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Wrestling: Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus defeats New York Mills 45-24

PEQUOT LAKES -- Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus (Class 2A) won nine of 14 matches, two by forfeit, en route to a 45-24 victory over New York Mills (10-5) in wrestling Thursday evening.

The Eagles got victories from Shane Novak (126), Gunner Flynn (160), and three straight at 182, 195 and 220 pounds by Noah Pesola, Cole Grabow and Max Carlson, respectively.

The Road Crew (11-2) jumped out to a 15-0 lead, lead by as much as 33-6 and never trailed in the match.

The Eagles return home next Tuesday to face Walker-Hackensack-Akeley/Nevis (2-8)

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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