WILLMAR — Bryton Mutz, Levi Rubin and Sam Adams won by fall but the Brainerd Warriors came up on the short end of a 33-27 score against the Willmar Cardinals in a Central Lakes Conference meet on Tuesday. It was the first conference loss of the season for the Warriors, while the Cardinals stayed perfect at 2-0.
“It was just a good close duel and they came out on top,” said Warriors co-head coach Mike Boran.
Dan Babineau won by decision along with Jeff Flickinger and Jace Engelmann for the Warriors.
Willmar 33, Brainerd 27
106: Bryton Mutz (B) pinned Jacob Bolling :57
113: Juan Resendez (W) pinned Andy Schlosser 2:52
120: Logan Walkow (W) maj. dec. Drew Bruen 11-2
126: Zach Luedels (W) pinned Ivan Vasquez 1:02
132: Nate Mittag (W) dec. Jake Zelinske 4-0
138: Dan Babineau (B) dec. Austin Miley 5-4
145: Travis Egan (W) maj. dec. Tommy Schlosser 11-2
152: Estevan Navarro (W) maj. dec. Dillon Solid 16-5
160: Jeff Flickinger (B) dec. Vaughn Johnson 6-4
170: Colten Carlson (W) dec. Luke Boran 9-4
182: Jace Engelmann (B) dec. Logan Winten 8-5
195: Levi Rubin (B) pinned Jalen Cabrera 1:45
220: Sam Adams (B) pinned Matt Hennes 2:37
285: Cass Herzog (W) dec. Casey Biever 7-5
Conference: Brd 2-1. Overall: Brd 3-3. Next: Brainerd at Fergus Falls 7:30 p.m. Jan. 3.