Wrestling: Royals edge Zimmerman 37-35

The Rogers Royals picked up their second conference win of the season, edging Zimmerman 37-35 on Thursday evening in Zimmerman.

Rogers was up 15-0 after three matches and held on. Rogers had three forfeit wins, while  forfeiting at two weights, with one double forfeit.

“The boys were fired up and really wrestled well tonight,” remarked coach Matt Leshovsky. “It was a nice win for our program.”

Rogers is 2-4 in conference and 2-6 overall, led by Philip Anderson (16-7), Clay LeVasseur  (9-3), Kyle Ysteboe (11-6) and Kyler Swanson (14-12).

Zimmerman is  2-3 in the conference and 7-11 overall.

Zimmerman will wrestle at St. Francis on Tuesday, and Rogers will wrestle at Big Lake on Thursday.

Rogers 37, Zimmerman 35

103: Kyle Yesteboe, Rog, pinned Justin Viktora 1:47

112: Phillip Anderson, Rog, pinned Chase Rostby 3:01

119: Connor Larson, Rog, dec Hunter Smith 6-3

125: Zach Stepan, Zim, dec Steffan Paige  17-7

130: Tim Beach, Rog,  pinned Kale Cowles 3:09

135: Kyler Swanson, Rog,  dec Austin May 19-8

140: Justis Bjergo, Zim, pinned Tyler Eicher :48

145: Alex Koch, Zim, won by forfeit

152: Michael Voorhees, Rog, won by forfeit

160: Isaiah Rizk, Rog, pinned Randy Bray 1:03

171: Joe Zdenek, Zim, won by forfeit

189: double forfeit

215: Mitch Robinson, Zim, won by forfeit

285: Albin Sterneman, Zim, pinned Ryan Lien

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