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Wrestling: No. 10 Barnesville takes out Eagles 52-10

Kacee Skoog was one of three Eagles with victories in the loss to Barnesville Thursday. Photo by Robert Williams/FOCUS

BARNESVILLE -- The defending Section 6A champion Barnesville Trojans backed up their No. 10-A ranking with a 52-10 victory at home over New York Mills Thursday evening.

The Trojans remain undefeated in duals this season at 15-0, 7-0 in the section.

The Eagles are no slouch. They hold an overall record of 9-4 and 4-2 in section meets.

Border West is the only other undefeated team in 6A with a record of 4-0. The Bucs are 7-1 overall.

At Barnesville, No. 10-A Kacee Skoog continues to be one of the Eagles most consistent wrestlers taking a 3-1 decision over Jace Nosal at 152 pounds.

Skoog's victory was the first of the evening and erased the goose egg on the board as the Eagles were down big early 34-3.

No. 9-A Noah Pesola won by major decision and shutout in an 8-0 victory over Dana Berg at 182 pounds.

No. 8-A Tyler Patron won his 195-pound match over Maverick Brady by decision. A match score was not reported.

Other ranked results were:

No. 5-A 22-pounder Kyle Johnson defeated No. 8-A 285-pound Max Carlson of New York Mills 5-1.

Barnesville's No. 9 120-pounder Stuart Brandt defeated Austin Haman by major decision 12-4.

No. 1 Shane Novak wrestled up at 126 pounds and lost a 3-2 decision to Kyler Votava.

Barnesville 52 New York Mills 10

106- Brady Tweeton (Bar) fall over Nick Hendrickx (NYM)

113- Zach Anderson (Bar) fall over Taylor Thompson (NYM)

120- Stuart Brandt (Bar) maj dec Austin Haman (NYM) 12-4

126- Kyler Votava (Bar) dec Shane Novak (NYM) 3-2

132- Ty Hutchins (Bar) -- forfeit

138- Rylee Anderson (Bar) dec Andrew Perala (NYM)

145- Alex Trowbridge (Bar) fall over Taylor Ericksrud (NYM)

152- Kacee Skoog (NYM) dec Jace Nosal (Bar) 3-1

160- Hunter Olson (Bar) dec Brian Pyle (NYM)

170- Isaac Goedtke (Bar) fall over Sam Erckenbrack (NYM)

182- Noah Pesola (NYM) maj dec Dana Berg (Bar) 8-0

195- Tyler Patron (NYM) dec Maverick Brady (Bar)

220- Kyle Johnson (Bar) dec Max Carlson (NYM) 5-1

285- Alec Wheelright (Bar) -- forfeit

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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