High School: Willmar Cardinals earn two wins at Tech

Willmar improves to 5-0 in the Central Lakes Conference with victories over Rocori and St. Cloud Tech/Apollo

ST. CLOUD — The Willmar wrestling team came away with a pair of Central Lakes Conference wins Monday night in a triangular at St. Cloud Tech.

The Cardinals beat Rocori 34-24 and defeated St. Cloud Tech/Apollo/Cathedral 40-24 to improve to 5-0 in the CLC and 9-1 overall.

“Just good competition and some nice, tough battles tonight,” said Willmar head coach Ed Oehlers. “Rocori had a good, young crew and kept that to more of a narrow victory than we expected. … Coming back to a Monday event was a little different for the guys.”

Against St. Cloud, Willmar earned victories from Ivan Ciriaco-Mares at 113 pounds; Conlan Carlson at 120; Steven Cruze at 138; Caden Carlson at 145; Braeden Erickson at 152; Jonas Anez at 160; Joe Kalleig at 170; and Kaden Streed at 195.

Caden Carlson had a pin in 1 minute, 40 seconds. Erickson also had a fall in 1:10. Kallevig won by pin at 4:59.


Willmar is next scheduled to compete at 5 p.m. Thursday at the Fergus Falls triangular. Sauk Rapids also is expected to be in Fergus Falls.

Willmar 40,
St. Cloud T/A/C 24

106: Grady Doering, SC, dec. Eli Heinen, 1-0
113: Ivan Ciriaco-Mares, W, maj. dec. Jack Hamak, 16-4
120: Conlan Carlson, W, tech fall over Tanner Hugg, 2:25 (21-4)
126: Jaxon Kenning, SC, dec. Sully Anez, 4-0
132: Mahamat Hissein, SC, dec. Jorge Zelaya-Velasquez, 14-7
138: Steven Cruze, W, dec. Nick Hamak, 3-2
145: Caden CArlson, W, pinned Sam Long, 1:40
152: Braeden Erickson, W, pinned Aidan Orth, 1:10
160: Jonas Anez, W, maj. dec. Andy Johnson, 13-4
170: Joe Kallevig, W, pinned Logan Lunceford, 4:59
182: Cody Brott, Tech, pinned Ramero Trevino, 3:14
195: kaden Streed, W, pinned Patrick Njoya, :52
220: Tucker Hugg, SC, dec. Mason Swanson, 8-6 (OT)
285: Spencer Gustin, SC, pinned Taggert Reynolds, 1:14

Willmar 35,
Rocori 24

Willmar got wins in the final three matches to rally to beat Rocori in the triangular at St. Cloud Tech.

At 195, the Cardinals’ Kaden Streed pinned Matthew Goebel in 1:58. At 220, Willmar’s Mason Swanson beat Ben Hansen, 6-5. And at 285, the Cards’ Taggert Reynolds pinned Grady Minnerath in :56.

106: Davey Maldonado, R, dec. Eli Heinen, 5-0
113: Jack Major, R, dec. Ivan Ciriaco-Mares, 2-0
120: Conlan Carlson, W, won by forfeit
126: Sully Anez, W, pinned Bryan Mata-Avilles, :47
132: Aaron Baisley, R, dec. Jorge Zelaya-Velasquez, 2-0
138: Evan Moscho, R, dec. Steven Cruze, 9-4
145: Caden Carlson, W, major dec. Carter Thelen, 12-3
152: Austin Moscho, R, pinned Braeden Erickson, 2:40
160: Jonas Anez, W, maj. dec. Luke Hemmesch, 17-7
170: Ryan Rose, R, dec. Joe Kallevig, 6-4
182: Mason Orth, R, dec. Ramero Trevino, 4-0
195: Kaden Streed, W, pinned Matthew Goebel, 1:58
220: Mason Swanson, W, dec. Ben Hansen, 6-5

285: Taggert Reynolds, W, pinned Grady Minnerath, :56

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