Raiders place second in triangular
The Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale Raiders placed second Tuesday in the Browerville/Eagle Valley Triangular.
The Raiders crushed Browerville/Eagle Valley 53-28 but lost a tough 36-34 decision to triangular winners Royalton-Upsala.
The Raiders scored victories in eight of the 14 matches in their loss to Royalton-Upsala. Racking up the wins were Justin Gordon at 106, Marshall Willis at 113, Dakota Finck at 145, Nick Bennett at 152, Dillon Card at 182, John French at 195 and Colin Turchin at heavyweight.
Cory Wensmann gave Royalton-Upsala their winning points when he pinned Dalton Baker at the 3:33 mark in their 220-pound match.
Browerville/Eagle Valley Triangular
Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale 53, Browerville/Eagle Valley 28
Royalton/Upsala 36, Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale 34
Royalton/Upsala 42, Browerville/Eagle Valley 33
Royalton/Upsala 36, BHV 34
106 Justin Gordon (BHV) pinned Joe Jensen (RU) 108
113 Marshall Willis (BHV) major dec. Matt Neu (RU) 13-2
120 Brad Kroll (RU) major dec. Andrew Cihlar (BHV) 15-2
126 Andy Poster (RU) pinned Ethan Kimber (BHV) 1:34
132 Brady Moulzolf (RU) dec. Josh Weekly (BHV) 4-2
138 Ty Held (RU) pinned Hayden Truax (BHV) 5:42
145 Dakota Finck (BHV) dec. Shawn Urbanski (RU) 7-6
152 Nick Bennett (BHV) dec. Kyle Lange (RU) 7-1
160 Mitch Lange (RU) pinned Colton Moyer (BHV) 1:44
170 Chris George (RU) tech. fall Charlie Nieneber (BHV) 15-0
182 Dillon Card (BHV) won by forfeit
195 John French (BHV) won by forfeit
220 Cory Wensmann (RU) pinned Dalton Baker (BHV) 3:33
Hwt Colin Turchin (BHV) pinned Austin Hackett (RU) :41
Four Raiders post victories in Pierz Quadrangular
Colin Turchin, Dalton Baker, Dillon Card and Justin Gordon tacked up victories Friday as the Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale Raiders tested the field in the Pierz Quadrangular.
The Raiders won four of 14 weights in a 49-19 loss to Paynesville and scored two victories in a 70-9 loss to Pierz.
Turchin and Card were both double winners. Turchin topped Dominick Platow of Paynesville 11-3 and scored a fall at the 1:34 mark against Pierz heavyweight Travis Johnson. Card pinned Paynesville's Mike Ludwig a the 2:27 mark of their 182-pound match and scored a 5-0 decision over Nick Lochner of Pierz.
Gordon decisioned Paynesville's Jordan Karels 8-2 in their 106-pound match. Baker was pinned Paynesville's Tanner Harder at the 1:45 mark of their 220-pound match.
Paynesville Area 57, Crosby-Ironton 12
Paynesville Area 49, Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale 19
Pierz 40, Paynesville Area 16
Pierz 70, Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale 9
Pierz 62, Crosby-Ironton 5
Paynesville Area 49,
106 Justin Gordon (BHV) dec. Jordan Karels (P) 8-2
113 Jared Kuntsleben (P) pinned Marshall Willis (BHV) 1:02
120 Damian Viessman (P) maj. dec. Andrew Cihlar (BHV) 15-7
126 Jacob Mages (P) pinned Ethan Kimber (BHV) 1:10
132 Cole Woehler (P) pinned Austin Ortiz (BHV) :23
138 Justin Schmitt (P) dec. Erik Waln (BHV) 9-7
145 Clay Spanier (P) maj. dec. Dakota Finck (BHV) 16-8
152 Josh Hiepler (P) dec. Nick Bennett (BHV) 6-3
160 Jon Dorf (P) pinned Colton Moyer (BHV) 3:18
170 Caleb Burris (P) pinned Andrew Bounds (BHV) 2:21
182 Dillon Card (BHV) pinned Michael Ludwig (P) 2:27
195 Frank Christien (P) pinned John French (BHV) 2:43
220 Dalton Baker (BHV) pinned Tanner Harder (P) 1:45
285 Colin Turchin (BHV) maj. dec. Dominick Platow (P) 11-3
Pierz 70, Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale 9
106 Kolton Eischens (P) dec. Justin Gordon (BHV) 2-0
113 Evan Woitalla (P) pinned Nick Peterson (BHV) :59
120 Chris Ortman (P) pinned Andrew Cihlar (BHV) :44
126 Brandon Sullivan (P) pinned Ethan Kimber (BHV) 1:40
132 Brett Kapsner (P) pinned Austin Ortiz (BHV) :44
138 Jordan Goebel (P) tech. fall Erin Waln (BHV) 3:26
145 Alex Julich (P) tech. fall Dakota Finck (BHV) 5:50
152 Brad Meyer (P) dec. Nick Bennett (BHV) 8-3
160 Trent Davis (P) pinned Colton Mayer (BHV) 5:43
170 Nathan Tomala (P) won by forfeit
182 Dillon Card (BHV) dec. Nick Lochner (P) 5-0
195 Dustin Waytashek (P) pinned John French (BHV) 1:59
220 Ryley Smude (P) pinned Hunter Truax (BHV) 3:49
285 Colin Turchin (BHV) pinned Travis Johnson (P) 1:34