ACGC earns 6th straight state trip
KIMBALL -- Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City will go to its sixth straight state wrestling meet after beating Browerville/Eagle Valley 37-20 in the Section 5A championship Friday.
The Falcons advanced to the final by beating Eden Valley-Watkins 50-9 in one of the semifinals. BEV tipped Paynesville 29-23 in the other semifinal.
ACGC won four matches in a row, starting with Ryan Larson's win at 145 pounds and ending with Micah Larson's pin at 171 pounds in 3:17.
BEV had won three of the first five matches, but Matt Meyer won a major decision at 135 pounds to give the Falcons a 12-11 lead.
Dylan Nelson put an emphatic end to ACGC's run to the state meet, which is March 4-7 at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, with a pin at heavyweight.
Also winning by fall for ACGC were Jesse Whitcomb at 103 and Travis Frederiksen at 152.
ACGC 37, Browerville/EV 20
103: Jessie Whitcomb, A, pin Ridge Quistorff 2:33
112: Travis Borchert, B, dec Larry Bomstad 8-2
119: Hayden Rouser, A, dec Randy Shamp 8-2
125: Julius Stone, B, tcfl Matt Lee 23-8
130: Tyler Spychalla, B, dec Scott Litzau 8-7
135: Matt Meyer, A, maj Brad Schettler 10-0
140: Brian Denny, B, dec Michael Kramer 12-5
145: Ryan Larson, A, dec Mitch Shumann 6-4
152: Travis Frederickson, A, pin Keith Pudwill 1:47
160: Travis Whitcomb, A, dec Lucas Kalina 3-1
171: Micah Larson, A, pin Justin Bollin 3:17
189: Nate Becker, B, dec Daron Buboltz 5-2
215: Nathan Thielen, B, dec James Nelson 3-2
285: Dylan Nelson, A, pin Lucas Maschler 1:40
ACGC 50, EVW 9
The Falcons cruised to seven straight wins to start the dual. Jesse Whitcomb at 103 pounds and Dylan Nelson at heavyweight won by fall for ACGC.
103: Jesse Whitcomb, A, pin Cain Renner 5:01
112: Hayden Rouser, A, dec Shawn Mattsen 6-4
119: Matt Lee, A, dec Spencer Faber 4-2
125: Scott Litzau, A, maj Jacob Forcier 8-0
130: Matt Meyer, A, tcfl Austin Peterson 17-1
135: Michael Kramer, A, dec Jaron Faber 8-3
140: Ryan Larson, A, dec Jeff Dockendorf 5-2
145: Mike Downham, E, dec Nate Meyer 8-4
152: Travis Frederickson, A, won by forfeit
160: Travis Whitcomb, A, dec Tyler Magadanz 3-1
171: Micah Larson, A, tcfl Brandon Walz 16-0
189: Deron Buboltz, A, dec Jacob Asfeld 7-1
215: Joe Holdvogt, E, pin James Nelson :41
285: Dylan Nelson, A, pin Blaine Meierhofer :56
Browerville/EV 29, Paynesville 23
Browerville/Eagle Valley won four of the last six matches.
103: Cole Woehler, P, pin Ridge Quistorff 1:44
112: Travis Borchert, B, dec Dylan Sheridan 5-0
119: Randy Shamp, B, dec Trevor Spanier, 5-2
125: Julius Stone, B, dec Josh Hiepler 6-0
130: Tyler Spychalla, B, tcfl Brent Schlangen 15-0
135: Jon Kerzman, P, pin Brad Schettler 3:50
140: Brian Denny, B, dec Mathew Doom 5-1
145: Justin Wendlandt, P, maj Mitch Schumann 14-2
152: Keith Pudwill, B, dec Eric Wolbeck 5-1
160: Lucas Kalina, B, dec Tyler Hemmesch 5-3
171: Nate Becker, B, dec Michael Doom 3-2
189: Andrew Moser, P, maj Justin Bollin 12-2
215: Nathan Thielen, B, dec Trey Stanger 6-4
285: Dominick Platow, P, dec Ross Bolin 6-4