Schlee and Roe off to State, five receive medals
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 4:37 AM
Noah Schlee (126 lbs.) and Lucas Roe (152 lbs.) both won Section 1AA wrestling titles at their respective weights and will advance to the "big dance" this coming weekend at the Xcel Energy Center.
Noah Schlee is on his way to a 5-2 win over Brennen Russell, Austin. Schlee was seeded No. 1 and Russell was No. 2.
Schlee got wins over Jacob Stucky (PEM), Jack McCormick (La Crescent), Conner Rohr (Cannon Falls) and Brennen Russell (Austin) en route to the title. Schlee, currently 33-3, will meet Reid Johnson (North Branch), 32-13, in the first round of the state meet.
Roe picked up his wins against Austin Rosenblad (Stewartville), Brady Barton (La Crescent), Chris Boehmke (LA/RP) and Corben Hanson (K-M). Roe's win in the championship match was 3-1, in overtime. Hanson was the No. 1 seed, Roe came in as the No. 2 seed. Roe (33-4) will meet Lucas Schoen (Delano), 19-18, in his first match in St. Paul.
Also medaling at the Section 1AA meet were Perry Stejskal (182 lbs., fourth place, 3-2), Richard Bain (220 lbs., third place, 3-1) and Wyatt Richardson (170 lbs., sixth place, 1-3).
Other GMLOK wrestlers and their record at the section meet...Blake Olson (113 lbs., 1-2), Jace Bunne (120 lbs., 0-2), Parker Hale (132 lbs., 1-2), and Brock Johnson (138 lbs., 0-2).
You can hear all the results from the state meet on KFIL-FM, 103.1 this Friday and Saturday.