The Guillotine 2017 Academic All-State Wrestlers

The 2017 edition of The Guillotine Academic All-State honorees features 30 first-team members, 30 second-team members, 30 third-team members, and 35 honorable mention wrestlers.

Wrestlers, representing 72 teams, were submitted on nomination forms signed by a coach and school administrator verifying their current GPA (minimum of 3.0), the number of current season varsity matches wrestled (minimum of fifteen), current season win percentage (minimum of 60%) and grade (junior or senior).

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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.

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

The 2017 Guillotine Academic All-State wrestlers were first published in the May 12th issue of The Guillotine Newsmagazine

The Guillotine 2017 Academic All-State Wrestlers – First Team

Tyler Eischens
Tyler Eischens of Anoka
11th grade, 138 pounds

Tyler is a three-time state finalist. He won the 138-pound Class AAA title as a junior. Tyler was runner-up at 126 pounds as a sophomore and at 113 pounds as a freshman. Tyler finished his season undefeated with 49 wins. His current career record is 155-11 (93.4 win %) including 76 pins. Tyler’s GPA is 4.0. Honors and achievements include 2017 MWCA Academic All-State, two-time Minnesota Christmas Tournament champion, 2016 freestyle and Greco-Roman All-American, three-year team captain, and four-time all-conference. Tyler is also a member of the National Honor Society. Future plans are to continue his wrestling career in college. Tyler’s parents are Heidi and Brian, and his coach is Todd Springer.


Tucker Sjomeling
Tucker Sjomeling of Delano
12th grade, 132 pounds

Tucker is a three-time state champion. He won the 132-pound Class AA title this year, the 126-pound title as a junior, and the 106-pound title as an eighth-grader. Tucker also placed third at 113 pounds as a sophomore. Tucker had an impressive season record of 42-1. He ended his high school career with a record of 207-16 (92.8 win %) including 109 pins. Tucker’s GPA is 4.0. Honors and achievements include three-time Rumble on the Red Tournament champion, five-time Wright County Conference all-conference, three-time team MVP, two-time MWCA Academic All-State, 2016 Guillotine Academic All-State, and three-sport captain. Future plans are to wrestle at the University of Nebraska. Tucker’s parents are Mike and Darcy, and his coach is Jeff Olson.


Aaron Cashman
Aaron Cashman of Shakopee
11th grade, 113 pounds

Aaron won the Class AAA title this year at 113 pounds. He was runner-up at 106-pounds as a junior. Aaron also placed fourth at 106 pounds as a sophomore. Aaron had an impressive season record of 39-1. His current career record is 118-4 (96.7 win %) including 63 pins. Aaron’s GPA is 4.0. Honors and achievements include being a two-time USA Cadet Folkstyle national champion, UWW Cadet Freestyle national champion, and eighth place at the 2016 UWW Cadet Freestyle World Championships. Future plans are to be a 2017 Cadet World Champion, a 2018 state champion, to wrestle Division I and pursue a business degree in college. Aaron’s parents are Ron and Ann, and his coach is Jim Jackson.


Brandon Moen
Brandon Moen of Owatonna
12th grade, 182 pounds

Brandon is a two-time state champion and a five-time placewinner. He won the 182-pound Class AAA title this year and the 195-pound title as a junior. Brandon also placed third at 152 pounds as a sophomore, third at 132 pounds as a freshman, and fourth at 113 pounds as an eighth-grader. Brandon finished his season undefeated with 37 wins. He ended his high school career with a record of 228-45 including 90 pins. Brandon’s GPA is 3.97. Honors and achievements include five-time Big 9 All-Conference, four-time Minnesota Christmas Tournament placewinner, 2016 Clash Duals All-Academic, 2015 Rumble on the Red Tournament champion, 2016 NHSCA Junior Nationals All-American, 2015 Pre-Season National Champion, and 2016 team captain. Future plans are to wrestle at Eastern Michigan University and get a business degree. Brandon’s parents are Brenda Biesterfeld and Jason Moen, and his coaches are Scott Seykora and Adam Woitalla.


Kenny O'Neil
Kenny O’Neil of Prior Lake
11th grade, 160 pounds

Kenny is a three-time state placer winning the 160-pound Class AAA title this year. He placed third at 152 pounds as a sophomore and fifth at 145 pounds as a freshman. Kenny had an impressive season record of 41-2. His current career record is 180-46 including 75 pins. Kenny’s GPA is 3.88. Honors and achievements include Clash XV Scholar-Athlete, three-year Board Scholar, 2016 and 2017 PLHS Wrestling team highest GPA award, three-time team MVP, 2016 Cadet Greco UWW All-American, and mission work to Haiti. Future plans are to continue his wrestling career in college and pursue a degree in healthcare and Spanish. Kenny’s parents are Kevin and Jane, and his coach is Joe Block.


