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Nate Frederich of Ridgewater has control of Manny Livingstone of St. John's University en route to a pin during their 133-pound match Saturday at Ridgewater College. Frederich reached the final. Tribune photo by Rand Middleton

Warriors get one champ at home meet


WILLMAR -- Ridgewater College had one champion, plus a runner-up, at their own wrestling open on Saturday.

Jake Patnode, a sophomore from Brainerd, won at 141-pounds. He decisioned Edgar Merecado of Dickinson State (N.D.) 7-5 in the final.

Nate Frederich, a freshman from Montgomery-Lonsdale, lost a 7-3 to Brian Beilke of Minnesota Southwest State for the 133-pound championship.

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