Varsity Wins GSL Invite; Isaac More Youth Wrestler of Week

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.

Isaac Moore was named the Wrestler of the Week in the first youth preseason practice led by Joey Majerus.

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

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The 2017-2018 Season is upon us!

Just a few updates & reminders as we get the season underway! 

  • Community Calendar Blitz will be held on Saturday, Nov. 18…stayed tuned to your email for details.
  • Online Team Store for clothing orders will be opening this week!
  • Practice begins on Monday, Nov. 20th…be sure to complete registration forms online ASAP via the ZM Schools website.
  • Wrestlers can take part in the Turkey Trot 5K on Thanksgiving morning
    • TIME: 8 a.m.

    •  PLACE: Covered Bridge (library side)

    • COST: Free will donation for Zumbrota area food shelf –   Non-perishable food items or cash

  • CONGRATULATIONS to ZM Cougar senior Caden Steffen who signed a National Letter of Intent to wrestle for the Minnesota Golden Gophers next year!

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Owen Lexvold MN/USA Freestyle and Greco State Champ; Brett Pfarr Leads Practices

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!

Haglund Selected as Guillotine 2017 Academic All-State Wrestler

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!jarret.guillotine

 

 

Virginia Beach Nationals Results

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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!

Results:

  • Jacob Bennett, 2-2
  • Luke Tupper, 3-2
  • Sam Nordquist, 1-2
  • Hayden Voxland, 1-2
  • Caden Steffen, 6-0, 1st Place
  • Jarret Haglund, 1-2

Virginia Beach Nationals

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6 Cougars are representing Team MN in Virginia Beach, VA this weekend  at the 28th Annual NHSCA National Wrestling Championships.

http://www.flowrestling.org/event/254717-2017-nhsca-high-school-nationals

Fridays results:

  • Jacob Bennett (Sophomore 182) went 2-0, in Quarter-Finals tomorrow
  • Luke Tupper (Junior 145) went 2-1, in wrestle-backs tomorrow
  • Sam Nordquist (Junior 160) went 1-1, in wrestle-backs tomorrow
  • Hayden Voxland (Junior 170) went 1-1, in wrestle-backs tomorrow
  • Caden Steffen (Junior 182) went 3-0, in Quarter-Finals tomorrow
  • Jarret Haglund (Junior 220) went 0-1, in wrestle-backs tomorrow

Good luck, guys! Go Cougs & Team MN!

 

 

 

 

3 ZM Wrestlers Place at MN/USA Cadet and Junior State Folkstyle

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.