Wrestling: Tigers score 16 points at FargoThe young and inexperienced Farmington wrestling team faced its share of challenges while competing in the largest high school wrestling tournament in the nation last week.
By: Matt Steichen, The Farmington Independent
The young and inexperienced Farmington wrestling team faced its share of challenges while competing in the largest high school wrestling tournament in the nation last week.
The Tigers scored 16 points while going up against all-state performers, state champions and national competitors from around the midwest at the 56-team Rumble on the Red at the FargoDome in Fargo.
Scott West outscored Jackson County Central 201.5-182.5 for the team title.
Senior Carl Elmer accounted for 12 of the team’s 16 points while placing eighth in the 145-pound bracket. He went 3-3 in six matches to move his record to 15-5 this season.
The Tigers’ other four points were provided by Kyle Benjamin, who went 1-2 at 103 pounds.
Matt Rustad, Joe Liden , Josh Iverson, Chris McCue, Joe Hoeve and Tyler Beckett also competed in the varsity tournament.
The Tigers compete again tonight in a dual meet at Faribault.
Scott West 201.5, Jackson County Central 182.5, Foley 180.5, Hastings 161.5, Minneota 141.5, Cambridge-Isanti 140.5, Forest Lake 137, White Bear Lake 131.5, West Fargo 128, Frazee 125.5. Albert Lea 123.5, Stewartville 119, Dawson-Boyd-LQPV 114, Adrian 112.5, New London-Spicer 108.5, Lisbon 108, Rapid City Stevens 101, Lake Crystal-Wellcome-Memorial 98, Thief River Falls 95.5, Coon Rapids 89. Apple Valley 84, Elk River 80.5, St. Cloud Apollo 80.5, New Prague 76, Totino-Grace 76, Anoka 74, Fargo South 74, Napoleon 65, Zumbrota-Mazeppa 61, Central Cass 59, Valley City 59. Aberdeen Central 58.5, Elk Point-Jefferson 57, Northfield 56.5, Chaska-Chanhassen 55, Byron 54.5, Fargo North 53, Rochester Century 51, Eagan 49, Wahpeton 49. Maple Grove 47, Benilde-St. Margaret’s 43, Lakeville North 40, Albany 38.5, Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton 36, Faribault 34, Crosby-Ironton 32.5, Andover 32, Delano 32, Becker 24. Grand Forks Red River 23, Trinity School 20, Devils Lake 17, Spring Lake Park-St. Anthony 17, Farmington 16, Bemidji 9.