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Wrestling: Willmar has 3 runner-ups at Eden Prairie tourney

EDEN PRAIRIE -- Three Willmar wrestlers reached the finals of the eight-team Eden Prairie Invitational on Saturday. Adam Fagerstrom reached the 119-pound final where he lost 4-3 to Tony Skjefte of Eden Prairie. At 130, Nick Braun lost 6-3 to Matt...

EDEN PRAIRIE -- Three Willmar wrestlers reached the finals of the eight-team Eden Prairie Invitational on Saturday.

Adam Fagerstrom reached the 119-pound final where he lost 4-3 to Tony Skjefte of Eden Prairie.

At 130, Nick Braun lost 6-3 to Matt Sura of Shakopee. Cody Stegeman reached the 160-pound championship match where he was stopped by Alex Agate of Hopkins 4-0.

Nick Dahlke won his third-place match at 145 pounds by a 9-3 score. Berto Cruz (4th at 125), Brandon Jahnke (5th at 171), Joel Hedlof (5th at 189), Nick DeVries (5th at 215) also were place winners.

Willmar, which took sixth, was open at five weights. Freshmen team members were participating in the state freshman tournament at Hastings Saturday and Sunday.

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Team scoring

(1) Shakopee 184 (2) Minnetonka 183 (3) Hopkins 167 (4) Somerset, Wis 145 (5) Eden Prairie (6) Willmar 108 (7) Meadow Creek/Rivers Academy 92 (8) Richfield 85

How Willmar fared

No report was available at press time.

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