austin Mollet and William Danilyuk both earned fifth place and Ben Hanson and Leyton Black both took sixth place. The Wolves defeated Section 7AA foe the Pine City/Hinckley-Finlayson Dragons 45-29.
CLASS A

LONG PRAIRIE/BROWERVILLE WOLVES

The Wolves opened their season with a big win over Section 6A and Park Region Conference rivals, New York Mills Eagles 60-12. The Wolves had a very good tournament performance, despite having two open weights, they earned 207 points at the Dennis Kaatz Invitational. They earned second place in a field of nine teams, behind AA Lean and Mean Section 8AA foe Thief River Falls Prowlers. The Wolves won four championships, Carter Meiners, Justin Crandall, Landon Gode and Mason Gode. Cael Lorentz earned second place and Austin Carr earned third place. Nye Becker, Ted Stacey, Isaiah Gorder and Adam Lindquist all earned fourth place and Riley Thom earned fifth place. The Wolves defeated the No. 6A Section 8A foe Frazee Hornets 47-18 and highly ranked North Dakota West Fargo Packers 59-8. It was the 75 and 76 career coaching wins for coach Lorentz. Justin Meiner, Justin Crandall, Mason Gode, Landon Gode, Nye Becker, Ted Stacy Riley Thom and Adam Lindquist went 2-0.
ATWATER-COSMOS-GROVE CITY FALCONS

The Falcons opened their season with three impressive wins over Section 4A rivals Norwood Young America Raiders 71-3, Section 6AA Big Lake Hornets 44-19 and No. 12A Canby Lancers 58-6. The Falcons earned the championship at their Falcons duals. They had seven that went 3-0 at the Falcons duals: Brady Holien, Kelvin Ponce, Ramzee Molinaro, Hayden Straumann, Logan Straumann, Travis Lawver and Tanner Berghuis. Logan Sherwood, Jake Mortensen and Taylor Fester all went 2-1 and Charlie Gellerman, Skye Powers and Chase Arndt all went 2-0. The Falcons defeated a pair of Class A foes at their triangular. They beat Section 4A rivals the Kimball Area Cubs 50-21 and Section 5A foe BOLD 64-9. Cole Holien, Brady Holien, Kelvin Ponce, Mason Studemann, Ramzee Molinaro, Skye Powers, Taylor Fester, Jesse Cardenas and Tanner Berghuis all went 2-0 at the triangular.

BELGRADE-BROOTEN-ELROSA JAGUARS

The Jaguars had a very impressive performance to open their season, they earned the championship at their Jaguar invitational. They earned 172 points with nine place winners to defeat the AAA ranked Willmar Cardinals. They won four championships by: Walker Bents, Canon Swanson, Tyler Jensen and Tyler Bents. Blaine Fischer, Dylan T. Kampsen and Mark Jenniges all earned second place and Ryan Jensen and Taiton Linder both earned third place. The Jaguars defeated a pair of Class A foes at the Paynesville “Bulldogs” duals. They defeated Section 5A rivals the Paynesville Bulldogs 49-27 and Section 4A rivals the Kimball Area Cubs 52-30. Ryan Jensen, Walker Bents, Blaine Fischer, Canon Swanson, Tyler Jensen and Tyler Bents all went 2-0 a the Bulldog duals. The Jaguars had a great team performance with 213 points and thirteen place winners to earn the championship at the West Central Area “Grant County” Invitational. Walker Bents, Canon Swanson, Tyler Jensen, Tyler Bents and Michael Doubek all won championships. Blaine Fischer and Mark Jenniges both earned second place and Ryan Jensen and Jebadia Jones both earned fourth place. Taiton Linder, Dylan T. Kampsen and Bryce Feuerhake earned fifth place and Maximus Hanson took sixth place.
OTTERTAIL CENTRAL BULLDOGS

