PARK RAPIDS – Despite two pins apiece by Robby Sherk and Wrigley Clark and two wins by Lucas Kritzeck, the Park Rapids wrestling team dropped a pair of dual meets at the Century School gym on Thursday, Feb. 3.
The Panthers had to forfeit six matches in a 48-36 loss to Hibbing and a 52-27 loss to Frazee, which defeated Hibbing 39-33 in the other match.
Against Hibbing, the Panthers built a 36-12 lead before having to forfeit the final six matches. Sherk had eight takedowns in building a 17-5 advantage before recording a pin at the 2:32 mark at 106 pounds, Clark posted a pin in 1:39 at 120, Henry Thorson had a pin in 1:02 at 132, Jarrett Galzki used four takedowns to build an 8-3 advantage before recording a pin in 3:48 at 138, Andrew Johanning received a forfeit win at 145 and Kritzeck had a pin in 1:26 at 152 as Park Rapids controlled the early matches.
Frazee trailed 21-16 before using six forfeits to rally past the Panthers. A pair of takedowns, a nearfall and a reversal gave Sherk a 9-3 lead before ending the 106-pound match with a pin at the 4:13 mark. After Aiden Maanum received a forfeit at 113, Clark’s pin in 1:12 gave Park Rapids an 18-0 advantage. After Frazee cut the gap to 18-16 by winning the next three matches, Kritzeck used a pair of takedowns and a reversal for a 6-0 minor decision at 145. Six forfeits gave the Hornets a 52-21 advantage before D’Andre Johnson received a forfeit win at 285.
Park Rapids fell to 8-13 in dual meets while Frazee improved to 9-8. The split gave Hibbing a 7-11 record.
Hibbing 48, Park Rapids 36
106: Robby Sherk, PR, pinned Emma Platt 2:32. 113: Christian Jelle, H, pinned Aiden Maanum 3:12. 120: Wrigley Clark, PR, pinned Gabe Martin 1:39. 126: Ethan Roy, H, pinned Kaleb Stearns 4:50. 132: Henry Thorson, PR, pinned Jacoby Ekenem 1:02. 138: Jarrett Galzki, PR, pinned Luke Tichy 3:48. 145: Andrew Johanning, PR, won by forfeit. 152: Lucas Kritzeck, PR, pinned Preston Thronson 1:26. 160: Bryson Larrabee, H, won by forfeit. 170: Cooper Hendrickson, H, won by forfeit. 182: Thomas Hagen, H, won by forfeit. 195: Drew Shay, H, won by forfeit. 220: Ian Larrabee, H, won by forfeit. 285: Wylder Powers, H, won by forfeit.
Frazee 52, Park Rapids 27
106: Robby Sherk, PR, pinned Cash Osterman 4:13. 113: Aiden Maanum, PR, won by forfeit. 120: Wrigley Clark, PR, pinned Sebastian Sonnenberg 1:12. 126: Brady Borah, F, pinned Henry Thorson 4:21. 132: Bailey Piechel, F, 18-2 technical fall over Jarrett Galzki 6:41. 138: Tyler Moe, F, 18-2 technical fall over Andrew Johanning 5:04. 145: Lucas Kritzeck, PR, minor decision over Josh Mellema 6-0. 152: Jake Nagel, F, won by forfeit. 160: Max Rue, F, won by forfeit. 170: Jack Graham, F, won by forfeit. 182: Dan Graham, F, won by forfeit. 195: Weston Mickelson, F, won by forfeit. 220: Byron Kropuenske, F, won by forfeit. 285: D’Andre Johnson, PR, won by forfeit.