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Photo by Brian Hansel. Jake Waln escapes a hold by Pelican Rapids' Brian Gomez in their 120-pound match Thursday in the Wadena-Deer Creek Elementary gym. Gomez won a 14-8 decision.

Cards stack up 49-21 mat victory over Wolverines

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The Staples-Motley Cardinals captured victories in nine of 14 weight classes Tuesday as they chalked up a 49-21 Mid-State Conference mat win over Wadena-Deer Creek.


Tristan Wold pinned Staples-Motley's Jake Bendson at the 1:54 mark at 106 before the Cardinals won six straight matches.

The Cards built a 40-12 lead before Tony Reurink topped David DeYonge 4-3 at 220 and Mason Lohmiller pinned Brandon Hosier at 1:51 in their 285-pound match.

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