Our youth wrestlers of the week are Jaxson Poncelet, Levi Matthees, and Mitchell Olson. Jaxson is in PreK and son of Jeff and Carrie. Levi is in 2nd grade and son of Jeff and Michelle. Mitchell is in 5th grade and son of Mike and Joey.
Our last grade level practices are Tuesday night. We hope to see everyone there especially those who haven’t been able to make it for a while. Thank you for getting them to practice, tournaments, volunteering, participating in the fundraiser, and being supportive of your wrestlers and the ZM Wrestling program!
Upcoming Events (Feb 18-24)
Tuesday– Last grade level youth practice. PreK-3rd at 5:45. 4th-6th at 6:45.
Thursday- Youth open mat at 5:45 PM. Note start time due to 5th grade concert.
Friday&Saturday- Varsity Individual Sections at Mayo Civic Center.
Sunday- Youth Jr/Sr Team Tournament in Chatfield.
Two ZM youth wrestling teams took part in the St. Charles dual tournament on Sunday. Both earning runner-up and falling to Chatfield in the championships. Great day of wrestling!
Maxwell Ramer won his 16-man bracket at Gopher Nationals on Saturday, pinning his way through the championship and earned Most Outstanding Wrestler. Congrats Maxwell!
The JV took 3rd place in the HVL JV Tournament Saturday in Cannon Falls. Placing first were Jack Krier, Brennan Sheda, and Calvin Voxland.
Upcoming Events (Feb 11 – Feb 17)
Monday- Youth practice. PreK-3rd at 5:45. 4th-6th at 6:45.
Tuesday- ZM Wrestling Booster Club Meeting 6:30 at Zumbrota VFW
Thursday- High School varsity at home vs winner of St. Charles and Triton at 7 PM in Mazeppa.
Friday– Youth open mat at 5:45
Saturday- Section 1A semi-finals (1 PM) and finals (3 PM) at Mayo Civic Center. Full bracket.
Braxton Mehrkens is the Youth Wrestler of the Week. Braxton is in 4th grade and son of Kyle and Amber Mehrkens. He earned this award for his great effort and intensity. Keep it up Braxton!
Roughly 90 wrestling fans made the trip to Minneapolis to watch the MN Gopher wrestlers defeat Purdue. Many kids were able to get autographs from Caden Steffen, Goldy Gopher, and Gable Steveson at the match.
Upcoming Events (Feb 4 – Feb 10)
Monday Tuesday- Youth practice. PreK-3rd at 5:45. 4th-6th at 6:45.
Thursday, and Friday– Youth open mat/team practice at 5:45.
Thursday- High School at Pine Island
Saturday- Conference JV at Cannon Falls. Youth open in Grand Meadow.
Sunday- Youth Jr. and Sr. team tournament in St. Charles