Wrestling: Fast start allows YME to hand ACGC first loss

BENSON -- Yellow Medicine East handed Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City its first loss of the season, then also spilled Benson in West Central South Conference matches on Tuesday.

BENSON -- Yellow Medicine East handed Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City its first loss of the season, then also spilled Benson in West Central South Conference matches on Tuesday.

Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City beat Benson 45-29, Yellow Medicine East downed Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City 34-29 and Yellow Medicine East then toppled Benson 36-24.

Yellow Medicine East improved to 5-1 in the conference. BOLD is 6-1 and Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City is 4-1.

ACGC 45, Benson 29

ACGC got pins from Hayden Rouser at 112 pounds, Matt Lee at 119, Scott Litzau at 130, Matt Meyer at 135, Travis Frederiksen at 160, Micah Larson at 189 and Deron Buboltz at 215.


Benson chalked up pins from Brett Hoffman at 140 and Dalton Staton at heavyweight.

103: Morgan Staton, B, maj Lee Whitcomb 12-1

112: Hayden Rouser, A, pin Seth Pillatzki 1:11

119: Matt Lee, A, pin Matt Plumhoff 1:44

125: Josh Frentzel, B, dec Dan Fuchs 4-0

130: Scott Litzau, A, pin Jesse Lundebrek 3:16

135: Matt Meyer, A, pin Dave Twetan 2:47

140: Brett Hoffman, B, pin Colin Kragenbring :48


145: Ryan Thompson, B, won by forfeit

152: Brady Wersinger, B, maj Ryan Larson 13-2

160: Travis Frederiksen, A, pin Andrew Carruth :44

171: Travis Whitcomb, A, dec Sam Carruth 5-1

189: Micah Larson, A, pin Chris Carruth 2:32

215: Deron Buboltz, A, pin Justin Golden 5:16

285: Dalton Staton, B, pin Dylan Nelson 3:39

YME 34, ACGC 29


The Sting bolted to a 28-12 lead and hung on.

Pins by Austen Cole at 119, Casey Field at 140 and Evan Stock at heavyweight paced the way for YME.

Hayden Rouser at 112, Scott Litzau at 130 had pins for ACGC.

103: Evan Knudson, Y, maj Lee Whitcomb 8-0

112: Hayden Rouser, A, pin Tyler Merritt :47

119: Austen Cole, Y, pin Larry Bomstad 1:40

125: Dylan Hoffman, Y, dec Matt Lee 2-1, OT

130: Scott Litzau, A, pin Holden Sand :45


135: Dustin Baker, Y, dec Matt Meyer 13-11, OT

140: Casey Field, Y, pin Colin Kragenbring 2:18

145: Justin Tongen, Y, dec Michael Kramer 5-0

152: Mason Hegna, Y, dec Ryan Larson 2-0

160: Travis Frederiksen, A, tcfl, Blake Dandurand 17-1

171: Travis Whitcomb, A, dec Derek Dyrdahl 3-2

189: Deron Buboltz, A, dec Cody Sander 12-5

215: Micah Larson, A, won by forfeit


285: Evan Stock, Y, pin Dylan Nelson 2:58

YME 36, Benson 24

The Sting led 15-0 and never looked back to stay tied for the loop lead.

Austen Cole at 119 and Blake Dandurand at 160 recorded pins for YME.

Benson got pins from Ryan Thompson at 145 and Chris Carruth at 189.

103: Evan Knudson, Y, dec Morgan Staton 9-5

112: Tyler Merritt, Y, dec Seth Pillatzki 14-9

119: Austen Cole, Y, pin Matt Plumhoff 2:00


125: Dylan Hoffman, Y, dec Josh Frentzel 3-0

130: Jesse Lundebrek, B, dec Holden Sand 18-16

135: Logan Johnson, Y, dec David Tweten 8-3

140: Casey Field, Y, dec Brett Hoffman 1-0

145: Ryan Thompson, B, pin Steve Johnke :42

152: Brady Wersinger, B, dec Justin Tongen 4-1

160: Blake Dandirand, Y, pin Andrew Carruth 4:54

171: Derek Dyrdahl, Y, tcfl, Sam Carruth 18-0

189: Chris Carruth, B, pin Cody Sander 3:59

215: Evan Stock, Y, maj Justin Golden 14-2

285: Dalton Staton, B, won by forfeit

Minnewaska Tri

Minnewaska 42, Montevideo 37

The last nine matches were decided by a pin or a forfeit. Micah Klemme sealed the win for the Lakers with a pin at heavyweight.

103: Jake Bednar, Mon, dec Gary Steffensen 14-11

112: Jacob Braaten, Min, pin Mitchel Kwilinski 3:27

119: Grant Winter, Min, won by forfeit

125: Tim Macziewski, Mon, pin Justin Roggenkamp 2:57

130: Jesse Mijares, Mon, maj Zach Steffensen 15-3

135: Josh Anderson, Mon, won by forfeit

140: Joe Bednar, Mon, pin Hunter Wollschlager 4:23

145: Cam Schafer, Min, pin Tanner Lindemann 1:38

152: Collin Jergenson, Min, won by forfeit

160: Isaac Sulflow, Mon, pin Tyrel Swensrud 3:13

171: Shawn Rutten, Min, won by forfeit

189: Brandon Manderschied, Min, pin Colton Anderson 2:52

215: Jordan Welling, Mon, pin Zach Stottler 3:38

285: Micah Klemme, Min, pin Jordan Solting 3:42

Paynesville 69, Montevideo 7

The Bulldogs lost just two matches and won the last nine, eight by pin or forfeit.

103: Cole Woehler, P, pin Jake Bednar 3:17

112: Dylan Sheridan, P, won by forfeit

119: Trevor Spanier, P, pin Mitchell Kwilinski 4:54

125: Tim Macziewski, M, maj Josh Hiepler 12-1

130: Jesse Mijares, M, maj, Brent Schlangen 12-5

135: Jon Kerzman, P, dec Josh Anderson 7-5

140: Matt Doom, P, pin Joe Bednar 1:19

145: Justin Wendlandt, P, pin Tanner Lindemann 1:18

152: Tyler Hemmesch, P, pin Thomas Stoeckman :49

160: Eric Wolbeck, P, won by forfeit

171: Michael Doom, P, won by forfeit

189: Andrew Moser, P, pin Colton Anderson 1:56

215: Jon Person, P, pin Jordan Welling 2:52

285: Dominick Platow, P, pin Jordan Solting 5:05

Paynesville 36, Minnewaska 20

The Lakers took a 10-6 lead, but the Bulldogs won the next four to secure the win.

103: Jacob Braaten, M, dec Cole Woehler 8-6

112: Dylan Sheridan, P, won by forfeit

119: Grant Winter, M, dec Trevor Spanier 4-0

125: Justin Roggenkamp, M, maj Josh Hiepler 13-3

130: Brent Schlangen, P, dec Zach Steffensen 9-5

135: Jon Kerzman, P, pin Hunter Wollschlager 2:41

140: Matt Doom, P, pin Justin Frederick 4:37

145: Justin Wendlandt, P, dec Cam Schafer 5-4

152: Collin Jergenson, M, maj Tyler Hemmesch 15-4

160: Eric Wolbeck, P, pin Tyrel Swensrud 2:38

171: Michael Doom, P, dec Shawn Rutten 8-4

189: Brandon Manderschied, M, dec Andrew Moser 4-1

215: Zach Stottler, M, dec Jon Person 7-4

285: Dominick Platow, P, dec Micah Klemme 9-6

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