Wrestling without three starters, the Apple Valley Wrestling squad battled their way to a 4th place finish in the annual Minnesota Christmas Tournament. Gable Steveson captured the championship at 285lbs, earning five pins in just over five minutes of action. Nate Larson out-wrestled his seed and finished as the Runner-up in the 152lb class. Other place winners for the Eagles:
Peyton McLagen – 6th
Sebas Swiggum – 3rd
Brady Gross – 3rd
Tony Watts – 8th
The team will try to get healthy as they prepare for the toughest dual tournament in the country, The Clash in Rochester. The tournament begins December 29th and continues into the 30th.