Clay Carlson
Clay Carlson of Willmar
11th grade, 132 pounds

Clay is a two-time state placewinner. He was the Class AAA 132-pound runner-up this year. He placed sixth at 113 pounds as a freshman. Clay had a season record of 42-4. His current career record is 140-39 including 51 pins. Clay’s GPA is 4.0. Honors and achievements include five-time letter winner, five-time all-conference, team captain, team-voted MVP, team highest GPA two years in a row, and ranked second in his class (GPA) Clay is also a member of the National Honor Society. Future plans are to wrestle for DI college, becoming an All-American, being in a college honors program and possibly getting a master’s degree. Clay’s parents are Leah Kreps and Carl Carlson, and his coach is Ed Oehlers.


Trey Rogers
Trey Rogers of Hastings
11th grade, 182 pounds

Trey is a two-time state placewinner. He was the Class AAA 182-pound runner-up this year. He placed fourth at 182 pounds as a sophomore. Trey had a season record of 41-6. His current career record is 109-28 including 30 pins. Trey’s GPA is 4.0. Honors and achievements include Class President, Link Crew Leader, MN ExCel Award, Peer Helper, two-time team captain, #1 Class Rank, two-time State Dual Meet All-Tournament Team, and Hastings single season takedown leader (247 takedowns). Trey is also a member of the National Honor Society. Future plans are to continue his wrestling career in college. Trey’s parents are Norm Rogers and Michelle Jackson, and his coach is Josh McLay.


Mitchell Trigg
Mitchell Trigg of Foley
11th grade, 285 pounds

Mitchell made the most of his first state tournament appearance by winning the Class AA heavyweight title this year. Mitchell had a season record of 45-3. His current career record is 82-21 including 39 pins. Mitchell’s GPA is 3.74. Honors and achievements include Granite Ridge Conference All-Conference, KNSI Player of the Week, State Dual Meet All-Tournament Team, St. Cloud Times All-Area Wrester of the Year nominee, Team MVP, and Team Most Falls. Future plans are to compete in Greco and freestyle, wrestle his senior season, and attend college. Mitchell’s parents are Darin and Bonnie, and his coach is Scott Gorecki.


Jake Gliva
Jake Gliva of Simley
11th grade, 126 pounds

Jake is a two-time state champion, a three-time finalist, and a four-time placewinner. He won the 126-pound Class AA title this year and the 120-pound title as a sophomore. Jake also placed second at 106 pounds as a freshman and fourth at 106 pounds as an eighth-grader. Jake had an impressive season record of 48-2. His current career record is 165-21 including 74 pins. Jake’s GPA is 3.69. Honors and achievements include 2017 MWCA Academic All-State, 2017 junior folkstyle national champion, 2015 cadet folkstyle national champion, and 2015 cadet freestyle nationals All-American. Future plans are to wrestle in college at the Division I level. Jake’s parents are Sue and Keith, and his coach is Will Short.


Zachary Jakes
Zachary Jakes of Mankato West
11th grade, 220 pounds

Zachary is a two-time state finalist and a three-time state entrant. He was the Class AA 220-pound runner-up this year as a junior and the 220-pound runner-up as a sophomore. Zachary had an impressive season record of 41-1. His current career record is 138-35 including 92 pins. Zachary’s GPA is 3.95. Honors and achievements include two-year team captain, five-time letter winner, five-time Spotlight on Scholar, three-time all-conference, 2017 MWCA Academic All-State, football team captain, and three-time football letter winner. Zachary is also a member of the National Honor Society. Future plans are undecided. Zachary’s parents are Paul and Lori, and his coach is Dustin Buttell.


Adam Jaeger
Adam Jaeger of Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa
11th grade, 145 pounds

Adam is a two-time state entrant placing third at 145 pounds this year in Class A. Adam had a season record of 43-3. His current career record is 139-47 including 53 pins. Adam’s GPA is 3.99. Honors and achievements include three-year team captain, three-time all-conference, three-time academic all-conference, two-year football team captain, and all-district for football. Adam is also a member of the National Honor Society. Future plans are to attend a four-year college, major in education or a medical field, and continue his athletic career. Adam’s parents are Pat and Sheila, and his coach is Jack Mueller.


