Huron’s Bailey Schoenfelder controls Yankton’s Talon Nieman during the first period of their 182-pound match in a dual on Tuesday at Huron Arena. In the next photo, Huron’s Wyatt Shillingstad works to get the pin against Yankton’s Spencer Huber in their 113-pound match on Tuesday. And next, Huron’s Colin Simons looks for a takedown against Jason Strahl of Yankton at 152 pounds during a dual on Tuesday at Huron Arena. PHOTOS BY MIKE CARROLL/PLAINSMAN
HURON — The Huron Tiger wrestling team opened the 2012-13 season Tuesday night with a 63-15 victory over Yankton at Huron Arena.
The Tigers scored the first 27 points, dominating the light weights posting three pins, a forfeit and a decision to open the match.
The rest of the line faired almost as well as the Tigers six of the final nine matches wonwith five pins and a forfeit to close out the match.
Eighth grader Trent Francom, wrestling at 106 pounds, started the scoring with a 7-0 decision over the Bucks’ freshman Noah Vetter.
Junior Wyatt Shillingstad (113 pounds), freshman Jesse Mikrut (120 pounds) and eighth grader Rick Strubel (126 pounds) put together back-to-back-to-back pins extendig the Tiger lead to 21 points.
Struble and Mikrut each had first period pins while Shillingstad finished off his opponent in the second period.
Mikrut defeated eighth grader Gabe Wenzlaff while Stubel defeated seventh grader Ray Wermers.
Shillingstad’s victory was against freshman Spencer Huber.
Freshman Ryan Chase picked up a forfeit at 132 pounds before Yankton finally got on the scoreboard.
At 136 pounds Yankton junior Casey Skillingstad defeated Huron sophomore Tyler Skogstad with a first period pin.
However, the Tigers pushed the lead back to 27 points, 33-6, as eighth grader Nick Christianson pinned senior Ryan Schiltz with 10 seconds to go in the second period.
Yankton followed by picking up a decision 4-1, as Mason Strahl, a Yankton senior, defeated Tiger freshman Colin Simons.
The Tigers again answered with a pin pushing the lead to 30, 39-9, after sophomore Brett Johnson won by forfeit at 160 pounds.
Senior Reagan Francom picked up a pin in 29 seconds against junior Cody Hanzlik, to increase the Tiger lead to 36 points, 45-9.
Freshman Bailey Schoenfelder (182 pounds) also earned a pin for the Tigers as he finished off senior Talon Nieman with a 26 seconds to go in the first period.
Yankton picked up its final six points of the night as Senior Thomas Kruse (195 pounds) pinned Tigers senior Dustin French in the third period making it 51-15.
Sophomore Mark Christenson (220 pounds) picked up a pin midway through the first period as he defeated freshman Kenneth Ohrazda.
Freshman Josh Waagen (285 pounds) picked up a third period pin against senior Robbie Borgstrom to cap the scoring in the match with the Tigers up 63-15.
Three Tigers that were scheduled to wrestle but had replacements during the match included 132-pound junior Chet Glanzer, 160-pound senior Hartman Katz and 182-pound junior Tyler Kleinsasser.
The Tigers will next be in action on Saturday at the Watertown Duals.
The Tigers’ next home match will be Thursday, Dec. 20, when they host Mitchell.
Huron 63, Yankton 15
106 — Trent Francom, H, dec. Noah Vetter, 7-0
113 — Wyatt Shillingstad, H, pinned Spencer Huber, 3:42
120 — Jesse Mikrut, H, pinned Gave Wenzlaff, 1:06
126 — Rick Strubel, H, pinned Ray Wermers, :45
132 — Ryan Chase, H, won by forfeit
138 — Casey Skillingstad, Y, pinned Tyler Skogstad, 1:20
145 — Nick Christenson, H, pinned Ryan Schiltz, 3:50
152 — Mason Strahl, dec. Colin Simons, 4-1
160 — Brett Johnsen, H, won by forfeit
170 — Reagan Francom, H, pinned Cody Hanzlik, :29
182 — Bailey Schoenfelder, H, pinned 1:34
195 — Thomas Kruse, Y, pinned Dustin French, 5:07
220 — Mark Christenson, H, pinned Kenneth Ohrazda, :58
285 — Josh Waagen, H, pinned Robbie Borgstrom, 5:02
Yankton 34, Huron 9
113 — Bashir Abd-Al-Kreem, Y, pinned Johnny Schwartz, 3:11
152 — Arthur Hines, H, dec. Ryan Sternhagen, 9-8
138 — Jamee Bruegman, Y, pinned Marshall Simons 1:48
220 — Riley Johnson, H, pinned Ty Novak, 2:39
Exh — Bashir Abd-Al-Kreem, Y, pinned Blut Htoo, 4:40
Exh — Sam Stewart, Y, dec. Arthur Hines, 15-3
Exh — Zack Hanzlik, Y, pinned Sonny Teoli, :13
Exh — Bashir Abd-Al-Kreem, Y, pinned Jaylon Graff, 3:00 For the complete article see the 11-28-2012 issue.
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