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E-Hawk Grapplers Win League Opener, Down Warriors

By Staff | Dec 13, 2016

CHEROKEE – The Emmetsburg E-Hawk wrestling team opened its Lakes Conference campaign with a win over Cherokee Thursday night. Emmetsburg also picked up a win over Alta-Aurelia in the double dual at Cherokee.

In the opening dual of the evening, the E-Hawks manhandled Cherokee by a 50-18 score.

Starting at 160 pounds, the E-Hawks’ Jon Lace came up short in a 5-7 decision to Mason Goebel. The Braves also won the 170 pound match as Tyler Zeimen earned a 2-1 decision over Emmetsburg’s Gage Jamison.

Nick Schany got the E-Hawks on the scoreboard wat 182 pounds with a 3:00 win by fall over Treighton Schubert. Jade Schleisman received a forfeit for the E-Hawks at 195 pounds, and at 220 pounds, Jimmie Steffens also received a win by forfeit.

Heavyweight Matt Hill was the victim of a 1:34 fall at the hands of Wyatt Kraft.

Emmetsburg’s Kelly Griffin, wrestling at 106 pounds, was pinned in 1:34 by Michael Burkhart before a double forfeit was recorded at 113 pounds.

At 120 pounds, Levi Aldous earned a 3:22 win by fall over Damon Wiliams and at 126 pounds, Christian Nichols received a win by forfeit.

Spencer Griffin tallied a :25 win by fall over Hunter Shaw in the 132 pound match and at 138 pounds, Carson Clark tallied a 3:00 win by fall over Dane Jurgensen.

Tanner Lundgren would earn a 19-3 Technical Fall in 4:00 of his match with Kade Jurgensen in the 145 pound match and Mason Griffin closed out the dual with an 11-5 decision victory over Bronson Reis for the 50-18 E-Hawk win.

Moving into their second dual of the night, Emmetsburg would take a 53-27 victory over the Warriors of Alta-Aurelia.

Action started at 170 pounds against the Warriors with Gage Jamison earning a win by forfeit. Nick Schany would be the victim of a :44 fall at the hand of Collin Johnson in the 182 pound match and at 195 pounds, Jimmie Steffens was pinned in 1:39 by Nick Gaes.

Jade Schleisman received a win by forfeit at 220 pounds and at 285 pounds, Matt Hill received a win by forfeit.

Kelly Griffin received a win by forfeit at 106 pounds but the E-Hawks would forfeit at 113 pounds to Sam Sherkenbach.

Levi Aldous would earn a 3:20 win by fall over Schade Larson in the 120 pound match and at 126 pounds, Christian Nichols received a win by forfeit. Spencer Griffin would earn a 1:21 win by fall over Adan Henrich in action at 132 pounds and at 138, Carson Clark would come up short in a 2-5 decision to Chris Langner.

Tanner Lundgren received a win by forfeit at 145 pounds and at 152, Mason Griffin collected a 17-0 Technical Fall in 3:43 of his match with Sam Zimmerman before Jon Lace would close out the dual at 160 being pinned in :52 by Skylar Solko for the 53-27 final score.