Five Park Rapids wrestlers earn all-conference honors
Five Park Rapids wrestlers received all-conference honors as the Panthers went 2-3 at Friday's Mid-State Conference dual-meet tournament at Staples.
Ashton Clark went 5-0 at 113 pounds, Zach Hocking went 4-1 at 220 and Dwayne Johnson went 4-1 at 285 to earn all-conference honors while Cody Dravis (at 170) and Jack Hensel (at 182) both posted 4-1 records to earn all-conference honorable mention honors.
The Panthers opened with a 51-12 victory over Crosby-Ironton. Landen Burlingame (at 152), Dawson Roth (at 160), Dravis and Johnson recorded pins while Hensel posted a 5-1 minor decision. Lucas Kritzeck (at 106), Clark, Kobe Burton (at 120) and Hocking received forfeits.
Clark, Dravis and Johnson recorded pins in a 48-30 loss to Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus. Burlingame added a 5-1 minor decision while Hensel posted a 4-0 decision.
Detroit Lakes relied on five pins and three forfeits to spark a 58-12 win over the Panthers. Clark's 8-2 decision, Kian Scott's pin at 195 and Johnson's 4-2 decision in overtime accounted for Park Rapids' three wins.
The Panthers won the final five matches to rally for a 43-30 win over Aitkin. Dravis, Scott, Hocking and Johnson recorded pins while Hensel prevailed 1-0 to rally Park Rapids down the stretch. Kritzeck and Burton also had pins while Clark added an 11-0 major decision.
Staples-Motley won five straight matches to build a 30-12 lead before holding on for a 36-33 victory. Clark and Burton had pins early while Dravis, Hensel and Hocking recorded pins. Johnson's 4-2 minor decision ended the dual as the Panthers fell to 6-11 on the season.
Detroit Lakes went 5-0 with wins over Aitkin (57-15), C-I (69-9), PL/PRB (59-12) and Staples-Motley (55-15) while PL/PRB finished with a 4-1 record for second place and Staples-Motley went 3-2 to place third. Aitkin finished at 1-4 while C-I went 0-5 to trail the Panthers in the team standings.
Clark is rated No. 3 at 113 and Dravis is rated No. 5 at 170 in the latest state Class AA poll. Detroit Lakes is rated No. 21 among Class AA teams.
Park Rapids 51, Crosby-Ironton 12
106: Lucas Kritzeck, PR, won by forfeit. 113: Ashton Clark, PR, won by forfeit. 120: Kobe Burton, PR, won by forfeit. 126: Double forfeit. 132: Double forfeit. 138: Jake Klancher, CI, pinned Joe Klein 1:54. 145: Double forfeit. 152: Landen Burlingame, PR, pinned Josh Mienert 1:14. 160: Dawson Roth, PR, pinned Austin Johnson 1:28. 170: Cody Dravis, PR, pinned Zach Bennet :26. 182: Jack Hensel, PR, minor decision over Gabe Ryappy 5-1. 195: Tyler Eigerneer, CI, pinned Kian Scott 4:42. 220: Zach Hocking, PR, won by forfeit. 285: Dwayne Johnson,PR, pinned Kyle Blazev 1:16.
PL/PRB 48, Park Rapids 30
106: Riley Wilson, PLPRB, pinned Lucas Kritzeck 2:41. 113: Ashton Clark, PR, pinned Evan Koering 1:05. 120: Addisuone Harrington, PLPRB, pinned Kobe Burton 1:05. 126: Finnegan O'Dell, PLPRB, won by forfeit. 132: Zach Tulenchik, PLPRB, won by forfeit. 138: Jake Poehler, PLPRB, pinned Joe Klein 1:59. 145: Landen Burlingame, PR, minor decision over Harley Large 5-1. 152: Peter Koering, PLPRB, won by forfeit. 160: Tim Ryan, PLPRB, pinned Dawson Roth 2:25. 170: Cody Dravis, PR, pinned David Shepard :28. 182: Jack Hensel, PR, minor decision over Keenan Dahl 4-0. 195: Josh Pettit, PLRPB, pinned Kian Scott 5:05. 220: Zach Hocking, PR, won by forfeit. 285: Dwayne Johnson, PR, pinned Michael Reynolds :34.
Detroit Lakes 58, Park Rapids 12
106: Cade Jackson, DL, pinned Lucas Kritzeck 1:15. 113: Ashton Clark, PR, minor decision over Brody Eliot 8-2 120: Blaine Henderson, DL, pinned Kobe Burton :43. 126: Blake Weber, DL, won by forfeit. 132: Payton Jackson, DL, won by forfeit. 138: Thad Schlauderaff, DL, pinned Joe Klein 3:18. 145: Fabyon Greer, DL, minor decision over Landen Burlingame 7-2. 152: Austin Baker, DL, won by forfeit. 160: Isaiah Thompson, DL, pinned Dawson Roth :47. 170: Brayden Ortloff, DL, major decision over Cody Dravis 16-6. 182: Noah Olds, DL, pinned Jack Hensel 3:50. 195: Kian Scott, PR, pinned Andrew Anette 2:38. 220: Jorden Skadsen, DL, minor decision over Zach Hocking 2-1 (ot). 285; Dwayne Johnson, PR, minor decision over Charles Barnett 4-2 (ot).
Park Rapids 43, Aitkin 30
106: Lucas Kritzeck, PR, pinned Hayden Workman :25. 113: Ashton Clark, PR, major decision over Carson Kullhem 11-0. 120: Kobe Burton, PR, pinned Nathan Rom 1:57. 126: Tyler Decent, A, won by forfeit. 132: Jack Gravelle, A, won by forfeit. 138: Luke Pelarski, A, minor decision over Joe Klein 10-9. 145: Tyler Spolarich, A, minor decision over Landen Burlingame 8-3. 152: Carter Endrizzi, A, won by forfeit. 160: Quin MIller, A, pinned Dawson Roth :31. 170: Cody Dravis, PR, pinned Jack Workman 1:35. 182: Jack Hensel, PR, minor decision over Cedric Farnsworth 1-0. 195: Kian Scott, PR, pinned Preston Carlson 1:19. 220: Zach Hocking, PR, pinned Andrew Eklund 3:54. 285; Dwayne Johnson, PR, pinned Craig Ashton :16.
Staples-Motley 36, Park Rapids 33
106: Payton Bjerga, SM, minor decision over Lucas Kritzeck 6-2. 113: Ashton Clark, PR, pinned Sam Jennissen 1:28. 120: Kobe Burton, PR, pinned Connor Dobson 5:27. 126: Brayden Christensen, SM, won by forfeit. 132: Owen Bjerga, SM, won by forfeit. 138: Spencer Miller, SM, pinned Joe Klein 1:16. 145: Ryan Gerard, SM, minor decision over Landen Burlingame 8-2. 152; Double forfeit. 160: Gordon Enyart, SM, pinned Dawson Roth 1:36. 170: Cody Dravis, PR, pinned Jonathon Lisson 1:04. 182: Jack Hensel, PR, pinned James Ehresman 3:23. 195: Brayden Tyrell, SM, pinned Kian Scott :48. 220: Zach Hocking, PR, pinned Shane Guggenberger 4:28. 285: Dwayne Johnson, PR, minor decision over Kyle Serich 4-2.