Central Minnesota Mat Rats  Report (30th Annual) by Roger Mischke

Central Minnesota Mat Rats  Report (30th Annual) by Roger Mischke

 By Roger Mischke November 2023-2024 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 

CLASS AA TEAMS

BECKER BULLDOGS

The Bulldogs earned eleventh place with 159 points in a field of fifteen teams and five medal winners. Boston Kuschel (107) earned second place, Kaden Nicolas (145) earned fifth place, Owen Angel (172) and Bryden Boots (139) both earned fifth place and Bennett Kujawa (114) took seventh place. This field of teams included many of the top teams from Minnesota and the upper mid-west!  The Bulldogs defeats three Section 6AA rivals at the Annandale/Maple Lake “Lightning” quadrangular. They defeated AA lean and mean Annandale/Maple Lake 40-26, Delano 51-21 and DC/Litch 59-12. Boston Kuschel (107), Bennett Kujawa (114), Brayden Boots (139), KadenNicolas (145) and Drew May (152/160) all went 3-0. Nolan Jurek (127) and Landen Kujawa (152/160) both went 2-1 and Tyler Hall (133) went 2-0. The Bulldogs earned five medals at the thirty-two field of teams in the Rogers “Matness Holiday” Invite.  They earned 131 points to take fourth place in this huge tournament. Bennett Kujawa (114) and Kaden Nicolas (145) both earned second place medals, Boston Kuschel (107), Brayden Boots (139) and Drew May (152) all earned third place medals. 

DAWSON-BOYD-LQPV/MONTIVEDIO UNITED

The United had a good team performance with six medal winners for 159.5 points in the thirty-six field of teams to earn second place at the Redwood Valley “River Riot” Invitational. Dan Gunlogson (145) earned the championship medal and Eli Olson (107) and Ben Gunlogson (127) both earned second place medals. Kameron Sather (152) earned third place, Brady Rhode (285) earned fifth place and Parker Bothun (215) earned eighth place. The United defeated New Ulm 38-20 and Hutchinson 45-20 at their home triangular. Eli Olson (107), Tygan Olson (121), Holland Schacherer (139), Dan Gunlogson (145), Kameron Sather (152) and Brady Rhode (285) all went 2-0. The United earned four medals at the Fargo “Rumble on The Red” invite. Dan Gunlogson (139) earned the championship medal and Eli Olson (107) and Brady Rhode (285) both earned sixth place and Zach DeBeer (215) earned seventh place.

WATERTOWN-MAYER ROYALS

The Royals earned 192.5 points with five medal winners to earn sixth place at the Minnesota “Christmas” Invitational a field of forty teams. Titan Friederichs (121) and Bryce Burkett (172) both earned championship medals. Joel Friederichs (114) earned fourth place, Sully Marx (107) earned sixth place and Kaleb Mead (127) earned eighth place. 

LITTLE FALLS FLYERS

The Flyers were defeated in a pair of duals at the Holdingford “Huskers” triangular. They were defeated by the No. 3A ranked BBE and No. 4 ranked Holdingford 33-25. Seth Ramsdell (107) and Ayden Neisen (121) both went 2-0. The Flyers defeated a pair of Section 7AA foes at the PC/HF triangular, with a big win over AA Lean and Mean Grand Rapids 38-18 and Pine City/Hinckley-Finlayson 57-10. Sam Ramsdell (107), Cayden Neisen (121), Hayden Ramsdell (127), Joey Wilczek (139/145), Beau Robinson (160), Hunter Ramsdell (172), Hank LeClair (189) and Ivan Petrich (215) all went 2-0. The Flyers defeated a pair of foes including Section 7AA foe Mora 48-22 and HLWW 48-19 at the Flyers home triangular. Ryan Vogt (114), Cayden Neisen (121), Hayden Ramsdell (127), Joe Wilczek (139, Beau Robinson (160) and Ivan Petrich (215) all went 2-0.

PEQUOT LAKES/PINE RIVER-BACKUS ROAD CREW

The Road Crew earned third place with 160 points and seven medal winners in a field of twenty-nine teams at the PLPRB “Jackhammer” Invitational. Riley Peters (285) earned the championship medal and Parker Sutter (127) earned third place. Trevor Holmberg (121) and Chance Abraham (160) both earned fifth place medals, Earl Stockman (172) and Payton Scott (189) both earned sixth place and Bryce Mick (114) earned seventh place. 

