STAPLES -- Chris Breitenfeldt, Tyler Bendson and Adam Johnson of Staples-Motley each won all three of their matches at the Cardinals' wrestling tournament Saturday.
The Cardinals finished in seventh place by beating the Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus Road Crew 37-33.
A pin by Adam Johnson over Josh Gangle and a forfeit win for Shaun Imgrund were enough to hold off Josh Bresnahan's forfeit win for PR-B.
Johnson and Breitenfeldt finished their day off with pins. At 119 pounds Breitenfeldt put the shoulders of Kyle Radvany on the mat in just 36 seconds.
The Cardinals lost to Blackduck/Cass Lake-Bena in the first round 42-26. They fell to Ottertail Central 31-26 before defeating the Road Crew.
PL/PR-B's Shane Walton, Adam McCoy and Bresnahan each won all three of their matches but the Road Crew lost to Morris 43-16 in the first round and then lost to Perham 31-31 but the Yellowjackets won seven matches to the Road Crew's six, giving Perham the win.
Team finishes -- 1-Centennial, 2-Alexandria, 3-Morris, 4-Blackduck/Cass Lake-Bena, 5-OTC, 6-Perham, 7-Staples-Motley, 8-Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus.
103 -- Shane Walton (PL/PR-B) tech. fall over Beau Pilgrim (S-M) 6:00
112 -- Corey Swenson (PL/PR-B) pinned Justin Richards (S-M) 1:12
119 -- Chris Breitenfeldt (S-M) pinned Kyle Radvany (PL/PR-B) :36
125 -- Zach Hanson (S-M) dec. over Luke Walton (PL/PR-B) 9-3
130 -- Tyler Bendson (S-M) wins by forfeit
135 -- Jason Becker (S-M) wins by forfeit
140 -- Trent Johnson (PL/PR-B) pinned Jason Tholl (S-M) 4:59
145 -- Charlie Gaugert (S-M) maj. dec. over Matt Booth (PL/PR-B) 12-2
152 -- Adam McCoy (PL/PR-B) maj. dec. over Chris Dobson (S-M) 12-2
160 -- Dan Mills (PL/PR-B) pinned David Frisk (S-M) 3:13
171 -- Adam Johnson (S-M) pinned Josh Gangle (PL/PR-B) 1:02
189 -- Shawn Imgrund (S-M) wins by forfeit
Hwt -- Josh Bresnahan (PL/PR-B) wins by forfeit
Overall -- PL/PR-B 10-5, S-M 4-10. Next meet -- Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus at Parkers Prairie 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Staples-Motley host Aitkin, Crosby-Ironton 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Little Falls third,
BEMIDJI -- The Little Falls Flyers and Aitkin Gobblers placed third and fourth, respectively, at the Rick Lee wrestling invitational Saturday.
Winning the meet was host Bemidji with 206 points.
Aitkin wrestlers Dusty Finlayson and Justin Keil won their weight classes and teammate Chris Tibbetts finished second.
Nathan Doucette was the only Little Falls wrestler to win his weight class.
Team scores -- 1-Bemidji 206, 2-Greenbush 152, 3-Little Falls 145, 4-Aitkin 137.5, 5-Hibbing 129, 6-Roseau 115, 7-Fertile-Beltrami 90, 8-Nashwauk/Keewatin 36
103 -- 1-Gabriel Mooney (GB) dec. Justin Larson (F-B) 7-1, 3-Brandon Nemic (Hib) pinned Chris Roach (LF) :29, 5-Chris Black (Bem) pinned BJ Wasserzieher (Ait) 2:20
112 -- 1-Jarrett Hall (GB) dec. Chris Tibbetts (Ait) 3-6, 3-Greg Skerik (Bem) dec. Mike Ashby (LF) 2-3
119 -- 1-Joe Miller (Bem) dec. Bryce Olson (F-B) 4-2, 3-Garrett Bellefeuille win by forfeit, 5-Jordan Keil (Ait) major dec. Kyle Downs (Hib) 9-0
125 -- 1-Ben Lamphere (Hib) dec. Ryan Cronemiller (Bem) 10-5, 3-Trevor Brady (LF) dec. Garth Peterson (F-B) 7-5, 5-Justin Stanislawski (GB) major dec. Adam Lundgren (Ait) 15-2
130 -- 1-Nathan Doucette (LF) pinned Noel Barrett (Ros) 3:30, 3-Matt Finlayson (Ait) dec. Nick Mistic (Bem) 7-2
135 -- 1-Kevin Peterson (Ros) dec. Matthew Boser (LF) 6-4
140 -- 1-Jordan Otto (Ros) dec. Brian Hagen (LF) 7-5
145 -- 1-Tyler Jenson (GB) dec. Dustin Puffe (Bem) 7-2, 3-Doug Downs (Hib) dec. Thomas Hansen (LF) 5-3, 5-Jasen Klimek (F-B) dec. Bryan Holm (Ait) 4-3
152 -- 1-Mitch Keil (Ait) dec. Bob Mock (Bem) 7-2, 3-Scott Freudenrich (LF) pinned Kyle Kjos (GB) 2:35
171 -- 1-Dusty Finlayson (Ait) dec. Mike Littler (Bem) 7-4, 5-Jacob King (LF) dec. Victor Krueger (Ros) 7-1
189 -- 1-Myke Peterson (Bem) dec. Joe Facchinni (N/K) 9-5, 3-Jeremiah Kern (GB) dec. Darik Lamke (Ait) 6-2
Hwt -- 1-Devyn Brandt (Ros) pinned Barrett Willard (Bem) 2:29, 3-Chad Hasskamp (Ait) major dec. Elliott Osterhoudt (Hib) 10-0
Conference -- Aitkin 3-0. Overall -- Aitkin 6-2. Next meet -- Aitkin at Staples-Motley Thursday; Willmar at Little Falls Tuesday.
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