Central Minnesota Mat Rats  Report (29th Annual)

Central Minnesota Mat Rats  Report (29th Annual)

by Roger Mischke

By Roger Mischke November 2022 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. You can catch most of my columns on my Blog Site under Resources on the Guillotine: Central MN. Mat Rat 

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CLASS A

ROYALTON-UPSALA ROYALS

The Royals split their duals with their Section 7A rivals; they defeated Deer River 48-23. They were defeated by No. 7A ranked Holdingford 33-31 (6-8). Marcus Hays (106), Lane Olson (126), Alex Diederich (132), Bryce Holm (220) and Brandon Mugg (285) all went 2-0 at the Holdingford triangular. The Royals had a good team performance with 154.5 points to earn third place at the twenty team field of teams at the 55th Annual Paul Bunyan Tournament. They earned nine medals, one championship by Alex Diederich (132) and Tucker Simmons (120) earned a second place. Sawyer Simmons (152), Bryce Holm (220) and Brandon Mugg (285) all earned third place. Kaden Holm (195) earned fourth place, Brady Yourczek (138) earned fifth place, Lane Olson (126) took sixth place and Nick Leibold (160) took seventh place. 

The Royals started their season with a great team performance, they earned 218 points to win the Big Lake Hornets Invitational. They earned twelve medals including five championships. Earning championships were Lane Olson (126), Alex Diederich (132), Will Gorecki (145), Nick Leibold (160) and Brandon Mugg (285). They earned five second place medals; Brady Yourczek (138), Sawyer Simmons (152), Jake Leners (170), Kaden Holm (195) and Bryce Holm (220). Adonijah Ripple (5th/113) got 5th place and Tucker Simmons (6th/120) got 6th place.

WEST CENTRAL AREA/ASHBY/BE KNIGHTS

The Knights had a good team performance at their invitational with 163 points to earn second place behind No. 5A ranked Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa. The Knights earned thirteen medals; three championship medals were earned by: Owen Gruchow (113), Anthony Sykora (182) and Justin Blascyk (285). Beau Robinson (195) earned second place, Adam Lohse (138), Hunter Gruchow (145), Solomon Wales (160) and Gavin Flint (182) all earned third place. Evan Dingwall (106) and Will Rustan (220) both took fourth place, Tucker McGee (120) and Jeremy Blascyk (170) earned fifth place and Blake Flint (220) took sixth place. 

The Knights had two big wins in their home triangular, with wins over Section 6A rivals New Your Mills 55-15 (10-4) and Benson 50-24 (9-5). Owen Gruchow (113), Carter Lohse (120), Adam Loshe (126), Koby Peters, Hunter Gruchow (145), Anthony Sykora (182) and Justin Blascyk (285) all went 2-0. The Knights opened their season with a couple of impressive wins over their rivals. They defeated Pelican Rapids 48-13 with eight falls and Ottertail Central 76-6 with nine falls. The Knights had ten go 2-0 at the triangular. Evan Dingwall, Owen Gruchow, Carter Lohse, Adam Lohse, Kolby Peters, Hunter Gruchow, Solomon Wales, Jeremy Blascyk, Anthony Sykora and Will Rusted. 

BELGRADE-BROOTEN-ELROSA JAGAURS

The Jaguars dropped a pair of duals to No. 3AAA Waconia 51-12 and to No. 

12AAA Willmar 37-27. The Jaguars had an awesome team performance with 

207 points and they earned twelve medals. They earned the team

Championship at the Grant County Tournament. This field of teams included the No. 2A,

No. 11A and No. 12A ranked teams. Noah Welte (106), Ryan Jensen (138), Max Hanson 

(170) and Ethan Spanier (220) all earned championship medals. Brett DeRoo (138)

Carson Gilbert (182), Wyatt Engen (145) and Harley Weber (285) all earned second

Place, Aiden Mueller (113),Tanner Viesmann (152), Talen Kampsen (195) earned third 

Place.  Louie Tensen (120) earned fourth place.

The Jaguars opened their season with a good team performance, they earned 149.5 points to earn second place at the Melrose “Defender” Invitational. They finished behind the No. 11AA ranked Thief River Falls Prowlers. They earned ten medals, including three championships; Ryan Jensen (138), Maximus Hanson (170) and Ethan Spanier (285) and earning second place medals; Tanner Viessman (152) and Carson Gilbert (182). Talen Kampsen earned 3rd at 195, Louie Tensen earned fourth at 126, both Noah Welle and Aiden Muueller earned sixth place at 106 and 113. 

UNITED NORTH CENTRAL WARRIORS

The Warriors opened their season with a big win over  Section 8A rival Park Rapids 42-8 (9-4) with five falls. The Warriors earned fourth place at the Wadena-Deer Creek “Dennis Kaatz” Invitational with 151 points.  They finished behind No. 9AA ranked PLPR/B, No. 11AA ranked TRF and Brainerd AA Lean and Mean. They earned ten medal winners including one championship by Marcus Peterson (285) and one second place medal winner Cooper Hasbargen. Earning third place were: Aaron Lake (132), Wyatt Olson (138), Hank Tellers (152) and Shawn Hendrickson (195). Rhett Anderson (120) and Zach Hendrickson (132) both earned fourth place. 

HOLDINGFORD HUSKERS

The Huskers had a very good team performance with three big wins at the Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted “Lakers” duals. They defeated No. 10A ranked Howard Lake-Waverly- Winsted 46-27, Lean and Mean Goodhue 45-27 and AA Monticello 52-20. Wyatt Pilarski (113), Wyatt Novitzki (120), Evan Petron (126), Masyn Patrick (132), Simon Boeckman (138), William Pilarski (152), Drew Lange (160) and Jaxon Bartkowicz (182) all went 3-0 at the Lakers duals. The Huskers defeated a pair of Section 7A rivals at their home triangular. they defeated No. 4A ranked Royalton-Upsala 33-31 (8-6) and Deer River 52-12 (12-2). Wyatt Pilarski (113), Wyatt Novitzki (126), Simon Boeckman (138), William Pilarski (152), Drew Lange (160), Luke Bieniek (170) and Jaxon Barkowski (182) all went 2-0 at their their home triangular. The Huskers had a very good team performance with three big wins at the Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted “Lakers” duals. They defeated No. 10A ranked Howard Lake-Waverly- Winsted 46-27, Lean and Mean Goodhue 45-27 and AA Monticello 52-20. Wyatt Pilarski (113), Wyatt Novitzki (120), Evan Petron (126), Masyn Patrick (132), Simon Boeckman (138), William Pilarski (152), Drew Lange (160) and Jaxon Bartkowicz (182) all went 3-0 at the Lakers duals. The Huskers went 2-1 at the Chisago Lakes “Wildcat” Duals; with a big win over Foley 32-25 (8-6) and Chisago Lakes 54-29 (9-5). They were defeated by AAA Mounds View 38-29 (6-8). Wyatt Novitzki (120) and Simon Boeckman (138) both went 3-0 and Drew Lane (160) and Jaxon Bartikowicz (195) both went 2-0. Going 2-1 were Casey Knettle (106), Evan Petron (126), Masyn Patrick (132 and Luke Bienick (170). 

HOWARD LAKE-WAVERLY WINSTED LAKERS

The Lakers went 2-1 at their Lakers duals, with wins over Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton 45-24, Section 4A rivals Eden Valley-Watkins 61-3. They were defeated by No. 7A ranked Holdingford 45-27. Collin Boese (195), Colton Long (220) and Tony Baumann (145) all went 3-0, Tyler Graczyk (182) and Brayden Graham (120) both went 2-1 and Mitch Mallak (160) went 2-0. The Lakers had a great team effort to open their season with three big dual meet wins. They defeated Class A Lean and Mean Tracy-Milroy-Balaton 40-33 (7-7) with four falls and ACGC 54-21 (9-5) with nine falls. They defeated Section 3A foe Pipestone Area 59-17 (11-3) with falls. The Lakers were defeated by Section 5A foe Canby 31-27 (6-8) and they had three falls. The Lakers defeated St. James 57-12 (11-3) and they were defeated by AA foe St. Peter 44-30 (6-8). Raydon Graham, Wiley Wiegert, Mitch Mallak, Collin Boese and Jakob Duske all went 2-0 at the St. James “Saint” Triangular.

BORDER WEST BUCCANEERS

The Buccaneers earned fourth place at the Whapeton “Dan Urah” tournament with 172.5 points. They earned eleven medals, Eli Larson (132) and Pat Forcier (138) both earned  championship medals. Cole Sykora (120) earned a second place medal, Zach Rikimoto (113), Gunnar Hennessy (126), Brody Nachbor (195) and Andrew Hennessy (220) earned third. Brock Martin (106), Tucker Hennessy, Peyton Forcier (138) and Jude Olson (145) earned fourth place. They were missing a couple of their starters at the Grant County tourney, where they took sixth place with 94 points. They earned nine medals, Cole Sykora (120) and Eli Larson (120) both earned championship medals. Brock Martin (106), Patrick Forcier (160) and Andrew Hennessy (220) all earned fifth place. Zach Rikimoto (1130, Gunnar Hennessy (126), Peyton Forcier (138) and Noah Adleman (285) all took sixth place. The Buccaneers opened their season with big win over Section 6A foe Wadena-Deer Creek 51-27 with a 9-5 match split. 

LONG PRAIRIE-GREY EAGLE/BR WOLVES

The Wolves defeated Frazee 40-24 (8-6) and West Fargo at the Frazee “Hornets” triangular. The Wolves had an awesome team performance and went 4-0 at the Grand Forks “Sertoma” Duals. They defeated Grand Forks Red River 78-6, Valley City 42-27, No. 11AA Thief River Falls 40-33 and Bismarck Central 37-33 to earn the championship. Brodie Pachan (106), Logan Thom (113), Gavin Albers (126) and Tate Twardowski (182) all went 4-0. Connor Flan (132), Tucker Zigan (160), Andrew Recknor (195) and Grady Tomford (285) all went 3-1. The Wolves earned fifth place at the Wadena-Deer Creek “Dennis Kaatz” Invitational with 137.5 points and eight place winners. Earning championships were Gavin Albers (126) and Tucker Zigan (160). Tate Twardowski (182) earned second place and Paul Stacy (170), Nathan Browen (145) and Brodie Pachan (106) will earned fourth place. Colby Twardowski (120) and Andrew Recknor (195) both earned fifth place. 

MINNEWASKA AREA LAKERS

The Lakers opened their season at the Big Lake “Hornets” Invitational, where they earned sixth place with 134 points, with eight place winners. They earned a pair of championships by Miles Wildman (106) and Nick Ankeny (138). Chase Boelke (182), Myles Reichmann (160 and Chase Smith (120) all earned third place. Xander Johnson (170) earned fourth place and Jayce Kaurik (145) took sixth place. 

ATWATER-COSMOS-GROVE CITY FALCONS

The Falcons defeated a pair of foes, Osakis 39-38 (7-7) and Ortonville 72-9 (12-2). Rowan Molinaro (126), Edwin Gonzalez (138), Joseph Sherwood (145), Jevon Williams (160), Isaiah Renne (182), Charlie Jones (220) and Juan Cardenas (285) all went 2-0.

The Falcons opened their season with three duals at home; they defeated Section 3A foe Pipestone Area 45-33 (8-6) with six falls. They were defeated by No. 11A ranked HLWW 43-33 (8-6) with six falls. They were defeated by Lean and Mean Tracy-Milroy-Balaton (51-24) (5-9). 

KIMBALL AREA CUBS

The Cubs earned eight medals at the Delano “Tigers” tournament for 115 points to earned sixth place with four state ranked teams ahead of them. Mark Schiefelbein (132), Blake Brutger (138) and Haden Rosenow (195) all earned second place. Willam Serbus (120), Logan Kueske (152) and Hank Meyer (182) all earned third place, Caden Guggisberg (170) earned fourth place and Larsen Schmidt (106) took sixth place. The Cubs earned sixth place with 81 points at the Glencoe-Silver Lake “Don Hall” invitational. The Cubs earned eight medals; including one championship by Hank Meyer (182). Mark Schieflebein (132) earned second place,  Blake Brutger (145) and Brett Schiefelbein (160) both earned third place, Kade Gassler (285) earned fourth place, William Serbus (126) and Logan Kuseske (152) both earned fifth place and Caden Guggisberg (170) took sixth place. 

KERKHOVEN-MURDOCK-SUNBURG FIGHTING SAINTS

The Fighting Saints went 2-1 at the Paynesville “Bulldogs” quadrangular, they defeated 

Eden Valley-Watkins 48-18 and AA Delano 61-15. They were defeated in a very good dual 

By Paynesville 36-28. Colton Noble (106), Trey Gunderson (120), Noah Johnson (145),

Jett Olson (152) and Masyn Olson (220) all went 3-0. Cole Froelich (113), Taytan Nielsen 

(132), Luke Froelich (160) and Jason Jones (285) all went 2-1. The Fighting Saints

defeated Section 5A foe BOLD 69-6 and AA Sauk Centre-Melrose 51-18. Colton Noble 

(106), Trey Gunderson (120), Oswaldo Moreno, Chase Magaard (160), Luke Froelich 

(170), Jason Jones (285), Colling Johnson and Masyn Olson (220) all went 2-0. 

The Saint open their season at the Big Lake “Hornets” tournament where they earned 

Ten medals for 135 points and fifth place. Trey Gunderson (120) earned their lone 

Championship, he was name the Outstanding Wrestler of the Tournament. Jason Jones 

(285) earned a second place medal and Masyn Olson (220) earned third place. Cole 

Froelich (113), Noah Johnson (145) and Luke Froelich both earned fourth place. Colton

Noble (106, Jett Olson (152), Aaron Jones (170) and Collin Johnson (195) all earned 

Fifth place. 

PAYNESVILLE AREA BULLDOGS

The Bulldogs had a good team performance at the Maple Grove “Crimson” tournament, they earned 149 points to take fourth place in a filed of thirteen teams. They earned nine medals, Spencer Eisenbraun (285) earned the championship medal and Peyton Hemmesch (182) and Jose Anaya (152) both earned second place. Aaron Mages (170) and Seth Vearrier (195) both earned third place and Mason McNab (106), Preston Welling (132) and Brandon Hess (138) all earned fifth place. The Bulldogs had a big night as they hosted a quadrangular; they earned three big dual meet wins. They defeated Section 5A rival KMS 36-28, Conference rival Eden Valley-Watkins 42-13 and AA Delano 55-20. Mason McNab (126), Payton Hemmesch (182) and Spencer Eisenbraun (285) all went 3-0. Roman Roberg (106, Preston Welling (132), Mitchel Blonigan (145), Grant Wendlandt (160), Aaron Mages (170) and Seth Vearrier (195) all went 2-1 at their quad. 

BERTHA-HEWITT/VERNDALE/PP RAIDERS

The Raiders defeated Valley City 35-30 and Fargo Davies 57-24 and they were defeated by Perham 54-24, Bismarck Centrury 46-25 at the Grand Forks “Saratoma” Duals. David Revering (152) and Hudson Truax (106) both went 4-0 and Orran Hart (113) and Bennet Arceneau (132) both went 3-1. 

The Raiders earned sixth place with 125.5 points at the Wadena-Deer Creek “Dennis Memorial” tournament. They earned four medals, Bennet Arceneau (132) and Deagen Captain (138) both earned second place, Justin Olson (113) earned fourth place and Evan Jares earned fifth place. 

CLASS AA

BECKER BULLDOGS

The Bulldogs opened their season with a big win over Section 6AA rivals Lean and Mean Princeton 49-16 (10-4). The Bulldogs had a very good team performance with thirteen medal winners for 210.5 points. This earned them second place at the nineteen team field of teams at the 55th Annual Brainerd “Paul Bunyan” Tournament. Landen Kujawa (138), Tyson Ricker (182) and Dylan Kolby (220) all earned championship medals. Boston Kuschel (106) and Ethan Duncombe (152) both earned second place medals. Kaden Nicolas (132) and Adam Jurek (170) both earned third and Blayne Kuschel (113), and Owen Angell (170) both earned fourth place. Bennett Kujawa (106), Tyler Hall (120), Drew May (145) and Dylan Weber (195) all earned fifth place. 

MORA MUSTANGS

The Mustangs defeated Nawauk-Kewatin 78-3 and their neighbor Ogilvie 60-22. They were defeated by No. 9AA ranked Pequot Lake/Pine River/BACKUS 43-36. 

The Mustangs defeated No. 12AAA Willmar 45-24 (9-5) and AAA Anoka 60-19 (11-3). The Mustangs earned 211.5 points at the Ellsworth, Wisconsin tournament to earn second behind No. 5A ranked Dover-Eyota. They earned twelve medals, including two championships by Mason Nelson (120) and Brock Folkema (145). Nathan Nelson (138), Avery Nelson (152) and Connor Smahl (160) all earned second place. Cooper Sjodin (132) and Brock Peterson (195) both earned third place, Tucker Hass (170) earned fourth place, Stratton Nelson (113), Jared Yates (182) and Dylan Adam (220) all earned fifth place and taking sixth place was Anthony Nelson (126). 

PEQUOT LAKES/PINE RIVER-BACKUS ROAD CREW

The Road Crew had three big wins at the Ogilvie “Lions” quadrangular; they defeated No.  8AA Mora 43-36, Nashwauk-Keewatin 84-0 and Class A Ogilvie 60-21. Parker Sutter (113), Trey Tuchtenhagen (182), Corbin Knapp (182) and Riley Peters (285) all went 3-0. Trevor Holmberg  and Payton Scott went 2-1 and Easton Miller (120), Sean Kilpatrick (138) and Brady Ruhl (145) all went 2-0. The Road Crew opened their season with two big dual meet wins over Deer River 58-19 and WHAN 70-5. Bryce Mick, Parker Sutter, Easton Miller, Sean Kilpatrick Riley Peters, Brady Ruhl, Chance Abraham, Earl Stockman and Trey Tuchtenhagen all went 2-0 at the triangular. The Road Crew had a great  team performance with eleven medal winners for 218 points to earn the championship at the Wadena-Deer Creek “Dennis Kaatz Memorial” Tournament. Four earned championships; Parker Zutter (113), Easton Miller (120), Trey Tuchtenhagen (182) and Corbin Knapp (195). Chance Abraham (160) and Riley Peters (285) both earned second place. Brady Ruhl (145) and Earl Stockman (170) both earned third place and Sean Kilpatrick (138) and Payton Scott (220) both earned fourth place. 

ANNANDALE/MAPLE LAKE LIGHTNING

The Lighting had two big wins at the Big Lake “Hornets” triangular, they defeated a pair of Lean and Mean Section 6AA rivals; Big Lake 45-25 (9-5) and Foley 51-14 (11-3). Porter Pribyl (106), Cassen Brumm (113), Xavier Jones (132), Boston Trent (138), Mitch Koss (145), Carson Cooper (170) and Nathan Klatt (220) all went 2-0 at the triangular. The Lightning went 2-1 at the Coon Rapids “Bob Hyland” Duals, with big wins over Section 6AA rival Princeton 37-32 (7-7) and AAA Park Cottage Grove 51-18 (9-4). They were defeated by No. 5AAA ranked Hastings 61-12 (3-11). Mitch Koss (145) went 3-0 and Cassen Brumm (106), Ayden Fitzgerald (126) and Xavier Jones (132) all went 2-1. The Lightning had a good start to their season with a pair of wins over Section 6AA rivals Princeton 37-32 (7-7) and AAA Park Cottage Grove 51-18 (9-4). They were defeated by the No. 2AAA Hastings 61-12 (3-11). Mitch Koss (145) went 3-0 and Cassen Brumm (106), Ayden Fitzgerald (126) and Xavier Jones (132) all went 2-1.

WATERTOWN-MAYER ROYALS

The Royals had an awesome team performance with 214 points and fourteen medal winners to earn the Delano “Tigers” tournament championship. Joel Friederichs (106),

Titan Friederichs (113), Parker Jackson (126), Jonah Hambergerr (132) and Bryce Burkett (170) all earned championship medals. Kyler Burmeister (220) and Jason Fenske (285) both earned second place medals and Kaleb Mead (120) earned fourth place. Jack Entinger (145), Pat Duske (160) and Jaden Palmer (182) all earned fifth place and Steve Duske (152) and Xavier Skillings (195) both took sixth place. The Royals started their season with two big dual meet wins; over section rivals St. Peter 45-21 and Section 2A foe NRHEG 71-11. The had a very good team performance with 148 points to earn second place at the Glencoe-Silver Lake “Don Hall” tournament, behind No. 1A ranked Jackson County Central. They earned twelve medals including four champions; Joel Friederichs (106), Titan Friederichs (113), Pat Duske (160) and Bryce Burkett (170). Parker Jackson (126) and Jonah Hamberger (138) both earned second place medals and Kaleb Mead (120), Eli Hamberger (132) and Kyler Burmeister (220) all earned third place. Jayden Palmer (182) earned fourth place, Sully Marx (106) and Jack Entinger (145) earned sixth place. 

BIG LAKE HORNETS

The Hornets had a very good team performance with 193.5 points and eleven medals winners to earn the championship at the Maple Grove “Crimson” tournament. Zach Smith (145) and Nolan Reiter (152) both earned championship medals. Kale Westgaard (106) and Carson Gellerman (170) both earned second place medals, Dallas Sibbet (132), Cooper Cusick (138) and Kane Lapointe (285) all earned third place. Cash Stortz (120),Gauge Hoffman (182) and Mason Krenz (220) all earned fourth place and Beau McCrone (113) earned fifth place. 

The Hornets defeated Section 6AA rival Rocori 45-30 in a solid team performance. The Hornets were defeated in a pair of duals by Section 6AA rivals; Annandale/Maple Lake 45-25 (5-9) and Foley 35-21 (7-7). Cash Stortz (120), Nolan Reiter (152) and Kane Lapointe (285) all went 2-0. The Hornets opened their season with a good team performance with 161.5 points to earn third place at their tournament behind No. 2A ranked Royalton-Upsala  and Section 7AA Pierz. The Hornets earned two championships by Nolan Reiter (152) and Carson Gellerman (170) and Zach Smith (145) earned second place. Beau McCrone (113), Dallas Sibbet, Cooper Cusick (138) and Trajan Mussehl (195) all earned third place. Cash Stort (120) and Kane Lapointe (285) both earned fourth place. 

PIERZ PIONEERS

The Pioneers earned eight medals for 121.5 points, to earn fifth place in the 55th Annual Brainerd “Paul Bunyan” tourney. This was a field of nineteen teams, Carter Young (113) earned their lone championship medal. Chase Becker (145) earned a second place medal and Kyle Stangl (106) earned third place. Derek Stangl (132) earned fourth place, Liam Hennessy (126) earned fifth place. Link Toops (106) took sixth place, Cash Fussy (120) and Jacob LeBlanc (152) both took seventh place. The Pioneers had a very good team performance with thirteen medal winners for 170 points to earn second place behind the No. 2A ranked Royalton-Upsala at the Big Lake “Hornets” Tournament. They had three earn second place medals; Carter Young (113), Derek Stangl (132) and Jayden Zajac (160). Liam Hennessy (126), Jacob LeBlanc (152) and Caleb Koch (170) all earned third place. Kyle Stangl (106), Brayden Melby (138) and Nathan Nash (182) all earned fourth place. Derrick Przybilla (145), Jack Byker (220) and Carter Geise (285) all earned fifth place and Wyatt Dingman (195) took sixth place. The Pioneers defeated Section 7AA rivals MILACA 36-34 and Rush City/Braham 52-18. Carter Young (113), Liam Hennessy (126), Derek Stangl (132 and Jacob LeBlanc (152-160) all went 2-0. 

ROCORI SPARTANS

The Spartans split their duals with a pair of Section 6AA rivals, they defeated Monticello 42-28 and they were defeated by Lean and Mean Big Lake 45-30. Evan Moscho (152), Mason Orth (182), Matthew Goebel (195/220) and Grady Minnerath (220/285) all went 2-0. The Spartans had a good team performance to start their season, they earned 141.5 pts  to take second place at the Osseo “Ken Droegemueller” Invitational. They finished 9.5 pts behind AA Lean and Mean Totino-Grace. The Spartans earned eleven medals, including two championships by; Jack Major (132) and Evan Moscho (152). Five Spartans earned second place medals; Kameron Moscho (113), Nathan Soldner (170), Mason Orth (182), Matt Goebel (195) and Grady Minnerath (220). Runner Haven (120) earned third place and Anthony Brown (170) and Christian Rodriquez (182) both earned fifth place.

FOLEY FALCONS

The Falcons split their duals with a big win over Section 6AA rival Big Lake 35-31. They were defeated by Section 6AA and No. 10AA ranked Annandale/Maple Lake 51-14. Cyler Ruhoff (126) and Alex Jenniessen (160) both went 2-0 at the Big Lake triangular. The Falcons earned four medals at the 55th Annual Paul Bunyan Tournament. Alex Jennissen (160) earned fourth place, Wyatt Wall (152) earned fifth place, Jacob DeMarais (113) and Zane Moulzolf (120) both took sixth place.The Falcons had a good team performance to open their season, they went 2-2 at the Chisago Lakes “Wildcats” Duals. They defeated AAA Cambridge-Isanti 35-34 (7-7) and Chisago Lakes 52-19 (9-5). They were defeated by No. 10A ranked Holdingford 32-25 (6-8) and by Mounds View 40-25 (6-8). Cyler Ruhoff (126), Cole Rudnitski (152) and Josiah Peterson (182) all went 4-0 and Jacob DeMarais (113) and Max Jennissen (160) both went 3-1. 

AITKIN GOBBLERS

The Gobblers earned five medals at the Jackson County tournament, to take sixth place with 92 points.. Craig Ashton (285) earned a championship medal and Ken Erickson (152) earned second place. John Pilarski (126) and Jacob William (182) both earned fourth place and Walker Jones (160) earned fifth place.  The Gobblers had a good team performance with a big win over their Section 7AA rivals Hibbing 45-30 (9-5), they earned five falls.

DAWSON-BOYD-LQPV/MONTI UNITED 

The United crew opened their season with a pair of big dual meet wins. They defeated Section rivals Marshall 37-30 (8-6) and Quad County 71-10 (12-2). Ben Gunlogson, Eli Olson, Daniel Gunlogson, Zander Clausen, Ethan Maravetz, Holt Larson, Parker Bothun and Brady Rhode all went 2-0 at the triangular. 

