Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus Road Crew advance to state after claiming Section 8-2A title

Team to make second state appearance in three years on March 2 in St. Paul

THIEF RIVER FALLS — The Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus Road Crew are heading back to the state wrestling tournament after defeating the Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton Rebels 36-23 in the Section 8-2A title match Friday, Feb. 17, in Thief River Falls.

It’s the second trip to state in three years for the Road Crew, who were seeded No. 2 in the East division while D-W-F was the No. 2 seed in the West. PL/PR-B advances to the Class 2A state quarterfinals at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 2, at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.

Trey Tuchtenhagen’s pin at 182 pounds clinched the victory against D-G-F. The Road Crew’s Easton Miller, Parker Zutter and Chance Abraham also had pins against the Rebels. Continue reading at →

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