The Mora wrestling team had it’s first competition since Dec. 21. They hosted a seven- team tournament on Saturday, Jan. 6.
Jan. 6 - Tournament at Mora
Team score results
1. Waconia 284.0
2. Mora 210.0
3. Aitkin 160.0
4. Andover 111.5
5. Mille Lacs 110.0
6. Rush City Braham 95.0
7. Spectrum 60.0
- 106: Avery Nelson-7 (1-1) placed 2nd.; Conner Gmahl-7 (10-10) placed 3rd
- 113: Trevor Thielen-9 (7-11) placed 5th
- 120: Cody Haggberg-9 (6-10) placed 3rd; Tommy Schroeder-9 (1-2) placed 5th.
- 126: Ryan Nosbush-11 (20-2) placed 1st
- 132: Parker Voss-10 (1-4) placed 5th; Nolan McGaw-7 (1-3) placed 6th.
- 138: Jordan Lindquist-12 (11-8) placed 5th
- 145: Austin Voss-10 (11-7) placed 3rd
- 152: Jon Smith-11 (17-7) placed 2nd
- 160: Dylan Nelson-9 (7-2) placed 3rd
- 170: Jake Nowling-11 (11-9) placed 4th
- 182: Draven Hammel-12 (3-4) placed 4th
- 195: Max Anderson-12 (10-8) placed 2nd
- 220: Collin McCarthy-10 (5-3) placed 2nd; Tanner Grangruth-9 (7-10) placed 3rd.
- 285: Jace Morneau-11 (1-8) placed 6th.
- Brandon Udstuen-11 (5-3) placed 4th
Waconia proved to be too much for the Mustangs. The Mustangs came in a strong second place with every wrestler placing. Junior Ryan Nosbush came home with the only individual title. The story of the tournament was Mora’s youth and talent was displayed.
The Mustangs had five wrestlers wrestle their first varsity tournaments. Sophomore Parker Voss competed in his first varsity tournament at 132 and placed fifth. Freshman Dylan Nelson placed third at 160. Freshman Tommy Schroeder placed fifth at 126. Seventh grader Avery Nelson made the finals, placing second. Finally seventh grader Nolan McGaw placed sixth at 132.
Avery Nelson, Tommy Schroeder, and Jace Morneau all earned their first career varsity win.