Watertown-Mayer Sports

The Watertown-Mayer wrestling team made the most of its lone meet last week, winning the eight-team Paynesville Tournament on Friday, Jan. 10. The Royals scored 217.5 points to easily claim first place in front of Sartell, which scored 164.5. Seven Watertown-Mayer wrestlers reached the finals, including four who won their wight classes. Jackson Sweeney (120), [...]

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After a cold-weather postponement left the Watertown-Mayer girl’s basketball team with just one game last week, the Royals made the most of it, knocking off Tri City United, 66-49, on the road. It was a late flurry in the final 30 seconds of the first half that may have made the biggest difference for the [...]

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Just four years out of college and still eyeing another shot in the NBA, Matt Janning is growing increasingly accustomed to the nomadic lifestyle that comes with trying to build a professional basketball career. Since finishing his college career at Northeastern University in 2010, the former Watertown-Mayer High School star has played for six teams [...]

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The Watertown-Mayer High School gymnastics team finished in first place at its home invite on Saturday, Jan. 4. There were nine teams competing in the event, with the Royals taking first place by nearly six full points. The Royals scored 139.00 at the meet, easily beating out second-place Eastview (133.3) and third-place Apple Valley (128.25). [...]

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The Watertown-Mayer boys’ basketball team won its only game last week, defeating Dassel-Cokato 71-45 at home on Friday, Jan. 3. The Royals took control of the game early, jumping out to a 12-2 lead. They maintained that 10-point differential through much of the first half before going on a 20-4 run to close the half [...]

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Playing back-to-back games last Friday and Saturday, Jan. 3-4, the Watertown-Mayer girls’ basketball team came away with one win and one loss. On Jan. 3, the Royals were at New London-Spicer, when they were defeated, 53-38. The Royals turned things around the next day, though, knocking off Rockford, 74-52, at home, using a 50-point first [...]

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