The Guillotine 2014 Academic All-State Wrestlers

The 2014 edition of The Guillotine Academic All-State honorees features 31 first-team members, 30 second-team members, 30 third-team members, and 31 honorable mention wrestlers.

First published in the May 16th issue of The Guillotine Newsmagazine

First published in the May 16th issue of The Guillotine Newsmagazine

Wrestlers, representing 66 teams, were submitted on nomination forms signed by a coach and school administrator verifying their current GPA (minimum of 3.0), number of current season varsity matches wrestled (minimum of fifteen), current season win percentage (minimum of 60%) and grade (junior or senior).

Points were tallied according to current varsity wins, current state tournament placement and cumulative high school GPA. Each of the first team wrestlers will receive two certificates and a letter of recognition.

This year’s top Academic All-State wrestler spot goes to senior New London-Spicer wrestler Jakob Stageberg. Jakob capped his high school career with the Class AA 113-pound state title, a perfect 38-0 record, and a 3.95 GPA.

Not far behind Stageberg are senior Skyler Petry of WEM/JWP, junior Paul Fitterer* of Cannon Falls/Randolf, senior Mack Short of Simley, and senior Zach Siegle of Scott West.

Everyone on the first team placed fifth or higher at state this year, including 11 champions and eight runners-up. First team members have an average of 41 season wins, an average season win percentage of 92%, and an average GPA of 3.77.

Twelve nominees had a perfect 4.0 GPA: Jack Gainer of Cretin-Derham Hall, Blake Bergeron of Crookston, Jackson Schauer of Grand Rapids, Jacob Filk of Hutchinson, Drew Sathrum of Kenyon-Wanamingo, Tyler Keller of Medford, Nik Borchert of Mille Lacs, Chase DeFrang of Plainview-Elgin-Millville, Bradley Schultz of Plainview-Elgin-Millville, Sean O’Neil of Prior Lake, Miles Patton of Rochester Mayo, and Kyle Nordstrom of Simley.

Three nominees finished as undefeated 2014 state champions: Skyler Petry, Jakob Stageberg, and Tommy Thorn of Saint Michael-Albertville.

Repeat Guillotine first-team members are Niko Anderson of Fillmore Central/Lanesboro/Mabel-Canton, Harvey Friederichs of Chatfield, Justin Herold-Plakut of Woodbury, Tyler Keller, Skyler Petry, and Mack Short.

Four teams had four first, second, or third-team members: Apple Valley, Chatfield, Maple River, and Mound-Westonka.

Three teams had three first, second, or third-team members: Moorhead, New London-Spicer, and Plainview-Elgin-Millville.

Congratulations to all nominees and thanks to the coaches, administrators and parents for helping The Guillotine recognize Minnesota’s finest student-athletes.

*Paul Fitterer of Cannon Falls/Randolf has been included after the May 16th issue of The Guillotine Newsmagazine publication. Fitterer was mistakenly omitted by The Guillotine. Apologies to Paul.

The Guillotine 2014 Academic All-State Wrestlers – First Team

Jakob Stageberg, 113 lbs. New London-Spicer, 12th

Jakob Stageberg, 113 lbs.
New London-Spicer, 12th

Jakob is a three-time state placer winning the 113-pound Class AA title this year. He placed fifth at 113 pounds as a junior and third at 106 pounds as a sophomore. Jakob finished his season undefeated with 38 wins. He ended his high school career with a record of 157-22 including 82 pins. Jakob’s GPA is 3.95. Honors and achievements include two-time MWCA Academic All-State, four-time all-conference, and 2013 Guillotine Academic All-State second team. Future plans are to attend and wrestle at Concordia. Jakob’s parents are Paul Stageberg and Karrie McEvilly and his coach is Jair Toedter.

Skyler Petry, 120 lbs. WEM/JWP, 12th

Skyler Petry, 120 lbs.
WEM/JWP, 12th

Skyler won the Class AA title this year at 120 pounds. He was runner-up at 106-pounds as a sophomore. Skyler also placed third at 113 pounds as a junior and fifth at 103 pounds as a freshman. Skyler finished his season undefeated with 42 wins. He ended his high school career with a record of 195-17 (92 win %) including 131 pins. Skyler’s GPA is 3.89. Honors and achievements include four-time all-conference, two-time MWCA Academic All-State, Junior Greco-Roman national finalist, Junior folkstyle national finalist, and career win leader at WEM. Future plans are to wrestle at the University of Minnesota and major in Math. Skyler’s parents are Todd and Amy and his coaches are Adam Roesler and Troy Stehr.

