Kernels drop two duals in Brandon
BRANDON — The Mitchell High School wrestling team dropped a pair of Eastern South Dakota Conference duals on Thursday in Brandon.
In the first dual, Watertown beat Mitchell 39-21. The Kernels had two open weight classes (120 pounds and 285). Against Brandon Valley, the Kernels fell 35-22 and had one open weight class (120).
Five Kernels picked up wins against the Arrows with Briggs Havlik (160) and Carson Max (195) each earning pins. Ryan McGinnis (126), Logan Sparks (132) and Cole Gehrke (138) each won by decision. McGinnis picked up 6-1 decision, while Sparks outlasted Peyton Johnston 4-2 and Gehrke pulled out a 4-1 win. At 220, Beau Foote fell to Watertown's Lincoln Stahl 3-2 in overtime.
Against the Lynx, Havlik picked up another pin, while Brock Sparks (106) won a 4-0 decision. Carter Max (182) had a major decision victory over Tyler Small 13-5. Max Schoenfelder (170), Carson Max and Foote each had decision victories against Brandon Valley.
Mitchell competes at the Huron Invite on Saturday in Huron.
Watertown 39, Mitchell 21
106: Ty Althoff (W) over Brock Sparks (M) (TF 19-4 5:51); 113: Ben Althoff (W) over Blake Stange (M) (Dec 9-4); 120: Cael Sutton (W) win by forfeit; 126: Ryan McGinnis (M) over Mason Stoick (W) (Dec 6-1); 132: Logan Sparks (M) over Peyton Johnston (W) (Dec 4-2); 138: Cole Gehrke (M) over Grant Wirkus (W) (Dec 4-1); 145: Jake Werner (W) over Sutton Carpenter (M) (Dec 12-5); 152: Mason Maag (W) over Blake Fredericks (M) (Fall 5:52); 160: Briggs Havlik (M) over Lexan Thorson (W) (Fall 1:16); 170: Sam Stroup (W) over Max Schoenfelder (M) (Dec 14-7); 182: Jayden Hartford (W) over Carter Max (M) (MD 8-0); 195: Carson Max (M) over Ledgend Thorson (W) (Fall 1:22); 220: Lincoln Stahl (W) over Beau Foote (M) (TB-1 3-2); 285: Dane Stahl (W) win by forfeit.
Brandon Valley 35, Mitchell 22
106: Brock Sparks (M) over Jacob Wolfe (BV) (Dec 4-0); 113: Carson Askdal (BV) over Blake Stange (M) (MD 12-4); 120: Isaac Klinkhammer (BV) win by forfeit; 126: Tate Johnson (BV) over Ryan McGinnis (M) (Dec 7-2); 132: Jack Smith (BV) over Logan Sparks (M) (Fall 0:47); 138: Kobi Terpstra (BV) over Cole Gehrke (M) (Dec 5-2); 145: Creighton Klinkhammer (BV) over Sutton Carpenter (M) (MD 13-0); 152: Kyle Heidbrink (BV) over Blake Fredericks (M) (Fall 3:42); 160: Briggs Havlik (M) over Jorey Sorenson (BV) (Fall 1:55); 170: Max Schoenfelder (M) over Riley Pletten (BV) (Dec 12-7); 182: Carter Max (M) over Tyler Small (BV) (MD 13-5); 195: Carson Max (M) over Sam Lembcke (BV) (Dec 6-1); 220: Beau Foote (M) over Zach Luke (BV) (Dec 5-1); 285: Isaac Bullis-Rodriguez (BV) over Mitch Schladweiler (M) (Dec 3-0)