1/10/2019 3:58:00 PM Vikes fall short against big schools
Cambridge-Isanti Quadrangular The Vikings wrestled in a quadrangular against three big schools at Cambridge-Isanti and were overwhelmed in each dual. They lost 75-3 to Bemidji, 69-3 to Cambridge-Isanti and 75-6 to Stillwater. Austin Sonnek (145) earned the only points against Bemidji, beating his opponent 4-3. Brandt Bombard (132) decisioned his opponent 7-2 for the only team points against Cambridge-Isanti. And Bombard also picked up the only six points against Stillwater, when his opponent forfeited for an injury time violation. The quad took place last Friday, January 4
39th Annual Lion Invitational The Vikings brought along eight wrestlers to the 39th Annual Lions Invitational in Ogilvie. Seven of the eight Vikings wrestlers placed, anywhere from fourth to seventh place. As a team, the Vikings placed tenth out of 13 teams.
Several Vikings missed the trip due to the flu, including Brandon Swanson (285) and Isaac Maki (182). Viking assistant coach Kyle Kahl said “They should be ready to go this Friday and Saturday, but they are still a little under the weather. We have avoided skin issues but got hit hard with that virus going around over the break.