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School menu Jan. 7-11 Breakfast Monday:. Sausage patty & cheese on an English muffin, juice or fruit, mile Tuesday: Breakfast pizza, juice or fruit, milk. Wednesday: Toasted cheese bread, sausage patty, juice or fruit, milk. Thursday: Egg bake, juice or fruit, milk. Friday: Pancake or French toast, sausage patty, juice or fruit, milk. Lunch Monday: Beefy nachos w/ cheese sauce or chicken salad on WG bun, bean bake, carrot sticks, broccoli florets, celery sticks, oranges-cinnamon apples, milk. Tuesday: Spaghetti w/meat sauce, WG garlic breadstick or crispy chicken wrap, Romaine salad w/FF dressing, tomato wedges, white bean & tomato salad, kiwi- pineapple tidbits, milk. Wednesday: Grilled cheese sandwich w/tomato soup or turkey sub, broccoli florets, carrot sticks, green peas, apple-fruit cocktail, milk. Thursday: Popcom chicken w/ mashed potatoes WG breadstick or chicken Caesar salad w/roll, tomato wedges, black bean salad, cucumber slices, oranges-diced pears, milk. Friday: Hot dog on a WG bun and tater tots or fish sandwich w cheese, tator tots, radishes, broccoli florets, green pepper sticks, apple- peach slices, milk. Cubs defeat Eagles! By Mike Schindler, coach The Cubs were led by their seniors as they took on a confer- ence and section rival in Eden Valley-Watkins Thursday, Dec. 20. The Eagles won four out of the first five weights with Blane Tschida(113) getting the Cubs on the board with a pin in 3:02 over Tyler Donnay. The Cubs found themselves in a 6-24 deficit going into the 138-pound weight class where Quinten Berres fired the team up with a fall in 2:17 over Donavin McCann. Senior Marcus Hamer fought through an injury to help his team out and came up with a fall in 3:22 over John Salzl. Soph- omore Tanner Schreifels (152) kept things rolling for the Cubs with an 8-2 decision win over lohn Onter- berger. With this win, the Cubs pulle d within three points. The Cubs lost the next two matches to EV-W two-ranked guys, giving up a pin and a deci- sion win, leaving the Cubs trailing by a score of 21-33. The Cubs needed their big guys to come up huge, and senior Tra- vis Wills got things started with a 8-4 decision win over Luke Kue- chle. Senior Austin Schlueter received a fall in 1:15 over Shelby Sheldon, and junior Devon Kel- ley pinned Matt Unterberger in 17 seconds. The Cubs finally took the lead in the dual 36-33, going into the heavyweight match, where senior Tim Konz sealed the win for the Cubs with a fall in 1:36 over Lyle Miller. The win over the Eagles puts the Cubs CMC record at 1-1 on the year and 4-5 overall. The Cubs will travel to Rochester for the Clash Wrestling Tournament Friday and Saturday, Dec. 28 and 29. The first round of wrestling will start at 4 p.m. Friday night, when the Cubs will take on St. Michael- Albertville. Town and Country 12-21-12 Win loss Weisman Racing 20 8 GagnonLandscaping 14.5 13.5 Looman's Constructionl4 14 Aqua lanes - 14 14 TripleD Farm 13.5 14.5 Vinar's Cabinet 8 20 Week 16 high games 210 or better: Cory Kunke1258, 224; Dan Dahnke 244, 232; Dusty Nicka 242, 224; Dwight Vinar 238, 235; Mark Jor- dan 232; Gordy Schreifels 224, 216; Steve Becker 218; Dave Dahnke 217; Jesse Bogatzki 216, 210. High series: Dwight Vinar 667; Dan Dahnke 647; Cory Kunkel 643; Dusty Nicka 635; Gordy Sch- reifels 634; Jesse Bogatzki 611. Tri-County 12-19-12 Vinar's Cabinet 29 3 Custom Towiflg 22 10 KrippnerCust. Pump. 18 14 Ameriprise Financial 14 18 Blue Moose Bar/Grill 10 22 Kimball Legion 3 29 Week 16 high games 210 or bet- ter: Gordy Schreifels 259, 244, 231; Dwight Vinar 259, 211; lake Asfeld 244, 