NRHEG wrestler goes to wrestlebacks

Published 11:48 pm Friday, March 1, 2013

ST. PAUL — One wrestler from New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva wrestling team made it to the quarterfinal round.

After knocking off Barnesville’s Brady Tweeton in the first round of the state wrestling tournament, Cordell Peterson earned a spot in the 106-pound weight class quarterfinals.

Peterson (28-19) fell to Austin Anderly of LeSueur-Henderson by technical fall, 15-0.

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Peterson joins teammate Wyatt Fitterer in the wrestlebacks bracket. Other area grapplers who want to redeem themselves after a loss include Lucas Hansen, Dakota Wangsness, Garrett Wangsness, Trevor Westerlund and Beau Johnsrud of Albert Lea; and Logan Sonnek, Derek Herman and Jacob Gonsalez of United South Central. Official stats for wrestlebacks were unavailable at this time. Keep checking back for updates.