Collin Steuber
Collin Steuber of Fairmont/Martin County West
11th grade, 160 pounds

Collin is a three-time state entrant placing second at 160 pounds this year in Class AA. Collin had a season record of 42-5. His current career record is 135-43 including 57 pins. Collin’s GPA is 3.89. Honors and achievements include three-time Valley All-Conference, three-time Big South All-Conference, three-year team captain, five-time athletic letter winner, and Academic Excellence awards. Future plans are high goals for his senior year of high school. Collin’s parents are Mike and Heidi, and his coach is Adam Williamson.


Peter Nelson
Peter Nelson of St. Cloud Apollo
12th grade, 145 pounds

Peter is a two-time state finalist and a four-time state entrant. He was the Class AA 145-pound runner-up this year as a senior and the 138-pound runner-up as a junior. Peter had a season record of 29-3. He ended his high school career with a record of 166-50 including 35 pins. Peter’s GPA is 3.96. Honors and achievements include 2017 MWCA Academic All-State, 2016 Guillotine Academic All-State, six-time letter winner, four-time all-conference, three-year team captain, 2016 and 2017 St. Cloud Times All-Area, two-time football all-conference, and two-year baseball letter winner. Future plans are to attend Bemidji State University. Peter’s parents are Kevin and Leah, and his coach is Michael Beehler.


Jarret Haglund
Jarret Haglund of Zumbrota-Mazeppa
11th grade, 220 pounds

Jarret was the Class A 220-pound runner-up this year. He is a two-time state entrant. Jarret had a season record of 38-11. His current career record is 66-26 including 18 pins. Jarret’s GPA is 3.87. Honors and achievements include currently taking College Algebra and AP Statistics, InterMat JJ Classic third place, Junior State Freestyle sixth place, and two-time football letter winner. Jarret is also a member of the National Honor Society. Future plans are to get a degree in BioMed and wrestle in college. Jarret’s parents are Rob and Lauren, and his coach is Link Steffen.


Peyton Robb
Peyton Robb of Owatonna
11th grade, 145 pounds

Peyton is a two-time state champion, a three-time finalist, and a four-time state entrant. He was the 145-pound Class AAA runner-up this year. He won the 120-pound title as a sophomore and the 106-pound title as a freshman. Peyton had an impressive season record of 39-1. His current career record is 149-25 including 75 pins. Peyton’s GPA is 3.84. Honors and achievements include four-time cadet nationals All-American, two-time cadet FILA All-American, 2017 Owatonna Service Award winner, multiple-time all-conference selection, two-time Junior National Team member, Junior Duals Greco All-Tournament, and 2017 State Duals All-Tournament Team Future plans are to continue wrestling and study Exercise Science at South Dakota State. Peyton’s parents are Carrie and Tracey, and his coaches are Scott Seykora and Adam Woitalla.


Brady Tweeton
Brady Tweeton of Barnesville
11th grade, 138 pounds

Brady is a four-time state entrant placing third at 138 pounds this year in Class A. Brady had an impressive season record of 40-2. His current career record is 147-33 including 65 pins. Brady’s GPA is 3.88. Honors and achievements include 2017 MWCA Academic All-State, team captain, all-conference, Barnesville MVW 2017, and football All-District 2017. Future plans are undecided. Brady’s parents are Kyle and Ann, and his coach is Scott Snobl.


Matthew Petersen
Matthew Petersen of Byron
12th grade, 106 pounds

Matthew is a two-time state entrant winning the 106-pound Class AA title this year. He placed fourth at 106 pounds as a junior. Matthew finished his season undefeated with 39 wins. He ended his high school career with a record of 98-25 including 38 pins. Matthew’s GPA is 3.55. Honors and achievements include two-time all-conference, 2017 MWCA Academic All-State, and two-time academic all-conference. Future plans are to wrestle at Minnesota State University Mankato. Matthew’s parents are Tom and Amy Peterson and Tom Cardinal, and his coach is Ryan Radke.


Samuel Grove
Samuel Grove of Moorhead
12th grade, 195 pounds

Samuel is a four-time state entrant winning the 195-pound Class AAA title this year. He placed second at 195 pounds as a junior and fourth at 160 pounds as a sophomore. Samuel had an impressive season record of 42-2. He ended his high school career with a record of 187-37 including 110 pins. Samuel’s GPA is 3.49. Honors and achievements include 2016 Junior Nationals Freestyle All-American, Captain in 3 sports – Football (3x Letter), Wrestling (6x Letter), Track & Field (4x Letter), 2017 MWCA Academic All-State and Scholarship recipient, and 2016 Guillotine Academic All-State 2nd Team. Future plans are to wrestle at South Dakota State University. Samuel’s parents are Mark and Kimberly, and his coach is Skip Toops.


