PREP WRESTLING ROUNDUP: United claims third at Riot

REDWOOD FALLS – Sibley East had four weight class champions en route to winning the fourth annual Redwood River Riot on Saturday at Redwood Valley High School.

Tanner Pasvogel (113), Jason Meyer (123), Austin Brockhoff (138) and Nathan Rose (220) claimed titles for the Wolverines.

United South Central came away with three champions, including Dylan Herman (145), Derek Herman (152) and Colten Carlson (182).

Other weight class champions were Rylee Moltier (106), of Sartell-Saint Stephen; Spencer Jenniges (120), of Wabasso/Red Rock Central; Anthony Luft (126), of Worthington; Aaron Trio (160), of Maple River; Zach Carlson (170), of Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg; Carson Hagen (195), of Worthington; and Alex Schroepfer (285), of Wabasso/Red Rock Central.

Seven area teams – Marshall/Lakeview, Canby, Dawson-Boyd/Lac Qui Parle Valley/Montevideo United, Fulda/Murray County Central, Quad County, Tracy-Milroy-Balaton/Westbrook-Walnut Grove, Wabasso/Red Rock Central – competed in the tournament.

United, which placed third in the team standings with 142 points, had the most placers (10) among area squads. Keith Abraham finished third at 160; Peyton Mortenson ended up fourth at 106; Joe Weeding (170), Anthony Quigley (182) and Jake Lehmann (285) all placed fifth; Jordan Bothun (126) and Spencer Sulflow (132) both were sixth; and Logan Knoshal (138), Mason Kwilinski (152) and Cole Bungarden (220) all claimed eighth.

Canby edged Wabasso/Red Rock Central 127-126 for sixth place. The Lancers had six placers, including Christian Full (runner-up at 182), Wyatt Johansen (fourth at 113), Quentin Beiningen (fifth at 126), Jack Citrowske (fifth at 145), Cole Regnier (fifth at 195) and Konnor King (seventh at 120).

With champions in Jenniges and Schroepfer, the Bobcats had seven wrestlers place in the tournament. Other Wabasso/Red Rock Central finishers were Jordan Schroepfer (third at 170), T.J. Fulton (sixth at 138), Mitchell Fulton (seventh at 126), Jared Welch (seventh at 195) and Nick Altermatt (eighth at 132).

Quad County scored 64 points to end up 16th overall. The Sting had four placers, including Colten Specht (third at 126), Kirby Winson (sixth at 145), Dylan Johnson (seventh at 152) and Hayden Johnson (seventh at 170).

Marshall/Lakeview produced 40 points to capture 23rd overall. The Tigers placed three wrestlers with Toby Semler (fifth at 113), Nick Erbes (fifth at 120) and Ramzi Gregoire (seventh at 145).

Ben Blanchette, the runner-up at 126, was the only wrestler who placed for Fulda/Murray County Central. Logan Axford, fourth at 132, was the only grappler who placed for Tracy-Milroy-Balaton/Westbrook-Walnut Grove.


Saturday’s Results

At Redwood Valley High School

TEAM STANDINGS: 1. Sibley East 154; 2. Maple River 148; 3. Dawson-Boyd/Lac Qui Parle/Montevideo United 142; 4. Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg 133; 5. Worthington 129; 6. Canby 127; 7. Wabasso/Red Rock Central 126; 8. New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva 114; 9. Alexandria 113; 10. Tri-City United 107; 11. United South Central 107; 12. Rocori 104; 13. Sartell-Saint Stephen 100; 14. Fairmont/Martin County West 71; 15. Buffalo 66; 16. Quad County 64; 17. Litchfield 57; 18. Madelia/Truman/Martin Luther 51; 19. Saint James Area 48; 20. Redwood Valley/Cedar Mountain 45; 21. LeSueur-Henderson 43; 22. River Valley 42; 23. Marshall/Lakeview 40; 24. Fulda/Murray County Central 37; 25. Mankato West 33; 26. Tracy-Milroy-Balaton/Westbrook-Walnut Grove 27; 27. Minneapolis South 22; 28. Saint Paul Johnson 16; 29. Saint Paul Humboldt 0.

