COON RAPIDS -- Andy Pickar became the winningest wrestler in Brainerd Warriors history with three victories at the Coon Rapids Invitational Saturday.
At 160 pounds, Pickar won all three of his matches to raise his career total to 114, three more than two-time state champion Jim Caughey amassed in the early 1980s. Pickar's career record is 114-24-0. Caughey was 111-23-2.
Pickar beat Kurt Semanko of Osseo by technical fall, Sam Benfante of Rosemount by major decision and pinned Andy Mack of Coon Rapids.
Other Warriors winning all three of their matches were Dan Fleischhacker (112) and Tom Zelinske (130).
Brainerd won one of three dual meets, defeating Osseo 42-24 and losing 40-25 to Rosemount and 33-25 to Coon Rapids.
Brainerd 42, Osseo 24
103-Derek Haberman (O) pinned 5:09 Todd Zelinske
112-Dan Fleischhacker (BRD) tech. fall Tierell Hubbard 4:56
119-Konrad Abramo (BRD) tech fall Darin Grimm 3:45
125-Matt Strandmo (O) maj. dec. Devon Lambert 15-8
130-Tom Zelinske (BRD) pinned Tom Phenan :56
135-Kyle Dukowitz (BRD) tech fall Ross Peterson 5:45
140-Greg Strand (BRD) pinned Jeff Matuka 2:28
145-Josh Hammer (O) dec. Mike Wacsmuth 9-4
152-Jake Smith (BRD) dec. Brian Swanson 12-6
160-Andy Pickar (BRD) tech. fall Kurt Semanko 3:35
171-Dylan Eschenbacher (BRD) maj. dec. Tyler Christianson 17-6
189-Ben Roff (O) pinned Cliff Edberg 1:56
215-Matt Olding (BRD) dec. Matt Garther 9-4
275-Matt Mello (O) pinned Kyle Wilshusen 2:36
Rosemount 40, Brainerd 25
103-Justin Lebalin (R) pinned Todd Zelinske :43
112-Dan Fleischhacker (BRD) dec. Lance Offerman 8-6
119-Konrad Abramo (BRD) pinned Justin Weeks 5:03
125-Nick Walsh (R) pinned Danny Lasher 3:09
130-Tom Zelinske (BRD) dec. Dan Moeller 5-0
135-Kyle Dukowitz (BRD) dec. Zach Schumacher ot criteria
140-Dan Chapman (R) pinned Greg Strand 2:34
145-Colin Voigt (R) dec. Mike Wacsmuth 2-1
152-Jayme Hanson (R) dec. Jake Smith 12-9
160-Andy Pickar (BRD) maj. dec. Sam Benfante 15-3
171-Zac Cornett (R) pinned Cliff Edberg 5:04
189-Mitch Van Eps (R) pinned Dylan Eschenbacher :37
215-Billy Fink (R) maj. dec. Matt Olding 14-4
275-Kyle Wilshusen won by forfeit
Coon Rapids 33, Brainerd 25
103-Jason Adams (CR) pinned Todd Zelinske :50
112-Dan Fleischhacker (BRD) maj. dec. Fuechy Vang 9-1
119-Ryan Adams (CR) pinned Devon Lambert 1:30
125-Travis Mortenson (CR) dec. Konrad Abramo 7-4
130-Tom Zelinske (BRD) maj. dec. Collin Timm 12-1
135-PJ Mack (CR) dec. Kyle Dukowitz 5-4 ot
140-Tony Barnes (CR) dec. Greg Strand 3-0
145-Alex Wagner (CR) dec. Mike Wacsmuth 3-1
152-Jake Smith (BRD) tech. fall Tyler Elfor 5:05
160-Andy Pickar (BRD) pinned Andy Mack 1:36
171-Brad Mortenson (CR) dec. Cliff Edberg 7-2
189-Dylan Eschenbacher (BRD) dec. Ben Thorstad 11-4 :37
215-Matt Olding (BRD) dec. Sean Williams 8-6
275-Mark Zimmerman (CR) pinned Kyle Wilshusen 3:33
Overall -- B 1-3-0. Next meet -- Brainerd at St. Cloud Apollo 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.
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