ROCORI SPARTANS

The Spartans had big night with a pair of dual wins over Central Lakes Conference rivals. They defeated Fergus Falls at the Otters triangular 54-24 and No. 12AAA ranked Willmar 34-32. Mason Moscho (121/127), Mason Orth (189) and Grady Minnerath (285) all went 2-0. The Spartans topped off a good week with 135.5 points and six medals winners at the thirty-six field of teams at the Redwood Valley “River Riot” to earn fourth place. Grady Minnerath (285) and Mason Orth (189) both earned championship medals and Evan Moscho (160) earned a second place medal. Jack Major (152) and Davey Maldondo (114) both earned fourth place medals and Kameron Moscho (127) took eighth place. The Spartans defeated a pair of foes at the Glencoe-Silver Lake “Panthers” triangalar. They defeated Tri-City United 42-21 and GLS 48-18. Kameron Moscho (133), Evan Moscho (160), Mason Orth (189), and Grady Minnerath (285) all went 2-0. The Spartans went 3-2 at the UW-Eau-Claude “McPhee” Duals to earn ninth place. They defeated AAA Maple Grove 37-21, Eau Claire North 60-15 and Independence 76-6. They were defeated by AAA Lean and Mean Cambridge-Isanti 36-35 (Tie breaker) and to AAA Park 45-34. Mason Moscho (121),  Grady Minnerath (285) and Mason Orth all went 5-0, Davey Maldonado (114), Jack Major (152), Evan Moscho (160) and Nathan Soldner (189) all went 4-1. Connor Faber (107) and Ryder Kremers (145) both went 3-2

FOLEY FALCONS

The Falcons defeated three foes at the home triangular, they defeated Granite Conference foe Albany, Sauk Rapids-Rice 58-15 and the No. 4A ranked Holdingford 37-30. Cyler Ruhoff (127) and Josiah Peterson (215/285) both went 3-0, Jake Drexler (107), Wyatt Wall (133) and William Gutormson (160) all went 2-1. Tyler Wilhelmi (139), Alex Jennissen (180/172 and Keagon Frisbie (189) all went 2-0. The Falcons defeated Class A Lean and Mean Goodhue 41-24 and AAA White Bear Lake 43-21. 

PIERZ PIONEERS

The Pioneers earned second place at the Pioneers duals, as they went 3-1 with big wins over Class A Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale/PP 33-27 and Osakis 41-29 and AA Chisago Lakes 52-18. They were defeated in the championship in a contest that was decided at 285.  They were defeated by No. 9A ranked Frazee 35-30. Kyle Stangl (114), Link Toops (121), Chase Becker (152) and Jayden Zajac (172) all went 4-0. The Pioneers defeated three Section 7AA foes at the Rock Ridge quadrangular. They defeated Rock Ridge 59-15, Aitkin 51-10 and Pine City/Hinckley-Finlayson 62-9. Link Toops (121), Carter Young (133), Chase Becker (152), Brayden Melby (172), Caleb Koch (182), Wyatt Dingmann (215) and Jack Byker (285) all went 3-0. The Falcons earned six medals at the thirty-two field of teams in the Roger “Matness Holiday” Invite. They earned 130.5 points to take fifth place in this huge tournament. Cyler Ruhoff (127) and Alex Jennissen (172) both earned second place medals. William Gutormson (160) and Josiah Peterson (215) both earned fourth place medals, Wyatt Wall (133) earned fifth place and Keegan Frisbie (189) earned eighth place. 

NEW LONDON-SPICER WILDCATS

The Wildcats defeated two AA foes at the Rockford “Rockets” triangular, they defeated Mound-Westonka 36-28 and Rockford 55-15. Andrew Sandeau (114), Adam Sandeau (160/172), Brady Duke (172) and Marschel Johnson (285) all went 2-0. The Wildcats went 2-2 at the Osceola Wisconsin Duals, they defeated Cumberland, Wis. 38-30 and Barron, Wis. 72-6. They were defeated by No. 7A ranked Staples-Motley 40-27 and Hudson, Wis. 37-34. Isaiah Nelson (139), Adam Sandau (160), and Marshel Johnson (285) all went 4-0. Kellon Hanson (107), Elden Halvorson (121), Brody Duke (172) and Garret Leenstra (215) all went 3-1. The Wildcats defeated two foes at their home triangular, they beat Rockford 55-15 and Mound-Westonka 36-28. Andrew Sandeau (114), Adam Sandeau (160/172), Brody Duke (1720 and Marschel Johnson (285) all went 2-0. The Wildcats earned one medal at the Fargo “Rumble on the Red” Invite. Marshel Johnson (285) earned a fourth place medal.

ANNANDALE/MAPLE LAKE LIGHTNING

The Lightning went 3-0 at the Eden Valley-Watkins “Eagles” quadrangular, they defeated No. 8A ranked Royalton-Upsala 39-27, Minneapolis North 58-6 and Eden Valley-Watkins 51-13. Brayden Fobbe (107), Porter Pribyl (114), Casson Brumm (121), Ayden Fitzgerald (139), Shay McClory (145), Jack Nilson (160) and Nathan Klatt (215) all went 3-0. Logan Anglin (121) and Robby Halvorson (171) both went 2-1. The Lightning defeated a pair of foes at their home triangular. They defeated AAA Elk River 36-18 and AA Mora 44-18. Braden Fobbe (107), Cassen Brumm (121/127), Cole LaFave (1520, Ayden Fitzgerald (139), Nathan Klatt (215) and Adam Klatt (285) all went 2-0. The Lightning defeated a pair of foes at their home triangular. They defeated Mora 44-18 and AAA Elk River 36-18. Brayden Fobbe (107), Cassen Brumm (114/127), Cole LaFave (152), Ayden Fitzgerald (139), Nathan Klatt (215) and Adam Klatt (285).The Lightning went 2-1 at the home quadrangular, they defeated a pair of Section 6AA rivals Delano 40-19 and DC/Litch 64-0. They were defeated by No. 3AA ranked and Section 6AA rivals, Becker 40-26. Porter Pribyl  (114), Nathan Klatt (215) both went 3-0, Brayden Fobbe (107), Cassen Brumm (121), Tavin Long, Shay McClory (145), Cole LaFave (152) and Carter Courtright (182) all went 3-0. The Lighting defeated three foes at the home quadrangular, they defeated Class A Lean an Mean ACGC 52-16, AAA Irondale 48-16 and AA Pine City/Hinckley-Finlayson 43-18. Brayden Fobbe (114), Porter Pribyl (121/127), Cassen Brumm (121/127), Shay McClory (145), Cole LeFave (152) and Nathan Klatt (215) all went 3-0. Ava Gindele (107), Tavi Long (133), Ayden Fitzgerald (13) and Adam Klatt (285) all went 2-1 and Jack Nilson (160) went 2-0.

