Wednesday, March 3, 2010

West Central Area Knights' "Fab Five" wrestlers go 1-4 in the opening round of the Class A State Tournament

One certainly gets a case of being in awe of the "bright city lights" of the Xcel Energy Center, especially if you hail from a small town!

The WCA Knights "Fab Five" gather for a photo before their matches begin on Wednesday night.

Only one WCA Knights wrestler won an opening-round match at the state tournament on Wednesday night at the Xcel Energy Center in St.Paul.

At 130, Seth Felland lost a 9-2 decision.

At 140, Aaron Ray lost a 7-3 decision.

At 145, defending 140-pound state champion Jake Long won a close 7-5 decision.

At 152, Cody Blehr lost a 9-1 decision.

At 160, