Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Six wrestlers had top-three finishes for Mound Westonka High School at Wright County Conference Championships.
Wednesday, February 6
The Mound Westonka White Hawks wrestlers competed in the Wright County Conference Championships on Friday, Feb. 1, at Delano High School. The conference tourney was an individual format, where the top two wrestlers in each weight class earned all-conference, while third place finishers received honorable mention. The White Hawks entered eight wrestlers in the tournament, placing six in the top three and earning a fifth place finish overall. “I thought we wrestled the best tournament of the year, with six guys wrestling at or above their seeds;” said head coach Todd Munsterteiger. Winning conference championships were Sam Bennyhoff, Tyler Hebig and Bryan Tierney; while Ben Rogers was a runner-up. Drake Heath and Ryder Schmidt both …
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
The White Hawks will continue their tough schedule when they travel to Hutchinson on Thursday, Jan. 17 to take on the state-ranked Tigers, as well as the nationally ranked St. Michael-Albertville Knights.
Tuesday, January 15
The Mound Westonka White Hawks wrestling squad hosted conference and section rivals Waconia and Willmar on Thursday, Jan. 10, but came up empty in two close losses. In the opening dual, the White Hawks fell 40-33 to conference foe Waconia. “We battled well, but just didn’t have enough to get by them,” said head coach Todd Munsterteiger. The White Hawks suffered the same fate against defending section champion Willmar, this time by a 34-27 score. “Waconia and Willmar are both tough squads, and are close to being state-ranked by virtue of their 'Lean and Mean' rating," coach Munsterteiger said. "We still aren’t full strength, but we need to win the battle of bonus points. In both duals we split wins 7-7, but we gave up too may pins …
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Westonka now prepares for a triangular on Thursday and a matchup against Minnetonka on Friday.
Tuesday, January 8
The Mound Westonka wrestling squad placed fourth at the tough Hibbing Duals tourney on Jan. 4 and 5. The White Hawks faced host Hibbing in first-round action, and pulled out an exciting, come from behind 41-39 victory. “It was a fun win for the kids, and we needed our big guys to step up to get the win,” said head coach Todd Munsterteiger. The White Hawks reeled off four straight pins to seal the victory, capped off by senior Erik Hannigan’s fall at 195 pounds. The victory put the White Hawks in the winner’s pool, and they faced three formidable squads, a tough task with three open weights. “We have some guys out and we’re not down to our tournament weights yet, so we really had to battle to have a chance to win,” commented …
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
The White Hawks have evened up their conference record at 2-2, and are 4-3 overall heading into the prestigious Hibbing Duals this weekend.
Wednesday, January 2
The Mound Westonka White Hawks wrestling squad picked up its first conference victories of the season, defeating Orono 50-15 and Delano 33-19 on Thursday, Dec. 20. “Overall it was a good night for us, and we were able to sit some guys who have match count issues, as well as get some of the JV kids some varsity matches,” said head coach Todd Munsterteiger. Freshmen Kwin Retterath and Noah Byers are two who have taken advantage of their spot duty, going 2-0 and 4-0 respectively at the varsity level this season. “It’s great to have those guys waiting in the wings and being able to throw them in once in a while. Every team needs depth, and these guys sure provide it,” commented assistant coach Eric Rodelius. The White Hawks have evened …
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Registration includes nine holes with cart, prizes, awards banquet, raffle, silent auction and a chicken dinner provided by the Minnetonka Drive In.
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
The 8th Annual Mound Wrestling Organization Golf Open will take place at Lakeview Golf Course in Orono, beginning at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 24. A four-person scramble format will be used. The cost, which includes nine holes with cart, prizes, awards banquet, raffle, silent auction and a chicken dinner provided by the Minnetonka Drive In, is $50 per golfer or $200 per team. Registration will begin at 2 p.m., and beverages will be provided throughout the day. There a still a few spots available for the tourney, and non-golfers can attend the dinner and silent auction for $15. Please contact Todd Munsterteiger to register for the tourney, donate a silent auction item or receive more information at (952)491-8258.