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PEQUOT LAKES — Drey Loge improved to 24-0 on the season with a 3-0 decision over Kacee Skoog in the 152 weight class helping the Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus Road Crew to a 45-24 victory over New York Mills Thursday.


Kyle Jordan’s pin at 170 pounds was a key victory said Road Crew head coach Travis Hoffarth.

Spencer Richards, Nick Gravdahl and Jace Loge also won by pins.

PL/PRB 45, New York Mills 24

106: Anthony Phillipson (PLPRB) by forfeit

113: Spencer Richards (PLPRB) pinned Taylor Thompson 4:20

120: Nate Adkins (PLPRB) dec. Austin Haman 5-1

126: Shane Novak (NYM) pinned Evan Gravdahl 1:29

132: Triston Rubner (PLPRB) dec. Tyler Ehnert 3-1

138: Nick Gravdahl (PLPRB) pinned Andrew Perela 1:58

145: Jace Loge (PLPRB) pinned Taylor Erickstrund 1:15

152: Drey Loge (PLPRB) dec. Kacee Skoog 3-0

160: Gunner Flynn (NYM) dec. Ozzy Miller 3-2

170: Kyle Jordan (PLPRB) pinned Sam Erckenbrack 3:05

182: Noah Pesola (NYM) dec. Justin Mackenthun 8-5

195: Cole Grabow (NYM) pinned Cadel Roeder 2:46

220: Max Carlson (NYM) pinned Kurt Kent 1:35

285: Jared Adkins (PLPRB) by forfeit

Overall: PL/PRB 11-2. Next: Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus in Mid-State Conference tournament at Detroit Lakes 4 p.m. Friday.

Pierz 70, Mille Lacs 12

PIERZ — Josh Lanners improved to 12-0 with a pin as Class 1A’s eighth-ranked Pierz Pioneers defeated the Mille Lacs Raiders 70-12 Thursday.

Eight other Pioneers won by pin to push Pierz’s winning streak to 19-straight duals.

Pierz 70, Mille Lacs 12

106: Brandon Ortman (P) pinned Noah Petty 2:57

113: Cole Brausen (P) pinned Hunter Sumner 4:27

120: Brandon Sullivan (P) pinned Kris Kohlgraf 1:52

126: Chris Ortman (P) pinned Tim Kent 1:26

132: Evan Woitalla (P) pinned Elex Logi 1:24

138: Nik Borchert (ML) pinned Brett Kapsner 2:49

145: Jordan Goebel (P) wins by forfeit

152: Brad Meyer (P) wins by forfeit

160: Josh Lanners (P) pinned Triston Corwin 1:59

170: Nick Lochner (P) wins by forfeit

182: Grant Smude (P) wins by forfeit

195: Travis Johnson (P) pinned Chris Faust 1:06

220: Ryley Smude (P) pinned Jon Wegsheid 1:03

285: Robert Fetters (ML) wins by forfeit

Overall: Prz 19-2. Next: Pierz at South St. Paul tournament 10 a.m. Saturday.

Staples-Motley loses two at triangular

STAPLES — Drew Peterson registered two pins for the Staples-Motley Cardinals as they lost to both the Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale Raiders 46-28 and Pelican Rapids 39-36 at the Staples-Motley triangular Thursday.

Alex Urpelding, Blake Miller, Josh Becker, Tyler Pogreba and Jordan Heldman all won two matches for the Cardinals.

B-H/V beat Pelican Rapids 42-30 in the other match.

Team scores

B-H/Verndale 46, Staples-Motley 28

B-H/Verndale 42, Pelican Rapids 30

Pelican Rapids 39, Staples-Motley 36

Staples-Motley results

106: Eric Lisson 0-2

113: Alex Urpelding 2-0

120: Jake Swendsrud 1-1

126: Blake Miller 2-0

132: Jake Bendson (injury default during first match)

138: Josh Becker 2-0

145: Tyler Pogreba 2-0

152: Nick Jennings 0-2

160: Josh Robben 0-2

170: Jordan Heldman 2-0

182: Drew Peterson 2-0

Overall: SM 3-12. Next: Staples-Motley in Mid-State Conference tournament at Detroit Lakes 4 p.m. Friday.

Wadena-Deer Creek drops two

WADENA — Sam Waln went 2-0 for the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines, who lost to Border West 54-15 and Wahpeton/Breckenridge 53-24 Thursday.

Isaac Malone and Caleb Monson both went 1-1 for the Wolverines.

Team scores

Border West 54, Wadena-Deer Creek 15

Wahpeton/Breckenridge 53, W-DC 24

Wadena-Deer Creek results

106: Riley Seifert 0-2

113: Curtis Hurtig 1-1

120: Tristin Godel 0-2

126: Sam Waln 1-0, Blaine Snyder 1-0

132: Devin Barthel 0-1, Sam Waln 1-0

138: Devin Barthel 1-0

145: Jake Waln 0-1, Josh Lawson 0-1

152: Josh Lawson 0-1, Jake Waln 0-1

-195: Isaac Malone 1-1

220: Caleb Monson 1-1

285: Tristan Baker 0-2

Overall: WDC 6-8. Next: Wadena-Deer Creek in Mid-State Conference tournament at Detroit Lakes 4 p.m. Friday.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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