All Area Wrestling Team 15 Mar 14

Congratulations to the honorees of the 2014 All Area Wrestling team.  The team is nominated by area coaches, and then voted on by a panel of wrestling broadcasters.  Only two individuals per weight class are honored.  Here are the honorees:

All Area Wrestling-

106 pounds-
Ryan Molinaro, ACGC, Freshman-All Conference, Section Champion, State Entrant, 37-9 record

Tanner Pasvogel, Sibley East, Freshman-3rd place in State Meet

113 pounds-
Jacob Jewett, GSL/LP, Senior-WCC Runner up, 3 year captain, 37-8 record, 5th in State, 2x state entrant, 20 pins this year, 115 career wins

Nate Carlson, A/ML, Freshman-6th place in State Meet

120 pounds-
Jackson Sweeney, WM/ML, Sophomore-All conference, 30-10 record, one of their go to guys, hard worker and leader, 2x State Entrant

Tanner Vassar, A/ML, Sophomore-3rd Place in State Meet

126 pounds-
Blaine Tschida, Kimball, Junior-All Conference, 44-1 record, 3rd place at State Meet, 3x State place winner, led team in pins, team captain, good work ethic

Riley Drew, Hutchinson/BLHS, Junior-All State, All Conf HM, 19-6 record, 5th place in State Meet, Tough competitor that was injured for most of the year, 99 career wins

132 pounds-
Quinten Berres, Kimball, Junior-All Conference, 34-1 record, 2x State Champion, Team Captain, good leadership skills, very talented wrestler

Jason Meyer, Sibley East, Junior-5th Place in State Meet

138 pounds-
Brandon Richter, GSL/LP, Junior-28-9 record, third place in section tournament (behind State Champ and State Runner Up), 95 career wins

Austin Brockhoff, Sibley East, Junior-State Entrant

145 pounds-
Larry Bomstad, ACGC, Senior-Team MVP, All Conference, 2x State Champion, 49-0 record

Aaron Sweeney, WM/ML, Senior-Team Captain, All Conference, 34-10 record, 2x State Entrant, 5th place at state meet this year, hard worker, dedicated

152 pounds-
Logan Peterson, ACGC, Senior-All Conference, Section Champion, State Champion, 47-2 record, 5 time State Entrant

Chris Schmidt, Hutchinson/BLHS, Senior-All Conference, 32-8 record, Conference Champion, Section Champion, 3rd Place in State Meet, wrestled through injuries this year, 130 career wins

160 pounds-
Tom Halonen, Dassel Cokato, Senior-30-10 record, 90 career wins, State Entrant, good three sport athlete, good leader

Ben Steffel, BOLD, Junior-27-12 record, Conference Runner Up

170 pounds-
Tristan Weber, GSL/LP, Sophomore-24-16 record, 4th place in sections in first year on varsity

Gregor Fraser, Hutchinson/BLHS, Junior-22-16 record, 3rd place in Sections, 62 career wins

182 pounds-
Maverick Whitcomb, ACGC, Senior-All Conference, Section Champion, 46-4 record, 4x state entrant, 3rd place in state this season. 

Gannon Jordahl, Hutchinson/BLHS, Senior-All Conference HM, 31-7 record, 3rd in Conference, State Entrant, breakthrough season for a consistent wrestler, 91 career wins

195 pounds-
Logan Cooper, WM/ML, Senior-Teams most improved wrestler, 2x All Conference, 28-12 record, Leader of team, dependable and consistent, State Entrant

Paxton Jordahl, Hutchinson/BLHS, Senior-All Conference, 40-4 record, Section Champ, 3x state entrant, strong competitor, 108 career wins

220 pounds-
Lucas Damm, ACGC, Senior-All Conference, 2x State Champion, 43-4 record

Jake Filk, Hutchinson/BLHS,  Junior-All Conference, State Entrant, Section and Conference Champion, 4th Place at State Meet, 2x place winner at state, very coachable kid, 97 career wins

HWT-
Steven Smith, NYA, Senior-State Entrant, 21-14 record, team leader in points scored, 5th in Sections last year

Garrett Schanus, HLWW, Senior-All conference, State Entrant, 32-9 record, 21 pins, always working to improve

All Area Coach of the Year:

Mike Amsden, ACGC-Led Falcons to Conference and Section Titles, finished as State Runners up