220; leremy Reitmeier 237; Dave Kloepner 235, 219; Steve Becker 216, 212; JeremyVinar 215. High series: Gordy Schreifels 734; Dave Kloepner 647; Dwight Vinar 641; Steve Becker 630; lake Asfeld 625; Jeremy Vinar 603. Commercial League 12-20-12 KFD 77 43 SOBs 75.5 44.5 Kim-Built 71 49 Main Street Pub 69.5 50.5 Triple R 63.5 56.5 H & S Geothermal 42.5 77.5 H & S Heating/AC 40 80 Weekly top ten: Dwight Vinar 290, 214, 676; Jeremy Salzbrun 232, 232, 611; Travis Van Nurden 254, 596; Aaron Winter 224, 589; Matt Adolph 221, 580; Jason Salzbrun 577; Brian Mackereth 575; Tony Stewart 572; Joe Asfeld 572; Pres- ton Fischer 237, 572; mark Serbus 223; Corey Kirchner 223. Commercial League 12-27-12 Win loss KFD 93.5 50.5 SOBs 90.5 53.5 Kim-Built 89 55 Triple R 76.5 67.5 Main Street Pub 75.5 68.5 H & S Heating/AC 51 93 H & S Geothermal 50 94 Weekly top ten: Jeremy Vinar 223, 595; Dwight Vinar 208, 593; Pres- ton Fischer 244, 593; Eric Donnay 217, 576; Jeremy Salzbrun 238, 569; Travis VanNurden 202, 559; Joe Asfeld 210, 540; Shawn Dahlinger 210, 5391; Ray Adolph 531; Aaron Winter 207, 529; Micah Myers 208. Tri-County 12-26-12 Vinar's Cabinet 47 17 Blue Moose Bar/Grill 35 29 Custom Towing 35 29 Ameriprise Financial 33 31 KrippnerCust. Pump. 32 32 Kimball Legion 10 54 Week 17 high games 210 or bet- ter: Gordy Schreifels 290, 268, 259; Dave Kloepner 267; Steve Becker 238; Jason Knoll 223, 215; Brian Mackereth 222; leremy Vinar 219, 214; Dwight Vinar 218, 215; Joe Asfeld 215. Cubs girls v Holdingford By]eremy Kuechle, coach by a steal and a layup attempt by Lady Cubs defeat Huskers, move to 5-3 into holiday break. The Kimball Cubs girls' basket- ball team played their final game of 2012, hosting the Holdingford Huskers in conference action on Friday, Dec. 21. The first half went back and forth as Holdingford fin- ished the first half with a 30-27 lead. The Cubs started the sec- ond half on a 10-0 scoring run to take a 37-30 lead. Then Hold- ingford finally managed a field goal almost five minutes into the half. The Cubs and Huskers bat- tled back and forth as the game was tied 48-48 with five minutes to play. Senior Guard Breane Mei- erhofer gave the Cubs 50-48 lead with a short field goal, followed senior Paiten Schreiner who was fouled on the play. Schreiner made both freethrows to stretch Kim- ball's lead to 52-48 with less than four minutes to go. Kimball built the lead late with a putback layup by Allie Seth, then a made free- throw by senior guard Kenadi Mackereth, and a crucial offen- sive rebound off the second free- throw from senior center Kaylee Petty. This led to the Cubs running a minute off the clock and finish- ing off the.possession with a Petty field goal, extending the Cubs lead to 57-50 lead with just under one minute to play. After some free-throws and scrappy baskets by the Husk- ers, Kimball finished the con- test with a 60-55 victory. Senior Allie Seth led all scorers with 16 points, followed by Meierhofer with 15, Kenadi Mackereth scored 11 points, senior guard Paiten Sch- reiner 7, senior guard Raelynn Cal- lander 4, junior guard Lexi Rose 4, Petty 2, and senior guard Casie Mackereth hit on one of two free- throws to round out the scoring. Steals leaders were Meierhofer 5, Kenadi Mackereth 3, Callander 2. Rebodnding leaders were Seth with 5, Meierhofer and sophomore Madel3m O'Brjen with 4 each. Mei- erhofer led the team with 5 assists, followed by Callander and Kenadi Mackereth with 3 assists each. Kimball's record moves to 5-3 (2-1 conference) as they practice ov.er the holiday break, preparing for Maple Lake for Friday, Jan. 4, at Maple Lake. Go Big Blue! Cubs wrestlers