Eight ZM Cougars will compete in the individual state tournament! The Cougars had 4 Champions and 4 Runners-Up in the Section One Individual Tournament who will compete at the Xcel Energy Center on March 2-3. Congratulations and good luck to all!
106 Michael Majerus – 2nd
113 Beau Jurrens – 2nd
126 Mike Vath – 2nd
145 Luke Tupper – 2nd
170 Hayden Voxland – 1st
182 Caden Steffen – 1st
195 Jacob Bennett – 1st
220 Jarret Haglund – 1st
State Tournament Brackets and info can be found here: https://theguillotine.com/2018-high-school-tournament-time/
Section Champions/State Tournament T-shirts are now available! Shirts will be on sale starting tomorrow. Limited quantities/first come first served! Get yours before they’re gone…let’s fill the Xcel with blue on Thursday!!! GO COUGS!
T-shirts: $15 or 2 for $25; Long sleeves: $20 (please add $2 for 2X-4X)
On sale sites/times:
- Monday-Wednesday: During school hours from Bev Prodzinski at the High School
- Monday: Mazeppa Wrestling Room 5pm-7pm
- Tuesday: Mazeppa Wrestling Room 6pm-7pm
MN Mat Rats T-shirts are not available @ ZMHS this year but can be purchased during the state tournament. Info can be found here: https://theguillotine.com/minnesotas-mat-rats-t-shirts/
Six Cougar wrestlers earned HVL All-Conference honors and six Cougars were selected as All-Conference Honorable Mention…WOW! What an amazing representation for ZM Wrestling, congratulations to all!
- 106 Michael Majerus
- 126 Michael Vath
- 152 Sam Nordquist
- 182 Caden Steffen
- 195 Jacob Bennett
- Hwt Jarret Haglund
- 138 Spencer Defrang
- 145 Luke Tupper
- 152 Richard Gehrke
- 160 Hayden Stensland
- 170 Hayden Voxland
- 170 Tyler Soltau
Section 1 team brackets have been set…#1 ZM will host #8 St. Charles & #9 Wabasha-Kellogg who will wrestle at 6pm Thursday, Feb. 15. The Cougars will wrestle the winner of that dual immediately following, approximately 7pm. The full bracket can be found here: https://www.mshsl.org/mshsl/showxmlbrackets.asp?tournid=25&bracket=5432
We hope to see everyone in Mazeppa on Thursday night…GO COUGS!
After a nearly two-week break from competition following The Clash, the Cougars were back in action this weekend going undefeated in 4 duals.
We had a full house in Mazeppa for the HVL show-down vs. Goodhue on Friday night! The Cougars had a big win over the Wildcats, winning 35-15.
On Saturday the Cougs traveled west to Wabasso and went 3-0 on the day with wins over Minneota (45-15), ACGC (53-6), and Wabasso-Red Rock Central (43-16).
Two Cougars earned milestone victories as well…Congratulations to Caden Steffen on career win #150 and Spencer Defrang on career win #100!
Last chance to order your Cougar Wrestling clothing for this season! Our team store closes tonight @ 11:59 pm. Thanks for your support of ZM Wrestling…GO COUGS!
Congratulations to ZM Coaches Link Steffen and Mark Krier for being selected as the 2017 Minnesota Head Coach & Assistant Coach of the Year! Link and Mark were recognized at the MWCA/Dave Bartelma Hall of Fame Banquet on April 29th. Well deserved!!!
Click here to find out more: MWC.Link Steffen.Bio MWCA.Mark Krier.Bio
And, in addition to winning the Team State Championship, the ZM Cougars were also recognized as Team Champions of the 2017 MSHSL Individual State Tournament!
Please plan to join us tomorrow night after the individual finals in welcoming home our State Champion Cougar Wrestlers! Stay tuned, more details to come.
This event will also be live-streamed on Facebook for those unable to attend!