Warriors pin way to pair of victories
The United North Central wrestling team improved to 5-12 in dual meets with a 52-30 win over Mahnomen/Waubun Tuesday night and a 42-27 victory over Walker-Hackensack-Akeley/Nevis Jan. 18 at Walker.
In the win over Mahnomen/Waubun, Hunter Skaro at 106 pounds, Ethan Trout at 126, Torrey Carlson at 145, Gator Bettin at 182 and Jared Seibert at 285 recorded pins while Eion Ness recorded a 9-0 major decision at 138. Hank Tellers (at 113), Toby Hintzman (at 160) and Dakota Meech (at 170) received forfeits.
Hank Tellers (at 113), Isaac Tellers (at 120), Hintzman (at 160), Meech (at 170) and Seibert (at 285) had pins for the Warriors in the win over WHAN. Dominick Fuller posted an 11-7 minor decision at 132 and Carlson posted a 6-3 minor decision at 145 while Skaro received a forfeit win at 106 to round out UNC's scoring. Dillon McGee's 9-4 decision at 138 and Kyle Schmidt's pin at 220 led the Wolves, who fell to 4-6 in dual meets.
UNC 52, Mahnomen/Waubun 30
106: Hunter Skaro, UNC, pinned Will Olson 3:12. 113: Hank Tellers, UNC, won by forfeit. 120: Garret Elynck, MW, won by forfeit. 126: Ethan Trout, UNC, pinned Kris Cukla 5:26. 132: Sam Olson, MW, pinned Dominick Fuller 3:34. 138: Eion Ness, UNC, major decision over Adam Syverson 9-0. 145: Torrey Carlson, UNC, pinned Blake Gerey :40. 152: Chase Dorman, MW, pinned Bridger Bettin 5:27. 160: Toby Hintzman, UNC, won by forfeit. 170: Dakota Meech, UNC, won by forfeit. 182; Gator Bettin, UNC, pinned Chandler Lacey 3:26. 195: Shae Yates, MW, won by forfeit. 220: Nick Podlack, MW, pinned Brock Kako 3:33. 285: Jared Seibert, UNC, pinned Logan Bendrickson :17.
UNC 42, WHAN 27
106: Hunter Skaro, UNC, won by forfeit. 113: Hank Tellers, UNC, pinned Gavin Damar 3:03. 120: Isaac Tellers, UNC, pinned Jordan Louis 1:24. 126: Steven Hausken, WHAN, pinned Ethan Trout 4:10. 132: Dominick Fuller, UNC, minor decision over Zach Stevensen 11-7. 138: Dillon McGee, WHAN, minor decision over Eion Ness. 145: Torrey Carlson, UNC, minor decision over Tyler Hausken 6-3. 152: Drew Erickson, WHAN, minor decision over Grider Bettin 10-8. 160: Toby Hintzman, UNC, pinned Joe Neil Wiley :27. 170: Dakota Meech, UNC, pinned Colton Jacob 1:02. 182: Austin Smith, WHAN, minor decision over Gator Bettin 4-3. 195: Kolby Hamblin, WHAN, won by forfeit. 220: Kyle Schmidt, WHAN, pinned Brock Kako :51. 285: Jared Seibert, UNC, pinned Liam Andress :36.
Warriors win two duals at Menahga
The Warriors defeated Deer River and United Clay Becker and lost to Roseau in a quadrangular meet at Menahga on Jan. 12.
UNC defeated Deer River 45-25 and United Clay Becker 35-34 on criteria and dropped a 40-36 decision to Roseau.
Against UCB, Ethan Hendrickson posted a 14-1 major decision at 106 pounds, Hank Tellers posted a 2-1 minor decision at 113, Ness recorded a pin in 1:58 at 138, Bridger Bettin posted a 14-7 decision at 152, Hintzman recorded a pin in 1:45 at 160, Meech posted a 7-2 decision at 170, Gator Bettin prevailed 6-4 at 195 and Seibert recorded a pin at 285 to tie the match at 34-34. The Warriors were awarded the win by winning eight of the 14 matches.
Hendrickson (106), Hank Tellers (113), Tucker Holmer (120), Ness (138) and Hintzman (170) received forfeits while Seibert recorded a pin in 22 seconds at 285 to lead the Warriors in the loss to Roseau, which had four pins, a forfeit win, two minor decisions and a major decision.
UNC relied on pins by Trout in 3:30 at 132, Carlson in 5:09 at 145, Bridger Bettin in :45 at 152, Meech in 1:11 at 160 and Brock Kako in 3:00 at 220 to defeat Deer River. Gator Bettin added a 3-1 decision at 182 while Hintzman (at 170) and Seibert (at 285) received forfeits.