The varsity kicked off their season Saturday winning the Glencoe-Silver Lake/Lester Prairie Don Hall Invite. 6 Cougars were crowned champions including Michael Majerus, Sam Nordquist, Hayden Voxland, Caden Steffen, Jacob Bennett, and Jarret Haglund. Full tournament results are available here.
A group of JH/JV wrestlers also competed in Wabasha on Saturday. Isaiah O’Reilly led the way with a 4-0 record.
Upcoming Events: Monday: Youth Preseason Practice led by Joey Majerus at 6PM
Wednesday: Booster Club Meeting at Zumbrota VFW 6:30 PM. Please join us!
Friday: JH/JV/V @ Triton. Byron PreK-6.
Saturday: JH @ Ellsworth. JV/V @ Coon Rapids. Pine Island PreK-6.
Sunday: Rochester Century and Chatfield PreK-6
6 ZM wrestlers took part in the MN/USA Kids-Cadets State Freestyle and Greco Tournaments over the weekend in Monticello. Owen Lexvold was able to claim the championship in both styles at Bantam 75 lbs. Ryan Lexvold earned runner-up in Greco and 4th place in freestyle at Novice 112. Cain Lexvold placed 4th in freestyle and didn’t place in Greco at Intermediate 80. Michael Majerus earned 5th in freestyle, DNP in Greco at Cadet 106. Jack Haglund DNP in Greco at Cadet 195. Congratulations boys!
ZM wrestling was honored to host MN Gopher and NCAA national runner-up Brett Pfarr in Mazeppa to lead 4 practices for the 7-12 graders. Brett was a tremendous clinician and a pleasure to have in the wrestling room. Thank you Brett!
Congratulations to Jarret Haglund for earning a spot on the 2017 Academic All-State Team selected by The Guillotine! Jarret is a wonderful young man who continually works hard both in the classroom and on the mat. Thanks, Jarret, for being such a positive role model for your teammates and future Cougar wrestlers!
The Cougars represented MN well at the NHSCA High School Nationals in Virginia Beach, VA this weekend. All the boys won at least one match in this very competitive tournament full of the nation’s best high school wrestlers! Congratulations to Caden Steffen on becoming a National Champion and All-American!
6 ZM wrestlers competed in the MN/USA Cadet and Junior State Folkstyle Tournament in Anoka on Saturday. Luke Tupper was runner-up at Junior 152, Sam Nordquist placed 4th at Junior 170, and Michael Majerus earned 5th at Cadet 106. Also competing were Tyler Soltau, Jack Haglund, and Cole Poncelet.
Upcoming Events (March 20-26)
Monday- Youth open mat/team practice at 6:00.
Tuesday- Youth open mat/team practice at 6:00.
Thursday- Youth open mat/team practice at 6:00.
Friday/Saturday- NYWA Individual Regions in Byron.
Sunday- NYWA Team Regions in Eyota.