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LITTLE FALLS - Conor Swanson pinned his opponent in less than a minute as the Little Falls Flyers defeated the two-time defending Section 8-3A champion St. Cloud Apollo Eagles 42-26 in Thursday's Central Lakes Conference meet.

Axel Lange, Adam Grams, and Jack Jendro also picked up pins for the Flyers while Joe Tuholsky and Connor Scherping won by decision.

Little Falls 42, Apollo 26

103: Axel Lange (LF) pinned Brady Mehr 3:32

112: Grant Dullinger (A) dec. Justin Jenks 9-4

119: Matt Braun (A) dec. Austin Olson 9-8

125: Mitch Bengston (A) maj. dec. Frank Wilczek 17-1

130: Connor Scherping (LF) def. Alex Lawwell 6-3

135: Marcus Mehr (A) pinned Keith Yorek 1:24

140: Grant Nehring (A) pinned Cody Kasper 1:27

145: Nam Nguyen (A) def. Dillon Kifer 12-7

152: Bryan Bue (LF) won by forfeit

160: Joe Tuholsky (LF) def. Dylan Tilbury 12-6

171: Adam Grams (LF) def. Austin Swenson 1:11

189: Dilan Gastecki (LF) won by forfeit

215: Conor Swanson (LF) pinned Jerad Morford :50

Hwt: Jack Jendro (LF) pinned Jack Christensen 3:31

Conference: LF 1-0. Overall: LF 1-0. Next: Little Falls at Monticello Invite 9 a.m. Saturday.

Staples-Motley splits

COLD SPRING - The Staples-Motley Cardinals opened their season Thursday night with a split in the Rocori triangular.

Blake Miller, Brady Killian, Brent Lisson, Blake Petrich and Chandler Trout each finished with 2-0 records.

Team scores

Sauk Rapids-Rice 42, Staples-Motley 27

Staples-Motley 46, Rocori 21

Staples-Motley results

103: Austin Pogreba 0-2

112: Blake Miller 2-0

119: Josh Becker 0-2

125: David Hobson 1-1

130: Brady Killian 2-0

135: Jordan Heldman 2-0

140: Tom Zoeliner 0-2

145: Tyler Pogreba 0-2

152: Gavin Kadlec 0-2

160: Brent Lisson 2-0

171: Blake Petrich 2-0

189: Chandler Trout 2-0

215: Cody Dron 1-1

Hwt: Tyler O'Brien 1-1

Overall: SM 1-1. Next: Staples-Motley at Crosby-Ironton Triangular 5 p.m. Tuesday.

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