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Thursday's Results: New Richmond, Somerset wrestlers score MBC wins

New Richmond's Braeden Gefeke pinned his opponent at 182 pounds in the final bout of the Tigers' 50-30 win over Amery on Thursday.

The Somerset and New Richmond wrestling teams both scored impressive Middle Border Conference victories on Thursday.

The Somerset wrestlers won the battle for second place in the MBC standings, winning at Baldwin-Woodville, 41-33. Somerset built a 41-15 lead in the match by winning several early pivotal matches. The biggest win may have been when Jared Grahovac scored a pin in the 132-pound class.

New Richmond's wrestlers won on their home mat on Thursday, defeating Amery 50-30. While Amery has several standouts, the Warriors are young in a number of other weight classes. The Tigers took full advantage to win comfortably.

The St. Croix Central wrestling team went looking for their second win of the MBC season. They fell short, losing to Prescott, 43-33.

St. Croix Central did get a win Thursday. It came from the Panthers' girls basketball team. The Panthers defeated Osceola 63-36 to improve to 8-0 in the MBC this season.

The Somerset boys hockey team lost in its game at Holy Angels, played at Richfield on Thursday. The final score was 7-1.

Dave Newman

Dave Newman has been the sports editor at the New Richmond News since 1988. He has covered the action in the Middle Border Conference, Dunn-St. Croix Conference and Big Rivers Conference for more than 30 years.

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