get tested against the best in the nation The wrestlers traveled down a fall in 1:06. Tim Konz (220) kept dual win 37-36. to Rochester Friday and Saturday, it going with a 10-2 major decision Round two of day two, the Cubs Dec. 28 and 29, to take part in one over 4th-ranked Shaquille Reed. faced off against l lth-ranked Zum- of the toughest dual tournaments Blane Tschida finished the scoring brota Mazeppa. The Cubs came out in the nation. The Clash is one of for the Cubs with a 6-2 decision win wrestling hard once again, but fell the most premier dual meet tourna- over 10th rankedAlex Rodorigo. The short, losing this dual 21-44. Get- ments with 32 teams from all over Cubs lost the dual 16-52. ring wins for the Cubs were Tra- the United States entering. The first The final round on day one was a vis Wills (182) who received a fall in day of this tournament, they set it close match with Rochester Mayo, a 2:26 over Caleb Giannini. Tim Konz up with four (8) team brackets, then, LeanandMeanteaminAAA. Travis bumped up to heavyweight to take depending on our results, the sec- Wills (182) got things started with on a giant, getting a 2-0 decision win ond day we are placed in pools with a fall in 36 seconds over Ryan Mot- over Shane Bode. Payton Schiefel- teams that have the same record, ley. Tim Konz (220) battled out an bein (106) received a 14-9 decision The Cubs were seeded 32nd in 8-4 decision win over Zach Lorang. win over Luke Tupper, Payton had the tournament and had to face the Blane Tschida took care of business, to battle back to get the win, as he number-one seed in St. Michael- racking up a fall in 20 seconds over started the match down 4-0. Blane Albertville. Our guys were exposed Brady Engelken. Ty Morrison and Tschida (113) had an exciting 4-3 to some great wrestling and made Quinten Berres both won tough- decision win over 3rd-ranked loey STMA earn every point they scored, fought matches 8-6 over there Majerus. Quinten Berres (126) won One of the premier matches in this opponents, Ty beat Kyle Calley and by a fall in 28 seconds over Caden dual was #2 ranked in class A, Blane Quinten beat Miles Patton. Brady Steffen. Tschida facing #1-ranked in AAA Mehr and Marcus Hamer finished The final round of the tourna- Mitchell McKee. This was a great the scoring for tile Cubs with two ment put Kimball against Burns- match that was decided by the ref, pins. Brady had a fall in 2:46 over ville. The Cubs finished the tour- instead of the wrestlers. Blane came Denley Minske and Marcus had a nament wrestling very well. Tra- up on the short end of a 1-0 loss. fall in 2:59 over Donovan Smith. vis Wills got the Cubs on the board Winning for the Cubs in this dual The Cubs lost the close dual 33-36. with a 4-0 decision win over Kevin in his first match back after being The Cubs woke up a little sore Maruri. Austyn Schlueter (195) injuredattheRushCitytournament and stiff on Saturday morning as received a fall in 1:15 over Isaac was Markus Mehr who received a they weighed in and got ready to Buchholz. Tim Konz kept it roll- 2-0 decision over Mitchell Herian at face another day of great compe- ing with another fall in 1:19 over 152. Also winning for the Cubs was tition. In the first round the Cubs John Dahl. Burnsville would battle Senior Travis Wills who had a 9-2 faced off against Forest Lake, a their way back, but the Cubs were decision over Owen Gammell. team with great wrestling tradition, too strong for them, winning the In the second round, the Cubs The outcome of this match was a last five out of seven matches. Blane facedoffagainstLakeStevens, Wash. great team effort being cappgd off