BRAHAM -- Champion Craig Luberts and two other Pierz Pioneers wrestlers qualified for the Class A state tournament following their efforts in the Section 6A individual tournament Saturday.
Luberts won the 119-pound weight class. Teammates Joe Hyatt, 103, and Tony Andres, 112, were runners-up and also qualified for state.
Tim Young, Steve Andres, Dan Britz and Kevin Smude all placed third for the Pioneers.
103 -- Josh Brady (Roy) dec. Joe Hyatt (Pz) 4-2
112 -- Adam Christianson (Pay) dec. Tony Andres (Pz) 1-0
119 -- Craig Luberts (Pz) dec. Nate Glenz (Pay) 1-5
125 -- Jeremy Sogge (Pay) dec. Garett Sowman (RC) 9-4, 5-Nick Gruber (Pz) major dec. Alex Gryskiewicz (H-F) 10-2
130 -- David Kerzman (Pay) pinned Peter Umbrett (RC) 2:37, 4-Tim Young (Pz) major dec. Jon Marquardt (B-B-E) 9-1
135 -- Jeremy Fuchs (Pay) dec. Adam Marks (B-B-E) 5-4, 3-Tyler Peterson (H-F) major dec. Gene Hyatt (Pz) 18-7
140 -- Joe Hiltner (Pay) dec. Mike Felling (B-B-E) 3-2, 5-Sam Umbreit (RC) dec. Keith Janson (Pz) 5-4
145 -- Chris Betsinger (Bra) tech. fall Josh Schreifels (Pay) 4:45
152 -- Daniel Sowman (RC) dec. Dan Kelling (Bra) 10-8, 3-Steve Andres (Pz) major dec. Ryan Glenz (Pay) 9-1
160 -- Max Meagher (Pay) tech. fall Bobby O'Flannegan (H-F) 5:00, 5-Brad Leidenfrost (Pz) pinned Tony Bacon (Bra) 3:26
171 -- Gary Auer (Hold) dec. Troy Heaton (Bra) 8-6, 3-Dan Britz (Pz) dec. Mart Engen (B-B-E) 7-5
189 -- Darren Lieser (B-B-E) pinned Jeremy Wentland (Hold) 2:31, 3-Kevin Smude (Pz) dec. Chris Rohe (Pay) 8-5
Hwt -- Joe Langner (Roy) dec. Andy Larson (B-B-E) 2-1, 3-Korey Siltman (Bra) pinned Treg Swanson (Pz) 1:56.
Next meet -- Pierz in Class A individual state tournament Thursday through Saturday at Xcel Energy Center, St. Paul
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