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Wrestling: Lakers clinch Mid-State banner

The 2013-14 Mid-State Conference dual title is in the bag for the Detroit Lakes wrestling team, after they defeated Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus Friday.

The Lakers, now 15-6 on the season, added to their win column with a victory over Fosston/Bagley 54-21 last Thursday, while also topping conference teams Wadena-Deer Creek 46-6 and PL/PRB 40-22 Friday in Pine River.

There was a sting of defeat Thursday though, as Thief River Falls trumped DL 35-32 in a close section battle.

The Prowlers pulled off the exciting win in the heavyweight match, with the score tied at 32.

Two Class 2A ranked heavyweights went down to the wire for the match and dual, as No. 8 Chris Kucera of TRF defeated No. 4 James Huwe 4-3.

The dual was controlled early by the Lakers, with pins by Braydon Ortloff and Payton Jackson at 106 and 113, but the Prowlers reeled off the next three matches by a technical fall, pin and a forfeit to take the 17-12 lead.

After a back and forth affair occurring with a win for DL at 138 by Bryant Swiers by technical fall and an 8-1 decision by TRF’s Austin Hjelle at 145, the Lakers won the next two bouts by forfeit, followed by a 6-3 decision by DL’s Jarett Nosal over Jake Brinkman at 170.

Peters Samuelson nipped Cole Hegg 3-2 at 182, while Jake Bohl pinned Tanner Schnathorst at 195.

Tyshayn Brown’s 8-5 decision over DL’s Kirby Siewert pulled the dual to 32-32, setting up the exciting heavyweight bout.

The Lakers started its 54-21 win over Fosston/Bagley with five straight pins, while registering a total of nine in the dual.

DL won nine matches against Pequot Lakes, capped by a pin by Siewert at 220 and a forfeit for Huwe at heavyweight.

The Lakers will visit Class 1A No. 2 ranked Frazee Friday for a 7:30 p.m. start. 

Detroit Lakes at Thief River Falls triangular, Thursday, Jan. 30

Lakers 54, Fosston/Bagley 21

106-Braydon Ortloff (DL) pins Connor Lomen(FB) at 1:01

113-Payton Jackson (DL) pins Tommy Snobl(FB) at 1:01

120-Austin Baker (DL) pins Cole Olson(FB) at :29

126-Logan Twigg (DL) pins Lane Olson(FB) at 5:01

132-Luke Payne (DL) pins Caleb Snobl(FB) at 3:20

138-Ben Marx (FB) over Bryant Swiers(DL) with a score of 5-2

145-Alexi Bode (FB) over Nate Francis(DL) with a score of 4-1

152-Parker Jackson (DL) pins Jake Ubert(FB) at 1:02

160-Jarett Nosal (DL) pins Sam Manecke(FB) at 1:04

170-Nick Vig (FB) pins Cole Hegg(DL) at 2:56

182-Zach Larsen (FB) over Tanner Schnathorst (DL) with a score of 6-3

195-Zach Como (FB) wins due to forfeit

220-Kirby Siewert (DL) pins Luke Juve(FB) at 5:07

285-James Huwe (DL) pins Alex Nelson(FB) at 1:42

Thief River Falls 35, Lakers 32

106-Braydon Ortloff(DL) pins Cade Lundeen(TRF) at 2:46

113-Payton Jackson(DL) pins Cody Sele(TRF) at :37

120-Josh Bermier(TRF) over Austin Baker(DL) with a score of 18-3

126-Stephen Holecek(TRF) pins Logan Twigg(DL) at 3:38

132-Noah Bernier(TRF) wins due to forfiet

138-Bryant Swiers(DL) over Kyler Fowler(TRF) with a score of 16-0

145-Austin Hjelle(TRF) over Nate Francis(DL) with a score of 8-1

152-Luke Eggabraaten(DL) wins due to forfeit

160-Parker Jackson(DL) wins due to forfeit

170-Jarett Nosal(DL) over Jake Brinkman(TRF) with a score of 6-3

182-Peter Samuelson(TRF) over Cole Hegg(DL) with a score of 3-2

195-Jake BohlLid(TRF) pins Tanner Schnathorst(DL) at 3:52

220-Tyshayn Brown(TRF) over Kirby Siewert(DL) with a score of 8-5

285-Chris Kucera(TRF) over James Huwe(DL) with a score of 4-3

Detroit Lakes at Pine River-Backus triangular, Friday, Jan. 31

Lakers 46 Wadena-D.C. 6

106:  Double Forfeit

112:  Payton Jackson wins by Forfeit

120:  Double Forfeit

126:  Logan Twigg DL over Lee Spencer 16-9

132:  Luke Payne DL wins by Forfeit

138:  Byrant Swiers DL wins by Forfeit

145:  Nathan Francis DL over Devon Barthel by Fall 3:57

152:  Parker Jackson DL over Austin Kolijonen by Fall 1:47

160:  Jarett Nosal DL over Blayne Snyder by Fall 1:28

170:  Isaac Malone WDC over Tanner Schnathorst Fall 5:24

182:  Double Forfeit

195:  Double Forfeit

220:  Double Forfeit

285:  James Huwe DL over Brandon Monson by Fall 3:22

Lakers 40  Pequot Lakes Pine River Bakus 22

106:  Braydon Ortloff DL over Peter Cory 9-1

113:  Anthony Phillipson PLPRB over Payton Jackson 8-0

120:  Spencer Richards PLPRB over Austin Baker 3-1

126:  Logan Twigg DL over Lucus McCoy by Fall 3:58

132:  Luke Payne DL over Even Gravdahl by Fall 2:13

138:  Bryant Swiers DL over Devon Richards 9-7

145:  Nathan Francis DL over Jace Loggy 7-2

152:  Paker Jackson DL over Nick Gravdahl 14-9

160:  Jarett Nosal DL over Joe Harrison 11-10

170:  Ozzie Miller PLPRB wins by forfeit

182:  Justin Newman PLPRB over Cole Heg 8-3

195:  Justin Machenthun PLPRB wins by forfeit

220:  Kirby Siewert DL over Cadel Roeder by Fall 5:45

285:  James Huwe DL wins by forfeit

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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.