Huron Tigers squeak out 37-26 ESD win agains visiting BV Lynx
January 14. 2014 1:50PM
That’s how Lynx head wrestling coach Kraig Presler summed up Brandon Valley’s 37-26 road loss Friday at Huron.
For the most part, after trading wins over a series of 10 weight brackets, the Tigers posted three straight wins in the upper weights to pull off the Eastern South Dakota Conference dual.
“It was a very close dual, and we did have opportunities to win, a few of which we let slip away,” Presler said.
Garnering wins for the Lynx were Payton Braun (106), Conner Rowbotham (126), Adam Presler (138), Jack Sternburg (152), Wyatt Winter (160) and Erik Ode (285).
Braun opened the night by putting up 20 points against Huron’s Chip Shillingstad, who gained four points in the match decided by technical fall. The Tigers took the next two matches before Rowbotham also scored a win by technical fall. He defeated Pywe Der 16-1.
Adam Presler registered a major decision victory against Jesse Mikrut, 14-2, while Sternburg’s win came by a hard-fought 11-10 decision. Rounding out the wins for the Lynx were Winter’s pin against Collin Simmons in 5:36, and a7-1 decision victory by Ode against the ranked Josh Waagen.
Coach Presler also cited the efforts of Micah McGee, who was called up to fill the 132-pound slot for the Lynx “against a very tough opponent.”
“As a team, we need to do a better job of capitalizing on scoring opportunities when they present themselves,” he said.
Presler and the Lynx are excited to return to their home mats this Saturday, when they host the Dan Pansch Invite. Wrestling gets underway at 9 a.m.
BV 26, Huron 37
106: Payton Braun (BV) tf. Chip Shillingstad 20-4; 113: Trent Francom (H) dec. Dawson Kremlacek 3-1; 120: Wyatt Shillingstad (H) p. Chase Small 0:29; 126: Conner Rowbotham (BV) tf. Pywe Der 16-1; 132: Chet Glanzer (H) p. Micah McGee 1:21; 138: Adam Presler (BV) md. Jesse Mikrut 14-2; 145: Matt Johnson (H) dec. Connor Smith 3-1; 152: Jack Sternburg (BV) dec. Nick Christensen 11-10; 160: Wyatt Winter (BV) p. Collin Simmons 5:36; 170: Connor Gose (H) dec. Spencer Heidbrink 9-2; 182: Bailey Schoenfelder (H) p. Eric Eigenberg 0:47; 195: Tyler Kleinsasser (H) md. Andrew Sorensen 17-5; 220: Jeremiah Johnson (H) p. Clayton Ebright 3:22; 285: Erik Ode (BV) dec. Josh Waagen 7-1.