Area Wrestling Roundup: Willmar fires on all cylinders against Sartell, Brainerd

Cardinals sweep Sartell triangular; ACGC falls to top-ranked LPGE/Browerville

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SARTELL — The Willmar wrestling team once again swept through the Central Lakes Conference competition Friday with wins over Sartell and Brainerd.

The Cardinals opened the triangular with a 58-20 victory over the host Sabres, followed by a 40-20 win over the Warriors.

“Honestly, they’ve been doing a lot of good things that we’ve been working on in practice,” said Willmar head coach Ed Oehlers. “We’ve wrestled well as a cohesive unit. I’m proud of them; they’re firing on all cylinders.”

Against Sartell, Conlan Carlson (113 pounds), Steven Cruze (132), Jonas Anez (152), Joe Kallevig (160), Tyler Ludwig (182), Kaden Streed (195) and Mason Swanson (220) all won by fall. Caden Carlson and Braeden Erickson had back-to-back tech falls at 138 and 145.

“These guys are a special unit,” Oehlers said. “It’s been nice working with them. They’re super respectful and they’re focused on the task at hand.”


On Tuesday, the Cardinals return to the Big Red Gym for senior night, hosting Perham and Waconia in a triangular. Willmar will open the meet with Perham, followed with the Wildcats in the final match.

According to The Guillotine, Waconia is ranked sixth in Class AAA, while Perham is in the Class AA Lean and Mean. Willmar is in the Class AAA Lean and Mean.

Sartell triangular
Willmar 58,
Sartell 20

106: Ivan Ciriaco-Mares, W, won by forfeit
113: Conlan Carlson, W, pinned Zaccory Anderson, 1:58
120: Spencer Johnson, S, tech fall Sully Anez, 23-6 (5:52)
126: Dylan Enriquez, S, pinned Jorge Zelaya-Velasquez, 1:41
132: Steven Cruze, W, pinned Dutch Nordby, 5:13
138: Caden Carlson, W, tech fall Kaden Brooks, 17-1 (5:36)
145: Braeden Erickson, W, tech fall Ryan Joyce, 16-1 (5:37)
152: Jonas Anez, W, pinned Adam Haffner, 2:00
160: Joe Kallevig, W, pinned Calen O’Connell, 1:51
170: William Budge, S, pinned Jacob Leiva, 2:40
182: Tyler Ludwig, W, pinned Carter Swenson, 3:36
195: Kaden Streed, W, pinned Shane Carlson, 1:14
220: Mason Swanson, W, pinned Bret Thayer, 3:02
285: Ethan Torgimson, S, dec Lonnie Sanchez, 3-1

Willmar 40,
Brainerd 24

With bonus points in six of its nine wins, Willmar handled Brainerd in its second match in Sartell.

Eric Garcia (126 pounds), Jonas Anez (152) and Mason Swanson (220) all scored falls for the Cardinals. Conlan Carlson (113) won by tech fall, and Joe Kallevig (160) and Kaden Streed (195) got major decisions.

106: Easton Dircks, B, dec Ivan Ciriaco-Mares, 7-5
113: Conlan Carlson, W, tech fall Cade Ostrowski, 19-4 (3:41)
120: Sully Anez, W, dec Isaiah Germann, 6-4
126: Eric Garcia, W, pinned Elijah Germann, 0:31
132: Kyle Eschenbacher, B, dec Steven Cruze, 6-0
138: Caden Carlson, W, dec Isaiah Jillson, 9-5
145: Braeden Erickson, W, dec Gabe Wagner, 3-2
152: Jonas Anez, W, pinned Adam Cox, 1:47
160: Joe Kallevig, W, maj dec Gus Wagner, 12-4
170: Jadon Petrie, B, pinned Jacob Leiva, 3:31
182: Damien Bentho, B, pinned Tyler Ludwig, 3:47
195: Kaden Streed, W, maj dec Shane Carlson, 17-6
220: Mason Swanson, W, pinned Forrest Gibson, 2:29
285: Cole Larkin, B, pinned Lonnie Sanchez, 3:13

LPGE/B triangular
LPGE/B 37,

In a rematch of last year’s Class A championship, Long Prairie-Grey Eagle/Browerville prevailed once again over Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City in Long Prairie.

