Owatonna High School Wrestling had many reasons to celebrate after their 2013-14 season. Their season-ending banquet was held Monday night at OHS.

Coach Cliff Casteel said the season was

"a great success on many, many levels"

Highlights included:

  • Section 1AAA runner-up in the team tournament
  • 13 out of 14 placed in the top 6 in the section individual tournament
  • 8 qualified for the state tournament
  • 4 top five placers at state
  • Big Nine Champs (huge win AT Albert Lea again this season)
  • First place at the Federated Duals and the Mustang Duals (Mounds View)
  • 2 First Place finishers at the Rumble on the Red

Awards:

  • Most Valuable Wrestler (most team points)............Tanner Cole
  • Chuck Seykora Most Improved Senior....................Logan Johnson (led team in pins)
  • Husky Award...........................................................Tyler Vogt
  • Junior OWA Service Award....................................Tyler Sorenson
  • Takedown Leader....................................................Brandon Moen
  • J.V. MVP..................................................................Christian Reece
  • J.V. Takedown Leader............................................Blake Westphal

In a very emotional aspect to the banquet, the seniors made a memorial presentation to the family of Evan Jacobson who would have been a senior this year. Jacobson died in 2009 at the age of 14 due to injuries sustained in a farm accident.

Senior wrestlers on the 2013-14 OHS team:

  • Brendon Buryska
  • Chandler Bauer
  • Blake Goodwin
  • Jose Alba
  • Andy Lundberg
  • Jake Woodrich
  • Cody Schwering
  • Tyler Sorenson
  • Logan Burns
  • Tyler Vogt
  • Logan Johnson
  • Hunter Jirele
  • Alex Kubicek
  • Loryn Fox (manager)
  • Jessica Anderson (manager)