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College Wrestling: Peterson 3rd for Warriors at Jimmie Open
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JAMESTOWN, N.D. — Heavyweight Zane Peterson went 4-1 to place third for Ridgewater Saturday at the Jamestown Jimmie Open.

Peterson lost his opening-round match before reeling off four straight wins. The sophomore from Lakeville earned two first-period pins to reach the third-place match where he won a 6-2 decision over Taylor Hellman of the University of Mary.

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Eight of the Ridgewater entrants won at least one match. Adam Sufliet at 133 pounds and Zach Revier at 149 both finished 3-2 after winning their fifth-place matches.

“We are steadily improving as we finished a combined 16-18 in matches for the day,” said Ridgewater coach Tom Gruhlke. “Again we were competing in a tournament that included varsity wrestlers from four-year schools and held our own very well. Clearly the wrestlers are getting used to the advanced-level of competition at the college level as well as the coaching staff, which is experiencing the college scene for the first time also.”

Next up for the Warriors is a dual in Minneapolis to face the Augsburg College JV team at 6 p.m.

How Ridgewater fared

133 - Adam Sufliet, 3-2, 1 fall, 5th

149 - Zach Revier, 3-2, 2 falls, 5th

157 - Matt Meyer, 2-3, 6th

174 - Deshon Johnson, 1-2, DNP

184 - Shawn Johnson, 1-2, 1 fall, DNP

197 - Schoen Kichler, 1-2, DNP

285 - Joel Koch, 0-2, DNP

285 - Jordan Stevens, 1-2, 1 fall, DNP

285 - Zane Peterson, 4-1, 2 falls, 3rd

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