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Parkers Prairie wrestlers fourth at Perham

Parkers Prairie wrestlers finished fourth at the Perham "Barrel O' Fun" Invitational Saturday, led by Chris Westerberg. Westerberg finished second at 119 pounds as he lost by technical fall to Jacob Werner of Perham at 2:25. Westerberg won his se...

Parkers Prairie wrestlers finished fourth at the Perham "Barrel O' Fun" Invitational Saturday, led by Chris Westerberg.

Westerberg finished second at 119 pounds as he lost by technical fall to Jacob Werner of Perham at 2:25. Westerberg won his semifinal match by decision over Brian Schomack of New York Mills 9-7.

Tim Hanson was third at 125 pounds, falling in the semifinals to Sam Werner of Perham by a pin in 2:31. He won his third place match with a 9-1 major decision over Justin Tweeton of Detroit Lakes.

At 130 pounds, Ryan Silbernick was fifth with a 0:49 pin over Peter Stark of New York Mills.

Jason Arvidson was fourth at 135 pounds, falling to Barry Nelson of Perham by fall at 1:24. Arvidson lost his semifinal match to Jordan Novak of New York Mills by pin in 0:52.

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Kevin Hahn was fourth at 145 pounds as he fell to Chris Scheidecker of Perham in the finals 4-3. Hahn dropped his semifinal match to Brandon Keller of New London-Spicer 9-4.

Chris Birkholz finished third at 189 pounds with a 3-2 overtime decision over Andy Hendrickx of New York Mills. Birkholz fell in the semifinals.

Tyler Walsh was sixth at 215 pounds, falling to Jordan Sharp of Roseau 2-1 in the title match, and Andrew Mesker finished third at heavyweight as he defeated James Schechter of Minnetonka by pin at 0:55. Mesker was pinned by Andrew Frost of New York Mills at 3:31 in the semifinals.

PERHAM BARREL O'FUN INVITATIONAL

1. Perham 256, 2. New London-Spicer 234.5, 3. New York Mills 149, 4. Parkers Pririe 103, 5. Detroit Lakes 97.5, 6. Roseau 96.5, 7. Minnetonka 89, 8. Park Rapids 78, 9. Walker-Hackensack-Akeley-Nevis 50, 10. East Grand Forks 42.

PARKERS PRAIRIE RESULTS

103 - No placer, 112 - No placer, 119 - Chris Westerberg second, 125 - Tim Hanson third, 130 - Ryan Silbernick third, 135 - Jason Arvidson fourth, 140 - No placer, 145 - Kevin Hahn fourth, 152 - No placer, 160 - No placer, 171 - No placer, 189 - Chris Birkholz third, 215 - Tyler Walsh sixth, 285 - Andrew Mesker third.

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