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Bemidji heavyweight Al Johnson controlled Deer River’s Allen Huju during Thursday’s action. Johnson pinned Huju in the first period to cap Bemidji’s 65-9 win. Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer

WRESTLING: Bemidji cruises to 65-9 win over Deer River

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BEMIDJI – Thursday’s season-opening wrestling dual against Deer River was over before it began as the visitors forfeited five weights.


Lumberjacks coach Rance Bahr entered the meet knowing that the Lumberjacks would probably win and instead of concentrating on the scoreboard Bahr was paying attention to other details.

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Pat Miller is the sports editor at the Pioneer.

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