The Rugby High School wrestling team competed last week in a quadrangular against Kenmare-Bowbells, Mondak Thunder and Des Lacs-Burlington.
The event saw Riley Zachmeier and D.J. Schneibel prevail against two opponents after each winning a match by forfeit. Zachmeier defeated Des Lacs-Burlington's Weston Wahus by technical fall and Mondak Thunder's Saidee Nelson by fall. Schneibel defeated both his opponents by fall: Kenmare-Bowbells' Zane Miller and Mondak Thunder's Cole Berg.
Newcomer to the team Aiden Jensen was able to get a decisive victory on the night, one against Nicholai Topolski (Kenmare-Bowbells). Jensen also prevailed against Mondak Thunder's Ashden Christian, felling him 1 minute and 20 seconds into the match.
Junior Joey Berg had two victories on the night, defeating Kenmare-Bowbells' Payton Witt by technical fall and Naomi Njos by fall. Berg lost by decision to Des Lacs-Burlington's Colton Bartuska.
Berg's classmate Kaden Jaeger won out over Tristen Richardsen and Jacob Ruden, the latter by decision.
See this week's scoreboard for full results.
The next day the Panther wrestlers competed at a one-day tournament in Rolla.
The wrestling team is competing today at a tournament in New Salem-Almont, and will travel to St. John on Tuesday.
- Tribune Staff Report