Tigers drop final regular-season dual to Border West
The Morris Area/Hancock/Chokio-Alberta wrestling team lost the final regular-season dual to the Border West Buccaneers 50-21 Friday at home.
The Buccaneers started strong and didn’t let up.
Matt Munsterman lost to Mason Pullis by a major decision 12-4 at 106 pounds. Then Mitchell Ascheman was pinned by two-time defending State Champion Cameron Sykora in in 3:00 at 113 pounds. Tracer Lee followed that win up with a tech fall over Philip Messner 19-3 at 120 pounds.
Evan Nelson finally got the Tigers on the board with a pin over Bryce Nilsen in 1:13 at 126 pounds. At 132 pounds Travis Ostby lost by a pin to Gus McCarthey in 1:30.
Then Dillan Johnson won by a decision 5-2 over Dylan Pullis at 138 pounds. Devin Robertson lost at 145 pounds by a pin in 2:53 to Carter Behrens.
In one of the most exciting matches of the night, Jerid Berning lost 10-7 in double overtime to Cormick Combellick at 152 pounds. Seth Nelson was then pinned in 3:50 by Nick Stafford at 160 pounds.
In the second exciting match of the night, which was a rematch of the Grant County Tournament final, Connor Metzger lost a close match 10-6 to Austin Maanum at 170 pounds. Matt Vinson received a forfeit at 182 pounds. Alec Gausman lost by tech fall 16-1 to Bradan Krump at 195 pounds and Jacob Sperr was pinned in 20 seconds by Seth Callenius at 220 pounds.
Joel Harrison finished the evening for the Tigers with a pin in 2:15 over Wyatt Tritz at 285 pounds.
Border West 50, Morris/Hancock/C-A 21
106: Mason Pullis, BW, maj. dec. Matt Munsterman, MAHACA, 12-4.
113: Cameron Sykora, BW, pinned Mitchell Ascheman, MAHACA, 3:00.
120: Tracer Lee, BW, tech. fall Philip Messner, MAHACA, 19-3.
126: Evan Nelson, MAHACA, pinned Bryce Nilsen, BW, 1:13.
132: Gus McCarthy, BW, pinned Travis Ostby, MAHACA, 1:30.
138: Dillan Johnson, MAHACA, dec. Dylan Pullis, BW, 5-2.
145: Carter Behrens, BW, pinned Devin Robertson, MAHACA, 2:53.
152: Cormick Combellick, BW, dec. Jerid Berning, MAHACA, 10-7.
160: Nick Stafford, BW, pinned Seth Nelson, MAHACA, 3:50.
170: Austin Maanum, BW, dec. Connor Metzger, MAHACA, 10-6.
182: Matt Vinson, MAHACA, forf.
195: Bradan Krump, BW, tech. fall Alec Gausman, MAHACA, 16-1.
220: Seth Callenius, BW, pinned Jacob Sperr, MAHACA, 0:20.
285: Joel Harrison, MAHACA, pinned Wyatt Tritz, BW, 2:15.