Bailee O'Reilly
Bailee O’Reilly of Goodhue
12th grade, 160 pounds

Bailee is a two-time state champion. He won the 160-pound Class A title this year and the 152-pound title as a junior. Bailee had an impressive season record of 41-1. He ended his high school career with a record of 185-61. Bailee’s GPA is 3.49. Honors and achievements include 2016 Bi-State Classic Champion, 2017 NHSCA Senior Nationals All-American, three-time USA Wrestling Folkstyle All-American, 2017 MWCA Academic Scholarship recipient, and Post-Bulletin All-Area Team. Future plans are to wrestle at the University of Minnesota and pursue a business degree. Bailee’s parents are Zach and Dorothy O’Reilly and the late Jamie O’Reilly, and his coach is Josh Grant.


Alex Crowe
Alex Crowe of Shakopee
12th grade, 152 pounds

Alex is a four-time state placer winning the 152-pound Class AAA title this year. He placed third at 132 pounds as a junior, fourth at 113 pounds as a sophomore, and sixth at 113 pounds as a freshman. Alex had an impressive season record of 45-1. He ended his high school career with a record of 155-22 including 39 pins. Alex’s GPA is 3.44. Honors and achievements include two-time Academic All-Section, two-time Fargo All-American, two-time folkstyle All-American, Clash Duals All-Tournament Team, Minnesota Christmas Tournament champion, and Rumble on the Red Tournament champion. Future plans are to attend the University of Minnesota and wrestle for the Gophers. Alex’s parents are Rob and Nancy, and his coach is Jim Jackson.


Brody Nielsen
Brody Nielsen of Albert Lea Area
11th grade, 138 pounds

Brody is a two-time state entrant placing third at 138 pounds this year in Class AA. Brody had a season record of 25-3. His current career record is 82-17 including 44 pins. Brody’s GPA is 3.93. Honors and achievements include most falls for Albert Lea in 2016-2017, high school honor roll every semester, four-time letter winner, and youth wrestling coach. Future plans are to attend a four-year college. Brody’s parents are Jeff and Jodi, and his coach is Larry Goodnature.


Mike Delich
Mike Delich of Eastview
12th grade, 195 pounds

Mike is a three-time state entrant placing third at 195 pounds this year in Class AAA. He also placed fourth at 195 pounds as a junior. Mike had an impressive season record of 36-1. He ended his high school career with a record of 111-22 including 68 pins. Mike’s GPA is 3.81. Honors and achievements include two-time All-District for football, All-State Academic for football, All-State Academic for track, All-Star Team for football, and St. Paul Lions Athlete of the Year finalist. Future plans are to play football at the University of Minnesota and major in finance at the Carlson School of Management. Mike’s parents are Bob and Nicole, and his coaches are Kurt Habeck and Nick Fornicoia.


Justin Sampson
Justin Sampson of Waseca
11th grade, 120 pounds

Justin is a two-time state placewinner. He was the Class AA 120-pound runner-up this year. He placed third at 113 pounds as a sophomore. Justin had a season record of 29-6. His current career record is 101-30 including 43 pins. Justin’s GPA is 3.77. Honors and achievements include three-time Big South All-Conference, two-year team captain, four-time letter winner, 2017 Waseca County News All-Area 1st Team, 2017 Dave Erickson Tournament OW, football team captain, and member of Select Choir and Show Choir. Future plans are to attend a four-year college and major in dentistry. Justin’s parents are Jeff and Jodi, and his coach is Zach Hall.


Dayne Morton
Dayne Morton of Sibley East
11th grade, 113 pounds

Dayne is a two-time state placewinner. He was the Class A 113-pound runner-up this year. He placed third at 106 pounds as a junior. Dayne had a season record of 26-3. His current career record is 76-6 (92.7 win %). Dayne’s GPA is 3.78. Honors and achievements include KNUJ Wrestler of the Week, two-year KDUZ All-Area Team, and two-year Journal All-Area Team. Future plans are to wrestle at a Division I college. Dayne’s parents are Dan and DeAnn, and his coach is Chad Johnson.