The Bulldogs opened their season with a very good performance with all their wrestlers earning places and to earn second place with 185.5 points at the Fosston/Bagley “Alfred Olson Memorial” Invitational. They were second behind the AA ranked Detroit Lakes Lakers. The Bulldogs won two championships by: Cain Buehler and Brien Poser and they earned four seconds, Laredo Bugbee, Max Naddy, Hayden Hart and Connor Tierney. Wyatt Thorson, Hunter Doll, Nik Gardin, Matt Henricks and Kalen Kraft all earned third place. Brayden Malene and Logan Schleske both earned and Nash Roach and Reed Leabo both earned fifth place. Blake Malone, Zane Swanson and Noah Schleske all took sixth place. The Bulldogs defeated a pair of Section 6 rivals; they defeated Class A Lean and Mean West Central Area 42-22 and the Pelican Rapids Vikings 51-24. The Bulldogs had a good team performance with 205 points and thirteen places winners to earn second place at the West Central Area “Grant County” Invitational. Matt Hendricks and Zane Swanson both won championships and Max Naddy, Wyatt Thorson and Laredo Bugbee all earned second place. Hayden Hart, Nik Gardin and Noah Schleske all earned third place. Brien Poser earned fourth place, Connor Tierney and Nash Roach both earned fifth place and Kelby Peters and Hunter Doll both took sixth places.

BERTHA HEWITT/VERNDALE/PARKERS PRAIRIE

The Coop opened their season at the Wadena-Deer Creek “Dennis Kaatz Memorial” Invitational. They earned 148 points, to finish fifth in a field of nine teams. They had eleven earn places, led by Craig Orlando, he won their lone championship at 285. Quinn Kern and Trever Arceneau both earned second place and Devin Dean earned third place. Mason Schroeder and Hunter Dean both earned fourth place. Deagan Captain, Jason Koehn, Gideon Ervasti and Tyler Eggert all earned fifth place and Reese Thompson took sixth place. The Coop had a good team performance with 174 points and thirteen place winners to earn second place at the Barnesville “Trojan” Invitational. They were second behind the No. 1B ranked in North Dakota the Lisbon Broncos. Craig Orlando, Quinn Kern, Trever Arceneau and Gideon Ervasti all won championships and Mason Schroeder earn second place. Zavier Grefe, Deagen Captain both earned third place and David Revering earned fourth place. Jason Koehn, Brock Peterson and Hayden Captain all earned fifth place and Carter Rokes and Reese Thompson both took sixth place.

WEST CENTRAL AREA/ASHBY/BRANDON-EVANSVILLE KNIGHTS

The Knights opened their season with a pair of Section 6 duals, they did defeat the Pelican Rapids Vikings 48-30. They dropped a dual to the No. 11A ranked Ottertail Central Bulldogs 42-22. The Knights took third place with 176 points and thirteen place winners at their Grant County Invitational. Wyatt Olson was their lone championship and Jordan Lohse, Anthony Sykora and Colton Lindquist all earned second place. Bryce Lien and Devin Stone both earned third place and Hunter Hanson, Kaleb Getz and Austin Mattson all earned fourth place. Deklin Goeden earned fifth place and Ashton Danner and Connor Nadqwick both sixth place.

MINNEWASKA LAKERS

The Lakers opened their season at the Dawson-Boyd “United” Triangular. They dropped a pair of duals to the No. 5A ranked Minneota Vikings 39-24 and to Section 3AA Dawson-Boyd/LQPV/Monti 34-27. Mason Blair, Tyson Meyer, Tyler VanLuk, Dylan Jurgenson and Jakob Swalla all went 2-0 at the triangular. Special note; Tyson Meyer won his 100th career match at the triangular. The Lakers defeated Section 5A foe the Osakis Silverstreaks 67-9 and Section 8AA foe, the Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus Road Crew 49-22. The Lakers earned third place with 158 points and nine place winners at the Big Lake “Hornet” Invitational. Tyson Meyer and Mason Blair both won championships and Tyler VanLuik and Dylan Jurgenson both earned second place. Jackson Stadsvold, Adam Larson and Jacob Blair all earned third place and Jakob Swalla and Easton McCrory both earned fourth place.
KERKHOVEN-MURDOCK-SUNBURG FIGHTING SAINTS