Tschida (120) won by a fall in 1:39 Lake Stevens is ranked number with an exciting final match. Tan- over Juan Mendoza. Quinten Berres one in class 4A in Washington and ner Schreifels (145) started the dual (126) won by a fall in 1:23 over lack the Cubs continued to wrestle out for the Cubs with a 9-2 deci- O'Brien. Brady Mehr (132) won by tough. Markus Mehr (152) would, sion win over Kelby Wagner. Travis a 13-0 major decision over Hide get the Cubs on the board with a Wills received a forfeit at 182. Aus- Anderson. Marcus Hamer (138) won 5-1 decision win over lack Leblanc. tyn Schlueter (195) received a fall bya 13-1major decisionoverAlonso Austyn Schlueter (195) picked up in 1:06 over Tyler Anderson. Tim Quintana. Markus Mehr (152) won Konz (220) started his day off bat- by a fall in 1:23 over Bryce Evans. Hgh series: Gordy Schreifels 817; tling to a 1-0 decision win over ler- The final score was Kimball 41 Dave Kloepner 659; leremy Vinar emy McLaughlin. Blane Tsch- Burnsville 30. 642; Dwight Vinar 637; Stgve ida won by a fall in 1:14 over Grant With the last win, the Cubs Becker 610; JakeAsfeld 605. Brown. Quinten Berres (132) won ended up second in their pool, and Town and Country 12-28-12 by a decision 7-4 over 9th-ranked placed 30th overall in the tourna- Vinar's Cabinet 36 20 Andrew Meyers. Brady won a tough ment, wrestling above their seed. It Weisman Racing 33 23 match 2-1 over Sam Finch. These was a great tournament for the guys Triple D Farm 32.5 23.5 guys put the Cubs in a situation to to see what it takes to get to the next Looman's Construction29 27 win with the team score being 30-36 level. With having this many good Aqua Lanes. 23 33 going into the final match where matches, we had several guys finish Marcus Hamer (145) would need above.500. Gagnon Landscaping 14.5 25.5 a pin to tie the score. Based off cri- Finishing 5-1 for the tournament Week 17 high games 210 or better: teria, the Cubs could win the dual. were: Dwight Vinar 268; Jesse Bogatzki When the match started, you could TravisWills 231; Steve Becker 227; Jeremy tell that Marcus's opponent knew BlaneTschida Vinar 227; Dave Dahnke 222; ler- what his job was - not to get pinned. TimKonz emy Dahnke 221; mark Jordan 210. Marcus had to chase his opponent Finishing 4-1 for the tournament High series: Dwight Vinar 665; all around the mat as he was run- was: Steve Becker 614; Gordy Schreifels ning scared. Marcus took control Quinten Berres 585; leremyVinar 581. of the match, but was scoring too Finishing 3-3 for the tournament Aqua Trio 12-19-12 many points, and was close to a tech were: Pearl Lake Lodge 21 7 fall, which would have given the Marcus Hamer RJMGD 19 9 Cubs five points instead of the six BradyMehr needed. The ref nailed Forest Lake Markus Mehr Rookies 18 10 with stalling calls throughout the Austyn Schlueter Main Street Pub 13 15 match so, with time running out, it Next up for the Cubs will be Team V 6.5 21.5 was either get a pin or another stall- Wayzata and Paynesville at home Krippner Bailing 6.5 13.5 ing call, and he would have been on Jan. 3. The Cubs will face Way- 200 and above: Jason Philippi 231; DQ'd. Marcus pushed the pace and zata at 5 p.m., then Wayzata and Jerome Garding 203. gave it everything he had, and with Paynesville at 6:30 p.m., and Kim- 500 and above: Jason Philippi 578; time winding down Marcus locked ball vs. Paynesville at 8 p.m. Then, JeromeGarding;JeremyVinar541; up and took his opponent down, Saturday, Jan. 5, the Cubs travel to Steve Maus 514; Tony Garding 508; and received a fall in 5:41 to tie the Cannon Falls for an individual tour- Joe Asfeld 500. score for the