Posted at: 02/28/2014 7:41 AM
(ABC 6 NEWS) -- The Chatfield Gopher wrestling team is the best in the state after defeating Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City in the Class A state championship match Thursday evening.
The 3rd-ranked Gophers got off to a great start against the top-ranked Falcons. Jared Goldsmith pinned his opponent in the 113 match.
Chatfield's Jake Mandt got the victory at 126 as well, 12-3 over Cameron Whitcomb.
The Gophers never looked back, taking the class A state title with a 38-22 victory, as well as handing A-C-GC its first loss of the season.
On the road to the title, Chatfield defeated Pierz 40-18, and 2nd ranked Frazee 38-19.