Paul Fitterer, 113 lbs. Cannon Falls/Randolf, 11th

Paul Fitterer, 113 lbs.
Cannon Falls/Randolf, 11th

Paul is a two-time state place winner. He was the Class AA 113-pound runner-up this year. He placed third at 106 pounds as a sophomore. Paul had an impressive season record of 41-1. His current career record is 139-29 including 40 pins. Paul’s GPA is 3.96. Honors and achievements include three-time all-conference, two-time team captain, two-time Cadet folkstyle All-American, two-time Cadet Greco-Roman All-American, Minnesota Cadet Triple Crown winner, and Junior freestyle and Greco-Roman state champion. Future plans are to pursue an engineering degree and wrestle in college. Paul’s parents are Steve and Brenda and his coach is Dudley Flodeen.

Mack Short, 152 lbs. Simley, 12th

Mack Short, 152 lbs.
Simley, 12th

Mack is a four-time state entrant winning the 152-pound Class AA title this year. He placed second at 145 pounds as a junior and fourth at 138 pounds as a sophomore. Mack had a season record of 47-3. He ended his high school career with a record of 166-33 including 90 pins. Mack’s GPA is 3.68. Honors and achievements include two-time all-conference in football, three-year baseball letter winner, and Cadet freestyle All-American. Future plans are to play football at Saint John’s. Mack’s parents are Barbara and Chris and his coach is his uncle Will Short.

Zach Siegle, 138 lbs. Scott West, 12th

Zach Siegle, 138 lbs.
Scott West, 12th

Zach is a three-time state placer winning the 138-pound Class AA title this year. He placed third at 126 pounds as a junior and fourth at 113 pounds as a sophomore. Zach had an impressive season record of 49-1. He ended his high school career with a record of 155-23. Zach’s GPA is 3.63. Honors and achievements include Cadet freestyle nationals All-American, two-time all-conference, has never not been on an academic honor roll, and D.A.R.E. Role Model. Future plans are to attend the University of Minnesota. He is undecided on wrestling and career goals. Zach’s parents are Dave and Donna and his coaches are Darren Ripley and Jerold Stauffacher.

Justin Herold-Plakut, 152 lbs. Woodbury, 12th

Justin Herold-Plakut, 152 lbs.
Woodbury, 12th

Justin is a five-time state entrant placing third at 152 pounds this year in Class AAA. He also placed third at 152 pounds as a junior and fifth at 132 pounds as a sophomore. Justin had a season record of 43-4. He ended his high school career with a record of 215-49 including 89 pins. Justin’s GPA is 3.98. Honors and achievements include two-year team captain, MSHSL Academic All-State (highest total point scorer), five-time all-conference, Section 4AAA Academic Team, and holds Woodbury’s record for most varsity wins. Future plans are to pursue an Engineering degree in college. Justin’s parents are Marvin Plakut and Darvia Herold and his coach is Justin Smith.

Mitch Lange, 160 lbs. Royalton/Upsala, 12th

Mitch Lange, 160 lbs.
Royalton/Upsala, 12th

Mitch won the Class A title this year at 160 pounds. He is a five-time state entrant placing fourth at 160 pounds as a junior. Mitch had an impressive season record of 40-2. He ended his high school career with a record of 204-38 including 102 pins. Mitch’s GPA is 3.699. Honors and achievements include three-year team captain, four-time all-conference, three-time team MVP, Rumble on the Red Tournament runner-up, two-time Brainerd Paul Bunyan Tournament champion, three-time Bemidji Rick Lee Tournament champion, AA winner for Royalton, and Excel participant. Future plans are to attend Saint John’s and play football. Mitch’s parents are Darren and Tamara and his coach is Kevin Presler.

Jared Willaby, 132 lbs. Windom/Mountain Lake, 11th

Jared Willaby, 132 lbs.
Windom/Mountain Lake, 11th

Jared is a three-time state entrant placing third at 132 pounds this year in Class A. He also placed sixth at 126 pounds as a sophomore. Jared had a season record of 40-6. His current career record is 146-43 including 43 pins. Jared’s GPA is 3.99. Honors and achievements include two-time all-conference, two-time team MVP, KNUJ Player of the Week, All-Academic Football Team – grades 10th and 11th, and FFA Crops Champion. Jared is also a member of the National Honor Society. Future plans are to attend a four-year school. Jared’s parents are Dean and Steph and his coaches are Nick Kulseth and Travis Elg.

Brock Buysse, 106 lbs. Minneota, 11th

Brock Buysse, 106 lbs.
Minneota, 11th

Brock is a two-time state place winner. He was the Class A 106-pound runner-up this year. He placed fifth at 106 pounds as a sophomore. Brock had a season record of 41-6. His current career record is 79-18 including 33 pins. Brock’s GPA is 3.82. Honors and achievements include three year letter winner, Spotlight on Scholarship Award (2012, 2013, 2014), Peer Tutoring, Youth Frontier Leader, Youth Wrestling Referee, Special Olympics helper, and member of choir, band, and school musical. Brock is also a member of the National Honor Society. Future plans are to pursue a career in the medical field and extend his wrestling career into the collegiate level. Brock’s parents are Jeff and Rhonda and his coach is Joel Skillings.