BIG LAKE HORNETS

The Hornets earned fifth place with 145 points and seven medal winners at the twenty-nine field of teams at the PLPRB “Jackhammer” invitational. Carson Gullerman (189) earned a second place medal, Cash Stortz (133) earned third place and Kale Westgaard (107) earned fourth place, Zach Smith (152) earned fifth place, Cooper Cusick (145) and Trajan Mussehl (285) both earned seventh place. The Hornets were defeated by the No. 9AAA ranked Anoka 39-24.The Hornets earned five medals for 116 points for seventh place at the Rogers “Holiday Matness” Invitational, a 36 field of teams. Cash Stortz (133) earned the championship medal and Dallas Sibbet (139) earned second place. Kale Westgaard (107) and Charles Mikely (172) both earned fifth place and Zach Smith (152) earned sixth place.

ALEXANDRIA CARDINALS 

The Cardinals defeated a pair of Section 8AA foes, they defeated Thief River Falls 42-31 and Park Rapids 51-16. Nolan Fettig (121), Mason Mcgrane (133/139), Landon Day (152), Pablo Garcia (189) and Luke Mannum (285) all went 2-0. The Cardinals went 1-2 a the Brainerd “Warriors” Quadrangular, they defeated Monticello 39-27. they were defeat  by Class AAA Lean and Mean Bemidji 63-9 and AAA Brainerd 56-9. Nolan Fettig (121) went 3-0 and Pablo Garcia (189) went 2-1. The Cardinals earned eleven medals at the Benson “Braves” Invitational for 146 points and fourth place. Nolan Fettig (121) earned the championship medal, Mason Mcgrane (127) earned second, Jaxon Werder (215) earned third place. Mason Evjen (139), Zach Richards (145), Landon Day (152) and Gavin Engelbrecht (160) all earned fourth place medals. Connor Zirbes (133), Karl Franson (145) and Pablo Garcia (189) all earned fifth place and Grayson Timm (172) took sixth place. 

CLASS AAA

ST. MICHAEL-ALBERTVILLE KNIGHTS

The Knights earned third place at the Minnesota “Christmas” Invitational with 260 points and seven medal winners, this was a field of forty teams. Landon Robideau (152) earned the championship medal and Jed Wester (172) earned second place. Ian Schultz (152) earned third place and Gavin Jackson (133) earned fifth place. Eli Shultz (107), Lincoln Robideau (114) and Chase Mills (127) all earned fifth place. The Knights earned ten medals at the Roger “Matness Holiday” Invitational for 254 points to take the championship of this field of thirty-six teams. Lincoln Robideau (114), Chase Mills (127), Landon Robideau (152) and Jarrett Wadsen (160) all earned championship medals. Eli Schultz (107) and Ian Schultz (139) both earned second place medals, Brady Bergeron. (121), Gavin Jackson (133) and John Murphy (189) all earned third place medals, Landon Thoennes (107) earned fourth place and Max O’Sullivan (215) took seventh place. 

WILLMAR CARDINALS

The Cardinals split a pair of duals with Central Lakes Conference rivals at the Fergus Falls “Otters” duals. They defeated Fergus Falls 54-24 and they were defeated by Rocori 34-32. Wyatt Cruze (121), Cavin Carlson (139), Sully Anez (145), Conlan Carlson (152), Cameron Champagne (160), Steven Cruze (172) and Romero Trevino (215) all went 2-0. The Cardinals earned fifteenth place with 112.5 points at the Minnesota “Christmas” invitational. Conlan Carlson (145) earned fourth place, Cavin Carlson (133) earned fifth place, and Steven Cruze (172) earned eighth place. The Cardinals earned three medals at the Fargo “Rumble on the Red” invitational. Cavin Carlson (133) earned second place, Conlan Carlson (145) earned third place and Romero Trevino (215) took eighth place. 

