Eagles pin down BHV
The New York Mills Eagles saw Mike Barthel's club coming Saturday and ousted the Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale crew from the Section 6A team wrestling tournament with a convincing 54-16 win.
Mills won the first seven matches before Dakota Aeling posted a 5-0 decision at 145. State-ranked Jake Braaten edged Seth Hofland 9-8 at 152. Justin Kern and Amos Schmidt gave the Raiders their final victories at 171 and 189.
The Raiders, who ended their season with an 11-17 record, will travel to New York Mills on Friday and Saturday for the Section 6A Individual Tournament with wrestling starting at 12:30 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. Saturday.
New York Mills 54,
103: Shane Novak (NYM) pinned Jackie Swenson (BHV) 1:38
112: Tommy Selander (NYM) pinned Hayden Truax (BHV) 1:14
119: Josh Bernu (NYM) pinned Dan Houchin (BHV) 3:24
125: Maison Roberts (NYM) dec. Kasey Horn (BHV) 11-5
130: Michael Meyer (NYM) won by forfeit
135: Kyle Vorderbruggen (NYM) won by forfeit
140: Jordan Novak (NYM) pinned Josh Weekley (BHV) 1:38
145: Dakota Aeling (BHV) dec. Peter Stark (NYM) 5-0
152: Jake Braaten (BHV) dec. Seth Hofland (NYM) 9-8
160: Noah Pesola (NYM) dec. Dillan Card (BHV) 7-1
171: Justin Kern (BHV) dec. Tyler Patron (NYM) 6-1
189: Amos Schmidt (BHV) pinned Dylan Curtis (NYM) 2:26
215: Jarrod Norton (NYM) pinned Dylan Koppendrayer (BHV) 3:10
Hwt: Landyn Saewert (NYM) pinned Colin Turchin (BHV) 3:23