Harvey Friederichs, 152 lbs. Chatfield, 12th

Harvey Friederichs, 152 lbs.
Chatfield, 12th

Harvey is a two-time state finalist. He was the Class A 152-pound runner-up this year as a senior and the 132-pound runner-up as a junior. Harvey had an impressive season record of 44-2. He ended his high school career with a record of 184-40. Harvey’s GPA is 3.79. Honors and achievements include four-time all-conference, three-time academic all-conference, and 2013 Guillotine Academic All-State. Future plans are to attend UW-La Crosse and major in Business. Harvey’s parents are Andy and Kari and his coach is Joel Viss.

Taylor Carlson, 285 lbs. United North Central, 12th

Taylor Carlson, 285 lbs.
United North Central, 12th

Taylor is a three-time state entrant and two-time place winner. He was the Class A 285-pound runner-up this year. He placed fifth at 220 pounds as a junior. Taylor had a season record of 33-3. He ended his high school career with a record of 141-59 including 64 pins. Taylor’s GPA is 3.89. Honors and achievements include two-time MWCA Academic All-State, NHSCA Senior Nationals All-American, four-year team captain, and three-time academic letter winner. Taylor is also a member of the National Honor Society. Future plans are to attend NDSU and major in Construction Management and minor in Business Administration, play baseball or possibly wrestle. Taylor’s parents are Brian and Kari and his coach is Jacob Oyster.

Colin Ayers, 132 lbs. WEM/JWP, 12th

Colin Ayers, 132 lbs.
WEM/JWP, 12th

Colin is a three-time state entrant placing third at 132 pounds this year in Class AA. Colin had an impressive season record of 44-2. He ended his high school career with a record of 148-49 including 57 pins. Colin’s GPA is 3.83. Honors and achievements include four-time all-conference, academic all-conference, and most wins in a season at WEM with 44. Future plans are to wrestle at Augustana and major in Biology. Colin’s parents are Jeff and Cindy and his coaches are Adam Roesler and Troy Stehr.

Logan Peterson, 152 lbs. Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City, 12th

Logan Peterson, 152 lbs.
Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City, 12th

Logan is a five-time state entrant and three-time state placer. He won the Class A title this year at 152 pounds, placed third at 138 pounds as a junior, and third at 132 pounds as a sophomore. Logan had an impressive season record of 47-2. He ended his high school career with a record of 201-32 including 80 pins. Logan’s GPA is 3.5. Honors and achievements include two-time USA Wrestling Folkstyle All-American, two-time champion USA Wrestling Folkstyle Tour of America, and People to People Student Ambassador to China. Logan is also a member of the National Honor Society. Future plans are to wrestle at South Dakota State and major in Environmental Science. Logan’s parents are Delvin and Lynn and his coach is Mike Amsden.

Jared Goldsmith, 113 lbs. Chatfield, 11th

Jared Goldsmith, 113 lbs.
Chatfield, 11th

Jared was the Class A 113-pound runner-up this year. He is a two-time state entrant. Jared had an impressive season record of 34-1. His current career record is 79-10. Jared’s GPA is 3.82. Honors and achievements include two-time Mike Fasnacht Tournament champion, 2014 State Dual Tournament All-Tournament Team, Lake City Tournament champion, and Principal’s honor roll. Jared is also a member of the National Honor Society. Future plans are to attend a four-year college and possibly wrestle. Jared’s parents are Dan and Amy and his coach is Joel Viss.

David Flynn, 126 lbs. Scott West, 11th

David Flynn, 126 lbs.
Scott West, 11th

David is a three-time state entrant placing third at 126 pounds this year in Class AA. He also placed fourth at 113 pounds as a sophomore. David had a season record of 49-3. His current career record is 136-24 including 51 pins. David’s GPA is 3.77. Honors and achievements include three-time Minnesota Christmas Tournament place winner (4th, 5th, 4th), three-time Rumble on the Red Tournament place winner (6th, 3rd, champion), and three-time Section 2AA champion. David is also a member of the National Honor Society. Future plans are to attend a four-year college and wrestle. David’s parents are Al and Sarah and his coaches are Darren Ripley and Jerold Stauffacher.

Luke Norland, 160 lbs. Jackson County Central, 11th

Luke Norland, 160 lbs.
Jackson County Central, 11th

Luke is a three-time state entrant placing fourth at 160 pounds this year in Class A. He also placed sixth at 152 pounds as a sophomore and fourth at 152 pounds as a freshman. Luke had a season record of 45-5. His current career record is 124-31 including 58 pins. Luke’s GPA is 3.995. Honors and achievements include Minnesota Christmas Tournament runner-up, member of the 2011, 2012, and 2013 Class A State Champion team, three-time State Dual Tournament All-Tournament Team, three-time academic all-conference, and ranks #1 in his HS class. Luke is also a member of the National Honor Society. Future plans are to attend a good academic institution and continue his wrestling career. Luke’s parents are Kelly and Denise and his coach is Randy Baker.

