CASS LAKE - Three individuals each from Little Falls and Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus have qualified to compete in the Class 2A state wrestling tournament following their finishes in the Section 8-2A tournament Saturday.
Dillon Kifer, Cody Bue and Steve McMahan will represent the Flyers at state. Kifer was the true second-place finisher at 119 pounds and Bue finished second at 152. McMahan had the best performance by a Flyer, taking the championship at 160.
PL/PR-B's Zach Humphrey finished in true second place at 125 after besting Little Falls' Sam Marcus.
Nic Harrison of the Road Crew recorded a true second-place finish at 130 and teammate Dustin Campbell had a true second-place finish at 145.
Teams: Blackduck/Cass-Lake Bena, Crookston/Fisher, Detroit Lakes, East Grand Forks, Fergus Falls, Fosston/Bagley, Little Falls, Park Rapids Area, Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus, Perham, Roseau, Thief River Falls/Goodridge, Walker-Hackensack-Akeley/Nevis
103: 1. Chaz Abrahamson (TRF), 4. Charlie Wilczek (LF), 6. Darian Rubner (PLPRB)
112: 1. Isaac Werner (PER), 4. Bryant Bue (LF)
119: 1. Javier Portillo (CRX), True second-Dillon Kifer (LF), 5. Cody Schrupp (PLPRB)
125: 1. Sam Warne (PER), True second: Zach Humphrey (PLPRB) dec. Samuel Marcus (LF), 3. Zach Humphrey (PLPRB)
130: 1. Steve Keogh (TRF), True second-Nic Harrison (PLPRB)
135: 1. Mark Erickson (ROS), 4. Chris Harrison (PLPRB)
140: 1. Jordan Engen (TRF), 6. Derik Jendro (LF)
145: 1. Kevin Fynboh (TRF), True second-Dustin Campbell (PLPRB)
152: 1. Charlie Schmitz (PER), 2. Cody Bue (LF)
160: 1. Steve McMahan (LF)
171: 1. Travis Peralta (TRF), 3. Pat Bresnahan (PLPRB)
189: 1. Drew Ross (FF) Dec. 5-3, 4. Brandon Hiemenz (LF)
215: 1. Jordan Sharp (ROS), 5. Nils Johnson (LF)
285: 1. Josh Campion (FF), 5. Troy Griffith (PLPRB)
Next: Class 2A state tournament Wednesday through Saturday, Xcel Energy Center, St. Paul.
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