Larson picks up victory in Mitchell's loss to GovernorsPIERRE — The Mitchell wrestling team fell to the defending Class A state champion Pierre Friday.
PIERRE — The Mitchell wrestling team fell to the defending Class A state champion Pierre Friday.
The Governors won 12 of the 14 matches.
“Pierre showed why they are number one in the state and, they have a very solid lineup,” Mitchell head coach Travis Carpenter said. “They kind of took it to us.”
Mitchell won one match by forfeit, which was claimed by Trey Hohn at 120 pounds. The lone mat victory for the Kernels came from Matt Larson, who won a 5-3 decision over Pierre’s A.J. Dorschner at 145 pounds.
“Larson got a big win for us (tonight),” Carpenter said. “I am also really pleased with Ethan Parr. He got a decision against a state champion.”
Parr, a sophomore, lost a 5-1 decision to Caleb Stoltenburg.
Carpenter also had praise for heavyweight Robert McCardle, who lost a in a decision to Pierre’s Dylan Bennett, who placed sixth at last year’s state tournament.
Pierre 61, Mitchell 9
106: Spencer Sarringar (P) pinned Briggs Havlik of (M) 1:54.
113: Jebben Keyes(P) forfeit.
120: Trey Hohn (M) forfeit.
126: Aaron ODay (P) dec. Tanner Vilhauer (M)10-3.
132: Tanner Monfore (P) pinned Josh Dippipo (M):24.
138: Caleb Stoltenburg (P) dec. Ethan Parr (M) 5-1.
145: Matt Larson (M) dec. AJ Dorschner (P) 5-3.
152: Alec Williams (P) tech fall. Austin Mohr (M) 17-0.
160: Seth Scott (P) pinned Robert Tople (M) 1:23.
170: Dawson Monfore (P) tech fall. Noah Taylor (M) 15-0.
182: Kyle Sarringar (P) pinned Preston Skinner (M) 1:24.
195: Trey Maier of (P) pinned Riley Heck (M) pin :43.
220: Lane Lettau (P) pinned Tyson Sprinkle (M) 2:55.
HWT: Dylan Bennett (P) dec. Robert McCardle (M) 5-0.