Ryan Stottler, 170 lbs. Minnewaska Area, 12th

Ryan Stottler, 170 lbs.
Minnewaska Area, 12th

Ryan was the Class A 170-pound runner-up this year. He is a two-time state entrant. Ryan had an impressive season record of 33-2. He ended his high school career with a record of 104-64 including 49 pins. Ryan’s GPA is 3.79. Honors and achievements include four-time West Central Conference all-conference, eight tournament championships, 15-time honor student, and three-time academic all-conference. Future plans are to participate in college wrestling and study Biology and Pre-Med. Ryan’s parents are Shaun and Tammy and his coach is Wes Tessman.

Seth Gross, 138 lbs. Apple Valley, 12th

Seth Gross, 138 lbs.
Apple Valley, 12th

Seth is a three-time state champion. He won the 138-pound Class AAA title this year, the 132-pound title as a junior, and the 119-pound title as a sophomore. Seth also placed third at 106 pounds as a freshman. He had an impressive season record of 44-2, and ended his high school career with a record of 149-15 (90.9 win %) including 73 pins. Seth’s GPA is 3.48. Honors and achievements include team captain, FILA Cadet World Team member, Junior freestyle national champion, two-time Cadet freestyle national champion, and two-time Minnesota Christmas Tournament champion. Future plans are to wrestle at the Univ. of Iowa and pursue an Engineering or Business degree. His short term goal is to make the FILA Junior World Team and his long-term goal is to be an NCAA champion. Seth’s parents are Rhonda and Troy and his coach is Dalen Wasmund.

Ty Griffin, 132 lbs. Rockford, 12th

Ty Griffin, 132 lbs.
Rockford, 12th

Ty was the Class AA runner-up at 132 pounds this year. He won the 120-pound title as a sophomore. Ty also placed fifth at 126 pounds as a junior and sixth at 112 pounds as a freshman. Ty had a season record of 35-3. He ended his high school career with a record of 148-38. Ty’s GPA is 3.76. Honors and achievements include ExCel Award winner, A Honor Roll (10th, 11th, 12th grades), two-time cross-country all-conference, and golf team captain. Ty is also a member of the National Honor Society. Future plans are to study Computer Science in college and possibly wrestle or play golf. Ty’s parents are Todd and Kristine and his coach is Larry Hunter.

Jacob Filk, 220 lbs. Hutchinson, 11th

Jacob Filk, 220 lbs.
Hutchinson, 11th

Jacob is a two-time state entrant placing fourth at 220 pounds this year in Class AA. He also placed sixth at 220 pounds as a sophomore. Jacob had a season record of 39-4. His current career record is 97-26. Jacob’s GPA is 4.0. Honors and achievements include two-time Wright County Conference champion, three year letter winner, 9th Grade League state champion, and two-time academic letter winner. Jacob is also a member of the National Honor Society. Future plans are to attend a four-year university, pursue a degree in Engineering, and possibly wrestle. Jacob’s parents are Ted and Bobbi and his coach is Todd Card.

Parker Jackson, 152 lbs. Detroit Lakes, 11th

Parker Jackson, 152 lbs.
Detroit Lakes, 11th

Parker is a three-time state entrant placing fourth at 152 pounds this year in Class AA. He also placed sixth at 145 pounds as a sophomore. Parker had a season record of 42-5. His current career record is 171-40 including 50 pins. Parker’s GPA is 3.97. Honors and achievements include school win record, fourth at the Rumble on the Red, Academic All-Section, three-time Detroit Lakes Academic Excellence Award, and five-time all-conference. Future plans are to wrestle at college and go into a pre-med program. Parker’s parent is Todd Jackson and his coach is Rob Ullyott.

Hank Friederichs, 138 lbs. Chatfield, 11th

Hank Friederichs, 138 lbs.
Chatfield, 11th

Hank is a three-time state placer winning the 138-pound Class A title this year. He placed third at 120 pounds as a sophomore and fifth at 106 pounds as a freshman. Hank had an impressive season record of 44-2. His current career record is 157-21. Hank’s GPA is 3.44. Honors and achievements include three-year team captain, member of the 2014 team state champions in football and wrestling, and two-time State Dual Tournament All-Tournament Team. Future plans are to win another state title and then move on to college wrestling. He’d like to become a principal and wrestling coach. Hank’s parents are Andy and Kari and his coach is Joel Viss.

Niko Anderson, 182 lbs. Fillmore Central/Lanesboro/Mabel-Canton, 12th

Niko Anderson, 182 lbs.
Fillmore Central/Lanesboro/Mabel-Canton, 12th

Niko is a two-time state entrant winning the 182-pound Class A title this year. He was runner-up at 170 pounds as a junior. Niko had an impressive season record of 37-1. He ended his high school career with a record of 128-44 including 35 pins. Niko’s GPA is 3.5. Honors and achievements include 2013 Guillotine Academic All-State, 2014 Section 1A Wrestler of the Year, KTTC Athlete of the Week (9th and 12th grades), and Minnesota state record holder for career rushing and overall touchdowns. Niko is also a member of the National Honor Society. Future plans are to play football at St. Thomas and possibly major in Accounting or Exercise Science. Niko’s parents are Tim and Lori and his coach is Jim Love.

