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Area Wrestling: Orlando pin sends Raiders to semis

BERTHA—Tuesday's Section 6-1A team quarterfinals between No. 4 Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale/Parkers Prairie and the No. 5 Staples-Motley Cardinals came down to the final match of the evening.

With the match tied at 33, the Raiders' Craig Orlando pinned the Cardinals' Kyle Serich to BHVPP to the semifinals.

S-M's Owen Berga passed the 100 career win threshold as the Cardinals ended their team season at 11-10.

BHV 39, Staples-Motley 33

106: Deagen Captain (BHV) dec. Payton Bjerga 5-2

113: Quinn Kern (BHV) pinned Sam Jennissen 2:22

120: Jason Koehn (BHV) pinned Conner Dobson :48

126: Brock Peterson (BHV) dec. Brayden Christensen 12-8

132: Spencer Miller (SM) tech fall Trever Arceneau 23-8

138: Devin Dean (BHV) pinned Logen Weite 1:46

145: Jasiah Paskewitz (SM) maj. Dec. Hunter Dean 15-4

152: Owen Bjerga (SM) Mason Schroeder :50

160: Gideon Ervasti (BHV) dec. Jonathan Lisson 10-7

170: James Ehresman (SM) pinned Derik Kimber 1:28

182: Isaac Swendsrud (SM) pinned Carter Rokes 1:50

195: Holt Truax (BHV) pinned Shaine Guggenberger 2:42

220: Braden Tyrell (SM) pinned Tyler Eggert :41

285: Craig Orlando (BHV) pinned Kyle Serich 1:51

verall: BHV 12-9, SM 11-10. Next: Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale in Section 6-1A team semifinals at Bertha 6 p.m. Friday; Staples-Motley in Section 6-1A individual tournament Saturday, Feb 24 at Pelican Rapids.

Breckenridge 42, Wadena-Deer Creek 39

UNDERWOOD—Koby Endres, Connor Dirks, Cody Wheeler and Steve Erkenbrack all recorded pins as No. 10 Wadena-Deer Creek built a 39-24 lead over No. 7 Breckenridge in the Section 6-1A team tournament Tuesday.

The Cowboys responded with wins in the final three matches to win 42-39.

Breckenridge 42, WDC 39

106: Simon Snyder (WDC) wins by forfeit

113: Koby Endres (WDC) pinned Zane Mikkelson 3:46

120: Zach Haire (B) pinned Brandon Wheeler :46

126: Aidan Ruddy (B) wins by forfeit

132: Connor Dirks (WDC) pinned Wyatt Differding 1:17

138: Jayson Young (WDC) dec. Dylan Pearson 4-1

145: Carter Gilles (B) pinned Isaac Hale 2:26

152: Mason Meyer (B) pinned Mitchel Haman :34

160: Braeden Sibert (WDC) def Austin Snobl by default

170: Cody Wheeler (WDC) pinned Mason Vig 1:44

182: Steve Erkenbrack (WDC) pinned Isaac Thoennes :51

195: Tanner Differding (B) pinned Jericho Baker 1:30

220: Daniel Erlandson (B) pinned Logan Wegscheid 3:42

285: Gave Diaz (B) wins by forfeit

Overall: WDC 3-16. Next: Wadena-Deer Creek in Section 6-1A individual tournament TBA.

Aitkin 66, Zimmerman 10

AITKIN—Tyler Spolarich planted his opponent in 32 seconds to highlight the Aitkin Gobblers' 66-10 non-conference victory over the Zimmerman Thunder Tuesday.

Luke Pelarski, Quin Miller, Jack Workman and Preston Carlson also scored pins for the Gobblers, who finished the regular season with an 18-10 mark.

Aitkin 66, Zimmerman 10

106: Jack Montplaisir (Z) maj. dec. Marshall Larson 10-0

113: Tanner Hills (A) forfeit

120: Carson Kullhem (A) dec. Joe Montplaisir 10-7

126: Daniel Decent (A) forfeit

132:Jack Gravelle (A) dec. Joe Gardas 8-5

138: Luke Pelarski (A) pinned Brandon Schnellman 1:49

145: Tyler Spolarich (A) Pinned Sam Freeberg :32

152: Carter Endrizzi (A) forfeit

160: Quin Miller (A) pinned Ryan Bouley 4:22

170: Jack Workman (A) pinned Dustin Dittberner :44

182: Justin Robinson (Z) pinned Steven Whitney 2:51

195: Preston Carlson (A) pinned Aiden Pardino 2:34

220: Andrew Eklund (A) forfeit

285: Craig Ashton (A) forfeit

Overall: A 18-10. Next: Aitkin in Section 7-1A team tournament TBA.