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WRESTLING: Jacks roll over Gators

BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji High School wrestling team was firing on all cylinders Friday night when it hosted Badger/Greenbush-Middle River, stomping the Gators 56-6 in a dual at Bemidji High School.

The Jacks opened the night with wins in the first five bouts. Robby Strand won the 106 matchup via 4-2 decision, followed by a BGMR forfeit at 113. Then Bryce Golden edged Bryce Bergeron by sudden victory (3-1) at 120 pounds, Cale Newby won a 7-5 decision (126) and Joe Hudson pinned his opponent in the 138 bout.

The five wins gave BHS a commanding 21-0 lead, and the Jacks didn’t slow down much thereafter.

After Lumberjacks losses at 138 and 152 sandwiched a Nate Golden 18-2 tech fall victory (145), Bemidji ended the match with six straight wins. Chance Hinrichs pinned Caleb Vacura (4:20) at 160, followed by wins from Nicholas Mutchler (15-9 decision) at 170 and Ryan Yang (fall, 3:41) at 182.

Peter Moen pinned Gators sophomore Jacob Bergsnev in just nine seconds, leading the way for a 6-2 decision win for Hunter Schoenborn (220) and a Kaleb Beam pin in 56 seconds at heavyweight.

Bemidji 56, Badger/Greenbush-Middle River 6

106: Robby Strand (BHS) over Tony Olson (BGMR) (Dec 4-2)

113: Seth Newby (BHS) over (BGMR) (For.)

120: Bryce Golden (BHS) over Bryce Bergeron (BGMR) (SV-1 3-1)

126: Cale Newby (BHS) over Garrett Undeberg (BGMR) (Dec 7-5)

132: Joe Hudson (BHS) over Brandon  Pries (BGMR) (Fall 4:57)

138: Owen Novacek (BGMR) over Jon Solum (BHS) (Dec 11-5)

145: Nate Golden (BHS) over Austin Maurstad (BGMR) (TF 18-2 5:48)

152: Andy Dostal (BGMR) over Colton Hinrichs (BHS) (Dec 7-5)

160: Chance Hinrichs (BHS) over Caleb Vacura (BGMR) (Fall 4:20)

170: Nicholas Mutchler (BHS) over Joe Dezelar (BGMR) (Dec 15-9)

182: Ryan Yang (BHS) over Tyler Isane (BGMR) (Fall 3:41)

195: Peter Moen (BHS) over Jacob Bergsnev (BGMR) (Fall 0:09)

220: Hunter Schoenborn (BHS) over Zach Evans (BGMR) (Dec 6-2)

285: Kaleb Beam (BHS) over Derrick Corneinsen (BGMR) (Fall 0:56)