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B-C wrestlers split pair of conference matches

The Bloomer-Colfax wrestling team remained at .500  in the Heart O’ North Conference at 4-4 with a 45-31 win over Barron and a 55-20 loss to Spooner in Bloomer Feb. 4.

Earning wins for B-C against the Golden Bears were Zack Arvold at 160 pounds with a pin at 3:46, Lassi Karppi at 170 pounds with an 8-7 decision, Brady Chance at 285 with a pin at 1:50, Brady Simonson in the 126 pound division with a pin at 4:29, Jarrod Kressin at 132 with another pin in just  0:44 seconds, Trevor Newton added points with a pin at 3:37 in the 138 pound class, Jon Hayton with a forfeit at 152 pounds and Dan Thorgerson pinned his Golden Bear opponent at 0:45 at 152 pounds.

Matt Shaw, Eric Wachtendonk, Justin Wachtendonk, Tucker Hovde and Jacob Malinowski all dropped their matches for B-C.

Four grapplers scored team points for B-C including Justin Wachtendonk with a 6-1 decision, Malinowski on a forfeit, Simonson with yet another pin at 2:27 and Newton with a technical foul 18-2. Karpi, Shaw, Eric Wachtendonk, Chance, Hovde, Kressin, Hayton, Thorgerson and Cole Anderson-Olson all dropped their matches.