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

Central Minnesota Mat Rats  Report (30th 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

CLASS AAA

ST. MICHAEL-ALBERTVILLE KNIGHTS

The Knights opened their season with a great team performance, they earned the championship at their Knights invitational. They scored 242.5 points to win the twelve team field of teams event, with thirteen medal winners. They won five championships by: Grant Bergeron (107), Lincoln Robideau (114), Landon Robideau (152), Noah Torgerson (1702 and John Murphy (189). Five earned second place medals: Eli Schultz (107), Brody Bergeron (121), Chase Mills (127), Gavin Jackson (133) and Ian Schultz (139). Evan Becker (285) earned fourth place, Tyson Neauman (145) and Tanner Becker (133) both earned fifth place. The Knights defeated Section rivals Wayzata 48-14. They defeated three rivals at the Hasting “Raiders” Duals. They defeated No. 2AAA rated Hastings 47-17, No. 8AAA ranked Apple Valley 51-15 and AAA Lean and Mean Albert Lea 37-22. Grant Bergeron (107) Lincoln Robideau (114), Ian Schultz (139), Landon Robideau (152/160), Jed Wester (172) and John Murphy (189) all went 3-0 and Chase Mills (127) and Gavin Jackson (133) both went 2-1. 

WILLMAR CARDINALS

The Cardinals opened their season at the twelve team event at the St. Michael-Albertville “Knights” Invitational. The Cardinals earned third place with 116 points and eight medal winners. Cavin Carlson (139) won their lone championship and Sulley Anez (145), Conlan Carlson (152), Cameron Champagne (160) and Daunte Castellano (285) all earned second place medals. Wyatt Cruze (121) earned fourth place, Steven Cruze (189)  earned fifth place and Henry Kallevig (127) took sixth place.

CAMBRIDGE-ISANTI BLUEJACKETS

The Blue Jackets opened their season at the Chisago Lakes “Wildcats” Duals. They defeated Chisago Lakes 571-5 and Foley 37-31. They were defeated by No. 3AAA ranked Mounds View 65-5. Wyatt Wald (114) went 3-0, Gavin Swanson (107), Leo Edblad (121), Keith Hout (152) and Maverick Henderson (160/172) all went 2-1. The Bluejackets defeated a pair of Mississippi 8 Conference foes at the Big Lake “Hornets” triangular. They defeated Big Lake 40-36 and Chisago Lakes 51-24. Wyatt Wald (114/121), Leo Edblad (121/127), Keith Hout (152) and Maverick Henderson (160/1720) al went 2-0. The Bluejackets went 2-2 at the Wolf Pack duals with wins over Park 39-33 and River Falls, Wis. 35-30. They were defeated by AAA Lean and Mean Anoka 44-22 and No. 8AA ranked Zumbrota-Mezeppa 48-19. Wyatt Wald (114), and Leo Edblad (121) went 4-0.  Maverick Henderson (172), Jacob Henderson (189) and Brady Anderson (285) went 3-1. Shawn Henderson (215) went 2-1 and Brock Brown (145) went 2-2.

MOORHEAD SPUDS

The Spuds opened their season at the Bemidji “Lumberjacks” Quadrangular. They defeated two Section 8AAA rivals the St. Cloud Crush 35-30 and Buffalo 57-12. They were defeated by AAA Lean and Mean Bemidji 40-28. Landon Rinke (107) was 3-0, Dane Ellingsberg (114), Dalton Humenick (133) and Bridger Mongeau (145) all went 2-1 and Owen Borud (121) and Griffin Quade (152) both went 2-0. The Spuds had a great team performance, they earned the championship at the Fosston-Bagley “Alfred Olson” Invitational. This was a twelve team field of teams, they earned 191 points with eleven medal winners. Five Spuds earned championship medals: Landon Rinke (107), Dane Ellingsberg (114), Croix Mongeau (121), Dalton Humeniuk (133) and Lee Ellingsberg (160). Owen Borud (121), Ron Addo (189), David Krabbenhoft (215) and Demarco Clay (285) all earned second place medals. Michael Jenkins (127) earned third place and Tru Mahler (107) earned fourth place. The Spuds earned 120 points with five medal winners for sixth place in the eighteen team field of teams at the 52nd Brainerd “Paul Bunyan” Invitational. Lee Ellingsberg (160) and Dalton Humenick (132) both earned second place medals, Dan Ellingsberg (114) earned a third place medal and Michael Jenkins (127) and Jake Erdmann (285) earned fifth place. 