Miles Patton, 138 lbs. Rochester Mayo, 11th

Miles Patton, 138 lbs.
Rochester Mayo, 11th

Miles is a two-time state entrant placing fourth at 138 pounds this year in Class AAA. Miles had a season record of 37-8. His current career record is 117-37 including 52 pins. Miles’ GPA is 4.0. Honors and achievements include four-time Big 9 Conference all-conference, team captain, 2013 Preseason Nationals 6th place (out of 96), and 2013 JJ Classic runner-up. Miles is also a member of the National Honor Society. Future plans are to attend college and major in Pre-Law. Miles’ parents are Steve and Bonita and his coach is Art Trimble.

Sean O’Neil, 160 lbs. Prior Lake, 12th

Sean O’Neil, 160 lbs.
Prior Lake, 12th

Sean is a two-time state entrant placing fifth at 160 pounds this year in Class AAA. Sean had a season record of 37-12. He ended his high school career with a record of 136-55 including 65 pins. Sean’s GPA is 4.15. Honors and achievements include 2014 MWCA Academic All-State, 2014 Clash National Duals Athlete/Scholar Award, and member of the 2011, 2012, and 2013 Class AAA State third place teams and 2014 State runner-up team. Future plans are to wrestle at UW-La Crosse and major in Biology, minor in Spanish, and continue on to medical school. Sean’s parents are Kevin and Jane and his coach is Joe Block.

Paden Moore, 152 lbs. Jackson County Central, 11th

Paden Moore, 152 lbs.
Jackson County Central, 11th

Paden is a four-time state entrant and three-time place winner. He was the Class A 145-pound runner-up as a sophomore. He placed third at 152 pounds as a junior and fifth at 145 pounds as a freshman. Paden had a season record of 46-4. His current career record is 181-50 including 96 pins. Paden’s GPA is 3.6. Honors and achievements include 2013 Minnesota Christmas Tournament fourth place, 2014 Mental Aerobics Tournament champion, 2013 Rumble on the Red Tournament runner-up, and JCC Academic Honor Roll. Paden is also a member of the National Honor Society. Future plans are to wrestle at a Division I college and major in a medical field. Paden’s parents are Jay and Rhonda and his coach is Randy Baker.

Cody Skog, 160 lbs. Cambridge-Isanti, 12th

Cody Skog, 160 lbs.
Cambridge-Isanti, 12th

Cody is a six-time state entrant and three-time state placer. He won the Class AAA title this year at 160 pounds, placed sixth at 152 pounds as a sophomore, and third at 140 pounds as a freshman. Cody had a season record of 41-5. He ended his high school career with a record of 211-41 including 75 pins. Cody’s GPA is 3.33. Honors and achievements include two-time MWCA Academic All-State, four-time Rumble on the Red Tournament place winner, and four-time Minnesota Christmas Tournament place winner. Future plans are to attend Iowa Lakes Community College and wrestle. Cody’s parents are Darrell and Amy and his coach is Neil Jennissen.

Aaron Trio, 160 lbs. Maple River, 12th

Aaron Trio, 160 lbs.
Maple River, 12th

Aaron is a three-time state entrant placing fifth at 160 pounds this year in Class A. Aaron had a season record of 37-3. He ended his high school career with a record of 145-46 including 65 pins. Aaron’s GPA is 3.97. Honors and achievements include all-conference, two-year team captain, five-time letter winner, earned four academic letters, 2013 Guillotine Academic All-State Third Team, and 2014 Team MVP. Aaron is also a member of the National Honor Society. Future plans are to play football at UW-River Falls. Aaron’s parents are Steve and Jo and his coach is Dan Robbins.

Brandon Krone, 152 lbs. Anoka, 12th

Brandon Krone, 152 lbs.
Anoka, 12th

Brandon is a two-time state place winner. He was the Class AAA 152-pound runner-up this year. He placed fifth at 152 pounds as a junior. Brandon had an impressive season record of 34-2. He ended his high school career with a record of 96-26 including 42 pins. Brandon’s GPA is 3.57. Honors and achievements include three year team captain, Rumble on the Red Tournament place winner, and Minnesota Christmas Tournament place winner. Future plans are to wrestle at the University of Minnesota. Brandon’s parents are Brandon and Rebecca and his coach is Todd Springer.

Tyler Keller, 138 lbs. Medford, 12th

Tyler Keller, 138 lbs.
Medford, 12th

Tyler is a four-time state entrant placing fifth at 138 pounds this year in Class A. He also placed third at 126 pounds as a junior, fourth at 113 pounds as a sophomore, and fifth at 103 pounds as a freshman. Tyler had a season record of 31-7. He ended his high school career with a record of 153-52. Tyler’s GPA is 4.0. Honors and achievements include three-time all-conference, two-time MWCA Academic All-State, ranked 1st in class, and 2014 MWCA Academic Scholarship recipient. Tyler is also a member of the National Honor Society. Future plans are to attend MSU-Mankato, major in secondary education for mathematics, and be a coach some day. Tyler’s parents are Terry and Sherry and his coach is Dennis Whitman.

