WRESTLING: Bemidji badgers BGMR in 40-30 win
BADGER -- The Bemidji High School wrestling team prevailed 40-30 in a dual meet at Badger/Greenbush-Middle River on Tuesday evening.
Eight Lumberjacks delivered wins, including five by fall, to come away with the dual victory. Each team entered the night ranked ninth in their respective class. Bemidji competes in Class AAA, and the Gators in Class A.
Coy Olsen (106 pounds) started off with an 8-2 win by decision in the opening bout. Logan Willard (120) won by major decision two matches later, while Seth Newby (126) and Joe Hudson (132) each won by fall to take a 19-6 lead. The Jacks never relinquished the lead.
Also earning wins were Alan Wuori (152) by fall, Chance Hinrichs (160) by fall, Nic Geiger (182) by 8-3 decision and Peter Moen (195) by fall.
The Lumberjacks will return home to host the annual Rick Lee Invitational this weekend at the BHS Gymnasium. Wrestling is set to begin at 10 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 11, and will continue at the same time Saturday, Jan. 12.
Bemidji 40, Badger-GB-MR 30
106: Coy Olsen (BEMI) over Jaxon Janousek (BGM) (Dec 8-2)
113: Tony Olson (BGM) over JD Kondos (BEMI) (Fall 0:41)
120: Logan Willard (BEMI) over Brogan Beito (BGM) (MD 9-0)
126: Seth Newby (BEMI) over Avery Augustson (BGM) (Fall 2:37)
132: Joe Hudson (BEMI) over Garrett Undeberg (BGM) (Fall 3:49)
138: Brandon Pries (BGM) over Thade Osborn (BEMI) (Fall 3:46)
145: Owen Novacek (BGM) over Darren Roth (BEMI) (MD 11-3)
152: Alan Wuori (BEMI) over Andy Dostal (BGM) (Fall 2:52)
160: Chance Hinrichs (BEMI) over Dade Melby (BGM) (Fall 3:39)
170: Caleb Vacura (BGM) over Clay Olsen (BEMI) (MD 10-2)
182: Nic Geiger (BEMI) over Joe Dezelar (BGM) (Dec 8-3)
195: Peter Moen (BEMI) over Jacob Bergsnev (BGM) (Fall 0:25)
220: Dominik Vacura (BGM) over Chase Smith (BEMI) (MD 12-4)
285: Zach Evans (BGM) by forfeit