Elk River Old Timer’s Wrestling Tournament

On March 20th, the Elk River Wrestling Program hosted the 7th Annual Elk River Old Timer’s Wrestling Tournament and the 3rd Annual Elk River Old Timer’s Wrestling Team Duals at the Elk River High School. This year we had 142 wrestlers compete in  the individual tourney and 11 teams of 6 in our team tourney. Just like last year, wrestlers came from all over Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota and Iowa to compete.

Team Dual Results:

Team Champions:  Wolf Pac – Rob Olson, Nueshe, Justin Jones, Justin Dedrum, Brad Padgett, and Nicolas Wilkes

Team Runner up:  Matt Burn – Bobby Petersen, Kyle Baker, Adam Petersen, Jacob Bonsack, Noel Meyer, Michael Linder

In the individual tournament, wrestlers were placed into groups of three or four and  wrestled a round robin bracket. Wrestlers competed in (3) one-minute periods with one-minute breaks between periods.

Individual Champions:
(Name, Hometown)

  • Vinnie Pokornaoski, Dassel Cokato
  • Matt Spoden, Brainerd
  • Troy Biermaier, Little Falls
  • Jamie Mueller, Elk River
  • Michael Mohler, Blaine
  • Reen Masheen, Cokato
  • Eric Pokornowski, Pequot Lakes
  • Jeff Stang, Sartell
  • Donavan Steele, Winthrop
  • Ricardo Anaya, Minneapolis
  • Troy Salmen, Osage
  • Warren Gall, Pierz
  • Josh Witt, Shakopee
  • Ross Lundquist, Blaine
  • Peter Mursu, New York Mills
  • Jacob Egan, Champlin
  • Paul Plombou, Sartell
  • Davin Cunningham, Elk River
  • Andy Binsfeld, Paynesville
  • Kyle Bednar, Pierz
  • Jay Longhenry, New Ulm
  • Nate Dahl, Hammond, WI
  • Cabe Miller, Chaska
  • David Elson, Saint Paul
  • Rich Rasmussen, Rockford
  • Pete Haag, Zimmerman
  • Julius Stone, Clarrisa
  • Alan Erickson, Elk River
  • Jason Janssen, Waite Park
  • Andy Lancaster, Clarissa
  • Charlie Wilczetz, Freedom
  • Ashkatm Morvar, Richfield
  • Jason Sampson, Bemidji
  • Karl Knothe, Stillwater
  • Jeff Varner, Fridley
  • Nicholas Moody, Blaine

Thanks to following people and organizations for donating their time to help: Every part of Elk River Wrestling, and Skyline Officials.  It takes great effort to put on a tournament of this size and the Elk River Youth Program sincerely appreciates all of the support from the competitors, High school, Middle school and youth wrestlers and parents as well as the coaching staff at all levels of ER wrestling. We look forward to seeing you all again next year!!!!!

ER Wrestling