ELK RIVER - The Brainerd Warriors wrestling team, behind four first place finishes, two runner-up finishes, and four thirds, captured the Elk River tournament Saturday with a winning score of 212.5.
Brandon Mutz, Tyler Jensen, Nate Rubin and Nick Lingwall all went a perfect 3-0 on the day for the Warriors as all three were crowned champions.
Mutz defeated Elk River's Holton Lubinski 6-3 to win the 112-pound weight class. Jensen then pinned Ross Cazett of Elk River in 1:38 at 125 and Rubin followed with a 9-4 decision over Elk River's Zak Hertz at 130. Lingwall then decisioned Stillwater's Brandon Dickinson in the 135 pound championship.
Tyler Jensen went 3-0 at 125
Brainerd's Aaron Padrnos and Josh Jaeger picked up second place finishes while Jake Patnode, Chris Padrnos, Chad Ohman and Kyle Anderson all finished in third place.
Team results - 1-Brainerd 212.5, 2-Elk River 194.5, 3-Stillwater 170, 4-Austin 145, 5-Osseo 114.5, 6-Zimmerman 104.5, 7-Columbia Heights 96.5, 8-St. Paul Harding 61
Brainerd results (place, name, record)
103: 2nd place-Aaron Padrnos 2-1
112: 1st place-Brandon Mutz 3-0
119: 5th place-Scott Padrnos 1-2
125: 1st place-Tyler Jensen 3-0
Nate Rubin went 3-0 at 130
130: 1st place-Nate Rubin 3-0
135: 1st place-Nick Lingwall 3-0
140: 3rd place-Jake Patnode 3-1
145: 3rd place-Chris Padrnos 2-1
152: 3rd place-Chad Ohman 3-1
160: 2nd place-Josh Jaeger 1-1
Nick Lingwall went 3-0 at 135
171: Sam Pagel 0-2
189: 6th place-Dan Wheeler 1-2
215: 3rd place-Kyle Anderson 3-1
Hwt: 4th place-Pat Metzler 1-2
Next: at Sauk Rapids 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
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