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WRESTLING: Bemidji tops Sartell, falls to Brainerd in tri meet


BRAINERD – The Bemidji wrestling team split its triangular meet here Tuesday night.

The Lumberjacks steamrolled past Sartell-St. Stephen in the opener, 45-15, before dropping a close match against hosts Brainerd, 39-34 in the nightcap.

In the opening match, the Lumberjacks won 12 of the 14 matches; one of said matches was ended when Brody Wilander was injured and had to lose by injury default.

In the other 12 matches, however, it was all Lumberjacks.

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Jack Hittinger
Jack Hittinger is a sports reporter for the Bemidji Pioneer, focusing on Bemidji State but also covering area high schools. He hails from the Great State of Michigan. Read his Bemidji State blog at and follow him on Twitter at @Jackhitts.
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