Booge, Kyllonen place third at conference tournament
Park Rapids’ Nolan Booge and John Kyllonen finished third in the inaugural Heart O’Lakes and Mid-State Conference wrestling tournament last Friday and Saturday at Staples.
Booge finished third at 126 pounds and Kyllonen finished third at 182 pounds to lead the Panthers to 10th place in this 13-team tournament. Perham edged Frazee for the team title with 207 points.
Keith McDaniel placed fifth at 195 and Cody Dravis placed sixth at 145 for the Panthers, who had only seven wrestlers compete. Zach Nelson at 152, Logan Veo at 220 and Chris Baxter at 285 were the Panthers’ other wrestlers.
Team scores: Perham 207, Frazee 204.50, Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus 177, Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton 107, Detroit Lakes 100, Pelican Rapids 99.50, Barnesville 95, United Clay Becker 70, Crosby-Ironton 64, Park Rapids 58, Staples-Motley 43, Breckenridge 40, Wadena-Deer Creek 29.
106: Anthony Phillipson, PLPRB, minor decision over Caleb Krietter, CI, 2-1. 113: Tanner Reetz, F, minor decision over Danny Franco, Pelican, 7-1. 120: Conrad Kondos, Breck, minor decision over Chase Curtis, P, 5-0. 126: Sam Pirotta, P, minor decision over Grant Jepson, F, 3-1. 132: Austin Skillings, F, minor decision over Kyler Votava, Barnes, 3-2. 138: Alex Johnson, DGF, minor decision over Robert Mazariegos, Pelican, 13-6. 145: Mason Swegarden, UCB, minor decision over Colin Nietzke, P, 4-0. 152: Nick Gravdahl, PLPRB, minor decision over Parker Jackson, DL, 19-12. 160: Patrick Glynn, P, pinned Ozzy Miller, PLPRB, 5:44. 170: Jonah Lange, UCB, pinned Cole Schmitz, P, 4:45. 182: Kody VanDeneykel, F, minor decision over William Parks, P, 1-0. 195: Justin Mackenthun, PLPRB, minor decision over Dana Berg, Barnes, 9-3. 220: Eddie Ramos, Pelican, minor decision over Kirby Siewert, DL, 7-5. 285: Garrett Malstrom, F, minor decision over Jared Adkins, PLPRB, 1-0.
Park Rapids results
Nolan Booge (126): pinned by Sam Pirotta, P, 3:47; pinned Logan Twigg, DL, 5:26; pinned Zac Anderson, Barnes, 1:56; pinned Alejandro Romero, Pelican, 2:54 (3rd).
Cody Dravis (145): pinned Devin Larson, Breck, 1:36; pinned by Colin Nietzke, P, :49; pinned Gabe Ryappy, CI, 1:27; pinned Jeremy Miller, SM, 1:25; lost minor decision to Devin Barthel, WDC, 12-5; pinned by Dillon Nichols, PLPRB, 1:54 (6th).
Zach Nelson (152): pinned by Nick Gravdahl, PLPRB, 3:08; won minor decision over Austin Koljonen, WDC, 8-1; pinned by Nick Wamre, UCB, 1:45.
John Kyllonen (182): won major decision over Maverick Brady, Barnes, 14-6; lost minor decision to William Parks, P, 4-2; won minor decision over Drew Peterson, SM, 1-0; won minor decision over Ben Martin, DGF, 3-1 (3rd).
Keith McDaniel (195): pinned by Dana Berg, Barnes, :51; pinned by Ryan Brandt, F, 1:48; won by default over Garrett Pemelton, DGF (5th).
Logan Veo (220): pinned by Cadel Roeder, PLPRB, 1:22; pinned by Caleb Monson, WDC, 4:25.
Chris Baxter (285): pinned by Brandon Monson, WDC, 4:00; pinned by Jesse Bucholz, P, 1:24.
West Central defeats Panthers
West Central Area won eight matches to hand the Panthers a 45-30 loss last Thursday night at Barrett.
Jared Sunram’s first-period pin at 113, Booge’s firsts-period pin at 132, Logan Johnson’s 9-7 overtime decision at 138 and Dravis’ 9-8 minor decision at 145 tied the match at 18-18 before Zach Tretbar’s first-period pin at 170 and Kyllonen’s second-period pin at 182 gave the Panthers a 30-27 lead.
WCA won the final three matches via pins to pull off the win and improve to 15-3 in dual meets.
The Panthers fell to 8-11 in duals.
West Central Area 45, Park Rapids 30
106: Jake Nohre, WCA, pinned Dawson Roth :23. 113: Jared Sunram, PR, pinned Levi Larkin 1:12. 120: Keaton Long, WCA, pinned Andrew Goltz :24. 126: Tyler Onstad, WCA, won by forfeit. 132: Nolan Booge, PR, pinned Wyatt Olson 1:13. 138: Logan Johnson, PR, minor decision over Jake Larkin 9-7 (ot). 145: Cody Dravis, PR, minor decision over Kyle Mickelson 9-8. 152: Royal Crow, WCA, minor decision over Justin Dravis 5-4. 160: Braeden Long, WCA, pinned Zach Nelson 5:47. 170: Zach Tretbar, PR, pinned Blake Amundson :50. 192: John Kyllonen, PR, pinned Sid Kamrath 3:32. 195: Hunter Fick, WCA, pinned Keith McDaniel :40. 220: TJ Waskosky, WCA, pinned Logan Veo 1:48. 285: Buzz Miller, WCA, pinned Chris Baxter 3:19.