BEMIDJI LUMBERJACKS

The Lumberjacks defeated AA Mora 51-15.  The Lumberjacks went 2-1 at the Brainerd “Warriors” Quadrangular. They defeated Alexandria 63-9 and Monticello 57-9. They were defeated by Section 8AAA rivals Brainerd 31-26. Brody Castonguay (133), Nick Strand (139), Alec Newby (152), Ricky Wuori (172), Parker Orvik (285) and Gabe Morin (127) all went 3-0. Lincoln Schmidt (145) went 2-0 and Oscar Hanks (107) and Levi Mellema (114) both went 2-1. The Lumberjacks earned five medals at the Fargo “Rumble on the Red” Invite for 81 points and seventh place. Nick Strand (139) earned a second place medal, Parker Orvik (285) earned fifth place, Brody Castonguay (133) earned seventh place and Gabe Morin (121) and Gavin Olson (127) both took eighth place.

MOORHEAD SPUDS

The Spuds went 1-3 at the Pierz “Pioneers” Duals, with a win over AA Chisago Lakes 45-30. They were defeated by Section 8AAA rival Brainerd 47-24 and AAA Elk River 39-29 and Class A No. 9A ranked Frazee 39-28. Dalton Humeniuk (113) went 4-0, Tru Mahlen (107), Lee Ellingsberg (160) both went 3-1, Croix Mongeau (121) and Demarco Clay (285) went 2-1. The Spuds defeated a pair of foes at the Detroit Lake “Lakers” triangular. They defeated Detroit Lakes 49-21 and Barnesville 54-21. They defeated No. No. 9A ranked Frazee in a good dual 35-30. 

CAMBRIDGE-ISANTI BLUE JACKETS

The Blue Jackets earned a pair of medals at the Minnesota “Christmas” Invitational with 60 points. Wyatt Wald (114) and Jacob Henderson (189) both earned eighth place. The Blue Jackets defeated a pair of foes at the home triangular. They defeated Rogers 48-27 and Lakeville South 45-18. Brady Huntley, Grady Jennissen, Leo Edblad, Brock Brown, Quinton Harcey and Shawn Henderson all went 2-0. The Blue Jackets went 3-2 at the UW-Eau Claire McPhee Duals with big wins over Independence 69-7, Park 43-34 and Rocori 36-35 (Tie Breaker). They were defeated by No. 1AA ranked Simley 64-18 and Wisconsin Rapids 36-33. Leo Edblad went 5-0, Brady Huntley went 4-1, Jacob Henderson went 3-1, Wyatt Wall, Brady Anderson and Keith Hout all went 2-2. Reshard Cronemiler and Jarred Goodman both went 2-1. 

BRAINERD WARRRIORS

The Warriors went 3-1 at the Pierz “Pioneers” Duals with three big wins over Section 8AAA rivals Moorhead 44-22, AAA, Elk River 34-33 and Osakis 49-10. They were defeated by No. 9A ranked Frazee 27-22. Crewe Dahlheimer (107), Jackson Berhow (121), Easton Dircks (145) and Shane Carlson (189) all went 4-0. Nolan Jukish (127), Cade Ostrowksi (133), Elijah Germann (152) and Ethan. Koloski (215) all went 3-1. The Warriors went 3-0 at their home quadrangular, they defeated AAA Lean and Mean and Section 8AAA rivals Bemidji 31-26, Alexandria 56-9 and Monticello 57-11. Crewe Dahlheimer (107), Ben Rodriguez (114), Easton Dircks (145), Elijah Germann (152/160), Shane Carlson (189) and Ethan Koloski (215) all went 3-0. Jackson Berhow (121), Nolan Jukish (127), Cade Ostrowski (132), Jackson Loretto (139) and Lukas Lind (160) all went 2-1. 

ST. CLOUD CRUSH

The Crush defeated a pair of Central Lakes Conference rivals at the Sauk Rapids-Rice “Storm” triangular with a huge win over Sauk Rapids-Rice 54-18 and Section 8AAA rivals Sartell-St. Stephen 38-31. Kendall Booker (121), Jack Hamak (127) Tanner Hugg (160), Jaxon Kenning (172), Sam Long (189) and Sutton Kenning (215) all went 2-0. The Crush earned four medals at the Monticello “Magic” invitational for 92 points and sixth place in a field of fifteen teams. Jaxon Kenning (172) and Sutton Kenning (189) both earned championship medals. Kendal Booker (121) and Tucker Hugg (160) both earned fifth place. The Crush earned five medals at the Rogers “Matness Holiday tournament for 101 points and eighth place. Jaxon Kenning (172) earned the championship medal, Sutton Kenning (189) earned second place, Tanner Hugg (160) earned third place, Sam Long (215) earned fifth place and Kendal Booker (121) earned seventh place. 

ELK RIVER ELKS

The Elks went 2-2 at the Pierz “Pioneers” Duals with big wins over AAA Moorhead 39-29 and BHV/PP 48-21. They were defeated by AAA Brainerd 34-33 and by No. 9A ranked Frazee 36-26. Ian Lessard (114), Brayden Hilyar (160), Daunte-Sasse-Doering (172) and Paul Greenberg (215) all went 4-0 and Austin Anderson (189) went 3-1. The Elks split their duals at the Annandale/Maple Lake “Lightning” Triangular. They defeated AA Mora 44-22 and were defeated by AA Lean and Mean Annandale/Maple Lake 36-18. Ian Lessard (114), Brayden Hawes (121), Brayden Hilyar (160) and Daunte Sasse-Doering (172) all went 2-0. The Elks earned two medals at the Fargo “Rumble on the Red” tournament. Ian Lessard (114) earned a fourth place medal and Daunte Sasse-Doering (172) earned seventh place. 

