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Travis Peralta, left, of Ridgewater keeps Cris Molina of Minot State busy during their 174-pound match Friday in Willmar. Peralta won, 8-3. Tribune photos by T.J. Bartelt

College Wrestling: Ridgewater 3-0 at own invitational

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WILLMAR -- The Ridgewater wrestling team won three matches at its Ridgewater Duals meet Friday.

The Warriors beat MCAC foe Itasca 37-9 in the first round, outlasted Minot (N.D.) State 27-19 in the second round and toppled the Saint John's JV squad 37-7 in their final dual of the night.


The Warriors don't return to action until Jan. 8 when they host an invitational at 10 a.m.

Ridgewater 37, Itasca 9

Ridgewater won the first five matches, including the first three by fall, to take a commanding 27-0 lead.

125: Lonny Booshu, R, pin Ryan Pryzbylski 4:01

133: Nate Friederich, R, pin Frank Smith 2:38

141: Javier Portillo, R, pin Matt Dunlap 4:53

149: Josh Anderson, R, won by forfeit

157: Ryan Krause, R, maj Alex Flanagan 14-0

165: Conner Monk, I, pin Trevor Krueger 5:24

174: Travis Peralta, R, dec Blake Menard 8-2

184: Nick Dahl, R, dec Ian Pratt 5-2

197: Cully Butterfield, I, dec Aaron Samuelson 11-4

Hwt: Derek Carlson, R, dec Luke Carlson 2-1

Ridgewater 27, Minot St. 19

Aaron Samuelson's 5-2 decision at 197 pounds sealed the victory for the Warriors. It gave Ridgewater a 21-19 lead heading into the final match, which the Warriors' Derek Carlson won by forfeit.

125: Kellen Zietz, M, pin Lonny Booshu 2:06

133: Nate Friederich, R, pin Samuel Loggins 3:18

141: Javier Portillo, R, pin Deon Buhl 6:49

149: Jon Wilson, M, maj Josh Anderson 16-3

157: Jacob Hoffart, M, dec Ryan Krause 6-4

165: Trevor Krueger, R, dec Hunter Field 5-1

174: Travis Peralta, R, dec Cris Molina 8-3

184: Luke Michaelson, M, pin Nick Dahl 4:38

197: Aaron Samuelson, R, dec Ryan Kamrowski 5-2

Hwt: Derek Carlson, R, won by forfeit

Ridgewater 37, SJU JV 7

Two major decisions from Lonny Booshu at 125 pounds and Javier Portillo at 141 along with Nate Friederich's pin at 133 gave Ridgewater a quick 13-0 lead.

125: Lonny Booshu, R, maj Manny Livingstone 17-4

133: Nate Friederich, R, pin Gabe Dragt 4:44

141: Javier Portillo, R, maj Aaron Padrnos 16-8

149: Ryan Arne, S, maj Josh Anderson 11-2

157: Brandon Sepplet, S, dec Ryan Krause 13-8

165: Trevor Krueger, R, pin Charlie Kirscht 6:11

174: Travis Peralta, R, tcfl David Radermacher 21-6

184: Nick Dahl, R, dec Aaron Brasket 7-3

197: Aaron Samuelson, R, dec Riad Abu-Smail 5-2

Hwt: Dylan Shequen, R, pin Paul Plomblom 4:31