BHV earns a split with win over Alexandria
Mike Barthel's Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale Raiders gained a split with Bemidji and Alexandria Tuesday in the Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale Triangular.
The Raiders lost a 41-35 decision to Bemidji before topping Alexandria 42-33.
Seven Raiders posted victories in the loss to Bemidji. Andy Bounds, Dylan Koppendrayer and Colin Turchin won by forfeit at 189, 215 and heavyweight to bring the Raiders close after Bemidji built a 41-17 lead.
Justin Gordon and Kasey Horn won major decisions at 103 and 125. Nick Bennett decisioned Cody Thoring 5-2 at 152 and Dillon Card earned Dustin Greenman's only pin at 160.
Bemidji took top honors in the triangular with a 45-30 victory over Alexandria.
Bemidji 41, BHV 35
103 Justin Gordon (BHV) maj. dec. Tyler O'Beirne (B) 9-1
112 Mike Fogarty (B) won by forfeit
119 Gary Molash (B) pinned Andrew Cihlar (BHV)
125 Kasey Horn (BHV) maj. dec. Ryle Masterson (B) 10-2
130 Jake Crosby (B) tech. Fall Hayden Truax (BHV)
135 Craig Maas (B) pinned Dan Houchin (BHV)
140 Colton Doty (B) pinned Dakota Finck (BHV)
145 Kodi Craft (B) pinned Eric Waln (BHV)
152 Nick Bennett (BHV) dec. Cody Thoring (B) 5-2
160 Dillon Card (BHV) pinned Dustin Greenman (B)
171 Tyler Molitor (B) won by forfeit
189 Andy Bounds (BHV) won by forfeit
215 Dylan Koppendrayer (BHV) won by forfeit
HWT Colin Turchin (BHV) won by forfeit
Three Raiders claim runner-up honors
BHV's Jackie Swenson, Kasey Horn and Dylan Koppendrayer earned runner-up finishes Saturday in the Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa Invitational.
Swenson pinned Dylan Schleske at the 4:43 mark in their 103-pound match to reach the finals against MACCRAY's Travis Fagen. Swenson lost a 12-1 decision in the championship match.
Horn decisioned BBE's Austin Jaeger 5-1 in the 125-pound semis. Otter Tail Central's Greg Blum took top honors with a pin at the 3:54 mark.
Koppendrayer notched a 14-8 decision over MACCRAY's Tanner Bedel in the 215 semis. Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted's Matt Marketon defeated Koppendrayer with a pin at the 3:52 mark in the finals.
OTC won the meet with 187 points. The Raiders placed fifth with 48 points.
Otter Tail Central 187, Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted 164, MACCRAY/RCW 155, Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa 137, Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale 48, Bonanza Valley All Star I 26, Bonanza Valley All Star II 8, Bonanza Valley III 3.