ROGERS ROYALS

The Royals had a very good team performance with 367 points and nine medal winners to earn the championship at the Trinity River Ridge invitational. Grady Weinbrenner (127), Navarro Kornwolf (139), Cole Hamilton (215) and Sawyer Josewski (285) all earned second place medals. Nolan Lund (107) and Zach Kellogg (114) both earned third place medals, Mason Lund (133) earned fourth place and Jase Carlson (152) and Brock Cassidy (160) both earned sixth place. The Royals split duals at the Cambridge-Isanti ‘Blue Jackets’ Triangular. They defeated Lakeville South 39-27 and they were defeated by Cambridge-Isanti 48-27. The Royals earned three medals at the Holiday Matness invitational, Grady Weinbrenner (127) and Cole Hamilton (172) both earned seventh place and Zach Kellogg (114) earned eighth place in the field of thirty-two teams. 

SARTELL-ST. STEPHEN SABRES

The Sabres split their duals at the Sauk Rapids-Rice “Storm” triangular. They defeated Central Lakes Conference rivals the Storm 45-26 and they were defeated by Section 8AAA rival St. Cloud Crush 38-31. Jace Gruber (107), Jack Pesta (133), Aiden Halvorson (152) and Jordan Gulden (285) all went 2-0. The Sabres earned one medal at the Redwood Valley “River Riot” invitational by Peyton Allen (215); he earned fifth place. The Sabres went 2-2 at the Sauk Centre “Ken Vogt” Duals, they defeated Spectrum 48-24 and Rockford 37-33. They were defeated by Mille Lace 54-15 and Sauk Centre/Melrose 42-31. Peyton Allen (215) went 4-0, Jayce Gruber (107), Michael Hamak (160) and Jordan Gulden 285) all went 3-1. Jeremiah Miller (133) went 2-1 and Aidan Halvorson (152) and Theo Brown (189) both went 2-2. 

MONTICELLO MAGIC

The Magic defeated two AA foes. DC/Litchfield 49-16 and AA Orono 45-22. Myles Stachowski (107), Caleb Kalnbach (127), Nicholas Friedrichs (145), Mason Brown (152), Vinyn Alm (160), Cale Holthaus (189) and Ben Bauer (285) all went 2-0.  The Magic earned 82 points with five medal winners to earn ninth place in their fifteen team field at their Magic invitational. Peyton Ruzicka (121) earned a third place medal, Nick Friederichs (145) earned fourth place, Mason Brown (152) and Ben Bauer (285) both earned fifth place and Chris Perez (215) earned sixth place. 

BUFFALO BISON

The Bison earned eleventh place with 198 points and five medal winners at the Trinity School at River Ridge Invitational a fifteen  field of teams. Gabe Roehl (107) earned a first place medal, Aiden Herbst (152) and Jacobee Scherber (172) both earned second place medals, Dylan Keeler (121) and Ryan Babatz (285) both earned sixth place. 

CLASS A TEAMS

BELGRADE-BROOTEN-ELROSA JAGUARS

The Jaguars had a great team performance with two huge wins at the Holdingford “Huskers” triangular. They defeated No. 4A ranked Central Mn. Conference rival Holdingford 35-23 and AA Lean and Mean Little Falls 37-20. Noah Welte (114), Ryan Jensen (139), Tanner Viessman (145), Brett DeRoo (152), Ethan Mueller (160), Maximus Hanson (172) and Harley Weber (285) went 2-0. The Jaguars had a very good team performance as they earned 187.5 points to earned second place in the field of twenty-nine teams at the PLPRB “Jackhammer” Invitational They earned eight medals including a pair of championships by Ryan Jensen (139) and Maximus Hanson (172). Brett DeRoo (152) earned second and Tanner Viessman (145), Hunter Laage (189) and Carson Gilbert (215) all earned third place medals.  Noah Welte (114) earned fifth place and Ethan Mueller (160) took seventh place. The Jaguars defeated two Central Mn. Conference rivals at the Kimball Area “Cubs” triangular. They defeated No. 5A Paynesville Area 42-19 and Kimball 72-6. Aiden Mueller (121), Tanner Viessman (139/145), Ryan Jensen (139/145), Brett DeRoo (152) Ethan Mueller (160), Maximus Hanson (172), Carson Gilbert (215) and Harley Weber (285). Special note: Garson Gilbert Won his 100th Career Match. 

