Winkels falls in quarterfinals, Zweiner advances to semifinals at state wrestling meet

Mar. 1—Austin junior Sam Winkels lost in the quarterfinals, while Westfield junior Bo Zweiner advanced to the semifinals at the Minnesota State Wrestling Meet at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul Friday.

Sam Winkels lost his quarterfinal match to Brady Rhode of Granite Falls in a Class AA quarterfinal match at 285-pounds.

Winkels will now take on Clatyton Danielson of of Grand Rapids in a wrestleback match.

Zweiner beat Edwyn gonzalez of Alden-Conger/Glenville-Emmons 7-1 in the Class A quarterfinals at 133 pounds.

Zweiner, who is 38-6 overall, will have a tall task on Saturday as he takes on Trey Gunderson of Kerkoven-Murdock-Sundberg, who is 51-0 overall, in the semifinals.