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Grappling Norsemen fall to #1 Ranked Zebras

By Ed Shenefield | Nov 22, 2023 9:48 AM


The Wrestling Norsemen traveled to Rochester to take on the #1 1A Ranked Zebras Tuesday Night. The bouts included Junior Varsity, Girls, and Varsity Action. The Lady Norsemen won their meet 24-12, winning four of six matches, all via pinfall. Junior Ella Gahl continued her 41-match undefeated streak, scoring a pin over Amber Blackburn in 1:24. Junior Lindsey Dill furthered her record to 11-3, avenging a previous loss by pinning Laine Peppler in 46 seconds. Sophomore Ella France pinned Makenna McKee in 2:45, and Freshman Amarah Frieden pinned Lakodah Clevenger in 5:44. Girl Varsity Match Results: 130 Ella France (NF) pinned Makenna McKee (R) 135 Ella Gahl (NF) pinned Amber Blackburn (R) 135 Amarah Frieden (NF) pinned Lakodah Clevenger (R) 140 Lexi Haughs (R) pinned Trinity Sutterby (NF) 140 Lindsey Dill (NF) pinned Laine Peppler (R) 155 Grace Hiroms (R) pinned Alexis Gates (NF) The Boy's Varsity Team lost to the Zebras 48-18. Norsemen Victories included: Senior Layne Denton pinned Ethan Amezquita in 2:15. Sophomore Isaac Stakeman won via a Forfeit. Freshman Corbin Goshert pinned Maison Ramsey in 42 seconds. The night's most exciting matches were Freshman Eli Gahl battling #7 state-ranked Sophomore Layne Horn, resulting in Gahl losing 8-1, and Sophomore Tate Barlow losing by one point in the final second of the match to Senior DJ Basham, score 6-5. The Norsemen's performance greatly improved from last year's 71-6 defeat by the Zebras. The Norsemen next travel to take on the Kings of Lewis-Cass on Tuesday, November 28th. Boys Varsity Match Results: 113 Grant Holloway (R) pinned Jace Phillips (NF) 120 Isaac Stakeman (NF) won by Forfeit 132 Layne Horn (R) decisioned Eli Gahl (NF) 138 DJ Basham (R) decisioned Tate Barlow (NF) 144 Corbin Goshert (NF) pinned Maison Ramsey (R) 150 Kale Shotts (R) won by Forfeit 157 Layne Denton (NF) pinned Ethan Amezquita (R) 165 Brant Beck (R) pinned Lule Eviston (NF) 175 Aiden Myers (R) pinned Rylan Schultz (BF) 190 Colin Weiand (R) won by Forfeit 215 Alex Deming (R) pinned Cail Dunphy (NF) 285 Brady Beck (R) pinned Baden Turner (NF) Boys JV Match Results: 138 Brantlyn Brady (R) Major Decisioned Cayden Amburgy (NF) 138 Ayden Keller (R) pinned Wyatt Stellar (NF) 157 Navan Goodman (R) decisioned Xavier Roark (NF) 165 Brandon Kuhnz (R) pinned Riley Morriset (NF) 215 Mason Hisey (R) pinned Rylan Turner (NF)