Wrestling: Second-ranked Kimball knocks off Pioneers

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Pierz traveled to Kimball Area, Tuesday, for a Central Minnesota Conference wrestling dual against the second-ranked Cubs.

With eight ranked individuals, the 20-0 Cubs were able to take down the Pioneers by a score of 47-22.

The Cubs opened the dual with a major decision before sophomore Evan Woitalla earned a quick fall 50 seconds into his match at 113.

Kimball recovered to take a 20-6 lead before sophomore Ed Gerry and junior Brad Meyer picked up decisions in the middle weights.

Senior Nathan Tomala won with a 16-5 major decision at 170 before junior Travis Johnson closed out the dual with a fall for Pierz’ other victories.

Pierz hosts Long Prairie-Grey Eagle, Thursday.


Kimball Area 47, Pierz 22

106: McKee (K) 12-0, (K, 4-0)
113: Evan Woitalla (P) Fall 0:50, (P, 6-4)
120: Berres (K) 9-0, (K, 8-6)
126: Mills (K) Fall 2:49, (K, 14-6)
132: Hamer (K) Fall 2:39, (K, 20-6)
138: Ed Gerry (P) 7-4, (K, 20-9)
145: Mehr (K) 7-0, (K, 23-9)
152: Brad Meyer (P) 12-5, (K, 23-12)
160: Joseph (K) Fall 1:41, (K, 29-12)
170: Nathan Tomala (P) 16-5, (K, 29-16)
182: Wills (K) Fall 0:31, (K, 35-16)
195: Konz (K) Fall 5:41, (K, 41-16)
220: Thurber (K) Fall 5:06, (K, 47-16)
285: Travis Johnson (P) Fall 3:59, (K, 47-22)

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