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WRESTLING: Poster, Pierz win big


LONG PRAIRIE - Clint Poster recorded his 105th career pin, setting the Pierz school record and helping the Pioneers cruise to a 64-18 win over the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Thunder Thursday.


Poster pinned Rene Eldidy in 1:41 and is now 9-0 this season.

Also earning pins for the Pioneers were Kolton Eischens, Chris Ortman, Brad Meyer, Cody Vanzee, Nick Lochner and Dustin Waytashek.

Pierz 64, LP-GE 18

103: Kolton Eischens (Prz) pinned Creg Donabauer 2:47

112: Chris Ortman (Prz) pinned Maway Quillo :41

119: Cody Meyer (Prz) pinned Jorge Botello 2:36

125: Brandon Sullivan (Prz) maj. dec. Miguel Botello 23-9

130: Brett Brausen (Prz) wins by forfeit

135: Brad Meyer (Prz) pinned Jose Orozco :57

140: Thomas Haugen (LP-GE) pinned Mitchell Boster 1:24

145: Clint Poster (Prz) pinned Rene Eldidy 1:41

152: Cody Vanzee (Prz) pinned Josh Vor :33

160: Lenard Bennett (LP-GE) by default Josh Lanners

171: Nick Lochner (Prz) pinned Christian Ambriz 1:01

189: Dustin Waytashek (Prz) pinned Philipp Wenzel 2:58

215: Ryley Smude (Prz) wins by forfeit

Hwt: Kody Kunerth (LP-GE) pinned Curtis Brisk 6:14

Overall: Prz 6-3. Next: Pierz at Little Falls quadrangular 5 p.m. Jan. 7.

Little Falls 51,

Alexandria 20

ALEXANDRIA - Jack Jendro's 26 second pin bettered Austin Olson's 29-second pin in the Little Falls Flyers 51-20 Central Lakes Conference win over the Alexandria Cardinals Thursday.

Austin Olson, Dan Mushel, Connor Scherping, Keith Yorek, Jordan Petrone and Joe Tuholsky also recorded pins for the 6-1 Flyers.

Little Falls 51, Alexandria 20

103: Trent Piepenburg (Alex) dec. Axel Lange 6-2

112: Tyler Lillemoe (LF) dec. Tristan Johnson 15-10

119: Austin Olson (LF) pinned Adam Schmidt :29

125: Dan Mushel (LF) pinned Ricky Vance 3:34

130: Conner Scherping (LF) pinned Jcob Schiltgen 1:55

135: Keith Yorek (LF) pinned Jake Neinaber 3:47

140: Dillon Kifer (FF) forfeit

145: Anthony Hubbard (Alex) maj. dec. Derek McMahan 21-12

152: Jordan Petrone (LF) pinned Isak Hurlen 1:32

160: Joe Tuholsky (LF) pinned Jake DeLaRosby 1:07

171: Cole Ellison (Alex) maj. dec. Adam Grams

189: Andy Bouresa (Alex) pinned Dilan Gastecki 4:25

215: Dillon Schauff (Alex) dec. Conor Swenson 2-0

Hwt: Jack Jendro (LF) pinned Ariel Way :26

Conference: LF 3-0. Overall: LF 6-1. Next: Little Falls quadrangular 5 p.m. Jan. 7.

Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with Causecast.org — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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