The Fighting Saints opened their season at the Melrose “Early Bird” Invitational. They earned 152 points with ten place winners, to earn third place behind No. 3AAA ranked Bemidji Lumberjacks and Sartell/Stephen Sabres. They were led by Will Magaard, he won the championship at 126. They earned five seconds by: Coy Gunderson, Chase Magaard, Jared Carlson, Luke Hoefer and Richard Jones. Both Ethan Peters and Brody Forsell earned third place and Brandon Kallstrom took sixth place. The Fighting Saints split duals; they defeated Section 5A rivals Quad County Cobras 43-27. They dropped a dual to the Wabasso/Red Rock Central Bobcats 49-25. Coy Gunderson, Chase Magaard, Will Magaard and Jared Carlson all went 2-0 at the triangular. The Fighting Saints earned third place with 135.5 points and twelve place winners at the Willmar “Cardinal Classic” Invitational. Will Magaard, Jared Carlson and Coy Gunderson all won championships and Chase Magaard and Richard Jones both earned second place. Ely Johnson earned third place, Ethan Peters and Brody Forsell both earned fourth place. Brandon Kallstrom, Ethan Peters and Aiden Miller all earned fifth place and Marc Collins and Masyn Olson both took sixth place.

PAYNESVILLE BULLDOGS

The Bulldogs opened their season at the ACGC “Falcon” duals. They went 1-2 with a win over the Section 3A Pipestone Area Arrows 45-32. They dropped a dual to the No. 12A ranked Canby Lancers 42-30 and to the Section 6AA Big Lake Hornets 57-18. Duncan McNab, Craig Schmitz, Shawn Rue and Brandon Schlangen all went 3-0 and Weston Roberg and Clint Schmitz went 2-1 at the Falcons duals. The Bulldogs went 0-3 at their quadrangular with the No. 10A ranked Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa Jaguars 49-21, AA Lean and Mean Litchfield Dragons and on criteria to Central Minnesota Conference rivals and Section 4A the Kimball Area Cubs 36-36. Shawn Rue and Shawn Pinske went 3-0 and Craig Schmitz, Riley Messer, Mason Lehman, Weston Roberg and Clint Schmitz all went 2-1 at the quadrangular.
ROYALTON/UPSALA ROYALS

The Royals opened their season at the Edina “Hornet” Invitational, they earned fifth place in a field of eleven teams. They earned eleven place winners, led by three second places. Jacob Leibold @ 138, Damion Thiesen @ 152 and Mason Novitzki @ 285. They earned four fourth places by Gabe Gorecki @ 145, Will Gorecki @ 113, Sam Constanzo @ 106 and Austin Wensman @ 182. Wyatt Lahr @ 138, Gage Louden @ 182 and Aaron Block @ 220 all earned fifth place and Aiden Olson @ 160 took sixth place. The Royals were open in four weights, also without state ranked Jackson Held. They may have earned second place in the team standings had they be able to fill their weights or had Jackson on the mat. The Royals earned fourth place with 112.5 points and seven place winners, led by a pair of championships by: Sam Costanzo @ 106 (2-1) and Jackson Held @ 170 (3-0). Wyatt Lahr @ 132 (5-2) and Will Gorecki @ 133 (4-3) both earned third place. Gabe Gorecki @ 145 (4-3) earned fifth place and Gage Louden @ 195 (4-3) and Mason Novitzki @ 285 (3-3) both took sixth place

AITKIN GOBBLERS

The Gobblers opened their season with a big win over a Section 7A and Mid-State Conference rival the Crosby-Ironton Rangers 43-22. The Gobblers earned tenth place with 92.5 points at the Jackson County Central “Pizza Ranch” Invitational. They had five place winners, Carter Endrizzi earned second place, Carson Kalhem earned third place, and Luke Pelarski, Jack Gravelle and Quin Miller all earned fourth place.

