The Guillotine 2018 Academic All-State Wrestlers

The 2018 edition of The Guillotine Academic All-State honorees features 30 first-team members, 30 second-team members, 30 third-team members, and 39 honorable mention wrestlers.

Wrestlers, representing 67 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 2018 Guillotine Academic All-State wrestlers appear in the May 11th issue of The Guillotine Newsmagazine


First Team

Brody Nielsen
Brody Nielsen of Albert Lea Area
12th grade, 152 pounds

Brody is a three-time state entrant placing third at 152 pounds this year in Class AAA. He also placed third at 138 pounds as a junior. Brody had a season record of 44-8. He ended his high school career with a record of 126-25 including 79 pins. Brody’s GPA is 4.0. Honors and achievements include most falls in a season in Albert Lea Wrestling history, honor-roll every semester, Spotlight on Scholarship for four years, Big 9 All-Conference, five-time letter winner, 2017 Guillotine Academic All-State, team captain, and youth coach. Future plans are to wrestle at Minnesota State University Mankato and pursue a bachelor’s or master’s degree in business/healthcare. Brody’s parents are Jeff and Jodi, and his coach is Paul Durbahn.


Zach Glazier
Zach Glazier of Albert Lea Area
11th grade, 170 pounds

Zach won the Class AAA title this year at 170 pounds. He was runner-up at 152-pounds as a junior. Zach also placed fourth at 126 pounds as a sophomore and third at 106 pounds as a freshman. Zach had an impressive season record of 48-1. His current career record is 173-22. Zach’s GPA is 4.0. Honors and achievements include team captain, 2018 MWCA Academic All-State, 2018 MSHSL AAA All-Tournament Team, 2017 Minnesota Christmas Tournament champion, and 2017 cadet freestyle nationals All-American. Zach is also a member of the National Honor Society. Future plans are to continue his wrestling career in college. Zach’s parents are Ann and Dan, and his coach is Paul Durbahn.


Dylan Droegemueller
Dylan Droegemueller of Anoka
12th grade, 132 pounds

Dylan is a four-time state entrant placing third at 132 pounds this year in Class AAA. He also placed third at 126 pounds as a junior and fifth at 113 pounds as a sophomore. Dylan had a season record of 52-4. He ended his high school career with a record of 171-19 (90 win %) including 79 pins. Dylan’s GPA is 3.71. Honors and achievements include four-time all-conference, three-year team captain, and freestyle and Greco-Roman state champion. Future plans are to wrestle at North Dakota State University. Dylan’s parents are Kim and Darren, and his coach is Todd Springer.


Tyler Eischens
Tyler Eischens of Anoka
12th grade, 152 pounds

Tyler is a four-time state finalist. He won the 138-pound Class AAA title as a junior. Tyler was runner-up at 152 pounds as a senior, 126 pounds as a sophomore, and 113 pounds as a freshman. Tyler had an impressive season record of 54-1. He ended his high school career with a record of 209-12 (94.6 win %) including 112 pins. Tyler’s GPA is 4.0. Honors and achievements include five-time Minnesota Christmas Tournament finalist and three-time winner, 2018 MWCA Academic All-State, two-time Clash Duals Scholar-Athlete Award winner, three-year team captain, and five-time all-conference. Future plans are to wrestle at the Stanford University. Tyler’s parents are Heidi and Brian, and his coach is Todd Springer.


Brandon Frankfurth
Brandon Frankfurth of Anoka
12th grade, 285 pounds

Brandon is a two-time state finalist. He was the Class AAA heavyweight runner-up this year as a senior and last year as a junior. Brandon had an impressive season record of 54-2. He ended his high school career with a record of 91-10 (90.1 win %) including 42 pins. Brandon’s GPA is 4.0. Honors and achievements include captain of the football, wrestling, and track teams. Future plans are to play football at Bemidji State University. Brandon’s parents are Tim and Teresa, and his coach is Todd Springer.


Sebas Swiggum
Sebas Swiggum of Apple Valley
11th grade, 132 pounds

Sebas is a two-time state placewinner. He was the Class AAA 132-pound runner-up this year. He placed third at 120 pounds as a freshman. Sebas had a season record of 44-8. His current career record is 133-43. Sebas’ GPA is 4.0. Honors and achievements include four-time Section All-Academic Team and 2018 Clash Duals Scholar-Athlete Award winner. Future plans are undecided. Sebas’s parents are Paul and Sue, and his coach is Josh Barlage.


