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Area Wrestling: Road Crew second in 8-2A

THIEF RIVER FALLS — Darian Rubner scored a pin at the 1:15 mark of his match for the No. 2 seeded Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus Road Crew in the Section 8-2A team finals Saturday.

It wasn’t enough to unseat the top-seeded Perham Yellowjackets, who advanced to the state tournament with a 40-19 victory

Anthony Phillipson, Triston Rubner, Peter Harrison and Justin Mackenthun all won their matches.

The Yellowjackets eliminated the Staples-Motley Cardinals in the quarterfinal round by a 48-19 score.


Staples-Motley 40, Crookston 30

Park Raids 72, EGF 10

Detroit Lakes 59, United Clay-Becker 18

Fosston/Bagley 46, Roseau 25


Perham 48, Staples-Motley 19

Fergus Falls 39, Park Rapids 30

Thief River Falls 34, Detroit Lakes 33

Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus 46, Fosston/Bagley 21


Perham 41, Fergus Falls 19

Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus 43, Thief River Falls 29


Perham 40, Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus 19

Perham 40, PL/PRB 19

106: Anthony Phillipson (PL) dec. Elliot Werner 10-6

113: Chase Curtis (P) pinned Nate Adkins 3:54

120: Triston Rubner (PL) dec. Sam Pirrotta 5-0

126: Brandon Lueders (P) pinned Nick Gravdahl 3:08

132: Josh Werner (P) dec. Jace Loge 11-5

138: Luke Sailer (P) dec. Drey Loge 4-3

145: Ty Haverland (P) maj. dec. Derek Sonenstahl 11-2

152: Brady Sazama (P) dec. Trevos Johnson 10-5

160: Darian Rubner (PL) pinned Patrick Glynn 1:15

170: Peter Harrison (PL) maj. dec. William Parks 10-1

182: Justin Mackenthun (PL) dec. Garrett Biegler 7-5

195: Gio Garcia (P) dec. Jared Adkins 8-2

220: Cody Nylander (P) pinned Kurt Kent :41

285: Jesse Hein (P) pinned Nick Kramp :13

Overall: PLPRB 18-3. Next: Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus in Section 8-2A individual tournament Friday.

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