Royalton

State wrestling individual qualifiers from area schools:   Section 8AAA: Little Falls (five qualifiers) 126: Josh Beack (first place) 145: Justin Jenks (first place) 170: Tyler Gastecki (first place) 220: Trysten Ross (second place) 285: Tom Tabatt (second place)   Section 7A: Pierz (eight qualifiers) 120: Brandon Sullivan (first place) 126: Chris Ortman (first place) [...]

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Also follow along on Twitter @MCRecordSports for updates   Little Falls finalists in Section 8AAA: 126: Josh Beack 145: Justin Jenks 170: Tyler Gastecki 220: Trysten Ross   Area semifinalists in Section 7A 106: Brandon Ortman (Pierz) 113: Michael Petron (Royalton-Upsala), Jamie Koetter (Holdingford) 120: Brandon Sullivan (Pierz), Jackson Held (Royalton-Upsala) 126: Chris Ortman (Pierz), [...]

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Area wrestlers seeded in the top four for Saturday’s Section 7A individual wrestling tournament in Pierz. The top two individuals in each weight class advance to the state tournament.   106: 3. Brandon Ortman (Pierz)   113: 1. Michael Petron (Royalton-Upsala) 3. Jamie Koetter (Holdingford)   120: 1. Brandon Sullivan (Pierz) 3. Jackson Held (Royalton-Upsala) [...]

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It probably should have come as a surprise. After all, until he came along, the school record for points scored was 1,217. Only three players had even reached 1,000. But head coach Vern Capelle has learned not to be surprised by anything Christian Pekarek does on the basketball court. The senior point guard elevated himself [...]

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Freshman Katlin Welinski scored 23 points and pulled in 10 rebounds to lead Upsala to a 71-58 home win over Long Prairie-Grey Eagle (LPGE), Monday. Senior Kaelin Smieja and junior Sara Herzog each followed with 13 points, junior Brooke Westrich scored seven and senior Katie Ripplinger had five. Upsala fell three days prior at Prairie [...]

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With more than a season left to play in his high school career, Swanville junior Jordan Sales surpassed 1,000 career points in a 78-58 home win over Long Prairie-Grey Eagle, Tuesday. Sales finished the night with 18 points and eight rebounds, joined in double figures scoring by junior Austin Johnson (17), senior Cody Mollner (15) [...]

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They took different paths, but Pierz and Holdingford each moved on to the Section 7A team tournament semifinals, Tuesday. Top-seeded Pierz shut out visiting eighth-seeded Nashwauk-Keewatin/Greenway 77-0, while fifth-seeded Holdingford edged fourth-seeded host Royalton-Upsala 38-37. Pierz had eight wrestlers rack up pins in the dual, including seniors Brandon Sullivan, Evan Woitalla and Curtis Brisk, junior [...]

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Due to a weather-induced quirk in the schedule, Upsala was left playing West Central Area in its second game in a row, Tuesday. Due to a deep three-pointer at the buzzer by junior Sara Herzog, though, the final result would not be the same. Eight days after falling by 14 points to the Knights, Upsala [...]

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