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AREA WRESTLING: Flyers' rally falls short against Becker

BECKER — Trysten Ross, David Copa and Connor Swanson each pinned their opponents for Little Falls as the Flyers rallied but fell to Becker 32-29 in Thursday’s non-conference meet.

The Bulldogs led 32-11 before losing the last three matches.

Becker 32, Little Falls 29

106: Neil Schmalz (B) dec. Leo Wilczek 7-1

113: Lee Schmalz (B) pinned AJ Jenks 3:03

120: Luke Schmalz (B) dec. Josh Beak 13-1

126: Justin Jenks (LF) dec. Caleb Vekved 6-3

132: Axel Lange (LF) dec. Sam Kirchner 12-4

138: Cody Ferris (B) dec. Dan Mushel 5-0

145: Connor Scherping (LF) dec. Zach Zimmer 19-6

152: Eric Dudek (B) pinned Keith Yorker 2:59

160: Colton Vekved (B) dec. Jordan Petrone 12-6

170: Bobby Lee (B) dec. Tyler Gastecki 11-6

182: Dustin Peterson (B) dec. Joe Reis 11-1

195: Trysten Ross (LF) pinned Mason Olson :36

220: David Copa (LF) pinned Brady Kurtz 2:58

285: Connor Swanson (LF) pinned Kreston Gammon 1:09

Overall: LF 18-4. Next: Little Falls at Anoka tournament Saturday.

New York Mills 51,

Wadena-Deer Creek 18

WADENA — Lee Spencer won by pin at 113 for the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines as they fell to the New York Mills Eagles 51-18 in a non-conference meet Thursday.

New York Mills 51, Wadena-Deer Creek 18

106: Nick Hendrickx (NYM) pinned Riley Seifert 5:55

113: Lee Spencer (WDC) pinned Taylor Thompson 1:11

120: Austin Haman (NYM) dec Tristin Godel 2-1

126: Shane Novak (NYM) pinned Blaine Snyder :45

132: Tyler Ehnert (NYM) wins by forfeit

138: Josh Lawson (WDC) wins by forfeit

145: Mason Freiderichs (NYM) pinned Jake Waln 3:44

152: Kacee Skoog (NYM) wins by forfeit

160: Gunner Flynn (NYM) wins by forfeit

170: Sam Erkenbrack (NYM) pinned Issac Malone 5:02

182: Double forfeit

195: Cole Grabow (NYM) pinned Caleb Monson 5:22

220: Double forfeit

285: Tristian Baker (WDC) wins by forfeit

Overall: WDC 7-8. Next: Wadena-Deer Creek at Alexandria tournament Saturday.

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