Mounds View leads 2023 MatBoss Minnesota Christmas Tournament after Day 1, six returning champs advance to semifinals

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mounds View, on the strength of four semifinalists, leads the 2023 MatBoss Minnesota Christmas Tournament after Day 1 at the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester, Minnesota. The Mustangs finished the day with 181.5 points, 13 points ahead of second-place Kasson-Mantorville. Nationally ranked St. Michael-Albertville sits in third place with 160.5 points.

Mounds View’s four semifinalists are Owen LaRose at 107 pounds, Brett Swenson at 114 pounds, Joseph Muhlstein at 189 pounds and Quin Morgan at 215 pounds.

Kasson-Mantorville has three semifinalists, while STMA has four.

Shakopee, ranked fifth in Class AAA by The Guillotine, enters Saturday in fourth place with 158 points and three semifinalists. Defending champion Simley finished the opening day in fifth place with 153.5 points and three semifinalists. Continue reading at →

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