WALKER - Crosby Ironton's freshman Hayden Zillmer took home the Most Valuable Wrestler award at the Wolf Pack Invitational Saturday after taking the 103-pound championship.
The Staples-Motley Cardinals won the invitational with a team score of 196.5 while Crosby-Ironton finished fourth with a team score of 140.5.
The Cardinals took home three individual titles in Trent Carlson at 125, Jordan Benson at 152 and Nick Trout at heavyweight.
The Rangers' Sam Srock won the 135 pound championship.
Team scores: 1-Staples-Motley 196.5, 2-Fosston-Bagley 174, 3-Deer River 170.5, 4-Crosby-Ironton 140.5, 5-Walker-Hackensack-Akeley-Nevis 114, 6-EGF-Sacred Heart 111, 7-Cloquet 109, 8-Nashwauk-Keewatin
103: Championship: Hayden Zillmer (C-I) 10-7 dec. Jordan Land (Clo), Fifth-place match: Ryan Boushee (EGF) pinned Jordan Heldman (S-M) 2:07
112: Fifth-place match: Michael Wilson (Clo) pinned Brandon Sterriker (S-M) 1:56
119: Championship: Cody Mentages (DR) 4-3 dec. Brandon Biever (C-I), Third-place match: Andrew Robben (S-M) tech. fall. Blake Wiemann (WHAN) 3:00
125: Championship: Trent Carlson (S-M) 7-3 dec. Dustin Hanson (FB)
130: Championship: Gary Perrington (DR) 2-1 dec. Andrew Kayfes (C-I), Third-place match: Ostan Sundrud (FB) 4-1 dec. Tyler Odden (S-M)
135: Championship: Sam Srock (C-I) 15-5 maj. dec. Jamison Evans (DR), Third-place match: Devin Becker (S-M) 8-4 dec. Trandem Kappedal (FB)
140: Third-place match: Josh Sorenson (WHAN) 5-2 dec. David Booth (C-I), Fifth-place match: Justin Radtke (FB) inj. def. Lance Flickinger (C-I)
145: Championship: Simon Thill (Clo) 5-3 dec. Andrew Becker (S-M), Fifth-place match: Zach Flackus (WHAN) 6-4 OT dec. Kevin Burns (C-I)
152: Championship: Jordan Benson (S-M) pinned Zach Olson (DR) 2:30, Fifth-place match: Patrick Kruchten (Clo) def. Chris Rothstein (C-I)
160: Championship: Jesse Lake (NK) pinned Dylan Shequen (S-M) 3:34, Fifth-place match: Justin Feltus (DR) def. Tom Beaulio (C-I)
171: Championship: Andrew Juve (FB) 7-6 dec. Ben Rothstein (C-I), Third-place match: Kodeiy Lind (S-M) pinned Bobby Elg (NK) 1:22
189: Third-place match: Chandler Trout (S-M) 7-0 dec. Jeremy Campbell (Clo)
215: Championship: Pat Thompson (EGF) 9-1 maj. dec. Levi Kugel (C-I), Fifth-place match: Ryan Detloff (S-M) def. Ryan Powell (NK)
Hwt: Championship: Nick Trout (S-M) 10-2 maj. dec. Michael Cormican (FB)
BH/V captures Park Region Invite
NEW YORK MILLS - Matt Moenkedick and Ethan Kern of Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale were named co-outstanding wrestlers at the Park Region Conference Invitational Saturday in which B-H/V won with a team score of 186.5.
Matt Moenkedick took the 171-pound title and Kern the 119-pound title by decision.
Also winning titles for Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale were Jake Braaten (152), Sam Moenkedick (160) and Amos Schmidt (189).
The Pequot Lakes/Pine River- Backus wrestling team finished third with a team score of 171.
Nic Harrison won the 130-pound title and Dustin Campbell the 145-pound title for PL/PR-B.
