Red Bulls go 1-1 at triangular
WORTHINGTON – The Fairmont/Martin County West Red Bulls traded dual-meet victories during triangular wrestling action on Friday in Worthington.
The Red Bulls defeated Fulda/Murray County Central 54-23 in the opener, before falling 39-29 to Worthington in the second meet of the night.
Class AA, No. 1-ranked 106-pounder Trevor Schultz started the Red Bulls on the winning side of things, taking a 38-second fall over Fulda/Murray County Central’s John Cole at 106.
FHS/MCW’s Elijah Gronewold claimed a pin at 132, putting Ben Elanschette’s shoulders to the mat just 11 seconds into the match.
Harley Luhmann followed Gronewold’s win with a 7-5 victory over Dalton Keeler at 138.
Tanner Lange completed mini-run Red Bull wins by posting a 5-1 decision over Jordan Clark at 145, followed by a Brock Burmeister victory by forfeit at 152.
The Warriors’ Class AA, No. 8-ranked 160-pounder Ben Loosbrock took the 160 win, pinning Phillip Bowie at 1:21 and halting the Red Bulls’ momentum.
FHS/MCW’s Nathan Gillis responded with a pin of Dylan Nelson in the 170 match, winning in 3:56.
The Red Bulls’ Luis Figueroa followed with a pin of Shae Postma in 2:54 at 182.
Class AA, No. 3-ranked Colton Hines finished off the dual for FHS/MCW with a pin of Aaron Benson with two seconds remaining in the 285-pound match.
Chris Ettesvold and Kory Brown claimed forfeit over the Warriors for the Red Bulls.
Gronewold took his second win of the night when he won the high-scoring 132-pound match over the Trojans’ Cody Michealson, 13-11.
Schultz, Lange, Brown and Hines also won their second matches of the evening, downing their Trojan opponents.
Lange won a 9-1 major decision over Zach Bruns at 145, while Brown pinned Peter Abraham in 3:22 in the 220-pound match.
Schultz and Hines each won by forfeit at 113 and 285, respectively.
Class AA, No. 10-ranked 152-pounder Joe Weber claimed his lone victory over the night, winning an 18-7 major decision over Joey Mills at 152.
Fairmont/Martin County West travels to Luverne for a 5 p.m. triangular on Tuesday with Luverne and Adrian.
106: Trevor Schultz (F/MCW) pinned John Cole, 0:38. 113: Clayton Hardle (F/MCC) pinned Collin Steuber, 3:15. 120: Chris Ettesvold (F/MCW) won by forfeit. 126: Ben Elanschette (F/MCC) tech fall, Remington Kuehl, 17-1. 132: Elijah Gronewold (F/MCW) pinned Will Gehl, 0:11. 138: Harley Luhmann (F/MCW) dec. Dalton Keeler, 7-5. 145: Tanner Lange (F/MCW) dec. Jordan Clark, 5-1. 152: Brock Burmeister (F/MCW) won by forfeit. 160: Ben Loosbrock (F/MCC) pinned Phillip Bowie, 1:21. 170: Nathan Gillis (F/MCW) pinned Dylan Nelson, 3:56. 182: Luis Figueroa (F/MCW) pinned Shae Postma, 2:54. 195: Kory Brown (F/MCW) won by forfeit. 220: Brian Behrends (F/MCC) pinned Tyler Allen, 1:31. 285: Colton Hines (F/MCW) pinned Aaron Benson, 5:58.
106: Hser Eh Twae (W) maj. dec. Collin Steuber, 10-1. 113: Trevor Schultz (F/MCW) won by forfeit. 120: Hser Moo Twae (W) pinned Chris Ettesvold, 3:47. 126: Anthony Luft (W) won by forfeit. 132: Elijah Gronewold (F/MCW) dec. Cody Michealson, 13-11. 138: Vince Riley (W) pinned Harley Luhmann, 2:08. 145: Tanner Lange (F/MCW) maj. dec. Zach Bruns, 9-1. 152: Joe Weber (F/MCW) maj. dec. Joey Mills, 18-7. 160: King Saenz (W) maj. dec. Brock Burmeister, 18-5. 170: Zack Kaempa (W) maj. dec. Phillip Bowie, 14-3. 182: Blake Schroeder (W) dec. Nathan Gillis, 2-1. 195: Carson Hagen (W) pinned Luis Figueroa, 3:34. 220: Kory Brown (F/MCW) pinned Peter Abraham, 3:22. 285: Colton Hines (F/MCW) won by forfeit.