Wrestling: Pierz sweeps home quad to improve to 17-2

By PATRICK SLACK
Sports Editor

Pierz junior Evan Woitalla doesn't allow Paynesville Area freshman Jordan Karels to escape during the final dual of the Pierz quad, Friday. Woitalla finished off Karels with a pin in 46 seconds as the Pioneers won 53-12.

Pierz junior Evan Woitalla doesn’t allow Paynesville Area freshman Jordan Karels to escape during the final dual of the Pierz quad, Friday. Woitalla finished off Karels with a pin in 46 seconds as the Pioneers won 53-12.

Pierz steamrolled through its three foes at its home quad, Friday, defeating Sauk Rapids-Rice (55-18), Crosby-Ironton (52-15) and Paynesville Area (53-12).

Seniors Brad Meyer, Josh Lanners and Nick Lochner and juniors Brandon Sullivan, Chris Ortman, Jordon Goebel and Ryley Smude each went 3-0 on the night for the Pioneers, with senior Travis Johnson and eighth-grader Lane Girtz both going 2-0.

Junior Curtis Brisk and eighth-grader Brandon Ortman also won a pair of matches, with junior Evan Woitalla, sophomore Cole Brausen and eighth-grader Brett Kapsner each winning one bout.

 

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Pierz senior Nick Lochner eases Paynesville Area junior Mike Ludwig's shoulders to the mat at the Pierz quad, Friday. Lochner came away with an 11-6 decision to cap an unbeaten night.

Pierz senior Nick Lochner eases Paynesville Area junior Mike Ludwig’s shoulders to the mat at the Pierz quad, Friday. Lochner came away with an 11-6 decision to cap an unbeaten night.

Pierz 55, Sauk Rapids-Rice 18

106: Brandon Ortman (PZ) 6-2, (PZ, 3-0)

113: Rau (SRR) F 1:18, (SRR, 6-3)

120: Brandon Sullivan (PZ) F 3:56, (PZ, 9-6)

126: Chris Ortman (PZ) F 1:42, (PZ, 15-6)

132: Walz (SRR) F 1:25, (PZ, 15-12)

138: Lane Girtz (PZ) F 1:18, (PZ, 21-12)

145: Jordon Goebel (PZ) 14-0, (PZ, 25-12)

152: Brad Meyer (PZ) F 2:52, (PZ, 31-12)

160: Josh Lanners (PZ) F 2:42, (PZ, 37-12)

170: Nick Lochner (PZ) 10-7, (PZ, 40-12)

182: Voit (SRR) Forfeit, (PZ, 40-18)

195: Travis Johnson (PZ) F 1:53, (PZ, 46-18)

220: Ryley Smude (PZ) 9-2, (PZ, 49-18)

285: Curtis Brisk (PZ) F 3:51, (PZ, 55-18)

 

Kapsner

Pierz eighth-grader Brett Kapsner, left, tries to hold down Paynesville Area senior Alex Whitcomb at the Pierz quad, Friday. Whitcomb scored the opening takedown, but Kapsner rolled the rest of the match, winning with a 12-4 major decision.

106: Kreitler (CI) F 3:23, (CI, 6-0)

113: Cole Brausen (PZ) Forfeit, (TIE, 6-6)

120: Brandon Sullivan (PZ) Forfeit, (PZ, 12-6)

126: Chris Ortman (PZ) 13-4, (PZ, 16-6)

132: Lasher (CI) F 2:43, (PZ, 16-12)

138: Lane Girtz (PZ) Forfeit, (PZ, 22-12)

145: Jordon Goebel (PZ) F 3:07 (PZ, 28-12)

152: Brad Meyer (PZ) F 1:42, (PZ, 34-12)

160: Josh Lanners (PZ) Forfeit, (PZ, 40-12)

170: Nick Lochner (PZ) Forfeit, (PZ, 46-12)

182: Double Forfeit, (PZ, 46-12)

195: Double Forfeit, (PZ, 46-12)

220: Ryley Smude (PZ) Forfeit, (PZ, 52-12)

285: Grinsteinner (CI) 8-5, (PZ, 52-15)

 

Pierz senior Josh Lanners sinks Paynesville Area sophomore Anthony Wendlant's shoulders to the mat during the 160-pound bout, Friday. Lanners earned a 16-0 technical fall to complete an unbeaten night.

Pierz senior Josh Lanners sinks Paynesville Area sophomore Anthony Wendlant’s shoulders to the mat during the 160-pound bout, Friday. Lanners earned a 16-0 technical fall to complete an unbeaten night.

Pierz 53, Paynesville Area 12

106: Brandon Ortman (PZ) F 1:01, (PZ, 6-0)

113: Schaeffer (PA) F 3:03, (TIE, 6-6)

120: Brandon Sullivan (PZ) F 1:01, (PZ, 12-6)

126: Chris Ortman (PZ) F 1:44, (PZ, 18-6)

132: Evan Woitalla (PZ) F 0:46, (PZ, 24-6)

138: Brett Kapsner (PZ) 12-4, (PZ, 28-6)

145: Jordon Goebel (PZ) 22-4, (PZ, 33-6)

152: Brad Meyer (PZ) 4-2, (PZ, 36-6)

160: Josh Lanners (PZ) 16-0, (PZ, 41-6)

170: Nick Lochner (PZ) 11-6, (PZ, 44-6)

182: Christian (PA) Forfeit, (PZ, 44-12)

195: Travis Johnson (PZ) 5-1, (PZ, 47-12)

220: Ryley Smude (PZ) 2-0, (PZ, 50-12)

285: Curtis Brisk (PZ) 6-5, (PZ, 53-12)

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