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Cobras Advance to State!

Home Page Photo Windom/Mountain Lake/Butterfield-Odin ended their regular season not just at 19-5, but also with a ticket to the state tournament. The W/MLBO Cobras advanced on after defeating Morris Area-Hancock-Chokia-Alberta by a score of 37-28.

“I thought we wrestled well,” Head Coach of the Cobras Brad Schlomann noted, referring to the MAHCA match. The Cobras were seeded well because of good performances during the regular season, and that ultimately led to Adrian and Dawson-Boyd/LQPV fighting for the match with W/MLBO.

“Adrian was battling with [Dawson-Boyd/LQPV] and took a lot out of them. It didn’t give them time to recover, and by then we were on a roll.” Dawson-Boyd/LQPV pushed past Adrian, winning 33-26.

The one-seed from the north (Dawson-Boyd/LQPV) and the one-seed from the south (W/MLBO) met up to battle for the one open spot at the state wrestling tournament. The first time the two teams met, Dawson-Boyd/LQPV defeated W/MLBO, 43-30.

“We were able to put aside the first match and get ready for the finals.” Schlomann continued, “We wrestled really well, up and down the line-up. Whether we were favored or not, we did the job we needed to do.”

“Wrestling may seem like an individual sport, but it is not. Once you get into dual meet format it’s all about momentum. They (D-B/LQPV) were not able to get momentum. Every time they did something well, we stopped it the next match.”

The injury bug seems to hit every team at some point during the year, but it seemed to hit at a really poor time for the Cobras. “We’re hoping that by next week we’ll be able to have our healthiest line-up available. We’re getting closer and closer to being healthy.”

One of the wrestlers that just started to compete for the Cobras is senior Drake Borsgard. Drake suffered a very severe concussion during the opening half of the first football game against Martin County West. He was forced to sit out the remainder of the fall season, and wrestled his first match over the winter season on February 6th against Blue Earth. Borsgard also missed many days of school through the long and grueling process.

The team doesn’t need the senior leader just for wins on the mat, but in a much bigger role. “The emotional lift that he gives the guys,” Schlomann commented. “He’s a stable force. There’s that stability back in the line-up and the overall leader that he is. He’s been with us all along. He hasn’t missed a practice.”

Drake finished third place individually last year after beating Nate Lynn of Adrian for the bronze.

The section 3AA wrestling champion Cobras will wrestle on their first match at state on March 1st at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul at 11:00 am. They will take on a very good Foley squad, who comes into the tournament at 25-1.

“It will be a very fun tournament for our guys. It’s a blast! Our kids, and especially our seniors, can leave a legacy on Cobra wrestling.”

Thomas Elness (12telness@student.windom.k12.mn.us)
Student Sports Information Director
Windom Area High School
February 21, 2012

Varsity Roster
# Name Pos Grade
106 Holmberg, Micah 8
106 Hunter, Jared 7
106 Pohlman, Damian 7
106 Santibanez, Adlai 8
106 Swoboda, Caden 8
106 Xayachak, Thavien 8
113 Willaby, Brett 10
120 Ekstrom, Hunter 11
120 Quiring, Mark 8
120 Renquest, Trenton 9
120 Sammons, Kade 9
132 Curry, Nick 12
138 Borsgard, Alex 11
138 Spinks, Zach 11
145 Garcia De La Cruz, Emilio 10
145 Samdal, Josh 10
145 Sandoval, Esteban 10
152 Cihak, Anthony 9
160 Haberman, Kaden 8
160 Jepsen, Jesse 11
160 Swenson, Keith 9
160 Wright, Jeff 12
170 Parada, Osmar 11
182 Carlton, Jabari 11
182 Salgado, Joel 10
195 Altman, Alex 8
220 Mutz, Eli 10
12/5/2017United South Central 43 - 27 W
12/5/2017Madelia/Truman/Martin Luther Jayhawks62 - 6 W
12/7/2017Worthington 29 - 43 L
12/7/2017Luverne 66 - 12 W
12/21/2017Tracy-Milroy-Balaton\Westbrook-Walnut-Grove29 - 40 L
12/21/2017Wabasso / Red Rock Central33 - 45 L
1/5/2018Canby 17 - 54 L
1/5/2018B O L D 50 - 30 W
1/25/2018Adrian Area53 - 15 W
1/25/2018Minneota 27 - 39 L
2/8/2018Glencoe - Lester Prairie52 - 24 W
2/15/2018Tracy-Milroy-Balaton\Westbrook-Walnut-Grove15 - 52 L

Full Schedule
Head Coach:
Travis Elg/Nick Kulseth
(507) 831-6910
Assistant Coach:
Dan Suess
Dave Fischenich
Student Manager:
Emily Mutz
Merideth Suess

State Tournament
March 1-3, 2018
Xcel Energy Center
  • Brackets

    Section 3A Tournament
    Feb 15, 2018
    Feb 17, 2018
  • Brackets

    Big South Standings
    Fairmont/Martin County West 10-0-0
    Worthington 6-3-0
    Marshall Tigers 5-1-0
    St. Peter 1-1-0
    Waseca 1-2-0
    Pipestone Area 1-3-0
    New Ulm Area 1-5-0
    Redwood-River Valley 0-0-0
    Redwood-River Valley 0-0-0
    Windom/Mountain Lake 0-0-0
    Jackson County Central 0-0-0
    Luverne 0-4-0
    Saint James Area 0-5-0
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