Cubs, and getting the nament. School menu Jan. 7-11 Breakfast Monday:. Sausage patty & cheese on an English muffin, juice or fruit, mile Tuesday: Breakfast pizza, juice or fruit, milk. Wednesday: Toasted cheese bread, sausage patty, juice or fruit, milk. Thursday: Egg bake, juice or fruit, milk. Friday: Pancake or French toast, sausage patty, juice or fruit, milk. Lunch Monday: Beefy nachos w/ cheese sauce or chicken salad on WG bun, bean bake, carrot sticks, broccoli florets, celery sticks, oranges-cinnamon apples, milk. Tuesday: Spaghetti w/meat sauce, WG garlic breadstick or crispy chicken wrap, Romaine salad w/FF dressing, tomato wedges, white bean & tomato salad, kiwi- pineapple tidbits, milk. Wednesday: Grilled cheese sandwich w/tomato soup or turkey sub, broccoli florets, carrot sticks, green peas, apple-fruit cocktail, milk. Thursday: Popcom chicken w/ mashed potatoes WG breadstick or chicken Caesar salad w/roll, tomato wedges, black bean salad, cucumber slices, oranges-diced pears, milk. Friday: Hot dog on a WG bun and tater tots or fish sandwich w cheese, tator tots, radishes, broccoli florets, green pepper sticks, apple- peach slices, milk. Cubs defeat Eagles! By Mike Schindler, coach The Cubs were led by their seniors as they took on a confer- ence and section rival in Eden Valley-Watkins Thursday, Dec. 20. The Eagles won four out of the first five weights with Blane Tschida(113) getting the Cubs on the board with a pin in 3:02 over Tyler Donnay. The Cubs found themselves in a 6-24 deficit going into the 138-pound weight class where Quinten Berres fired the team up with a fall in 2:17 over Donavin McCann. Senior Marcus Hamer fought through an injury to help his team out and came up with a fall in 3:22 over John Salzl. Soph- omore Tanner Schreifels (152) kept things rolling for the Cubs with an 8-2 decision win over lohn Onter- berger. With this win, the Cubs pulle d within three points. The Cubs lost the next two matches to EV-W two-ranked guys, giving up a pin and a deci- sion win, leaving the Cubs trailing by a score of 21-33. The Cubs needed their big guys to come up huge, and senior Tra- vis Wills got things started with a 8-4 decision win over Luke Kue- chle. Senior Austin Schlueter received a fall in 1:15 over Shelby Sheldon, and junior Devon Kel- ley pinned Matt Unterberger in 17 seconds. The Cubs finally took the lead in the dual 36-33, going into the heavyweight match, where senior Tim Konz sealed the win for the Cubs with a fall in 1:36 over Lyle Miller. The win over the Eagles puts the Cubs CMC record at 1-1 on the year and 4-5 overall. The Cubs will travel to Rochester for the Clash Wrestling Tournament Friday and Saturday, Dec. 28 and 29. The first round of wrestling will start at 4 p.m. Friday night, when the Cubs will take on St. Michael- Albertville. Town and Country 12-21-12 Win loss Weisman Racing 20 8 GagnonLandscaping 14.5 13.5 Looman's Constructionl4 14 Aqua lanes - 14 14 TripleD Farm 13.5 14.5 Vinar's Cabinet 8 20 Week 16 high games 210 or better: Cory Kunke1258, 224; Dan Dahnke 244, 232; Dusty Nicka 242, 224; Dwight Vinar 238, 235; Mark Jor- dan 232; Gordy Schreifels 224, 216; Steve Becker 218; Dave Dahnke 217; Jesse Bogatzki 216, 210. High series: Dwight Vinar 667; Dan Dahnke 647; Cory Kunkel 643; Dusty Nicka 635; Gordy Sch- reifels 634; Jesse Bogatzki 611. Tri-County 12-19-12 Vinar's Cabinet 29 3 Custom Towiflg 22 10 KrippnerCust. Pump. 18 14 Ameriprise Financial 14 18 Blue Moose Bar/Grill 10 22 Kimball Legion 3 29 Week 16 high games 210 or bet- ter: Gordy Schreifels 259, 244, 231; Dwight Vinar 259, 211; lake Asfeld 244, 220; leremy Reitmeier 