Brady Gross
Brady Gross of Apple Valley
11th grade, 138 pounds

Brady is a two-time state placewinner. He was the Class AAA 138-pound runner-up this year. He placed fifth at 120 pounds as a sophomore. Brady had a season record of 43-8. His current career record is 114-36. Brady’s GPA is 3.94. Honors and achievements include two-time Section All-Academic Team. Future plans are undecided. Brady’s parents are Troy and Rhonda, and his coach is Josh Barlage.


Brady Tweeton
Brady Tweeton of Barnesville
12th grade, 145 pounds

Brady won the Class A title this year at 145 pounds. He is a five-time state entrant placing third at 138 pounds as a junior. Brady had an impressive season record of 44-1. He ended his high school career with a record of 191-34 including 88 pins. Brady’s GPA is 3.9. Honors and achievements include two-time MWCA Academic All-State, two-year team captain, two-time all-conference, two-time team MVP, two-time All-District in football, and all-conference in baseball. Future plans are undecided. Brady’s parents are Kyle and Ann, and his coach is Scott Snobl.


Adam Jaeger
Adam Jaeger of Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa
12th grade, 152 pounds

Adam is a three-time state entrant winning the 152-pound Class A title this year. He placed third at 145 pounds as a junior. Adam finished his season undefeated with 34 wins. He ended his high school career with a record of 173-47 including 71 pins. Adam’s GPA is 3.98. Honors and achievements include four-time all-conference, three-year team captain, four-time academic all-conference, school wins record holder, 2017 Guillotine Academic All-State, and Student of Excellence Award. Adam is also a member of the National Honor Society. Future plans are to wrestle at Concordia College in Moorhead and pursue a degree in a medical or engineering field. Adam’s parents are Patrick and Sheila, and his coach is Jack Mueller.


Tyler Bents
Tyler Bents of Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa
11th grade, 132 pounds

Tyler is a four-time state entrant placing third at 132 pounds this year in Class A. Tyler had a season record of 46-8. His current career record is 129-51 including 57 pins. Tyler’s GPA is 3.98. Honors and achievements include four-time all-conference, two-year team captain, three-time academic all-conference, and student council member and current vice president. Tyler is also a member of the National Honor Society. Future plans are to attend a four-year college and wrestle. Tyler’s parents are Nick and Kristine, and his coach is Jack Mueller.


Zach Schneider
Zach Schneider of Caledonia/Houston
12th grade, 160 pounds

Zach won the Class A title this year at 160 pounds. He is a two-time state entrant. Zach had a season record of 37-3. He ended his high school career with a record of 113-33 including 39 pins. Zach’s GPA is 4.0. Honors and achievements include four-time academic all-state for football, all-conference (4 wrestling, 3 football, 1 baseball), 2018 LaCrosse Tribune Wrestler of the Year, first Houston HS state champion, ranked #1 in class, and student council and knowledge bowl member. Zach is also a member of the National Honor Society. Future plans are to attend college and continue wrestling. He would like to coach someday. Zach’s parents are Nick and Amy, and his coach is Shay Mahoney.


Jaden Kindopp
Jaden Kindopp of Canby
11th grade, 170 pounds

Jaden made the most of his first state tournament appearance by winning the Class A 170-pound title this year. Jaden had a season record of 37-10. His current career record is 84-48 including 43 pins. Jaden’s GPA is 3.93. Honors and achievements include two-year team captain, Hardest Worker Award for Canby Wrestling, YAMS (Youth Against Misusing Substances) member, and youth wrestling volunteer coach. Jaden is also a member of the National Honor Society. Future plans are to attend college for pre-medicine and possibly wrestle or play football. Jaden’s parents are Justin and Lynn, and his coach is Gary Stoks.


Peyton Mortenson
Peyton Mortenson of Dawson-Boyd/Lac qui Parle/Montevideo United
12th grade, 160 pounds

Peyton is a three-time state entrant and two-time placewinner. He was the Class AA 160-pound runner-up this year. He placed sixth at 152 pounds as a junior. Peyton had a season record of 41-3. He ended his high school career with a record of 174-50 including 56 pins. Peyton’s GPA is 3.8. Honors and achievements include MN/USA Junior Folkstyle State Champion in 2017, four-time all-conference, two-time Team MVP Award, Team Coaches Choice Award in 2016, two-time MWCA Academic All-State, six-year letter winner in wrestling, four-year letter winner in football and three-year letter winner in baseball so far, 2017 Redwood River Riot champion, and team captain for wrestling, baseball, and football. Peyton is also a member of the National Honor Society. Future plans are to attend Concordia College in Moorhead. Peyton has been recruited to play football for the Cobbers and is also considering wrestling. Peyton’s parents are Randy and Rebecca, and his coach is Ross Jurgenson.


