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BRIAN WIERIMA/DETROIT LAKES NEWSPAPERS Frazee 113-pound sophomore Byron Byer pins Pierz' Andrew Tomala in the Class 1A quarterfinal Thursday inside the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.

'Beast Mode' brings Frazee Class 1A state runner-up honors

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"Beast Mode."

It's the two words which the Frazee Hornet wrestling team rode all the way to the Class 1A state championship match, where they eventually lost to the No. 1 ranked Jackson County Central 38-22.


It was the 10th time a Hornet team made the final round in the state meet, while winning a total of four, including 2011 when they were co-champions along with JCC.

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Brian Wierima
Detroit Lakes Newspapers Sports Editor for the last 15 years. St. Cloud State University graduate, who hails from Deer Creek, MN.