By Chad Koenen


New York Mills improved to 6-4 on the season with a pair of wins last week. The Eagles swept a triangular with Roseau and Pelican Rapids on Thursday night, after dropping a pair of matches in a triangular at West Central Area on Tuesday night.


Jacob Guck secured a fall at 138 lbs., and Dane Niemi followed with a 7-1 decision at 145 lbs., as the Eagles fell to West Central Area 55-9 on Tuesday. The pair of wins were the lone victories for the Eagles as the Knights were able to squeak by in a handful of close decisions. 

In their other match, the Eagles fell to Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg by a score of 57-21.

The Eagles had four open weights in the match and got their first win at 145 lbs., when Niemi secured a 4-0 decision over Hunter Wilts. Hunter Rust, following with a pin at 152 lbs.

Bren Salo and Jon Rinerson picked up a pair of third period falls at 170 and 182 lbs., respectively to end the scoring for the Eagles. 

WCA 55 New York Mills 9

106: Carter Lohse (WCAA) over (NYM) (For.)

113: Mason Richter (WCAA) over Joe Mann (NYM) (Fall 0:17)

120: Adam Lohse (WCAA) over Nick Peters (NYM) (Dec 4-2)

126: Solomon Wales (WCAA) over Chris Yoder (NYM) (Dec 9-5)

132: Grant Lindquist (WCAA) over (NYM) (For.)

138: Jacob Guck (NYM) over Ashton Danner (WCAA) (Fall 1:14)

145: Dane Niemi (NYM) over Dierk Goeden (WCAA) (Dec 7-1)

152: Anthony Sykora (WCAA) over Hunter Rust (NYM) (TF 16-1 0:00)

160: Kade Olson (WCAA) over (NYM) (For.)

170: Jordan Lohse (WCAA) over Bren Salo (NYM) (Dec 4-0)

182: Beau Robinson (WCAA) over Jon Rinerson (NYM) (Dec 4-0)

195: Nathaniel Kisgen (WCAA) over Cody Barthel (NYM) (TF 19-3 0:00)

220: Colton Lindquist (WCAA) over Bode Roberts (NYM) (Fall 1:02)

285: Justin Blascyk (WCAA) over Braeden Peterson (NYM) (Dec 3-0)

Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg 57 New York Mills 21

106: Trey Gunderson (KMS) over (NYM) (For.)

113: Noah Johnson (KMS) over (NYM) (For.)

120: Ely Johnson (KMS) over Nick Peters (NYM) (Fall 2:48)

126: Chase Magaard (KMS) over Chris Yoder (NYM) (Fall 3:20)

132: Jett Olson (KMS) over (NYM) (For.)

138: Coy Gunderson (KMS) over Jacob Guck (NYM) (Dec 9-3)

145: Dane Niemi (NYM) over Hunter Wilts (KMS) (Dec 4-0)

152: Hunter Rust (NYM) over Luke Froehlich (KMS) (Fall 1:44)

160: Gavyn Feldman (KMS) over (NYM) (For.)

170: Bren Salo (NYM) over Masyn Olson (KMS) (Fall 5:47)

182: Jon Rinerson (NYM) over Collin Johnson (KMS) (Fall 4:51)

195: Richard Jones (KMS) over Cody Barthel (NYM) (Fall 0:25)

220: Brody Forsell (KMS) over Bode Roberts (NYM) (Fall 0:44)

285: Jason Jones (KMS) over Braeden Peterson (NYM) (Fall 1:29)


NY Mills flexed its muscle a bit on Thursday as the Eagles swept a triangular in Pelican Rapids by defeating Roseau by 43-19 and Pelican Rapids 46-27.

In their match against the Vikings, the Eagles got off to a quick start as Elijah Geiser got a pin over Jackson Peasley of Pelican Rapids at the 3:53 mark of his match.

Pelican Rapids tied the match up at 6-6 with a fall of their own at 113 lbs., before Joe Mann got a pin at 120 lbs. Following a Nick Peters win at 126 lbs., and a pair of Pelican Rapids wins, Dane Niemi started a four match win streak with a 5-1 win over Carter Johnson at 145 lbs.

Hunter Rust followed with a 5-4 decision at 152 lbs., before Blake Unger and Bren Salo followed with back-to-back pins.

Bode Roberts iced the match with a 11-1 major decision at 220 lbs., and Sawyer Wedde secured a win by forfeit at heavyweight to make the score 46-27 in favor of NY Mills.

In their match against Roseau, Geiser won a major decision at 106 lbs., before Jay Mindermann secured a pin at the 2:26 mark of his 132 lbs., match. Niemi won by a 7-5 decision at 152 lbs., before Connor Eidsmore of Roseau won by fall at 160 lbs. Bode Roberts also secured a win for NY Mills as he won by fall at 220 lbs.

New York Mills 46 Pelican Rapids 27

106: Elijah Geiser (NYM) over Jackson Peasley (PERA) (Fall 3:53)

113: Jed Carlson (PERA) over Slade Doll (NYM) (Fall 3:04)

120: Joe Mann (NYM) over Daniel Diaz (PERA) (Fall 3:14)

126: Nick Peters (NYM) over Phillip Dykhoff (PERA) (Fall 0:00)

132: Tommy Thach (PERA) over (NYM) (For.)

138: Sebastian Centeno (PERA) over Jacob Guck (NYM) (Dec 6-2)

145: Dane Niemi (NYM) over Carter Johnson (PERA) (Dec 5-1)

152: Hunter Rust (NYM) over Jack Kapenga (PERA) (Dec 5-4)

160: Blake Unger (NYM) over Kayden Holt (PERA) (Fall 3:26)

170: Bren Salo (NYM) over Noah Kapenga (PERA) (Fall 1:06)

182: John Ziebell (PERA) over Jon Rinerson (NYM) (Fall 2:53)

195: Jacob Willits (PERA) over Cody Barthel (NYM) (Fall 3:30)

220: Bode Roberts (NYM) over Abraham Gonzalez (PERA) (MD 11-1)

285: Sawyer Wedde (NYM) over (PERA) (For.)