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LHS wrestling team wins two, loses one match at Quadrangular

The Luverne wrestling team is 7-11 as of 2/7.
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Greg Hoogeveen

Luverne hosted a Quadrangular Tuesday, Jan. 31, winning two matches and losing one.
The Cardinals beat Beresford, South Dakota, 45-30, and Garretson, South Dakota, 54-27. They lost to Elk Point, South Dakota, 41-28.
The Cardinals were scheduled to travel to Viborg, South Dakota, Tuesday, Feb. 7, and will host a Triangular Thursday, Feb. 9. They will then travel for another Triangular Friday, Feb. 10.
Luverne’s wrestling team is 7-11 for the season. The sectional team tournament is set for Thursday, Feb. 16, at a location yet to be determined.
Boys’ varsity Individual Sectional Tournament will be Saturday, Feb. 25, at Jackson County Central High School.
Girls’ varsity Individual Sectional Tournament will be Saturday, Feb. 11, at Hastings High School.
Luverne Quadrangular
Luverne hosted a Quadrangular in the Cardinal Classic Gym Tuesday, Jan. 31.
Teams participating were Beresford/Alcester-Hudson, Elk Point-Jefferson, and Garretson, all South Dakota schools.
Luverne wrestled three duals in the Quad. The Cardinals beat Beresford/Alcester-Hudson 45-30, lost to Elk Point-Jefferson 41-28, and won against Garretson 54-27.
“I think we had some of our best wrestling Tuesday night since the first of the year,” head coach Jordan Kopp said.
“Being in front of the home crowd with a great turnout really got the kids going.”
The Cardinals’ three dual matches are as follows:
LHS 45, Beresford 30
Luverne was able to beat Beresford, winning eight of the 14 matches. Five wins were by pins, two came from Beresford forfeits and one by decision.
Breakdown by weight-class is as follows:
106 – Owen Serck (B) over Brody Kopp (L) by 11-0 MD. Team: L0-B4
113 – Bernie Rock (L) over Dexter Miller (B) by fall. Team: L6-B4
120 – Matthew Gangestad (L) over Kanin Kientz (B) by fall. Team: L12-B4
126 – Leif Ingebretsen (L) over Tate Lyle (B) by fall. Team: L18-B4
132 – Josh Stroh (L) win by forfeit. Team: L24-B4
138 – Hayden Lounsberry (B) win by forfeit. Team: L24-B10
145 – Cameron McCrary (L) over Isaac Boden (B) by fall. Team: L30-B10
152 – Robert Watkins (B) win by forfeit. Team: L30-B16
160 – Peyton Friedrich (B) over DJ Rock (L) by 16-6 MD. Team: L30-B20
170 – Sam Rock (L) over Gaval Valder (B) by pin. Team: L36-B20
182 – Cash Bonnet (L) win by forfeit. Team: L42-B20
195 – Landon Schurch (B) over Jacob Madison (L) 8-0 MD. Team: L42-B24
220 – Aaron Larson (B) win by forfeit. Team: L42-B30
285 – Masyn Akkerman (L) over Alex Jensen (B) 5-4 dec. Team: L45-B30
Elk Point 41, LHS 28
The Cardinals had trouble matching up with Elk-Point-Jefferson, giving up three matches by forfeit.
Luverne was not able to make up enough points in the matches to dig out of an 18-point hole made by not having wrestlers at three weights in this dual.
Breakdown by weight-class is as follows:
106 – Brody Van Roekel (EPJ) over Brody Kopp (L) by 9-0 MD. Team: L0-EPJ4
113- Bernie Rock (L) over Owen Rigg (EPJ) 6-4 dec. Team: L3-EPJ4
120 – Luke Swatek (EPJ) over Matthew Gangestad (L) 40- dec. Team: L3-EPJ7
126 – Rayden Boyenga (L) over Trey WunderWeerdt (EPJ) by fall. Team: L9-EPJ7
132 Leif Ingebretsen (L) over Levi Hanson (EPJ) 13-0 MD. Team: L14-EPJ7
138 – Hayes Johnson (EPJ) over Hudson Hough (L) by fall. Team: L14-13
145 – Cameron McCrary (L) over Spencer Marx (EPJ) by fall. Team: L19-EPJ 13
152 – Lucas Hueser (EPJ) win by forfeit. Team: L19-EPJ19
160 – Ben Swatek (EPJ) over DJ Rock (L) 10-2 MD. Team: L19-EPJ 23
170 – Sam Rock (L) over Gavin Jacobs (EPJ) by fall. Team: L25-EPJ23
182 – Grayson Jacobs (EPJ) over Jacob Madison (L) by fall. Team: L25-EPJ29
195 – Noah McDermott (EPJ) win by forfeit. Team: L25-EPJ35
220 – Keaton Hinds (EPJ) win by forfeit. Team: L25 – EPJ41
285 – Masyn Akkerman (L) over Noah Thooft (EPJ) 11-9 TB-1. Team: L28-EPJ41
LHS 54, Garretson 27
LHS wrestlers took care of Garretson, winning nine matches, five by pins and four by forfeits.
Luverne gave up two matches by pins, two by forfeit and one by decision.
Breakdown by weight-class is as follows:
106 – Brody Kopp (L) over Maxx Dickey (G) by fall. Team: L6-G0
113 – Bernie Rock (L) win by forfeit. Team: L12-G0
120 – Matthew Gangestad (L) over Gavin Denherder (G) by fall. Team: L18-G0
126 – Leif Ingebretsen (L) win by forfeit. Team: L24-G0
132 – Hudson Hough (L) win by forfeit. Team: L30-G0
138 – Josh Stroh (L) over Preston Bohl (G) by fall. Team: L36-G0
145 – Hunter Abraham (G) over Cameron McCrary (L) by fall. Team: L36-G6
152 – Brock Bonte (G) win by forfeit. Team: L36-G12
160 – DJ Rock (L) over Cole Schleuter (G) by fall. Team: L42-G12
170 – Sam Rock (L) win by forfeit. Team: L48-G12
182 – Calab Westerbur (G) over Cash Bonnett (L) by fall. Team: L48-G18
195 – Jacob Madison (L) over Martin Welch (G) by fall. Team: L54-G18
220 – Drew Pederson (G) win by forfeit. Team: L54-G24
285 – Jadan Richter (G) over Masyn Akkerman (L) 1-0 dec. Team: L54-G27

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