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Ryan Krause, front, of Ridgewater College strains to pull free of Jake Begin of Southwest Minnesota State in the 157-pound semifinal. Krause won his first two matches, but was pinned by Begin at the Warrior Open Saturday. (Tribune photo by Rand Middleton)

College Wrestling: Peralta first at Warrior Open


WILLMAR -- Travis Peralta won the 174-pound weight class at the Ridgewater Wrestling Open on Saturday.

Peralta was the lone Warrior to finish first in the meet.

Ridgewater had at least two wrestlers at six of the nine weight classes (the 184 and 197 classes were combined for this open).

Peralta, a sophomore from Thief River Falls, won 7-2 in his opening match, 8-2 in his semifinal bout and 8-1 in the championship against Ben McPhail of St. Cloud State.

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