A.L. wrestlers take 7th at tourney

Published 9:19am Monday, December 17, 2012

The Albert Lea wrestling team placed seventh with 144.5 points at the Minnesota Christmas tournament that took place Friday and Saturday.

St. Michael-Albertville won with a score of 256.5, Apple Valley placed second with a score of 247.5 and Kasson-Mantorville placed third with a score of 245.

There were 36 teams competing in the event.

The following are Albert Lea’s results from the tournament.

 

106 — Beau Johnsrud

Championship round 1 – Johnsrud (7-4) received a bye

Championship round 2 – Johnsrud maj. dec. Sam Reyant (New Prague), 9-1

Championship round 3 – Jackson Sweeney (Watertown-Mayer) dec. Johnsrud, 3-1

Consolation round 4 – Johnsrud dec. Daniel Worthington (St. Francis), 4-2

Consolation round 5 – Johnsrud dec. Brady Kurtz (Cambridge-Isanti), 1-0

Consolation round 6 – Tanner Cole (Owatonna) 13-2 dec. Johnsrud, 7-2

 

113 — Garrett Wangsness

Championship round 1 – Wangsness (9-1) received a bye

Championship round 2 – Wangsness pinned Kyle Erickson (Hastings), 3:23

Quarterfinal – Wangsness maj. dec. over Luke McCord (Forest Lake), 10-2

Semifinal – Wangsness dec. Mitchell McKee (St. Michael-Albertville), 7-1

First-place match – Gannon Volk (Apple Valley) 12-0 dec. Wangsness, 6-4

 

120- Trevor Westerlund

Championship round 1 – Westerlund (10-2) maj. dec. Jacob Backlund (Scott West),13-4

Championship round 2 – Westerlund pinned Zach Spychalla (Simley), 5:34

Quarterfinal – Maolu Woiwor (Apple Valley) pinned Westerlund, 3:37

Consolation round 4 – Westerlund dec. Jarod Julkowski (Coon Rapids), 9-2

Consolation round 5 – Westerlund dec. Ryan Weinmann (Irondale), 5-3

Consolation semi – Westerlund maj. dec. Travis Swanson (Cambridge-Isanti), 15-3

Third-place match – Maolu Woiwor (Apple Valley) 10-1 pinned Westerlund, 5:51

 

126 — Dakota Wangsness

Championship round 1 – Wangsness (7-3) received a bye

Championship round 2 – Wangsness pinned Chet Glanzer (Huron), 4:51

Championship round 3 – Jordan Shearer (West Fargo) pinned Wangsness, 2:48

Consolation round 4 – Wangsness dec. Bailey Herman (Stewartville), 5-1

Consolation round 5 – Joe Anderson (Coon Rapids) maj. dec. Wangsness,13-3

 

132 — Spencer Carstens

Championship round 1 – Carstens (6-3) received a bye

Championship round 2 – Eliot Jurries (Jackson) 15-2 maj. dec. Carstens, 18-7

Consolation round 2 – Carstens received a bye

Consolation round 3 – Carstens received a bye

Consolation round 4 – Carstens inj. default Cooper Anderson (Coon Rapids), I-D 0:00

Consolation round 5 – Austin Jordan (Stillwater) pinned Carstens,1:22

 

138 — Devin Nelson

Championship round 1 – Nelson (8-2) received a bye

Championship round 2 – Nelson maj. dec. Nate Hillmann (Watertown-Mayer), 10-1

Championship round 3 – Devin Nelson dec. Wayne Voss (Simley), 6-5

Quarterfinal – Coltan Laganiere (Kasson-Mantorville) dec. Nelson, 3-0

Consolation round 6 – Zach Skopec (Spirit Lake Park) dec. Nelson, 7-1

 

145— Lucas Hansen

Championship round 1 – Hansen (11-2) received a bye

Championship round 2 – Hansen pinned Shane Abraham (Scott West), 1:46

Championship round 3 – Jake Hanson (Rochester Mayo) dec. Hansen, 4-2

Consolation round 4 – Hansen maj. dec. Ryan Norton (Prior Lake), 11-2

Consolation round 5 – Hansen dec. Morgan Parriott (New Prague), 2-1

Consolation round 6 – Hansen dec. Zach Jaeger (Stewartville), 7-0

Consolation round 7 – Weston Dobler (West Fargo) 11-2 dec. Hansen, 3-2

Seventh-place match – Hansen dec.Branden Schorr (Kasson-Mantorville), 5-0

 

152 — Bany Chan

Championship round 1 – Bany Chan (8-2) received a bye

Championship round 2 – Chan maj. dec. Nick Norem (Forest Lake), 14-3

Championship round 3 – Chan dec.Ty Torgerson (Cambridge-Isanti), 8-6

Quarterfinal – Mark Hall II (Apple Valley) 14-0 pinned Chan, 3:52

Consolation round 6 – Jake Anderson (Hastings) pinned Chan, 5:19)

 

170 — Nick Kromminga

Championship round 1 – Nick Kromminga (1-6) received a bye

Championship round 2 – Joe Hedquist (Wabasha-Kellogg) pinned Kromminga, 1:12

Consolation round 2 – Kromminga received a bye

Consolation round 3 – Connor Gose (Huron) dec. Kromminga, 12-5

 

182 — Tristan Westerlund

Championship round 1 – Westerlund (9-2) won by tech. fall Chris Knudsen (Irondale), 17-0

Championship round 2 – Westerlund pinned Matt Orloske (White Bear Lake), 1:02)

Quarterfinal – Westerlund dec. Isaac Florell (Totino Grace), 8-6

Semifinal – Preston Lehmann (West Fargo) 15-0 pinned Westerlund, 3:29

Consolation semi – Westerlund (Albert Lea) 9-2 pinned Andy Rachuy (Hastings), 4:20

Third-place match – Will Balow (Lake City) pinned Westerlund, 5:52

 

195 — Tim Christianson

Championship round 1 – Christianson (7-4) maj. dec. Eli Newton (Amery), 12-4

Championship round 2 – Christianson dec. Eric Norgrant (Wabasha-Kellogg), 3-2

Quarterfinal – Ricky Briggs (St. Michael-Albertville) pinned Christianson (Albert Lea), 1:12

Consolation round 4 – Christianson dq Justin Flores (Owatonna)

Consolation round 5 – Trom Peterson (Apple Valley) 10-5 dec. Christianson, 7-0

Seventh-place match – Dakota Johnson (Cambridge-Isanti) dec. Christianson, 13-10

 

285 — Jacob Kunkel

Championship round 1 – Michael Burckhardt (Coon Rapids) maj. dec. Kunkel, 12-1

Consolation round 1 – Kunkel pinned Josh Kickbush (Hastings), 1:32

Consolation round 2 – Kunkel pinned Geovanti Humphrey (Henry Sibley), 0:46

Consolation round 3 – Derick Demars (Cambridge-Isanti) pinned Kunkel, 1:45