Team scores: 1-Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale 186.5, 2-New York Mills 185.5, 3-Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus 171, 4-Browerville/Eagle Valley 149, 5-Osakis 145.5, 6-Ottertail Central 125, 7-Parkers Prairie 114, United North Central 42
103: Championship: Travis Borchert (B/EV) 13-8 dec. Darlan Rubner (PLPRB), Fifth-place match: Kody Graba (BHV) 10-4 dec. Zach Johnson (OTC)
112: Third-place match: Joe Knutson (PLPRB) pinned Austin Collins (OS) 5:48, Fifth-place match: Zach Matthys (OTC) 12-2 maj. dec. Raphael Lopes (BHV)
119: Championship: Ethan Kern (BHV) 1-0 dec. Julius Stone (B/EV)
125: Championship: Tyler Spychalla (B/EV) 4-3 dec. Zak Lambert (BHV), Third-place match: Zach Humphrey (PLPRB) 9-0 maj. dec. Brendan Hart (OTC)
130: Championship: Nic Harrison (PLPRB) 11-2 maj. dec. Jason Arvidson, Third-place match: Jacob Meder (OTC) pinned Dakota Aeling (BHV) 1:53
135: Third-place match: Patrick Nilson (OTC) 4-2 dec. Chris Harrison (PLPRB), FIfth-place match: Nathan Wiese (BHV) 12-2 maj. dec. Donnie Bececca (OS)
140: Third-place match: Jordan Vaughn (NYM) def. Levi Allen (PLPRB), Fifth-place match: Trent Bertram (BHV) pinned Anthony Hinson (OTC) 0:59
145: Championship: Dustin Campbell (PLPRB) pinned T.J. Nelson (OTC) 0:51
152: Championship: Jake Braaten (BHV) tech. fall Keith Pudwill (B/EV) 5:52
160: Championship: Sam Moenkedick (BHV) pinned Marcus Hernandez (PLPRB) 5:40,
171: Championship: Matt Moenkedick (BHV) 5-0 dec. Brenda Frost (NYM), Third-place match Tyler Ahlf (OTC) 3-2 dec. Pat Bresnahan (PLPRB)
189: Championship: Amos Schmidt (BHV) 11-2 maj. dec. Andy Hendrickx (NYM),
215: Championship: Wendell Larson (OS) 3-1 dec. Wade Moenkedick (BHV)
Hwt: Championship: Andrew Frost (NYM) 3-2 dec. Troy Griffith (PLPRB), Fifth-place match: David Hagen (OS) pinned Colin Turchin (BHV) 0:59
Steffens, Wegscheid lead W-DC
ALEXANDRIA - Mitch Steffens won the 103-pound title by pin and Tony Wegscheid the 189-pound title by technical fall to lead the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines wrestling team to a fourth-place finish with a team score of 145 Saturday at the Big Ole Invitational.
Tony Wegscheid is now 25-2 on the season and Steffens 21-6.
Jordan Rentz finished runner-up at 112.
Jared Wegscheid (125), Trey VanOrsdel (140), Isaac Lustila (171) and Eddie Lustila (Hwt) all captured third for the Wolverines.
Team scores: 1-Alexandria 232, 2-Minnewaska 166.5, 3-Frazee 149.5, 4-Wadena-Deer Creek 145, 5-Moorhead 87, 6-Rocori 80, 7-Morris Area/Hancock 76.5, 8-Willmar 61
103: Championship: Mitch Steffens (WDC) pinned Tanner Ellenberg (F) 5:54
112: Championship: Taylor Morical (A) 5-2 dec. Jordan Rentz (WDC)
119: Fifth-place match: Marty Williams (Minn) pinned Derrick Rude (WDC) 2:13
125: Third-place match: Jared Wegscheid (WDC) pinned Derek Osland (Moor) 2:12
135: Fifth-place match: Eric Monson (WDC) bye
140: Third-place match: Trey VanOrsdel pinned Jake Schemerhorn (F) 2:33
152: Fifth-place match: Adam Patrick (Alex) pinned Tyler Savaloga (WDC) 3:33
160: Third-place match: Josh Betterman (Alex) 10-0 maj. dec. Aaron Uselman
171: Third-place match: Isaac Lustila (WDC) 12-9 dec. Kyle Fulghum (Alex)
189: Championship: Tony Wegscheid (WDC) 19-0 tech. fall David Cowen (Minn)
215: Fifth-place match: Josh Sweere (WDC) bye
Hwt: Third-place match: Eddie Lustila (WDC) pinned Ross Carlson (Alex) 1:59
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