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Willmar loses state wrestling quarterfinal, now faces Maple Grove

ST. PAUL - Willmar’s wrestling team lost 42-21 to Hasting this morning in the quarterfinal match in the Class AAA State Wrestling Tournament at the Xcel Energy Center.

The Cardinals (19-4) now move on to a 11 a.m. matchup against Maple Grove (19-15) in the consolation semi-final.

Hastings (27-8) moves on to a 1 p.m. semi-final matchup against top-ranked Apple Valley (31-0).

Kelly Boldan

Kelly Boldan has been the editor of the West Central Tribune of Willmar, since joining the newspaper in October 2001. He has previously worked as the editor at the Bemidji Pioneer, also part of Forum Communications Co., and other daily newspapers, online Web sites, and weekly agriculture newspapers in Wisconsin, Texas and Minnesota. You can follow via Twitter at @KellyBoldanWCT or read about the Tribune's newsroom blog at: or the Tribune's blog at:

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