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Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Cobras, Falcons fall in section tourney

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

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