HOLDINGFORD HUSKERS

The Huskers split a pair of duals at their home triangular, they defeated AA Lean and Mean Little Falls 33-25. They were defeated by No. 3A ranked and Central Mn. Conference rivals BBE 35-23. Wyatt Pilarksi, (127), Wyatt Novitzki (133), Kolton Harren (172) and Jaxon Bartkowicz (215/285) all went 2-0. The Huskies earned 140.5 points at the Redwood Falls “River Riot” Invitational with six medals to earn third place in this field of thirty-six teams. Wyatt Novitzki (127) and Drew Lange (172) both earned championship medals and William Pilarski (152) earned second place. Wyatt Pilarski (121) earned third place, Casey Knettel (107) earned fifth place and Luke Bieniek (160 earned sixth place.  Special Notes: Drew Lange, Holdingford, 12th, 172 pounds 75th Pin and 183rd Win (School Record) and Wyatt Novitzki 127 Won his 100th Career Match. The Huskers went 2-1 at the Foley “Falcons” triangular, with a pair of big wins over AA Albany 43-18 and Sauk Rapids-Rice 48-21. They were defeated by Foley 37-30. Wyatt Pilarski (121/127) and Jaxon Barktowicz (215/285) both went 3-0, Wyatt Novitzki (133), Drew Lange (172) and Lane Patrick (121/127) all went 2-0. The Huskers went 2-1 at the Foley “Falcons” Quadrangular, they defeated AA neighbors Albany 43-18 and AA Sauk Rapids-Rice 48-21. They were defeated by AA Lean and Mean Foley 37-30. Wyatt Pilarksi (121/127) and Jaxon Bartkowicz (215/285) both went 3-0 and Wyatt Novitzki (133), Drew Lange (172) and Lane Patrick (121/127) all went 2-0

PAYNESVILLE BULLDOGS

The Bulldogs earned 77 points with three medal winners at the fifteen team field of teams at the PLPRB “Jackhammer” invitational. Roman Roberg (114) earned the championship medal, Kevin Raya Botello (285) earned fourth place and Jamison Meagher (107) earned sixth place. The Bulldogs split their duals at the Kimball Area “Cubs” Triangular, they defeated Central Mn. Conference rivals Kimball 61-9 and were defeated by conference rivals and No. 3A ranked Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa 42-19. Jamison Meagher (107), Roman Roberg (114) and Mason NcNab (127) all went 2-0.  Special Note: Mason McNab Won his 75th Career Match. The Bulldogs were defeated by the No. 8A ranked and Central Mn. Conference rivals Royalton-Upsala 36-15. 

STAPLES-MOTLEY CARDINALS

The Cardinals went 4-0 at the Osceola, Wisconsin duals with huge wins over AA Lean and Mean New London-Spicer 46-21, Hudson, Wis. 44-25, Boyceville, Wis. 83-0, Cumberland, Wis. 51-19 and JV All Stars 58-6. Gage Bjerga (107), Caden Kramer (114) and Colbe Tappe all went 4-0. Eli Greenwaldt (121), Turner Beachy (133), Luke Bjerga (172), Adrian Gomez (215) and Steven Petrich (285) all went 4-1 and Cooper Tappe (145) and Jack Carlson (133) went 3-1.  Riley Reese and Blake Neelan went 3-2. The Cardinals defeated a pair of foes at the Ogilvie “Lions” Triangular. They defeated Section 7A foe Ogilvie 60-10 and AA Zimmerman 72-6. Gage Bjerga (107), Eli Greenwaldt (121), Cooper Tappe (127), Riley Reese (145), Blake Neelan (152), Colbe Tapped (160), Owen Winter (172) and Adrian Gomez (215) all went 2-0. The Cardinals earned three medals at the Fargo “Rumble on the Red” Invitational, in this sixty-seven field of teams event. Colbe Tappe (152) and Elijah Greenwaldt (121) both earned second place medals and Gage Bjerga (107) earned third place. 

LONG PRARIE-GREY EAGLE/BROWERVILLE THUNDER

The Thunder earned three medals at the PLPRB “Jackhammer” Invitational for 96 points and tenth place in a field of twenty-nine schools. Hunter Katterhagen (114), Tucker Zigan (160) and Mason Bruder (172) all earned second place medals. The Thunder split duals at the Princeton “Tigers” triangular, they defeated Albany 39-29 and Princeton they were defeated by Princeton 36-29. The Thunder had numerous wrestlers not in the lineup. 

KERKHOVEN-MURDOCK-SUNBURG FIGHTING SAINTS

The Fighting Saints earned four medals for 88.5 points in the field of thirty-six teams a Redwood Valley “River Riot” Invitational. Trey Gunderson (133) earned a championship medal, Jett Olson (172) and Aaron Jones (189) both earned fifth place and Colton Noble (121) earned sixth place. The Fighting Saints took on some tough foes at the TMB Quad, they were defeated by Class Lean and Mean Tracy/Milroy/Balaton 42-27, Lean and Mean Minneota 47-17 and No. 11A ranked Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial Area 54-18. Colton Noble (121) and Trey Gunderson (133) both went 3-0 and Aaron Jones (189) went 2-1. The Fighting Saints earned second place with 201 points at the Benson “Braves” Invitational. They earned eleven medals including two championships by Trey Gunderson (133) and Owen Kidrowski (285). Brody VanHeuveln (107), Colton Noble (121), Aaron Jones (189) and Collin Johnson (215) all earned second place medals. Taytan Nielsen (152) earned third place and Cole Froelich (127) earned fourth place.Oswaldo Moreno (114) and Jake Holtcamp (172) both earned fifth place and Shane Froelich (139) took sixth place. 

