Albert Lea wrestlers take down Packers

Published 11:14 pm Thursday, February 2, 2017

The Austin wrestling team lost its final home regular season dual as it lost to Albert Lea (21-8 overall, 8-1 Big Nine) 57-21 in Ove Berven Gym Thursday.

Austin (10-8 overall, 5-4 Big Nine) won the last four matches of the night as Jackson Hample, Corey Waller and Eli Marks picked up pins and Caleb Tapp had a 9-6 win.

“Albert Lea is a good team and we did a nice job of fighting and staying in good position,” Austin head coach Jer Osgood said. “It was a positive note to win those last four matches.”

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106: Caleb Talamantes (AL) pinned Jacob Tapp (A) (2:59); 113: Nic Cantu (AL) pinned Tae Weber (A) (:35); 120: Jake Johnsrud (AL) pinned Matthew Nelson (A) (2:19); 126: Gavin Ignaszewski (AL) pinned Lathan Wilson (A) (1:10); 132: Tyler Harms (AL) pinned Moo Thaw (A) (1:20); 138: Brody Nielsen (AL) pinned Aiden Wilson (1:12); 145: Garrett Aldrich (AL) pinned Josh Belden (A) (3:30); 152: Zach Glazier (AL) 20-4 tech. fall Jayden Erie (A); 160: Brady Nielsen (AL) pinned Kaden Igou (A) (3:54); 182: Jackson Hample (A) pinned Trent Johnson (AL) (1:37); 195: Corey Waller (A) pinned Trent Johnson (A) (1:21); 220: Caleb Tapp (A) 9-6 dec. over Riet Lony (AL); 285: Eli Marks (A) pinned Christian Garcia (A) (:23)