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January 24, 2015
Prep Wrestling: Willmar overpowers Alexandria
WILLMAR — Israel Navarro, Clay Carlson and Juan Resendez gave Willmar a quick 11-0 lead as the Cardinals crushed Alexandria 52-10 Friday in a Central Lakes Conference dual. Willmar, ranked No. 3 in The Guillotine’s Class AAA poll, lost just three matches and got 12 points from...
January 24, 2015 - 12:11am
January 23, 2015
Prep Wrestling Roundup: KMS bashes Benson
BENSON — Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg won seven matches by pin and defeated Benson 53-19 on Friday in a non-conference dual. Dylan Rudningen (113 pounds), Caleb Collins (126), Aaron Collings (160), David Gordon (170), Zach Carlson (182), Israel Rodriguez (195) and Colten Kinney...
January 23, 2015 - 11:56pm
January 22, 2015
Prep wrestling: Willmar wins 2
MOUND — Willmar rolled to two more routs Thursday as the Cardinals crushed Glencoe-Silver Lake/Lester Prairie 66-10 and Mound Westonka 54-18 at the Mound Westonka Triangular. The unbeaten Cardinals, ranked No. 5 in The Guillotine’s Class AAA poll, are now 18-0 in dual meets this...
sports / Cardinals
January 22, 2015 - 11:40pm
Prep Wrestling Roundup: ACGC goes 2-1 at own quadrangular
GROVE CITY — Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City beat Litchfield 40-28 and Kimball 41-25 before falling 43-27 to Foley Thursday at a home quadrangular. Rylan Molinaro at 113 and AJ Schmidt at 120/126 were the lone Falcons to win all three of their matches. Molinaro posted pins against...
January 22, 2015 - 11:31pm
January 20, 2015
Prep Wrestling Roundup: ACGC hammers NLS
NEW LONDON — Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City won five straight matches after New London-Spicer took the opening weight to roll past the Wildcats 43-19 in a non-conference dual Tuesday. Sam Stageberg gave NLS a quick 3-0 lead after outlasting Aaron Lang 11-8 at 106. The Wildcats then...
January 20, 2015 - 11:48pm
January 19, 2015
Prep wrestling roundup: ACGC wins twice at own invite
GROVE CITY — Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City rolled past Paynesville 56-22 and Minnewaska 63-16 Monday at a West Central Conference triangular hosted by the Falcons. Brennan Holien at 126 and Cameron Whitcomb at 132/138 were the lone Falcons to win both of their matches by fall as Paynesville...
sports / prep
January 19, 2015 - 11:13pm
Prep Wrestling: Cardinals win Hutchinson Invite
HUTCHINSON — Estevan Navarro and Travis Deegan both won championships to help lead Willmar to first place in the eight-team Hutchinson Invitational on Saturday. Navarro won two matches to claim the 145-pound championship and Deegan was 3-0 and the 152-pound champion. Israel...
January 19, 2015 - 12:02am
January 18, 2015
College Wrestling Roundup
Four Ridgewater wrestlers competed in the Worthington Open on Saturday, with John Wittman coming away with a victory at 285 pounds. William Saydee (149), Travis Cripe (174) and Logan Zaske (285) wrestled two matches but were unable to gain a win. Both Wittman and Zaske lost...
January 18, 2015 - 11:53pm
January 17, 2015
Prep Wrestling Roundup: Dragons scorch Paynesville
PAYNESVILLE — Litchfield won six matches by fall and another four by forfeit to take down Paynesville 64-12 on Friday at Paynesville High School. The Dragons’ Andrew Loch (113 pounds), Derek Fruetel (126), Ryan Anderson (132), Dylan Penk (145), Carter Janorschke (170) and Wyatt...
January 17, 2015 - 12:00am
January 15, 2015
Prep Wrestling Roundup: Willmar thrashes Brainerd
WILLMAR — Visiting Brainerd and Willmar split the first six matches of a Central Lakes Conference dual Thursday before the Cardinals won the last eight matches to post a 56-17 win. The Cardinals jumped ahead 7-0 behind Israel Navarro’s major decision at 106 and Clay Carlson’s...
January 15, 2015 - 11:48pm
January 13, 2015
Prep Wrestling Roundup: NLS pins Kimball on road
KIMBALL — Four pins and a technical fall helped guide New London-Spicer past Kimball 38-31 Tuesday in a non-conference dual. Chad Morton opened the evening with a first-period pin at 106 for NLS and soon after a Kimball forfeit at 120, a technical fall from Tom Stageberg at 126...
January 13, 2015 - 11:46pm
College Wrestling: Warriors thrash Minnesota West
WILLMAR — Ridgewater won three of four competitive matches against Minnesota West Tuesday to win a MCAC dual 31-11 over the visiting Bluejays. There were two double forfeits, two Minnesota West forfeits and a Ridgewater forfeit to open the dual. The Warriors then got a pin from...
January 13, 2015 - 11:44pm
January 12, 2015
College Wrestling: Wittman wins three in Ridgewater Open
John Wittman at 285 pounds had three wins and Jacob Backlund had two wins in the 10-team Ridgewater Open at the Ridgewater gym on Saturday
January 12, 2015 - 12:42am
Prep Wrestling: Cards unbeaten in Monticello Duals
The Willmar Cardinals went 4-0 at the Monticello Duals tournament, defeating Annandale-Maple Lake 38-25, Monticello 61-13, New London-Spicer 58-21, and Shakopee 35-29. By going undefeated, Willmar is now unbeaten on the season, 13-0
January 12, 2015 - 12:41am