Friday Night Sports: The three Cambridge-Isanti wrestlers at the March 2 Class AAA Individuals all took hits but remained alive with victories in the late-evening wrestlebacks.
In the 182 lb. quarterfinals, senior Clayton Jennissen locked up with Apple Valley’s Woiwor, with the Eagle advancing with a 9-8 win in three overtimes. Jennissen followed up by sticking Rocori’s Kuss in 5:21 to get to Saturday morning’s consolation quarterfinals.
In the 160 quarters, junior Travis Holt dropped a 12-7 decision to Kalista of Lakeville North. Holt then pinned Ruchy of Hastings in 4:46 to reach Saturday morning’s consolation matches.
At 152, sophomore Cody Skog stayed alive by working for a 7-1 decision over Cousins of Bloomington Kennedy in his first wrestleback match.
Action continues March 3 at the Xcel Center with consolations at 10 a.m., championship semis at 11:15 and consolation semis to follow. 3rd/5th place matches for all three classes are scheduled for 5 p.m., with the individual championship bouts fat 7:30 p.m.
Braham Boys 92, Mora 47
March 2 at Braham, the visiting Mustangs were hanging around late in the first half until the Bombers tore off a 15-0 run heading into the locker room. Sam Stigen got it going by burying a three-pointer, Tyler Vaughan sunk a pair of ’3s’ and Shaun Hollenkamp knocked one down from the arc. With the clock ticking down, Vaughan drove on two Mustangs and found Zach Dahlman for a tight banker which had the Bombers up 50-27 at the buzzer.
Vaughan finished with 31 points, with more scoring from Hollenkamp (23), Anthony Bias (18), and 6 points each from Drew Klemz, Stigen and Cameron Braund.
Next action for Braham (25-1) will be hosting the opening round game of the Section 7AA playoffs, 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 7.