2/22/2019 10:46:00 AM Wildcats KO'd by Mahtomedi after beating Highland Park
Chisago Lakes 40 St. Paul Highland Park 27 Wrestling against the tenth-seeded St. Paul Highland Park Scots in the opening round of the Section 4AA team tournament, the seventh-seeded Wildcats won at six of seven contested weights for a 28-3 advantage. With forfeits added in, the Wildcats still came away with a relatively easy 40-27 win over the Scots. Four Wildcats pinned their opponents: Nolan Huffman (145), Charlie Schumacher (152), Isaiah Sistrunk (170) and Zach Carlson (285). Austin Siefert won his match by an 11-3 major decision. The tournament was held last Saturday, February 16 at Mahtomedi High School.
Mahtomedi 75, Chisago Lakes 6 In their next matchup in the team section tournament, against second-seeded Mahtomedi, the Wildcats won just one individual match. Connor Bleymeyer (220) pinned Isaiah Okoro to account for all six Wildcat points as the Zephyrs beat the Wildcats 75-6. Andrew Novack (106), Zach Carlson (285) and others rested up for this weekend’s individual section tournament.
Wrestling Notes The Section 4AA individual championships will be held this Friday and Saturday at South St. Paul High School. See the section tournament preview in this week’s version of the Press for an in-depth look at the section tournament prospects for Wildcat wrestlers.