The River Valley Wildcats competed in a triangular meet Friday night. The Wildcats defeated Fulda-MCC in a thrilling dual, 40-37. 


The River Valley Wildcats competed in a triangular meet Friday night. The Wildcats defeated Fulda-MCC in a thrilling dual, 40-37.  

The Wildcats jumped out to an early 18-9 lead, after Bertram, Meidl and Hammerschmidt all recorded quick falls.  

Fulda-MCC reclaimed the lead after the 160 pound weight class and had a 31-22 lead after the 170 pound match. Senior Jordan Meine closed the gap with a 10 second pin to bring the score to 28-31.  

The teams traded forfeits at 195 and 220 pounds and Lance Briard ended the night with a first period fall to give the Wildcats the win, 40-37.

Results
103 - Sam Baier, lost by decision 6-8
113 - Open
120 - Conner Bertram, won by fall
126 - Gerritt Meidl, won by fall
132 - Caleb Hammerschmidt, won by fall
138 - Alex Rodriguez, lost by fall
145 - Jacob Anderson, won by major decision 12-0
152 - Tristan Johnson, lost by fall
160 - open
170 - Tim Krueger, lost by major decision  0-13
182 - Jordan Meine, won by fall
195 - Issai Ramirez, won by forfeit
220 - Open
Hwt. - Lance Briard, won by fall    

 

The Wildcats were then defeated in their second dual by state ranked Wabasso-Red Rock Central 9-60.   
The River Valley wrestling team now sits at 5-8.

Results
103 - Sam Baier,won by decision
113 - Open
120 - Open
126 - Gerrit Meidl, lost by fall
132 - Caleb Hammerschmidt, lost by fall
138 - Alex Rodriguez, lost by fall
145 - Jacob Anderson, won by decision 4-3
152 - Open
160 - Open
170 - Tim Krueger, lost by fall
182 - Deandre Andreasen, lost by fall
195 - Jordan Meine, lost by fall
220 - Open
Hwt. - Lance Briard, won by decision 3-1    

The Wildcats return to action against conference rival Madelia-Truman this Thursday night at Madelia.