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Crookston uses six forfeits to defeat Panthers

Crookston took advantage of six forfeits in a 54-20 win over the Park Rapids wrestling team Tuesday night at Crookston.

Jared Sunram opened the match with a 9-0 major decision at 106 pounds before the Pirates were awarded four consecutive forfeits for a 24-4 lead.

Ben Baumgartner's 15-5 major decision at 138 pounds and Justin Dravis' pin at the 2:25 mark of the 145-pound match closed the gap to 24-14 before the Pirates won the next three matches for a 42-14 advantage.

John Kyllonen concluded the scoring for the Panthers with a pin at the 3:07 mark of the 182-pound match.

Crookston ended the match with pins at 220 and heavyweight as the Pirates improved to 3-3 in dual meets.

Park Rapids' record in dual meets fell to 4-9.

Crookston 54, Park Rapids 20

106: Jared Sunram, PR, major decision over Preston Desrosier 9-0. 113: Colton Weiland, C, won by forfeit. 120: Kyle Caputo, C, won by forfeit. 126: Shad Steer, C, won by forfeit. 132: Cody Weiland, C, won by forfeit. 138: Ben Baumgartner, PR, major decision over Nate Merten 15-5. 145: Justin Dravis, PR, pinned Cody Erickson 2:25. 152: Wyatt Hanson, C, won by forfeit. 160: Blake Bergeron, C, pinned Luke Weaver 2:43. 170: Luke Edlund, C, won by forfeit. 182: John Kyllonen, PR, pinned Jesse Bosquez 3:07. 195: Double forfeit. 220: Josh Edlund, C, pinned Trai Schmidt 1:10. 285: A.J. Biermaier, C, pinned Chris Baxter 2:15.