Friday, February 24, 2017

Section wrestling and basketball updates

Canon Swanson in action tonight at NL-S in the section individual tournament.

Four members of the B-B-E Jaguars wrestling team made it to the championship match in their weight classes with semifinal wins tonight at NLS: Canon Swanson, Tyler Bents, Adam Jaeger and Isaiah Gilbert. They will all compete for first-place finishes in the Section 5A tournament during the finals round that is set to begin at approximately 2:15 p.m. tomorrow (Saturday, February 25).

The second round of wrestlebacks begin at noon on Saturday at NLS. *Updates have been posted on Saturday morning. Here's the big one to share: a Parade of Champs will begin at 2 p.m. following the end of wrestlebacks for student-athletes at the tournament who will compete in the finals (top-six). The finals will begin at 2:15 p.m.

Re-capping Friday night:
In the 113-pound bracket, freshmen Canon Swanson won by fall (5:19) over sophomore Hunter Mondor of Benson in his semifinal round.

At 126 pounds, sophomore Tyler Bents defeated senior Jacob Carlson in his semifinal match by a 6-5 decision. (video below)

At 145 pounds, junior Adam Jaeger won his semifinal match by defeating senior Darrin Stoetzel of Osakis by a 13-7 decision.

At 145 pounds, junior Isaiah Gilbert won his semifinal match by defeating sophomore Jared Knutson of Benson in an 8-6 decision.

Numerous other Jaguars won in the wrestlebacks or have byes in their wrestleback bracket and remain to fight on Day Two: Blaine Fischer (106), Tyler Jensen (120), Dylan T. Kampsen (132), Trevor Kern (160), Spencer Amundson (182) and Seth Roering (285).

Dalton Guzier won his quarterfinal match, but then in the semifinals was defeated to fall to the wrestleback round. That rounds out a total of 11 Jaguars who will compete on Day Two of the section tournament. Two Jaguars battled their hearts out but lost out of the wrestlebacks: eighth grader Mark Jenniges (138) and senior Jonah Voss (195).

Here's video from the 126-pound semifinals featuring B-B-E sophomore Tyler Bents...the video settings can be adjusted to Hi-Def:

I'm currently combing through and uploading additional video from tonight at NL-S, and I'll get some posted later tonight. In the mean time, here's video from the Section 5A team final four round at Holdingford a week ago:

The B-B-E Jaguars girls' basketball team lost 61-57 at Eden Valley-Watkins to complete the regular season. They take an 18-8 record into the Sub-Section 5A-South playoffs.

At home tonight, the B-B-E Jaguars boys' basketball team lost to the 144th-ranked Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg Fighting Saints by a 35-29 score...the Jaguars are 10-14 overall, while K-M-S is 3-22 overall. K-M-S is seeded No. 9 in Sub-Section 3A-North.

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