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WOODBURY ROYALS--SECTION 3AAA RUNNER-UP
ROYALS #1 SEED IN SECITON 3AAA TEAM TOURNEY
SENIORS LEAVE THEIR WRESTLING SHOES ON THE MAT AFTER THEIR FINAL HOME MATCHES
Thank you to our seniors! Brock, Dave, Nick, Tre, Ethan, Omar, Mason and Dawson (not pictured).
CANNON FALLS INVITATIONAL; WOODBURY ROYALS--CHAMPIONS
Brock Rinehart, Rumble on the Red Champion
Rumble day 2 Varsity wrestlers
Rumble day 2 JV wrestlers
ALEX BRAUN: MVW AT CHISAGO LAKES
Takedown Cancer: Woodbury Royals, Runner-Up
Woodbury's quest for a team section championship fell just short on Friday, as the Royals were edged by Hastings in the section final dual 33-29.
In the opener against East Ridge, the Royals were dominant, taking 11 of 14 matches. Alex Braun opened up the dual with a pin, and Brad Little, Ryan Holt and Will Bents followed up with forfeit wins. Cade Johnson won by fall in just under a minute, Sebastian Zamorano won a tech fall and Dave Hawley won a major decision. Finally, Omar Abdelal (fall), Tre Hockenberger (fall), Mason Barrows (forfeit) and Denis Tokin (forfeit) swept through the final five matches to make the final score 63-15 in favor of the Royals.
In the semifinal against Eagan, Braun and Little started with falls and Ryan Holt won a tough and bloody decision. Bents and Johnson both pinned their opponents in under 50 seconds to give the Royals an early 27-0 lead through five matches. Eagan, however, took the next four matches to narrow the lead to 27-19. But Ahmed Abdelal (major decision), Omar Abdelal (decision), Tre Hockenberger (decision) and Mason Barrows (fall) gave the Royals a cushion and the final score was 46-22 in favor of Woodbury.
The final against Hastings would be a classic. Braun (decision) and Little (fall) gave Woodbury an early 9-0 lead, and Bents (decision) and Johnson (fall) made the score 18-6. Hastings tied the score at 18 through 145 pounds and Zamorano would give the Royals a 23-18 lead with a technical fall. But Hastings would take the next 3 decisions to take a 27-23 lead with 3 matches to go.
Hockenberger and Barrows won decisions to give Woodbury a 29-27 lead but Hastings took the final match by fall to win the section final and a berth at the State Team Tournament, 33-29.
Woodbury finishes the season with a 17-10 dual record and now the guys prep for Saturday's individual section tournament at Park High School. Wrestlers placing 1st or 2nd at their weight earn a trip to the Xcel Energy Center and the State Individual Tournament held February 28-29. Action starts at Park HS on Saturday at 10:00am.
Woodbury earned the #1 seed in section 3AAA for the team tournament, which begins Friday at Hastings HS.
The Royals will take on the #8 seeded East Ridge Raptors. A win will pit them against either #4 Henry Sibley or #5 Eagan.
Action starts at 4pm at Hastings, with semi-finals and finals to follow.
The Suburban East Conference JV tournament was held on Saturday at Stillwater HS, with 3 Royals placing in the tournament.
Congratulations to Caleb Howe (3rd place), Kaiden Kirby (2nd place ) and senior Ethan Chaney (champion) who all placed at the tourney.
The Woodbury Royals wrestling squared got primed for the team section tournament by taking all three team duals Thursday night, beating Cretin-Derham Hall 72-12, Harding 83-0 and Tartan 63-16.
Thank you to our seniors: Dawson Baker, Omar Abdelal, Dave Hawley, Tre Hockenberger, Nick Sieczkowski, Ethan Chaney and captains Mason Barrows and Brock Rinehart. You have left an incredible legacy on this program!
In the opener against Cretin, the Royals took 12 of 14 matches. Alex Braun, Will Bents and Denis Tokin took forfeits and Brad Little, Ryan Holt, Cade Johnson, Jack Anderson, Nick Howe, Sebastian Zamorano, Ahmed Abdelal, Tre Hockenberger and Ethan Chaney won by fall.
Woodbury took all 14 matches against Harding in the 2nd matchup of the night. Tokin, Chaney and Nick Sieczkowski all took forfeits and Braun, Little and Holt started the dual out with three consecutive pins. Bents won by technical fall before the pin party resumed with Johnson, Anderson, Howe, Zamorano, Omar Abdelal, Ahmed Abdelal, and Hockenberger rattled off pins.
Against Tartan, it would be a closer match, but the Royals again dominated the Titans. Braun opened with another fall as did Bents, Johnson, Zamorano, Sieczkowski, Omar Abdelal and Tokin, and Ethan Chaney won a close 6-2 decision. Along with Gavin Wilson earning his first career varsity victory, Rinehart and Hockenberger took forfeit victories in their final home matches as Royals.
For the Junior Varsity, Wilson, Gais Algazi, Tyler Higa, Dave Hawley and Karter Kirby won matches and Josh Williams and Blake Tinsley won two matches on the night. Congrats to senior Dave Hawley for winning his final home match in a Woodbury singlet.
On Saturday, the Suburban East Conference JV tournament will be held at Stillwater HS. Action starts at 10am.
The Woodbury Royals wrestlers took down Goodhue but couldn't get past #11AA Hutchinson or #10AA Princetonon Saturday at the Armstrong Duals.
