Eagle wrestlers on a hot streak
The New York Mills wrestling team is on a roll, winners of six straight duals, and just in time. Two tough tests are coming up on the schedule when the Eagles will face Perham and Border West.
The sixth straight victim to the surging Eagles was Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale. NY Mills got up early and held on for a 10-point victory, 41-31.
Pins at 106 and 113 by Jeremiah Harper (1:38) and Shane Novak (1:41) gave the Eagles a 12-0 lead.
Austin Haman dropped a close decision to Marshal Willis, 4-3, but was followed by pins by fellow NY Mills' teammates Tyler Ehnert (3:23) and Andrew Perala (3:22) for a big 24-3 advantage after five matches.
Josh Weekley pinned Eagles' 138-pounder Taylor Ericksrud (3:39) to cut the NY Mills head start to 24-9, but Maison Roberts, 145 pounds, answered by defeating Dakota Finck by technical fall at 5:05 for a 29-9 team lead.
The Eagles' final points came from Michael Meyer, who had the fastest pin of the dual, taking out Colton Mayer, 170 pounds, in only 30 seconds.
At 152 pounds, Gunner Flynn pinned his opponent Brady Baker at 2:30.
106: Jeremiah Harper (NYM) won by fall over Nick Pederson 1:38.
NYM 6, BHV 0
113: Shane Novak (NYM) won by fall over Justin Gordon 1:41.
NYM 12, BHV 0
120: Marshal Willis 4-3 decision over Austin Haman (NYM).
NYM 12, BHV 3
126: Tyler Ehnert (NYM) won by fall over Ethan Kimber 3:23.
NYM 18, BHV 3
132: Andrew Perala (NUM) won by fall over Andrew Cihlar 3:22.
NYM 24, BHV 3
138: Josh Weekley won by fall over Taylor Ericksrud (NYM) 3:39.
NYM 24, BHV 9
145: Maison Roberts (NYM) won by technical fall over Dakota Finck 5:05.
NYM 29, BHV 9
152: Gunner Flynn (NYM) won by fall over Brady Baker 2:30.
NYM 35, BHV 9
160: Nick Bennett won by major decision over Brian Pyle (NYM) 8-0.
NYM 35, BHV 13
170: Michael Meyer (NYM) on by fall over Colton Mayer 0:30.
NYM 41, BHV 13
182: Dylan card defeated Noah Pesola (NYM) by decision 7-4.
NYM 41, BHV 16
195: Andrew Bounds won by fall over Cole Grabow (NYM) 1:12.
NYM 41, BHV 22
220: Dalton Baker won by decision over Max Carlson 7-2.
NYM 41, BHV 25
285: Collin Turchin won by forfeit.
Final: NYM 41, BHV 31