Section 8-2A wrestling: Four from Road Crew, two Cardinals in finals
FERGUS FALLS — Four wrestlers from the Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus Road Crew and two from Staples-Motley remain in contention following the opening day of the Section 8-2A individual tournament Friday.
Road Crew’s Anthony Phillipson went 2-0 to advance to Saturday’s finals along with Drey Loge at 145, Justin Mackenthun at 182 and Jared Adkins at 285.
S-M’s Blake Miller advanced by going 3-0 and Jordan Heldman is in the semifinals following a first-round bye and a pin in the quarterfinals.
106: Anthony Phillipson (PLPRB) 2-0 finals; Eric Lisson (SM) 2-1 wrestlebacks
113: Spencer Richards (PLPRB) 1-1 wrestle backs; Alex Erpelding (SM) 2-1 wrestlebacks
120: Nate Adkins (PLPRB) 2-1 wrestle backs; Jacob Swendsrud (SM) 1-1 wrestlebacks
126: Lucas McCoy (PLPRB) 0-2; Blake Miller (SM) 3-0 finals
132: Nick Gravdahl (PLPRB) 2-1 wrestlebacks
138: Jace Loge (PLPRB) 1-1 wrestlebacks; Josh Becker (SM) 1-2
145: Drey Loge (PLPRB) 2-0 semifinals; Tyler Progreba (SM) 2-1 wrestlebacks
152: Osmund Miller (PLPRB) 2-1 wrestle backs; Austin Bendson (SM) 0-2
160: Joe Harrison (PLPRB) 0-2
170: Dillon Nichols (PLPRB) 0-2; Jordan Heldman (SM) 1-0 semifinals
182: Justin Mackenthun (PLPRB) 2-0 semifinals; Drew Peterson (SM) 0-2
195: Cadel Roeder (PLPRB) 0-1 wrestlebacks
220: Kurt Kent (PLPRB) 0-1 wrestlebacks
285: Jared Adkins (PLPRB) 2-0 semifinals
Next: Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus, Staples-Motley in Section 8-2A finals at Fergus Falls Saturday.