CROOKSTON PIRATE WRESTLERS FINISH SIXTH PLACE AT FERTILE

The shorthanded Crookston Pirate Wrestling team finished sixth out of seven teams at the Northwest Invitational Wrestling tournament held at the Fertile-Beltrami School gymnasium in Fertile.  The tournament was won by Thief River Falls with 167.5 points, 33 points better than runner-up United Clay Becker.

Crookston had one champion with Zach Brown receiving a first round bye before he won his semifinal match by a pin and won a thrilling 6-4 sudden victory (OT) championship match.

Runners-up for the Pirates were Ethan Bowman at 106 pounds, Cameron Weiland at 132 and Damian Hodgson at 182 pounds.  The team scores, Pirate individual results and pictures are all below. 

Team Scores – 
1. Thief River Falls – 167.5
2. United Clay Becker – 134.5
3. Fertile-Beltrami – 121
4. Roseau – 117.5
5. Pelican Rapids – 97
6. Crookston – 96
7. Red Lake County Central – 79

  Crookston Opponents/Result Place
106 Ethan
Bowman
Beat Oakley Carlson (PR) 10-1
Beat Jackson Mikkelsen (UCB) pin :22
Lost to Daunte Yost (FB) 6-4 OT
2nd
113 Zach
Brown
Bye
Beat Zack Cole (UCB) pin :53
Beat Griffin Lundeen (TRF) 6-4 OT
1st
120 Nolan
Dans
Beat Tucker Bolstad (FB) pin 1:08
Lost to Cody Wienen (TRF) pin 1:06
Beat Wesley Ramberg (FB) 12-1
Lost to Tommy Thach (PR) 10-7
4th
126 Andrew
Macgregor
Lost to Cody Sele (TRF) pin 3:11
Bye
Lost to Carter Johnson (PR) pin 4:13
Beat Oscar Duden (RLCC) pin :56
3rd
132 Cameron
Weiland
Beat Tyler Stuhaug (FB) pin 1:22
Bye
Lost to Cade Lundeen (TRF) pin 1:29
2nd
138 Hunter
Knutson
Lost to Sandeen O’Connell (UCB) pin 5:25
Bye
Lost to Damon Ferguson (RLCC) pin 4:39
Lost to Xavier Strehlow (Unat) 4-2
6th
145 OPEN
152 OPEN
160 Cade
Deleon
Lost to Jacob Schlic (Unat) pin 5:28
Bye
Lost to Tanner Weyer (UCB) pin 2:41
Lost to Micah Tollefson (FB) 13-4
6th
170 OPEN
182 Damian Hodgson Beat Harmon Liebl (FB) pin 1:38
Beat Kevin Jensen (TRF) pin :29
Lost to Dale Grindahl (Ros) pin 3:49
2nd
195 OPEN
220 Blake
Fee
Lost to Jacob Willits (PR) pin 5:53
Beat Kyle Bliss (Ros) pin :26
Lost to Mason Iverson (TRF) pin :13
3rd
285 OPEN