237; Dave Kloepner 235, 219; Steve Becker 216, 212; JeremyVinar 215. High series: Gordy Schreifels 734; Dave Kloepner 647; Dwight Vinar 641; Steve Becker 630; lake Asfeld 625; Jeremy Vinar 603. Commercial League 12-20-12 KFD 77 43 SOBs 75.5 44.5 Kim-Built 71 49 Main Street Pub 69.5 50.5 Triple R 63.5 56.5 H & S Geothermal 42.5 77.5 H & S Heating/AC 40 80 Weekly top ten: Dwight Vinar 290, 214, 676; Jeremy Salzbrun 232, 232, 611; Travis Van Nurden 254, 596; Aaron Winter 224, 589; Matt Adolph 221, 580; Jason Salzbrun 577; Brian Mackereth 575; Tony Stewart 572; Joe Asfeld 572; Pres- ton Fischer 237, 572; mark Serbus 223; Corey Kirchner 223. Commercial League 12-27-12 Win loss KFD 93.5 50.5 SOBs 90.5 53.5 Kim-Built 89 55 Triple R 76.5 67.5 Main Street Pub 75.5 68.5 H & S Heating/AC 51 93 H & S Geothermal 50 94 Weekly top ten: Jeremy Vinar 223, 595; Dwight Vinar 208, 593; Pres- ton Fischer 244, 593; Eric Donnay 217, 576; Jeremy Salzbrun 238, 569; Travis VanNurden 202, 559; Joe Asfeld 210, 540; Shawn Dahlinger 210, 5391; Ray Adolph 531; Aaron Winter 207, 529; Micah Myers 208. Tri-County 12-26-12 Vinar's Cabinet 47 17 Blue Moose Bar/Grill 35 29 Custom Towing 35 29 Ameriprise Financial 33 31 KrippnerCust. Pump. 32 32 Kimball Legion 10 54 Week 17 high games 210 or bet- ter: Gordy Schreifels 290, 268, 259; Dave Kloepner 267; Steve Becker 238; Jason Knoll 223, 215; Brian Mackereth 222; leremy Vinar 219, 214; Dwight Vinar 218, 215; Joe Asfeld 215. Cubs girls v Holdingford By]eremy Kuechle, coach by a steal and a layup attempt by Lady Cubs defeat Huskers, move to 5-3 into holiday break. The Kimball Cubs girls' basket- ball team played their final game of 2012, hosting the Holdingford Huskers in conference action on Friday, Dec. 21. The first half went back and forth as Holdingford fin- ished the first half with a 30-27 lead. The Cubs started the sec- ond half on a 10-0 scoring run to take a 37-30 lead. Then Hold- ingford finally managed a field goal almost five minutes into the half. The Cubs and Huskers bat- tled back and forth as the game was tied 48-48 with five minutes to play. Senior Guard Breane Mei- erhofer gave the Cubs 50-48 lead with a short field goal, followed senior Paiten Schreiner who was fouled on the play. Schreiner made both freethrows to stretch Kim- ball's lead to 52-48 with less than four minutes to go. Kimball built the lead late with a putback layup by Allie Seth, then a made free- throw by senior guard Kenadi Mackereth, and a crucial offen- sive rebound off the second free- throw from senior center Kaylee Petty. This led to the Cubs running a minute off the clock and finish- ing off the.possession with a Petty field goal, extending the Cubs lead to 57-50 lead with just under one minute to play. After some free-throws and scrappy baskets by the Husk- ers, Kimball finished the con- test with a 60-55 victory. Senior Allie Seth led all scorers with 16 points, followed by Meierhofer with 15, Kenadi Mackereth scored 11 points, senior guard Paiten Sch- reiner 7, senior guard Raelynn Cal- lander 4, junior guard Lexi Rose 4, Petty 2, and senior guard Casie Mackereth hit on one of two free- throws to round out the scoring. Steals leaders were Meierhofer 5, Kenadi Mackereth 3, Callander 2. Rebodnding leaders were Seth with 5, Meierhofer and sophomore Madel3m O'Brjen with 4 each. Mei- erhofer led the team with 5 assists, followed by Callander and Kenadi Mackereth with 3 assists each. Kimball's record moves to 5-3 (2-1 conference) as they practice ov.er the holiday break, preparing for Maple Lake for Friday, Jan. 4, at Maple Lake. Go Big Blue! Cubs wrestlers get tested against the