NB Wrestling

The North Branch wrestling team hosted a triangular Thursday, Jan. 5 and defeated Benilde-St. Margaret’s 48-21 and Hinckley-Finlayson/Pine City/East Central 37-34 to earn the win, while the Jaguars won over the Red Knights to place second. (Individual results are posted below.)

On Saturday, Jan. 7 the Viking wrestlers took eighth out of 16 teams at the Second Annual Foley Tom Keating Memorial Tournament. The team accumulated 96 points to take eighth place, ahead of Foley JV with 87 and behind Big Lake with 102 points in the Second Annua. Foley won the tournament with 303 team points. Patrick Mork got his first loss in a match this season and took second. Mork is ranked fifth in the state in Class AA by “The Guillotine”. Reid Johnson, Zack Sundly, Jordan Mold and Seamus Hunter all placed fourth, while Aaron Sistrunk and Eric Bergstrom both finished sixth. The North Branch wrestling team will travel to Columbia Heights to face the Hylanders at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 12.

NB Triangular Winning Wrestlers

vs.Benilde-St. Margaret’s

120 Aaron Senne by forfeit

126 Reid Johnson by pin 3:48

132 Jake Pilz by pin 4:51

152 Mitch Anderson by decision 3-2

160 Patrick Mork by pin 1:33

170 Tristan LaBelleby decision 10-3

182 Zack Sundly by pin 5:59

220 Eric Bergstrom by pin 0:30

285 Seamus Hunter by pin 0:51.

vs. Hinckley-Finlayson/Pine City/East Central

113 Aaron Sistrunk by pin 1:40

120 Aaron Senne by pin 1:44

126 Reid Johnson by pin 4:42

132 Jake Pilz by decision 7-6

152 Mitch Anderson by decision 4-2

160 Tristan LaBelle by pin 4:18

170 Patrick Mork by major decision 18-8

285 Seamus Hunter by decision 5-1




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