KMS Fighting Saints KO Big Lake late

Saints win final four matches to win by one point Thursday

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KMS' Chase Magaard (left) grapples with Big Lake's Nolan Reiter during their 106-pound match at the D-C/Litchfield quad Thursday at Litchfield High School. Joe Brown / West Central Tribune

LITCHFIELD — Trailing 36-13 with four matches to go, Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg found a way to surge back.

Taking advantage of forfeits at 182 and 220 pounds, the Fighting Saints pulled off the 37-36 upset over Big Lake thanks to pins by Marc Collins (195) and Jason Jones (285) at Thursday’s Dassel-Cokato/Litchfield quadrangular at Litchfield High School.

Collins stuck Riley Mullen in 4 minutes, 38 seconds while Jones’ fall came in 57 seconds.

Will Magaard also picked up a pin at 138 while Rick Jones got his 75th win via forfeit at 182.

KMS 37, Big Lake 36

106: Chase Magaard, KMS, dec Nolan Reiter, 3-2
113: Christian Noble, BL, dec Coy Gunderson, 1-0
120: Cade Sixberry, BL, pinned Tanner Wilts, 3:07
126: Jayden McLearen, BL, dec Jett Olson, 9-3
132: Luke Schumacher, BL, pinned Hunter Wilts, 4:32
138: Will Magaard, KMS, pinned Spencer Vold, 0:22
145: Dillon Browen, BL, pinned Chase Hauge, 0:34
152: Tyler Dehmer, BL, pinned Collin Johnson, 0:29
160: Masyn Olson, KMS, maj dec Alex Hanrahan, 11-2
170: Brett Bordwell, BL, pinned Brandon Kallstrom, 5:54
182: Rick Jones, KMS, won by forfeit
195: Marc Collins, KMS, pinned Rieley Mullen, 4:38
220: Brody Forsell, KMS, won by forfeit
285: Jason Jones, KMS, pinned Kane Lapointe, 0:57


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KMS' Coy Gunderson hangs onto the leg of Big Lake's Christian Noble during their 113-pound match at Thursday's D-C/Litchfield quad at Litchfield High School. Joe Brown / West Central Tribune

KMS 42, EV-W 31

Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg won its second match on Thursday as a 18-0 lead to start the match led to a victory over Eden Valley-Watkins.

Tanner Wilts (120 pounds), Rick Jones (182) and Marc Collins (195) each won by pin for the Fighting Saints.

Picking up a win by forfeit at 145 pounds, KMS senior Will Magaard got his 200th career win. He becomes the third Fighting Saint to reach the 200-win mark, joining Kevin Steinhaus (246-12) and Zach Carlson (201-34), according to The Guillotine.

106: Chase Magaard, KMS, dec Teagyn Ludwig, 4-1
113: Coy Gunderson, KMS, won by forfeit
120: Tanner Wilts, KMS, pinned Treyce Ludwig, 0:29
126: Jett Olson, KMS, dec Gavin Caron, 7-4
132: Taylor Ludwig, EVW, pinned Hunter Wilts, 1:53
138: Conner Lincoln, EVW, maj dec Luke Froehlich, 12-4
145: Will Magaard, KMS, won by forfeit
152: Gavin Mathies, EVW, pinned Collin Johnson, 1:06
160: Sam Nistler, EVW, pinned Masyn Olson, 2:13
170: Carter Mathies, EVW, dec Brandon Kallstrom, 6-5
182: Rick Jones, KMS, pinned Sonnie DeHeer, 2:00
195: Marc Collins, KMS, pinned Armando Walker, 5:02
220: Brody Forsell, KMS, won by forfeit
285: Austin Schlangen, EVW, pinned Jason Jones, 1:53

D-C/Litchfield goes 3-0

Host Dassel-Cokato/Litchfield was perfect at its home quadrangular on Thursday with wins over Big Lake (49-18), Eden Valley-Watkins (52-15) and Delano (51-21).

Full results were not available at press time.

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