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Willmar upended by Storm

Willmar's Adam Fagerstrom, right, puts a move on Joe Myerchin of Sauk Rapids during their 135-pound Central Lakes Conference match at Willmar on Thursday. Fagerstrom won 4-2 with a late takedown. Tribune photo by Rand Middleton1 / 2
Willmar's Coty Milhausen, left, attempts to counter a move by Codie Lane of Sauk Rapids in an action-packed 140-pound match won by Lane 17-9 Thursday at Willmar. Tribune photo by Rand Middleton2 / 2

WILLMAR -- Sauk Rapids trailed early, but fought back to upend Willmar 37-24 in a Central Lakes Conference wrest-ling match Thursday.

The Cardinals (0-3, 0-3) led 9-6 after a pin by Seth Pollock at 112 pounds and a decision by Alex Johannes at 119.

But the Storm edged in front and Willmar couldn't catch up.

Willmar's Adam Fagerstrom picked up three points at 135 with a takedown in the last 12 seconds for a 4-2 win.

Cody Stegeman won a close match at 160 beating Shane Fesenmaier 5-2.

Nathaniel Swoyer followed with a 6-3 win but still trailed 25-18.

The Storm (2-1, 8-4) got pins at the next two weights to ice the contest.

Willmar has three competitions next week, including a home trianglur on Tuesday that includes New London-Spicer.

Sauk Rapids 37, Willmar 24

103: Erik Olson, S, tf Nate Mittag 24-7

112: Seth Pollock, W, pin Nate Krepp 2:54

119: Alex Johannes, W, dec Tyler Diederich 9-2

125: Mitch Mehrwerth, S, dec Zach Morris 10-5

130: Chris Keske, S, pin Jeremiah Reinert 3:33

135: Adam Fagerstrom, W, dec Joe Myerchin 4-2

140: Codie Lane, S, mj Coty Milhausen 17-9

145: C. Studenski, S, dec Mason Pomerleau 7-6

152: Tyler Molitor, S, mj Eugene Stepan 18-8

160: Cody Stegeman, W, dec Sh. Fesenmaier 5-2

171: Nathaniel Swoyer, W, dec Jerry Tripp 6-3

189: Tyler Rudy, S, pin Lucas Kremer 3:00

215: John Gans, S, pin Austin Anderson 3:19

285: Joe Wetterling, W, won by forfeit