BEMIDJI - The Aitkin Gobblers picked up individual titles from Isaac Werner (103), Keith Wasserzieher (112), Justin Chouanard (140) and Nick Nadeau (heavyweight) to finish second at the Rick Lee wrestling invite Saturday.
The Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus Road Crew finished fourth with Nic Harrison and Jesse Hernandez finishing second and Pat Bresnahan and Adam Kish taking third.
Travis Hallberg and Brett Mlynar finished second for Class 1A's fourth-ranked Gobblers.
Final score: 1-Sibley East 183.5, 2t-Aitkin 171.50, 2t-Badger/Greenbush/Middle River 171.50, 4-Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus 139, 5-Bemidji 114.5, 6-Roseau 98, 7-Detroit Lakes 96.5, 8-Royalton 81, 9-Deer River 79, 10-Blackduck/Cass Lake-Bena 40, 11-Cloquet 36, 12-Nashwauk-Keewatin 3.00
103 - 1-Isaac Werner (Ait), 3-Cody Schrupp (PLPRB)
112 - 1-Keith Wasserzieher (Ait), 3-Chris Harrison (PLPRB)
119 - 2-Nic Harrison (PLPRB), 5-Craig Leathers (Ait)
125 - DNP-Jeff Moe (Ait), DNP-Joe Knutson (PLPRB)
130 - 5-Nathan Waslaski (PLPRB), DNP-Ryan Skinner (Ait)
135 - 2-Brett Mlynar (Ait), 6-Zach Humphrey (PLPRB)
140 - 1-Justin Chouanard (Ait), 5-Dustin Campbell (PLPRB)
145 - 2-Jesse Hernandez (PLPRB), DNP-Nathan Cummings (Ait)
152 - 5-Andrew Hallberg (Ait), DNP-Andy Davidson (PLPRB)
160 - 2-Travis Hallberg (Ait), DNP-Marc Hummell (PLPRB)
171 - 3-Matt Christensen (Ait), 6-Marcus Hernandez (PLPRB)
189 - 3-Pat Bresnahan (PLPRB), DNP-Brandon Perrine (Ait)
215 - 3-Adam Kish (PLPRB), 6-Taylor Wilke (Ait)
Hwt - 1-Nick Nadeau (Ait), 4-Troy Griffith (PLPRB)
Next meet - Aitkin at Cloquet triangular Tuesday.
Pierz's Poster perfect
PAYNESVILLE - Pierz's Clint Poster improved to 19-0 on the season with his 103-pound individual championship at the Paynesville Invite Saturday.
Hank Virnig, Tanner Tetrick and Kyle Welle all placed second to help the Pierz Pioneers to third.
1-St. Michael-Albertville 238, 2-Watertown S.D. 211, 3-Pierz 131, 4-Delano 124.5, 5t-Burnsville 120, 5t-Dassel-Cokato 120, 7-Paynesville 112, 8-Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa 41.5
103 - 1-Clint Poster 3-0
125 - 5-Isaac Gruber 2-2
130 - 2-Hank Virnig 2-1
135 - 2-Tanner Tetrick 2-1
145 - 3-Scott Janson 3-1
152 - 4-Corey Egan 2-2
160 - 5-Eric Andres 2-2
171 - DNP-Casey Talberg 0-2
189 - 6-Tony Marshik 1-3
215 - 2-Kyle Welle 2-1
Hwt - 6-T. Funk 1-3
Next meet - Pierz at Mora triangular 5 pm. Tuesday.
B-H/V drops two in
MINNEWASKA - Ethan Kern, Sam Moenkedick and Matt Moenkedick each went 2-0 as the Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale Raiders lost both matches at the Minnewaska tournament Saturday.
The Raiders lost to Minnewaska 52-16 and Jackson County Central 59-10.
Kern pinned Grant Winter of Minnewaska in 1:34 in the first meet and earned a decision against JCC's Alex Anderson. Sam Moenkedick earned a decision against Sam Goracke and a major decision over Devin Bezdicek 12-4 at 152 pounds.
At 160 pounds Matt Moenkedick earned decisions over both opponents.
Minnewaska 52, BH/V 16
Jackson County Central 59, BHV 10
103: Kody Gaba 0-2
112: Ethan Kern 2-0
119: Blake Youngbauer 0-2
125: Zak Lambert 1-1
130: Dakota Ailing 0-2
135: Nathan Wiese 0-2
140: Jake Braaten 0-2
145: Justin Kern 0-2
152: Sam Moenkedick 2-0
160: Matt Moenkedick 2-0
171: Wade Moenkedick 0-2
189: Jon Kohlhase 0-2
Next: B-H/V hosts Menahga-Sebeka 6 p.m. Tuesday.
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