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ACGC holds off late surge by Paynesville

Larry Bomstad, top, of Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City attempts to throw down Brent Schlangen of Paynesville during their 140-pound match Tuesday at Grove City. Bomstad won 9-6. Tribune photo by T.J. Bartelt1 / 2
John Dorf, background, of Paynesville holds off Maverick Whitcomb of ACGC during their 135-pound match Thursday. Dorf would win the match with a pin. Tribune photo by T.J. Bartelt2 / 2

GROVE CITY -- A quick start enabled Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City to collect a 38-27 win over Paynesville Thursday night in a West Central South Conference wrestling duel.

The Falcons -- behind pins from Hayden Rouser at 119 pounds and Matt Lee at 125 -- won the first five matches to take a 22-0 lead. Logan Peterson started the duel with a major decision at 103 and Robert Rasmussen at 112 and Lee Whitcomb at 130 won decisions in ACGC's opening outburst.

John Dorf give Paynesville its first win with a third-period pin at 135 pounds, but the Falcons would get a pin from Matt Meyer at 145, a major decision at 160 from Michael Kramer and decisions from Larry Bomstad at 140 and Ryan Larson at 171 to extend their lead to 38-9.

The Bulldogs closed out the night by getting pins from Andrew Moser at 189 pounds, Trey Stanger at 215 and heavyweight Dominick Platow.

ACGC 38, Paynesville 27

103: Logan Peterson, A, maj Trent Piepenburg 10-2

112: Robert Rasmussen, A, dec Cole Woehler 9-3

119: Hayden Rouser, A, pin Weston Brinkman :39

125: Matt Lee, A, pin Clay Spanier 1:55

130: Lee Whitcomb, A, dec Anthony Johnson 7-3

135: John Dorf, P, pin Maverick Whitcomb 5:20

140: Larry Bomstad, A, dec Brent Schlangen 9-6

145: Matt Meyer, A, pin Aaron Gehrke 5:20

152: Eric Wolbeck, P, dec Nate Meyer 7-6

160: Michael Kramer, A, maj Hayden Spaeth 9-0

171: Ryan Larson, A, dec Michael Doom 7-6

189: Andrew Moser, P, pin T.J. Hoffman 1:47

215: Trey Stanger, P, pin James Nelson 3:21

285: Dominick Platow, P, pin Dylan Nelson 3:56