Lucas Damm, 220 lbs. Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City, 12th

Lucas Damm, 220 lbs.
Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City, 12th

Lucas is a two-time state champion. He won the 220-pound Class A title this year and the 220-pound title as a junior. Lucas had a season record of 44-6. He ended his high school career with a record of 144-46 including 80 pins. Lucas’s GPA is 3.27. Honors and achievements include three-time all-conference, MWCA Academic All-State, 2013 Guillotine Academic All-State 2nd Team, and nominated for Mr. Football. Future plans are to wrestle at Southwest Minnesota State, major in Education, and minor in coaching. Lucas’ parents are Lee and Konnie Carity and his coach is Mike Amsden.


The Guillotine 2014 Academic All-State Wrestlers – Second Team

Tony Lynn Adrian, 11th

Tony Lynn
Adrian, 11th

Weight: 138
State Place: DNP
Season Record: 36-4
GPA: 3.97
Coach: Gregg Nelson

Nick Mergen Albany, 11th

Nick Mergen
Albany, 11th

Weight: 138
State Place: 5th
Season Record: 38-6
GPA: 3.63
Coach: Caleb Watson

Jackson Graham Apple Valley, 12th

Jackson Graham
Apple Valley, 12th

Weight: 160
State Place: 6th
Season Record: 28-9
GPA: 3.84
Coach: Dalen Wasmund

Gannon Volk Apple Valley, 12th

Gannon Volk
Apple Valley, 12th

Weight: 120
State Place: 4th
Season Record: 42-8
GPA: 3.7
Coach: Dalen Wasmund

David Franta Blue Earth Area, 12th

David Franta
Blue Earth Area, 12th

Weight: 170
State Place: DNP
Season Record: 36-5
GPA: 3.96
Coach: Randy Wirtjes

Jack Bergeland Centennial, 11th

Jack Bergeland
Centennial, 11th

Weight: 106
State Place: 4th
Season Record: 40-6
GPA: 3.39
Coach: John Bergeland

Blake Bergeron Crookston, 12th

Blake Bergeron
Crookston, 12th

Weight: 160
State Place: DNP
Season Record: 38-1
GPA: 4.0
Coach: Chad Hitchen

Luke Kelvington Foley, 12th

Luke Kelvington
Foley, 12th

Weight: 170
State Place: 5th
Season Record: 20-3
GPA: 3.76
Coach: Lyle Freudenberg and Scott Gorecki

Tyler Midas Foley, 12th

Tyler Midas
Foley, 12th

Weight: 182
State Place: 4th
Season Record: 39-6
GPA: 3.53
Coach: Lyle Freudenberg and Scott Gorecki

Jackson Schauer Grand Rapids, 11th

Jackson Schauer
Grand Rapids, 11th

Weight: 145
State Place: DNP
Season Record: 32-8
GPA: 4.0
Coach: Dan Jinks

Dan Marquette Hastings, 12th

Dan Marquette
Hastings, 12th

Weight: 170
State Place: 4th
Season Record: 40-9
GPA: 3.75
Coach: Josh McLay

Garrett Beaman Henry Sibley, 11th

Garrett Beaman
Henry Sibley, 11th

Weight: 170
State Place: 2nd
Season Record: 33-7
GPA: 3.3
Coach: Prentice Smith

Drew Sathrum Kenyon-Wanamingo, 11th

Drew Sathrum
Kenyon-Wanamingo, 11th

Weight: 170
State Place: DNP
Season Record: 34-12
GPA: 4.0
Coach: Matt Ryan

Louie Sanders Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial Area, 11th

Louie Sanders
Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial Area, 11th

Weight: 126
State Place: 1st
Season Record: 38-2
GPA: 3.06
Coach: Andre Harnitz

Nik Borchert Mille Lacs, 11th

Nik Borchert
Mille Lacs, 11th

Weight: 138
State Place: 6th
Season Record: 38-4
GPA: 4.0
Coach: Brady Hermel

Grant Brendemuhl Moorhead, 11th

Grant Brendemuhl
Moorhead, 11th

Weight: 106
State Place: DNP
Season Record: 35-8
GPA: 3.93
Coach: Skip Toops

Sam Bennyhoff Mound-Westonka, 11th

Sam Bennyhoff
Mound-Westonka, 11th

Weight: 120
State Place: 5th
Season Record: 42-2
GPA: 3.66
Coach: Todd Munsterteiger