Opening up against a tough Goodhue squad, Alex Braun again started the Royals out strong with a tough 7-3 decision. The Royals ratted off 4 straight bonus point wins with Brad Little's pin, and Will Bents, Cade Johnson and Jack Anderson winning major decisions. Woodbury took the final 6 bouts with Sebastian Zamorano, Omar Abdelal, Tre Hockenberger and Mason Barrows winning by fall, Nick Sieczkowski winning a technical fall and Denis Tokin taking a forfeit to round out the scoring in a 56-15 Woodbury victory.
Against Hutchinson, Braun opened with a fall and Bents, JOhnson and Sieczkowski joined the pin party. Omar Abdelal won by forfeit and Anderson continued his impressive day with a 10-6 win by decision. But Hutchinson took pins in the final 3 weights of the day to take a 42-33 victory from Woodbury.
In the final dual against Princeton, Braun bumped up a weight and eeked out a tough 10-8 decision to open Woodbury's scoring. Bents and Johnson won by pin, Barrows and Tokin took forfeits and Zamorano won an impressive 5-0 decision, but it was not enough as Princeton took the dual 42-30.
Winning matches for the JV were Gais Algazi, Logan Ryan, Stanley Iturrino, Dave Hawley, Caleb Howe, Ethan Chaney, Blake Tinsley and Gavin Wilson.
This week, we honor our seniors on Thursday night in a home quadrangular against Tartan, Cretin-Derham Hall and Harding. Action starts at 4:30pm. Join us in celebrating for Senior Night!
On Saturday, the Suburban East Conference JV tournament will be run at Stillwater HS. Action starts at 10:00am.
Congrats to Allen Mancera on reaching the 9th Grade State Tournament. Allen went 0-2 on Saturday at Champlin Park HS in the 189 bracket but we'd like to congratulate him on a great season!
The Royals wrestlers took care of business against Roseville and got corralled by #1 AA Simley Thursday night in a triangular at Roseville High School.
Against the Raiders, Woodbury took 11 of 14 matches, including five forfeit victories. Royals winning matches include Alex Braun (fall), Brad Little (fall), Will Bents (fall), Tre Hockenberger (fall), Mason Barrows (fall) and Denis Tokin (fall). Royals win the dual 66-12.
Woodbury then took on the top-ranked Spartans, who had a lineup riddled with ranked wrestlers from top to bottom. Royals winning matches against Simley include Will Bents (major decision) and Denis Tokin (fall), with the final score ending in favor of Simley at 64-10.
For the Junior Varsity, winning bouts on the night include Ethan Chaney (2-0), Caleb Howe (1-1), Blake Tinsley (1-0), Gais Algazi (1-1), Jack Anderson (1-0), Stanley Iturrino (1-1) and Dave Hawley (2-0).
Woodbury travels to Robbinsdale Armstrong on Saturday morning for the annual Armstrong Duals. Woodbury will face Goodhue, #10 AA Princeton and #11 AA Hutchinson. Action starts at 9:00am.
A number of middle school and 9th grade wrestlers participated in 9th grade sections at Chisago Lakes HS on Tuesday, with Allen Mancera taking 2nd place and advancing to the 9th Grade State Tournament.
Results from Tuesday: Tyler Higa (0-2), Dino Tokin (0-2), Kaiden Kirby (1-2), Gais Algazi (1-2), Jack Anderson (1-2) and Caleb Howe (2-2, taking 3rd place). Mancera went 4-1 and took home 2nd place at 189 pounds.
Mancera advances the the MNGWL State Tournament, held on Saturday, February 1 at Champlin Park HS. Wrestling starts at 8:30am.
It came down to the final match again Thursday night as the Mustangs of Mounds View edged the Woodbury Royals 37-36 in an SEC bout.
Taking pins on the night were Alex Braun, Will Bents, Sebastian Zamorano, Tre Hockenberger and Mason Barrows; Cade Johnson also took a forfeit victory.
For the junior varsity, Tyler Higa had two wins on the night and Logan Ryan, Gavin Wilson and Ethan Chaney also picked up victories.
Up next for Woodbury, they travel to Roseville Area HS on Thursday for a triangular against the Raiders and #1AA Simley. Wrestling starts Thursday at 4:30pm. On Saturday, February 1, the Royals head to Robbinsdale for the Armstrong Duals. Teams participating include Armstrong, Delano, Eastview, Faribault, Goodhue, Hutchinson, Mahtomedi, Maple Grove, Mounds View, Princeton, Rogers and South St Paul. Action starts at 9:00am.
As a team, the Royals took 4th place at Eastview on Saturday, with Alex Braun taking home another championship. Taking 2nd were Will Bents, Sebastian Zamorano, Mason Barrows and Denis Tokin. At the time of print, JV results had not been tabulated and will be posted when received.
On the varsity side, 19 wrestlers took the mat and 12 placed. Placing for the Royals: Braun-1st, Bents-2nd, Cade Johnson-4th, Zamorano-2nd, Nick Sieczkowski-5th, Omar Abdelal-4th, Ahmed Abdelal-6th, Tre Hockenberger-3rd, Barrows-2nd, Ethan Chaney-4th, Tokin-2nd and Trenton Willner-6th. Congrats to Will Bents for getting his 75th career win over the weekend!
This week, many wrestlers will participate in the 9th Grade Sections at Chisago Lakes HS on Tuesday afternoon. On Thursday, the Royals will host Mounds View for Parent Night at Woodbury HS. JV starts at 5:30pm with varsity slated to start at 7:00pm.