BLUE EARTH - The defending Class A state champion and No. 1-ranked Jackson County Central Huskies' wrestling team won eight matches, six by fall, to win a 45-28 nonconference dual-meet wrestling victory over the Blue Earth Area Bucs on Friday night in Blue Earth.
The Huskies started out the meet strong, pinning each of their first four opponents.
JCC's Dalton Wagner pinned Adam Legred in the 106-pound match at 1:04, followed by Ryker Vanderwoude, who pinned Wyatt Tungland at 1:33 at 113.
Kyle Edlin pinned Camden Bowers in the final second of the first period in the 120-pound match for the Huskies.
JCC's Jordan Biehn, who's ranked No. 7 at 120, held on for the victory at 126, pinning Camden Bowers with just 46 seconds remaining in the match.
The Bucs' Jordan Stelter claimed the first team points at 132 pounds when he pinned Dakota Rossow in 2:33.
JCC's Elliott Jurries, who holds the No. 1 spot at 132, pinned Mike Ankeny in 42 seconds during 138-pound action.
BEA's Jesse Alleven followed with a 15-4 major decision over Dylan Riggle at 145.
The Huskies' Luke Norland, who's ranked No. 1 at 152, earned a 5-1 decision over David Franta at 160.
In a battle of ranked 170-pounders, JCC's Darick Vancura - who's No. 1 at 170 - edged Carter Hanson, 12-8. Hanson holds the No. 8 spot at 170.
Gus Phillips, Kysten Zierke and Martin Granados finished the meet strong for the Bucs, rattling off three straight pins in a combined time of 4:20.
Phillips, who's ranked ninth at 160, pinned Keegan Moore - who holds the No. 5 spot at 160 - at 1:21 in the 182-pound match. Zierke, who's ranked No. 7 at 195, pinned Jack Ziemen at 1:02 at 220.
Granados, who holds the No. 10 spot at 285, claimed the last victory by pinning Nate Horn at 1:57 at heavyweight.
Blue Earth Area hosts Fairmont/Martin County West in a South Central Conference dual meet Jan. 3 in Blue Earth.
JCC 45, BEA 28
106: Dalton Wagner (JCC) pinned Adam Legred, 1:04.
113: Ryker VanderWoude (JCC) pinned Wyatt Tungland, 1:33.
120: Kyle Edlin (JCC) pinned Camden Bowers 1:59.
126: Jordan Biehn (JCC) pinned Alec Huber, 5:24.
132: Jordan Stelter (BEA) pinned Dakota Rossow, 2:33.
138: Elliott Jurries (JCC) pinned Mike Ankeny, 0:42.
145: Jesse Alleven (BEA) maj. dec. Dylan Riggle, 15-4.
152: Paden Moore (JCC) pinned Luke Schavey, 3:58.
160: Luke Norland (JCC) dec. David Franta, 5-1.
170: Darick Vancura (JCC) dec. Carter Hanson, 12-8.
182: Gus Phillips (BEA) pinned Keegan Moore, 1:21.
220: Kysten Zierke (BEA) pinned Jack Ziemen, 1:02.
285: Martin Granados (BEA) pinned Nate Horn, 1:57.
St. Peter 51, Fairmont/Martin County West 21 - The Saints won 10 of 14 matches, including six by fall, to defeat the Red Bulls 51-21 in a South Central Conference dual meet on Friday in St. Peter.
Class AA, No. 1-ranked Trevor Schultz outlasted St. Peter's Chris Tettis for a 5-3 victory in the 120-pound match to grab the first Red Bulls victory.
Levi Bulfer followed Schultz with an 11-2 major decision victory over Braydon Houser at 126 to put the Red Bulls down by two points in the team score.
After a St. Peter pin from Cody Kurch over Trenton Rossow 36 seconds at 132, Red Bulls' 138-pound wrestler Elijah Gronewold tried to keep his team in the meet with a pin.
Gronewold pinned the Saints' Collin Thompson at 1:26 at 138.
From there, it was almost all Saints as they cruised to the conference victory.
Luis Figueroa grabbed another Red Bull win in the 220-pound match, defeating Anthony Putz 9-3.
Fairmont/Martin County West travels for a South Central Conference dual meet against Blue Earth Area on Jan. 3 at 7 p.m. in Blue Earth.
106: Joey More (STP) pinned Collin Steuber, 4:46.
113: Shawn Timmerman (STP) pinned Chris Ettsvold, 2:26.
120: Trevor Schultz (F/MCW) dec. Chris Tettis, 5-3.
126: Levi Bulfer (F/MCW) maj. dec. Braydon Houser, 11-2.
132: Cody Kurch (STP) pinned Trenton Rossow, 0:36.
138: Elijah Gronewold (F/MCW) pinned Collin Thompson, 1:26.
145: Steven Pettis (STP) won by forfeit.
152: Bailey Kurth (STP) won by injury default, Joe Weber.
160: Kyle Bosacker (STP) pinned Brock Burmeister, 1:50.
170: Ashton Bartlett (STP) pinned Phillip Bowie, 0:21.
182: Bennet Baker (STP) pinned Nathan Gillis, 3:53.
195: Dylan Connor (STP) dec. Kory Brown, 11-6.
220: Luis Figueroa (F/MCW) dec. Anthony Putz, 9-3.
285: Tyler Allen (STP) won by forfeit.
Parker Anderson (F/MCW) tech. fall Wyatt Billette, 17-2.
Eric Carlson (STP) pinned Connor Maylo, 3:39.
Aaron Anderson (F/MCW) won by injury default, Kevin Melgar.
Collin Kelly (F/MCW) pinned Andrew Park, 3:55.