History made! Kasson-Mantorville’s Bennett Berge wins fifth state title

The senior is one of just seven wrestlers in the state of Minnesota to capture five individual state titles.

ST. PAUL — Bennett Berge etched his name into the record books on Saturday.

With another dominating performance, the Kasson-Mantorville High School senior became just the seventh wrestler in the state of Minnesota to capture five individual state titles, winning by technical fall in the Class AA 195-pound championship against Simley’s Soren Herzog on Saturday at the Xcel Energy Center.

For Berge, it’s hard for him to fathom.

“As an eighth-grader, I just wanted one,” Berge said. “Five years later, I have five.” Continue reading at postbulletin.com →