Championship Matches

106: Rylee Moltior (S-SS) major decision Hser Eh Pwae (W), 13-5. 113: Tanner Pasvogel (SE) decision Adam Kunz (R), 10-2. 120: Spencer Jenniges (W/RRC) decision Austin Anderly (LS-H), 8-6, OT. 126: Anthony Luft (W) pin Ben Blanchette (F/MCC), 3:17. 132: Jason Meyer (SE) decision Tyler Jones (L), 5-3. 138: Austin Brockhoff (SE) decision Jordan Engler (KMS), 9-4. 145: Dylan Herman (USC) pin Nick Warne (R), 3:40. 152: Derek Herman (USC) decision Joe Weber (F/MCW), 2-1. 160: Aaron Trio (MR) pin Zach Kempena (W), 1:05. 170: Zach Carlson (KMS) decision Josh Selly (TCU), 7-3. 182: Colten Carlson (USC) decision Christian Full (C), 8-2. 195: Carson Hagen (W) decision Justin Cumberbatch (A), 3-2, OT. 220: Nathan Rose (SE) decision Adam Treptau (B), 4-0. 285: Alex Schroepfer (W/RCC) pin Tyler Hoffman (R), 1:10.

Third-Place Matches

106: Ben Bogart (A) decision Peyton Mortenson (U), 4-1. 113: Dillon Kubiatowicz (NRHEG) pin Wyatt Johansen (C), 1:49. 120: Jake Fernholz (S-SS) decision Trey Wigand (MR), 4-2. 126: Colten Specht (QC) decision Dylan Kriese (A), 5-4. 132: Cody Peters (KMS) decision Logan Axford (TMB/WWG), 7-4. 138: Sam Baier (RV) decision Cody Buermann (R), 6-4, OT. 145: Noah Greenfield (MR) decision Max Arroyo (TCU), 3-2. 152: Mitch Wentzlaff (SE) decision Zach Motschke (S-SS), 7-2. 160: Keith Abraham (U) decision Tyler Logan (NRHEG), 8-2. 170: Jordan Schroepfer (W/RRC) decision Dillon Parpart (NRHEG), 10-6. 182: Seth Klein (R) decision Tim Krueger (RV), 6-4. 195: Casey Decker (MR) decision Jake Denn (M/T/ML), 5-4. 220: Tyler Olson (MR) decision Max Kaping (L), 8-4. 285: Alex Burns (TCU) decision Jake Russell (MW), 3-0.

Fifth-Place Matches

106: Charlie DesMarais (B) pin Mario Garcia (SJA), 4:40. 113: Toby Semler (M/L) decision Lincoln Arndt (MR), 6-2. 120: Nick Erbes (M/L) won by injury default against Cordell Peterson (NRHEG). 126: Quentin Beiningen (C) major decision Jordan Bothun (U), 9-1. 132: Trent Piepenburg (A) pin Spencer Sulflow (U), 1:47. 138: Russell Caldwell (MR) won by injury default against T.J. Fulton (W/RRC). 145: Jack Citrowske (C) decision Kirby Winson (QC), 7-3. 152: Mason Rutt (TCU) decision Dustin Neu (A), 10-3. 160: Jake Wentzlaff (SE) pin Marko Arroyo (TCU), 2:39. 170: Joe Weeding (U) decision Blake Schroeder (W), 5-4. 182: Anthony Quigley (U) decision Josh Whitesell (SJA), 3-1. 195: Cole Regnier (C) pin Keith Maxon (NRHEG), 3:40. 220: Chase Norton (KMS) pin Luis Figueroa (F/MCW), 3:10. 285: Jake Lehmann (U) decision Logan Zaske (RV/CM), 5-2.

Seventh-Place Matches

106: Jared Moore (MR) pin Justin Kopet (TCU), 3:52. 113: Angel Zamarripa (SJA) pin Collin Steuber (F/MCW), 3:44. 120: Konnor King (C) decision Brett Byrne (USC), 1-0. 126: Mitchell Fulton (W/RCC) pin Charlie Dundas (MW), 1:20. 132: Jerimiah Colon (M/T/ML) major decision Nick Altermatt (W/RRC), 13-2. 138: Blake Olhausen (A) decision Logan Knoshal (U), 8-6. 145: Ramzi Gregoire (M/L) pin Brady Goblirsch (RV/CM), 2:59. 152: Dylan Johnson (QC) decision Mason Kwilinski (U), 6-0. 160: Travis Lamecker (KMS) decision Jacob Scherber (B), 10-8. 170: Hyden Johnson (QC) decision Steve Tierney (M/T/ML), 4-2. 182: Karter VanHeuvein (KMS) decision Cody Anderson (RV/CM), 6-2. 195: Jared Welch (W/RRC) pin Israel Rodriguez (KMS), 2:44. 220: Zeke Erickson (NRHEG) pin Cole Bungarden (U), 0:22. 285: Wyatt Fitterer (NRHEG) pin Colton Kinney (KMS), 1:20.

Frazee Quadrangular

FRAZEE – Class A No. 10-ranked Minneota/Lincoln HI dropped two of three duals on Saturday during a quadrangular at Frazee High School.

The Vikings lost 33-21 to unranked Lake Crystal Wellcome Memorial Area and fell in a 41-27 decision against Class A No. 2-ranked Frazee. Minneota/Lincoln Hi defeated unranked Brainerd/Pillager 51-22.

