Kasson-Mantorville grabs second straight Section 1AA team wrestling title, advances to state

After being down by as many as 10 points to No. 2 Zumbrota-Mazeppa, the top-seeded KoMets rode the performances of three seniors to secure the section wrestling title.

ROCHESTER — Cole Glazier’s preparation for Saturday’s Section 1AA team wrestling tournament included not thinking about wrestling.

Really, that’s Glazier’s routine before every dual — even the ones that determine a team state berth.

“I put more effort into staying calm,” he said. “Before (a dual), I’m sitting down, just taking deep breaths, just hanging out.”

Then, the Kasson-Mantorville senior star steps on the mat with his plan in his head, ready to execute. There were no extra nerves Saturday during the championship dual, even though his top-seeded KoMets team was down 23-16 to Zumbrota-Mazeppa. Continue reading at postbulletin.com →