Wrestling: Pierz pummels LPGE

By PATRICK SLACK
Sports Editor
patrick.slack@mcrecord.com

The Pierz wrestling team wrapped up the week with a convincing 68-6 win in a home dual against Long Prairie-Grey Eagle (LPGE).

Seventh grader Lane Girtz, Woitalla, Ortman, Kapsner, sophomore Mac Gruber, Julich, Waytashek and Johnson all had pins for the Pioneers.

Sullivan earned a technical fall and Tomala rallied to score the final four points at 182 to earn a 5-3 decision.

The Pioneers remained at No. 10 in the most recent Class A rankings, with Tomala rated fourth, Ortman seventh and Meyer and Waytashek each ninth.

Pierz wrestles at a tournament in South St. Paul, Saturday.

 

Pierz 68, LPGE 6

106: Lane Girtz (P) Fall 5:40, (P, 6-0)
113: Evan Woitalla (P) Fall 0:41, (P, 12-0)
120: Chris Ortman (P) Fall 1:48, (P, 18-0)
126: Brandon Sullivan (P) 15-0, (P, 23-0)
132: Brett Kapsner (P) Fall 1:57, (P, 29-0)
138: Mac Gruber (P) Fall 0:57, (P, 35-0)
145: Alex Julich (P) Fall 1:24, (P, 41-0)
152: Brad Meyer (P) Forfeit, (P, 47-0)
160: Wright (LPGE) Fall 5:18, (P, 47-6)
170: Double Forfeit, (P, 47-6)
182: Nathan Tomala (P) 5-3, (P, 50-6)
195: Dustin Waytashek (P) Fall 2:18, (P, 56-6)
220: Ryley Smude (P) Forfeit, (P, 62-6)
285: Travis Johnson (P) Fall 1:43, (P, 68-6)

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