Justin Henry
Justin Henry of Foley
12th grade, 170 pounds

Justin was the Class AA 170-pound runner-up this year. It was his first state tournament appearance. Justin had a season record of 40-13. He ended his high school career with a record of 86-43 including 30 pins. Justin’s GPA is 3.82. Honors and achievements include 2017 Guillotine Academic All-State Third Team, two-time Granite Ridge All-Conference, three-time academic all-conference, St. Cloud Times All-Area Team Honorable Mention, and team captain. Future plans are to pursue a degree in marketing at The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. Justin’s parents are Jon and Jodi, and his coach is Scott Gorecki.


Mitch Trigg
Mitch Trigg of Foley
12th grade, 285 pounds

Mitch is a two-time state entrant winning the heavyweight Class AA title in 2017. He placed second as a senior. Mitch had a season record of 47-3. He ended his high school career with a record of 130-24 including 68 pins. Mitch’s GPA is 3.68. Honors and achievements include 2017 Guillotine Academic All-State First Team, Granite Ridge All-Conference, and St. Cloud Times Wrestler of the Year finalist. Future plans are to wrestle at Davidson College in North Carolina and pursue an engineering degree. Mitch’s parents are Darin and Bonnie, and his coach is Scott Gorecki.


TJ Pottinger
TJ Pottinger of Hastings
12th grade, 182 pounds

TJ is a three-time state entrant placing third at 182 pounds this year in Class AAA. TJ had a season record of 44-7. He ended his high school career with a record of 130-58 including 37 pins. TJ’s GPA is 3.99. Honors and achievements include two-time all-conference, two-year team captain, two-year lacrosse captain, football captain, Link Crew Leader, State Dual Tournament All-Tournament Team, and #7 class rank. TJ is also a member of the National Honor Society. Future plans are to major in Pre-Med and wrestle at North Dakota State. TJ’s parents are Todd and Kari, and his coach is Josh McLay.


Trey Rogers
Trey Rogers of Hastings
12th grade, 195 pounds

Trey won the Class AAA title this year at 195 pounds. He was runner-up at 182-pounds as a junior. Trey also placed fourth at 182 pounds as a sophomore. Trey finished his season undefeated with 49 wins. He ended his high school career with a record of 158-28 including 53 pins. Trey’s GPA is 3.99. Honors and achievements include four-time class president, Link Crew Leader, MN ExCel Award winner, two-year team captain, football captain, three-time State Dual Tournament All-Tournament Team, and #15 class rank. Trey is also a member of the National Honor Society. Future plans are to major in Pre-Med and wrestle at Hofstra University. Trey’s parents are Norm Rogers and Michelle Jackson, and his coach is Josh McLay.


Jacob Tvinnereim
Jacob Tvinnereim of Jackson County Central
12th grade, 152 pounds

Jacob is a four-time state entrant and three-time placewinner. He was the Class A 152-pound runner-up this year. He placed fourth at 138 pounds as a junior and sixth at 113 pounds as a freshman. Jacob had a season record of 48-6. He ended his high school career with a record of 182-56 including 69 pins. Jacob’s GPA is 3.81. Honors and achievements include five-year letter winner, 2018 MWCA Academic All-State, four-time all-conference, three-year team captain, MSHSL ExCEL Award nominee, and letter winner in football, track, and baseball. Jacob is also a member of the National Honor Society. Future plans are to wrestle at Augustana University in Sioux Falls, SD. Jacob’s parents are Eric and Barb, and his coach is Randy Baker.


Jared Johnson
Jared Johnson of Kasson-Mantorville
12th grade, 113 pounds

Jared is a three-time state entrant placing third at 113 pounds this year in Class AA. He also placed fourth at 113 pounds as a junior and fifth at 113 pounds as a sophomore. Jared had a season record of 45-5. He ended his high school career with a record of 139-33 including 60 pins. Jared’s GPA is 3.92. Honors and achievements include 2018 MWCA Academic All-State and Scholarship recipient, 2017 Minnesota Christmas Tournament champion, 2016-17-18 Dual Team State Champions, and MSHSL Triple “A” Scholarship Award nominee. Jared is also a member of the National Honor Society. Future plans are to attend MSU Mankato to study Computer Information Technology. Jared’s parents are Steve and Kristy, and his coach is Jamie Heidt.


