Wegscheid, VanOrsdel advance
Wadena-Deer Creek wrestlers Trey VanOrsdel and Tony Wegscheid won their first-round matches to advance to Thursday's quarterfinals in the Class A Individual State Wrestling Tournament in St. Paul.
VanOrsdel scored a 8-3 decision over Frazee's Jake Schermerhorn in the 140-pound bracket.
Wegscheid pinned Aitkin's Nathan Cummings at 5:26 in the 189-pound class.
The quarterfinals were slated to begin at 9 a.m. Thursday at the Xcel Energy Center.
VanOrsdel takes on Browerville/Eagle Valley's Brian Denny. Wegscheid battles Aaron Norgen of Maple River.
Section 6A team champion New York Mills takes on Aitkin at 5 p.m. Thursday night.