ST. CLOUD CRUSH

The Crush went 2-1 at the Bemidji “Lumberjacks” quadrangular, they defeated Section rivals Bemidji 30-28 and Buffalo 54-22. They were defeated by section foe Moorhead 35-30. Tanner Hugg (160/172), Sam Long (189) and Sutton Kenning (215) all went 3-0. Kendall Booker (121, Jack Hamak (127) and Jordan Dombrowski (145) all went 2-1 and Jaxon Kenning (172) went 2-0. The Crush split their duals at the Staples-Moltey “Cardinals” triangular. They defeated Milaca-Faith Christian 45-24 and they were defeated by Class A Lean and Mean Staples-Motley 40-18. The Crush had four that went 2-0: Jack Hamak (127), Jaxon Kenning (172), Sam Long (189) and Sutton Kenning (215/285).  The Crush were defeated by AAA Stillwater and Lean and Mean AA New London-Spicer 50-15 and 31-30. Jack Hamak (127), Jaxon Kenning (172) and Sam Long (189) all went 2-0. 

BRAINERD WARRIORS

The Warriors opened their season at the Wadena-Deer Creek “Dennis Kaatz” Memorial invitational. they earned second place with 168 points and thirteen that earned medals. Three championship medals were earned by: Cade Ostrowksi (127), Easton Dircks (145) and Shane Carlson (189) and Ethan Kosloski (215) earned second place. Nolan Jukish (127) and Elijah German (152) both earned third place and Crewe Dahlheimer (107) and Luke Lind (152) both earned fourth place. Ben Rodriguez (114), Jackson Berhow (121), Cade Ostrowksi (133), Jackson Loreno (139) and Gabe Jukish  (160) all earned fifth place. The Warriors earned tenth place with 95 points and five medal winners at the 52nd Brainerd “Paul Bunyan” invitational. Shane Carlson (189) earned first place, Jackson Berhow (121) earned a second place medal, Easten Dircks (145) earned third place, Crewe Dahleimer (107) earned fifth place and Noah Jukish (127) took sixth place. 

MONTICELLO MAGIC

The Magic opened their season at the Edina “Hornets” Invitational, they earned fourth place with 97 points and six medal winners. Peyton Ruzicka (121) earned a second place medal and Chris Perez (215) earned third place. Myles Stachowski (107), Vinny Alm (160), Joe Gleason (172) and Cale Holthaus (189) all earned fifth place. The Magic was defeated by a pair of foes at the HLWW “Lakers” Duals. They were defeated by HLWW 42-24 and Class A No. 6 Holdingford 48-19. 

ROGERS ROYALS

The Royals opened up their season with a Northeast Suburban conference dual, they dropped 40-28 to Andover. The Royals host a quadrangular, where they went 2-1, with win over Zimmerman 50-24 and St. Margaret-Benidle 56-18. they were defeated by Rockford 34-33. The Royals had five that went 3-0: Zach Kellogg, Grady Weinbrenner, Navarro Kurnwolf and Brock Cassidy. Caleb Whitlock, Adam Villante and Jose Carlson all went 2-1. The Royals earned fifth place at the Osseo “Ken Droegemueller” Invitational with 90 points with nine place winners in this twelve team field of teams. Breck Cassidy (160) and Jase Carlson (172) both earned third place medals, Caleb Whitlod (121), Grady Weinbrenner (127), Mason Lund (133) and Steven Daiker (215) all earned fourth place medals. Nolan Lund (107), Zach Kellogg (114) and Navarro Kornwolf (139) all earned fifth place. The Royals went 1-2 at their “Royals” quadrangular. They defeated St. Margaret-Benilde 56-18. They were defeated by Zimmerman 50-24 and Rockford 34-33. Zach Kellogg, Breck Cassidy, Grady Weinbrenner, Mason Lund and Navarro Kunwolf all went 3-0. Caleb Whitlock, Adam Vollante and Jose Carlson all went 2-1. 

SARTELL-ST. STEPHEN SABRES

The Sabres opened their season at the Big Lake “Hornets” Invitational. They earned sixth place with 98 points and nine medal winners. Peyton Allen (215) earned the championship and Jordan Gulden (285) earned second place. Jeremiah Miller (145) earned third place, Jack Pesta (127) and Michael Hamak (114) both earned fourth place. Jayce Gruber (107) and Aiden Halvorson (152) both earned fifth place and Tyler Plumski (121) and Tyler Freese (160) both earned sixth place. The Sabres split their home duals, they defeated Central Lakes Conference rivals Fergus Falls 45-18 and they were defeated by Alexandria 49-24. Jayce Gruber (107), Chloe Wehry (114), Aiden Halvorson (152) and Payton Allen (215) all went 2-0. The Sabres earend a pair of medals at the Brainerd “Paul Bunyan” invitational. Peyton Allen (215) earned fifht place an dJordan gulden (285) earned sixth place.

BUFFALO BISON 

The Bison opened their season at the Bemidji “Lumberjacks” quadrangular. they were defeated by Bemidji 40-28, St. Cloud Crush 54-22 and Moorhead 57-12. Gabe Roehl (114) went 3-0 and Aiden Herbst (160), Jacobee Scherber (172) and Ryan Barbatz  (285) all went 2-1. The Bison earned 59 points for ninth place at the STMA “Knights” Invitational. Gabe Roehl (114) earned second place, Ryan Babatz (285) earned third place and Jacobee Scherber (172) earned fifth place. The Bison split duals at their home triangular. They defeated Minnetonka 42-24 and they were defeated by Eden Valle-Watkins 48-24. 