Zachary Jakes
Zachary Jakes of Mankato West
12th grade, 285 pounds

Zachary is a three-time state finalist. He won the heavyweight Class AA title this season. Zachary was runner-up at 220 pounds as a junior and at 220 pounds as a sophomore. Zachary finished his season undefeated with 41 wins. He ended his high school career with a record of 179-35 including 120 pins. Zachary’s GPA is 3.87. Honors and achievements include two-time Rumble on the Red champion, two-time MWCA Academic All-State, three-year team captain, five-time all-conference, Big 9 Scholar, six-time letter winner, six-time Spotlight on Scholar, 2017 Guillotine Academic All-State, school record for career wins and falls, and two-year football captain. Future plans are to attend Gustavus Adolphus College and play football. Zachary’s parents are Paul and Lori, and his coach is Dustin Buttell.


Cole VanOverbeke
Cole VanOverbeke of Minneota
11th grade, 152 pounds

Cole is a two-time state entrant placing third at 152 pounds this year in Class A. Cole had a season record of 39-11. His current career record is 74-31 including 22 pins. Cole’s GPA is 3.91. Honors and achievements include 2018 Most Valuable Teammate for wrestling, team captain for 2018/2019, football team state champion 2015 and 2017, and SW District Football All-Academic team. Cole is also a member of the National Honor Society. Future plans are to attend a four-year college. Cole’s parents are Mark and Cathy, and his coach is Joel Skillings.


Peyton Robb
Peyton Robb of Owatonna
12th grade, 160 pounds

Peyton is a three-time state champion and a four-time finalist. He won the 160-pound Class AAA title this year, the 120-pound title as a sophomore, and the 106-pound title as a freshman. Peyton was also runner-up at 145 pounds as a junior. Peyton finished his season undefeated with 48 wins. He ended his high school career with a record of 197-25 including 110 pins. Peyton’s GPA is 3.88. Honors and achievements include three-time Minnesota Christmas Tournament champion, Pan American Games champion (freestyle and Greco), 2017 USA Wrestling Greco national champion, Clash Duals Scholar-Athlete Award winner, and four-time academic all-conference. Future plans are to study Kinesiology and wrestle at Nebraska. Peyton’s parents are Tracey and Carrie, and his coach is Adam Woitalla.


Ty Moser
Ty Moser of Perham
11th grade, 195 pounds

Ty is a three-time state entrant placing third at 195 pounds this year in Class AA. He also placed third at 195 pounds as a junior. Ty had an impressive season record of 46-2. His current career record is 150-27. Ty’s GPA is 3.99. Honors and achievements include two-time State Dual Tournament All-Tournament Team, three-time section champion, and two-time section 8AA all-academic team. Ty is also a member of the National Honor Society. Future plans are to attend a four-year university. Ty’s parents are Robb and Eryn, and his coach is Robb Moser.


Kenny O'Neil
Kenny O’Neil of Prior Lake
12th grade, 170 pounds

Kenny is a four-time state placer winning the 160-pound Class AAA title last year as a junior. He placed third at 170 pounds as a senior, third at 152 pounds as a sophomore, and fifth at 145 pounds as a freshman. Kenny had a season record of 32-4. He ended his high school career with a record of 212-50 including 91 pins. Kenny’s GPA is 3.89. Honors and achievements include six-time Minnesota Christmas Tournament placer, three-time USA Wrestling Triple Crown Winner, 2017 junior freestyle All-American, two-time Clash Duals Scholar-Athlete Award winner, two-time MWCA Academic All-State and 2018 Scholarship recipient, and 2017 Guillotine Academic All-State first team. Future plans are to wrestle at SDSU, pursue a degree in biology and Spanish, and work in healthcare. Kenny’s parents are Kevin and Jane, and his coach is Joe Block.


Tyler Shackle
Tyler Shackle of Scott West
11th grade, 132 pounds

Tyler is a two-time state entrant placing third at 132 pounds this year in Class AA. He also placed fifth at 132 pounds as a sophomore. Tyler had a season record of 41-14. His current career record is 118-38 including 39 pins. Tyler’s GPA is 3.79. Honors and achievements include being a member of the cadet Greco national championship team, honor student, three-time Minnesota Christmas Tournament placer, and runner-up at the Rumble on the Red Tournament. Future plans are to attend a four-year university to study elementary education and continue his wrestling career. Tyler’s parents are Troy and Pam, and his coach is Darren Ripley and Jerold Stauffacher.


