B.E. Area wrestlers dominate ELC Quad
ESTHERVILLE — The Blue Earth Area Bucs wrestling team swept the Estherville-Lincoln Central-hosted quad on Tuesday night.
BEA beat Algona, 41-33, posted a 57-14 win over Okoboji and took down ELC, 63-13.
Bucs 106-pounder Caleb Beeler, Jack Frundt (120), No. 4-ranked 160-pounder Zach Buseman and Jaxen Klinkner all went undefeated on the night.
Beeler pinned Algona’s Evan Deal in 33 seconds and flatted Caleb Miller of Okoboji in 53 seconds before taking a forfeit against ELC. Frundt beat Algona’s Luke McKen-na, 10-2, topped Ashford Williamson of Okoboji 5-1, and took a forfeit from ELC.
Buseman earned 18 points in the quad, pinning Mitchell Priebe (Algona), Royce Coakley (ELC) and Matt Wintz (Okoboji) in 1:21, 1:01 and 31 seconds, respectively.
Klinkner pinned Algona’s Caleb Talbot in 1:22 and ELC’s Chase Budach in 1:33 at 145, then pinned Jacob Bochman of Okoboji in 2:57 at 152.
Davis Sunken, Max Ehrich, Koby Nagel, Joe Schavey, Dominick Morrow, Jordan Huse, Isaac Martinez and No. 9 heavyweight Trevor Oppedal won two matches for the Bucs.
Sunken wrestled at 113 and used 55 seconds to pin Okoboji’s Ashford Williamson. He added an 18-2 technical fall on Reece Eakins of Algona, but lost a 9-0 major decision to ELC wrestler Jason Peta.
Ehrich, the Bucs’ 126-pounder, pinned Bryce Witham of Algona in 31 seconds, took a forfeit from ELC and lost 12-6 against Hunter Abrahamson of Okoboji. At 132, Blake Abrahamson (Okoboji) beat Nagel, 4-2. Nagel then defeated Hunter Berry of Algona, 16-8, and pinned ELC wrestler Jalen Tripp in 4:33.
Despite losing to Okoboji’s Matt Anderson, 13-4, Schavey earned a 15-7 major decision against Algona wrestler Cole Johnson and put Garrett Paulson (ELC) on his back in 1:36 at 138.
At 182, Dominic Morrow pinned Luke Bossard of Okoboji in 1:48 and won a 9-6 decision over Kylan Fitzgeral of ELC, but Cole Lewis of Algona pinned him in 2:58.
Huse, who wrestled at 195, won by forfeit against ELC and earned the slap of the canvas against Draven Olson of Okoboji in 3:36. Algona’s Calvin Kruse pinned Huse in 4:53.
Martinez pinned ELC grappler Bucj Egeland in 1:47 and took a forfeit against Okoboji at 220. Gavin Meints pinned Martinez in 3:31 for Algona.
Oppedal lost an 8-2 decision to Iowa Class 2A, No. 4-ranked Dominick Etherington and received a forfeit from Okoboji. He then pinned ELC’s Isaac Hanson in 1:15.
Carson Devine (Algona), Cody Wintz (Okoboji) and Iowa Class 2A, No. 9-ranked 170-pounder Lincoln Coakley pinned BEA’s Akeira Morrow in 43 seconds, 5:07 and 2:00, respectively.
Algona wrestler Austin Chase used 29 seconds to pin the Bucs 152-pounder Cole Warmka. Warmka then lost to Tyler Wittrock of Okoboji, 13-5, and Christian Sheridan of ELC, 14-7.
Blue Earth Area hosts Waseca at 7 p.m. Thursday.