NEW YORK MILLS EAGLES

The Eagles opened their season against the No. 2A ranked and Park Regions Conference rivals the Long Prairie/Grey Eagle/Browerville Wolves. They dropped their dual 60-12. They did defeat Section 6A and Park Region Conference rivals the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines 58-15. The Eagles journeyed out to Hillsboro, North Dakota to compete in the Burro’s Dual invitational. They went 2-2 with big wins over Hillsboro-Central Valley Burro’s 48-24 and Grafton 55-3. They dropped a close one to AA Lean and Mean Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton Rebels 36-30 and to No. 5B ranked Central Cass 47-29. Austin Hughes and Jacob Guck both went 4-0 and Dylan Fischer, Chris Yoder and Elliot Mann all went 3-1 at the duals. The Eagles earned fourth place at the Crookston “Ron Olson” Invitational with 131 points and nine place winners. They earned three championships by : Dane Niemi, Bren Salo and Dylan Fischer and Gabe Geiser and Carter Haman both earned second place.

KIMBALL AREA CUBS

The Cubs opened their season at the Glencoe-Silver Lake “Don Hall” Invitational. They earned 70.5 points to take seventh place in a field of eleven teams. They were led by a championship performance by: Michael Donnay @ 170 and Alex Nelson @ 126 and Carter Holtz @ 285, they both earned third place. Lucas Jurek @ 120 earned fourth place and Cody Leither @ 132, Ashton Hanan @ 160 and Nicholas Bowen @182 all took sixth place. The Cubs had a busy week with five duals in two evenings, they went 2-3. They defeated Section 3A foe BOLD 56-18 and they dropped a dual to Section 4A rivals and No. 4A ranked Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City 50-21. Mitchel Loehrer, Michael Donnay and Carter Holtz all went 2-0 at the ACGC triangular. The Cubs went 1-2 at the Paynesville “Bulldog” quadrangular with a 36-36 criteria win over the Bulldogs, with Jimmy Wicker’s fall at 285 with just a few second left. They dropped duals to No. 10A Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa 52-30 and to AA Lean and Mean Litchfield 45-21. Ashton Hanan and Carter Holtz went 3-0, Evan Nienaber, Michael Donnay, Nick Bowen and Jimmy Wicker all went 2-1

MILLE LACS RAIDERS

The Raiders opened their season at the Rush City “Tigers” Invitational with nine earning places for 104 points to take sixth place in this nine team field of teams. Braden Willis and Eric Bassett led the way, as they won championships. Ethan Benson earned second place, Bradley Bernu earned third place and Daniel Miller earned fourth place. Nathan Strang earned fifth place and Cody Sark, Tucker Strecker and Cam Wilkes all took sixth place. The Raiders defeated Section 7A and Great River Conference rivals the Ogilvie Lion 63-16 and Section 6AA foe the Zimmerman Thunder 42-41. The Raiders earned ninth place with 50 points and three place winners at the Andover “Huskies” Invitational. Braden Willis earned second place and Eric Bassett and Steven Rasekrans both earned fourth place.

UNITED NORTH CENTRAL WARRIORS

The Warriors earned sixth place at the Wadena-Deer Creek “Dennis Kaatz Memorial” Invitational. They had seven place winners for 112.5 points, led by Ethan Hendrickson and Gator Bettin, as they won championships at 106 and 160. Jared Seibert and T J Jasicki both earned third, Eion Ness and Brock Kako both earned fourth place and Hunter Skaro earned fifth place. The Warriors had a good team performance with 155.5 points and twelve place winners to earn the Crookston “Rod Olson” Invitational championship. Ethan Hendrickson, Jared Seibert and Brock Kako all won championships and Eion Ness earned second place. Torrey Carlson earned third place and Dylan Rasmussen, Dominick Fuller and Dakota Meech all earned fourth place. Hunter Skaja and Gabe Henrickson both earned fifth place and Hank Tellers took sixth place.

