Red Bull wrestlers drop 3 at Pipestone Area Duals

PIPESTONE — The Class 2A No. 12-ranked Fairmont/Martin County West Red Bulls wrestling team dropped three close team decisions during the Pipestone Area Duals on Saturday in Pipestone.

Sibley-Ocheyedan edged the Red Bulls 45-35, Class 1A No. 11-ranked host Pipestone Area netted a 38-26 victory over FHS/MCW, while Tracy-Milroy-Balaton/Westbrook-Walnut Grove defeated the Red Bulls, 42-30.

Jaxson Rohman, who holds the No. 2 spot in the Class 2A 106-pound state rankings, compiled a 3-0 record to top the Red Bulls’ performance, while teammate and No. 10-ranked 132-pounder Payton Anderson produced a 2-0 record on the day.

Rohman collected a 19-3 technical fall over TMB/WWG’s Levi Ellingson during 113-pound action, collected an 11-3 major decision over Pipestone Area’s Grant Budden — who’s ranked No. 4 in the Class 1A 106-pound state poll — at 106, and pinned Sibley-Ocheyedan’s Jose Flores in a mere 53 seconds from the leadoff spot in the lineup.

Payton Anderson generated an 11-1 major decision over TMB/WWG opponent Tyler Vandendriessche in 132-pound action, and earned a 10-2 major decision over Pipestone Area’s Eric Lange at the same weight. Anderson did not wrestle against Sibley-Ocheyedan.

Red Bulls’ 160-pounder Collin Steuber, who holds the No. 9 spot in the Class 2A 152-pound rankings, generated a 2-1 mark on the invitational. Steuber pinned TMB/WWG’s Austin Axford in 1:33 and edged Pipestone Area’s McKinley Bush by a 7-6 decison — both matches at 160. Three-time Iowa state qualifier Garrett Sayler of Sibley-Ocheyedan edged Steuber by a 4-2 decision during 160-pound action.

Zach Ringnell, who netted the No. 7 spot in the Class 2A 138-pound rankings, recorded a pair of falls, but lost one decision on the day. Ringnell earned the slap of the canvas in 1:41 over TMB/WWG’s Derek Vandam during 126-pound action, struck S-O’s 126-pounder Zak Stanton in 1:33 and lost a 16-6 major decision to Class 1A No. 1-ranked 126-pounder Michael Suda of Pipestone Area.

Red Bulls’ No. 8-ranked 120-pounder Jordan Wolter went 1-2 against a talent-laden 120-pound invitational bracket. Wolter won by injury default over S-O’s Trey Schuck, lost a tough 2-0 decision to TMB/WWG’s Dereck Ellingston and dropped an 11-2 major decision to Class 1A, No. 1-ranked 120-pounder Hunter Burnett from Pipestone Area.

Cale Steuber captured both of his matches for the Red Bulls, pinning S-O’s 113-pounder Mario Martinez in 1:53 and claimed a forfeit from Pipestone Area at 113 pounds.

FHS/MCW’s Conner Simmonds earned a fall in only 36 seconds over TMB/WWG’s Ayden Horner during 106-pound action.

Mario Maldonado (145) collected the Red Bulls’ other win against TMB/WWG, while Nathan Simmonds (138) and Miles Fitzgerald (152) added wins to FHS/MCW’s scoresheets against Pipestone Area.

Nathan Simmonds and Maldonado contributed the other point-producing matches for the Red Bulls against Sibley-Ocheyedan.

The Red Bulls (5-4) travel to St. Peter on Thursday night for a Big South Conference dual meet against the Saints.

Pipestone Duals



106: Conner Simmonds (FHS/MCW) pinned Ayden Horner, 0:36. 113: Jaxson Rohman (FHS/MCW) tech. fall Levi Ellingson, 19-3. 120: Dereck Ellingson (TMB/WWG) dec. Jordan Wolter, 2-0. 126: Zach Ringnell (FHS/MCW) pinned Derek Vandam, 1:41. 132: Payton Anderson (FHS/MCW) major dec. Tyler Vandendriessche, 11-1. 138: Anthony Axford (TMB/WWG) pinned Nathan Simmonds, 1:33. 145: Mario Maldonado (FHS/MCW) dec. Jake Byrne, 9-5. 152: Trevor Eisfeld (TMB/WWG) dec. Miles Fitzgerald, 17-10. 160: Collin Steuber (FHS/MCW) pinned Austin Axford, 1:33. 170: Nash Mayer (TMB/WWG) won by forfeit. 182: Jace Paplow (TMB/WWG) pinned Conner Tordsen, 1:11. 195: Tyler Timm (TMB/WWG) pinned Dominick Ortiz, 3:19. 220: Austin Buchholz (TMB/WWG) won by forfeit. 285: Sam Bauer (TMB/WWG) pinned Theo Krumholz, 2:54.


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106: Jaxson Rohman (FHS/MCW) major dec. Grant Budden, 11-3. 113: Cale Steuber (FHS/MCW) won by forfeit. 120: Hunter Burnett (P) major dec. Jordan Wolter, 11-2. 126: Michael Suda (P) major dec. Zach Ringnell, 16-6. 132: Payton Anderson (FHS/MCW) major dec. Eric Lange, 10-2. 138: Nathan Simmonds (FHS/MCW) pinned Emerson Winter, 5:50. 145: Bill Olsen (P) dec. Mario Maldonado, 4-3. 152: Miles Fitzgerald (FHS/MCW) dec. Jesse Fenton, 6-4. 160: Collin Steuber (FHS/MCW) dec. McKinley Bush, 7-6. 170: Logan Steenstra (P) pinned Parker Anderson, 3:56. 182: Garrett Ploeger (P) pinned Conner Tordsen, 0:24. 195: Jamison Vanderwal (P) pinned Dominick Ortiz, 0:49. 220: Sylas Stangeland (P) won by forfeit. 285: Dylan Arndt (P) dec. Theo Krumholz, 9-6.


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106: Jaxson Rohman (FHS/MCW) pinned Jose Flores, 0:53. 113: Cale Steuber (FHS/MCW) pinned Mario Martinez, 1:53. 120: Jordan Wolter (FHS/MCW) won by injury def. over Trey Schuck. 126: Zach Ringnell (FHS/MCW) pinned Zak Stanton, 1:33. 132: Mitchell Paca (SO) won by forfeit. 138: Nathan Simmonds (FHS/MCW) tech. fall Jordan Klein, 19-2. 145: Mario Maldonado (FHS/MCW) won by forfeit. 152: Dylan Schuck (SO) pinned Miles Fitzgerald, 0:10. 160: Garrett Sayler (SO) dec. Collin Steuber, 4-2. 170: Corey Nasers (SO) won by forfeit. 182: Trent Kruger (SO) pinned  Conner Tordsen, 1:24. 195: Trevor Kruger (SO) finished Dominic Ortiz, 1:37. 220: Hunter Dejong (SO) won by forfeit. 285: Matt Naig (SO) pinned Theo Krumholz, 0:31.