Bucs finish 4-1 at ELC tournament

ESTHERVILLE – Class A No. 5-ranked at 160 Carter Hansen, Class A No. 9-ranked at 170 Gus Phillips and Martin Granados went 5-0 in the Estherville Lincoln Central round-robin tourney to help lead the Blue Earth Area Bucs wrestling team to a 4-1 finish in Estherville on Saturday.

Jordan Stelter and David Franta each finished 4-1 on the day, while Mike Ankeny and Jesse Alleven finished with 3-2 records.

The Bucs dealt the host, ELC a 52-16 loss, before Linn-Mar, Iowa handed BEA a 48-18 loss.

Blue Earth Area then came back to beat Sioux City Heelan 65-12, Spirit Lake Park 43-32 and finished with a 40-31 victory over Forest City.

Blue Earth Area (12-4) hosts St. Peter in a 7 p.m. South Central Conference dual on Thursday in Blue Earth.