Huskies Wrestling, Basketball and Hockey Results from Wednesday
Holiday tournament action continued Wednesday. Owatonna High School wrestler Brandon Moen captured first place at the Rumble on the Red. OHS boys basketball won their home tournament.
Owatonna junior Brandon Moen won the championship at 182 pounds at the Rumble on the Red wrestling tournament in Fargo. Moen went 5-0 over the two days. Sophomore Peyton Robb finished third at 120 pounds and earned his 100th career victory. Junior Tanner Cole took fifth at 138. The Huskies finished 14th in the team standings. Scott West won the title. The Huskies are back in dual meet competition Thursday, January 7, at Winona in a triangular with Austin with radio coverage on KRFO AM 1390.
Highlights of the junior varsity portion for the Huskies include eighth-grader Dillon Sheehy taking third at 138 and freshman Riley Becker finishing fifth at 120 pounds.
Owatonna's boys basketball team won the title at the Federated Tournament 63-48 over Duluth East. Senior Mason Thein scored 18 points Wednesday and was named the tournament's MVP. Senior Eli Havelka (17 points) and junior Jay Sullivan (11 points) made the all-tournament team. Milwaukee South took third place with a 55-52 win over Waseca on a three-pointer at the buzzer. Owatonna won the junior varsity tournament with a 75-54 win over Waseca.
Owatonna returns to Big Nine play Tuesday, hosting Albert Lea.
The Huskies girls hockey team bounced back from a Tuesday loss at the Schwan Cup with a 5-1 win over Marshall, outshooting the Tigers 35-9. Senior Jessica "Betty" VonRuden had a hat trick. Junior Shannon VanReeth and sophomore Jenna "Rosie" VonRuden each scored as well. The Huskies wrap up tournament play Thursday at 12:30PM against Luverne in Blaine.
The third annual girls hockey alumni game is at 6:45PM Saturday, January 2, at Four Seasons. If you plan to play, send an RSVP to email@example.com.
The OHS boys hockey team closed action at the Heritage Tournament in Duluth with a showdown with Big Nine Conference rival Mankato West. The teams skated to a 4-4 tied. The Scarlets won the shootout, but the game will officially remain a tie. Senior Noah Scheid scored twice while the Huskies were building a 3-0 lead. Seniors Trase Wencl and Sam Hylle added goals. Owatonna played three one-goal games against three ranked teams over the event. The Huskies go to Northfield on Tuesday at 7:30PM on KRFO AM 1390.