MAT RATS SECTION 8A PREVIEW 2018-2019

MAT RATS SECTION 8A PREVIEW
2018-2019

FAVORITES: FRAZEE HORNETS and the BAGLEY/GREENBUSHMIDDLE RIVER GATORS

DARK HORSES: FOSSTON-BAGLEY BROWLERS and the UNITED NORTH CENTRAL WARRIORS
FRAZEE HORNETS
Head Coach: Clay Nagel
Enrollment: 208
Conference: Heart O’Lakes

24-8 Overall
Section 8 Champions
Class A State Runner Ups
14 Section Placers/10 Section Placers/Four State Placers
First Place: Wahpeton “Dan Unruh” Invite: 313 Pts. 14 Placers
First Place: Brainerd “Paul Bunyan” Invite: 202 Pts. 12 Placers
Second Place: Bemidji “Rick Lee” Duals: 5-1
Second Place: Heart O’Lakes Conference: 218 Pts. 14 Placers

The Hornets of Frazee have back from 24-8 dual meet campaign and Class A runner up honors, six section place winners, including four state qualifiers, of which won state honors. They will also return six with a wide range experience. They should make a challenge to defend their section honors. Luke Tweeton (39-10 @ 220) earned fourth place state honors, Kaden Hiemenz (34-15 @ 132), Brett Graham (29-10 @ 182) and Gabe Drewes (29-15 @ 195) were state qualifiers. Look for them to be their key leaders thru out the season. They did graduate eight section place winners, including six state qualifiers, three of which earned state honors

Returning Wrestlers:
Luke Tweeton 11th 39-10 2nd Sec./4th State/AC
Kaden Hiemenz 10th 34-15 1st Section/AC
Brett Graham 11th 29-10 1st Section/AC
Gabe Drewes 12th 29-15 2nd Section/AC
Anthony Malikwoski 12th 29-1
Ricky Roforth 12th 18-28 6th Section
Christian Carlson 10th 14-27 5th Section
Lucas Valstad 11th 12-14
Mason Newling 11th 7-11
Howard Solem 10th 4-2
Coleton Borah 11th 6-4
Brock Barlund 10th 5-2
Jake Nagel 8th 3-8

Graduates:
Tanner Schermerhorn 45-6 1st Sec./4th State/AC (159-22 Career)
Mitchael Miller 46-4 1st Sec./5th State/AC (107-31 Career
Tanner Eischens 38-8 1st Section/AC (144-39 Career)
Landon Byer 33-14 2nd Section/AC (79-29 Career)
Hudson Hiemenz 31-15 2nd Section/AC (60-41 Career)
Tanner Tappe 28-6 1st Sec./2nd State (77-40 Career)
Logan Wacker 15-18 4th Section (48-50 Career)
Carter Shipman 24-21 3rd Section (25-21 Career)
GREENBUSH/BADGER/MIDDLE RIVER GATORS
Head Coach: Todd Bergeron
Enrollment: 116 Greenbush/Middle River/61 Badger
Conference: Independent

16-9 Overall Duals
Section 8A Runner Ups
Eleven Section Placers/Seven State Qualifiers/Two State Placers
Third Place: Cass Lake “Big Bear” Invite” 135.5 Pts 6 Placers
First Place: Larimore, ND Invite: 202.5 Pts. 10 Placers
Third Place: WDC “Dennis Kaatz” Invite: 165.5 Pts. 8 Placers
Second Place TRF “US Army, Mn National Guard: 149 Pts. 9 Placers

The Gators of Badger/Greenbush-Middle River should make a strong challenge for section honors. They have back from their 16-9 dual meet campaign, nine section place winners, including six state qualifiers, two earned medals and seven with experience. They will have eight back with 20 wins plus, this should give them one of the better balanced teams in the state. Owen Novacek (44-5 @ 138) earned fourth place honors, Dominik Vacura (30-7 @ 220) earned sixth place honors, Tony Olson (24-17 @ 106) Joe Dezelar (24-17) and Caleb Vacura (10-16) were state qualifiers. Andy Dostal (31-13), Avery Augustson (23-16, Brandon Pries (21-16) should be their key leader thru out the season