Treyton Austvold New London-Spicer, 11th

Treyton Austvold
New London-Spicer, 11th

Weight: 138
State Place: DNP
Season Record: 32-6
GPA: 3.96
Coach: Jair Toedter

James Berg New Prague, 11th

James Berg
New Prague, 11th

Weight: 138
State Place: 2nd
Season Record: 40-5
GPA: 3.33
Coach: Greg Tikalsky

Carson Brolsma Osseo, 11th

Carson Brolsma
Osseo, 11th

Weight: 145
State Place: 2nd
Season Record: 43-2
GPA: 3.3
Coach: Alan Wiley

Jacob Mages Paynesville Area, 11th

Jacob Mages
Paynesville Area, 11th

Weight: 160
State Place: DNP
Season Record: 29-12
GPA: 3.98
Coach: Tim Roberg

Brady Bos Pipestone Area, 12th

Brady Bos
Pipestone Area, 12th

Weight: 152
State Place: 5th
Season Record: 38-4
GPA: 3.90
Coach: Brian Bos

Chase DeFrang Plainview-Elgin-Millville, 11th

Chase DeFrang
Plainview-Elgin-Millville, 11th

Weight: 113
State Place: DNP
Season Record: 33-11
GPA: 4.0
Coach: Mike Matiash

Bryce Kirchner Saint Cloud Apollo, 12th

Bryce Kirchner
Saint Cloud Apollo, 12th

Weight: 285
State Place: 3rd
Season Record: 36-4
GPA: 3.53
Coach: Tim Bengtson

Tommy Thorn St. Michael-Albertville, 12th

Tommy Thorn
St. Michael-Albertville, 12th

Weight: 126
State Place: 1st
Season Record: 49-0
GPA: 3
Coach: Dan Lefebvre

Aaron Dick St. Michael-Albertville, 12th

Aaron Dick
St. Michael-Albertville, 12th

Weight: 106
State Place: 5th
Season Record: 44-7
GPA: 3.56
Coach: Dan Lefebvre

Kyle Nordstrom Simley, 11th

Kyle Nordstrom
Simley, 11th

Weight: 132
State Place: 6th
Season Record: 33-14
GPA: 4.0
Coach: Will Short

Dylan Herman United South Central, 12th

Dylan Herman
United South Central, 12th

Weight: 145
State Place: 4th
Season Record: 41-6
GPA: 3.43
Coach: Marcus Eytcheson

Nick O’Brien Wayzata, 12th

Nick O’Brien
Wayzata, 12th

Weight: 132
State Place: 5th
Season Record: 39-5
GPA: 3.65
Coach: Tim Hartung

Travis Deegan Willmar, 11th

Travis Deegan
Willmar, 11th

Weight: 152
State Place: DNP
Season Record: 33-6
GPA: 3.95
Coach: Ed Oehlers and Justin Brown


The Guillotine 2014 Academic All-State Wrestlers – Third Team

Matt Njos, Anoka, 11th, 160 lbs., 3.16 GPA (36-8) 4th
Lord Josh Hyeamang, Apple Valley, 12th, 285 lbs., 3.53 GPA (39-4) DNP
Mike Ankeny, Blue Earth Area, 11th, 138 lbs., 3.93 GPA (32-10) DNQ
Alex Haffner, Chatfield, 12th, 160 lbs., 3.89 GPA (24-15) DNQ
Jack Gainer, Cretin-Derham Hall, 12th, 195 lbs., 4 GPA (20-13) DNQ
Nick Pegelow, Eastview, 12th, 195 lbs., 3.62 GPA (37-7) DNP
Zachary Carlson, Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg, 11th, 160 lbs., 3.02 GPA (46-1) 3rd
Fredrick Mansfield, Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg, 12th, 152 lbs., 3.99 GPA (27-13) DNQ
Spencer Oeltjenbruns, Luverne, 12th, 182 lbs., 3.85 GPA (33-6) DNP
Brad Osatiuk, Maple Grove, 11th, 106 lbs., 3.83 GPA (27-4) DNP
Casey Decker, Maple River, 12th, 195 lbs., 3.83 GPA (29-4) DNP
Russell Caldwell, Maple River, 11th, 132 lbs., 3.83 GPA (30-8) DNP
Tyler Olson, Maple River, 12th, 220 lbs., 3.52 GPA (33-5) 6th
Ryan Schock, Moorhead, 12th, 182 lbs., 3.83 GPA (29-9) DNQ
Kenneth Mark, Moorhead, 12th, 132 lbs., 3.78 GPA (38-8) DNP
Jordan Tober, Mora, 11th, 195 lbs., 3.595 GPA (35-5) DNP
Ryder Schmidt, Mound-Westonka, 12th, 170 lbs., 3.79 GPA (25-6) DNQ
Bryan Tierney, Mound-Westonka, 12th, 182 lbs., 3.68 GPA (40-6) 6th
John Byers, Mound-Westonka, 12th, 152 lbs., 3.89 GPA (27-18) DNP
Brandon Knisley, New London-Spicer, 11th, 285 lbs., 3.75 GPA (24-9) DNQ
Joe Heinz, New Prague, 12th, 160 lbs., 3.85 GPA (32-11) DNP
Jackson Striggow, Orono, 11th, 182 lbs., 3.32 GPA (39-7) 5th
Daniel Franco, Pelican Rapids, 11th, 113 lbs., 3.82 GPA (26-10) DNP
Bradley Schultz, Plainview-Elgin-Millville, 11th, 182 lbs., 4.0 GPA (21-13) DNQ
Brenton Ring, Plainview-Elgin-Millville, 11th, 152 lbs., 3.83 GPA (27-9) DNQ
Tyler Graham, Roseville Area, 11th, 160 lbs., 3.7 GPA (30-12) DNP
December Htoo, Roseville Area, 11th, 125 lbs., 3.69 GPA (32-8) DNP
Jaxon Sommers, Totino-Grace, 11th, 113 lbs., 3.92 GPA (33-9) DNQ
Austin Miley, Willmar, 12th, 126 lbs., 3.72 GPA (36-7) DNP
Joey Majerus, Zumbrota-Mazeppa, 11th, 113 lbs., 3.07 GPA (41-4) 3rd


