Three MHS wrestlers earned top awards at the Floyd Farrand Invitational wrestling meet at Sioux Falls Lincoln High School Friday and Saturday, December 29-30. Eli Fischer and Alec Bien were runners-up in their respective weight classes. Brodie Holtquist finished eighth at 170 pounds.
Milbank finished 13th in the team standings with 60 points. Harrisburg won the tournament with 203 points. Watertown took second with 191, and Brandon Valley was third at 173.5. Rounding out the team totals were: Sturgis, 171; Vermillion, 129.5; Lennox, 112; Sioux Falls Roosevelt, 104; Wagner, 96; Spearfish, 90.5; Parkston, 75; Sioux Falls O’Gorman, 70; Brookings, 62.5; Sioux Falls Lincoln, 48; Garretson, 45; Tea Area, 28, and Sioux Falls Washington, 25.
Milbank hosts Sisseton on Thursday, January 4, at the Milbank Armory for a dual match. The Dawgs then host the Big Stone Therapies Border Battle on Saturday, January 6, at the high school.
Results from the Floyd Farrand Invitational:
106 – Eli Fischer won by fall/Asher Eidem, SF Washington, 1:03; won by fall/Alex Mentzer, SF Lincoln, :59; won 9-2/ Nolan Archer, Brookings; fell 7-4 to Ty Althoff, Watertown. Second place finish.
113 – Barrett Schneck lost by fall to Riley Williams, 3:04; won by fall/Carson Holt, SF O’Gorman, 4:35; lost by fall to Ryan Hirschkorn, Harrisburg, :44.
120 – Kaden Krause lost by fall to Jacob Marshall, Harrisburg, 4:25; won 4-2 in sudden victory over Eli Leonhardt, SF Roosevelt; fell 3-2 to Bradyn Lhotak, Wagner.
126 – Brady Femling lost by fall to Max Sailor, Spearfish, :56; won 5-4 /Shawn Florey, Lennox; lost by 18-2 technical fall to Dan Momotic, SF Roosevelt, 4:06.
132 – JD Lusk lost by fall to Rocky Berg, Parkston, 3:17; lost 9-0/major decision to Jakob Thomas, Tea Area.
138 – Breyden Miller lost by fall to Grant Wirkus, Watertown, :39; lost by fall to Jack Kratz, Vermillion, 2:40.
152 – Toby Schneck won 7-2/Cole Ebert, Tea Area; lost by fall to Bailey Brengle, Sturgis, 2:42; lost by fall to Quinton Abrahamson, Harrisburg, 2:27.
160 – Alec Bien won by fall/ Braedon Treadway, SF Lincoln, :46; won 5-2/Jake Sailer, Sturgis; fell 3-1 to Ryan Meyer, Harrisburg. Second place finish.
170 – Brodie Holtquist won by fall/Jacob Murphy, SF Lincoln, 5:44; lost by fall to Nick Schirado, Harrisburg, 3:18; won by fall /JT Panning, Tea Area, :40; lost by fall to Sam Stroup, Watertown, 4:29; lost by fall to Jacob Murphy, SF Lincoln, 2:20. Eighth place finish.
182 – Isaac Fischer fell 4-0 to Cade Bruggeman, Harrisburg; won by fall/Trevor Sagness, SF Washington, 2:20; fell 8-1 to Reese Hansen, Spearfish.
195 – Tanner Kettwig lost by fall to Sam Lembcke, Brandon Valley, 3:00; fell by 14-3 major decision to Evan Hehr, Spearfish.
220 – Logan Meyer lost by fall to Jace Johnson, Wagner, 1:36; lost by fall to Marc Williams, Spearfish, :18.
Brodie Holtquist – file photo