Tanner Frahm drives down his Ord opponent - Frahm got his 150th win at Amherst over the weekend.

The Plainview Pirate wrestling team traveled on their “road meet” for the year to Amherst last Saturday, where they won a fourth-place finish overall from the field of 20 teams.

The Pirates put together 128 team points for the fourth-place finish. The team trailed Amherst’s first-place, 199; Cambridge with 143.5; Anselmo-Merna with 135. Other teams participating were Neligh-Oakdale, Southern Valley; Gibbon, Hi-Line, Sumner-Eddyville-Miller, Clarkson/Leigh, Kenesaw, South Loup, Shelton, Southwest, Anshley Litchfield, Aurora, Overton, Arcadia/Loup City, Amherst JV and Medicine Valley.

The Pirates were scheduled to travel on Tuesday, Jan. 10 for a triangular; will host the annual Pierce Dual on Jan. 12; and will travel to the West Holt Invitational on Friday, Jan. 13 in Atkinson. The next week will be the Creighton invite on Thursday, Jan. 19.

Individual results included:
132: Jordan Mosel pinned Gilliland of Shelton; pinned Kyle of Overton; won by injury default over Hoefer of Neligh-Oakdale; lost by pin to Kuehn of Kensaw. Mosel won second-place.
138: Kyler Mosel pinned Hammond of Southwest; pinned Greenland of Arcadia/Loup City; pinned Hughes of Amhrest; and won by pin over Corbett of Cambridge. Mosel took first-place.
145: John Leija pinned Smith of Gibbon; lost by pin to Taubenheim of Amherst; pinned Coutts of Kenesaw and lost 10-4 to Reeves of Arcadia/Loup City.
152 Tanner Frahm pinned Cumpston of Amherst JV; won by forfeit over O’Brien of Ansley-Litchfield; won 16-0 in tech fall over Stanton of Cambridge; and won 18-2 by tech fall over Wick of Amherst. Frahm won first-place.
170: Wyatt Doerr pinned Alvarez of Aurora; lost 12-3 to Rockefeller of Gibbon; won 4-0 over Doss of Anselmo-Merna; pinned Niemeier of Hi-Line; and lost by pin to Pooschke of Overton.
182: Zach Cahill pinned Bloomer of South Loup; lost 5-0 to Smith of Amherst; won with a bye; lost 7-3 to Clouse of Hi-Line. 
195: Grayson Petersen won 6-4 over Middleswart of Gibbon; lost by pin to Miller of Anselmo-Merna; pinned Kohmetscher of Kenesaw; won 5-3 over Stieb of Arcadia/Loup City and lost 8-4 to Doggett of South Loup.
285: Xander Albin won with a bye; won with a bye; won 6-2 over Cash of Ansley Litchfield and lost by pin to Knoerzer of Hi-Line. Albin won second-place.

Ord Dual
The Ord Chanticleers visited Plainview for a dual on Thursday evening, January 5, and upset the Pirates by just one point on their home mats.
Individual results from the Ord Dual included:
195: Grayson Petersen lost by pin to Gabriel
220: Hayven Stewart lost by pin to Boettcher
285: Xander Albin lost by pin to Rice
106: Both open
113: Both open
120: Plainview open
126: Owen Dobler won by open
132: Both open
138: Jordan Mosel pinned Stethem
145: Kyler Mosel pinned Boyce
152: John Leija pinned Rice
160: Tanner Frahm pinned Bewer
170: Wyatt Doerr lost to Meyer, 8-0
182: Zach Cahill lost to Thomsen, 5-4

Zach Cahill (left) in his 182 lb. match against Thomsen at the Ord dual.