Jared Florell
Jared Florell of Totino-Grace
12th grade, 182 pounds

Jared is a four-time state entrant winning the 182-pound Class AA title this year. He placed fourth at 170 pounds as a junior and second at 170 pounds as a sophomore. Jared had an impressive season record of 43-2. He ended his high school career with a record of 178-70 including 115 pins. Jared’s GPA is 3.41. Honors and achievements include five-time all-conference, 2017 MWCA Academic All-State, 2014 cadet Greco All-American, 2015 cadet freestyle and Greco All-American, 2016 folkstyle All-American, school record for wins and pins, and two-time all-conference for football. Future plans are to wrestle at Purdue University. Jared’s parents are Josh and Ann, and his coach is Doug Svihel.


Dylan Droegemueller
Dylan Droegemueller of Anoka
11th grade, 126 pounds

Dylan is a two-time state entrant placing third at 126 pounds this year in Class AAA. He also placed fifth at 113 pounds as a junior. Dylan had a season record of 43-6. His current career record is 119-15 including 76 pins. Dylan’s GPA is 3.7. Honors and achievements include three-time all-conference, two-year team captain, and 2016 state freestyle and Greco state champion. Future plans are to continue his wrestling career in college. Dylan’s parents are Kim and Darren, and his coach is Todd Springer.


Wade Sullivan
Wade Sullivan of Lakeville North
12th grade, 160 pounds

Wade is a three-time state finalist. He won the 113-pound Class AAA title as a freshman. Wade was runner-up at 160 pounds as a senior and at 145 pounds as a junior. Wade had a season record of 31-5. He ended his high school career with a record of 170-33 including 56 pins. Wade’s GPA is 3.7. Honors and achievements include four-time all-conference, six-time letter winner, two-year team captain, two-time team Most Valuable Wrestler, two-time MWCA Academic All-State, 2017 MWCA Scholarship recipient, 2016 Guillotine Academic All-State, 2016 USA Today MN Football Player of the Year, and 2016 Minnesota Mr. Football. Future plans are to play football at the University of Minnesota-Duluth and major in business finance or exercise science with a business minor. Wade’s parents are Matt and Dana, and his coach is Dan Recchio.


Jake Allar
Jake Allar of St. Michael-Albertville
12th grade, 170 pounds

Jake is a two-time state champion, a three-time finalist, and a five-time placewinner. He won the 170-pound Class AAA title this year and the 152-pound title as a junior. Jake also placed second at 138 pounds as a sophomore, third at 113 pounds as a freshman, and fourth at 106 pounds as an eighth-grader. Jake had an impressive season record of 45-2. He ended his high school career with a record of 250-27 (90.3 win %) including 142 pins. Jake’s GPA is 3.35. Honors and achievements include 2017 Dapper Dan/Pittsburgh Classic USA Team, 2016 Fargo Junior Freestyle Champion, 2016 Super 32 runner-up, 2015 UWW National Champion and World Team member, Clash National Duals Scholar-Athlete, three-time State Dual Tournament All-Tournament Team, two-time MWCA Academic All-State, 2016 Guillotine Academic All-State. Future plans are to wrestle at the University of Minnesota and major in mechanical engineering. Jake’s parents are Larry and Jennifer, and his coach is Dan Lefebvre.


Max Crowe
Max Crowe of Shakopee
11th grade, 106 pounds

Max placed third at state this year at 106 pounds in Class AAA. It was his first state tournament appearance. Max had a season record of 38-6. His current career record is 45-9 including 11 pins. Max’s GPA is 3.72. Honors and achievements include multiple-time national All-American in folkstyle, freestyle, and Greco-Roman, Dean’s list every quarter of high school, and Academic All-Section. Future plans are to attend college and major in engineering or architecture. Max’s parents are Rob and Nancy, and his coach is Jim Jackson.


Tyler Buesgens
Tyler Buesgens of Scott West
11th grade, 182 pounds

Tyler is a two-time state entrant placing third at 182 pounds this year in Class AA. He also placed fourth at 182 pounds as a sophomore. Tyler had a season record of 32-3. His current career record is 111-33 including 45 pins. Tyler’s GPA is 3.78. Honors and achievements include 2017 USAW Folkstyle Nationals runner-up, two-time Minnesota Christmas Tournament placewinner, 2016 cadet freestyle All-American, 2016 USAW Folkstyle Nationals placewinner, and 2015 Rumble on the Red Tournament placewinner. Tyler is also a member of the National Honor Society. Future plans are to continue his wrestling career in college and work towards a teaching degree. Tyler’s parents are Bill and Denise, and his coaches are Darren Ripley and Jerold Stauffacher.


