Prep Wrestling Roundup: Minneota takes two to win the KMS triangular

Host Fighting Saints go 1-1, falling 51-20 to Vikings and beating Bulldogs 48-24


KERKHOVEN — The Minneota wrestling team opened the Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg triangular with a 59-17 victory over Paynesville on Thursday night.

Then, they beat host KMS 51-20 to win the triangular.

The Fighting Saints also beat Paynesville 48-24 to go 1-1.

KMS triangular
Minneota 59, Paynesville 17

Minneota crushed Paynesville at Kerkhoven.

Payneville got victories from Carson Suchy at 120, Jose Anaya at 138, Aaron mages at 170 and Peyton Hemmesch at 195.


106: Blake Mead, M, won by forfeit
113: Adam Devlaenminck, M, won by forfeit
120: Carson Suchy, P, pinned Quinton Anderson, 1:08
126: Peyton Gillund, M, pinned Preston Welling, 1:14
132: Troy Van Keulen, M, pinned Brandon Hess, :49
138: Jose Anaya, P, tech fall over Chase Johnson, 15-0
145: Kade Lozinski, M, pinned Grant Wendlandt, 3:01
152: Eli Gruenes, M, pinned Trenton LeClaire, 3:47
160: Zack Fier, M, pinned Hayden Andrews, 1:13
170: Aaron Mages, P, dec. Alex Depestel, 7-0
182: Jonah Gruenes, M, tech fall over Seth Vearrier, 16-1
195: Peyton Hemmesch, P, dec. Conner Sik, 7-2
220: Branden Johnson, M, pinned Spencer Eisenbraun, 2:41
285: Hudson Scholten, M, pinned Grant Miller, 1:12

Minneota 51, KMS 20

Minneota overcame early deficits of 5-0 and 11-6 to beat Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg at Kerkhoven.

106: Trey Gunderson, KMS tech fall over Adam Devaleminck, 19-4 (5:53)
113: Quinton Anderson, M, won by forfeit
120: Noah Johnson, KMS, won by forfeit
126: Cael Fier, M, won by forfeit
132: Peyton Gillund, M, won by forfeit
138: Troy Van Keulen, M, pinned Logan Johnson, 3:52
145: Kade Lozinski, M, dec. Ely Johnson, 5-0
152: Zach Fier, M, dec. Jett Olson, 11-4
160: Coy Gunderson, KMS, pinned Eli Gruenes, 3:53
170: Alex Depestel, M, dec. Aaron Jones, 4-2
182: Jonah Gruenes, M, pinned Owen Kidrowski, :37
195: Masyn Olson, KMS, dec. Conner Sik, 3-1
220: Branden Johnson, M, won by forfeit
285: Hudson Scholten, M, pinned Jason Jones, 5:41

KMS 48, Paynesville 24

Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg used pins by Noah Johnson at 120, Jett Olson at 152 and Jason Jones at 285 to beat visiting Paynesville at the triangular in Kerkhoven.

The Fighting Saints also had three forfeits and victories by Ely Johnson at 120, Luke Froelich at 160 and Coy Gunderson at 170.

Payneville’s wins on the mat included Preston Welling at 126, Seth Vearrier at 182 and Peyton Hemmesch at 195.

106: Colton Noble, KMS, won by forfeit
113: Trey Gunderson, KMS won by forfeit
120: Noah Johnson, KMS, pinned Carson Suchy, 2:18
126: Preston Welling, P, dec. Taytan Nielsen, 9-6
132: Brandon Hess, P, won by forfeit
138: Logan Johnson, KMS, won by forfeit
145: Ely Johnson, KMS, major dec. Grant Wendlandt, 11-1
152: Jett Olson, KMS, pinned Trenton LeClaire, 3:42
160: Luke Froelich, KMS, dec. Hayden Andrews, 7-1
170: Coy Gunderson, KMS, tech fall over Aaron Mages, 22-7 (5:46)
182: Seth Vearrier, P, dec. Owen Kidrowski, 2-1
195: Peyton Hemmesch, P, pinned Mayson Olson, 1:49
220: Spencer Eisenbraun, P, won by forfeit
285: Jason Jones, KMS, pinned Grant Miller, 1:50

W-M triangular
W-M 42, D-C/Litchfield 27

Watertown-Mayer/Mayer Lutheran knocked off Dassel-Cokato/Litchfield in a traingular at Watertown.

