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Wrestling: Eagles dominate home quadrangular

Heavyweight Max Carlson won a 10-1 major decision over Fosston/Bagley's Luke Juve. Robert Williams/FOCUS1 / 3
Gunner Flynn throws F/B's Wyatt Lafriniere. Flynn won a 9-7 decision. Robert Williams/FOCUS2 / 3
Andrew Perala pinned Ben Mary at 53 seconds. Robert Williams/FOCUS3 / 3

NEW YORK MILLS -- The New York Mills wrestling team got their season off to a strong start sweeping all three matches at their home opener quadrangular Friday. The Eagles defeated United Clay-Becker 64-15, Staples-Motley 48-6 and Fosston/Bagley 49-24.

113-pound Jeremiah Harper was 3-0 with two pins and a 7-0 decision.

No. 1-ranked 120-pounder Shane Novak did not get a match and had a long evening uncontested with three forfeits.

Austin Haman won by decision three times, once by major, a 10-1 victory over UCB's Jimmy Kohler at 126 pounds.

Andrew Perala scored two wins by fall at 138 pounds.

At 160, Gunner Flynn went undefeated pinning Chance Lefebvre, of UCB, at 0:51 and winning a close 9-7 decision over F/B's Wyatt Lafriniere. Flynn was up 7-2 early and held on for the win. His third match was a forfeit.

Noah Pesola, ranked No. 6 at 182 pounds, won by forfeit, pinned UCB's Alex Lindsay at 3:48 and won a 10-7 decision over Jordan Helman, of Staples-Motley.

At 195, No. 10-ranked Tyler Patron got one match and won a 9-4 decision over Zach Como, of Fosston/Bagley, in a match he controlled from the start.

Max Carlson, the Eagles No. 7-ranked heavyweight had a strong night at the anchor position. Carlson won a major decision, 10-1, over F/B's Luke Juve. Carlson led 2-0 after the first, 5-0 after the second. Against UCB, Carlson pinned Zach Svare at 2:20.

New York Mills Quadrangular

Friday, Dec. 7.

New York Mills 49 Fosston/Bagley 24

106 Lane Olso (FB) Won by Forfeit

113 Jeremiah Harper (NYM) Fall Tristen Molden (FB) 1:27

120 Shane Novak (NYM) Won by Forfeit

126 Austin Haman (NYM) Dec. Roman Bode (FB) 6-2

132 Tyler Ehnert (NYM) Fall Gabe Hanson (FB) 2:28

138 Andrew Perala (NYM) Fall Ben Mary (FB) :53

145 Taylor Ericksrud (NYM) Fall Sam Manecke (FB) 1:18

152 Alexi Bode (FB) Fall Brian Pyle (NYM) 3:35

160 Gunner Flynn (NYM) Dec. Wyatt Lafriniere (FB) 9-7

170 Nick Vig (FB) Fall Sam Erckenbrak (NYM) 5:30

182 Noah Pesola (NYM) Won by Forfeit

195 Tyler Patron (NYM) Dec. Zach Como (FB) 9-4

220 Jordan Murphy (FB) Fall Cole Grabow (NYM) 2:37

285 Max Carlson (NYM) Maj. Dec. Luke Juve (FB) 10-1

New York Mills 64 United Clay Becker 15

106 Riley Byklum (UCB) Fall Nick Hendrickx (NYM) 2:55

113 Jeremiah Harper (NYM) Fall Brady Mann (UCB) 1:03

120 Shane Novak (NYM) Won by Forfeit

126 Austin Haman (NYM) Maj. Dec. Jimmy Kohler (UCB) 10-1

132 Tyler Ehnert (NYM) Won by Forfeit

138 Andrew Perala (NYM) Fall Nick Wamre (UCB) 1:23

145 Mason Swegarden (UCB) Dec Taylor Ericksrud (NYM) 6-0

152 Brian Pyle (NYM) Won by Forfeit

160 Gunner Flynn (NYM) Fall Chance Lefebvre (UCB) :51

170 Sam Erckenbrack (NYM) Fall Dylan Larson (UCB) 1:58

182 Noah Pesola (NYM) fall Alex Lindsay (UCB) 3:48

195 Tyler Patron (NYM) Won by Forfeit

220 Matt Pepper (UCB) Won by Forfeit

285 Max Carlson (NYM) Fall Zach Svare (UCB) 2:20

New York Mills 48 Staples-Motley 6

106 Double Forfeit

113 Jeremiah Harper (NYM) Dec. Alex Erpelding (SM) 7-0

120 Shane Novak (NYM) Won by Forfeit

126 Austin Haman (NYM) Dec. Jake Swensrud (SM) 6-0

132 Blake Miller (SM) Dec. Tyler Ehnert (NYM) 5-1

138 Andrew Perala (NYM) Won by Forfeit

145 Josh Becker (SM) Dec. Taylor Ericksrud (NYM) 8-1

152 Kacee Skoog (NYM) Dec. Tyler Pogreba (SM) 11-6

160 Gunner Flynn (NYM) Won by Forfeit

170 Sam Erckenbrack (NYM) Fall Nick Jennings (SM) 3:53

182 Noah Pesola (NYM) Dec. Jordan Heldman (SM) 10-7

195 Cole Grabow (NYM) Fall Mike Beach (SM) no time given

220 Max Carlson (NYM) Won by Forfeit

285 Double Forfeit

Match statistics courtesy of

Robert Williams

Sports Editor at the Detroit Lakes Tribune. Williams worked prior as the Sports Editor in Perham for the Focus, a Forum Communications newspaper, from 2010-14. 

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