Kingsley-Pierson wrestling busy with dual action

Monday, January 16, 2023

The Kingsley-Pierson wrestling team has been busy with dual action with a conference dual on Monday and a non-conference dual meet on Thursday.

Fall to Woodbury Central

MOVILLE The Class 1A No. 18 ranked Panthers faced off against 1A No. 9 ranked Woodbury Central on Jan. 9 and fell by a 41-27 score.

The Panthers started the dual with a pair of decision wins at 132 and 138. Carson Seuntjens edged out a 5-3 win over Brand Beaver to start and Tyler Orzechowski won 9-2 over Carter Black.

Woodbury Central took control from there with five wins in a row. Gunnar Vohs won a major decision by an 8-0 score over Calvin Harvey. Ryder Koele followed with a 3-0 decision win over Josh Harvey.

The Wildcats got identical 23-6 technical fall scores at 160 and 170. Max McGill outscored Parker Hackett in the first and Zack Butler topped Emerson Pratt in the second.

Kyan Schultzen capped off the run with win by fall in 1:10 over Adin Verschoor.

ThePanthers got back on the board at 195 as Peyton Hackett won a close 7-6 decision over Blase Sanford. Woodbury Central answered back for the next two classes with wins by fall as Andrew Martens pinned Jesse Harvey in 3:05 and Colton Warren took down Kaden Kraft 52 seconds.

The Panthers got the two lightest weights as Evan Jagodzinske pinned Logan Pate in 50 seconds at 106 and Gavin Wiig won by fall in 23 seconds over Devin Metcalf at 113.

The Wildcats got their final win at 120 as Axton Lindgren pinned Peyton Koster in 3:14. The Panthers finished the dual with a win as Levi Haggin pinned Cameron Colbert in 55 seconds at 126.

Flip script against Ridge View

It was a different outcome against Ridge View as the Panthers won 46-31.

Haggin got the dual going with a forfeit win at 126 and the Panthers followed with a pair of pins for Seuntjens and Orzechowski.

Ridge View got a win at 145 as Conner Jacobson pinned Calvin Harvey in 3:23. The Panthers answered back at 152 as Josh Harvey pinned Noah Shepherd in 1:31.

Ridge View rattled off three wins in a row beginning with a win at 160 for Austin Pyle who won 18-7 for the four point major decision win over Parker Hackett. At 170, Blake Myrtue pinned Pratt in 1:25. Kody Jacobson added a 4-2 decision win over Verschoor at 182.

Peyton Hackett won his 195 match over Tanner Edwards by a 12-4 score for a Panther win.

Ridge View took the top two weights by fall as Branden Johnson pinned Kraft and Dramelle McCray pinned Jesse Harvey.

The Panthers clinched the win with victories in the lowest three weights. Jagodzinske won by fall in 34 seconds over Damon Venteicher. The Panthers added forfeit wins at 113 and 120.

Go 2-1 on Thursday

ALTA The Panthers faced three teams on Thursday. The team picked up wins over East Sac County and Alta-Aurelia by similar scores of 59-18 and 58-21.

Against East Sac County, they won a pair by forfeit and then added seven wins by fall. Haggin, Seuntjens, Josh Harvey, Parker Hackett, Pratt, Verschoor and Peyton Hackett all pinned their opponents. Wiig added a 17-2 technical fall win over Brendyn Conn.

East Sac County won 120 by forfeit and claimed 145 by fall as Hutton Pasche pinned Calvin Harvey. The other two were three point decision wins for East Sac County. At 138, Charlie Veit won 5-2 over Orzechwoski. At 220, Kaydon Erpelding won 11-8 over Jesse Harvey.

The Panthers had six forfeit wins against Alta-Aurelia. The team added a win by fall at 113 for Wiig and at 132 for Seuntjens. The Panthers also got a win by fall from Jagodzinske at 106.

Haggin claimed an 11-2 major decision over Nash Larson at 126 for the other K-P win.

Alta-Aurelia got one forfeit win and added wins by fall at 182 and 285. In a 145 battle Hayden Garlow got the other win for the Warriors by outscoring Calvin Harvey 8-4.

The Panthers lost a close 39-38 dual to Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire.

The first two matches were forfeits for each side at 120 and 126. The Panthers won the next two classes as Seuntjens won a 13-6 decision over Isaiah Malm and Orzechowski won a 17-0 technical fall over Aaron Wilson.

GTRA took 145 as Braden Simington pinned Calvin Harvey. The Panthers answered back for the next two weights as Josh Harvey and Parker Hackett pinned their opponents.

GTRA took 170 and 182 as Jordan Saul pinned Pratt and Wyatt Haffner pinned Verschoor.

Peyton Hackett picked up a win by fall at 195 before the Titans took the top two weight classes by fall.

The Panthers got a forfeit win at 106 before the match came down to the 113 contest. In a tight battle, Caleb Sweden edged Wiig by a 6-4 score to give the Titans the three points needed to take the dual by a one point margin.

The Panthers are now 10-3 in dual action this season.

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