Dayne Morton
Dayne Morton of Sibley East
12th grade, 120 pounds

Dayne won the Class A title this year at 120 pounds. He was runner-up at 113-pounds as a junior. Dayne also placed third at 106 pounds as a sophomore. Dayne had a season record of 44-3. He ended his high school career with a record of 117-9 (92.9 win %) including 47 pins. Dayne’s GPA is 3.84. Honors and achievements include three-time all-conference, 2017 Guillotine Academic All-State First Team, team captain, 2018 All Journal Wrestler of the Year, 2018 KNUJ Wrestler of the Year, three-time KDUZ All-Area Team, and two-time KNUJ Wrestler of the Week. Dayne is also a member of the National Honor Society. Future plans are to wrestle at Northern State University and major in Physical Education or Sports and Nutrition. Dayne’s parents are Dan and DeAnn, and his coach is Chad Johnson.


Hunter Jennings
Hunter Jennings of Triton
12th grade, 195 pounds

Hunter placed third at state this year at 195 pounds in Class A. It was his first state tournament appearance. Hunter had a season record of 26-5. He ended his high school career with a record of 54-45 including 18 pins. Hunter’s GPA is 4.0. Honors and achievements include 2017 HVL All-Conference in wrestling, two-time All-District in football, 2017 All-State in football, 2017 District Offensive Player of the Year for football, and three-time letter winner in football, wrestling, and track. Hunter is also a member of the Minnesota Honor Society. Future plans are to play football at UM-Duluth and major in engineering. Hunter’s parents are Jason and Darlene, and his coach is Tyler Johnson.


Clay Carlson
Clay Carlson of Willmar
12th grade, 132 pounds

Clay won the Class AAA title this year at 132 pounds. He was runner-up at 132-pounds as a junior. Clay also placed sixth at 113 pounds as a freshman. Clay finished his season undefeated with 48 wins. He ended his high school career with a record of 188-39 including 83 pins. Clay’s GPA is 4.0. Honors and achievements include 2018 MWCA Academic All-State and Scholarship recipient, Region 8AA runner-up for Triple “A’ Award, highest GPA on the team for three years, MWCA Team Academic State Champions, and 2017-18 Choir President. Clay is also a member of the National Honor Society. Future plans are to wrestle at South Dakota State and study Animal Science with the goal of becoming a large animal Veterinarian. Clay’s parents are Carl and Kellie Carlson/Jon and Leah Kreps, and his coach is Ed Oehlers.


Cael Carlson
Cael Carlson of Willmar
11th grade, 138 pounds

Cael is a three-time state finalist. He won the 138-pound Class AAA title as a junior. Cael was runner-up at 126 pounds as a sophomore and at 113 pounds as a freshman. Cael finished his season undefeated with 48 wins. His current career record is 140-16 including 81 pins. Cael’s GPA is 3.99. Honors and achievements include MWCA Team Academic State Champions and state tournament participant in cross country and track. Cael is also a member of the National Honor Society. Future plans are to wrestle at a Division I college, compete in world competitions, and pursue a career in agriculture. Cael’s parents are Chad and Kindra, and his coach is Ed Oehlers.


Jacob Bennett
Jacob Bennett of Zumbrota-Mazeppa
11th grade, 195 pounds

Jacob is a two-time state finalist and a three-time state entrant. He was the Class A 195-pound runner-up this year as a junior and the 195-pound runner-up as a sophomore. Jacob had a season record of 47-4. His current career record is 155-60 including 37 pins. Jacob’s GPA is 4.0. Honors and achievements include 2018 MWCA Academic All-State, five state finals appearances (team and individual), Zumbrota-Mazeppa highest GPA Award, and Clash Duals Scholar-Athlete Award winner. Jacob is also a member of the National Honor Society. Future plans are to attend a four-year university somewhat close to home, wrestle or play football, and major in sports medicine and/or business. Jacob’s parents are Dan and Jennifer, and his coach is Link Steffen.


