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Area Wrestling: Aitkin captures Great River title

PINE CITY — Jerod Novak, Isaac Novak and Alan Bast won individual titles to help the Aitkin Gobblers win the Great River Conference championship Fridya.

Tyler Bare, Jack Braton, Dan Nordean, Caleb Curtis and Brian Wold all finished second helping the Gobblers get past Pine City by one point.

Team scores: 1-Aitkin-217, 2-Pine City 216, 3-Rush City 157, 4-Cloquet 119, 5-Mille Lacs 102, 6-Ogilvie 80

Aitkin results

106: 2-Tyler Bare 2-1

113: 2-Jack Braton 1-1

120: 2-Dan Nordean 1-1

126: 2-Caleb Curtis 2-1

132: 3-Noah Landrus 2-1

138: 2-Brian Wold 2-1

145: 3-Ethan Croatt 1-1

152: 1-Jerod Novak 2-0

160: 4-Chris Jackson 1-2

170: 1-Isaac Novak 2-0

182: 1-Alan Bast 2-0

195: 3-Kyle Lynn 0-1

220: 4-Roy Wigton 0-2

285: 3-Jordan Fiske 0-1

Next: Aitkin hosts Crosby-Ironton in Section 7-1A team tournament 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Little Falls 63,

Princeton 17

LITTLE FALLS — Conor Swanson recorded the fastest pin of Friday’s dual helping the Little Falls Flyers to a 63-17 Granite Ridge Conference win over Princeton.

Swanson pinned Bailey West in 36 seconds. AJ Jenks pinned Alex Robillard in 42 seconds. Little Falls finished with nine pins in total.

Little Falls 63, Princeton 17

106: Logan Kapphahn (LF) pinned Jesse McClay 3:08

113: AJ Jenks (LF) pinned Alex Robillard :42

120: Tim Bialka (P) dec. Josh Beack 7-6

126: Justin Jenks (LF) pinned Justin Robillard 1:30

132: Axel Lange (LF) wins by forfeit

138: Dan Mushel (LF) pinned Gabe Kolhoff 3:22

145: Connor Scherping (LF) pinned Zach Kitzman 1:11

152: Keith Yorek (LF) dec. Nathan Hellman 4-2

160: Billy McClay (P) pinned Austin Olson 2:47

170: Tyler Gastecki (LF) pinned Wyatt Ross 4:47

182: Joe Reis (LF) pinned Cole Warren 5:34

195: Trysten Ross (LF) pinned Brent Chambers 1:00

220: Lucas Winkelman (P) pinned David Copa 3:36

285: Conor Swanson (LF) pinned Bailey West :36

Overall: LF 21-6. Next: Little Falls in Section 8-3A tournament TBA.

Pelican Rapids 65,

Wadena-Deer Creek 6

PELICAN RAPIDS — Tristin Godel and Sam Waln each scored decision victories for the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines in Friday’s 65-6 loss to Pelican Rapids.

Godel improves to 18-9 on the season while Waln is 23-3.

Pelican Rapids 65, Wadena-Deer Creek 6

106: Jason Meyer (PR) dec. Carter Wright 4-2

113: Samuel Franco (PR) pinned Corie Hurtig 3:39

120: Tristin Godel (WDC) dec. Dakota Pixley 4-2

126: Sam Waln (WDC) dec. Carlos Gutierrez 6-3

132: Robert Mavorlegos (PR) tech fall Blaine Snyder

138: Jesus Romero (PR) pinned Austin Kolijonen 1:54

145: Josh Klovstad (PR) pinned Josh Lawson 5:27

152: Alex Diaz (PR) wins by forfeit

160: Hobet Diaz (PR) wins by forfeit

170: Ben Barragan (PR) wins by forfeit

182: Mick Tuckson (PR) wins by forfeit

195: Felix Barragan (PR) pinned Brandon Monson 4:22

220: Muhamed Carbo (PR) dec. Caleb Monson 7-1

285: Eddie Ramos (PR) wins by forfeit

Overall: WDC 7-15. Next: (No. 9) Wadena-Deer Creek in Section 6-1A team tournament vs (No. 8) Breckenridge at Barnesville 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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