UNDERWOOD — Gideon Ervast and Jaden Finck each won late matches to help clinch No. 1 seeded Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale/Parkers Prairie’s trip to the state tournament with a 39-21 victory over No. 2 West Central l in the championship of the Section 6-1A tournament Friday, Feb 14.

The Raiders advanced to the championship with a 51-24 win over No. 5 New York Mills in the semifinals.

BHVPP beat New York Mills 37-27 Dec. 5 and West Central 37-28 Jan. 9.

David Revering and Deagen Captain each won their matches against West Central to put BHVPP up 8-0 in the championship meet. They led 20-3 after wins by Reese Thompson, Justin Koehn and Jason Koehn, but the Knights climbed to 26-21.

That is when Ervasti and Finck secured wins to push the Raiders’ lead to 33-21 and clinch the match. A forfeit win for Craig Orlando made the final score 39-21.



Semifinal
BHVPP 51, New York Mills 24
106: David Revering (BHVPP) pinned Nick Peters 1:14
113: Deagen Captain (BHVPP) wins by forfeit
120: Aiden Larson (BHVPP) pinned Chris Yoder
126: Dane Niemi (NYM) pinned Justin Koehn 2:56
132: Derrik Wegscheid (NYM) pinned Reese Thompson :42
138: Jason Koehn (BHVPP) dec. Jacob Guck 9-3
145: Gabe Geiser (NYM) pinned Abby Ervasti 1:05
152: Logan Small (NYM) pinned Brock Peterson 2:53
160: Mason Schroeder (BHVPP) pinned Bode Roberts 1:08
170: Hunter Dean (BHVPP) dec. Bren Salo 10-3
182: Carter Rokes (BHVPP) pinned Jon Rinerson 1:34
195: Gideon Ervasti (BHVPP) pinned Alex Sandoval 1:54
220: Jaden Finck (BHVPP) dec. Elliot Mann 6-1
285: Craig Orlando (BHVPP) wins by forfeit
Overall: BHVPP 14-5. Next: Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale/Parkers Prairie in Section 6-1A Individual Tournament at Wadena Saturday, Feb. 22.



Championship
BHVPP 39, West Central 21
106: David Revering (BHVPP) maj. dec. Adam Lohse 13-5
113: Deagan Captain (BHVPP) maj. dec. Hunter Gruchow 12-4
120: Solomon Wales (WCA) dec. Aiden Larson 5-3
126: Reese Thompson (BHVPP) dec. Ashton Danner 7-4
132: Justin Koehn (BHVPP) pinned Dierk Goeden 2:50
138: Jason Koehn (BHVPP) dec. Anthony Sykora
145: Kade Olson (WCA) pinned Abby Ervasti 0:58
152: Brock Peterson (BHVPP) pinned Kaleb Getz 1:07
160: Jordan Lohse (WCA) tech. fall Mason Schroeder 16-1
170: Nathaniel Kisgen (WCA) maj. dec. Carter Rokes 11-0
182: Colton Lindquist (WCA) dec. Hunter Dean 7-4
195: Gideon Ervasti (BHVPP) maj. dec. Deklin Goeden 16-7
220: Jaden Finck (BHVPP) dec. Devin Stone 5-1
285: Craig Orlando (BHVPP) wins by forfeit
Overall: BHVPP 14-5. Next: Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale/Parkers Prairie in Section 6-1A Individual Tournament at Wadena Saturday, Feb. 22.