The Guillotine 2017 Academic All-State Wrestlers – Second Team

Lincoln Arndt
Lincoln Arndt of Maple River
11th grade, 138 pounds
State Place: DNP
Season Record: 33-7
GPA: 3.952
Coach: Dan Robbins


Jakob Bergeland
Jakob Bergeland of Centennial
12th grade, 138 pounds
State Place: 2nd
Season Record: 43-3
GPA: 3.325
Coach: Steve Peterson


Zach Buseman
Zach Buseman of Blue Earth Area
11th grade, 152 pounds
State Place: 4th
Season Record: 40-7
GPA: 3.7
Coach: Randy Wirtjes


Brandin Dahl
Brandin Dahl of Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg
12th grade, 170 pounds
State Place: DNP
Season Record: 39-4
GPA: 4.0
Coach: Wes Haglund


Noah Decker
Noah Decker of Maple River
12th grade, 182 pounds
State Place: DNP
Season Record: 36-4
GPA: 3.971
Coach: Dan Robbins


Nic Fite
Nic Fite of Fridley
11th grade, 132 pounds
State Place: DNP
Season Record: 34-8
GPA: 4.0
Coach: Eric Anderson


Josh Hansen
Josh Hansen of Canby
11th grade, 285 pounds
State Place: 5th
Season Record: 35-9
GPA: 3.6211
Coach: Gary Stoks


Kal Jackman
Kal Jackman of Litchfield
11th grade, 170 pounds
State Place: DNP
Season Record: 32-12
GPA: 4.0
Coach: Dan Buker


Jason Kasella
Jason Kasella of Royalton/Upsala
11th grade, 195 pounds
State Place: 3rd
Season Record: 34-5
GPA: 3.513
Coach: Matt Morgan


Noah Lefebvre
Noah Lefebvre of Foley
12th grade, 152 pounds
State Place: DNP
Season Record: 34-7
GPA: 3.98
Coach: Scott Gorecki


Brock Luthens
Brock Luthens of Hutchinson
11th grade, 126 pounds
State Place: 3rd
Season Record: 43-5
GPA: 3.495
Coach: Todd Card


Colm Maines
Colm Maines of Trinity School at River Ridge
12th grade, 170 pounds
State Place: DNP
Season Record: 30-9
GPA: 4.0
Coach: Pat Murphy


Patrick McKee
Patrick McKee of St. Michael-Albertville
11th grade, 120 pounds
State Place: 1st
Season Record: 46-1
GPA: 3.305
Coach: Dan Lefebvre


Peyton Mortenson
Peyton Mortenson of Dawson-Boyd/Lac qui Parle/Montevideo United
11th grade, 152 pounds
State Place: 6th
Season Record: 38-3
GPA: 3.8
Coach: Ross Jurgenson


Calvin Germinaro-Nahring
Calvin Germinaro-Nahring of Anoka
12th grade, 160 pounds
State Place: 5th
Season Record: 40-4
GPA: 3.59
Coach: Todd Springer


Collin Olevson
Collin Olevson of Chaska/Chanhassen
12th grade, 138 pounds
State Place: 5th
Season Record: 39-7
GPA: 3.786
Coach: Jeff Higgins and Erik Rogness


T.J. Pottinger
T.J. Pottinger of Hastings
11th grade, 160 pounds
State Place: DNP
Season Record: 34-8
GPA: 4.0
Coach: Josh McLay


Hunter Rajkowski
Hunter Rajkowski of Sauk Rapids-Rice
12th grade, 138 pounds
State Place: DNP
Season Record: 34-8
GPA: 4.0
Coach: Terry Gorecki


Matthew Schindler
Matthew Schindler of Eden Valley-Watkins
11th grade, 152 pounds
State Place: 5th
Season Record: 36-6
GPA: 3.76
Coach: Dan Berg


Nate Schutz
Nate Schutz of Totino-Grace
11th grade, 195 pounds
State Place: DNP
Season Record: 31-16
GPA: 3.96
Coach: Doug Svihel


Reid Seelhammer
Reid Seelhammer of Dover-Eyota
12th grade, 220 pounds
State Place: 1st
Season Record: 44-2
GPA: 3.1
Coach: Curt Olson


Tyler Shilson
Tyler Shilson of Centennial
12th grade, 145 pounds
State Place: 4th
Season Record: 40-3
GPA: 3.72
Coach: Steve Peterson


Tyler Snoberger
Tyler Snoberger of Sartell-St. Stephen
12th grade, 182 pounds
State Place: DNP
Season Record: 30-7
GPA: 4.0
Coach: Cody Olson