ROYALTON-UPSALA ROYALS

The Royals had a great team performance with a pair of big wins at the BHV/PP “Raiders’ Triangular. They defeated No. 9A ranked Frazee 33-22 and Class A Lean and Mean BHV/PP 44-22. Spencer Novitzki (127), Lane Olson (139), Kaden Holm (215), Brandon Mugg (285) and Jake Leners (189) all went 2-0. The Royals went 2-1 at the Eden Valley-Watkins “Eagles”Quadrangular. They defeated Central Mn. Conference rivals EVW 58-9 and Minneapolis North 65-6. They were defeated by AA Lean and Mean Annandale/Maple Lake 39-27. Spencer Novitki (127), John Bzok (133), Nick Leibold (172), Jake Leners (189) and Brandon Mugg (285) all went 3-0. Andrew Hayes (107), Marcus Hayes (114), Lane Olson (139), Parker Dietman (145), Brady Yourczek (152) and Bruce Binek (160) all went 2-0. Special Note: Brandon Mugg (285) Won His 50th Career Match. They had an outstanding team performance with 198 points and eleven that earned medals to earn the championship of the Monticello “Magic” invitational, a field of fifteen teams. John Bzok (133), Brady Yourczek (152) and Brandon Mugg (285) all earned championship medals. Lane Olson (139) earned second, and Nick Leibold (172), Jake Leners (189) and Kaden Holm (215) all earned third place medals. Spencer Novitzki (127) and Parker Dietman (145) both earned fifth place medals and Andrew Hayes (107) earned sixth place. The Royals defeated the No. 5A and Central Mn. Conference rivals Paynesville 36-15 with a 9-4 match split. 

WEST CENTRAL AREA/ASHBY/BRANDON-EVANSVILLE KNIGHTS

The Knights split a pair of duals with Section 6A rivals at the New York Mills “Eagles” triangular. They defeated New York Mills 39-28 and they were defeated by Osakis 37-31. Owen Gruchow (133), Solomon Wales (160), Ezekiel Sieckert (172) and Will Rustan (285) all went 2-0. The Knights earned third place with 138 points and seven medal winners at the Monticello “Magic” Invitational, this was a field of seventeen teams. Owen Gruchow (133), Solomon Wales (160), Ezekiel Sieckert (172) and Will Rustan (285) all earned second place medals. Adam Lohse (145) and Nathan Brethorst (107) both earned third place and Jeremy Blascyk (189) earned fourth place. The Knights won a pair of duals at their home triangular, they defeated AA Fergus Falls 60-15 and BOLD 57-18. Nathan Brethorst (107), Evan Dingwall (114), Owen Gruchow (133), Adam Lohse (145), Solomon Wales (160), Ezekiel Sieckert (172), Jeremy Blascyk (189) and Will Rustan (285) all went 2-0. The Knights earned one medal at the Fargo “Rumble on the Red” Invitational by Solomon Wales (160) he earned eighth place. 

BERTHA-HEWITT/VERNDALE/PP RAIDERS

The Raiders were defeated in a pair of duals at their home triangular by a pair of Class A ranked rivals. Frazee 35-31 and Royalton-Upsala 42-22. Wyatt Jares (121), Mason Hoffman (107), Hudson Truax (114) and David Revering (160/172) all went 2-0. The Raiders dropped three duals at the Pierz “Pioneers” duals. They were defeated by AA Pierz 33-27, AAA Elk River 48-21 and by Section 6A foe Osakis 39-28 They defeated AA Chisago Lakes 54-15. Masons Hoffman (107) and Isaac Grabow (121) both went 4-0, Orran Hart (133), Justin Olson (139) and Braden Shamp (285) all went 3-1 and David Revering (172) went 2-1. The Raiders split duals at the Blackduck/Cass Lake-Bena Triangular, they defeated BDCLB 51-17 and they were defeated by No. 10AA ranked PLPRB 32-31. Mason Hoffman (107/114), Isaac Grabow (121),  Orran Hart (127), Evan Jares (145) and David Revering (172) all went 2-0. 

ATWATER-COMOS/GROVE CITY FALCONS

The Falcons earned a pair of medals at the Redwood Valley “River Riot” Invitational, they earned 66.5 points to earn fourteenth in a field of thirty-six teams. Isaiah Renne (215) earned a second place medal and Edwyn Gonzalez (139) earned fifth place. The Falcons defeated a pair of Class A foes at the home triangular. They defeated Central Mn. Conference rivals Kimball Area 51-18 and Trinity School at Rivers Ridge 62-9. Tucker Johnson, Nolan Bierwerth, Jayden Hoecke, Joe Sherwood, Brody Straumann, Jevon Williams, Vince Lee and Juan Cardenas all went 2-0. The Falcons went 2-1 at their home quadrangular. They defeated Irondale 41-30 and Pine City/Hinckley-Finlayson 41-33. They were defeated by AA Lean and Mean Annandale/Maple Lake 52-16. Edwyn Gonzalez and Jevon Williams both went 3-0 and Owen Garvick, Joseph Sherwood and Isaiah Renne all went 2-1. 

