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Willmar’s Israel Navarro and Spencer Amundson of BBE tangle in the second period of the 106-pound semifinal where Navarro would win by fall at 3:49 before bowing in the championship match. Amundson would go 3-1 and place third. Tribune photo by Rand Middleton,

Prep Wrestling: Cards debut with victory at BBE Invitational


BELGRADE — High school wrestling debuted in the area on Wednesday at the Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa Invitational, a seven-team tournament won by Willmar.

The Cardinals had six champions. Morris Area followed in second place and then the host Jaguars.

At 160-pounds, Willmar sophomore Colten Carlson had three pins and at 182 Cardinal junior Vaughn Johnson needed just 54 seconds of mat time to accumulate two wins and the first-place medal.

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Tom Larson

Tom Larson is the sports editor of the West Central Tribune.

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