Jackson Stauffacher
Jackson Stauffacher of Scott West
11th grade, 126 pounds
State Place: 2nd
Season Record: 42-7
GPA: 3.18
Coach: Darren Ripley and Jerold Stauffacher


Tony Struntz
Tony Struntz of St. Francis
12th grade, 160 pounds
State Place: 3rd
Season Record: 35-6
GPA: 3.6
Coach: John Lorenzen


Michael Suda
Michael Suda of Pipestone Area
11th grade, 126 pounds
State Place: 1st
Season Record: 45-0
GPA: 3.32
Coach: Brian Bos


Sam Tibbits
Sam Tibbits of Litchfield
12th grade, 132 pounds
State Place: 4th
Season Record: 40-9
GPA: 3.758
Coach: Dan Buker


Jacob Tvinnereim
Jacob Tvinnereim of Jackson County Central
11th grade, 138 pounds
State Place: 4th
Season Record: 38-6
GPA: 3.8
Coach: Randy Baker


Sam Webster
Sam Webster of Shakopee
11th grade, 138 pounds
State Place: 4th
Season Record: 40-7
GPA: 3.5
Coach: Jim Jackson


Austin Werner
Austin Werner of Caledonia
12th grade, 182 pounds
State Place: 5th
Season Record: 30-10
GPA: 3.94
Coach: Dan Goergen


The Guillotine 2017 Academic All-State Wrestlers – Third Team

John Altendorf, Goodhue, 12th, 113 pounds, 3.86 GPA, (30-16) DNP
Jared Armon, Blue Earth Area, 12th, 195 pounds, 3.79 GPA, (22-3) DNP
Tanyi Besong, Apple Valley, 12th, 220 pounds, 3.54 GPA, (39-14) 5th
Nolan Booge, Park Rapids Area, 12th, 132 pounds, 3.75 GPA, (37-7) DNP
Austin Braun, Woodbury, 12th, 145 pounds, 3.1693 GPA, (39-7) 3rd
Reed DeFrang, Plainview-Elgin-Millville, 12th, 132 pounds, 3.77 GPA, (35-3) DNP
Aiston Degeest, Centennial, 12th, 132 pounds, 3.724 GPA, (28-10) DNP
Justin Dravis, Park Rapids Area, 12th, 160 pounds, 3.17 GPA, (40-2) 3rd
Jake Erckenbrack, New York Mills, 11th, 195 pounds, 3.4 GPA, (33-6) 4th
Tanner Frank, Lake City, 11th, 113 pounds, 3.9 GPA, (28-6) DNQ
Steven Hajas, Delano, 11th, 220 pounds, 3.48 GPA, (39-7) 4th
Jacob Hasbargen, Border West, 12th, 152 pounds, 3.97 GPA, (24-13) DNP
Justin Henry, Foley, 11th, 152 pounds, 3.857 GPA, (27-13) DNQ
Patrick Hesse, Sartell-St. Stephen, 11th, 106 pounds, 3.942 GPA, (25-13) DNP
Derek Krieger, Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg, 12th, 160 pounds, 3.685 GPA, (34-9) DNP
Tanner Kunshier, St. Francis, 11th, 113 pounds, 3.8 GPA, (31-9) DNP
Xander Idrogo-Lam, Edina, 12th, 195 pounds, 3.79 GPA, (33-7) DNP
Jared Larsen, Rochester Century, 12th, 138 pounds, 3.96 GPA, (30-7) DNP
Alex Lindstrom, Eastview, 12th, 170 pounds, 3.2 GPA, (40-5) 3rd
Thomas Litecky, St. Thomas Academy, 11th, 182 pounds, 4.0 GPA, (28-7) DNQ
Rylee Molitor, Sartell-St. Stephen, 12th, 126 pounds, 3.297 GPA, (36-3) 4th
Braydon Ortloff, Detroit Lakes, 11th, 145 pounds, 3.25 GPA, (32-3) 4th
Skyler Raymond, Farmington, 12th, 132 pounds, 3.43 GPA, (32-10) 5th
Brent Robley, Caledonia, 11th, 285 pounds, 3.98 GPA, (20-13) DNQ
Jared Rohloff, MAHACA, 12th, 138 pounds, 3.93 GPA, (30-9) DNP
Austin Rother, Plainview-Elgin-Millville, 11th, 170 pounds, 3.992 GPA, (29-11) DNQ
Braden Ryan, Ogilvie, 11th, 132 pounds, 3.803 GPA, (27-11) DNQ
Zach Schneider, Caledonia, 11th, 138 pounds, 4.0 GPA, (26-12) DNQ
Brayden Sorenson, Fosston/Bagley, 11th, 120 pounds, 3.981 GPA, (26-14) DNQ
Patrick Voigt, Richfield, 12th, 152 pounds, 4 GPA, (24-4) DNP

