Wrestling: Elks lose to Blaine, St. Cloud Tech

Kyle Ziemer (left) of the Elks and Craig Broster of Blaine take a tumble during their 126-pound match won by Ziemer 7-3. (Photo by Bill Jones)

The Elk River wrestlers lost to a conference rival, Blaine, 37-24, and to a section rival, St. Cloud Tech, 36-31, at home on Friday evening. In the Tech  match, 24 of the Elks points came on four forfeits. Kyle Ziemer at 126 won a pair of decisions. The Elks are 2-12 overall and 1-7 in conference. Next for the Elks is a dual at St. Francis on Tuesday.

Garrett Caldon (left) of the Elks tries to topple Joseph Carlson of Blaine during their 106-pound match won by Carlson 3-0. (Photo by Bill Jones)

Blaine 37, Elk River 24

106–Joseph Carlson, Bln, dec Garret Caldon 3-0
113–Malik Steweat, Bln, majdec Cole Moening 10-2
120–Jacob Keller, Bln, dec Andrew Perry 10-7
126–Kyle Ziemer, ER. dec Craig Broster 7-3
132–Evan Caldon, ER, pin Jameson Allen :56
138–Jonah Allen, Bln, dec Hans Rohlf 4-2 OT
145–name not available, Bln, dec Ryan Osberg 6-2
152–Aaron Hannan, ER, pin Jack Duffy 2:19
160–name not available, Bln, dec Kevin Weeks 9-3
170–Glenn Meyers, Bln pin Robert Schmitz 5:49
182–Justin Gagnon, ER, dec Tim Stefczak 3-1
195–Caleb Butler, Bln, pin Mitch Beaudry 5:00
220–Aaron Martin, Bln, pin Zach Brown 5:44
285–Kyle Wiemann, ER,  pin Devon Krump 5:44

St. Cloud Tech 36, Elk River 31

106–Garrett Caldon, ER, forfeit
113–Cole Moening, ER, forfeit
120–Brady Brouwer, SCR, tecfal Andrew Perry 18-3
126–Kyle Ziemer, ER, dec Nate Louitz 4-2 OT
132–Evan Caldon, ER, forfeit
138–Cole Schreder, SCT, pinned Hans Rohlf  1:26
145–Tommy O’Brian, SCT, majdec Ryan Osberg 12-3
160–Kevin Weeks, ER, majdec Joey Reed 10-1
170–Bryant Amundson, SCT, tecfal Robert Schmitz 18-5
182–Austin Klaverkamp, SCT, pin Justin Gagnon 5:11
195–Mitch Beaudry, ER, forfeit
220–Noah Voight, SCT, majdec Zach Brown 8-0
285–Jerrod Nieland, SCT, dec Kyle Wiemann 12-7