D-C/Litchfield’s victories on the mat came from Gabe Nelson at 132 pounds, Devin Steinhaus at 138, Jude Link at 160 and Tate Link at 182.


Going into the match, both teams were ranked in Class AA. W-M was ranked 11th while D-C/Litchfield was eighth.

106: Titan Friedrichs, WM, won by forfeit
113: Parker Jackson, WM, won by forfeit
120: Victor Franco, DCL, won by forfeit
126: Aaron Bury, WM, pinned Conner Sherpersky, 1:55
132: Gabe Nelson, DCL, pinned Eli Hamberger, 1:55
138: Devin Steinhaus, DCL, pinned Jack Entinger, 3:20
145: Steven Duske, WM, dec. Monte Gillman, 7-5
152: Patrick Duske, WM, pinned Shelby Fischer Lund, 1:53
160: Jude Link, DCL, dec. Bryce Burkett, 6-3
170: Tanner Burmeister, WM, dec. Sam Marx, 6-3
182: Tate Link, DCL, dec. Jonah Blakstad, 6-5
195: Jackson Drahos, WM, pinned Ivan Ramirez-Galvan, :41
220: Ashton Congdon, WM, pinned Logan Sander, 1:53
285: Brendan Rokala, DCL, dec. Jason F”enske, 6-2

D-C/Litchfield 60,
Delano 24

Dassel-Cokato/Litchfield used six forfeits and victories on the mat from Victor Franco at 120 pounds, Sam Marx at 170, Ivan Ramirez-Galvan at 195 and Brendan Rokala at 285 to beat Delano at Watertown.

106: Tate Olson, D, won by forfeit
113: Holton Vanderlinde, D, won by forfeit
120: Victor Franco, DCL, pinned Landon Hinchcliff, :43
126: Conner Shepersky, DCL won by forfeit
132: Cael Olson, D, pinned Gabe Nelson, 3:00
138: Devin Steinhaus, DCL, won by forfeit
145: Monte Gillman, DCL, won by forfeit
152: Shelby Fischer Lund, DCL won by forfeit
160: Jude Link, DCL, won by forfeit
170: Sam Marx, DCL, pinned Jack Stoffels, 1:53
182: Tate Link, DCL, won by forfeit
195: Ivan Ramirez-Galvan, DCL, pinned Grant Horeis, 2:54
220: Ashton Esco, D, pinned Logan Sander, 5:48
285: Brendan Rokala, DCL, pinned Chase McClay, :41

Wright County
A/ML 46, NLS 18

Annandale/Maple Lake knocked off New London-Spicer in a Wright County Conference dual at New London.

NLS got victories from Holton Hanson at 106 pounds, Luke Ruter at 126, Adam Sandau at 145, Brody Lien at 152 and Marshel Johnson at 285.

106: Holton Hanson, NLS, dec. Cassen Brumm, 5-1
113: Ayden Fitzgerald, AML, dec. Isaiah Nelson, 1-0
120: Xavier Jones, AML, dec. Caleb Nelson, 10-4
126: Luke Ruter, NLS, dec. Noah Gindele, 5-4
132: Mitchell Koss, AML, won by forfeit
138: Nathan Zander, AML, won by forfeit
145: Adam Sandau, NLS, dec. Jack Nilson, 8-6
152: Brody Lien, NLS, dec. Nick Olson, 10-8
160: Shay McClory, AML, major dec. Reid Holmquist, 12-4
170: Carson Cooper, AML, pinned Grant Hubbard, 3:18
182: Alex Klatt, AML, won by forfeit
195: Riley Hall, AML, pinned Payton Meis, 1:38
220: Braden Peterson, AML, won by forfeit

285: Marshel Johnson, NLS, pinned James Meuwissen, 1:29

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