Bemidji HS wrestling team wins twice at Fosston-Bagley
After spotting Blackduck-Cass Lake-Bena-Indus a 9-0 lead the Bemidji wrestlers won eight of the next nine matches to take control and down the Bears 49-27 in the opening match of Tuesday's triangular hosted by Fosston-Bagley.
Bemidji capped a successful evening by defeating the host team 54-21 in the triangular's finale. Tuesday's wins upped Bemidji's record to 16-9.
The Lumberjacks prevailed in eight of the 11 contested matches against the Bears. BCLBI (9-0) posted three victories and also was awarded a pair of forfeit wins.
The Bears opened the match with Andrew Nissen's pin at 103 and Kyle Michalek's decision triumph at 112.
After Bemidji's Gary Molash was awarded a forfeit win at 119, Tanner George answered with a pin victory for BCLBI to give the Beavers a 15-6 lead.
But Bemidji responded with seven consecutive wins. Jake Crosby started the run with a pin at 130 and teammates Craig Maas (135), Isaiah Moore (140) and Colton Doty (145) followed suit.
Kade Johnson added a decision win at 152 and Dustin Greenman collected a major decision at 160.
Tyler Molitor capped the flurry with a pin win at 171.
BCLBI's Crag Brouder and Al Goodwin were awarded forfeit wins at 189 and 215 but Bemidji's Alex Johnson ended the match with a pin victory at heavyweight.
The Lumberjacks opened their match against F-B with eight wins but the home team claimed four of the final six.
Tyler O'Beirne posted a pin at 103 to give the Jacks a lead they would not relinquish and Michael Fogarty added a pin win at 112.
Also winning with pins were Logan Crosby at 125, Jake Crosby at 135, Craig Maas at 140 and Kade Johnson at 145.
Robert Treuer earned a decision at 119 as did Tyler Molitor at 189.
Ryle Masterson was awarded a forfeit win at 130 as was heavyweight Alex Johnson.
Bemidji 49, BCLBI 27
103-Nissen (BCLBI) pin O'Bierne 2:24
112-Michalek (BCLBI) dec. Fogarty 5-0
119-Molash (Bem) won by forfeit
125-George (BCLBI) pin Masterson 3:37
130-J.Crosby (Bem) pin Staples 3:25
135-C.Maas (Bem) pin Nehl 3:41
140-Moore (Bem) pin Jedlicka 3:13
145-Doty (Bem) pin Jablonski 3:42
152-K.Johnson (Bem) dec. Gross 7-4
160-Greenman (Bem) dec. Strand 14-2
171-Molitor (Bem) pin Templin 0:42
189-Grouder (BCLBI) won by forfeit
215-Goodwin (BCLBI) won by forfeit
Hwt-A.Johnson (Bem) pin Grundmeier 0:44
Bemidji 54, Fosston-Bagley 21
103-O'Bierne (Bem) pin Noble 2:25
112-Fogarty (Bem) pin Manecke 3:03
119-Treuer (Bem) dec. Bode 8-5
125-L.Crosby (Bem) pin Hanson 3:29
130-Masterson (Bem) won by forfeit
135-J.Crosby (Bem) pin A.Bode 1:34
140-C.Maas (Bem) pin McClung 0:28
145-K.Johnson (Bem) pin Nordskog 3:53
152-C.Mc Clung (FB) dec. Doty 10-4
160-Fjerstad (FB) pin Greenman 2:20
171-Olson (FB) won by forfeit
189-Molitor (Bem) dec. Hagen 6-2
215-Fosston-Bagley won by forfeit
Hwt-A.Johnson (Bem) won by forfeit