Panthers drop duals to Rebels, Prowlers
Ashton Clark, Landen Burlingame, Zach Hocking and Dwayne Johnson picked up two wins each as the Park Rapids wrestling team dropped a pair of duals against Section 8AA opponents during a triangular meet at Thief River Falls Tuesday night.
Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton used two pins and four forfeits to spark a 46-24 victory over the Panthers in the first match while Thief River Falls relied on five pins and four forfeits for a 54-23 victory in the second match. TRF defeated D-G-F 42-20 in the final match.
In the match against D-G-F, Clark received a forfeit win at 120 pounds, Burlingame recorded a pin in 1:16 at 152, Hocking received a forfeit at 220 and Johnson recorded a pin in 2:55 at 285.
Clark used a takedown and a nearfall in each period for a 16-0 technical fall win at 120, Burlingame had four takedowns in a 10-8 minor decision at 152, Cody Dravis recorded a pin in 56 seconds at 182, Hocking used a third-period takedown to seal a 3-1 minor decision at 220 and Johnson received a forfeit at 285 in the loss to TRF.
Park Rapids fell to 4-8 in dual meets. Thief River Falls, which is rated No. 19 in the latest state class AA poll, improved to 10-8 while the split left D-G-F at 15-4.
D-G-F 46, Park Rapids 24
106: Jordan Summers, DGF, pinned Lucas Kritzeck 1:13. 113: Blake Bakken, DGF, won by forfeit. 120: Ashton Clark, PR, won by forfeit. 126: Zander Jensen, DGF, minor decision over Kobe Burton 7-1. 132: Matthew Pollock, DGF, won by forfeit. 138: Cade Sogge, DGF, won by forfeit. 145: Carter Schmidt, DGF, major decision over Joe Klein 16-5. 152: Landen Burlingame, PR, pinned Preston Johnson 1:16. 160: Logan Tucker, DGF, won by forfeit. 170: Carter Steen, DGF, pinned Dawson Roth 3:17. 182: Jacob Arends, DGF, minor decision over Cody Dravis 3-2. 195: Trevor Dufault, DGF, minor decision over Jack Hensel 6-1. 220: Zach Hocking, PR, won by forfeit. 285: Dwayne Johnson, PR, pinned Ryan Heidberg 2:55.
Thief River Falls 54, Park Rapids 23
106: Kale Geiser, TRF, pinned Lucas Kritzeck 5:12. 113: Cody Wienen, TRF, won by forfeit. 120: Ashton Clark, PR, 16-0 technical fall over Brandon Zuniga 5:28. 126: Cody Sele, TRF, pinned Kobe Burton 5:59. 132: Cade Lundeen, TRF, won by forfeit. 138: TRF, won by forfeit. 145: Jake Davis, TRF, pinned Joe Klein 1:48. 152: Landen Burlingame, PR, minor decision over Cole Johnson 10-8. 160: Kyle Miller, TRF, won by forfeit 170: Josh Bernier, TRF, pinned Dawson Roth :23. 182: Cody Dravis, PR, pinned Mason Iverson :56. 195: Brenan Peralta, TRF, pinned Jack Hensel 4:40. 220: Zach Hocking, PR, minor decision over Connor Swanson 3-1. 285: Dwayne Johnson, PR, won by forfeit.