No. 1 KM stops Trojans

No. 1-ranked Kasson-Mantorville defeated New Prague 37-18 in the semifinals of the State Class AA wrestling tournament Thursday afternoon in St. Paul. 

The KoMets will wrestled Simley in the championship match at 7 p.m. New Prague will face Foley at 5 p.m. for third place. 

Kasson-Mantorville jumped to a 20-3 lead, with Griffin Parriott getting the only early win for the Trojans, on a 4-2 decision at 120 pounds. The Trojans won four straight decisions, by Morgan Parriott (145), Joe Heinz (152) Richard Reinartz (160) and Logan Giles (170). But New Prague would win only one more match, a decision by Nathan Preston at 220. 

 

Trojan results

KoMets 37, Trojans 18

106 - Sam Reyant lost tech. fall 25-10

113 - Nick Knutson lost major decision, 12-0

120 - Griffin Parriott won decision, 4-2

126 - James Berg lost decision, 14-7

132 - Alek Nelson lost technical fall 20-5

138 - Darick Kvam lost decision 14-7

145 - Morgan Parriott won decision, 4-1

152 - Joe Heinz won decision, 6-3

160 - Richard Reinartz won decision, 3-1

170 - Logan Giles won decsision, 6-2

182 - Andrew Maruska lost tech fall 0-16

195 - Mitch Gullickson lost by fall, :53

220 - Nathan Presto won decision, 8-2

285 - Zach Lafavor lost by fall, 1:13