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Mason Friederichs gave up only one point on way to the NYWA 120 pound sixth grade state wrestling championship in April.

Friederichs state wrestling champ

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Wrestling is in the bloodline. Some people are made to grapple; most people cannot handle it. Mason Friederichs is one who was made for it.


In April, Friederichs, a sixth grader from New York Mills, became a state champion at 120 pounds at the Northland Youth Wrestling Association's state tournament in Rochester, Minn., at the Auditorium of the Mayo Civic Center.

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Robert Williams
Robert is the Sports Editor of Detroit Lakes Newspapers. Williams worked prior in Perham for the Focus, a Forum Communications newspaper, from 2010-14. 
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