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Tribune photo by Tom Larson Willmar’s Estevan Navarro controls his 145-pound match against St. Cloud Apollo’s Christian Pierce in a Central Lakes Conference dual match on Thursday at Willmar High School.

Prep wrestling: Cardinals silence St. Cloud Apollo


WILLMAR — The Willmar Cardinals wrestling team moved closer to its first outright Central Lakes Conference championship in 16 years with a victory over St. Cloud Apollo on Thursday at the Willmar High School gym.

Zach Lueders recorded his 75th career win with a pin at 132 pounds and five other Cardinals won by fall in a 64-6 win over the Eagles.

Lueders, a senior, pinned Apollo’s Brett Kirchner in 3:11 to record his milestone victory.

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