Prep wrestling: Luverne splits; S-O dominates

DAILY GLOBE SPRINGFIELD -- The Luverne Cardinals split matches Thursday at a triangular wrestling meet in Springfield, taking care of Jackson County Central 43-26 and losing to Redwood Valley 47-24.In the JCC match, Luverne's Tucker Oeltjenbruns ...


SPRINGFIELD - The Luverne Cardinals split matches Thursday at a triangular wrestling meet in Springfield, taking care of Jackson County Central 43-26 and losing to Redwood Valley 47-24.
In the JCC match, Luverne’s Tucker Oeltjenbruns (113 pounds), Riley Baker (126), Will Natte (132), Adam Fodness (145), Solomon Nielsen (170) and Brandon Claussen (182) won on-mat victories.
Mathew Mohning (106), Grant Schlager (120), Jacob Tvinnereim (138), Dalton Wagner (152) and Sam Dunker (160) won for JCC. Schlager had the match’s fastest fall, in just 18 seconds.
Against Redwood Valley, Luverne’s Baker (126), Natte (132), Jake Haugen (138), Fodness (145) and Jeremiah Dooyema (152) were victorious. Natte, Haugen and Fodness won by falls.
In another match, Redwood Valley tripped JCC 47-21. The Huskies’ Justin Heckard (120), Zach Poelaert (126), Tvinnereim (138) and Wagner (152) won matches. Poelaert, Tvinnereim and Wagner won by fall.
RV/B-H Duals
Central Lyon/George-Little Rock beat host Rock Valley/Boyden-Hull 39-25 and Kingsley-Pierson 60-9 and lost to Sioux Falls Washington 41-27.
Central Lyon/George-Little Rock’s Kolton Bus went 3-0 at 170 pounds, pinning RV/B-H’s Brandon Rau in 1:10, pinning Kingsley-Pierson’s Koby Steffens in 32 seconds and pinning Sioux Falls Washington’s Jacob Wagner in 5:29.
CL/G-LR’s Austin Winkel went 2-0 at 220 and 195 and teammate Treyton Virtue was 2-0 at 145. Winkel pinned Kingsley-Pierson’s Bryce Weinreich in 3:05 at 220. Virtue won both his matches by fall, in 1:26 over RV/B-H’s Austin Roemeling and in 25 seconds over Washington’s Jonah Nelson.
Okoboji Triangular
Sibley-Ocheyedan won twice in Okoboji, defeating host Okoboji 57-21 and Sheldon/South O’Brien 64-15. In another match, Sheldon/South O’Brien nudged Okoboji 40-39.
Eight Sibley-Ocheyedan wrestlers won two matches: Jordan Klein (113), Pedro Rodriguez (138), Dylan Schuck (145), Kyle Green (152), Garrett Sayler (160), Trent Kruger (170), Matt Naig (220) and Jacob Wietzema (285). All but Kruger won both of their matches by fall.
Against Okoboji, Sheldon/South O’Brien wrestlers Dakota Johannes (106), Dakota Peters (126), Andreau Caballero (138), Wyatt Meendering (152), Travis Sterler (195) and Cesar Salazar (220) prevailed on the mat.
W/RRC Triangular
WABASSO - Class AA No. 11-ranked Wabasso/Red Rock Central continued to show why it might be the team to beat in Section 3AA this season Thursday when it went 2-0 at its home triangular with a combined score of 120-24.
The Bobcats knocked off Pipestone Area 51-15 and beat Fulda/Murray County Central 69-5. The Arrows earned a 66-9 triumph over F/MCC to finish 1-1 on the evening.
Pipestone Area was within striking distance of W/RRC early when its top-of-the-lineup standouts Hunter Burnett and Michael Suda won by major decision and technical fall, respectively, at 120 and 126. That had the Arrows down just 12-9.
The Bobcats answered by winning eight of the next nine matches to build an insurmountable lead. That run included pins for Brakken Bierl (145), Cole Anderson (182), Devan Liebl (195) and Jared Welch (220). Pipestone’s Blake Wolters won a battle of ranked wrestlers 6-4 against Cody Coulter to cap off the match.
Clayton Hartle was the only Warrior to come out on top in their match against W/RRC. He earned an 18-3 technical fall at 126 pounds. Josh Hesse (106), Cole Werner (152), Caleb Kemp (160) and Nick Altermatt (170) all picked up wins by fall for the home team.
F/MCC had a 6-0 lead over the Arrows when Danny Blankenship won by injury default at 106, but a 24-second pin for Sherman Taber tied it up. Logan Steenstra (152), McKinley Bush (160) and Garrett Ploeger (170) also got pins for Pipestone Area.
Marshall Triangular
MARSHALL - The Cobras did their best to keep pace with Marshall Thursday, but losing five of the final six matches was too much to overcome.
Early decisions for Zach Spinks (120) and Alex Borsgard (126), cut an early Tigers’ lead to 9-6. Evan Wiens (138) pinned his opponent in 138 to keep it close at 15-12, but Marshall took the next two and extended its lead to 24-12.
Yanick Tade (160) got a tough battle from Collin Noriega. It went into overtime, but Tade was able to put him on his back for a pin in 6:24.
That was the last win of the evening for the Cobras, however, and they lost 42-24.
That was preceded by a 52-12 loss to United. Spinks earned a win by fall for W/ML with Nick Curry (126) and Jeff Wright (160) both winning by decision.

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