Second Team

Gabe Zierden
Gabe Zierden of Albany
11th grade, 182 pounds
State Place: 4th
Season Record: 39-2
GPA: 3.917
Coach: Alex Evan


Zach Buseman
Zach Buseman of Blue Earth Area
12th grade, 152 pounds
State Place: 5th
Season Record: 42-7
GPA: 3.7
Coach: Randy Wirtjes


Jacob Scherber
Jacob Scherber of Buffalo
12th grade, 195 pounds
State Place: 2nd
Season Record: 34-2
GPA: 3.76
Coach: Ben Presler


Riley Habisch
Riley Habisch of Buffalo
11th grade, 160 pounds
State Place: 3rd
Season Record: 32-7
GPA: 3.73
Coach: Ben Presler


Josh Hansen
Josh Hansen of Canby
12th grade, 285 pounds
State Place: 5th
Season Record: 44-8
GPA: 3.722
Coach: Gary Stoks


Matt Boyum
Matt Boyum of Chanhassen
11th grade, 170 pounds
State Place: DNP
Season Record: 43-2
GPA: 4.0
Coach: Erik Rogness


Steven Hajas
Steven Hajas of Delano
12th grade, 220 pounds
State Place: 2nd
Season Record: 33-3
GPA: 3.62
Coach: Jeff Olson


Reier Sjomeling
Reier Sjomeling of Delano
11th grade, 113 pounds
State Place: 5th
Season Record: 31-12
GPA: 4.0
Coach: Jeff Olson


Michael Nelson
Michael Nelson of Dover-Eyota
11th grade, 182 pounds
State Place: 3rd
Season Record: 37-6
GPA: 3.699
Coach: Chad Nelson


Collin Steuber
Collin Steuber of Fairmont/Martin County West
12th grade, 182 pounds
State Place: 6th
Season Record: 50-6
GPA: 3.969
Coach: Adam Williamson


Kellen Schauer
Kellen Schauer of Grand Rapids
11th grade, 138 pounds
State Place: DNP
Season Record: 52-3
GPA: 4.0
Coach: Mike Schauer


Jake Fitzpatrick
Jake Fitzpatrick of Mahtomedi
11th grade, 120 pounds
State Place: 4th
Season Record: 51-6
GPA: 3.57
Coach: Matthew Oswald


Rowan Morgan
Rowan Morgan of Mounds View
11th grade, 182 pounds
State Place: 5th
Season Record: 42-7
GPA: 3.73
Coach: Dan Engebretson


Bobby Striggow
Bobby Striggow of Orono
12th grade, 195 pounds
State Place: 1st
Season Record: 47-0
GPA: 3.358
Coach: Joe McPherson


Colton Waldvogel
Colton Waldvogel of Osakis
12th grade, 170 pounds
State Place: 4th
Season Record: 37-3
GPA: 3.804
Coach: Joey Andreason


Ashton Clark
Ashton Clark of Park Rapids Area
11th grade, 113 pounds
State Place: 2nd
Season Record: 38-1
GPA: 3.46
Coach: Matt Clark


Michael Suda
Michael Suda of Pipestone Area
12th grade, 126 pounds
State Place: 1st
Season Record: 40-3
GPA: 3.392
Coach: Brian Bos


Jason Kasella
Jason Kasella of Royalton/Upsala
12th grade, 220 pounds
State Place: 2nd
Season Record: 42-2
GPA: 3.465
Coach: Terry Gorecki


Jackson Held
Jackson Held of Royalton/Upsala
11th grade, 160 pounds
State Place: 4th
Season Record: 43-6
GPA: 3.965
Coach: Terry Gorecki


Cole Fibranz
Cole Fibranz of Sartell-St. Stephen
11th grade, 220 pounds
State Place: 3rd
Season Record: 43-2
GPA: 3.72
Coach: Cody Olson


Tyler Buesgens
Tyler Buesgens of Scott West
12th grade, 182 pounds
State Place: 5th
Season Record: 51-3
GPA: 3.736
Coach: Darren Ripley and Jerold Stauffacher


Jackson Stauffacher
Jackson Stauffacher of Scott West
12th grade, 126 pounds
State Place: 1st
Season Record: 50-4
GPA: 3.18
Coach: Darren Ripley and Jerold Stauffacher


Justin Stauffacher
Justin Stauffacher of Scott West
11th grade, 120 pounds
State Place: 5th
Season Record: 43-14
GPA: 3.85
Coach: Darren Ripley and Jerold Stauffacher


Patrick McKee
Patrick McKee of St. Michael-Albertville
12th grade, 126 pounds
State Place: 1st
Season Record: 52-0
GPA: 3.290
Coach: Dan Lefebvre


Jack Ridgway
Jack Ridgway of Trinity School at River Ridge
12th grade, 145 pounds
State Place: 6th
Season Record: 30-9
GPA: 4.0
Coach: Pat Murphy


