Tigers drop close match to Braves
Despite winning five of the final six matches Tuesday in Benson, the Morris Area/Hancock/Chokio-Alberta wrestling team suffered a 40-30 loss to the Braves.
Seven matches into the contest, the Braves led 33-3 with the Tigers only picking up one win in the lighter classes.
Ryan Beyer and Tim Ostby had pins to help the Tigers claw their way back, but it was too late to recover.
Dillan Johnson and Zach Gibson also recorded wins for the Tigers.
The other wins came by forfeit.
103: Bryce Goff won by pin over Tiger Travis Ostby, 1:28.
112: Seth Pillatzki won by pin over Tiger Evan Nelson, 1:04.
119: Tiger Dillan Johnson won by decision over Grant Ascheman, 3-0.
125: Morgan Staton won by pin over Tiger Aaron Wehking, 4:36.
130: Matt Plumhoff won by forfeit .
135: Ben Lundebrek won by pin over Tiger Seth Nelson, 5:27.
140: Al Scottini won by decision over Tiger Tony Domnick, 3-2.
145: Cody Hammerschmidt won by decision over Tiger Jerid Berning, 4-2.
152: Tiger Jordan Thooft won by forfeit.
160: Tiger Tim Ostby won by pin over Scott Bridgland, 0:27.
171: Sam Carruth won by major decision over Tiger Connor Metzger, 9-1.
189: Tiger Ryan Beyer won by pin over Soner Hilal, 0:36.
215: Tiger Joel Harrison won by forfeit.
285: Tiger Zach Gibson won in overtime over Tyler Jensen, 3-1.