Eagles 53, Cobras 24
The Windom-Mt. Lake wrestling team bowed out of the Section 3AA team tournament Thursday night, falling 53-24 to New Ulm at Fairmont.
The Cobras started strong, as Preston Xayachak got out to a quick lead before turning his opponent for a fall in 1:27 at 106 pounds.
New Ulm answered with a technical fall at 113, but the Cobras followed with a fall from Thavien Xayachak in 1:54 at 120 pounds.
New Ulm took the lead behind back-to-back pins at 126 and 132, but the Cobras answered as Tucker Renquist won a 9-2 decision at 138 pounds. Caden Swoboda followed with a 6-2 decision win at 145.
But New Ulm was able to put the match away, recording consecutive falls at 152, 160 and 170.
Micah Holmberg recorded a fall in 41 seconds at 182 pounds. New Ulm then recorded a fall and two forfeits in the final three weight classes.
Panthers 70, Falcons 6
The Red Rock Central wrestling team was knocked out of the Section 3A team tournament Thursday after a dominant performance by Tracy-Milroy-Balaton/Westbrook-Walnut Grove. The third-seeded Panthers rolled to a 70-6 victory over the Falcons at Tracy.
TMB/WWG opened the match with six falls in the first nine weight classes. TMB/WWG also won a forfeit, a major decision and an overtime decision in that stretch.
Vander Mathiowetz recorded a fall in 24 seconds at 170 pounds, giving RRC its only victory of the night. TMB/WWG closed the match with a forfeit, two falls and a 5-1 decision.
Next matches: Check for updates after each match.
WML: at Section 3AA Individual Tourney (Redwood Falls), Feb. 26
RRC: at Section 3A Individual Tourney (Wabasso), Feb. 26