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Hayden Truax goes for a pin in his 160-pound wrestling match Tuesday against West Central Area's Braedon Long. Truax scored a pin at the 2:37 mark. Truax and his Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale teammates won the Section 6A team wrestling title by defeating WCA 39-26 and Border West 44-31. The Raiders will compete in the Class A state team tournament Feb. 27 at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.

BHV wrestlers earn trip to Xcel Energy Center

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The Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale Raiders won the final four weight classes Saturday en route to a 44-31 victory over Border West in the Section 6A team championship match at Pelican Rapids.


The Raiders, will now take a 15-match winning streak into the Class A state wrestling tournament Feb. 27 at the Xcel Energy Centre in St. Paul. The Raiders will be making their first appearance in the state team tournament since 2002.

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