Competing against 158 other teams, the Shakopee Mat Club came out on top and won another State championship on March 7-9 at the MN USA wrestling State Tournament in Rochester MN.
State champions include: Seth Bakken, Tyler Jones, Max Crowe, Sam Webster, Tyler Kropiwka, Derek Fagan, and Emmet Wagner.
3rd place: Alex King and Jack Ferguson
4th place: Ty Zitzmann
5th place: Tanner Larson, Fernando Vargas, Evan Bruckner, and Will Kohlof
6th place: Sam Treml and Carson Poshusta
Our Annual Wrestling Potluck will take place on Thursday, March 20 from 6:30-8:00pm at the Shakopee High School Commons. Please plan on bringing an appetizer, dessert or main dish to share. Paper products and utensils will be provided along with bottled water.
Equipment can also be returned at this time.
Congratulations to the wrestlers below that attended Gopher State National Tournament on Saturday, February 8th or Sunday, February 9th:
Kylar Walters Pre K-K 50 pounds
Owen Stuwe Pre k- K 40 pounds
Ty Zitzmann 1st-2nd Grade 44 pounds
Cody Zitzmann 3rd-4th Grade 60 pounds
Riley Quern 3rd-4th Grade 80 pounds
Tanner Larson 5th-6th Grade 78 pounds
John Kroll 5th-6th Grade 74 pounds
Sam Treml 5th -6th Grade 95 pounds
Seth Bakken 5th-6th Grade 65 pounds
Connor Raines 5th-6th Grade 90 pounds
Jack Casey 5th -6th Grade 130 pounds
Maxwell Crowe 7th -8th Grade 75 pounds
Tyler Jones 7th-8th Grade 85 pounds
A block of rooms have been reserved for the MN USA Freestyle/Greco State Tournament May 16-17, 2014 at Best Western Plus Soldiers Field.
Address: 401 6th Street SW, Rochester MN 55902
Phone: 507-292-7337 or 1-800-
Name of the Event: Shakopee Mat Club
Rates: $87 for single or double; $97 for triple and $107 for quad
Shakopee Mat Club was recently recognized as one of Minnesota's best wrestling clubs on September 29th at Stonebrooke Golf Club. The Shakopee Mat Club was ranked 2nd in Folkstyle and near the top in both Freestyle and Greco-Roman. In addition, many wrestlers from the club also were recognized for their achievements.
Fantastic article in Forbes Magazine enumerates the many qualities of wrestlers that transfer to the workplace.
Once again, we are very fortunate to be hosting winter GRIT practices at the Shakopee West Jr High starting on December 11, 2013. These practices are geared for 2nd-6th graders. The first 5 sessions are $85.00. All 10 sessions are $160.00. Practices will end on February 19, 2014, with no practice December 25, 2013.
Please refer to the GRIT website for more information and registration form: http://gritwrestling.net/