12/29/2017 11:16:00 AM Vikings out-grapple Wildcats, both lose to Cambridge-Isanti at triangular
NB’s Brandt Bombard (top) pinned CL’s Jake Novack on Thursday, December 21. They both worked for position here.
Cambridge-Isanti Triangular The Vikings and Wildcats met up for a dual at the Cambridge-Isanti Triangular last Thursday, December 21. The Vikings came out on top, beating the Wildcats 39-24. Both the Vikings and Wildcats lost to Cambridge-Isanti. The Vikings lost 59-17 and the Wildcats were shut out 74-0.
In the Viking-Wildcat dual, Vikings Brandt Bombard (113), Jack Anderson (138) and Austin Sonnek (145) all pinned their Wildcat opponents. With a major decision by Ashton LaBelle (106) and a technical fall by Josh Logan (126) and double forfeits at 120 and 132, the Vikings led 27-0 after the 145-pound match. The Wildcats picked up 12 points in the next three matches. Austin Siefert (152) won by pin. Josh Wenthe (160) beat Viking Sam Sonnek 14-11 in the closest match of the evening. And with Brendan Huffman’s decision at 170, the Wildcats cut the Viking lead to 27-12. The Wildcats forfeited at 182 and 195 and the Vikings forfeited at 220. Wildcat Zach Carlson pinned Viking Brandon Swanson in the last match of the evening, to make the final score North Branch 39, Chisago Lakes 24.
Viking assistant coach Kyle Kahl said “We did very well coming out of the gate. Captain Jack Anderson led by example with a pin at 138. Jack has shown leadership both on and off the mat and is one of the reasons we have shown improvement this season.”
Vikings vs. Wildcats Results 106: Ashton LaBelle (NOBR) over Andrew Novack (CHLA) (MD 16-2) 113: Brandt Bombard (NOBR) over Jake Novack (CHLA) (Fall 5:18) 120: Double Forfeit 126: Josh Logan (NOBR) over Nolan Huffman (CHLA) (TF 15-0 4:00) 132: Double Forfeit 138: Jack Anderson (NOBR) over Landen Bender (CHLA) (Fall 1:23) 145: Austin Sonnek (NOBR) over Charlie Schumacher (CHLA) (Fall 0:41) 152: Austin Siefert (CHLA) over Ben Swanson (NOBR) (Fall 2:34) 160: Josh Wenthe (CHLA) over Sam Sonnek (NOBR) (Dec 14-11) 170: Brendan Huffman (CHLA) over Trevor Anderson (NOBR) (Dec 6-0) 182: Mason Maroschek (NOBR) over (CHLA) (For.) 195: Isaac Maki (NOBR) over (CHLA) (For.) 220: Connor Bleymeyer (CHLA) over (NOBR) (For.) 285: Zach Carlson (CHLA) over Brandon Swanson (NOBR) (Fall 2:32)
Wrestling Notes The Wildcats will head up to Grand Rapids for a ten-team invitational that starts tomorrow at 10 a.m. The Vikings are off until a tournament at Ogilvie High School on Saturday, January 6 that also starts at 10 a.m.