HOLSTEIN - The talented and deep Aurelia-Galva-Holstein wrestlers claimed a double dual here January 11th, defeating Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn 45-22, and Cherokee 60-21. MMC also defeated the young Braves 50-26 in the other match.
AGH featured four grapplers with double pin victories, including Andrew Perry at 145 pounds, Bryce Dean at 152 and 160, Austin Todd at 171, and Daniel Borchers at 215. SIngle pin winners for AGH were Adam Parker at 125, Adam Dreeszen at heavyweight, Kyle Yearous at 135, and Mike White at 140.
For Cherokee, undefeated Tyler Halverson at 130, Tim Jones at 215, and Peter Conley at 189 registered pins.
"MMC has a solid team this season," said Cherokee coach Jason Wood. "They wrestle tough and don't give up. We gave up too many open weights and falls.
Cherokee gave up four forfeits against both AGH and MMC to account for 24 points in each match.
"We improve to 17-2 in duals this season," noted a pleased AGH coach Scott Phelps, who co-coaches AGH with Mike Fry of Aurelia. "The coaches are happy with the effort and the improvement we are seeing from the kids on a dailyt basis."
According to MMC's first-year coach Steve Phillips, the Eagles are getting stronger with every meet and look forward to competing at the big BCIG Tournament in February.
MMC boasts three state-ranked wrestlers - Mitch Erdman, fourth at 125, Russ Godbersen, sixth at 135, and Tory Johnson, eighth at 140.
In JV action for Cherokee, Pat Loughlin pinned Stephen Galvin of AGH in 2:21, and Dillon Devitt pinned Jamison Voss of AGH in :32.
For AGH, Kyle Conover pinned Cherokee's Derik Smith in 1:48, Alyn Sargent pinned Smith in 2:36, Jason Glienke pinned Devitt in :58, and Nick Felton pinned Pat Loughlin in 3:59.
MMC 50, C 26
103 - Weston Burkhardt, C, won by forfeit.
112 - Todd Godbersen, MMC, won by forfeit.
119 - Jacob Lehnhoff, MMC, won by forfeit.
125 - Ethan Radtke, MMC, won by forfeit.
130 - Tyler Halverson, C, beat Mitch Erdman 5-2.
135 - Russ Godbersen, MMC, pinned Calvin Conley 1:10.
140 - Tory Johnson, MMC, pinned Steve Veit 1:15.
145 - Ben Mayer, MMC, beat Cutter Carlson 11-0.
152 - Nick Loughlin, C, beat Taylor Witzel 16-1.
160 - Jared Letsche, MMC, beat Charlie Ganger 12-2.
171 - Kyle Kohn, MMC, pinned Tyler Lundsgaard 1:37.
189 - Peter Conley, C, pinned Tucker Petersen 1:39.
215 - Tim Jones, C, pinned Luke Dreckman 5:23.
Hwt - Dan Holmes, MMC, won by forfeit.
AGH 60, C 21
103 - Burkhardt, C, won by forfeit.
112 - Ryan Donahoo, AGH, won by forfeit.
119 - Samuel Radke, AGH, won by forfeit.
125 - Adam Parker, AGH, won by forfeit.
130 - Halverson, C, pinned Steve White :56.
135 - Kyle Yearous, AGH, pinned Calvin Conley 1:40.
140 - Mike White, AGH, pinned Steve Veit 2:39.
145 - Andrew Perry, AGH, pinned Carlson 1:35.
152 - Loughlin, C, won by forfeit.
160 - Bryce Dean, AGH, pinned Ganger :47.
171 - Austin Todd, AGH, pinned Lundsgaard :31.
189 - Daniel Borchers, AGH, pinned Peter Conley 1:10.
215 - Tim Jones, C, beat Íteven Rupp 7-1.
Hwt - Adam Dreeszen, AGH, won by forfeit.
AGH 45, MMC 22
103 - Open.
112 - Donahoo, AGH, beat Todd Godbersen 10-4.
119 - Lehnhoff, MMC, won by forfeit.
125 - Parker, AGH, pinned Ethan Radtke 1:34.
130 - Erdman, MMC, beat Steve White 10-1.
135 - Russ Godbersen (MMC) beat Yearous 3-0.
140 - Johnson, MMC, beat Mike White 3-0.
145 - Perry, AGH, pinned Witzel 4:26.
152 - Dean, AGH, pinned Mayer 6:59 OT.
160 - Letsche, MMC, won by forfeit.
171 - Todd, AGH, pinned Kohn 3:09.
189 - Rupp, AGH, pinned Petersen 5:59.
215 - Borchers, AGH, pinned Dreckman 3:06.
Hwt - Dreeszen, AGH, pinned Holmes 1:26.