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AREA WRESTLING: Eighth-ranked Pierz wins 18th straight dual

Posted: January 23, 2013 - 12:34am

LONG PRAIRIE — The Pierz Pioneers, ranked eighth in Class 1A, collected nine pins in rolling past Long Prairie-Grey Eagle 60-9 in a non-conference meet Tuesday.

Brandon Sullivan improved his record to 16-2, while Josh Lanners pinned his opponent and stayed unbeaten at 11-0.

It was the 18th straight dual meet win for the Pioneers.

Pierz 60, Long Prairie-Grey Eagle 9

106: Brandon Ortman (P) pinned Thomas Pesta 2:09

113: Nicholas Middendorf (L) dec. Cole Brausen 7-2

120: Brandon Sullivan (P) dec. Miguel Ambriz 3-2

126: Chris Ortman (P) pinned Greg Donabauer :43

132: Evan Woitalla (P) wins by forfeit

138: Brett Kapsner (P) pinned Remington Meagher 4:33

145: Jordon Goebel (P) pinned Miguel Botello 3:26

152: Brad Meyer (P) pinned Tim Jasken 3:47

160: Josh Lanners (P) pinned Rene Eldidy 2:40

170: Grant Smude (P) pinned Keegan Cavallero 1:16

182: Nick Lochner (P) pinned Matt Schultz 1:43

195: Travis Johnson (P) pinned Tony Loehrer 1:13

220: Ryley Smude (P) dec. Devin Roering 5-1

285: Kody Kunerth (L) wins by forfeit

Overall: Prz 18-2. Next: Pierz vs. Mille Lacs at Isle 6 p.m. Thursday.

Little Falls wins pair

ALEXANDRIA — Joe Reis and Trysten Ross finished with three pins collectively, and led the way for Little Falls in a sweep of two meets in Tuesday’s Alexandria triangular.

The Flyers trailed Alexandria 27-17 before getting three straight pins from Tyler Gastecki, Reis, and Ross to finish off a 41-33 win.

In the meet against the Lumberjacks, the Flyers trailed after the first three matches before coming back to win 45-21. Reis and Ross each scored wins to turn a 12-point lead into an insurmountable 21-point deficit for Alexandria.

Team scores

Little Falls 45, Bemidji 21

Little Falls 41, Alexandria 33

Little Falls results

106: Leo Wilczek 0-2

113: Gregory Ross 0-2

120: Josh Beack 0-2

126: Justin Jenks 2-0

132: Axel Lange 2-0

138: Connor Scherping 1-0/ Dan Mushel 0-1

145: Derek McMahan 1-0/ Scherping 1-0

152: Levi Hoffman 0-1/ Derek McMahan 1-0

160: Jordan Petrone 1-1

170: Tyler Gastecki 1-0/ Keith Yorek 1-0

182: Joe Reis 2-0

195: Trysten Ross 2-0

220: David Copa 1-1

285: Conor Swanson 1-1

Overall: LF 13-3. Next: Little Falls at Big Lake Quad Thursday.

Wadena-DC fifth at

Mahnomen-Waubun

MAHNOMEN — Tristin Godel raised his win streak to nine matches, and improved his record to 9-3, as the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines finished fifth at the Mahnomen-Waubun dual meet tournament Monday.

Devin Barthel improved to 11-6, while Carter Wright (6-6) and Josh Lawson (10-10) evened their records.

Pins from Caleb Monson (220) and Tristian Baker (285) enabled W-DC to nip Mahnomen-Waubun 41-39 in the consolation semifinals. It was Baker’s first pin of the season.

Team scores

Quarterfinals: Crookston 60, WDC 15

Consolation semifinals: WDC 41, Mahnomen Waubun 39

Third place: WDC 60, Red Lake County Central 23

Wadena-Deer Creek results

106: Carter Wright 2-1

113: Lee Spencer 2-1

120: Tristin Godel 3-0

126: Blaine Snyder 1-2

132: Devin Barthel 2-1

138: Austin Koljonen 0-3

145: Josh Lawson 2-1

152: Jake Waln 1-2

160: Open

170: Open

182: Isaac Malone 2-1

195: Caleb Monson 1-0, Brandon Monson 1-1

220: Caleb Monson 1-1

285: Tristian Baker 2-1

Overall: WDC 6-6. Next: Wadena-Deer Creek vs. Border West 6 p.m. and Breckenridge 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Wadena.