Osseo matmen top Park Center, lose to Centennial

The Oriole wrestlers traveled to Centennial last Friday night, Jan. 11, where they defeated district rival Park Center (65-14) and fell short inthe night cap to Centennial (45-15).

“It was nice to get some pins against Park Center but things not work out quite as planned in the second one,” said coach Alan Wiley. Osseo’s dual meet record now stands at 4-6.

Carson Brolsma leads Osseo in wins and takedowns.
Carson Brolsma leads Osseo in wins and takedowns.

In the Park Center dual eighth grader Mitchell Lewison got the Orioles off to a quick start with a first period pin at 106. Seventh grader Adam Lanners followed with an uncontested win at 113, before the Pirates got on the board, taking a forfeit at 120.

The Orioles answered by winning the next six weight classes starting with freshman Maverick Marasch’ decision at 126, followed by back to back pins from sophomores Carson Brolsma and Ferhan Absisa at 132 and 138, running the score to 27-6 Orioles.

Next up junior Ryan Swenson was awarded a forfeit at 145 before senior tri-captain Tony Gamache recorded a first period pin at 152. Junior Andrew Lanners was awarded a forfeit at 160, before Park Center recorded their second win taking a decision at 170.

Freshman Julilo Ceballos was an uncontested winner at 182, before Park Center scored their final points with a win at 195. Senior tri-captains Michael Lillis and AJ Dehn closed out with consecutive first period pins at 220 and heavyweight to give Osseo a 65-14 win.

Osseo won four matches against Centennial, with five Oriole losses only by regular decisions. Winning their second matches of the night were Marasch, Brolsma and Swenson by decisions and Dehn by a fall, his 11th of the campaign.

Gamache leads Osseo with 13 falls on the season. Brolsma’s win against Centennial was his team leading, 20th of the season. Brolsma also leads the Orioles in takedowns with 60.



Osseo varsity match winners:

106 Mtchell Lewison, by fall (1:27).

113 Adam Lanners, by forfeit.

126 Maverick Marasch, by decision (3-0).

132 Carson Brolsma, by fall (1:45).

138 Ferhan Abdisa, by fall (1:47).

145 Ryan Swenson, by forfeit.

152 Tony Gamache, by fall (1:49).

160 Andrew Lanners, by forfeit.

182 Julio Ceballos, by forfeit.

220 Michael Lillis, by fall (2:28).

Hwt AJ Dehn, by fall (0:21).

Osseo 15 Centennial 45

Osseo varsity match winners:

126 Marasch, by decision (12-10).

138 Brolsma, by decision (5-0).

145 Swenson, by decision (6-2).

Hwt AJ Dehn, by fall (1:21).


Osseo hosts a triangular with Champlin Park and Irondale Thursday, Jan. 17. The Orioles face CP at 5 p.m. and then Irondale at 8. On Saturday the Black & Orange will be at the Elk River Invitational, starting at 9 a.m.