8:12 pm — And for the last two matches of the night… At 285 pounds, Holmen’s Trevor Scholze pinned Steven Stevenson in 1:45. The final match of the night saw Sparta’s Bryce Nowaczyk decision Avery Hackett 5-3. In the end, it was Sparta 38 – Holmen 21.
9:45 pm — Make it three more for Sparta and the dual. At 171 pounds, Brandon Brueggen decisioned Holmen’s Dylan Addleman 5-2. Following Brueggen’s victory, Jordan Stanek pinned Ben Fiers in 3:15 and Matt Tourdot pinned Dylan Eickmeier in 3:24. The three victories sealed the match for Sparta and gave the Spartans a 35-15 lead with two matches to go.
9:26 pm — As expected, things just got a little tighter. Holmen answered Sparta’s run of three straight wins with three of their own. At 145 pounds, Holmen’s Luke Meddinger defeated Nick Anderson 2-1. At 152 pounds, Ian Hackett of Holmen took down Morgan Leis by a score of 9-3. And at 160 pounds, Tom Tourdot lost a match in overtime 6-4 to Isaac Hackett. The score is now Sparta 20 – Holmen 15.
8:55 pm — Here’s the latest from Holmen… At 130 pounds, Toby Mosely started off a bad night for the Griffing family by pinning John Griffing in 2:32. Next up, Derek VonRuden pinned Jordan Griffing in 1:18 to give Sparta back-to-back pins. And the third match was the charm seeing 140-pounder Logan Denasha pick up a major decision victory against Tyler Westpfahl by a score of 17-6. The score now stands at Sparta 20 – Holmen 6. The next four matches are expected to be tight so these two pins and a major decision could be big as the night progresses.
8:39 pm — Tonight’s match started at 112 pounds and saw Holmen’s James Bennett defeat Sparta’s Adam Weidl by a score of 7-4. Following that match, we saw the dominating debut of Spartan sophomore Brandon Rickert as he racked up eight takedowns en route to an 18-6 victory over Dan Nictum. At 125 pounds, Holmen’s Sam Schank defeated Nick Winchel by a score of 7-2. After three matches, the score is Holmen 6 – Sparta 4.
8:12 pm — Mike Montgomery will be phoning in results to the headquarters of Spartanwrestling.com and every 10-15 minutes we should have match updates. The match just started so check back here often for the latest results…