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Midgets win three duals in G-Town

By Staff | Jan 31, 2014

GRAETTINGER – Estherville Lincoln Central had a good night at Graettinger, winning duals against West Bend-Mallard, 69-12; Manson-Northwest Webster, 40-26; and host Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire, 50-17, on Tuesday.

GT/RA lost to Manson-Northwest Webster 37-36.

With the three wins, the Midgets wrap up the regular season with a 21-11 dual record.

In the nightcap between ELC and GT/RA, the Midgets forfeited at 126 and 285 with the Titans forfeiting at 106 pounds.

Otherwise ELC won nine of the 11 contested matches.

Easton Gifford 9120), Oscar Ramirez (132), Jake Bortvit (182), Chase Bonner (220) and Juan Castro (113), all earned pins on the night.

Blake Gjerde (152) won an 18-4 major decision over Tyler Hoffman while Billy Snyder (170) shut out Matt McGrauth by a 9-0 major decision. Cole Budach (145) won 8-5 over Boston Swan while Austin Egeland (195) edged Nate Harris 7-4.

GT/RA’s Ty Gibson, ranked seventh in Class 1A, edged Thomas Bortvit 6-2 while Hunt Brown (160) defeated Kelly Clabaugh 7-4.

Against MNW, ELC received forfeits at 106, 182 and 220 while forfeiting against at 126 and 285. The Midgets won five of the nine contested matches.

Ramirez (132) and Gjerde (152) had the only pins for ELC..

Castro (113) won 9-5 over Chase Bulten, Thomas Bortvit (138) won a 13-3 major decision over Dylan Samuelson and Clabaugh (160) battled back from a 5-0 deficit to defeat Zach Desgagnes 10-5.

ELC lost a pair of close matches with Gifford (120) falling in sudden victory, 8-7, to Collin Bulten. After rallying to tie the match in regulation, a point was given to Bulten in the extra period for a potentially dangerous situation.

At 170, Snyder lost 5-4 to Nathan Krueger. Also Jake Bortvit (195) wrestled up a weight and lost 6-0 to Tanner Peterson.

West Bend-Mallard had just five wrestlers to put up against ELC with the Midgets forfeiting at 132.

ELC won four of the five contested matches.

Ramirez (138), Gjerde (160) and Egeland (195) all had pins while Budach (152) won 15-10 over Nolan Grimm. At 220, Amed Castro lost by fall to Ben Auten.

Estherville Lincoln Central High Sh (ELCH) 0.0 Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire (GTRA) -1.0

120 Easton Gifford, ELCH, pinned Sam George, GTRA, 1:37 126 Beau Schany, GTRA, forf. 132 Oscar Ramirez, ELCH, pinned Alex Hoffman, GTRA, 2:39 138 Ty Gibson, GTRA, dec. Thomas Bortvit, ELCH, 6-2 145 Cole Budach, ELCH, dec. Boston Swan, GTRA, 8-5 152 Blake Gjerde, ELCH, maj. dec. Tyler Hoffman, GTRA, 18-4 160 Hunter Brown, GTRA, dec. Kelly Clabaugh, ELCH, 7-4 170 Billy Snyder, ELCH, maj. dec. Matt McGrauth, GTRA, 9-0 182 Jake Bortvit, ELCH, pinned Kodi Ferguson, GTRA, 5:19 195 Austin Egeland, ELCH, dec. Nate Harris, GTRA, 7-4 220 Chase Bonner, ELCH, pinned Kyle Long, GTRA, 0:57 285 Cody Thompson, GTRA, forf. 106 Zackary Snyder, ELCH, forf. 113 Juan Castro, ELCH, pinned Keeven Long, GTRA, 0:54 (GTRA Coach misconduct -1.000)

Estherville Lincoln Central High Sh (ELCH) 0.0 West Bend-Mallard (WBM) 0.0

220 Ben Auten, WBM, pinned Amed Castro, ELCH, 1:56 285 Chase Bonner, ELCH, forf. 106 Zackary Snyder, ELCH, forf. 113 Juan Castro, ELCH, forf. 120 Joel McCoy, ELCH, forf. 126 Easton Gifford, ELCH, forf. 132 Harmon Atwood, WBM, forf. 138 Oscar Ramirez, ELCH, pinned Travis Fehr, WBM, 0:51 145 Thomas Bortvit, ELCH, forf. 152 Cole Budach, ELCH, dec. Nolan Grimm, WBM, 15-10 160 Blake Gjerde, ELCH, pinned Dalton Knobloch, WBM, 1:05 170 Billy Snyder, ELCH, forf. 182 Jake Bortvit, ELCH, forf. 195 Austin Egeland, ELCH, pinned Colton Wickman, WBM, 5:16

Estherville Lincoln Central High Sh (ELCH) 0.0 Manson Northwest Webster (MNW) 0.0

106 Zackary Snyder, ELCH, forf. 113 Juan Castro, ELCH, dec. Chase Bulten, MNW, 9-5 120 Collin Bulten (MNW) sv-1 Easton Gifford (ELCH) 8-7 126 Eric Wedemeyer, MNW, forf. 132 Oscar Ramirez, ELCH, pinned Kaleb Simacek, MNW, 3:23 138 Thomas Bortvit, ELCH, maj. dec. Dylan Samuelson, MNW, 13-3 145 Payton Rice, MNW, tech. fall Cole Budach, ELCH, 4:00 17-0 152 Blake Gjerde, ELCH, pinned Skyler Michalski, MNW, 2:47 160 Kelly Clabaugh, ELCH, dec. Zach Desgagnes, MNW, 10-5 170 Nathan Krueger, MNW, dec. Billy Snyder, ELCH, 5-4 182 Austin Egeland, ELCH, forf. 195 Tanner Peterson, MNW, dec. Jake Bortvit, ELCH, 6-0 220 Chase Bonner, ELCH, forf. 285 Tim Butcher, MNW, forf.

Manson Northwest Webster (MNW) 37.0 Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire (GTRA) 36.0

285 Cody Thompson, GTRA, dec. Tim Butcher, MNW, 3-2 106 Keeven Long, GTRA, forf. 113 Chase Bulten, MNW, forf. 120 Collin Bulten, MNW, pinned Sam George, GTRA, 3:54 126 Eric Wedemeyer, MNW, maj. dec. Beau Schany, GTRA, 12-0 132 Kaleb Simacek, MNW, dec. Alex Hoffman, GTRA, 11-4 138 Ty Gibson, GTRA, pinned Dylan Samuelson, MNW, 0:42 145 Payton Rice, MNW, pinned Tyler Hauge, GTRA, 1:58 152 Tyler Hoffman, GTRA, pinned Skyler Michalski, MNW, 3:59 160 Hunter Brown, GTRA, dec. Zach Desgagnes, MNW, 5-0 170 Matt McGrauth, GTRA, forf. 182 Nathan Krueger, MNW, pinned Kodi Ferguson, GTRA, 1:59 195 Tanner Peterson, MNW, pinned Nate Harris, GTRA, 1:15 220 Kyle Long, GTRA, forf.