The Guillotine 2017 Academic All-State Wrestlers – Honorable Mention

Caleb Collins, Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg, 11th, 145 pounds, 3.253 GPA, (31-13) DNP
Antonio Cortez, South St. Paul, 11th, 132 pounds, 3.161 GPA, (33-11) 6th
Dylan Craig, Kenyon-Wanamingo, 12th, 160 pounds, 3.102 GPA, (32-10) DNQ
Ryan Duffy, South St. Paul, 12th, 170 pounds, 3.502 GPA, (25-3) 6th
Cole Felde, Ogilvie, 12th, 220 pounds, 3.191 GPA, (29-8) DNQ
Joshua Filk, Hutchinson, 12th, 182 pounds, 3.5 GPA, (35-11) DNP
Andrew French, Woodbury, 12th, 182 pounds, 3.518 GPA, (33-7) DNP
Matt Goldade, St. Thomas Academy, 11th, 285 pounds, 3.161 GPA, (12-6) DNQ
Joshua Goldberg, Cretin-Derham Hall, 12th, 170 pounds, 3.445 GPA, (29-7) DNP
Carson Haugrud, Pelican Rapids, 11th, 182 pounds, 3.53 GPA, (30-10) DNP
Matthew Houglum, Kenyon-Wanamingo, 12th, 170 pounds, 3.163 GPA, (25-13) DNQ
Seth Johnson, Osakis, 12th, 120 pounds, 3.189 GPA, (21-8) 5th
Bradley Kish, Kenyon-Wanamingo, 12th, 126 pounds, 3.437 GPA, (36-4) DNP
Cole Klinkner, Blue Earth Area, 12th, 132 pounds, 3.13 GPA, (31-11) 6th
Casey Kulsrud, Pelican Rapids, 12th, 145 pounds, 3.05 GPA, (18-8) DNP
Levi Larkin, West Central Area/Ashby/Brandon-Evansville, 11th, 170 pounds, 3.338 GPA, (33-15) 6th
Nate Larson, Apple Valley, 11th, 145 pounds, 3.03 GPA, (26-6) 6th
Dylan Lentz, Columbia Heights, 11th, 160 pounds, 3.131 GPA, (34-6) DNP
Jack Lien, Moorhead, 12th, 160 pounds, 3.51 GPA, (29-14) DNP
Eric Lisson, Staples-Motley, 12th, 132 pounds, 3.216 GPA, (32-7) DNP
Nathan Moore, Maple River, 11th, 145 pounds, 3.240 GPA, (30-13) DNP
Nick Neumann, Cretin-Derham Hall, 12th, 285 pounds, 3.14 GPA, (26-11) DNP
Josh Oberg, South St. Paul, 12th, 138 pounds, 3.143 GPA, (28-7) 4th
Trevor Oberg, South St. Paul, 12th, 145 pounds, 3.522 GPA, (15-5) DNP
Teddy Pierce, St. Francis, 12th, 145 pounds, 3.22 GPA, (39-6) 5th
Garrett Ploeger, Pipestone Area, 11th, 170 pounds, 3.24 GPA, (35-7) DNP
Walker Russek, Delano, 12th, 285 pounds, 3.27 GPA, (30-9) DNP
Mason Rutgers, St. Thomas Academy, 12th, 170 pounds, 3.488 GPA, (26-17) DNQ
Jacob Scherber, Buffalo, 11th, 182 pounds, 3.73 GPA, (23-4) DNP
Connor Swetala, Richfield, 11th, 126 pounds, 3.521 GPA, (27-6) DNP
Jonathan Tostenson, Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg, 11th, 132 pounds, 3.409 GPA, (32-10) DNQ
Jake Wagner, Crookston, 11th, 195 pounds, 3.543 GPA, (19-9) DNP
Tony Watts, Apple Valley, 11th, 160 pounds, 3.81 GPA, (23-12) DNQ
Colton Weiland, Crookston, 11th, 138 pounds, 3.157 GPA, (34-8) DNP
Emerson Winter, Pipestone Area, 12th, 138 pounds, 3.25 GPA, (26-15) DNQ

Past Year’s Academic All-State Wrestlers

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