Osseo matmen split conference dual meets

The Osseo wrestling team lost at eighth-ranked Anoka 49-9 Dec. 3 but rebounded to win two of three duals Dec. 5 at Robbinsdale Armstrong, with victories over Champlin Park (51-20) and Armstrong (57-18), with their only loss to 12th rated Coon Rapids, 43-20.

“It was a tough night at Anoka but we’re encouraged by the way our team responded on Thursday,” said fifth-year head coach Alan Wiley. “They’re working hard and I expect we will continue to improve.”

Returning all stater Carson Brolsma added three falls and a major decision at 152 and 160 pounds, moving his early season record to 7-0 with five falls. Brolsma, third in the 145-3A state rankings, pinned Anoka’s eighth-rated Preston Flaherty.

Freshman Nicholas Carline also had a perfect week at 106 pounds.  Carline recorded four wins with a pair of falls, to advance his record to 5-3. Classmate Mitchell Lewison chalked up two wins at 113, to stand at 5-2.

Eighth grader Adam Lanners is off to an impressive start as the youngster added three wins at 120, including a fall, a tech-fall and a major decision to improve to 5-3.

Another eighth grader providing a bright spot for the Orioles last week was Aacoda Aitkin, stepping in to fill the 126 slot. Despite giving away a full weight class, Aitkin won two matches including an 8-7 ‘cliff hanger’ in support of the victory over Champlin Park.

Senior Badhassa Wako added two wins last week at 152 and 160 to improve to 5-2. Senior tri-captain Andrew Lanners recorded three wins to improve to 4-3.  Lanners, a returning state entrant, scored two falls and a decision on Thursday.

Note: The Orioles welcome back tri-captain Ryan Swenson to the line-up, with his return from an injury.


Anoka 49, Osseo 9

Osseo varsity match winners:

106: Carline, decision 3-1. 152 Brolsma, fall 4:51.


Osseo 51, Champlin Park 22

Osseo varsity match winners:

106: Carline, fall 5:45. 113: Lewison, forfeit. 120: Adam Lanners, technical fall 4:00 (18-1). 152: Brolsma, fall 2:39. 160: Wako, major decision 11-3. 182: Andrew Lanners, fall 1:06. 195: Stavros Peterson, fall 2:57. 220: Julio Cebellos, fall 5:32. 285: Travis Mollen, forfeit.


Coon Rapids 43, Osseo 20

Osseo varsity match winners:

106: Carline, fall 5:34. 120: Adam Lanners, major decision 13-3. 126: Aacoda Aitkin, decision 8-7. 152: Brolsma major decision 11-1. 182: Andrew Lanners, decision 7-4.


Osseo 57, Armstrong 18

Osseo varsity match winners:

106: Carline, forfeit. 113: Lewison, fall 0:57. 120: Aitkin, forfeit.  126: Adam Lanners. fall 2:26. 132: Swenson, forfeit. 138: Abdisa, fall 3:38. 145: Isahak Osman, decision 5-0. 152: Wako, decision 4-1. 160: Brolsma, fall 2:52. 170: Andrew Lanners fall 0:51. 285: Mollen, decision 5-3.


Osseo visits Andover Friday, Dec. 13 for a triangular with St. Francis and Andover (5 and 6:30 p.m.).  The Orioles will participate at the Eau Claire “Husky” Invitational Saturday, Dec. 14 starting at 9 a.m.