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Aitkin, C-I, Pierz advance 26 to semis

PIERZ — The Aitkin Gobblers advanced to the semifinals in 12 of the 14 weight classes in the Section 7-1A individual tournament Friday night.

The Gobblers were joined Saturday by 10 Pierz Pioneers and four Crosby-Ironton Rangers.


103: Colton LaPlante (Ait), Caleb Voss (C-I)

112: Jerod Novak (Ait)

119: Mike Stafford (Ait), Brandon Sullivan (Prz)

125: Adam Jackson (Ait), Brett Brausen (Prz) 

130: Hayden Zillmer (C-I), Brad Meyer (Prz), Brian Wold (Ait)

135: Cody Lasher (C-I), Mitch Boser (Prz)

140: Clint Poster (Prz)

145: Jordan Chouanard (Ait), Josh Lanners (Prz)

152: Nathan Tomala (Prz), Dalton Stevens (Ait)

160: Sean Huls (Prz), Kane Magness (Ait)

171: Nick Lochner (Prz), Kevin Handt (Ait)

189: Andrew Bast (Ait), Jeremy Hamman (C-I)

215: Alan Bast (Ait), Ryley Smude (Prz)

Hwt: Cooper Blau (Ait)

Next: Aitkin, Crosby-Ironton, Pierz in Section 7-1A individual finals at Pierz noon Saturday.

Becca Clemens
After graduating high school in 2004, I attended Central Lakes College in Staples, MN for 2 years where I got a diploma in Communication Art and Design. I then transfered up to Bemidji State University in, you guessed it, Bemidji, MN. In the spring of 2009, I graduated from BSU. Then in the fall of 2009 I got a job at Echo Publishing, a sister company to the Brainerd Dispatch.