Alex wrestling: Cards topple TechAlexandria cruised through the first five weight classes to get a leg up on St. Cloud Tech, coming away with a 34-26 victory Friday night.
Alexandria cruised through the first five weight classes to get a leg up on St. Cloud Tech, coming away with a 34-26 victory Friday night in a warm-up to the Big Ole Invitational wrestling tournament on Saturday.
Ben Bogart, Trent Piepenburg, Blake Olhausen, Tristan Johnson and Jacob Schiltgen gave the Cardinals a 22-0 start, then added wins by Tony Hubbard, who pinned his opponent, and Quinton Kluver and Justin Cumberbatch earning decision victories.
Alexandria now has a 5-3 Central Lakes Conference record, trailing unbeaten Sartell and Brainerd at 5-1.
ALEXANDRIA 34, ST. CLOUD TECH 26
106 – Ben Bogart, Alex, dec. Austin Brenner 3-0, 113 – Trent Piepenburg, Alex, won by forfeit, 120 – Blake Olhausen, Alex, pinned Tyler Doering 0:39, 126 – Tristan Johnson, Alex, maj dec Henry Nistler 13-2, 132 – Jacob Schiltgen, Alex, dec Jacob Johnson 4-2, 138 – Alex VanHeel, SCT, dec Jake Nienabler 7-6, 145 – Tony Hubbard, Alex, pinned Issac Wade 1:29, 152 – Cole Schroder, SCT, maj dec Dustin Neu 14-2, 160 – Quinton Kluver, Alex, dec Tyler Hugg 2-0, 170 – Pat Niehaus, SCT, pinned Mike Schluter 3:48, 182 – Joey Reed, SCT, maj dec Andrew Moske, 14-4, 195 – Austin Klaverkamp, SCT, dec Shawn Nelson 4-0, 220 – Justin Cumberbatch, Alex, dec Noah Voigt 10-3, 285 – Jerrad Nieland, SCT, won by forfeit.