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For the second year in a row, Chatfield senior Hank Friederichs is a state champion. The 145-pounder won four matches in route to his second state championship over the weekend in St. Paul.  In the first round he got a 10-3 win over  Logan Rogers(jr., Adrian Area, 31-15),in the quarterfinals he picked upa 3-0 win over Jerod Novak(jr., Aitkin, 19-5), the semi-finals was a one point win, 6-5,  over Alex Erpelding( so., Staples-Motley, 38-5) and in the championship, it was another ‘one-pointer’, 2-1, over Jared Willaby (sr., Windom/Mt. Lake, 42-4). Friederichs finished his senior year with a 43-1 record.  SAM CLEMENS/CHATFIELD NEWS
For the second year in a row, Chatfield senior Hank Friederichs is a state champion. The 145-pounder won four matches in route to his second state championship over the weekend in St. Paul. In the first round he got a 10-3 win over Logan Rogers(jr., Adrian Area, 31-15),in the quarterfinals he picked upa 3-0 win over Jerod Novak(jr., Aitkin, 19-5), the semi-finals was a one point win, 6-5, over Alex Erpelding( so., Staples-Motley, 38-5) and in the championship, it was another ‘one-pointer’, 2-1, over Jared Willaby (sr., Windom/Mt. Lake, 42-4). Friederichs finished his senior year with a 43-1 record. SAM CLEMENS/CHATFIELD NEWS
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Tuesday, March 03, 2015 12:42 PM

The Chatfield wrestlers are done for 2014-15, and along with the close of the current season they brought home some individual medals from the Minnesota State Tournament held this past weekend in St. Paul.

  • Hank Friederichs repeats as state wrestling champion Goldsmith, Mandt and Morrison also win medals

    The Chatfield wrestlers are done for 2014-15, and along with the close of the current season they brought home some individual medals from the Minnesota State Tournament held this past weekend in St. Paul.

     
  • The Chatfield girls basketball team didn’t have any trouble with La Crescent in the first round of the 1AA East Sub-section Tournament.  The Lady Gophers held a 35-12 lead at halftime and improved that to a final score of 67-26. Monday night (March 2) the gals took on Caledonia after this issue of The Chatfield News went to press.

     
  • “We played well in the first half,” said head coach Tom Bance, “but in the second half their pressure got to us and we couldn’t make shots, and they rarely missed.  They are very good and we just couldn’t sustain that level over the course of the game.”

     
  • Gals rally for win against Rebels

    In the regular season finale, and senior night, the Chatfield girls basketball team “found a way to pull out a 44-43 win (over visiting Southland) on Megan LaPlante’s putback off a missed free throw late in the game,” according to coach Brian Baum. That field goal put the Gophers up by one.

     
  • Duxbury, Fossum combine for ‘15/15’ Night

    Carter Duxbury was 9 for 9 from the field and Parker Fossum was 6 for 6 as they led the Chatfield Gophers to a 76-60 win over Plainview-Elgin-Millville in the first round of the 1AA East Sub-section Tournament. Duxbury added 2 for 4 from the free throw line and finished the game with 20 points. Fossum hit four of five from the line and had 16 points.  Drew Hurley was also in double-figures with 14 points, hitting 4 for 7 from the field and 6 for 6 from the charity stripe.

     
  • Gophers qualify six for state tournament
    The Chatfield Gophers wrestling team qualified six individuals for the Minnesota State Class-A Tournament, with competition beginning for them on Friday.   
  • No state repeat for Chatfield wrestling team

    The Chatfield Gophers wrestling team lost to Kenyon-Wanamingo last Saturday, 40-21, so the Gophers will not be going to the 2015 state tournament to defend their 2014 state crown.

     
  • Chatfield gals preparing for playoffs next week

    The Chatfield girls basketball team lost to Plainview-Elgin-Millville last week, 46-43, in a Three Rivers Conference match-up, which was also a match-up between two 1AA East sub-section powers.

     
  • Guys finish regular season at 13-12

    The Chatfield boys basketball team lost the final regular season game of the year to St. Charles last Friday night, 68-57, finishing the 2014-15 regular season with 13 wins and 12 losses.

     
  • Chatfield to host Goodhue in section meet

    The Chatfield wrestling team has finished the regular season and is now preparing for its first opponent in the Section 1A team tournament, which begins this Thursday. 

     
  • 14 Gophers score against W-K

    Last week the Chatfield boys basketball team got a win over Wabasha-Kellogg, 81-63, and lost to Dover-Eyota by one, 60-59.

     
  • Girls fall to top-ranked Dover-Eyota,  ‘rebound’ well against Pine Island

    It was a classic No. 1 vs. No. 2 matchup, and unfortunately for Chatfield, No. 1 won.  Chatfield was ranked No. 2 in the state and Dover-Eyota was at top in the No. 1 spot.  They met last Friday night for the second time this year, with the Eagles winning again, 78-64. 

     
  • Four Chatfield wrestlers took first place last weekend when the team traveled to Janesville to take part in an annual tournament.

     
  • Girls ready for showdown with Dover-Eyota Friday

    The gals only had one basketball game this past week, a breather against Kingsland that they won 58-20 at home. 

     
  • Guys down Knights by 20
    The boys basketball team also only had one game this past week, and, like the girls, they also beat Kingsland, with the boys coming out on top 76-56. 

     
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