Come on out and join us in support of Faribault Wrestling at the Legacy Golf Course on Friday, July 29.
Faribault’s Tim Shiels (1974 graduate) was inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame-Minnesota Chapter, and joins his father Dick Shiels to become Minnesota’s first father-son combo in the Hall of Fame. Dick was inducted to the Hall of Fame back in 2006.
Charlie Chambers and Riley Stoltz brought home NYWA State title hardware after winning their respective weight brackets. In addition, Stoltz claimed the 7-8th Grade Outstanding Wrestler award by pinning all four of his opponents. In the K-4th Grade State competition, JT Hausen and Bo Bokman each took 4th Place and Logan Vargo placed 6th. In the NYWA Invite, the Green Machine had three more place-winners. Aiden Tobin won his weight bracket, while Sam LaCanne and Bryce Nolen took 3rd Place.
The 7-8th Grade Team won three duals over the weekend to finish 10th out of the 32-team state team tournament. The team also won the Paul Wolfe Sportsmanship Award.
In addition to the 7-8th Grade team wrestling at NYWA State this weekend, the Green Machine will have four individuals wrestling in the 7-8th state tournament and three more in the K-6th state tournament. Bo Bokman and Charlie Chambers advanced to NYWA State with first-place finishes at NYWA Regions, while Riley Stoltz, JT Hausen, and Elliott Viland advanced with second-place finishes. Madden Paul and Will Erickson advance with third-place finishes. Also wrestling this weekend at the NYWA Invite tournament by placing 4-6th place at NYWA Regions are Jayden Jirele, Logan Vargo, Trevor Holmberg, Cole Redding, Aiden Tobin, Bryce Nolen, Dylan Lippert, and Alex Hoy. The 7-8th Grade Team will wrestle on Thursday and Friday afternoon.
The 7-8th Grade team will wrestle this weekend at NYWA State pictured in front row: Riley Stoltz, Aiden Tobin, Jax Bokman, Cole Redding, Alex Hoy, and Sam LaCanne. Back row: Bryce Nolen, Will Erickson, Dylan Lippert, Charlie Chambers, and Josh Oathoudt. Not pictured: Gael Ramirez.
The Green Machine qualified 23 youth wrestlers from the districts qualifier tournaments. They will wrestle in Bryon this weekend, 3/18 and 3/19, at the NYWA Regions. Grades 5-8 will wrestle on Friday evening, while Grades K-4 will wrestle on Saturday. The top 3 in each respective age/weight class will advance to NYWA State which takes place March 31-April 3. Pictured are in front row: Cole Redding, JT Hausen, Elliott Viland, Isaac Yetzer, Tayten Fierst, Blake Judd, Jayden Jirele, Trevor Holmberg, and Madden Paul. Back row: Charlie Chambers, Bryce Nolan, Alex Hoy, Dylan Lippert, Riley Stoltz, and Marcos Ramirez. Not pictured: Will Erickson, Sam LaCanne, Aiden Tobin, Hunter Conrad, Jayce Kaderlik, Cooper Leichtnam, and Logan Vargo.
A club-record 20 youth wrestlers will qualified for the MNUSA State Tournament (takes place at Rochester Community College this weekend March 11-13). Those wrestling at MNUSA State are pictured in front row: Bo Bokman, Elliott Viland, Tayten Fierst, Logan Vargo, Trevor Holmberg, JJ Reuvers, Blake Judd, Carter Kanzenbach, and Corbin Donkers. Back row: Cole Redding, Marcos Ramirez, Hunter Conrad, Aiden Tobin, Charlie Chambers, Will Erickson, JT Hausen, Chase Kanzenbach, and Jayce Kaderlik. Not pictured: Mason Kanzenbach and Wyatt Adamek.