New Ulm eliminated from 3AA
New Ulm 69,
New Ulm 13
WORTHINGTON – The New Ulm wrestling team’s dual meet season ended Tuesday night with a second-round loss to Fairmont/Martin County West 55-13 in Section 3AA.
New Ulm (13-13) defeated Fulda/Murray County Central 69-12 in the first round to advance to the second dual.
Three New Ulm wrestlers went 2-0 on the night.
Seventh-grader Sean Howk won by forfeit in the first dual and won by fall in the second at 106 pounds.
Austin Brandes also nabbed bonus points in both his matches with a fall and major decision at 138 pounds.
Sam Hoppe notched a fall and won by decision in his matches at 170 pounds.
New Ulm’s team season has concluded, but its wrestlers will now focus on the Section 3AA individual tournament on Feb. 21-22 in Luverne.