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Perham wrestling end of season awards


As he did during the season, Cody Nylander led the way receiving three awards at the Perham wrestling team’s end of season banquet. Nylander was named Most Valuable and also won awards for Most Pins and Most Wins. Nylander’s 40 victories this season give him 126 for his career in Perham, which is 17th all-time. Luke Sailer finished his career with 162, tied with Joe Werner for sixth all-time. The Yellowjackets captured their second consecutive Section title, their seventh since 2004.


Photo by Robert Williams/FOCUS

Varsity Awards

Rookie of the Year - Gage Paurus

Most Improved - Brady Sazama

Most Dedicated - Luke Sailer

Most Exciting - Josh Werner

Most Valuable Wrestler - Cody Nylander

Coaches Award - William Parks

Most Takedowns - Luke Sailer (67)

Most Near Falls - Josh Werner (42)

Most Wins - Cody Nylander (40)

Most Pins - Cody Nylander (23)

Junior High Awards Most Improved - Patrick Johnson, Joe Lorenson, Ryan Dahl.

Robert Williams
Robert has been the Sports Editor for the Focus since 2010 covering multiple state and national championship teams and is a mainstay at state tournaments each season covering the successful, athletic programs of Perham and New York Mills High Schools.
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