DCL wrestlers defeat GSL, Minnetonka; improve to 14-2

The Dassel-Cokato/Litchfield wrestling team continued to roll in recent action, winning twice on Thursday, Jan. 11 at Glencoe-Silver Lake HS.

DCL defeated Glencoe-Silver Lake/Lester Prairie 67-6, and Class AAA Minnetonka by a score of 54-13.

Against GSL, the team won 67-6. The two biggest highlights of the dual were at 132 pounds, where Hawken Juarez got his first varsity victory, and at 152, where two ranked wrestlers squared off.

Against Minnetonka, DCL handily dispatched the Class AAA Minnetonka Skippers 54-13.

The match featured two battles of ranked wrestlers.

At 195 pounds, DCL’s Beau Nelson (ranked #8 in Class AA) squared off against Minnetonka’s Quinn Sell (ranked #7AAA at 220).

At 152 pounds, the Skippers’ Gabe Schumacher (ranked #9 in Class AAA at 160 pounds) squared off against #7AA Eddie Simes.

Check out Friday’s Enterprise Dispatch for a full recap.

DCL’s dual record is now 14-2 on the 2021 season.

The team’s next action will be at home against New London-Spicer Thursday.

Lineup Setback

The DCL wrestling team recently learned they will be without 132-pound starter Devin Steinhaus for the rest of the season due to a medical issue. Steinhaus, a junior, was 8-3 before suffering the medical setback.

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