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BOLD upends Willmar

Kyle Schulte, left, of the BOLD Warriors leverages Willmar's Zach Morris in the 130-pound match of a dual meet Tuesday at Willmar. Schulte, who is 25-0 this season, went on to pin Morris in the second period, and BOLD also won the team match. Tribune photo by Rand Middleton1 / 2
Willmar's Mason Pomerleau takes Logan Erickson of BOLD to the mat on the way to winning a 5-2 decision at 145 pounds Tuesday at Willmar. Tribune photo by Rand Middleton2 / 2

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