best in the nation The wrestlers traveled down a fall in 1:06. Tim Konz (220) kept dual win 37-36. to Rochester Friday and Saturday, it going with a 10-2 major decision Round two of day two, the Cubs Dec. 28 and 29, to take part in one over 4th-ranked Shaquille Reed. faced off against l lth-ranked Zum- of the toughest dual tournaments Blane Tschida finished the scoring brota Mazeppa. The Cubs came out in the nation. The Clash is one of for the Cubs with a 6-2 decision win wrestling hard once again, but fell the most premier dual meet tourna- over 10th rankedAlex Rodorigo. The short, losing this dual 21-44. Get- ments with 32 teams from all over Cubs lost the dual 16-52. ring wins for the Cubs were Tra- the United States entering. The first The final round on day one was a vis Wills (182) who received a fall in day of this tournament, they set it close match with Rochester Mayo, a 2:26 over Caleb Giannini. Tim Konz up with four (8) team brackets, then, LeanandMeanteaminAAA. Travis bumped up to heavyweight to take depending on our results, the sec- Wills (182) got things started with on a giant, getting a 2-0 decision win ond day we are placed in pools with a fall in 36 seconds over Ryan Mot- over Shane Bode. Payton Schiefel- teams that have the same record, ley. Tim Konz (220) battled out an bein (106) received a 14-9 decision The Cubs were seeded 32nd in 8-4 decision win over Zach Lorang. win over Luke Tupper, Payton had the tournament and had to face the Blane Tschida took care of business, to battle back to get the win, as he number-one seed in St. Michael- racking up a fall in 20 seconds over started the match down 4-0. Blane Albertville. Our guys were exposed Brady Engelken. Ty Morrison and Tschida (113) had an exciting 4-3 to some great wrestling and made Quinten Berres both won tough- decision win over 3rd-ranked loey STMA earn every point they scored, fought matches 8-6 over there Majerus. Quinten Berres (126) won One of the premier matches in this opponents, Ty beat Kyle Calley and by a fall in 28 seconds over Caden dual was #2 ranked in class A, Blane Quinten beat Miles Patton. Brady Steffen. Tschida facing #1-ranked in AAA Mehr and Marcus Hamer finished The final round of the tourna- Mitchell McKee. This was a great the scoring for tile Cubs with two ment put Kimball against Burns- match that was decided by the ref, pins. Brady had a fall in 2:46 over ville. The Cubs finished the tour- instead of the wrestlers. Blane came Denley Minske and Marcus had a nament wrestling very well. Tra- up on the short end of a 1-0 loss. fall in 2:59 over Donovan Smith. vis Wills got the Cubs on the board Winning for the Cubs in this dual The Cubs lost the close dual 33-36. with a 4-0 decision win over Kevin in his first match back after being The Cubs woke up a little sore Maruri. Austyn Schlueter (195) injuredattheRushCitytournament and stiff on Saturday morning as received a fall in 1:15 over Isaac was Markus Mehr who received a they weighed in and got ready to Buchholz. Tim Konz kept it roll- 2-0 decision over Mitchell Herian at face another day of great compe- ing with another fall in 1:19 over 152. Also winning for the Cubs was tition. In the first round the Cubs John Dahl. Burnsville would battle Senior Travis Wills who had a 9-2 faced off against Forest Lake, a their way back, but the Cubs were decision over Owen Gammell. team with great wrestling tradition, too strong for them, winning the In the second round, the Cubs The outcome of this match was a last five out of seven matches. Blane facedoffagainstLakeStevens, Wash. great team effort being cappgd off Tschida (120) won by a fall