CLASS AA

BECKER BULLDOGS

The Bulldogs opened their season with a couple of big wins in the North Branch “Vikings” triangular. They collected two Mississippi 8 Conference wins over North Branch 72-5 and Monticello 63-9. Boston Kuschel (107/114), Bennett Kujawa (114/121), Nolan Jurek (127) Tyler Hall (133), Brayden Boots (139), Kaden Nicolas (145, Drew May (152), Jake Rosenow (160) and Owen Angell (172/189) all went 2-0. The Bulldogs had a very good tournament performance with 150.5 points fro earn first place and seven medals in this field of eighteen teams in the 52nd Brainerd “Paul Bunyan” Invitational. Boston Kuschel (107), Bennett Kujawa (114) and Owen Angell (172) all earned championship medals. Kaden Nicolas (145) and Drew May (152) both earned third place medals. Special Note: Drew earned his 100th Career Win and Jacob Williams (107) earned fourth place. 

DAWSON-BOYD/LQPVMONTEVIDEO UNITED

The United opened their season with their United Quadrangular, with three big wins over Section rivals. They defeated No. 9AA ranked Marshall 35-28, MAHACA 68-4 and Quad City 65-6. Eli Olson, Tygan Long, Grayson Olson, Ben Gunlogson, Kameron Sather, Dan Gunlogson and Brady Rhode all went 3-0. Gavin Mortenson, Gabe Leary and Parker Bothun went 2-1. The United defeated three rivals at the Minnewaska Area “Lakers” quadrangular. They defeated AA Minnewaska Area 56-18, No. 2A ranked Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa 39-28 and Border West 69-6. Eli Olson (107), Grayson Olson (127), Ben Gunlagson (133), Holland Schacherer (139), Dan Gunlogson (152) and Brad Rhode (285) all went 3-0. Gavin Mortenson (114), Tygan Long (121), Noah Meyer (189) and Zach DeBeer (215) all went 2-1. The United had a very good team performance to earn the championship at the WCA “Grant County” Invitational. The United earned thirteen medals for 246 points. Eli Olson (107), Gavin Mortenson (114), Ben Gunlogson (133), Kameron Sather (145), Dan Gunlogson (152) and Brady Rhode (285) all earned championships. Tygan Long (121), Grayson Olson (127) and Parker Bothun (215) all earned second place medals. Holland Schacherer (139) earned third place, Bryan Rhode (160), Zach DeBeer (215) and Noah Meyer (189) all earned fourth place medals. Special Notes: Ben Gunglogson (133) Won his 75th match and the 50th Fall. Dan Gunlogson (152) Won his 150th match. Dan DeBeer (215) won his 60th match and Brady Rhode (285) won his 60th match.  

WATERTOWN-MAYER ROYALS

The Royals opened their season with a big dual win over Maple River/USC 44-21. They had a good team performance with 129.5 points to earn second place at the Glencoe “Don Hall” Invitational with nine medal winners including five that earned championship medals. Sully Marx (107), Joel Friederichs (114), Titan Friederichs (121), Kaleb Mead (127) and Bryce Burkett (189). Jack Entinger (160) earned third place, Eli Hamberger (113) and Parker Jackson (145) both earned fourth place and Isaiah Mead (139) earned fifth place. The Royals split duals at the Waconia duals, they defeated Willmar 39-32 and they lost to AAA Lean and Mean Waconia 33-22. The Royals had a good tournament performance with 179.5 points and nine medal winners to earn second place at the Delano “Tigers” Invitational. Sully Marx (107), Joel Friederichs (114), Titan Friederichs (121), Kaleb Mead (127) and Bryce Burkett (172) all earned championship medals. Parker Jackson (145) earned second place, Karson Tuffe (139) earned third place and Jack Entinger (152) earned fourth place. 

PEQUOT LAKES/PINE RIVVER BACKUS ROAD CREW

The Road Crew opened their season with a good team performance at the Wadena-Deer Creek “Dennis Kaatz” Memorial Invitational with 153.5 points in this eight team field of teams. The Road Crew earned ten medals including one championship by Parker Zutter (133) and second place medals were earned by: Trevor Holmberg (127), Brady Ruhl (152) and Chance Abraham (160). Sean Fritzpatrick (139) and Kamrin Hulke (215) both earned third place medals. Bryce Mick (114), Earl Stockman (172) and Eli Abraham (189) all earned fourth place. Special Note” Chance Abraham (160) Won his 100th Career Match. The Road Crew defeated WHAN 36-27, they went 7-6 in matches. The Mustangs defeated three foes at the Ogilvie “Lions” quadrangular. they defeated No. 11 ranked Mora 45-18, Rush City-Braham 45-21 and Ogilvie 48-24. 

