Section 8-3A Wrestling: 7 Warriors and 7 Flyers advance

Brainerd, Little Falls competed in the Section 8-3A individual wrestling tournament.

Isaiah Jillson

BEMIDJI — Seven members of the Brainerd Warriors will be competing for a section championship after the opening rounds of the Section 8-3A individual tournament Wednesday, March 17.

Easton Dircks and Isaiah Jillson each went undefeated after the first day with Dircks gaining a win by decision and Jillson winning his first match by decision and winning his second match in sudden victory.

Cade Ostrowski, Isaiah Germann, Kyle Eschenbacher, Gabe Wagner and Gus Wagner all finished 2-1 to advance through to the second day of competition.

Little Falls’ Gabe Nagel and Austin Litke each finished 2-0 to advance to the section finals/state preliminary rounds.

Kobi Cameron, Beau Robinson, Ryan Kloecki, Nathaniel Kludt and Eli Van Risseghem all finished 2-1 and will also advance.


Brainerd results
106: Easton DIrcks 1-0
113: Cade Ostrowski 2-1
120: Isaiah Germann 2-1
132: Kyle Eschenbacher 2-1
138: Isaiah Jillson 2-0
145: Gabe Wagner 2-1
152: Adam Cox 0-2
160: Gus Wagner 2-1
170: Damien Bentho 1-2
195: Shane Carlson 1-2
220: Forrest Gibson 2-1
285: Cole Larkin 1-2
Little Falls results
106: Kobi Cameron 2-1
113: Mason Rausch 1-2
120: Austin Litke 2-0
126: Beau Robinson 2-1
132: Bryce Udy 1-2
138: Wyatt Baum 0-2
145: Hank LeClair 0-2
152: Ryan Koecki 2-1
160: Jonah Olson 1-2
170: Nathaniel Kludt 2-1
182: Gabe Nagel 2-0
195: Peyton Carll 1-2
285: Eli Van Risseghem 2-1
Next: Brainerd, Little Falls in Section 8-3A finals and Class 3A State opening rounds noon, Saturday, March 20.

Easton Dircks

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