Section 8AA Names Academic Awards

High School Section 8AA recognized an Academic All-Star Team, Academic Team Champion, and Alfred Olson Memorial Scholarship wrestlers at the Section 8AA Individual Tournament held at Hawley, Minn. on February 22-23.

The Section 8AA Academic All-Star Team included 22 wrestlers from seven teams.

The Section 8AA Academic Team Champion was Perham with a team GPA of 3.85.

Six finalists, including two recipients, were recognized for the Section 8AA Alfred Olson Memorial Scholarship Award. Finalists were chosen from senior applicants by GPA, school involvement, community involvement and wrestling accomplishments at the section and state levels. Candidates also submitted an essay that answered the following question, “How has wrestling impacted your life?” Two wrestlers were chosen to receive a $500 scholarship – Jake Andres of Pierz and Ty Moser of Perham. The other finalists were Zach Peterson of Perham, Cade Lundeen of Thief River Falls, Noah Olds of Detroit Lakes, and Ashton Clark of Park Rapids.

Section 8AA Academic All-Star Team:

NameGradeTeam
Skadsem, Jordan11Detroit Lakes
Ullyott, Brody10Detroit Lakes
Weber, Blake11Detroit Lakes
Olds, Noah12Detroit Lakes
Clark, Ashton12Park Rapids
Dravis, Cody12Park Rapids
Hensel, Jack12Park Rapids
Stachowski, Joe11Park Rapids
Moser, Ty12Perham
Peterson, Zach12Perham
Rach, Leighton12Perham
Werner, Owen11Perham
Kostynick, Colton12Perham
Bellefeuille, Gabe11Perham
Fudge, Jack10Perham
Fudge, Dylan12Perham
Andres, Jake12Pierz
Huls, Carson12Pierz
Kapsner, Reese12Pierz
Wensmann, Karter11Sauk Center Melrose
Lundeen, Cade12Thief River Falls
Sperr, Nathan11United Clay Becker
Section 8AA Academic All-Star Team.
Alfred Olson Memorial Scholarship finalists – Jake Andres of Pierz, Ty Moser of Perham, Zach Peterson of Perham, Cade Lundeen of Thief River Falls, Noah Olds of Detroit Lakes, and Ashton Clark of Park Rapids.
Alfred Olson Memorial Scholarship recipients – Jake Andres of Pierz and Ty Moser of Perham.