MORA MUSTANGS

The Mustangs opened their season at the Melrose “Defenders” Invitational, they earned fifth place in this thirteen team field of teams. They earned 145.5 points with seven medal winners. Mason Nelson (133) and Cooper Sjodin (139) both earned championship medals. Nathan Nelson (145), Brock Folkema (152) and Jared Yates (189) all earned second place medals, Brock Peterson (215) earned third place and Curtis Maegi (285) took sixth place. The Mustangs went 1-2 at the Ogilvie “Lions” quadrangular. They defeated Rush City/Braham 39-36. They were defeated by No, 10AA ranked Pequot Lakers/Pine River-Backus 45-18 and by Ogilvie 45-30. 

NEW LONDON-SPICER WILDCATS

The Wildcats opened their season with a big win of AA Lean and Mean Hutchinson 32-22. The Wildcats split their duals at the St. Cloud “Crush” triangular, they defeated the Crush 31-30 and they were defeated by No. 4AAA ranked Stillwater 33-22. Jeremiah Nelson (133), Isaiah Nelson (139), Holton Hanson (145) and Marshal Johnson (285) all went 2-0. Special Note: Isaiah Nelson (139) Won His 100th Career Match .

ROCORI SPARTANS (Lean and Mean AA) 

The Spartans had a good team performance, they earned second place at the Osseo “Droegemueller” Invitational twelve team event with 161 points. They finished behind Totino-Grace the No. 4AA ranked team. They earned nine medals including four championships by: Davey Maldonado (114), Mason Moscho (127), Jack Major (152) and Evan Moscho (160). Christian Rodriguez (125) earned second place, Kameron Moscho (127) and Nathan Soldner (189) both earned third place medals, Beau Lindell (139) earned fourth place and Zander Bitker (172) earned fifth place. The Spartan went 2-1 at the Albany “Huskies” quadrangular; they defeated Section 6AA foe Howard Lake/Waverly/Winsted 48-19 and Albany 59-9. They were defeated by former Central Lakes Conference rivals Little Falls 33-29. Jack Major (152), Evan Moscho (160), Nathan Soldner (172), Mason Orth (189) and Grady Minnerath (285) all went 3-0. The Spartans went 2-1 at the Orono “Spartans” duals; they defeated Orono 63-12 and a section 6AA foe Delano 52-12. They were defeated by New Prague 37-21. 

ANNANDALE/MAPLE LAKE LIGHTNING

The Lightning opened their season with a big win over their Section 6AA rivals the Princeton Tigers 40-27. The Lightning defeated a pair of Section 6AA rivals at their Lightning triangular. They defeated Foley 33-28 and Big Lake 34-27. Porter Pribyl (114), Cassen Brumm (121), Shay McClory (145/152), Cole LaFave (152/160) and Nathan Klatt (215) all went 2-0. The Lightning defeated a pair of Section 6AA rivals at their home triangular. They defeated Foley 33-28 and Big Lake 34-27. Porter Pribyl (114), Cassen Brumm(121), Shay McClory (145/152), Cole LaFave (152/160) and Nathan Klatt (215) all went 2-0. 

LITTLE FALLS FLYERS (Lean and Mean AA) 

The Flyers had a very good team performance with 178.5 points to earn the championship in the twelve team field of teams at the Edina “Hornets” Invitational. The Flyers defeated section 7AA foe and Class AA Lean an Mean Grand Rapids, as they took second place. The Flyers earned fifteen medals, including four championships by: Cayden Neisen (121), Joey Wilczek (139), Beau Robinson (160) and Ivan Petrich (215). They had six that earned second place medals, Lucas Schief (114), Hayden Ramsdell (127), Mason Rausch (133), Noah Cameron (145), Kobi Cameron (152) and Hank LeClair (189). The Flyers won a pair of duals at the Albany “Husky” triangular, with a big conference win over Albany 64-8 and former Central Lakes Conference rivals Rocori 33-29. Seth Ramsdell (107), Cayden Nelson (121), Mason Rausch (133), Joey Wilczek (139), Noah Cameron (145) and Ivan Petrich (215) all went 2-0. The Flyers had a good tournament performance with 142.5 points and six medal winners to earn second place at the 52nd Brainerd “Paul Bunyan” Invitational a field of eighteen teams. Cayden Neisen (121) and Ivan Petrich (215) both earned championships, Beau Robinson (160) and Hank LeClair (189) both earned third place medals and Hayden Ramsdell (127) and Noah Cameron (145) both earned fifth place. 

