We proudly announce the 2017 All Area Wrestling Team. The Team was nominated by area coaches, and then voted on by a panel of sportscasters at KDUZ/KARP/KGLB.
All Area Wrestling Team
Tristian Lang, Hutchinson/BLHS, 8th Grade-All Conference, 3rd Place in Section, 33-8 record, huge contributor to the team this season.
Dayne Morton, Sibley East, Junior-All Conference, State Runner Up, 26-3 record, 133 team points, Great work ethic, Finished 3rd in state previous year.
Tucker Gifferson, Hutchinson/BLHS, Sophomore-Section Runner Up, 6th Place in State Meet, 33-15 record, 15 pins, Great Student Athlete
Garrett Vos, Waconia, Senior-3x All Conference, Captain, 38-3 record, 2x State Champ, Hard Worker, Great Student Athlete
Dasin Mateski, Hutchinson/BLHS, Senior-Captain, 32-11 record, Competed in a tough weight class this season.
Brock Luthens, Hutchinson/BLHS, Junior-All Conference, Section Runner up, 3rd place in State, 43-5 record, 2x Place Winner, takes on opponents best wrestler whenever possible
Quinn Youngs, Annandale/ML-3x All Conference, 37-9 record, 114 career wins, 4x State Entrant, 4th place in State, wrestled through adversity.
Sam Tibbits, Litchfield, Senior-All Conference, 4th Place at State, 40-9 record, great student athlete, able to bump up weight classes to help the team.
Tanner Pasvogel, Sibley East, Senior-Team MVP, Captain, All Conference, State Champion, 42-2 record, 188 team points, 4x state place winner
Tommy Wentzlaff, Sibley East, Junior-Captain, All Conf, 6th Place in State Meet, 35-12 record, 181 Team Points, 2x State Entrant, Good Leader.
Brody Schmidt, DC, Senior-Captain, State Entrant, 25-13 record, 59 career wins, Worked hard in the offseason to improve.
Tyler Wagener, Waconia, Senior-32-3 record, State Champion, 3x All Conference, Matcat Coaches Award MVP, very active in the youth program as well
Wallace Michels, NYA, Senior-All Conference, Coference Co MVP, Schools All Time Wins Leader, 35-3 record, 160 Team Points, Captain, 2x Section Champion
Matthew Schindler, EVW, Junior-Team MVP, All Conference, State Entrant, 4x All Conference, 33-6 record, 5th Place in State, Hard Worker, Dedicated Wrestler
Justin Schultz, Waconia, Senior-3x All Conference, Teams wrestler of the year, 36-11 record, Captain, 2x Section Champ, Great Student athlete 3.93 GPA
Cade Mueller, Waconia, Sophomore-2x All Conference, 34-8 record, 4th place at state, 2x State Entrant, dedicated to wrestling, good role model
Nate Carlson, Annandale/ML-All Conference, 33-5 record, 135 career wins, 5th place in State, 4x State Entrant, wrestled through late season injury.
Alex Logelin, Waconia, Senior-2x All Conference, 31-14 State Entrant, Nice ability to help younger wrestlers
Trae Bedford, Annandale/ML-22-3 record, 65 career wins, 4th place in State, wrestled through torn ligament in his thumb
Andrew Schauer, Sibley East, Junior-30-11 record, State Entrant, 150 points, Very improved wrestler
Josh Filk, Hutchinson/BLHS, Senior-Captain, All Conference, State Participant, 35-11 record,
Bryce Kallenbach, WM/ML, Senior-All Conference, MVP, MWCA Scholarship Winner, 29-5 record, 128 career wins, Team Leader, does what is best for the team (also 220)
Cody Voight, Sibley East, Senior-Captain, State Entrant, 39-3 record, 221 team points, 2x State Entrant, teams best pinner.
Tanner Berguis, ACGC, Freshman-26-11 record, 135 team points, Section Champion, 2x State Entrant, Went 1-2 at state
Tyler Stenzel, Hutchinson/BLHS, Senior-Captain, All Conference, State Participant, 40-7 record,
Chandler Kurth, Hutchinson/BLHS, Senior-Captain, All Conference, Section Champion, 3rd Place in State, 45-2 record, great anchor for the team.
Nick Forner, NYA, Senior-13-5 record, 72 team points, Captain, 2x Section Champion, 2x State Entrant
All Area Coach of the Year:
Todd Card, Hutchinson/BLHS-Guided team to 25 wins, WCC East Championship, 2nd place in Section Meet, Top 10 ranking.