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Bucs 3-0 at duals, beat Eagles

By Staff | Feb 7, 2011

The Bucs' 130-pounder Mike Ankeny pinned his opponent to help fuel BEA's 45-27 win over the Waterville-Elysian-Morristown/Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton Grizzlies in a dual meet Jan. 29 in Waterville.

The Blue Earth Area wrestling team went 3-0 at the Waterville-Elysian-Morristown/Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton triangular held Jan. 29 in Waterville.

With the three wins, the Bucs improved their season record to 14-7.

BEA easily defeated a short-handed Grand Meadow-LeRoy-Ostrander-Kingsland (GMLOK)?squad 61-12.

The Bucs then downed WEM/JWP 45-27 and St. Peter 39-24.

Five wrestlers went 3-0 on the day, Travis Hagedorn (119); Jake Wirtjes (125); Mike Ankeny (130); Joe Franta (152); and Kysten Zierke (189).

Josh Johnson

Franta remains undefeated for the year, improving to 24-0.

The Buc senior also is ranked for the first time, No. 6 in Class A at 152 pounds.

Two wrestlers he has defeated this year and who are in his section are ranked ahead of Franta.

William Baker of Jackson County Central is rated third and Bryan Andrews of Madelia-Truman holds down the No. 4 spot.

Wirtjes, who is rated No. 5, upped his season mark to 21-3.

Carter Hanson (160) and Josh Johnson (215) were 2-1, losing to ranked wrestlers.

The No. 8-ranked Hanson lost 5-3 in overtime to WEM/JWP’s Brady Ayers, who is ranked No. 8 in Class AA.

Johnson dropped a 6-2 decision to Class AA No.3-rated Carter Brandt of GMLOK.

Hanson’s record currently is 19-5 and Johnson is 14-4 on the year.

BEA 61, GMLOK 12

103: Blake Olson (GMLOK) dec. Alec Huber, 3-2.

112: Jesse Alleven (BEA) pinned Jace Bunne, 3:01.

119: Travis Hagedorn (BEA) forfeit.

125: Mike Ankeny ((BEA) forfeit.

130: Jake Wirtjes (BEA) forfeit.

135: Isaac Vasquez (BEA) forfeit.

140: Jacob Johnson (BEA) forefit.

145: Dylan Johnsrud (BEA) forfeit.

152: Joe Franta (BEA) dec. Lucas Roe, 5-4.

160: Carter Hanson (BEA) maj. dec. Wyatt Richardson, 9-1.

171: Devon Jahnke (BEA) forfeit.

189: Kysten Zierke (BEA) forfeit.

215: Carter Brandt (GMLOK) dec. Josh Johnson, 6-2.

285: Scott Wilson (GMLOK) pinned Martin Granados, :52.

BEA 45, WEM-JWP 27

103: Skylar Petry (WEM-JWP) pinned Huber, :20.

112: Colin Ayers (WEM-JWP) dec. Alleven, 3-0.

119: Hagedorn (BEA) dec. Tyson Ranslow, 6-1.

125: Wirtjes (BEA) pinned Jeff Purvis, 3:38.

130: Ankeny (BEA) pinned James Volkman, 3:37..

135: Vasquez (BEA) forfeit.

140: William Lundquist (WEM-JWP)?pinned Johnson, 4:55.

145: Ben Boran (WEM-JWP) dec. Johnsrud, 6-4.

152: Franta (BEA) pinned Kyle Budach, 1:06.

160: Brady Ayers (WEM-JWP) dec. Hanson, 5-3 OT.

171: Jahnke (BEA) pinned Jordan Vogelsang, 3:10.

189: Zierke (BEA) pinned Dustin Vogel, 3:32.

215: Johnson (BEA) pinned Steven Moe, 1:40.

285: Tyler Schnoor (WEM-JWP) pinned Granados, 2:40.

BEA 39, St. Peter 24

103: Chris Pettis (SP) dec. Huber, 8-5.

112: Hunter Retzlaff (SP) pinned Alleven, 1:57.

119: Hagedorn (BEA) dec. Collin Thompson, 7-5.

125: Wirtjes (BEA) dec. Dakota Haslip, 9-2.

130: Ankeny (BEA) dec. Jake Anderberg, 4-2.

135: Vasquez (BEA) dec. Steven Pettis, 6-4.

140: Alex Nadeau (SP) pinned Johnson, 4:09.

145: Johnsrud (BEA) pinned Kyle Bosacker, 1:55.

152: Franta (BEA) pinned Ashton Bartlett, 1:41.

160: Hanson (BEA) dec. Bennett Baker, 13-7.

171: Tanner McLain (SP) dec. Jahnke, 3-1.

189: Zierke (BEA) pinned Nick Kempenich, :53.

215: Johnson (BEA) pinned Cody Juell, 1:50.

285: Dylan Connor (SP) pinned Granados, 1:09.

BEA 64, New Ulm 9

The Bucs used six pins to roll over the New Ulm Eagles 64-9 for a South Central Conference win Jan. 28 in Blue Earth.

BEA also won six other matches by way of a major decision, two decisions and three forfeits.

103: Alec Huber (BEA) maj. dec. Conner Rouse, 11-2.

112: Jesse Alleven (BEA) pinned Dylan Kral, 4:42.

119: Travis Hagedorn (BEA) pinned Sam Hoppe, 1:53.

125:: Jake Wirtjes (BEA) pinned Ethan Orr, 2:40.

130: Mike Ankeny (BEA) pinned Jagger Hoffman, :52.

135: Isaac Vasquez (BEA) dec. Austin Brandes, 5-2.

140: Luke Derksen (N.U.) pinned Jacob Johnson, :52.

145: Dylan Johnsrud (BEA) pinned Riley Shelgren, 1:33.

152: Joe Franta (BEA) dec. Cole Cihak, 5-1.

160: Luke Schmit (N.U.) dec. Carter Hanson, 3-2.

171: Devon Jahnke (BEA) forfeit.

189: Kysten Zierke (BEA) forfeit.

215: Josh Johnson (BEA) forfeit.

285: Martin Granados (BEA) pinned Collin Gieseke, 1:54.