The Chatfield wrestling team built up a 40-9 lead through the 170 lb. weight class, then hung on for a 40-33 win against a strong Caledonia/Houston team Friday on the road. 

Getting wins for the Gopher grapplers were Seth Goetzinger, Tate Karver, Cael Bartels, Grady Schott, Nathan Goldsmith, Campbell Berge, Jake Mandt and Davontae Goldsmith.  Goetzinger, Karver, Schott and Berge got their wins with pins. 

Here are the results from that dual match with the Warriors:

106 lbs., Goetzinger, Seth (Chat) defeated Ginther, Tucker (C/H), Fall 2:26;                 

120 lbs., Karver, Tate (Chat) defeated Cripps, Jacob (C/H), Fall, 0:48;                         

113 lbs., Bartels, Cael (Chatfield), wins by forfeit;                                                   

126 lbs., Schott, Grady (Chatfield) defeated Mauss, Aric (C/H), fall, :44;                      

132 lbs., Francis, Aaron (C/H) defeated Ketterhagen, Chase (Chat), Dec, 4-1;                

138 lbs., Goldsmith, Nathan (Chat) defeated Denstad, Isaac (C/H), Dec, 8-7;                  

145 lbs., Berge, Campbell (Chat) defeated Strube, Jack (C/H), Fall,  5:04;                    

152 lbs.,  Mandt, Jake (Chat) defeated Seymore, David (C/H), Dec, 11-6;                      

160 lbs., Schneider, Zach (C/H) defeated Salerno, Nolan (Chat), Fall, 1:40;                   

170 lbs., Goldsmith, Davontae (Chat) defeated Wagner, Ryan (C/H), maj dec, 11-3;        

182 lbs., Stemper, Spencer (C/H) defeated Salisbury, Lincoln (Chat), Fall, 5:44;           

195 lbs., Schott, Payton (C/H) defeated Sexton, Tyler (Chat), Fall 1:57;          

220 lbs., Staggmeyer, Mason (C/H) defeated Karver, AJ (Chat), Fall, 5:35;                   

285 lbs., Roldy, Brent (C/H) wins by forfeit.                                                           

Thursday night the Gophers will host St. Charles in a Three Rivers Conference West Division match. 

Based on what results are available on the Minnesota State High School League website, Chatfield is 2-0 in the West division, 8-1 overall; Dover-Eyota is 0-1, 2-2, GMLOS is 0-1, 3-1; PEM is 0-0, 3-1; and St. Charles is 0-0, 0-0.  Records don’t seem to be very well kept.  The Gophers will wrestle Plainview-Elgin-Millville on Feb. 10 at home.