DETROIT LAKES – The United North Central wrestling team closed out the regular season by winning three matches at the Detroit Lakes quadrangular on Feb. 8.
The Warriors improved to 18-8 in dual meets by defeating United Clay Becker 64-18, Detroit Lakes 46-18 and Badger-Greenbush-Middle River 42-33.
In the win over UCB, the Warriors won the first nine matches in building a 52-0 advantage as Levi Olson at 106 pounds, Fordyce Johnson at 113, Wyatt Olson at 132, Dylan Rasmussen at 138, Ethan Hendrickson at 145 and Hank Tellers at 152 recorded pins. Zach Hendrickson at 120 and Eion Ness at 160 received forfeits while Aaron Lake had an 11-3 major decision at 126. Torrey Carlson at 195 and Cooper Hasbargen at 220 also received forfeits.
Wins in the first four matches gave the Warriors a 21-0 lead to set the tone in the win over Detroit Lakes. Olson’s forfeit win at 160, Johnson’s 11-5 decision at 113, Zach Hendrickson’s pin at 120 and Lake’s win by default at 126 gave UNC the early lead. After Ethan Hendrickson’s 10-0 major decision at 145 and Teller’s 2-0 minor decision at 152, pins by Mason Plautz at 170 and Shawn Hendrickson at 182 and minor decisions by Carlson at 195 and Hasbargen at 220 finished off that win.
The Warriors used five forfeits to defeat BGMR in a battle of Section 8A rivals. Pins by Johnson at 113 and Tellers at 160 along with forfeits to Lake at 126, Dylan Rasmussen at 138, Riley Livingston at 145, Ethan Hendrickson at 152 and Ness at 170 gave UNC a 42-15 lead before BGMR won the final four matches.
UCB fell to 3-9, Detroit Lakes dropped to 15-14 and BGMR fell to 6-10.
The Warriors were rated No. 10 in this week’s state Class A poll with Ethan Hendrickson (No. 2 at 145), Tellers (No. 9 at 152), Ness (No. 4 at 160), Carlson (No. 6 at 195) and Marcus Peterson (No. 7 at 285) making the top 10 as individuals.
United North Central 64, United Clay Becker 18
106: Levi Olson, UNC, pinned Kody Johnson 4:55. 113: Fordyce Johnson, UNC, pinned Tristin Storm :27. 120: Zach Hendrickson, UNC, won by forfeit. 126: Aaron Lake, UNC, major decision over Taylor Johnson 11-3. 132: Wyatt Olson, UNC, pinned Jackson Mikklesen 4:39. 138: Dylan Rasmussen, UNC, pinned Oliver Mikklesen 4:05. 145: Ethan Hendrickson, UNC, pinned Kamron Smith 1:23. 152: Hank Tellers, UNC, pinned Ethan Anderson :53. 160: Eion Ness, UNC, won by forfeit. 170: Carston Hamre, UCB, pinned Mason Plautz 2:48. 182: Zeke Noel, UCB, pinned Shawn Hendrickson 3:04. 195: Torrey Carlson, UNC, won by forfeit. 220: Cooper Hasbargen, UNC, won by forfeit. 285: Wyatt Dunham, UCB, pinned Marcus Peterson 5:28.
United North Central 46, Detroit Lakes 18
106: Levi Olson, UNC, won by forfeit. 113: Fordyce Johnson, UNC, minor decision over Mason Mallo 11-5. 120: Zach Hendrickson, UNC, pinned Leroy Lacrosse 5:29. 126: Aaron Lake, UNC, over Cole Weber by default. 132: Cody Bartnes, DL, over Spencer Erickson by default. 138: Bradley Swiers, DL, minor decision over Dylan Rasmussen 5-0. 145: Ethan Henrickson, UNC, major decision over Tyson Ullyott 10-0. 152: Hank Tellers, UNC, minor decision over Cade Okeson 2-0. 160: Cade Jackson, DL, minor decision over Eion Ness 2-0 (ot). 170: Mason Plautz, UNC, pinned Cailen Abraham 1:31. 182: Shawn Hendrickson, UNC, pinned Charlie Zok 5:08. 195: Torrey Carlson, UNC, minor decision over Connor Zamzo 4-0. 220: Cooper Hasbargen, UNC, minor decision over Tynan Simpson 2-0. 285: Jeffrey Moen, DL, pinned Marcus Peterson 4:20.
United North Central 42, Badger-Greenbush-Middle River 33
106; Emmitt Isane, BGMR, minor decision over Levi Olson 4-2. 113: Fordyce Johnson, UNC, pinned Owen Lund 3:40. 120: Christian Berg, BGMR, pinned Zach Hendrickson 1:31. 126: Aaron Lake, UNC, won by forfeit. 132: Brogan Beito, BGMR, pinned Spencer Erickson 1:18. 138: Dylan Rasmussen, UNC, won by forfeit. 145: Riley Livingston, UNC, won by forfeit. 152: Ethan Hendrickson, UNC, won by forfeit. 160: Hank Tellers, UNC, pinned Damion Hanson 1:14. 170: Eion Ness, UNC, won by forfeit. 182: Ethan Waage, BGMR, minor decision over Shawn Hendrickson 8-7. 195: Caleb Vacura, BGMR, minor decision over Torrey Carlson 10-7. 220: Damion Tuura, BGMR, pinned Cooper Hasbargen 4:48. 285; Nathan Waage, BGMR, pinned Marcus Peterson 5:49.