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Tigers place 4th at Paynesville wrestling tournament

The Morris Area/Hancock/Chokio-Alberta wrestling team traveled to Paynesville for the annual individual wrestling tournament on Friday. This tournament was added because the Tigers missed the West Central Area tournament due to weather earlier in the season.

The Tigers wrestled very well placing three wrestlers in the finals. Zach Gibson was the lone champion defeating Jason Mertens of RCW/MACCRAY in the finals 7-3.

Two Tigers placed second. They were Tim Ostby at 152 and Joel Harrison at 215.

Other Tigers placing in the tournament were:

Evan Nelson 3rd at 112; Seth Nelson 3rd at 130; Connor Metzger 3rd at 160; Tony Domnick 4th at 135; Dillon Johnson 6th at 119; Aaron Wehking 6th at 125; and Ryan Beyer 6th at 189.

Overall the Tigers finished fourth in points. The final team standings were:

Paynesville 173

Holdingford 166

Watertown Mayer 149

Morris/Hancock/C-A 142.5

Becker 140.5

BBE 129.50


Sartell 102.50