Opening night success on the mats
Okoboji/HMS splits duals with Titans, Tigers
December 9, 2021
The opening night of the 2021-22 wrestling season was a mostly successful one for Okoboji/H-M-S. In action on Dec. 2 at Graettinger, the Pioneers defeated Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire, 54-24, and were competitive in a 42-31 loss to Spencer.
The Pioneers won nine matches against the Titans and split the 14 matches against the Tigers, sweeping the upper five weight classes.
Wrestlers from H-M-S contributed seven wins. Nick Bronstad (285#) pinned both of his opponents; James Gellerman (182#) won a match by fall and a narrow decision; Jonathan Ortiz (145#) and Ethan Wiersma (195#) each s...