Returning Wrestlers:
Owen Novacek 12th 44-5 2nd Sec./4th State
Dominik Vacura 10th 30-7 1st Sec./6th State
Andy Dostal 11th 31-13 3rd Section
Zach Evans 11th 29-13 2nd Section
Joe Deselar 11th 24-17 1st Section
Tony Olson 10th 24-17 2nd Section
Avery Augustson 12th 23-16 3rd Section
Brandon Pries 12th 21-16
Garrett Underberg 10th 13-14 Injured
Caleb Vacura 9th 10-16 2nd Section
Jacob Bergsnev 11th 6-19
Brogan Beito 8th 4-8
Colton Gust 11th 3-2
Ethan Waage 9th 3-5 5th Section
Derrick Corneluisen 12th 2-6
Dawson Beito 10th 1-1

Graduates:
Bryce Bergeron 32-12 1st Section (109-56 Career)
Tyler Isane 27-12 Injured (56-52 Career)
Austin Maustad 8-18 5th Section

FOSSTON-BAGLEY PROWLERS
Head Coach: Pat Wolfe
Enrollment: 177 Fosston/247 Bagley
Conference: North Star

17-7 Overall Duals 3-2 North Star
Final Four Section 8A
Twelve Section Placers/Three State Qualifiers/One State Placer
First Place: LPA “Terry Teiken” Invite: 205.5 Pts. 13 Placers
Fourth Place: FB “Alfred Olson Memorial” Invite: 148 Pts. 9 Placers
First Place: Mayville Portland “Patriot” Duals 3-0
Third Place: WHAN “Wolf Pack” Invite: 145 Pts. 8 Placers

The Brawlers should make a strong challenge not only for a top four spot in this dual meet campaign, but possibly for section honors. They have back from their 17-7 dual meet campaign, eight section place winners, including two state qualifiers and eight with a wide range of experience. Carter Sorenson (33-9 @ 126), Teigen Hextell (23-15 @ 170), Jacob Lomen (33-10), Henry Burrack (26-10) and Christian Schmidt (25-19) should be their key leaders thru out the season. Look for this young team to make great strides of improvement over the course of the season. They did graduate five including four section place winners, of which one was a state qualifier and he earned state honors.
Returning Wrestlers:
Carter Sorenson 10th 33-9 2nd Section/AC
Jacob Lomen 11th 33-10 3rd Section/AC
Henry Burrack 11th 26-10 3rd Section/AC
Christian Schmidt 12th 25-19 5th Section
Teigen Hextell 12th 23-15 2nd Section/AC
Alex Munter 11th 17-13 4th Section
Dane Schoenborn 10th 11-13
Keegan Senger 9th 11-25
Tyler Maruska 12th 6-11
Kaden Kappedal 12th 6-23 5th Section
Evan Chalich 10th 6-9 6th Section
Noah Hanson 12th 3-7
Kaden Sanford 8th 3-5
Gabe Berry 12th 2-1
Camden Daniel 11th 1-3

Graduates:
Jake Ubert 38-5 1st Sec./4th State/AC (148 Wins School)
Brayden Sorenson 29-17 3rd Section/AC (98 Wins)
Alex Wolfe 30-16 5th Section
Cole Olson 26-17 3rd Section/AC (86 Wins)
Nick Anderson 10-5

UNITED NORTH CENTRAL WARRIORS
Head Coach: Jacob Oyster
Enrollment: 189 Menagha/120 Sebeka
Conference: Park Region

7-15 Overall 3-2 Park Region
Eight Section Placers/One State Qualifiers
First Place: Crookston “Rod Olson” Invite;151 Pts. 11 Placers
Sixth Place: WDC “Dennis Kaatz Memorial” Invite: 113 Pts 7 Placers
Seven Place: Park Region Conference: 81 PTs. 7 Placers
Twenty-Third Cass Lake “Big Bear” Invite: 38 Pts. 3 Placers
Sixteenth Place: Bemidji “Rick Lee” Duals:

The Warriors should make a challenge for a top four spot in this dual meet campaign. They have back from their 7-15 dual meet campaign, seven section place winners and nine with a wide range of experience. Jared Seibert (32-9), Isaac Tellers (19-12) and Ethan Hendrickson (20-9) should be their key leaders thru out the season. They did graduate three last spring, including one state qualifier.
Returning Wrestlers:
Jared Seibert 12th 32-9 3rd Section/AC
Ethan Hendrickson 9th 20-9 3rd Section
Isaac Tellers 12th 19-12 3rd Section
Gator Bettin 12th 17-20
Eion Ness 9th 16-19
Brock Kako 12th 13-23 4th Section
Hank Tellers 8th 12-15
Dakota Meech 10th 12-25 5th Section
Ethan Trout 11th 11-23 5th Section
Torrey Carlson 9th 6-19
Hunter Skaro 10th 2-5
Tucker Holmer 11th 3-6
Mason Bradley 12th 2-3
Gabe Hendrickson 8th 2-2
Dominick Fuller 10th 1-2
Dylan Rasmussan 9th 1-14

Graduates:
Toby Hintzman 33-4 1st Section/AC (116-74 Career)
Bridger Bettin 12-8
Cade LaCoe 5-9 (43-59 Career)
CROOKSTON PIRATES
Head Coach: Wes Hanson
Enrollment: 286
Conference: North Star

12-5 Overall Duals
Ten Section Placers/Three State Qualifiers/One State Placer
Fifth Place: Wahpeton “Dan Unruh” Invite” 110 Pts. 7 Placers
Second Place: Crookston “Rod Olson” Invite: 150 Pts. 9 Placers
First Place: Mahmoman “Cougar” Duals
Fifth Place Fertile “Northwest” Invite: 105 Pts. 8 Placers
Third Place: Grand Rapids “Skip Nalan” Invite: 163.5 Pts. 9 Placers
Tenth Place: TRF “Arm Forces/National Guard” Invite:

The Pirates have back from their 12-5 season, five section place winners, including two state qualifiers, including a place winner and five with experience. Lukas Meier (36-9 @ 145) earned fifth place state honors and Zach Brown (37-6 @ 106) a state qualifier. They did graduate six last spring, including five section place winners, one was a state qualifier.

Returning Wrestlers:
Zach Brown 10th 37-6 1st Section/AC
Lukas Meier 12th 36-9 2nd Sec./5th State/AC
Damian Hodgson 12th 26-13 3rd Section/AC
Cameron Weiland 10th 23-16 4th Section
Ethan Boll 8th 21-12
Nolan Dana 10th 18-24 6th Section
Cameron Hulst 11th 14-13
Braxton Volker 8th 6-18
Ethan Bowman 8th 3-2
Andrew Macgregor 10th 1-4

Graduates:
Colton Weiland 28-8 1st Section/AC (145-68 Career)
Jake Wagner 28-17 3rd Section/AC (67-59 Career)
Luke Trandem 22-24 4th Section
Collin Leckie 11-20 6th Section
Luis Argueta 7-14 6th Section
Jake Davidson 3-11

ROSEAU RAMS
Head Coach: Aaron Rose
Enrollment: 305
Conference: North Star

Dual Meet Records Unknown
Fifth Place: FB “Alfred Olson Memorial” Invite: 110 Pts. 7 Placers
Fifth Place: Crookston “Rodd Olson” Invite: 125.5 Pts. 8 Placers
Seventh Place: Central Cass “Letterman” Invite: 135.5 Pts. 7 Placers
Seventh Place: TRF “Army Forces/National Guard” Invite: 97.5 Pts 5 Placers
Sixth Place: Fertile “Northwest” Invite: 94 Pts. 8 Placers

The Rams have back seven section place winners, including a state qualifier, that earned state honors and four with experience. Chandler Mooney (43-3 @ 145) earned third place honors and Ben Olson (30-8), Race Knochenmus (24-12), Dale Grindahl (25-14), Brodie Wensloff (26-18) and Sawyer Klatt (21-11) should be their key leaders

