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Wrestling: Knights third at Morris Area Invite

The West Central Area-Ashby-Brandon-Evansville wrestling team took third at the Morris Area Dr. Busiahn Tiger Invitational on Saturday.

The Knights finished with 152 points. St. Francis won the invite with 215 points and Morris Area was second at 162.5.

Jordan Lohse got a first-place finish at 138 pounds. He outlasted Mike Wasche of St. Francis in the title match with a 3-0 decision win. Wyatt Olson also got a title for the Knights at 195 pounds as Olson finished off Daniel Erlandson of Breckenridge by pinning him in the championship match in 1:35.

Bryce Lien got a second-place finish at 145 pounds. Kaleb Getz (152), Colton Lindquist (182), Devin Stone (220) and Austin Mattson (285) all took third. All four won by fall in their third-place matches.

Shad Swanson finished fourth at 106 pounds for the Knights. Hunter Hanson was fifth at 120 and Deklin Goeden was fifth at 170. Ashton Danner rounded out the podium finishers for WCA-A-B-E by taking sixth at 113 pounds.

Eric Morken

Eric Morken is the sports and outdoor editor at the Echo Press and Osakis Review newspapers in Douglas County, MN. Follow him on Twitter at echo_sports.

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