Wrestling: Pierz tops Kimball in early CMC showdown, takes down Royalton-Upsala

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

The Pierz wrestling team knocked off defending Central Minnesota Conference (CMC) champion and state runner-up Kimball Area 34-28 in the first of two home duals, Tuesday, then defeated Royalton-Upsala 49-15.

Senior Travis Johnson, juniors Brandon Sullivan, Chris Ortman and Jordon Goebel and eighth-graders Brandon Ortman and Brett Kapsner were double-winners for Pierz.

Seniors Brad Meyer and Nick Lochner, juniors Evan Woitalla and Curtis Brisk and eighth-grader Kolton Eischens each added a win.

Royalton-Upsala senior Cory Wensmann won a match-up of ranked wrestlers at 220 pounds against Pierz, as did junior Mitch Lange at 170.

Freshman Kyle Lange earned a fall at 160 and sophomore Joe Jensen won with a 12-8 decision at 113 for the Royals.

Pierz and Royalton-Upsala will both compete at the Paul Bunyan tournament in Brainerd, Friday – Saturday.

 

Pierz 34, Kimball Area 28

106: Brandon Ortman (P) F 2:55, (P, 6-0)

113: Tschida (K) F :54, (TIE, 6-6)

120: Brandon Sullivan (P) F 4:50, (P, 12-6)

126: Berres (K) 6-0, (P, 12-9)

132: Chris Ortman (P) F 3:35, (P, 18-9)

138: Hamer (K) 13-4, (P, 18-13)

145: Brett Kapsner (P) 8-2, (P, 21-13)

152: Jordon Goebel (P) 11-2, (P, 25-13)

160: Filzen (K) F 4:18, (P, 25-19)

170: Brad Meyer (P) F 1:54, (P, 31-19)

182: Wills (K) 7-3, (P, 31-22)

195: Travis Johnson (P) 9-3, (P, 34-22)

220: Konz (K) 4-2, (P, 34-25)

285: Kelly (K) 9-5, (P, 34-28)

 

Pierz 49, Royalton-Upsala 15

106: Brandon Ortman (P) 14-3, (P, 4-0)

113: Joe Jensen (RU) 12-8, (P, 4-3)

120: Brandon Sullivan (P) Forfeit, (P, 10-3)

126: Kolton Eischens (P) F 1:34, (P, 16-3)

132: Chris Ortman (P) 11-7, (P, 19-3)

138: Evan Woitalla (P) F 1:42, (P, 25-3)

145: Brett Kapsner (P) 8-7, (P, 28-3)

152: Jordon Goebel (P) 9-6, (P, 31-3)

160: Kyle Lange (RU) F 3:50, (P, 31-9)

170: Mitch Lange (RU) 3-1, (P, 31-12)

182: Nick Lochner (P) Forfeit, (P, 37-12)

195: Travis Johnson (P) Forfeit, (P, 43-12)

220: Cory Wensmann (RU) 4-1, (P, 43-15)

285: Curtis Brisk (P) F :44, (P, 49-15)

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