Wrestling: 10th-ranked Pierz sweeps tri ahead of showdown with 11th-ranked Holdingford

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

Pierz junior Nick Lochner (top) tightens his pin hold before recording a fall against Staples-Motley senior Cody Drone, Thursday. Lochner won two matches on the night as the 10th-ranked Pioneers improved to 20-4.

The Pierz wrestling team tuned up for tonight’s showdown with 11th-ranked Holdingford by sweeping their Thursday home tri in dominant fashion.

Pierz opened the night by defeating Staples-Motley 57-15, then proceeded to win by even more against Osakis, 56-6.

Seniors Alex Julich, Nathan Tomala and Trent Davis, juniors Jordon Goebel, Nick Lochner and Travis Johnson and sophomores Brandon Sullivan and Evan Woitalla each won both of their matches for the Pioneers.

Eighth grader Kolton Eischens and seventh grader Jon Gerry teamed up to win both of the matches at 106.

 

Pierz 57, Staples-Motley 15

106: Jon Gerry (P) Fall 4:21, (P, 6-0)

113: Evan Woitalla (P) Forfeit, (P, 12-0)

120: Miller (SM) 4-1, (P, 12-3)

126: Brandon Sullivan (P) Fall 1:27, (P, 18-3)

132: Brett Kapsner (P) Forfeit, (P, 24-3)

138: Jordon Goebel (P) 7-3, (P, 27-3)

145: Alex Julich (P) Forfeit, (P, 33-3)

152: Trent Davis (P) Forfeit, (P, 39-3)

160: Hedman (SM) 5-0, (P, 39-6)

170: Nathan Tomala (P) Forfeit, (P, 45-6)

182: Petrich (SM) Fall 3:03, (P, 45-12)

195: Nick Lochner (P) Fall 1:27, (P, 51-12)

220: Deyonge (SM) 6-3, (P, 51-15)

285: Travis Johnson (P) Forfeit, (P, 57-15)

 

Pierz 56, Osakis 6

106: Kolton Eischens (P) 8-5, (P, 3-0)

113: Evan Woitalla (P) 6-0, (P, 6-0)

120: Chris Ortman (P) Fall 1:21, (P, 12-0)

126: Brandon Sullivan (P) Fall 1:24, (P, 18-0)

132: Sunder (O) 4-3, (P, 18-3)

138: Jordon Goebel (P) Forfeit, (P, 24-3)

145: Alex Julich (P) 9-8, (P, 27-3)

152: Brad Meyer (P) 6-4, (P, 30-3)

160: Trent Davis (P) Fall 1:51, (P, 36-3)

170: Nathan Tomala (P) 15-0, (P, 41-3)

182: Nick Lochner (P) Fall 2:57, (P, 47-3)

195: Dustin Waytashek (P) Fall 0:55, (P, 53-3)

220: Sherr (O) 3-1 OT, (P, 53-6)

285: Travis Johnson (P) 2-1, (P, 56-6)

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