WRESTLING: Bemidji sweeps Roseau, Brainerd
BEMIDJI — The Bemidji wrestling team continued its successful campaign Thursday as the Lumberjacks swept a home triangular, blitzing Roseau 54-15 and stopping Brainerd 46-24.
The sweep upped Bemidji’s dual record to 12-4.
Roseau was no match for the Lumberjacks as BHS won the first four matches and raced to a 20-0 lead.
Jon Solum ignited the early success as he posted a 6-4 win at 106. Brian Maas wasted no time improving his record to 27-0 as he worked a quick takedown and pinned Brett Dale in eight seconds.
Indi Farris followed with a 17-2 technical fall and Tyler Maas capped the early spurt with a second-period pin win at 126 pounds.
Roseau collected its initial match win at 132 when Brett Jerome pinned Tyler O’Beirne in the second period but Bemidji answered with four consecutive victory to open a 36-6 advantage.
Robert Treuer earned a 12-5 win at 138, Lucas Gast was awarded a forfeit at 145, Gannon Strain dominated the third period of his 152-pound match to post a 9-2 triumph and Hunter Schoenborn blanked his 160-pound foe 11-0.
Bemidji’s Nick Peterson was edged 6-3 at 170 but the Jacks won three of the next four matches, all by pins.
Kade Johnson pinned Beu Kringen in the first period at 182, Brody Wilander needed only 2:15 to earn his pin at 195 and Gabe Flaherty posted a fall 2:40 into his 220-pound match.
At heavyweight, Bemidji’s Wyatt Yoemans was pinned.
“We wrestled well,” said BHS coach Rance Bahr. “Dylon Sauceda was sick and couldn’t wrestle so we had to move some kids around. But our depth enabled us to do that.”
In the win over Brainerd the Lumberjacks spotted the Warriors a 6-0 lead when Cole Kubesh posted a pin at 106 but BHS went on a tear, claiming the next eight matches.
Parker Beyer began the streak with a 10-4 win at 113. Brian Maas followed with an 18-3 technical fall win at 120 and Farris and O’Beirne contributed pins at 126 and 132.
Treuer added a technical fall win, Gast earned a 4-3 decision triumph and Schoenborn pinned his man in 2:52.
Strain capped the flurry with a 9-7 overtime decision at 160.
Johnson posted his 28th win of the year and his 26th victory by a fall when he stuck Chris Laber 1:29 into their match and Wilander added a 5-3 decision triumph at 195.
BHS returns to action Saturday when it heads to the Fertile-Beltrami Invitational. The meet was a recent addition to the schedule.
Bemidji 54, Roseau 15 106 - Solum (Bem) dec. Eidsmoe 6-4
113 - B.Maas (Bem) pin Dale 0:08
120 - Farris (Bem) tech fall Mooney 17-2
126 - T.Maas (Bem) pin Klatt 2:28
132 - Jerome (Ros) pin O’Beirne 2:35
138 - Treuer (Bem) dec. Warner 12-5
145 - Gast (Bem) won by forfeit
152 - Strain (Bem) dec. Skogstad 9-2
160 - Schoenborn (Bem) dec. McCourt 11-0
170 - Jenson (Ros) dec. Peterson 6-3
182 - Johnson (Bem) pin Kringen 1:27
195 - Wilander (Bem) pin Millner 2;15
220 - Flaherty (Bem) pin Karl 2:40
Hwt - Oksanen (Ros) pin Yoemans 0:48
Bemidji 46, Brainerd 24 106 - Kubesh (Bra) pin Hinrichs 1:40
113 - Beyer (Bem) dec. Robinson 10-4
120 - B.Maas (Bem) tech fall Schlosser 18-3
126 - Farris (Bem) pin Breun 4:22
132 - O’Beirne (Bem) pin Fillbrandt 2:31
138 - Treuer (Bem) tech fall Schubert 15-0
145 - Gast (Bem) dec. Zelinske 4-3
152 - Schoenborn (Bem) pin Arntson 2:52
160 - Strain (Bem) ded. Stewart 9-7 OT
170 - Desrosier (Bra) pin Peterson 4:36
182 - Johnson (Bem) pin Laber 1:29
195 - Wilander (Bem) ded. Crandall 5-3
220 - Adams (Bra) pin Yoemans 1:20
Hwt - Weiss (Bra) pin Flaherty 0:43