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Willmar's 145-pounder Coty Milhausen, back, takes down Matt Laugen of Fergus Falls in the third period on the way to a 7-2 win in the season opener at Willmar on Thursday. Fergus Falls won the Central Lakes Conference match, 45-33. Tribune photo by Rand Middleton

Fergus Falls spoils Cards' opener, 45-33


WILLMAR -- Willmar was unable to hold on to a 27-15 advantage as Fergus Falls took over in the upper weights and went on to a 45-33 Central Lakes Conference victory to open the season on Thursday.

Zach Morris, Seth Pollock and Adam Fagerstrom delivered consecutive pins to give the Cardinals a 24-15 lead going into the 145-pound match.

Coty Milhausen then picked up three points, scoring a reversal to break a 2-2 tie and went on for a 7-2 victory over the Otters' Matt Laugen.

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