HOLIDAY TOURNEY ROUND-UP: Wrestling well in Fargo over the weekend, Cambridge-Isanti placed 4th out of 69 teams at the Rumble on the Red tournament. The Bluejackets totaled 145 points to finish behind Apple Valley (343), West Fargo, ND (187.5), and Scott West (160.5) but ahead of Class AA top-ranked Foley (135.5) and Class AAA 5th-ranked Owatonna (127.5).
Kyle Chromy led C-I by going 4-1 to place 2nd at 220 lbs., racking up three falls and a tech fall before Apple Valley’s Cheney prevailed 9-4 in the finals. Cody Skog placed 3rd at 160, going 6-1 while barely dropping a 6-5 match to Class AA top-ranked Fogarty of Scott West in the semifinals.
Travis Swanson also finished 3rd by going 5-1 at 126, working for a 2-1 win over 2nd-ranked Volk of Apple Valley in the consolation semifinals. Dakota Johnson went 3-3 to place 6th at 195, and Monty Fredricksen was 5-2 for 7th at 126. David Kent also was 3-2 at 160 for the Jackets.
The Bluejacket JV was 2nd in their Rumble brackets to Apple Valley. Brandon Lyzhoft was 1st at 145. More JV top placers were Tanner Torgerson (2nd at 160), Caleb Brennan (3rd at 152) and Cody Binger (3rd at 195).
• After C-I hosts St. Francis and Bemidji on Jan. 3, the annual Bluejacket Invite will be held on Saturday at CIHS. The 1994 State entrant team will be recognized before the finals as part of Alumni Day (4 p.m.). Jacket Wrestling alumni are invited to the tourney and for a social at Sidelines at 7 p.m. after the tourney.
Jacket Girls Hockey 8th at Coon Rapids Invite
The Cambridge-Isanti-Mora-Pine City girls hockey squad was 8th at the Dec. 26-28 Coon Rapids Holiday Tournament. The Bluejackets began with a 3-1 loss to Totino-Grace, followed by a 3-2 loss to North St. Paul and a 7-1 loss to Coon Rapids. Scoriing CIMPC goals in the tourney were Jennifer Phillips, Ally Neibur and Maria Carpenter.
Mississippi 8 Girls Hockey: Buffalo 6-0, 8-8; N.Wright County 3-1-1, 6-6-1; Rogers 4-2, 8-6-1; Princeton-Big Lake-Becker 2-3, 9-6; Chisago Lakes 2-4, 7-9; St. Francis-NB 1-4-1, 5-7-3; Cambridge-Isanti-Mora-Pine City 1-5, 2-14.
Jacket Boys Hockey 0-3 at Simley Invite
At the Dec. 26-28 Simley Holiday Invitational, Cambridge-Isanti boys hockey began with a 5-0 loss to Albert Lea, then Farmington skated past C-I 8-1 on Friday. Host Simley then won 5-3 in the final game. Scoring Bluejacket goals over the games were Collin Anderson, Dustin Davis, Dan Risch and Levi Miller.
Mississippi 8 Boys Hockey: Buffalo 4-0, 7-4-1; Rogers 2-0, 9-2-1; Monticello-AML 3-1, 6-5; St. Michael-Alb. 2-2, 5-6-1; Chisago Lakes 1-1, 8-5; Princeton 0-2, 3-6; St. Francis 0-3, 3-8; Cambridge-Isanti 0-3, 1-11.