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.


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