Sartell defeats Warriors in CLC opener
SARTELL — Jeff Flickinger and Levi Rubin won by fall for the Brainerd Warriors in a 34-21 loss to the Sartell Sabres in a Central Lakes Conference meet Tuesday night.
Dan Babineau, Tyler Spangler, and Nate Adams won by decision for the Warriors in their first dual meet of the season.
“We had a few matches that we were in,” Warriors co-head coach Mike Boran said. “You’ve got to win the close matches. Sartell is a much improved team this year. They wrestled well.
“We were a little bit behind, but it’s a long season. We’ll keep working and we’ll be better by the end of the season.”
Sartell 34, Brainerd 21
106: Drew Bienusa (S) dec. Andy Schlosser 9-4
113: Sam Krauell (S) maj. dec. Drew Bruen
120: Nathan Pelach (S) won by forfeit
126: Kyle Karlos (S) dec. Jake Zelinske 7-6
132: Dan Babineau (B) dec. Zach Motschke 6-0
138: Tyler Spangler (B) dec. Garrett Cainler 3-0
145: Josh Halicke (S) dec. Shane White 7-4
152: Nate Adams (B) dec. Zach Pederson 9-5
160: Jeff Flickinger (B) pinned Jed Anderson 5:42
170: Dan Vitale (S) dec. Jace Engelmann 9-4
182: Levi Rubin (B) pinned Collin Wervey 2:27
195: Brady Goebl (S) dec. Casey Biever 5-2
220: Nick Jensen (S) pinned Sam Adams 5:06
Hwt: Anthony Thene (S) dec. James Weiss 6-0
Conference: Brd 0-1. Overall: Brd 0-1. Next: Alexandria at Brainerd 7:30 p.m. Thursday.