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Section 3A wrestling: Lots of area matmen make state

THE GLOBE WINDOM -- Windom/Mountain Lake wrestlers Brett Willaby and Alex Borsgard advanced to the Minnesota state wrestling tournament from the Section 3A individual tourney on Saturday, allowing them the chance to win championships. Willaby fin...

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WINDOM -- Windom/Mountain Lake wrestlers Brett Willaby and Alex Borsgard advanced to the Minnesota state wrestling tournament from the Section 3A individual tourney on Saturday, allowing them the chance to win championships.

Willaby finished third at state at 113 pounds last year as a junior, and Borsgard placed fifth at 138 in his junior year.

Now seniors, they’ll get the chance to capture crowns at the state meet Thursday through Saturday at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.

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Many other area wrestlers also qualified for state in Windom on Saturday. Here are the championship round results (the top two wrestlers in every weight class advance):

106 -- Logan Butzon, Jackson County Central, decisioned Jesus Anaya, Adrian, 8-7. Anaya decisioned Troy Parulski, St. James Area, 11-3, for true second.

113 -- Eric Carrasco, Minneota, dec. Ayden Horner, Tracy-Milroy-Balaton/Westbrook-Walnut Grove, 10-8.

120 -- Payton Handevidt, JCC, decisioned Logan Taylor, Adrian, 6-1. Kade Lozinski, Minneota, major decisioned Taylor 11-3 for true second.

126 -- Brett Willaby, Windom/Mountain Lake, decisioned Sam Kulseth, St. James Area, 9-2.

132 -- Dereck Ellingson, TMB/WWG, decisioned Teddy Pesch, Minneota, 2-0.

138 -- Blake Reiss, Minneota, decisioned Tyler Vandendriessche, TMB/WWG, 9-2. Grant Budden, Pipestone Area, decisioned Vandendriessche 13-7 for true second.

145 -- Anthony Axford, TMB/WWG, decisioned Zach Spinks, W/ML, 3-1. Spinks decisioned Jonah Guenes, Minneota, 7-0, for true second.

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152 -- Alex Borsgard, W/ML, decisioned Jared Schroepfer, Wabasso/Red Rock Central, 11-5. Schroepfer pinned Kalib Greenman, Canby, in 1:41, for true second.

160 -- Cole Vanoverbeke, Minneota, pinned Tallin Johnson, St. James Area, in 3:19.

170 -- Jace Paplow, TMB/WWG, decisioned Shawn Buysse, Minneota, 4-1.

182 -- Jaden Kindopp, Canby, decisioned Trevor Eisfeld, TMB/WWG, 3-2. Eisfeld pinned Josh Laleman, Minneota, in 3:08 for true second.

195 -- Derek Werner, W/RRC, decisioned Josh Steffen, Canby, 9-8. Steffen decisioned Sam Dunker, JCC, 8-6 for true second.

220 -- Jabari Carlton, W/ML, decisioned Eli Edlin, JCC, 5-4. Shane Noyes, Canby, pinned Edlin in 5:40 for true second.

285 -- Scot Edwards, Adrian, pinned Sam Bauer, TMB/WWG, in 0:41.

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