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Raider wrestlers take second at Kiffmeyer Duals

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Raider wrestlers take second at Kiffmeyer Duals
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It’s either a heavyweight’s dream, or his nightmare.

In this case, it was Tony Lodermeier’s dream.

At the Kiffmeyer Duals in St. Cloud over the weekend, Hastings trailed Cambridge-Isanti in the semifinals of the tournament, 29-27, heading into his match, the final one of the duel.

Lodermeier, to put it mildly, came through for the Raiders.

He won, earning a pin at 3:45, to give the Raiders the win, 33-29.

Hastings ended up placing second at the tournament to St. Michael-Albertville. Hastings lost in the finals to STMA, 34-22.

In the opening round against Hammond Baptist, Hastings won handily, 78-6.

Vs Forest Lake

Hastings beat Forest Lake in a Suburban East Conference meet on Jan. 9, 60-3.

The meet, though, came with a price – senior captain Luke Rowh broke his ankle during his match at 138 pounds.

His match ended up being the only one Hastings lost in the meet.

Here is how each wrestler fared:

103 — Adam McSorley got a pin at 53 seconds.

113 – Spencer Kopp won 14-1.

120 – Luis Sanchez won 11-4.

126 – Kyle Erickson won with a pin at 1:16.

132 – Cody Leflay won 4-3.

145 – Austin Eichmann won 10-2.

152 – Jake Anderson won 17-8.

160 – Jake Johnson won 10-2.

170 – Dan Marquette won 18-3.

182 – Mark Vaith won 6-3.

195 – Cullin Brendeland won with a pin at 4:33.

220 – Daryale Harris won by forfeit.

285 – Tony Lodermeier won by forfeit.

Chad Richardson
Chad Richardson is the publisher and editor at the Hastings Star Gazette. He was the general manager of the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages from 2000 to 2007. He previously worked at the Star Gazette from 1996 to 2000 as a photographer and reporter. He also worked as a photographer and writer at the Pope County Tribune in Glenwood.
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