Wrestlers Go 4-0 At Cottage Grove; 4-1 At New Prague
Wednesday, December 12, 2012 4:24 AM
This past weekend the Chatfield wrestling team traveled to Park High
School, Cottage Grove, and came away with a perfect 4-0 record; Goodhue
(35-31), Stillwater (66-11), Kimball (42-37) and Park High (72-12). Coming
into the tournament, Kimball was the #12 ranked team in Class A. Chatfield
was listed in the 'lean and mean'(honorable mention) category.
In addition to the team, seven wrestlers for Chatfield finished the Park
Tournament with 4-0 records; Jared Goldsmith (106), Hank Friederichs (120),
A.J. Riley (132), Harvey Friederichs(145), Alex Haffner (160/152), Cody Bly
(170) and Jacob Bleess (195). Ryan Meeker (138/145) went 3-1 in the
tournament. Here are the other wrestlers, and their records in the
'Wolfpack' Tournament; Ty Van Sickel (113, 2-2), Tye Bentz (126, 1-3), Ethan
Wright (152, 1-2), Sam Fryer (182, 0-2), Justin Viss (220/285, 2-2), Jayton
Nisbit (1-0) and Monte Flores (0-1).
On Dec. 1, the wrestlers traveled to New Prague for a tournament...the
team got wins over Sibley East (35-31), St. Peter (43-25), Waseca (72-12)
and Cannon Falls (42-29). The team lost in the second round to New Prague
(31-32). Going 5-0 in the New Prague Tournament were Hank Friederichs,
Harvey Friederichs and Alex Haffner. Jared Goldsmith, A.J. Riley and Cody
Bly lost just one match, going 4-1. Going 3-2 were Ty Van Sickel and Tye
Bentz. Other wrestlers in the tournament and their records; Ryan Meeker
(2-3), Jacob Bleess (2-3), Justin Viss (2-2), Monte Flores (1-2) and Jayton
Nisbit (1-2). Flores and Nisbit picked up their first varsity wins.
We've also got results on the LARP dual meet. The Gopher 'Grapplers'
won the TRC match, 51-24. Getting wins against LARP were Jared Goldsmith
(pin, 4:38), Hank Friederichs (pin, 1:09), Tye Bentz (pin, 5:04), Harvey
Friederichs (forfeit), Ryan Meeker (MD, 11-3), Alex Haffner (MD, 14-5), Cody
Bly (5-0), Jacob Bleess (pin, 1:35) and Justin Viss (MD, 10-1). Losing
their matches were Ty Van Sickel (1:19), Ethan Wright (1:07), Sam Fryer
(1:12) and Monte Flores (:24).
The Gophers travel to Fillmore Central this Thursday and Saturday,
Thursday for a double-dual with FCLMC and St. Charles, and Saturday for the
annual FCLMC Holiday Tournament.