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Wrestling: Jackets pile it on at Deer Creek

Brandon Lueders pinned Devin Barthel at 2:32 in the 132 pound match. Bob Williams/FOCUS

The Yellowjacket wrestling team cruised in their first dual of the season defeating the Wolverines in Deer Creek 64-12.

Wadena-Deer Creek was playing from behind before the match began giving up four forfeits to the Jackets at 145, 152, 182 and 195 pounds.

Cody Nylander, ranked #2 in AA, defeated Tony Reurink for the second time in a week, this time by fall at 2:53. Reurink in ranked #6 in Class A.

Jesse Hein anchored the team with a technical fall of Caleb Monson at 1:00.

The Wolverines jumped out to their only lead of the dual 12-9 when Sam Waln pinned Chase Curtis at 120 pounds (5:48)) and Mitch Steffens pinned Jeremiah Asmund at 2:54 at 126 pounds.

Brandon Lueders tipped the points back in favor of Perham with a pin of Devin Barthel at 2:32.

From there, the Yellowjackets won the remaining matches to pile on the points.

Perham travels to Grand Forks for the Sertoma Tournament Friday and Saturday, Dec. 9-10.

Perham 64,

Wadena-Deer Creek 12

106-- Elliott Werner (P) def. Tristin Godel (WDC), 6-5

113-- Sam Pirrotta (P) def. Corie Hurtig (WDC), fall. 1:08

120-- Sam Waln (WDC) def. Chase Curtis (P), fall. 5:48

126-- Mitch Steffens (WDC) def. Jeremiah Asmund (P), fall. 2:54

132-- Brandon Lueders (P) def. Devin Barthel (WDC), fall. 2:32

138-- Josh Werner (P) def. Josh Lawson (WDC), 11-2

145-- Brady Sazama (P) win by forfeit

152-- Patrick Glynn (P) win by forfeit

160-- Ty Haverland (P) def. Jacob Ludovissie (WDC), 6-3

170-- William Parks (P) def. Isaac Malone (WDC), fall. 1:00

182-- Garrett Biegler (P) win by forfeit

195-- Gio Garcia (P) win by forfeit

220-- Cody Nylander (P) def. Tony Reurink (WDC), fall. 2:53

285-- Jesse Hein (P) def. Caleb Monson (WDC), fall. 1:00

Robert Williams

Sports Editor at the Detroit Lakes Tribune. Williams worked prior as the Sports Editor in Perham for the Focus, a Forum Communications newspaper, from 2010-14. 

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