Five Grizzlies go unbeaten in quadrangular

Jay Schneider,

WEM senior Jaxon Hulsing looks towards the official while wrestling Thursday to see whether or not his opponent is pinned. Hulsing is second on the Grizzlies with 22 escapes. (Leanne Kavitz photo)

The final regular season WEM/JWP wrestling match of the 2022-2023 season was held Thursday, Feb. 9 in Waterville.

The Grizzlies won two of the three matches in this quadrangular which featured 19-win Cannon Falls, and two opponents from Section 2A, NRHEG and Blue Earth Area.

Cannon Falls defeated WEM/JWP, 44-32. The Grizzlies defeated Blue Earth Area, 39-36 and Gopher Conference rival NRHEG, 38-29.

Five grapplers finished the night without losing a match. They included Brady Murphy, Carson Petry, and Keegan Kuball each winning three matches, and Max Davis and Grady Grohman each winning their lone matches.

Winning two of three were Parker James, Lucas Morsching, Jack Cahill, and Avery Fall.

In the win over the Panthers, the marquee matchup of the night was at 285 pounds between Kuball and Makota Misgen. Kuball is rated 6th at Class A 220 pounds and Misgen was rated 3rd at ClassA285 pounds. Both wrestlers recorded an escape and the match went into overtime where Kuball picked up a 3-1 win.

Murphy started the match with a...

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