NEW LONDON-SPICER WILDCATS

The Wildcats earned six medals for 80.5 points at the Jackson County tournament for a eighth place finish. Isaiah Nelson (120) earned a championship medal and Caleb Nelson (132) and Payton Meis (195) both earned fourth place. Andrew Sandau (106) earned fifth place and Adam Sandau (152) and Carlson McCain (182) both took sixth place. The Wildcats were missing most of their team, as they were playing for the State Championship in football. They earned 56.5 points and they earned five medals at the Big Lake “Hornets” tournament. Holton Hanson (126) and Caleb Nelson (132) both earned fourth place, Carson McCain (182) and Isaiah Nelson (120) both earned fifth place and Andrew Sandau (106) took sixth place 

CLASS AAA

ST. MICHAEL-ALBERTVILLE KNIGHTS

The Knights had three big wins over Minnetonka 77-0, Rogers 75-6 and Farmington 56-16. The Knights had a very good team performance with sixteen medal winners to earn 274.5 points. They earned the championship at their Knights invitational, with ten earning a championship medal. Lincoln Robideau (106), Chase Mills (113), Mason Mills (120), Ian Schultz (126), Landon Robideau (132), Parker Jansen (138), Jarrett Wadsen (145), Eli Davis (152), Noah Jorgensen (160) and Jed Wester (170) all earned championships. Joe Sully (106), Brady Bergeron (113) and Tyson Hentges (195) all earned second place medals. Gavin Jackson (120) and Logan Torkelson (285) both earned fourth place and Tanner Becker (132) earned fifth place. 

WILLMAR CARDINALS

The Cardinals dropped a pair of duals to Marshall 31-30 and to Zumbrota-Mezzepa 43-20. Cavin Carlson, Conlan Carlson, Cameron Champayne, Braeden Erickson and Steven Cruze all went 2-0. The Cardinals split their duals to open their season, they defeated Anoka 39-24 (8-5) They were defeated by No. 8AA ranked Mora 45-24 (6-8). Cavin Carlson, Ivan Mages, Braeden Erickson and Steven Cruze all went 2-0. The Cardinals split a pair of duals defeating Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa 37-27 and lost to Waconia 43-22. Cavin Carlson, Conlan Carlson and Wyatt Cruze all went 2-0.

BEMIDJI LUMBERJACKS

The Lumberjacks had an awesome team performance with 212 points and ten medal winners to earn the championship at the 55 Annual Brainerd “Paul Bunyan tournament. This included nineteen teams at the tournament, they earned three championship medals: Nick Strand (120), Dane Jorgensen (160) and Seth Newby (170). Special note; Seth Newby earned his 100th Career Fall. Gabe Morin (113), Gavin Osborn (126), Coy Olson (182) and Spencer Ness (195) all earned second place medals. Brody Castoguay (138) earned fourth place, Parker Orvik (220) and Tom Paquette (285) both earned fifth place.The Lumberjacks opened their season with a very good team performance at the Buffalo “Bison” Quadrangular. They defeated three Section 8AAA rivals; St. Cloud Crush 42-21, Moorhead 39-24 and Buffalo 60-14. Gabe Morin (120), Nick Strand (126), Hunter Heim (132), Brody Castonguay (138), Coy Olsen (182), Spencer Ness (195) all went 3-0. Dan Jorgensen (160) and Seth Newby (170) both went 2-0. 

BRAINERD WARRIORS

The Warriors had a good team performance with 148 points to earn fourth place in the field of nineteen teams in the 55th Annual Brainerd “Paul Bunyan” Tournament. They earned seven medals, one championship by Isaiah Jillson (152) and Easton Dircks (132), Isaiah Germann (138) and Damien Bentho (170) al earned second place medals. Cade Ostrowski (126) and Shane Carlson (195) both earned third place medals and Eli Wiskow (220) earned fourth place. 

The Warriors opened their season with a pair of duals at North Branch. They defeated North Branch 66-6 and they dropped a dual to Cambridge-Isanti 43-30. Easton Dircks, Isaiah Germann, Isaiah Jillson, Shane Carlson and Eli Wiskow all went 2-0. The Warriors had a good team performance with nine medal winners at the Wadena-Deer Creek “Dennis Kaatz Memorial” Tournament. They earned 165 points for third place, behind No. 9AA ranked PLPRB and No. 11AA TRF. They earned three championship medals: Easton Dircks (132), Isaiah Germann (138) and Isaiah Jillson 152). Damien Bentho (170) earned second place, Cade Ostrowski (126), Shane Carlson (182) and Eli Wiskow (220) all earned third place. Ethan Koslowski (195) earned fourth place and Gabe Jukish (160) earned fifth place. 

