Viking matmen sink Canby, WRRC
Minneota fell behind 10-0, but then won the next seven matches and went on to sink Camden Conference rival Canby 34-28 Thursday in the Dawson Double Duals.
The Vikings routed Wabasso-Red Rock Central 51-19 in their other match. Against Canby, Minneota utilized three major decisions, two technical falls, two decisions and a pin in gaining the victory.
With the match tied 28-28, Minneota heavyweight Jayden Gamrak sealed the win with the team's lone pin. Eric Carrasco at 120 pounds and Blake Reiss at 145, both who notched their 100th career wins last Tuesday, each won by technical fall.
Zack Fier at 126, Kade Lozinski at 132 and Jonah Gruenes at 138 had consecutive major decisions.
Branden Johnson at 152 and Conner Sik at 160 each won by a decision. In the Wabasso-Red Rock Central dual, Minneota won 10 of the 14 matches, including pins from Troy Van Keulen at 106, Fier at 126, and Gamrak at heavyweight.
Lozinski won by a technical fall, and Reiss by a major decision. Peyton Gillund at 113 and Gruenes at 145 each won by decision.
Minneota also received three forfeits.
Minneota 34, Canby 28
- 106: Lane Fink, Can, pin Troy Van Keulen 5:53
- 113: Lincoln Fink, Can, majdec Peyton Gillund 23-9
- 120: Eric Carrasco, Min, techfall Easton Antony 25-7
- 126: Zack Fier, Min, majdec Jack Wagner 16-7
- 132: Kade Lozinski, Min, majdec Tanner Drietz 9-1
- 138: Jonah Gruenes, Min, majdec Parker Viessman 8-0
- 145: Blake Reiss, Min, techfall Coltyn Drietz 16-0
- 152: Branden Johnson, Min, dec Sawyer Verhelst 5-3
- 160: Conner Sik, Min, dec Hunter Cleveland 10-6
- 170: Alex Full, Can, dec Cole Sanow 11-9
- 182: Josh Steffen, Can, won by forfeit
- 195: Parker Verhelst, Can, pin Hudson Scholten 1:39
- 220: Shane Noyes, Can, dec Jackson Esping 4-2
- 285: Jayden Gamrak, Min, pin Denver Noyes 2:46
Minneota 51, Wabasso-Red Rock Central 19
- 106: Troy Van Keulen, Min, pin Adryen Tietz 1:32
- 113: Peyton Gillund, Min, dec Zackary Zimmerman 3-2
- 120: Eric Carrasco, Min, won by forfeit
- 126: Zack Fier, Min, pin Carter Beranek :12
- 132: Kade Lozinski, Min, techfall Chase Irlbeck 17-2
- 138: Alex DePestel, Min, won by forfeit
- 145: Jonah Gruenes, Min, dec Mason Irlbeck 4-0
- 152: Blake Reiss, Min, majdec Hayden Determan 16-2
- 160: Josh Hesse, WRRC, pin Branden Johnson :42
- 170: Damian Osland, WRRC, pin Conner Sik 3:05
- 182: Cole Sanow, Min, won by forfeit
- 195: Ty Altermatt, WRRC, dec Hudson Scholten 3-0
- 220: Derek Werner, WRRC, majdec Jackson Espin 12-4
- 285: Jayden Gamrak, Min, pin Cory Anderson 4:50