Packers News · Fremont Easily Defeats Fruitport in First Round of Districts but Falls to R-P

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The Fremont Packers started off the night at host Fruitport winning the first round of Districts. They had a strong showing, handily defeating Fruitport 52-25. The beginning weight was 130, and Gage Montague gave the Packers their first six points. The next victorious Packer was Dennis Halasinski at 140 pounds, followed by his brother , Matthew who also put six points on the board for Fremont. Chase Knudsen (160) and Kyler Kolk (189) won as well. Senior Captain Austin Kukal took only 1:07 to pin Wes Illum at the 285 weight class. At 103, RJ Thome won 9-0 over Brennen Martin, Eli Beasley won at 112 and at 125 Matt Long pinned Evan Ludlow in 5:44.
In the District Finals Championship, the Packers faced the Rockets of Reeths-Puffer.
They battled to a tough 60-17 loss. The Packers that won were Chase Knudsen with a pin against Payton Dobben in 1:26. Chaz Wheater won and RJ Thome pinned Connor Bloomstrom in 3:10.
The Packers completed their dual season with an overall record of 31-9 and CSAA Gold Conference Runner- Up.