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NATE HAYDEN

Class of 2018 - 220lbs

Nate Hayden is a Senior at Minnetonka. He has been wrestling since 2nd grade. Nate has received a varsity letter every year of high school. Nate is a member of the Minnetonka football and track teams. Nate is also the Minnetonka High School student body president. Nate is passionately competitive and he believes that Wrestling is the greatest sport to showcase individual competitiveness. Nate loves the team atmosphere and the feeling of family that grows over the course of the season. His goal is to compete at state as an individual and with the team. Nate plans on studying business or history in college.

CONTACT US:

Email: skipper@tonkawrestling.com

Head Coach: Josh Frie - 612.865.9303

Booster Club President: Rich Barrett - 612.508.9153

Recent Tonka High School Wrestling Team News

Minnetonka Returns to Preseason Rankings

By Tonka Wrestling 11/12/2017, 9:00am CST

Lean and Mean and 3 Ranked Wrestlers

Minnetonka again returns to the preseason 3A rankings this season.  Returning 5 of the 6 qualifiers for the state tournament and 12 seniors is going to set up potentially the best season for the Skippers in many years.  

Class AAA Teams
1. Apple Valley (2)
2. Anoka (7)
3. Prior Lake (2)
4. St. Michael-Albertville (5)
5. Willmar (8)
6. Shakopee (2)
7. St. Francis (7)
8. Albert Lea Area (1)
9. Owatonna (1)
10. Forest Lake (7)
11. Cambridge-Isanti (7)
12. Stillwater Area (4)

Lean and Mean
Mounds View (4), Faribault (1), Hastings (3), St. Cloud Tech (8), Sartell-St. Stephen (8), Coon Rapids (7), New Prague (2), Minnetonka (6)

 

113 pounds
1. Max Crowe, Shakopee (2) 12
2. Regan Schrempp, Apple Valley (2) 10
3. Joey Thompson, Maple Grove (5) 10
4. Derrick Cardinal, Forest Lake (7) 9
5. Cole West, Woodbury (3) 11
6. Brandon Psyk, St. Michael-Albertville (5) 11
7. Nic Cantu, Albert Lea Area (1) 11
8. Patrick Lockwood, Minneapolis Washburn (6) 11
9. Andrew Sanders, Minnetonka (6) 10
10. Gunnar Nelson, Park Center (5) 11

120 pounds
1. Reid Ballantyne, Stillwater Area (4) 9
2. Adam Mickelson, Apple Valley (2) 11
3. Chad Orsburn, Brainerd/Pillager (8) 12
4. Boyd Mumbuwa, Minnetonka (6) 12
5. Nathan Nygaard, St. Michael-Albertville (5) 11
6. Jon Swobodny, Coon Rapids (7) 11
7. Marshall Peters, Rochester Mayo (1) 9
8. Max Amann, Forest Lake (7) 12
9. Hunter Lyden, East Ridge (3) 8
10. Jordan Driscoll, Blaine (7) 11

285 pounds
1. Gable Steveson, Apple Valley (2) 12
2. Brandon Frankfurth, Anoka (7) 12
3. Corey Guenther, North (4) 12
4. Bryce Benhart, Lakeville North (2) 11
5. Dillion McEachran, Faribault (1) 11
6. James Johnson, Minnetonka (6) 11
7. Noah Carter, Rochester Mayo (1) 12
8. Will Flemister, Cambridge-Isanti (7) 12
9. Lafayette Bade, Elk River (7) 11
10. Drake Guck, Hastings (3) 12

Full Rankings can be seen here

Experience a Fun One for the Skippers

By Eric Kraushar - SWS News Media 03/06/2017, 8:45am CST

Minnetonka, making its second consecutive team appearance at State

Minnetonka, making its second consecutive team appearance, finished with an 0-2 record March 2 in the Class 3A State Wrestling Tournament at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.

The Skippers lost to eventual state champion Apple Valley 73-3 in the first round.

A second bout with Owatonna, the consolation champions, finished in a 52-12 decision.

Read more at SW News Media.........

St. Paul will be Skipper-full next weekend

By Eric Kraushar - SWS News Media 02/26/2017, 10:30am CST

Team and 6 Individuals Qualify for State

Minnetonka, team champions one week earlier, had only a so-so first day of the Section 6AAA Individual Tournament Feb. 24.

With five of the seven Skipper wrestlers seeded in the top two advancing to the finals, there was still some room for improvement.

The second day was about as good it gets.

Read more at SW News Media..........

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