High School Milestones – Saturday, January 15, 2022

  • 200th Win – Maxwell Petersen, Byron, 12th, 145 pounds
  • 150th Win and 50 Pin – Ethan Hendrickson, United North Central, 12th, 145 pounds
  • 150th Win – Logan Butzon, Jackson County Central, 11th, 132 pounds
  • 150th Win – Cameron Davis, Albert Lea, 12th, 138 pounds
  • 100th Win – Koy Buesgens, New Prague, 11th, 138 pounds
  • 100th Win – Drew Lange, Holdingford, 10th, 138 pounds
  • 100th Win – Joey Schreier, La Crescent-Hokah, 12th, 152 pounds
  • 50th Pin – Jude Olson, Border West, 9th, 120 pounds
  • 50th Pin – Robby Sherk, Park Rapids, 11th, 106 pounds
  • 75th Win – Nate Bobendrier, Pipestone Area, 12th, 138 pounds
  • 75th Win – Ely Johnson, Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg, 12th, 152 pounds
  • 75th Win – Keegan Bronson, Westfield, 12th, 145 pounds
  • 75th Win – Lucas Jurek, Kimball Area, 12th, 138 pounds
  • 60th Win – Ben Schultz, Maple Grove, 9th, 152 pounds
  • 60th Win – Trey Gunderson, Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg, 8th, 106 pounds
  • 60th Win – Jett Olson, Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg, 9th, 145 pounds
  • 60th Win – Sam Nutt, Lake City, 12th, 182 pounds
  • 25th Pin – Isaac Busse, Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted, 12th, 160 pounds
  • 25th Pin – Caleb Boese, Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted, 9th, 145 pounds
  • 25th Pin – Masyn Olson, Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg, 11th, 182 pounds

Augsburg wins title at Cornell (Iowa) Invite

MOUNT VERNON, Iowa — Claiming seven individual and co-individual titles, the Augsburg University men’s wrestling team won the nine-team Cornell College Cliff Keen/Mike Duroe Invitational, held on Saturday.

Augsburg, ranked No. 4 in the latest National Wrestling Coaches Association Division III tournament national rankings and No. 8 in the dual team rankings, won titles in six weight classes and had 16 of its 19 wrestlers finish in the top eight in their brackets. The Auggies combined for a 52-21 record with 23 pins, three technical falls and five major decisions.

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Gilbertson Leads SJU at Elmhurst Invitational

ELMHURST, Ill. – Saint John’s wrestling competed at Elmhurst’s Al Hanke Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 15.

Sophomore Ben Gilbertson (Sauk Rapids, Minn./Sauk Rapids-Rice) led SJU with a 3-2 record and a sixth-place finish at 174 pounds. He started the tournament with an 18-3 technical fall but suffered a major decision loss in the quarterfinal. Gilbertson bounced back with a pair of decision wins before a 5-1 defeat in the fifth-place bout. He is now 19-11 this season.

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Augustana 39, Southwest Minnesota State 6

No. 10 Augustana Wrestling Defeats No. 25 SMSU in Afternoon Dual

SIOUX FALLS, S.D–Augustana wrestling defeated Southwest Minnesota State on Saturday at the Elmen Center. The Vikings earned 39 team points in the dual, holding No. 25 SMSU to six team points. AU, ranked No. 10 in the nation, moves to 4-3 overall and 4-0 in NSIC action.

No. 5 Jaxson Rohman, competing at 125 pounds, picked up the first victory of the dual with an 18-5 major decision win. Rohman recorded seven takedowns and earned three penalty points in the win.

At 133 pounds, Jack Huffman recorded a fall at 1:52 to log the second victory of the dual for Augustana. The quick victory pushes Huffman, who is nationally ranked at No. 7, to an overall record of 11-1.

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