WRESTLING: Pierz pins loss on Gobblers
PIERZ — Clint Poster improved to a perfect 32-0 with a pin over Aaron Benson at 140 pounds to lead the Pierz Pioneers to a 46-21 victory over Section 7-1A opponent Aitkin in the regular season dual finale for both teams Tuesday.
Brett Brausen upped his record to 26-8 with a victory by fall over Adam Jackson at 125.
Jerod Novak and Dustin Waytashek scored victories by pin for the Gobblers.
Pierz 46, Aitkin 21
103: Kolton Eiscens (Prz) dec. Colton LaPlante 3-0
112: Jerod Novak (Atk) pinned Cody Meyer 1:03
119: Brandon Sullivan (Prz) pinned Mike Stafford 3:02
125: Brett Brausen (Prz) pinned Adam Jackson 3:23
130: Brad Meyer (Prz) dec. Brian Wold 7-5
135: Mitchell Boser (Prz) pinned Tanner Bare :50
140: Clint Poster (Prz) pinned Aaron Benson 1:30
145: Josh Lanners (Prz) dec. Isaac Novak 6-2
152: Jordan Chouanard (Atk) dec. Nathan Tomala 5-4
160: Sean Huls (Prz) maj. dec. Kevin Handt 14-5
171: Nick Lochner (Prz) dec. Kane Magness 8-3
189: Andrew Bast (Atk) wins by forfeit
215: Dustin Waytashek (Prz) pinned Alan Bast 5:31
Hwt: Cooper Blau (Atk) pinned Travis Johnson 2:41
Overall: A 11-4-0, Prz 19-5. Next: Aitkin at Onamia tournament 4:30 p.m. Friday.
Pelican Rapids 16
STAPLES — Five Cardinals grapplers won by pin with Chandler Trout registering the quickest in 41 seconds as Staples-Motley defeated Pelican Rapids 54-16 for their 15th dual win of the season Tuesday.
Also winning by pins were Blake Miller, Gavin Kadlec, Blake Petrich and Cody Drone.
Staples-Motley, Pelican Rapids 16
103: Dakota Pixley (PR) dec. Austin Progreba 11-7
112: Blake Miller (SM) pinned Dan Franco 4:58
119: Jesus Romero (PR) dec. Josh Becker 9-1
125: Brady Killian (SM) tech. fall over Robert Mazariegos 3:36
130: Tyler Progreba (SM) by forfeit
135: Jordan Heldman SM) by forfeit
140: Jim Cossette (PR) pinned Tom Zoellner :45
145: Cris Bakken (PR) dec. Austin Redemske 6-2
152: Brent Lisson (SM) dec. Hector Lemus 12-0
160: Gavin Kadlec (SM) pinned Cody Tullar 3:06
171: Blake Petrich (SM) pinned Tom Gaustad 1:06
189: Chandler Trout (SM) pinned Tyler Lynnes :41
215: Cody Drone (SM) pinned Stephan Jacobson 4:31
Hwt: David DeYonge (SM) dec. Connor Holt 5-2
Overall: SM 15-6. Next: Staples-Motley, Fergus Falls at Perham triangular 5 p.m. Thursday.
Little Falls 37,
COKATO — Connor Scherping and Dillon Kifer each gained victories by pin to lead the Little Falls Flyers to a 37-36 win over Dassel-Cokato in a Section 6-2A dual meet Tuesday.
Kifer’s pin gave the Flyers a 23-9 lead which they did not surrender for the rest of the match. Justin Jenks and Dilan Gastecki also pinned their opponents.
Little Falls 37, Dassel-Cokato 36
103: Justin Jenks (LF) pinned Jack Anderson :36
112: Tom Keskey (DC) dec. Axel Lange 7-5
119: Alex Bapp (DC) pinned Tyler Lillemoe 3:02
125: Frank Wilczek (LF) tech fall Brady Peterson 16-0
130: Connor Scherping (LF) pinned Ryan Christensen 1:15
135: Dillon Kifer (LF) pinned Mike Leffler 1:30
140: Specer Broberg (DC) dec. Luke Lodemeie 15-9
145: Tom Halonen (DC) dec. Derek McMahan 14-6
152: Jordan Petrone (LF) maj. dec. Brett Abrahamson 13-5
160: Joe Tuholsky (LF) maj. dec. Travis Willis 14-5
171: Andrew Madson (DC) pinned Tyler Gastecki 3:03
189: Dilan Gastecki (LF) pinned Tarren Nordstrom 1:08
215: Dakota Hanson (DC) pinned Conor Swanson 3:28
Hwt: Brient Pokorhawski (DC) wins by forfeit
Overall: LF 18-10. Next: Little Falls at St. Cloud Tech 7:30 p.m. Thursday.