Class 3A state wrestling tournament first round matches for Albert Lea

Published 7:55 pm Sunday, February 28, 2010

At 103 pounds Albert Lea freshman Lucas Hansen (24-18) will face No. 1-ranked Sam Brancale (35-0) from Eden Prairie.

Tigers sophomore Trey Hable (32-9), ranked fourth at 125 wrestles third-ranked Sam Stewart (36-3) of Andover.

Sixth-ranked sophomore Dalton Westerlund (30-9) will face Tartan’s Michael Buhl (25-8) at 130 pounds.

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Fourth-ranked junior Cory Hansen (36-4) faces Eden Prairie’s Spencer Caspers (19-4) in the first round.

Albert Lea senior Trevor Rasmussen (31-9), ranked seventh at 140, faces Northfield’s Tyler Malecha (28-12) for his first match.

The state individual tournament begins at 6 p.m. for Class 3A at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.