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Medical Lake hosts NEA District wrestling tournament


Newport Miner

Medical Lake's Mathew Peterson works against his opponent during a 6-4 decision at 138-pounds against his Kettle Falls' opponent.

Medical Lake will take the momentum of three straight Northeast A League victories into their hosting of Saturday's district tournament.

Wins last Thursday in Newport over the host Grizzlies 54-27 and 63-18 against Kettle Falls in a triple-dual evened the Cardinals' league record at 3-3.

In the Kettle Falls victory, Ricky Petersen at 145 pounds completed an undefeated regular season at 6-0 with a pin in his weight class. Nick Reed, a 113-pounder also won by a pin and finished 5-1 in NEA competition.

"It was nice to end the season on a good note," Medical Lake head coach Sam Petersen said.


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