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PHOTOS: Benson hosts triangular on Friday, Jan. 20, 2023

Benson welcomed United and Fergus Falls to Benson High School on the evening of Friday, Jan. 20, 2023, for a triangular wrestling meet.

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United grappler Mason McDougal wrestle Nick Bolduc of Benson in the 160-pound division during a triangular at Benson High School on Friday, January 20, 2023.
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Benson freshman Max Nygaard wrestles United eighth-grader Gavin Mortenson in a 113-pound matchup during a triangular at Benson High School on Friday, January 20, 2023.
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Benson freshman Max Nygaard wrestles United eighth-grader Gavin Mortenson in a 113-pound matchup during a triangular at Benson High School on Friday, January 20, 2023.
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United junior Parker Bothun wrestles Benson senior Teegan Hogrefe in the 195-pound division during a triangular at Benson High School on Friday, January 20, 2023.
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Parker Bothun of United wrestles Teegan Hogrefe of Benson during a triangular at Benson High School on Friday, January 20, 2023.
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Benson senior grappler Thomas Dineen, wrestles against Zach DeBeer of United in the 220-pound division during a triangular at Benson High School on Friday, January 20, 2023.
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United heavyweight Brady Rhode wrestles John Kobbermann of Benson during a triangular at Benson High School on Friday, January 20, 2023.
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United grappler Mason McDougal grapples Benson wrestler Nick Bolduc in the 160-pound division during a triangular at Benson High School on Friday, January 20, 2023.
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Benson freshman Gavin Olson,and United freshman Eli Olson grapple during a triangular at Benson High School on Friday, January 20, 2023.
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United grappler Mason McDougal attempts to get out of a hold by Benson wrestler Nick Bolduc in the 160-pound division during a triangular at Benson High School on Friday, January 20, 2023.
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Benson fans cheer on the Braves from the stands during a triangular at Benson High School on Friday, January 20, 2023.
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Benson junior Ed Wah fights for position with United grappler Bentleigh Bothun in the 120-pound division during a triangular at Benson High School on Friday, January 20, 2023.
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United senior Zander Clausen, wrestles against Benson junior Derek Johnson in the 145-pound match during a triangular at Benson High School on Friday, January 20, 2023.
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Benson senior grappler Thomas Dineen, wrestles against Zach DeBeer of United in the 220-pound division during a triangular at Benson High School on Friday, January 20, 2023.
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