Wrestlers 3-1 at Sibley East Invitational Meet
The Blue Earth Area Buccaneer wrestling team went 3-1 at the Sibley East Wrestling Invitational Meet, and took second place.
The Bucs defeated Osseo 47-27, St. James Area 60-11 and Trinity School at River Ridge 68-3. BEA’s only loss was a close 39-31 match against Redwood-River Valley.
The Bucs had five wrestlers who had a perfect 4-0 undefeated day, on Saturday, Jan. 20 at Sibley East. They were Caleb Beeler at 106 pounds, Max Ehrich at 126, Joe Schavey at 138, Zach Buseman at 160 and Trevor Oppedal at 285.
Schavey won all four of his matches by pinning his opponent each time.
BEA 47, Osseo 27
The maroon and gold squad jumped out to a huge 41-0 lead in this match.
The Bucs’ Caleb Beeler, as he did in each match, got BEA going with a win, this time by pinning his Osseo opponent at 106 pounds, John Lundstrom.
Jacob Beeler also won by a pin at 113, over Connor Sanier, as did Jack Frundt at 120, pinning Thomas Cornell.
Max Ehrich scored a 13-5 major decision over Rufus Summerville at 126 pounds, while Koby Nagel won 11-7 over Jack White at 132.
Joe Schavey pinned Jack Cornell at 138 pounds while Jaxen Klinkner got a 10-1 major over Adolphus Summerville at 145 and Zach Buseman pinned Vincent Toleno at 152 in 38 seconds.
Rylee McGuire lost a tight 4-3 decision to Jacob Meissner at 160, Akeira Morrow was pinned by Adam Lanners at 170, Eric Anderson lost by a fall to Eric Lundstrom at 182 and at 195 Jordan Huse lost by a fall to Abraham Kamara. The Bucs forfeited at 220.
Trevor Oppedal ended the match with a pin over Assane Ngom at 285 pounds.
St. James Area 11
BEA lost just two matches on the way to huge win over the Saints.
The Bucs won five matches by forfeit and one match, at 220 pounds, was a double forfeit and resulted in no points for either team.
Caleb Beeler defeated Troy Parulski by a sudden 3-1 victory in overtime. Jack Frundt lost to Sam Kulseth by a 15-0 technical fall at 120 and Max Ehrich won by a fall over Austin Knickrehm at 126.
Koby Nagel won by forfeit at 132 pounds while Joe Schavey pinned Landon Hoppe in 24 seconds at 138 and Jaxen Klinkner won by forfeit at 145.
It was Zach Buseman winning by injury default over Tallin Johnson at 152 pounds, and Rylee McGuire losing by a fall to Anthony Rodriguez at 160.
Akeira Morrow at 170 pounds, Eric anderson at 182 and Jordan Huse at 195 all won by forfeit. It was the double forfeit at 220.
Trevor Oppedal ended the match with a pin of Koltin Johnson at 285 pounds.
BEA 68, Trinity School
at River Ridge 3
The Buccaneers sailed to a crushing victory over Trinity School on the backs of five forfeits and four pins for 54 of their team points.
Winning by forfeit were Jacob Beeler at 113 pounds, Eric Anderson at 182, Isaac Martinez at 195, Jordan Huse at 220 and Trevor Oppedal at 285.
Caleb Beeler pinned his opponent at 106 pounds, as did Jack Frundt at 120, Joe Schavey at 138 and Zach Buseman at 160.
Koby Nagel scored a 16-1 technical fall at 132 pounds, while Max Ehrich won a close 3-2 victory at 126 and Akeira Morrow took an 8-3 win at 170.
The most exciting match came at 152 pounds where the Bucs’ Rylee McGuire took a 10-6 sudden victory in overtime.
RRV 39, BEA 31
The Bucs won the first half of the match against Redwood-River Valley, but not the second half.
Caleb Beeler got the team off to a good start with a 10-2 major decision over Carter Brandt at 106 pounds. Jacob Beeler lost 7-2 to Owen Bertramm at 113, and BEA’s lead was 4-3.
Jack Frundt won by forfeit at 120 pounds and Max Ehrich won 11-6 over Maverick Goblrisch at 126 and the BEA lead was up to 13-3.
Koby Nagel lost by a 11-1 major decision to Omar Arrendondo at 132 pounds which made it 13-7, but Joe Schavey got one of his four pins on the day over Matthew Zeug to increase it to 19-7.
The back and forth battle continued with Jaxen Klinkner losing 5-3 in a sudden victory overtime to Tayte Harazin at 145 pounds, but Zach Buseman winning by forfeit at 152.
The Bucs lead was 25-10. However, RRV would win the next five matches.
Eric Anderson lost by a fall at 170 pounds to Eric Bommersbach, Akeira Morrow lost by a fall to Adam Bommersbach at 182 and Jordan Huse lost by a fall to Mason Rummell at 195. Isaac Martinez lost by an injury default at 220 pounds to Kaleb Haase.
The score was 39-25 in favor of RRV. Trevor Oppedal pinned Chad Maddock at 285 pounds to make the final tally 39-31.