Nick Altermatt
Nick Altermatt of Wabasso/Red Rock Central
12th grade, 170 pounds
State Place: 3rd
Season Record: 35-2
GPA: 3.83
Coach: Cole Coorman


Will Storch
Will Storch of WEM/JWP
12th grade, 220 pounds
State Place: 1st
Season Record: 42-1
GPA: 3.354
Coach: Adam Roesler and Troy Stehr


Ethan Arett
Ethan Arett of Westfield
12th grade, 106 pounds
State Place: 4th
Season Record: 32-10
GPA: 4.0
Coach: Chad Gimbel


Mitchell Oswald
Mitchell Oswald of Westfield
12th grade, 285 pounds
State Place: 4th
Season Record: 34-7
GPA: 4.0
Coach: Chad Gimbel


Alex Borsgard
Alex Borsgard of Windom/Mountain Lake
11th grade, 138 pounds
State Place: 5th
Season Record: 40-6
GPA: 3.771
Coach: Nick Kulseth and Travis Elg


Third Team

Colby Njos, Anoka, 11th, 138 pounds, 3.38 GPA, (52-6) 4th
Nate Larson, Apple Valley, 12th, 145 pounds, 3.0 GPA, (44-3) 1st
Tony Watts, Apple Valley, 12th, 170 pounds, 3.8 GPA, (33-9) DNQ
Emily Shilson, Centennial, 11th, 106 pounds, 4.0 GPA, (25-8) DNP
Ethan Jackman, Chaska, 11th, 285 pounds, 3.95 GPA, (31-11) DNP
Lukas Meier, Crookston, 11th, 145 pounds, 3.559 GPA, (36-9) 5th
Austin Schmitt, Dawson-Boyd/Lac qui Parle/Montevideo United, 12th, 182 pounds, 3.7 GPA, (34-7) DNP
Tanner Kroells, Delano, 11th, 138 pounds, 3.59 GPA, (40-5) 4th
Jordan Wolter, Fairmont/Martin County West, 11th, 132 pounds, 3.608 GPA, (41-11) 6th
Kaleb O’Reilly, Goodhue, 11th, 170 pounds, 3.65 GPA, (41-8) 5th
Brock Luthens, Hutchinson, 12th, 132 pounds, 3.572 GPA, (48-3) 5th
Tucker Gifferson, Hutchinson, 11th, 126 pounds, 3.9 GPA, (42-8) DNQ
Tate Card, Hutchinson, 11th, 138 pounds, 3.9 GPA, (23-11) DNQ
Ryan Torkelson, Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg, 12th, 195 pounds, 3.823 GPA, (31-13) DNP
Tanner Frank, Lake City, 12th, 126 pounds, 3.9 GPA, (28-7) DNP
Jared Stewart, Lakeville South, 11th, 195 pounds, 3.423 GPA, (38-10) 5th
Jacob Rathke, Lakeville South, 11th, 145 pounds, 3.896 GPA, (33-13) DNQ
Kal Jackman, Litchfield, 12th, 182 pounds, 4.0 GPA, (40-6) DNP
Lincoln Arndt, Maple River, 12th, 138 pounds, 3.908 GPA, (24-8) DNP
Kole Platt, Nashwauk-Keewatin/Greenway, 11th, 160 pounds, 3.57 GPA, (40-9) 5th
Matthew Jeska, Nashwauk-Keewatin/Greenway, 11th, 170 pounds, 4.0 GPA, (37-9) DNP
Nicholas Staska, Owatonna, 11th, 195 pounds, 3.855 GPA, (36-12) DNP
Jake Andres, Pierz, 11th, 120 pounds, 3.946 GPA, (41-5) DNP
Garrett Ploeger, Pipestone Area, 12th, 182 pounds, 3.219 GPA, (38-8) 4th
Max Court, Rocori, 12th, 138 pounds, 4.0 GPA, (23-14) DNQ
Bret Wilson, Rogers, 12th, 132 pounds, 3.693 GPA, (43-6) 6th
Antonio Cortez, South St. Paul, 12th, 145 pounds, 3.279 GPA, (50-6) 5th
Thomas Litecky, St. Thomas Academy, 12th, 195 pounds, 4.0 GPA, (30-5) DNQ
Lincoln Shinn, Willmar, 11th, 170 pounds, 3.72 GPA, (38-5) DNP
Jarret Haglund, Zumbrota-Mazeppa, 12th, 220 pounds, 3.881 GPA, (35-11) DNP