Returning Wrestlers:
Chandler Mooney 12th 43-3 1st Sec./3rd State
Ben Olson 10th 30-8
Brodie Wensloff 12th 26-18 4th Section
Dale Grindahl 12th 25-14 4th Section
Race Knochennus 10th 24-12 4th Section
Sawyer Klatt 11th 21-11 5th Section
Conner Eidsmoe 10th 16-17
Owen Gross 12th 7-17 6th Section
Kyle Bliss 12th 2-15
Brutus Grindahl 11th 1-7 6th Section
Bodee Hovda 8th 1-2
Graduates:
Riley Eidsmoe 15-8 2nd Section (115-63 Career)
Hunter Ziska 9-20 4th Section
Owen Gross 5-14

FERTILE/BELTRAMI FALCONS
Head Coach: Chad Hitchen
Enrollment: 124
Conference: North Star

5-10 Overall Duals
Six Section Placers/One State Qualifier
Eight Place: Fertile “Northwest” Invite: 61 Pts. 5 Placers
Sixth Place: FB “Alfred Olson Memorial” Invite: 62 Pts. 4 Placers
Sixth Place: Barnesville “Trojans” Invite: 83 Pts. 6 Placers
Sixth Place: Larimore, ND Invite: 72 Pts. 4 Placers

The Falcons will have back four section place winners, including one state qualifier and twelve with a wide range of experience. This young team should continue to make strides of improvement thru out the course of the season. Look for them to improve on their dual meet numbers from last season. Hunter Hitchen, Daunte Yost and Alex Smith should be their key leaders thru out the season.

Returning Wresters:
Hunter Hitchen 11th 21-16 2nd Section
Daunte Yost 10th 22-14 4th Section
Alex Smith 12th 18-9
Levi Qualley 9th 11-14 6th Section
Damian Sudvangen 11th 11-20 5th Section
Seth Lavalier 9th 4-4
Gabe Horgeshimer 11th 4-13
Izaah Bennefeld 11th 4-6
Hunter Bjerk 11th 3-2
Justin Boit 12th 4-19
Jude Olson 9th 2-8
Wesley Romberg 8th 3-2
Ivan Nephew 11th 3-4
Alex Haas 8th 2-1
Micah Tollefson 11th 3-0
Jasper Olson 11th 3-0

Graduates:
Ross Hamre 20-16 4th Section
RED LAKE COUNTY CENTRAL MUSTANGS
Head Coach: Kyle Dudycha
Enrollment: 87
Conference: North Star

Dual Meet Records Unknown
Ninth Place: FB “Alfred Olson Memorial” Invite: 48 Pts. 5 Placers
Eleventh Place: Crookston “Rod Olson” Invite: 43 Pts. 5 Placers
Ninth Place: Fertile “Northwest” Invite: 46 Pts. 4 Placers

Returning Wrestlers:
Damon Ferguson 8th 17-9 4th Section
Tristyn Ferguson 10th 13-13 4th Section
George Duden 10th 12-17 5th Section
Paul DeHate 9th 8-20
Gunnar Sundeen 8th 2-15
Oscar Duden 8th 1-15

Graduates:
Nick Pahlen 12-5 3rd Section
Bryce Bergerson 1-14
MAHNOMEN-WAUBUN COUGERS
Head Coach: John Short
Enrollment: 113 Mahnomen/108 Waubun
Conference: Independent

Dual Meet Records Unknown
Seventh Place: LPA “Terry Teiken” Invite: 72 Pts. 6 Placer
Tent Place: Crookston “Rod Olson” Invite: 44 Pts. 6 Placers

Returning Wrestlers:
Adam Syverson 12th 23-17 4th Section
Chase Dorman 12th 18-19 4th Section
Garret Eiynck 10th 15-20 5th Section
Will Olson 9th 13-24 6th Section
Kris Cukla 8th 12-17 6th Section
Shae Yates 11th 6-17
Blake Gerey 9th 5-19

Graduates:
Nick Podlak 26-15 2nd Section
Sam Olson 25-12 3rd Section