The Wolves are the top-ranked team in Class A while the Falcons are ranked third.

Hayden Straumann (132 pounds) scored ACGC’s lone fall. Taylor Fester added a major decision at 182.

At 113, top-ranked Jevon Williams gave the Falcons a 10-2 major decision against ninth-ranked Gavin Albers. The Falcons got another ranked win at 138 when Cole Holien (sixth, 126) got a 4-1 decision on Cael Lorentz (ninth, 132).


LPGE/Browerville also picked up a win earlier in the night over Thief River Falls, 34-20.

106: Connor Flan, L, pinned Edwyn Gonzalez, 1:27
113: Jevon Williams, ACGC, maj dec Gavin Albers, 10-2
120: Mason Bruder, L, pinned Jayden Kragenbring, 1:48
126: Braden Thom, L, tech fall Morgan Kidd
132: Hayden Straumann, ACGC, pinned Omar Zamora, 5:26
138: Cole Holien, ACGC, dec Cale Lorentz, 4-1
145: Carter Meiners, L, dec Brady Holien, 5-4
152: Landon Gode, L, pinned Mason Studemann, 3:26
160: Tate Twardowski, L, pinned Ethan Whitcomb, 1:45
170: Mason Gode, L, tech fall Logan Straumann
182: Taylor Fester, ACGC, maj dec Shawn Houdek, 12-1
195: Jaxon Behm, ACGC, dec Bergen Pesta, 5-0
220: Terrell Renne, ACGC, dec Joseph Middendorf, 3-0
285: Logan Sherwood, ACGC, won by forfeit

ACGC 42,
Thief River Falls 33

With falls in all seven of its wins, Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City knocked off Class AA standout Thief River Falls in Long Prairie.

The Prowlers entered the match ranked ninth in AA while the Falcons are third in A.

Securing pins for ACGC were: Edwyn Gonzalez (106 pounds); Jevon Williams (120); Jayden Kragenbring (126); Cole Holien (132); Hayden Straumann (138); Jaxon Behm (182); and Logan Sherwood (285).

106: Edwyn Gonzalez, ACGC, pinned Keigan Hermanson, 1:12
113: Noah Jacobson, TRF, pinned Trey Schmidt, 4:57
120: Jevon Williams, ACGC, pinned Nick Svir, 1:32
126: Jayden Kragenbring, ACGC, pinned Anthony Peralta, 0:13
132: Cole Holien, ACGC, pinned Kale Geiser, 1:31
138: Hayden Straumann, ACGC, pinned Ethan Lane, 5:48
145: Griffin Lundeen, TRF, maj dec Brady Holien, 12-1
152: Brady Kasprick, TRF, tech fall Mason Studemann
160: Cody Wienen, TRF, dec Logan Straumann, 7-2
170: Brandon Zuniga, TRF, dec Isaiah Renne, 11-5
182: Jaxon Behm, ACGC, pinned Dakota Fellman, 1:01
195: Mason Iverson, TRF, pinned Taylor Fester, 1:43
220: Jolson Sargent, TRF, pinned Terrell Renne, 5:27
285: Logan Sherwood, ACGC, pinned Collin Bruggeman, 0:45

BBE triangular
BBE 54,
Royalton/Upsala 9

In the match of the night, Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa’s Tyler Jensen defeated Royalton/Upsala’s Sawyer Simmons, 4-3 in their 138-pound match.

Jensen is ranked sixth in the state at 132 pounds. Simmons is ranked eighth at 138.

BBE, ranked second in the state in Class A, heads to Morris for a triangular Thursday. Perham also will be at the meet.