Honorable Mention

Scott Springer, Anoka, 11th, 145 pounds, 3.54 GPA, (39-12) DNP
Devin Roberts, Apple Valley, 11th, 160 pounds, 3.0 GPA, (34-12) 6th
Adam Mickelson, Apple Valley, 11th, 120 pounds, 3.14 GPA, (22-8) 6th
Joe Schavey, Blue Earth Area, 12th, 132 pounds, 3.63 GPA, (25-14) DNP
Dylan Lentz, Columbia Heights, 12th, 170 pounds, 3.2 GPA, (34-6) 5th
Javen Guzik-McNeil, Cretin-Derham Hall, 12th, 132 pounds, 3.47 GPA, (21-7) DNQ
Jake Wagner, Crookston, 12th, 195 pounds, 3.563 GPA, (28-17) DNQ
Colton Weiland, Crookston, 12th, 138 pounds, 3.177 GPA, (28-8) DNP
Camden Tschudi, Delano, 12th, 152 pounds, 3.3 GPA, (29-11) DNQ
Braydon Ortloff, Detroit Lakes, 12th, 160 pounds, 3.25 GPA, (26-3) 4th
Xander Falkenstein, Eden Prairie, 11th, 160 pounds, 3.424 GPA, (36-9) DNP
Ryan Schoenfelder, Goodhue, 12th, 220 pounds, 3.53 GPA, (26-10) DNP
Jake Holm, Grand Rapids, 12th, 132 pounds, 3.49 GPA, (37-8) DNP
Josh Holm, Grand Rapids, 12th, 126 pounds, 3.18 GPA, (51-6) 6th
Brendin Morlan, Grand Rapids, 11th, 152 pounds, 3.347 GPA, (41-13) DNP
Caleb Collins, Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg, 12th, 145 pounds, 3.196 GPA, (37-5) DNP
Jonathan Tostenson, Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg, 12th, 138 pounds, 3.480 GPA, (36-9) DNP
Dylan Rudningen, Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg, 11th, 152 pounds, 3.412 GPA, (25-7) DNP
Logan Nelson, Litchfield, 11th, 160 pounds, 3.223 GPA, (40-3) DNP
Chase Groh, Mankato East, 12th, 106 pounds, 3.68 GPA, (35-11) DNQ
Nathan Moore, Maple River, 12th, 152 pounds, 3.343 GPA, (36-7) DNQ
Bill Karels, Maple River, 12th, 220 pounds, 3.8 GPA, (28-12) DNQ
Bryce Smith, Nashwauk-Keewatin/Greenway, 11th, 182 pounds, 3.4 GPA, (26-7) DNP
Alex Chidester, Ogilvie, 11th, 285 pounds, 3.003 GPA, (33-7) DNP
Braden Ryan, Ogilvie, 12th, 120 pounds, 3.001 GPA, (28-6) DNQ
Cody Dravis, Park Rapids Area, 11th, 170 pounds, 3.28 GPA, (36-5) DNQ
Reese Kapsner, Pierz, 11th, 160 pounds, 3.114 GPA, (32-10) DNQ
Carson Huls, Pierz, 11th, 220 pounds, 3.622 GPA, (36-8) DNP
Luke Girtz, Pierz, 11th, 195 pounds, 3.498 GPA, (32-9) DNQ
Nick Pelach, Sartell-St. Stephen, 11th, 126 pounds, 3.286 GPA, (37-10) DNP
Jackson Penk, Sartell-St. Stephen, 11th, 120 pounds, 3.5 GPA, (41-10) DNP
Gabe Anderson, St. Michael-Albertville, 12th, 182 pounds, 3.097 GPA, (40-13) 6th
Nolan Schmitz, St. Michael-Albertville, 12th, 195 pounds, 3.426 GPA, (41-9) DNP
Jimmy Lennon, St. Thomas Academy, 12th, 285 pounds, 3.05 GPA, (28-4) DNQ
Matt Goldade, St. Thomas Academy, 12th, 182 pounds, 3.21 GPA, (10-5) DNQ
Toby Lopez, St. Thomas Academy, 12th, 182 pounds, 3.09 GPA, (12-6) DNQ
Braydon Johnson, WEM/JWP, 12th, 145 pounds, 3.522 GPA, (35-7) DNP
Adam Rients, WEM/JWP, 12th, 152 pounds, 3.449 GPA, (35-11) DNP
Hayden Voxland, Zumbrota-Mazeppa, 12th, 170 pounds, 3.475 GPA, (34-16) 6th

Past Year’s Academic All-State Wrestlers

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