Final: Forest Lake 60 Royals 16
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The Royals dropped a dual to the #7AAA Forest Lake team on Thursday night, 60-16. Wrestling without two captains, the short-handed Royals fell behind early, but finished strong in the last 3 matches.
Through the first 11 matches, the Royals only points were from a major decision by Brock Rinehart. But Donald Nde, Max Fick and Alex Mancera won their 3 bouts to finish the night on a high note.
For the Junior Varsity, both Dave Hawley and Amir Muhammed picked up victories.
The Royals now have a week off before traveling to Roseville on Thursday, January 18 for a dual. Action starts at 5:30pm for JV and 7:00pm for varsity. The squad then goes to Eastview HS on Saturday, January 20 for an individual tournament featuring Eastview, Centennial, Coon Rapids, Faribault, Minneapolis SW, Rosemount, Sauk Rapids-Rice, Scott West, Highland Park and Winona. Action begins on Saturday at 10:00am.
Both the JV and varsity squads did well at the Cannon Falls tournament on Saturday, including 7 varsity wrestlers placing. Overall, the team placed 4th, doing so without captains Cole West and Brady Moesenthin. The Royals finished with 110 points, behind Hutchinson, Dover/Eyota and Byron.
Both Brock Rinehart (145) and Donald Nde (195) went undefeated in their respective brackets and took home individual titles. Also placing for the Royals: Cade Johnson (113)-6th, Will Bents (120)-6th, Nick Sieczkowski (152)-4th, Sam Ellis (160)-6th and Max Fick (220)-3rd. Championships were also earned on the JV side by Logan Ryan, Omar Abdelal, Travis Pham and Daryl dela Paz.
Below are the place winners on the junior varsity side:
4th place: Noah Golden and Ryan Holt
3rd place: Tyler Anderson
2nd place: Antonio Rizzo, Cedric Ramos, Nick Howe, Nashawn Hoyer and Ethan Chaney
1st place: Logan Ryan, Omar Abdelal, Travis Pham and Daryl dela Paz
The Royals will host Forest Lake on Thursday, January 11 at Woodbury HS. Thursday is Parent Night--JV action starts at 5:30pm with varsity to follow at 7:00pm.
The Royals wrestling squad was overmatched Thursday night at Mounds View High School, 56-18. The Mustangs led from the start and never looked back as the Royals won just 3 of 14 matches.
Brady Moesenthin, Brock Rinehart and Alex Mancera all won by fall for Woodbury. Mancera was making his varsity debut for the season.
The junior varsity saw much more success against Mounds View. Noah Golden and Ryan Holt were 1-1 (both had wins by fall), with Dave Hawley and Denis Tokin (decisions) and Omar Abdelal and Nashawn Hoyer (fall) picking up victories.
Next up for the Royals is a trip to Cannon Falls on Saturday morning. Action starts at 9am in this individual tourney for both varsity and JV squads. Teams included: Austin, Byron, Cannon Falls, Dover-Eyota, Henry Sibley, Hutchinson, Kimball, Pine Island, Rochester Century, Sauk Rapids-Rice, St. Agnes, St. Charles, St. Paul Johnson, Trinity School at River Ridge and Wabasha-Kellogg.
Congrats to Will Bents (8th at 126) and Alex Mancera (3rd at HWT) for placing on the JV portion of the Rumble!
Overall results for varsity:
Cade Johnson (113) 0-2
Brady Moesenthin (126) 1-2
Brock Rinehart (145) 3-2
Donald Nde (195) 1-2
Max Fick (220) 2-2
Junior Varsity results:
Antonio Rizzo (106) 0-2
Logan Ryan (113) 1-2
Ryan Holt (120) 1-2
Will Bents (126) 4-3, 8th place
Dave Hawley (132) 1-2
Nick Howe (138) 0-2
Nashawn Hoyer (138) 0-2
Omar Abdelal (145) 0-2
Nick Sieczkowski (152) 3-2
Sam Ellis (152) 3-2
Ahmed Abdelal (152) 1-2
Tre Hockenberger (170) 4-2
Daryl dela Paz (170) 1-2
Travis Pham (182) 0-2
Ethan Chaney (182) 1-2
Mason Barrows (195) 0-2
Denis Tokin (220) 0-2
Alex Mancera (HWT) 8-1, 3rd place
This week's action for the Royals wrestling team:
Thursday, January 4 dual at Mounds View HS. Junior varsity action starts at 5:30pm, with varsity slated to begin at 7:00pm.
Saturday, January 6 at the Cannon Falls Invitational (individual) Tournament at Cannon Falls HS. All wrestling is slated to begin at 9:00am.