106: Brett DeRoo, BBE, dec. Bryce Binek, 9-6
113: Tanner Viessman, BBE, pinned Brady Yourczek, 3:17
120: Ryan Jensen, BBE, pinned Michael Zimmerman, 4:21
126: Wyatt Engen, BBE, pinned Brock Costanzo, 5:18
132: Walker Bents, BBE, major dec. Will Gorecki, 17-8
138: Tyler Jensen, BBE, dec. Sawyer Simmons, 4-3
145: Blaine Fischer, BBE, dec. Jacob Leibold, 6-2
152: Maximus Hanson, BBE, pinned Eli Psyck, 3:08
160: Gabe Gorecki, RU, pinned Wyatt Lewis, 3:58
170: Dylan T. Kampsen, BBE, dec. Aidan Olson, 3-1
182: Cooper Wold, BBE, pinned Hunter Novitzki, 4:48
195: Mark Jenniges, BBE, dec. Austin Wensmann, 5-0
220: Carson Gilbert, BBE, technical fall over Bryce Holm, 16-0
285: Mason Novitzki, RU, dec. Bryce Feuerhake, 3-1

BBE 63,
Otter Tail Central 12

Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa earned pins from Tyler Jensen at 138, Blaine Fischer at 145, Carson Gilbert at 195 and Mark Jenniges at 220 to beat Otter Tail Central in Belgrade.


106: Brett DeRoo, BBE, won by forfeit
113: Tanner Viessman, BBE, won by forfeit
120: Ryan Jensen, BBE, won by forfeit
126: Wyatt Engen, BBE, won by forfeit
132: Walker Bents, BBE, won by forfeit
138: Tyler Jensen, BBE, pinned Reed Leabo, 2;24
145: Blaine Fischer, pinned Brennen Volkmann, 1:06
152: Maximus hanson, BBE, dec. Logan Schleske, 12-5
160: Jaxon Rich, OTC, dec. Dylan T. Kampsen, 6-2
170: Brock Hasling, OTC, pinned Wyatt Lewis, 1:39
182: Tristan Evavold, OTC, dec. Cooper Wold,10-7
195: Carson Gilbert, BBE, pinned Kale Rich, 2:34
220: Mark Jenniges, BBE, pinned Jonny Fielding, :40
285: Ethan Spanier, BBE, won by forfeit

BOLD triangular
SC/Melrose 54,

Brady Kiecker (106) and Tim Peppel (285) each won by fall for BOLD in a loss to Sauk Centre/Melrose in Olivia.

106: Brady Kiecker, BOLD, pinned Noah Christen, 3:02
113: Lanna Walter, SC/M, pinned Tanner Kautz, 1:11
120: Juan Alaya Martinez, SC/M, won by forfeit
126: Mitchell Christen, SC/M, pinned Gavin Hammerschmidt, 1:22
132: Kendal Jaenicke, SC/M, won by forfeit
138: Jose de los Santos, SC/M, won by forfeit
145: Jacob Canfield, SC/M, pinned Kaden Fischer, 0:45
152: Jesse Manderschied, BOLD, won by forfeit
160: Rylan Gass, BOLD, dec Eduardo Rangel, 11-7
170: Connor Plumley, BOLD, won by forfeit
182: Chris Herrera, SC/M, pinned Sabastian Enriquez, 3:20
195: Isaac Frericks, SC/M, won by forfeit
220: Kevin Raya Botello, SC/M, won by forfeit
285: Tim Peppel, BOLD, pinned Will Sjogren, 1:50

Ortonville 36,

Brady Kiecker (113 pounds), Connor Plumley (160) and Tim Peppel (285) each won by fall in BOLD’s loss to Ortonville in Olivia. Kiecker and Peppel each got their pins in the first period.

106: Brooklyn Conrad, O, pinned Tanner Kautz, 3:06
113: Brady Kiecker, BOLD, pinned Cody Klepel, 0:58
120: Trent Eastman, O, won by forfeit
126: Anthony Eustice, O, pinned Gavin Hammerschmidt, 0:45
132: Deaven Boots, O, won by forfeit
138: Double forfeit
145: Kaden Fischer, BOLD, dec Austin Eastman, 3-1
152: Jesse Manderschied, BOLD, won by forfeit
160: Connor Plumley, BOLD, pinned Nathan Gustafson, 3:40
170: Thomas Eustice, O, pinned Rylan Gass, 3:30
182: Sebastian Enriquez, BOLD, won by forfeit
195: Double forfeit
220: James Conrad, O, won by forfeit

285: Tim Peppel, BOLD, pinned Nathan Ehrenberg, 1:11

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