Team State – 2nd
The Anoka Tornadoes won 7 matches in the State Championship against Apple Valley but came up just short in a 30-24 loss to the perennial powerhouse. Anoka defeated Stillwater in the Quarter Finals and St Michael-Albertville in the Semi Final to set up their chance for the title.
The Tornadoes sent 8 Individuals to State and ended up with 6 Medalists. Congratulations to the Tornado qualifiers and placewinners!
Champion – Tyler Eischens 138#
Runner Up – Brandon Frankforth HWT
3rd – Colby Njos 120#
3rd – Dylan Droeggemueller 126#
3rd – Dalton Miller 182#
5th – Calvin Germinaro-Nahring – 160#
Scott Springer – 132#
Ben Lathrop – 195#
Anoka is heading to State as a Team after a 37-21 victory over St Francis in the 7AAA finals. Congratulations on an awesome team effort!
Anoka’s first round opponent will be Stillwater.
Individual Section Tournament is 2/24-2/25 at Blaine HS. Go Brawlers!
Congratulations to your Anoka Brawlers! The team took 6th place at The Clash XV. This is the highest Anoka has ever placed at this prestigious event.
Anoka 49 Glenbard North, IL 18
Anoka 32, Roseburg, OR 29
Buchanan, CA 51, Anoka 15
Anoka 35, OPRF IL 32
Anoka 45, Wasatch UT 24
Apple Valley 34, Anoka 15
Congratulations to Tyler Eischens and Calvin Germinaro-Narhing for finishing with perfect 6-0 records. Tyler was named to the Clash All Tournament team and also received the Scholar-Athlete award.
The Varsity had an excellent weekend down at the Christmas tournament in Rochester. The Team took 4th place out of 34 teams and had 5 Medalists.
Colby Njos – 3rd @ 120
Dylan Droeggemueller – 5th @ 126
Tyler Eischens – Champion @ 138
Calvin Germinaro-Nahring – 3rd @ 152
Ben Lathrop – 6th @ 220
The JV rocked the Home Mat in the Anoka JV Duals. They beat Farmington, Lakeville South, and Shakopee on the way to the finals. They won the Championship with a victory over Simley.
Congratulations to all of the wrestlers!
Congratulations to the many Anoka Wrestlers who competed during the Freestyle/Greco Roman season and represented Minnesota in National and International Competitions.
Schoolboy Duals Team – Riley Emery, Tylor Schroedl, Louden Johnson
Cadet Duals Team – Colby Njos, Tyler Eischens
Junior Duals Team – Calvin Germinaro-Nahring
Calvin also placed 2nd at the World Team Trials and won the Greco Roman style at the Pan-Am Games.
At Fargo Nationals, Colby placed 5th in Greco and Calvin placed 8th. Tyler placed 2nd in Greco and 7th in Freestyle.
Congratulations to everyone who competed!
Great Season Recap Video from the Banquet!
Good Luck Seniors! We will miss you!
Anoka Wrestling Video
Congratulations for taking 3rd place at State!
Also Congratulations to the 9 Tornadoes that qualified and the 5 that placed!
Colby Njos – 6th @ 106
Tyler Eischens – 2nd @ 126
Calvin Germinaro-Nahring – 4th @ 132
Jeremy Rodman – 3rd @ 195
Jesse Heifort – 3rd @ HWT
Banquet on 3/21 at 6:00 in the HS Cafeteria!