B-B-E wrestlers crack Top-10 state rankings
The Guillotine released latest state rankings on January 12
Hot off the press! On Friday, Jan. 12, the Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa Jaguars wrestling team found themselves with a Top-10 ranking in The Guillotine's Class 1A state poll. B-B-E comes in at No. 10, two spots behind Section 5A rival Long Prairie-Grey Eagle/Browerville. Other information is posted below on team rankings and also individual rankings for wrestlers in Section 5A.
B-B-E has four wrestlers listed individually in the Top-10 rankings: Canon Swanson, Tyler Bents, Adam Jaeger and Isaiah Gilbert.
State-rankings compiled by the sports department at the Bonanza Valley Voice newspaper from The Guillotine.
State-ranked Section 5A wrestlers as of January 12:
106 - No. 1 is K-M-S's sophomore Will Magaard
113 - No. 5 is LPGE/B's sophomore Justin Crandall
120 - No. 2 is B-B-E's sophomore Canon Swanson
126 - No. 9 is LPGE/B's freshmen Mason Gode
132 - No. 4 is Paynesville's junior Shawn Rue
No. 9 is K-M-S's senior Jonathon Tostenson
138 - No. 3 is Osakis's senior Gage Zieske
No. 4 is B-B-E's junior Tyler Bents
145 - none
152 - No. 3 is B-B-E's senior Adam Jaeger
160 - No. 7 is K-M-S's junior Dylan Rudningen
No. 8 is B-B-E's senior Isaiah Gilbert
No. 10 is Minnewaska's junior Grant Hendren
170 - No. 8 is Osakis's senior Colton Waldvogel
182 - none
195 - No. 5 is Minnewaska's sophomore Tyler VanLuik
220 - No. 5 is Paynesville's senior Grant Ludwig
No. 9 is Quad County's senior Bryce Schmidt
285 - none
State rankings in Class 1A for Section 5A teams:
No. 8 - LP-GE/Browerville
No. 10 - B-B-E (first top-10 ranking for a B-B-E wrestling team since the 1997-98 season!)
"Lean and Mean" - K-M-S, Minnewaska Area
2017-2018 B-B-E opponents on the state rankings list: WCA/A/B-E (No. 4 out of Section 6A), Minneota (No. 7 out of Section 3A), A-C-GC (Lean and Mean out of Section 4A), LP-GE/Browerville (No. 8 out of Section 5A) and Minnewaska Area (Lean and Mean, Section 5A).
Follow extended coverage of the Jaguars at the Bonanza Valley Voice newspaper's Jaguars Sports blog: http://bbejaguars.blogspot.com.