PIERZ PIONEERS

The Pioneer opened their season with a huge team performance, they won the championship at the Big Lake “Hornets” Invitational with thirteen place winners for 207 points. They finished ahead of Class A Lean and Mean Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg by twenty-five points. The Pioneers earned two championships by Chase Becker (152) and Brayden Melby (160). Kyle Stangl (114), Link Toops (127), Cash Fussy (139) and Liam Hennessy (145) all earned second place medals. Jayden Zajac (172) and Wyatt Dingmann (215) both earn third place medals, Carter Young (133) earned fourth place, Jack Byker (285) and Gauge Johnson (121) both earn fifth place and Brecken Gruber (107) and Brad Tanner (189) both took sixth place. The Pioneers defeated a pair of Section 7AA rivals at their “Pioneers” triangular. They defeated Milaca-Faith Chrisitian 58-12 and Rush City/Braham 50-15. Kyle Stangl (114), Link Toops (127), Carter Young (133), Liam Hennessey (145), Chase Becker (152) and Jayden Zajac (172) all went 2-0 at the triangular. The Pioneers earned 103.5 points with seven place winners at the eighteen team field of teams at the 52nd Brainerd “Paul Bunyan” Invitational. Kyle Stangl (114) and Chase Becker (152) both earned second place medals. Jayden Zajac (172) earned fourth place, Caleb Koch (189) earned place and Wyatt Dingmann (215), Carter Young (133) and Liam Hennessy (145) all took sixth place. 

FOLEY FALCONS

The Falcons opened their season at the at the Chisago Lakes “Wildcats” duals. They defeated the No. 7A ranked Kenyon-Wanamingo 29-25. They were defeated by AAA Cambridge-Isanti 37-31 and Mounds View 52-10.  They had five that went 2-0: Cyler Ruhoff (127), Wyatt Wall (133), Tyler Wilhelmi (139), Noah Brunn (145) and Alex Jennissen (172). The Falcons split their duals at the ANML triangular, they defeated Section 6AA rival Big Lake 42-25 and were defeated by Section 6AA rivals Annandale/Maple Lake 33-28. Cyler Ruhoff (127/133), William Gutormson (160) and Alex Jennissen (172) all went 2-0 at the triangular. The Falcons got 127.5 points with seven medal winners to earn fifth place in this eighteen field of teams at the 52nd Brainerd “Paul Bunyan” Invitational. Cyler Ruhoff (127) won their lone championship and Alex Jennissen (172), Keagon Frisbie (189) and Josiah Peterson (215) all earned second place medals. William Gutormson (160) earned fifth place and Tyler Wilhelmi (138) and Jacob Desmarais (121) both took sixth place. 

BIG LAKE HORNETS

The Hornets opened their season as they hosted their Big Lake “Hornets” Invitational. They had a good team performance, as they earned third place with 173.5 points in a seven team field of teams. They earned twelve medals, including one championship by Dallas Sibbet (139) and Kale Westgaard (107), Zach Smith (152), Jack Christiansen (160), CJ Mikey (172) and Carson Gellerman (189) all earned second place medals. Cash Stortz (133) and Trajan Mussehl (285) both earned third place medals and Alex Omann (121) and Gauge Hoffman (172) both earned fourth place medals. Liam Meyer (189) and Mason Krenz (215) both earned fifth place. The Hornets were defeated by a pair of Section 6AA rivals at the AN/ML “Lightning” triangular. AN/ML 34-27 and Foley 42-25. Kale Westgaard (107), Cash Stortz (133/139) and Carson Gellerman (189) all went 2-0. The Hornets split their duals at the home triangular; they defeated conference rivals Chisago Lakes 57-16 and they were defeated by AAA conference rival Cambridge-Isanti 40-36. Kale Westgaard (107/114), Cash Stortz (133), Dallas Sibbert (145), Charles Mikey (172) and Carson Gellerman (189) all went 2-0. The Hornets earned 110.5 points with five medal winners at the Maple Grove invitational to earn third place. Kale Westgaard (107), Cash Stortz (133) and Carson Gellerman (189) all earned championships. Charles Mikey (172) earned fourth place and Trajan Mussehl (285) earned fifth place. 

MINNEWASKA AREA LAKERS

The Lakers opened their season at the Big Lake “Hornets” Invitational, where they earned fifth place with 106 points in this field of seven teams. They earned eight medals including one championship by Miles Wildman (127) and Chase Smith (133) earned second place. Landon Schiffler (107) earned third place, Isaiah Rosario (139) and Nathan Dell (152) both earned fourth place. Jude Bailey (133), Brayden Scharumer (160) and Myles Reichmann (189) all earned fifth place. The Lakers earned fifth place with 106 points and seven medal winners at the Big Lake “Hornets” Invitational. Miles Wildman (127) earned the championship, Chase Smith (133) earned a second place medal. Isaiah Rosario (139) and Nathan Dell (152) both earned four place and Brayden Schmarer  (160) and Myles Reichmann (189) both earned fifth place.  

