The Austin Packers wrestling team played host to Rochester John Marshall and St. Charles in a triangular at Packer Gym Monday evening, and it was the Packers falling to the Rockets 42-30, and also to the Saints 70-12.
Senior Sam Oelfke at 170 pounds earned a pair of wins Monday evening to bring his career total to 60, and he is now 18-8 overall on the season. Sophomore Sam Winkels at 220 pounds continued a stellar season for the Packers Monday evening with a pair of wins, and he also defeated Bright Deku from Robbinsdale Cooper to take first in his weight class at the South St. Paul invitational Saturday, his fourth tournament victory of the season. Winkels, who is now 27-3 on the season is currently ranked No. 8 in the state in Class AAA at 220 pounds.
Austin returns to action in a Big 9 Conference quadrangular at Rochester Mayo High School Wednesday evening, which will also include Northfield and Winona, with the action set to start at 5:30 p.m.