in 1:39 Lake Stevens is ranked number with an exciting final match. Tan- over Juan Mendoza. Quinten Berres one in class 4A in Washington and ner Schreifels (145) started the dual (126) won by a fall in 1:23 over lack the Cubs continued to wrestle out for the Cubs with a 9-2 deci- O'Brien. Brady Mehr (132) won by tough. Markus Mehr (152) would, sion win over Kelby Wagner. Travis a 13-0 major decision over Hide get the Cubs on the board with a Wills received a forfeit at 182. Aus- Anderson. Marcus Hamer (138) won 5-1 decision win over lack Leblanc. tyn Schlueter (195) received a fall bya 13-1major decisionoverAlonso Austyn Schlueter (195) picked up in 1:06 over Tyler Anderson. Tim Quintana. Markus Mehr (152) won Konz (220) started his day off bat- by a fall in 1:23 over Bryce Evans. Hgh series: Gordy Schreifels 817; tling to a 1-0 decision win over ler- The final score was Kimball 41 Dave Kloepner 659; leremy Vinar emy McLaughlin. Blane Tsch- Burnsville 30. 642; Dwight Vinar 637; Stgve ida won by a fall in 1:14 over Grant With the last win, the Cubs Becker 610; JakeAsfeld 605. Brown. Quinten Berres (132) won ended up second in their pool, and Town and Country 12-28-12 by a decision 7-4 over 9th-ranked placed 30th overall in the tourna- Vinar's Cabinet 36 20 Andrew Meyers. Brady won a tough ment, wrestling above their seed. It Weisman Racing 33 23 match 2-1 over Sam Finch. These was a great tournament for the guys Triple D Farm 32.5 23.5 guys put the Cubs in a situation to to see what it takes to get to the next Looman's Construction29 27 win with the team score being 30-36 level. With having this many good Aqua Lanes. 23 33 going into the final match where matches, we had several guys finish Marcus Hamer (145) would need above.500. Gagnon Landscaping 14.5 25.5 a pin to tie the score. Based off cri- Finishing 5-1 for the tournament Week 17 high games 210 or better: teria, the Cubs could win the dual. were: Dwight Vinar 268; Jesse Bogatzki When the match started, you could TravisWills 231; Steve Becker 227; Jeremy tell that Marcus's opponent knew BlaneTschida Vinar 227; Dave Dahnke 222; ler- what his job was - not to get pinned. TimKonz emy Dahnke 221; mark Jordan 210. Marcus had to chase his opponent Finishing 4-1 for the tournament High series: Dwight Vinar 665; all around the mat as he was run- was: Steve Becker 614; Gordy Schreifels ning scared. Marcus took control Quinten Berres 585; leremyVinar 581. of the match, but was scoring too Finishing 3-3 for the tournament Aqua Trio 12-19-12 many points, and was close to a tech were: Pearl Lake Lodge 21 7 fall, which would have given the Marcus Hamer RJMGD 19 9 Cubs five points instead of the six BradyMehr needed. The ref nailed Forest Lake Markus Mehr Rookies 18 10 with stalling calls throughout the Austyn Schlueter Main Street Pub 13 15 match so, with time running out, it Next up for the Cubs will be Team V 6.5 21.5 was either get a pin or another stall- Wayzata and Paynesville at home Krippner Bailing 6.5 13.5 ing call, and he would have been on Jan. 3. The Cubs will face Way- 200 and above: Jason Philippi 231; DQ'd. Marcus pushed the pace and zata at 5 p.m., then Wayzata and Jerome Garding 203. gave it everything he had, and with Paynesville at 6:30 p.m., and Kim- 500 and above: Jason Philippi 578; time winding down Marcus locked ball vs. Paynesville at 8 p.m. Then, JeromeGarding;JeremyVinar541; up and took his opponent down, Saturday, Jan. 5, the Cubs travel to Steve Maus 514; Tony Garding 508; and received a fall in 5:41 to tie the Cannon Falls for an individual tour- Joe Asfeld 500. score for the Cubs, and getting the nament.