The West Central Area/Ashby/Brandon-Evansville Knights lost to Frazee 40-18 in the third place match on Thursday night in the Class A State Wrestling Tournament at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.
The Knights won their quarterfinal match 30-29 over Pipestone Area, but then lost in their semifinal match with Pierz, 35-21. Frazee beat Sibley East, 33-25, in their quarterfinal match before losing to Zumbrota-Mazeppa, 32-25, in the semi’s. Zumbrota-Mazeppa went on to win the title with a 35-16 victory over Pierz.
In Class AA, Perham was defeated in the first round by Foley, 32-23. The Yellowjackets rebounded with a solid 58-7 win over Worthington in the consolation semifinals and recorded a 60-3 victory over Grand Rapids for the consolation championship and fifth place in the tournament. Kasson-Mantorville won the state title with a 45-18 win over Simley.