Against the Knights, the Vikings trailed 18-0 after five weight classes. Minneota/Lincoln HI won six of the final nine bouts to make a comeback bid, but fell short in the dual. Bryce Bruner (decision at 138), Alec Engler (decision at 145), Nicholas Esping (decision at 152), Alec Bueltel (decision at 170), Nathan Bueltel (pin at 195) and Trent Esping (decision at 220) all won matches for the Vikings.

Against the Hornets, Minneota Lincoln HI lost the final four bouts – two by pinfall, one by injury default and one by forfeit. The Vikings surrendered a 27-17 lead by allowing Frazee to score the final 24 points. Eric Hauswedell (decision at 106), Landyn Vanoverbeke (forfeit win at 126), Engler (decision at 145), Nicholas Esping (pin at 152), Grant Abraham (pin at 160) and Alec Bueltel (decision at 170) all claimed wins for Minneota/Lincoln HI.

Against the Warriors, the Vikings won nine weight classes, including six with pins. Brock Buysse (decision at 113), VanOverbeke (pin at 126), Kollin Drietz (pin at 132), Bruner (forfeit win at 138), Kael Jacobson (forfeit win at 145), Engler (pin at 152), Nicholas Esping (pin at 160), Abraham (pin at 170) and Nathan Bueltel (pin at 182) all contributed to the Minneota/Lincoln HI victory.


106: Wallace Michels (LCWMA) decision Eric Hauswedell, 2-1. 113: Brandon Laborde (LCWMA) decision Brock Buysse, 1-0. 120: Caleb Davis (LCWMA) decision Brendan Reiss, 4-3. 126: Levi Marsh (LCWMA) decision Landyn VanOverbeke, 4-3. 132: Louie Sanders (LCWMA) pin Kollin Drietz, 1:52. 138: Bryce Bruner (M/LH) decision Devan Haage, 9-3. 145: Alec Engler (M/LH) decision Damon Schmalzereidt, 2-0. 152: Nicholas Esping (M/LH) decision Dylan Keck, 4-2. 160: Dalton Elliot (LCWMA) pin Grant Abraham, 0:18. 170: Alec Bueltel (M/LH) decision Sidney Scott, 5-2. 182: Ari Harnitz (LCWMA) pin Matt Myhre, 3:31. 195: Nathan Bueltel (M/LH) pin Andrew Radke, 4:23. 220: Trent Esping (M/LH) decision Shane Nelson, 5-2. 285: Nick Meixell (LCWMA) decision Jameson Hettling, 7-0.


106: Eric Hauswedell (M/LH) decision Tanner Eischens, 5-2. 113: Tanner Reetz (F) decision Brock Buysse, 2-1. 120: Ethan Byer (F) pin Brendan Reiss, 4:04. 126: Landyn VanOverbeke (M/LH) won by forfeit. 132: Grant Jepson (F) technical fall Kollin Drietz, 15-0. 138: Austin Skillings (F) decision Bryce Bruner, 2-0. 145: Alec Engler (M/LH) decision Hunter Sorenson, 7-1. 152: Nicholas Esping (M/LH) pin Jesse Trusty, 5:15. 160: Grant Abraham (M/LH) pin Nate Starry, 0:51. 170: Alec Bueltel (M/LH) decision Calvin Streeper, 6-0. 182: Kody VanDen Eykel (F) pin Matt Myhre, 0:20. 195: Ryan Brandt (F) pin Nathan Bueltel, 4:48. 220: Brandon DeGroat (F) won by injury default against Trent Esping. 285: Garrett Malstrom (F) won by forfeit.


106: Cole Kubesh (B) decision Eric Hauswedell, 4-2. 113: Brock Buysse (M/LH) decision Drew Breun, 4-3. 120: Andy Schlosser (B) major decision Brendan Reiss, 15-7. 126: Landyn VanOverbeke (M/LH) pin Matt Schubert, 0:36. 132: Kollin Drietz (M/LH) pin Matt Schubert, 3:39. 138: Bryce Bruner (M/LH) won by forfeit. 145: Kael Jacobson (M/LH) won by forfeit. 152: Alec Engler (M/LH) pin Corey Borg, 0:29. 160: Nicholas Esping (M/LH) pin Isaiah Stewart, 3:34. 170: Grant Abraham (M/LH) pin Cole DeRoiser, 1:08. 182: Nathan Bueltel (M/LH) pin C.J. Wohl, 0:56. 195: Chris Laber (B) pin Alexander Hencke, 3:55. 220: Sam Adams (B) decision Trent Esping, 6-0. 285: James Weiss (B) pin Jameson Hettling, 3:59.