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Two Tigers wrestle to championship title at BIg Ole

The Morris Area/Hancock/Chokio-Alberta wrestling team captured two championships and finished in fifth place with a team score of 97.5 points at the Big Ole wrestling tournament in Alexandria on Saturday.

Frazee took the team title with 226.5 points.

Winning championships for the Tigers were juniors Tim Ostby at 152 and Zach Gibson at 285.

Ostby entered the tournament with a 23-6 record. He defeated Cody Piper of Frazee 3-2 in the finals.

Gibson entered the tournament with a 26-2 record. He defeated Danny Holtkamp of Minnewaska in the finals.

The Tigers also had six other place winners. Evan Nelson at 112 and Ryan Beyer at 189 both placed thiurd. Myles Smith at 125 placed fourth. Dillon Johnson 119 and Jordan Thooft at 145 both placed fifth. Tony Domnick at 135 place sixth.