CLASS A 

BELGRADE-BROOTEN-ELROSA JAGUARS (No. 2A)

The Jaguars earned second place with 204.5 points at Melrose “Defender” Invitational with eight medals winners, including six that earned championship medals. They were edged out by Section and Conference rivals No. 10A ranked Paynesville. The Jaguars had an impressive six championships by Ryan Jensen (145), Brett DeRoo (152), Ethan Mueller (160), Maximus Hanson (189), Carson Gilbert (215) and Harley Weber (285). Noah Welte (114) earned second place and Hunter Laage (189) earned fourth place. 

The Jaguars defeated Border West 46-12 and they were defeated by the No. 3AA ranked Dawson-Boyd United 38-28. Noah Welte (114), Ryan Jensen (145), Brett DeRoo (160) and Max Hanson (189) all went 2-0. The Jaguars earned second place with 176.5 points and twelve medal at the Grant County “Knights” Invitational in this field of ten teams. The Jaguars earned three championship medals by Ryan Jensen (139), Maximus Hanson (172) and Carson Gilbert (215). Brett DeRoo (152), Ethan Mueller (160) and Hunter Laage (189) all earned second place medals. Noah Welte (114) and Tanner Viessman (152) both earned third place medals. Aiden Mueller (121) and Harley Weber (285) both earned fourth place and Dylan Koob (127) and Andrew Spanier (145) both took sixth place. 

WEST CENTRAL AREA/ASHBY/BRANDON-EVANSVILLE KNIGHTS

The Knights opened their season as they hosted a pair of Section 6A teams, they defeated both Ottertail Central 69-6 and Pelican Rapids 48-21. They have seven that went 2-0 in the triangular: Tucker McGee (127), Owen Gruchow (133), Adam Lohse (152), Soloman Wales (160), Ezekiel Sieckert (172), Jeremy Blascyk (189) and Will Rustan (285). The Knights spit their duals at the home triangular, they defeated Sauk Centre/Melrose 69-6 and they were defeated by No. 12AA Dilworth-Glendon-Felton 42-24. Nathan Brethorst (114), Evan Dingwall (121/127), Owen Gruchow (133/127) Ezekiel Sieckert (172) and Will Rustan (285) all went 2-0. The Knights earned third at the Grant County Invitational with 147 points and twelve medal winners. Solomon Wales (160) earned their lone championship and Owen Gruchow (133) and Will Rustan (285) both earned second place medals. Ezekiel Sieckert (172) and Jeremy Blascyk (189) both earned third place medals. Koby Peters (145) earned fourth place, Evan Dingwall (121), Tucker McGee (127), Carter Lohse (139) and Gavin Flint (189) all earned fifth place and Brody Brunkow (114) took sixth place. 

HOLDINGFORD HUSKERS

The Huskers defeated a pair of Class A rivals, Conference foe Kimball Area 57-6 and Osakis 43-23. Wyatt Pilarski (139), William Pilarski (152) Luke Bieniek (160), Drew Lange (172), Kolton Harren (189) and Jaxon Bartkowicz (215) all went 2-0. 

The Huskers defeated defeated Class AA Albany 56-11 and Monticello 48-19. They were defeated by Class A lean and mean Goodhue 29-26 with four starters not in the lineup. Wyatt Pilarski (127), Wyatt Novitzki (133), Luke Bieniek (160) and Drew Lange (172) all went 3-0. Casey Knettel (114), William Pilarski (152) and Jaxon Bartkowicz (215) all went 2-1. 

ROYALTON-UPSALA ROYALS

The Royals opened their season at the Coon Rapids “Bob Board” thirteen team invitational. They earned 134.5 points to take fifth place in this large field of teams with the No. 2AAA ranked Hastings earning the championship. The Royals earned six medals, including two championships by: Sawyer Simmons (152) and Brandon Mugg (285). Nick Leibold (172) earned second place, Kaden Holm (215) earned third place, Lane Olson (139) earned fourth place and John Bzdok (133) earned fifth place. The Royals earned seventh place in the field of eighteen teams at the 52ND Annual Brainers “Paul Bunyan” Invitational with 118 pts with seven medal winners. John Bzdok (133) and Brandon Mugg (285) both earned third place and Jake Leners (189), Kaden Holm (215)  and Sawyer Simmons (152) all earned fourth place and Marcus Hayes (114) earned fifth place. 

PAYNESVILLE AREA BULLDOGS (No. 10A)

