Cyclones’ grapplers pin conference loss on Jayhawks

TRUMAN?- The St. Clair/Mankato Loyola Cyclones utilized four falls to fuel a 43-25 victory over the Madelia/Truman/ Martin Luther Jayhawks during a Valley Conference wrestling dual meet on Tuesday night in Truman.

Dylan Rasmussen got the points rolling in the Cyclones’ direction by posting a 51-second pin at 106 pounds before 113-pound teammate Gage Baker received a forfeit to double the visitors’ early lead to 12-0.

Aaron Drummer then earned the slap of the mat in 3:45 at 120 to extend St. Clair/Loyola’s edge to 18-0.

Cole Pietsch then reversed the scoring trend in the Jayhawks’ direction by producing a major decision at 126 before 132-pounder Jerimiah Colon earned a fall in 5:02 at 132.

MTML’s Justin Gifferson then posted a 6-5 decision at 138 to whittle the Jayhawks’ deficit to 18-13.

Dylan Boettcher then garnered a fall in 3:40 at 145 to widen the Cyclones’ margin to 11 before Jesus Lopez received a forfeit for the Jayhawks to inch the home team within five points again.

John Goebel (160), Gage Thom (170) and Jordan Schmitz (182) then generated a major decision, a decision and a forfeit to put the meet out of reach for the Cyclones.

MTML’s Jake Denn received a forfeit at 195 before St. Clair/Loyola 220-pounder Tanner Hauser netted a fall.

MTML hosts Sibley East and Waterville-Elysian-Morristown/Janes-ville-Waldorf-Pemberton next Tuesday night in Madelia.

SCL 43; MTML 25

106: Dylan Rasmussen (SCL) pinned Mike McLaughlin, 0:51.

113: Gage Baker (SCL) won by forfeit.

120: Aaron Drummer (SCL) pinned Grant Koehler, 3:45.

126: Cole Pietsch (MTML) major dec. David Loeffler, 13-2.

132: Jerimiah Colon (MTML) pinned Jordan Goebel, 5:02.

138: Justin Gifferson (MTML) dec. Bryce Flowers, 6-5.

145: Dylan Boettcher (SCL) pinned Zack Pettersen, 3:40.

152: Jesus Lopez (MTML) won by forfeit.

160: John Goebel (SCL) major dec. Weston Ricard, 9-0.

170: Gage Thom (SCL) dec. Steve Tierney, 5-2.

182: Jordan Schmitz (SCL) won by forfeit.

195: Jake Denn (MTML) won by forfeit.

220: Tanner Hauser (SCL) pinned Jeremey Blakesley, 2:55.

285: Double forfeit.