OGILVIE LIONS

The Lions earned 325 points at the eighteen field of teams at the Trinity School at River River Ridge Invitation to earn fourth place. The Lions earned eight medals, Beau Hudoba (114) Deegan Birkaker (133) and Dylan Smith (285) all earned second place medals. Brody Smith (127) and Devin Hofstedler (160) both earned fourth place, Kaden Felde (145) and Carter Magaard (172) both earned sixth place and Hayden Bolling (152) took eighth place. The Lions split their duals at the home triangular, they defeated Zimmerman 43-30 and were defeated by the No. 7A Section 7A foe Staples-Motley 60-10. The Lions defeated five foes at the North St. Paul Duals, they beat Minneapolis Roosevelt 58-7, North St. Paul 51-24, Tartan 63-12, Centennial 37-30 and St. Charles 37-36. Deegan Birkaker (133), Hayden Bolling (152), Beau Hudoba (114), Trypp Lindberg, and Dylan Smith (285) all went 5-0. Matt Fradette went 4-0 and Kaden Felde (145) went 4-1, Matt Sholtz and Brody Maagard both went 3-0. Brody Smith (127), Carter Magaard (172) and Devin Hafsterdler (160) all went 3-2, Owen Birkaker and Brayden Molin both went 2-0. 

MILLE LACS RAIDERS 

The Raiders earned fourth place, with 146.5 points at the PLPRB “Jackhammer” Invitational a field of twenty-nine teams. They earned six medals, including a pair of championships by Zach Remer (127) and Donovan Schmid (133). Vincent Schmid (107) earned a second place medal, Kruz Kresal (114) earned fourth place, Brodie Kuhman (285) earned fifth place and Carter Adickes (139) earned sixth place. The Raiders defeated three foes at the Sauk Centre “Ken Vogt” Duals. They defeated AAA Sartell 34-15, AA Rockford 54-21 and AA Sauk Centre/Melrose 48-21 and earn the championship. Vincent Schmid (107), Zach Remer (127), Donovan Schmid (133), Tucker Haggberg (152) and Brodie Kuhman (285) all went 3-0. Kruz Kresal (114), Justus Spengler (145) and Creedon Spengler (139) all went 2-0 and Chase Calander (160) went 2-1. 

UNITED NORTH CENTRAL WARRIORS

The Warriors defeated Osakis 40-18 (8-5) match split. The Warriors scored 32 points at the 67 field of teams at the Fargo “Rumble on Red” to take 33rd place. They didn’t earn any medals, they were close in some weights. 

BENSON BRAVES

The Braves defeated a pair of Class A foes at the Crosby-Ironton “Rangers” Triangular. They defeated Crosby-Ironton 53-15 and Nashwak/Greenway 64-12. They were defeated by Mille Lacs 36-30. Gavin Olson (114), Tate Kobberman (127), Max Nygaard (133), Jack Storlein (215) and  Johnny Kobberman (285) all went 3-0. Nic Bolduc (160) went 2-1 and Ed Wah (121) went 2-1. The Braves defeated West Central Conference rivals Sauk Centre/Melrose 35-31. The Braves earned 83 points to earned eighth place at the fifteen team field of teams at the Monticello “Magic” Invitational with six medal winners. Gavin Olson (114) earned a second place medal and Nick Bolduc (160) earned third place. Max Nygaard (133) and Adrian Young (172) both earned fourth place medals, Darin Hippe (139) earned fifth place and John Kobberman (285) earned sixth place.  The Braves earned 128.5 points for fifth place at their tournament.  Gavin Olson (114), Darin Hippe (139) and John Kobberman (285) earned second place.  Ed Wah (107), Max Nygaard (127) and Adrian Youong (172) earned third place.  Jack Storlien (215) earned fifth place and Tate Kobberman (121) earned sixth place. 

OSAKIS SILVERSTREAKS

The Silverstreaks won a pair of Section 6A duals at the New York Mills “Eagles” triangular. They defeated New York Mills 38-23 and WCA 37-31. Blake Fischer (107), Ashton Pastian (114), Zach Bruder (121), Reggie George (127), Jacob Taplin (145) and Tucker Hagen (152) all went 2-0. The Silverstreaks went 2-2 at the Pierz “Pioneer” Duals, they defeated Section 6A foe BHV/PP 39-28 and AA foe Chisago Lakes 60-12. They were defeated by AA Lean and Mean Pierz 41-29 and AAA Brainerd 48-10. Reggie George (127) and Gaven Cimbura (160) both went 4-0 and Christian Noble (133) went 3-1. The Silverstreaks split duals at the Wadena-Deer Creek “ Wolverines” triangular. They defeated WDC 35-24 and they were defeated by Class A Lean and Mean United North Central 40-18. Blake Fischer (114), Zach Bruder (121), Jacob Taplin (152) and Gaven Cimbura (172) went 2-0.