The Bulldogs opened their season with an awesome team performance with 206 points to win the thirteen field of teams at the Melrose “Defender” Invitational with thirteen medal winners. They edged out the No. 2A ranked section rivals Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa. The Bulldogs earned a pair of championships by Roman Roberg (114) and Mason McNab (127). Mason Hanson (139) earned a second place medal and Seth Vearrier (189) and Jamison Meagher (107) both earned third place medals. Devon Schmidt (121), Preston Welling (145) and Grant Wendlandt (172) all earned fourth place medals. Brayden Kierstead (1330, Jose Anaya (152) Brandon Hess (160) and Kevin Raya Botello (285) all earned fifth place medals and Carson Suchy (114) earned sixth place. The Bulldogs defeated a pair of Class A Quad County 57-12 and Ortonville 57-12. They were defeated by Section 5A and Class A Lean and Mean Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg 35-34 on criteria. The Bulldogs were without two of starting wrestlers. Roman Roberg (114), Mason McNab (127), Mason Hansen (139) and Grant Wendlandt (172) all went 3-0. Brandon Hess (160) and Seth Vearrier (189) both went 2-1 and Jose Anaya (152), Jamison Meagher (107), Carson Suchy (121) and Isaac Mergen (133) all went 2-1. The Bulldogs were defeated by a pair of Class AA teams at the Howard Lake/Waverly/Winsted “Laker” Duals. They wee defeated by HLWW 36-30 and DGF 38-27. Jamison Meagher (107) Roman Roberg (114) and Mason Hansen (139) all went 2-0. 

LONG PRAIRIE-BROWERVILLE WOLVES

They opened their season with an awesome performance with 181 points and ten medal winners. They earned the championship at the BW Storm “Dan Unruh” Invitational a twelve team field of teams. The Wolves earned two championship medals by Mason Bruder (172) and Alex Line (215) and Brodie Pachan (107), Hunter Katterhagen (114) and Drew Sudbeck (152) all earned second place medals. Tucker Zigan (160) earned third place, Evan Flan (127) earned fourth place, Nathan Brown (152) and Logan Thom (133) both earned fifth place and Grady Tomford (285) took sixth place. The Wolves split their duals at the home triangular, they defeated West Fargo 42-24 and they were defeated by No. 9A ranked Frazee 32-30. 

STAPLES-MOTLEY CARDINALS

The Cardinals opened their season with a pair of wins at the home triangular, they defeated AAA St. Cloud Crush 40-18 and AA Milaca-Faith Christian 62-4. The Cardinals had seven that went 2-0: Gage Bjerga (107), Caden Kramer (114), Eli Greenwaldt (121), Jack Carlson (133), Turner Beachy (139), Colbe Tappe (152) and Blake Neelan (160). 

The Cardinals had an awesome team performance at the Wadena-Deer Creek “Dennis Kaatz” Memorial Invitational with 226 points and fifteen medals winners to earn the championship. The Cardinals earned five championship medals: Gage Bjerga (107), Caden Kramer (114), Eli Greenwaldt (121), Turner Beachy (139) and Colbe Tappe (152). Garrett Bjerga (107), Riley Reese (145),, Luke Bjerga (189) and Steven Petrich (285) all earned second place medals. Zach Tabatt (172) earned third place, Jack Carlson (133), Blake Neelan (160) and Jacob Becker (215) all earned fourth place and Cooper Tappe (127) and Adrian Gomez (285) both earned fifth place. The Cardinals had a great team performance to earn the Grand Forks “Sertoma” Duals as they defeated Breckenridge/Wapeton 63-9, Fargo Davies 49-18, Perham 42-18 and for the championship Bismarck Century 57-16. Eli Greenwaldt (121/127, Colbe Tappe (152/160) and Steven Petrich (285) all went 4-0, Caden Kimber (114), Jack Carlson (132), Turner Beachy (139) Blake Neelan (152/160), Owner Winter (172) and Luke Bjerga (189) all went 3-1. 

BERTHA-HEWITT/VERNDALE/PP RAIDERS

The Raiders opened their season at the Wadena-Deer Creek “Dennis Kaatz” Memorial Invitational. They earned 133.5 points with seven medal winners to earned fifth place. 

David Revering (160) earned their lone championship medal and Hudson Truax (114), Evan Jares (139) and Cayden Kimber (172) all earned second place medals. Isaac Grabow (121) and Braden Shamp (285) both earned third place and Justin Olson (145) earned fourth place. The Raiders split their duals at their home triangular with a pair of Park Conference rivals, they defeated Ottertail Central 52-21 and lost to United North Central 45-25. Mason Hoffman (107), Isaac Grabow (121), Justin Olson (139), Evan Jares (145) and David Revering (172) all went 2-0. The Raiders went 4-1 at the Grand Forks “Sertoma” Duals. They defeated Grand Forks Central 55-15, Stewartville 37-27, Perham 35-28 and Thief River Falls 39-33. Evan Jares (139/145) went 5-0, David Revering (160/172) went 4-0, Mason Hoffman (107), Hudson Truax (114), Isaac Grabow (121), Orran Hart (127/133) and Braden Shamp (285) all went 4-1 and Cayden Kimber (189) went 3-2. 

