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Knights Finish Second At Conference Tourney

By Staff | Jan 20, 2009

GRAETTINGER – The Knights of Graettinger/Terril earned a second place finish at Saturday’s Northwest/Twin Lakes Conference Wrestling Tournament.

The Knights were narrowly edged by one point by the Manson Northwest Webster Cougars, 196-195.

“We wrestled well enough to win the team title,” noted GT?Head Coach Cody Alesch. “I was extremely proud of the kids. I couln’t have asked them to wrestle any harder than they did.”

The Knights got championships from James Tatman at 112 pounds, Michael Jensen at 145 pounds, Kass Schany at 160 pounds, Jake Hoffman at 189 pounds and Kyle Brown at 285 pounds.

Trent Lundgren, wrestling at 119 pounds, along with Logan Tonderum at 135 and Nathan Howard at 171 pounds all earned third place finishes in the conference tournament, while Tyler Dalen at 103 and Heath Marchand at 140 earned fourth place finishes.

The Knights also earned a sweep in a double dual on Thursday, defeating East Sac County 59-15 and Alta by a 53-18 tally.

GT vs East Sac

152 Double Forfeit

160 GT?forfeit

171 Nate Howard win by injury default

189 Jake Hoffman :23 win by fall

215 Josh Anderson win by forfeit

285 Kyle Brown 1:38 win by fall

103 Tyler Dalen win by forfeit

112 James Tatman win by forfeit

119 Trent Lundgren win 15-0 Technical Fall

125 Ryan Schany lost 15-17 decision

130 Tymothy Hart pinned in 2:38

135 Logan Tonderum 2:35 win by fall

140 Heath Marchand :58 win by fall

145 Michael Jensen win by forfeit

GT?vs Alta

171 Howard win by forfeit

189 Anderson win by forfeit

215 Hoffman 12-2 major decision win

285 Brown 3:28 win by fall

103 Dalen :11 win by fall

112 Tatman 7-3 decision win

119 Lundgren :10-2 major decision win

125 Schany pinned in :38

130 Hart pinned in 2:45

135 Tonderum 3:$7 win by fall

140 Marchand 1:06 win by fall

145 Jensen 2:27 win by fall

152 GT?Forfeits

160 Double Forfeit