Tigers dominate Winona for win

Published 12:00 am Thursday, January 24, 2008

The eighth-ranked Albert Lea wrestling team dominated an undermanned Winona team Thursday winning 69-6.

The Tigers got pins from No. 3 Cory Hansen at 103, Connor Kortan at 135, Matt Tiegs at 160, Ethan Reed at 215 and Andrew Peterson at 285.

The Winhawks also forfeited at five weights.

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The only matches decided by decision came at 130 where the Tigers&8217; fifth-ranked Trevor Rasmussen downed Joe Diekmann 7-2, Adam Kermes won 7-3 at 145 and Pat Ignaszewski was a 4-0 winner for Albert Lea at 152.

Winona&8217;s lone win came at 140 where Robert Dyrdal pinned Nick Tippett.

The Tigers remain undefeated in Big Nine Conference action and face Adrian Saturday.

Albert Lea 69, Winona 6

103 – Cory Hansen (AL) pinned Jordan Kaehler, 112 – Cody Hansen (AL) won by forfeit, 119 – Kyle Kriewall (AL) won by forfeit, 125 – Adam Clark (AL) won by forfeit, 130 – Trevor Rasmussen (AL) dec. Joe Diekmann 7-2, 135 – Connor Kortan (AL) pinned Spencer Neefe, 140 – Robert Dyrdal (W) pinned Nick Tippett, 145 – Adam Kermes (AL) dec. Levi Polus 7-3, 152 -Pat Ignaszewski dec. Jared Smith 4-0, 160 -Matt Tiegs (AL) pinned Jacob Loechler, 171 – Logan Hansen (AL) won by forfeit, 189 -Jon Kluver (AL) won by forfeit, 215 – Ethan Reed (AL) pinned Steve Smith, 285 -Andrew Peterson (AL) pinned Brandon Slocum