BOLD upends Willmar
WILLMAR -- The BOLD Warriors pounced on Willmar early and went on to sink the Cardinals 35-9 in a non-conference wrestling dual on Tuesday.
The Warriors are now 16-5, while Willmar's record fell to 5-8.
BOLD's Matt Grund and Ben Garcia picked up wins at 103 and 112 pounds, respectively, for a quick 9-0 lead.
Willmar's Alex Johannes got the Cardinals on the scoreboard with a 10-5 decision.
But the Warriors would seize control with three consecutive wins: a pin by Kyle Schulte at 130, and then a technical fall by Chaz Rousch followed by Tyler Seehusen's 14-0 major at 145 for a 24-3 BOLD lead.
Mason Pomerleau broke through for Willmar with a decision at 145 pounds. David Arnold also got three points for the home team with a 5-0 decision at 152.
There were four double forfeits in the match.
Warriors Andrew Brooks at 189 and Dustin Caspers at heavyweight ended the night with falls.
The Cardinals return to Central Lakes Conference action Thursday at Brainerd.
BOLD 35, Willmar 9
103: Brett Grund, B, dec. Nate Mittag 8-3
112: Ben Garcia, B, pin Austin Miley 3:25
119: Alex Johannes, W, dec. Alex Hatch 10-5
125: Double forfeit
130: Kyle Schulte, B, pin Zach Morris 2:36
135: Chaz Rouch, B, tcfl Logan Wigton 16-1
140: Tyler Seehusen, B, mj Tyler Blilie 14-0
145: Mason Pomerleau, W, dec. Logan Erickson 5-2
152: David Arnold, Wil, dec. Shawn Weibel 5-0
160: Double forfeit
171: Double forfeit
189: Andrew Brooks, B, tcfl Taylor Neumann 16-0
215: Double forfeit
285: Dustin Caspers, B, pin C.J. Barkley :19