LITTLE FALLS FLYERS

The Flyers earned seven medals at the 55th Annual Paul Bunyan tournament for 114.5 points and sixth place in a field of nineteen teams. Noah Cameron (138) and Hank Le Clair (195) both earned third place, Beau Robinson (152) and Ivan Petrich (182) both earned fourth place. Ryan Kloecki (170) earned fifth place, Alex Schmitz (220) took sixth place and Mason Rausch (126) took seventh place. The Flyers started their season with a great team performance, they earned 193.5 pts to earn the championship at the Edina “Hornets” Invitational a field of twelve teams. The Flyers earned thirteen medals, including three champions; Noah Cameron (138), Kobi Cameron (145) and Beau Robinson (152). Four earned third place medals; Mason Rausch (126), Wyatt Baum (160), Ryan Kloecki (170) and Hank LeClair (195). Leighton Odegard (113) and Ivan Petrich (182) both earned fourth place, Alex Schmitz (220) earned fifth place. Taking sixth place were: Ethan Zellers (106), Cassidy Okerman (120) and Aiden Nordley (285). 

ST. CLOUD CRUSH

The Crush earned nine medals for 132.5 points to earn fourth place at the Grant County Tournament. Jaxon Kenning (160) earned their lone championship and Jack Hamak (113), and Tucker Hugg both earned second place medals. Kendall Booker (106), Noah Newman (132), and Sam Long (170) all earned third place, Aidan Orth (152) earned fourth place, Logan Lunceford (195) earned fifth place and Tanner Hugg (145) took sixth place. The Crush had a tough start to their season, as they have been battling the flu and a couple of injuries. They went 1-2 a the Buffalo “Bison” Duals, they defeated Section 8AAA foe Buffalo 57-21. They were defeated by a pair of Section 8AAA rivals Moorhead 41-37 and AAA Lean and Mean Bemidji 42-21. Tucker Hugg (285) and Aidan Orth (152) both went 3-0 and Kendall Book went 2-0.  The Crush did earn sixth place with 95 points at the St. Michael-Albertville “Knights” Invitational. They earned seven medals, including one championship by Tuck Hugg (285) and Jaxon Kenning (160) earned second place. Jack Hamak (113) earned third place, Jaden Dombrowski (138) and Aidan Orth (152) both earned fourth place. Tanner Hugg (145) earned fifth place and Logan Lunceford (195) took sixth place. 

CAMBRIDGE-ISANTI BLUEJACKETS 

The Bluejackets had a big night with three wins over Alexandria 48-27, St. Thomas Academy 58-22 and Spectrum 67-12. They dropped a close one to Section rivals Anoka 34-30. Leo Edblad (120), Jacob Henderson (160) and Treytin Byers (170) all went 4-0. Wyatt Wald (113), Blaine Wald (126), Carter Wothe (132) James Peterson (138) and Dillon Summerfield (220) all went 3-1.

They defeated their neighbors Rush City-Braham 55-19 (10-4) with six falls. 

The Bluejackets opened their season with a pair of big of big dual meet wins over AAA Lean and Mean Brainerd 43-30 (8-6) and North Branch 73-3 (13-1). They went 2-1 at the Chisago Lake “Wildcat” quadrangular, with a win over Lean and Mean Kenyon-Wanmaingo 37-35 (7-7). They were defeated by their rivals to the west Foley 35-34 (7-7) and AAA Mounds View 48-20 (4-10). Leo Edblad and Carter Wothe both went 3-0 and James Peterson, Jacob Henderson and Darren Spencer all went 2-1. 

ROGERS ROYALS

The Royals earned ten medals at the Delano “Tigers” tournament for 114 points and seventh place. Grady Weinbrenner (106) and Cole Hamilton (182) both earned second place medal and Kelly Omann (145) earned third place. Navarro Kornwold (138), Cole Jordan (160) and Sawyer Joseloski (195) all earned fourth place, Kael Omann (126) and Wyatt Gilmore (285) both earned fifth place and Clay Monpson (183) and Jose Carlson (145) both took sixth place. 

The Royals had a great a team performance to open their season with a pair of dual wins. They defeated Maple Grove 66-12 and Rockford 60-24, they had eight go 2-0 at the triangular. Zack Kellogg, Brock Cassidy, Kael Omann, Ty Cassidy, Grady Weinbrenner, Navarro Kornwolf, Mason Lund and Isaac Bruskiewicz. The Royals had a very good tournament with 140 points to earn third place at the Osseo “Ken Droegemuller” Tournament. They earned ten medals including two championships by Grady Weinbrenner (106) and Ty Cassidy (160). Jose Carlson (145, Brock Cassidy (152) and Cole Jordan (160) all earned second place. Zach Kellogg (1130 and Cole Hamilton (182) both earned third place. Mason Lund (120) and Navarro Kornwolf (138) both earned fourth place and Sawyer Joseloski (195) earned fifth place. 

BUFFALO BISON