KERKHOVEN-MURDOCK-SUNBURG FIGHTING SAINTS

The Fighting Saints opened their season at the Big Lake “Hornets” Invitational with a good team performance. They earned 183 points and they had twelve medal winners to earned second place. Trey Gunderson (133), Taytan Nielsen (145) and Jett Olson (172) all earned championship medals. Colton Noble (121) and Collin Johnson (215) both earned second place medals and Cole Froelich (127), Shane Froelich (139) and Aaron Jones (189) all earned third place medals. Brody VanHeuveln (107), Oswald Moreno (114), Zach VanHeuveln (1450 and Owen Kidrowski (285) all earned fourth place medals. The Fighting Saints defeated three rivals at their home quadrangular, they defeated No. 10A ranked Paynesville 35-34, Quad County 61-6 and Ortonville 63-12. Colton Noble (121/127), Trey Gunderson (133), Taytan Nielsen (145), Jett Olson (172), Aaron Jones (189) and Owen Kidrowski (285) all went 3-0. Colin Peters (107), Oswald Moreno (114), Shane Froelich (139) and Colin Johnson (215) all went 2-1. 

AITKIN GOBBLERS

The Gobblers opened their season with a win over AA Hibbing 51-21. The Gobblers earned sixth place with 90 points and five medal winners at the Jackson County Central Invitational. Kenny Erickson (152) earned their lone championship, Nathan Trotter (145) and Walker Jones (172) both earn third place medals. Weston Kyllonen (107) earned fourth place and Noah Roettger (133) earned fifth place. 

ATWATER-COSMOS-GROVE CITY FALCONS

The Falcons went 2-1 in duals at the BOLD quadrangular, they defeated Section 5A foe BOLD 54-24 and Wabasso 48-24. They were defeated by AA MAHACA 51-18. Edwyn Gonzalez (139), Brady Straumann (160), Ethan Whitcomb (172), and Isaiah Renne (215) all went 3-0. Nolan Bierwerth (107), Talon Ninow (127), Braxton Kragenbring (133) and Charlie Jones (285) all went 2-1 and Tucker Johnson (114) and Graydn Grahn (121) all went 2-0. The Falcons defeated three rivals at the Bold “Warriors” quadrangular. They defeated BOLD 54-24, Wabasso 48-24 and Morris Area 51-18. Edwyn Gonzales (139), Brady Straumann (160), Ethan Whitcomb (172) and Isaiah Renne (215) all went 3-0.  Nolan Biewerth (107), Talon Ninow (127), Braxton Krangbring (133) and Charlie Jones (285) all went 2-1 and Tucker Johnson (114) and Gradyn Grahn (121) both went 2-0. The Falcons defeated a pair of foes at the Sibley East “Wolverines” triangular, Sibley East 48-21 and Minneapolis North 43-17. Tucker Johnson (107), Nolan Bierwerth (114), Logan Holien (127), Brady Straumann (160), Ethan Whitcomb (172) and Isaiah Renne (215) all went 2-0. 

UNITED NORTH CENTRAL WARRIORS

The Warriors opened their season at the Park Rapids “Panthers” triangular. They defeated Park Rapids 57-18 and Blackduck/Cass Lake-Bena 63-9. The Warriors had eight the went 2-0. Sam Roiko (107), Carter Arendt (114), Fynn Bakke (127-121), Aaron Lake (133), Zach Hendrickson (139), Fordyce Johnson (152), Eli Roiko (215) and Ryan Peterson (289). The Warriors earned six place with 102.5 points and eight medal winners at the Wadena-Deer Creek “Dennis Kaatz” Memorial Invitational. Eli Roiko (215) and Kevin Dailey (285) both earned championship medals. Aaron Lake (133) earned second place, Fynn Bakke (114) earned third place. Ryan Peterson (285) and Zach Hendrickson (139) both earned fourth place and Carter Arendt (107) and Riley Livingston (172) both earned fifth place. The Warriors defeated a pair of Park Region Conference rivals at the BHV/PP “Raiders triangular. They defeated BHV/PP 45-25 and Ottertail Central 60-12. Carter Ahrendt (114), Cooper Rife (127), Aaron Lake (133), Zach Davidson (152), Cooper Hasbargen (189) and Eli Roiko (215) all went 2-0. The Warriors earned seven medals and 87.5 points to earn fifth place at the ten team field of teams at the WCA “Grant County” Invitational. Cooper Rife (114) earned second place, Carter Ahrendt (107), Aaron Lake (133) and Eli Roiko (215) all earned third place medals. Zach Davidson (152) and Ryan Peterson (285) both earned fifth place and Kevin Dailey (285) took sixth place. 

OSAKIS SILVERSTREAKS

The Silverstreaks opened their season at the Melrose “Defender” Invitational a field of thirteen teams. They earned fourth place with 149.5 points and eight medal winners. Blake Fischer (107) earned second place, Ashton Pastian (114), Christian Nathe (127), Reggie George (133), Jacob Taplin (145) and Gaven Cimbura (172) all earned third place medals. Conner Koep (215) earned fifth place and Tucker Hagen (152) took sixth place. The Silverstreaks split their duals at the Holdingford “Husker” triangular. They defeated Kimball Area 54-22 and they lost to Holdingford 43-23. Jacob Taplin (145), Blake Fischer (107), Ashton Pastian (114) and Reggie George (127) all went 2-0.