The Guillotine 2014 Academic All-State Wrestlers – Honorable Mention

Christian Full, Canby, 12th, 182 lbs., 3.45 GPA (35-5) DNP
Derek Johnson, Cannon Falls, 12th, 170 lbs., 3.36 GPA (34-6) DNP
Connor Rohr, Cannon Falls, 12th, 132 lbs., 3.3 GPA (31-10) DNP
Bailey Ludwig, Centennial, 11th, 132 lbs., 3.77 GPA (22-13) DNQ
Matthew Boncich, Cretin-Derham Hall, 11th, 182 lbs., 3.57 GPA (26-15) DNQ
Tom Keskey, Dassel-Cokato, 12th, 126 lbs., 3.542 GPA (35-6) DNP
Aaron Hannon, Elk River, 12th, 182 lbs., 3.43 GPA (22-5) DNP
Garrett Caldon, Elk River, 11th, 113 lbs., 3.58 GPA (25-9) DNP
Andy Love, Fillmore Central/Lanesboro/Mabel-Canton, 12th, 145 lbs., 3.68 GPA (19-11) DNQ
Alex Fishbaugher, Fillmore Central/Lanesboro/Mabel-Canton, 12th, 132 lbs., 3.59 GPA (24-15) DNQ
Connor Hanson, Fillmore Central/Lanesboro/Mabel-Canton, 12th, 152 lbs., 3.26 GPA (31-6) DNQ
Tom Henry, Fillmore Central/Lanesboro/Mabel-Canton, 12th, 170 lbs., 3.57 GPA (15-5) DNQ
Will Rusch, Grand Rapids, 12th, 220 lbs., 3.57 GPA (32-12) DNP
Trent Brossard, Kenyon-Wanamingo, 12th, 145 lbs., 3.67 GPA (32-11) DNQ
Jace Clawiter, Kenyon-Wanamingo, 12th, 138 lbs., 3.52 GPA (34-10) DNP
Chase Norton, Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg, 12th, 195 lbs., 3.22 GPA (35-7) DNP
Casey Thorson, Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg, 12th, 120 lbs., 3.33 GPA (26-17) DNQ
Nick Meixell, Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial Area, 11th, 285 lbs., 3.51 GPA (30-8) DNP
Brandon Laborde, Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial Area, 11th, 120 lbs., 3.16 GPA (35-7) DNP
Joseph Weaver, Minnewaska Area, 11th, 113 lbs., 3.56 GPA (29-5) DNQ
Matt Sollid, Moorhead, 11th, 126 lbs., 3.32 GPA (28-16) DNQ
Luke Schmalz, Mound-Westonka, 11th, 126 lbs., 3.4 GPA (34-8) DNP
Logan Eckhoff, New London-Spicer, 11th, 152 lbs., 3.59 GPA (25-16) DNQ
Jakob Stucky, Plainview-Elgin-Millville, 12th, 170 lbs., 3.68 GPA (12-7) DNQ
Brady Norton, Plainview-Elgin-Millville, 11th, 145 lbs., 3.58 GPA (15-5) DNQ
Carter Williamson, Rochester John Marshall, 12th, 145 lbs., 3.8 GPA (15-3) DNQ
Tyler Hoffman, Rocori, 12th, 285 lbs., 3.49 GPA (28-10) DNP
Zach Motschke, Sartell-Saint Stephen, 12th, 145 lbs., 3.56 GPA (25-16) DNP
Sam Swanson, Trinity at River Ridge, 12th, 170 lbs., 3.28 GPA (34-11) 6th
Aaron Sweeney, Watertown-Mayer/Mayer Lutheran, 12th, 145 lbs., 3.0 GPA (34-10) 5th
Ty Johnson, Woodbury, 11th, 126 lbs., 3.54 GPA (29-10) DNP

 

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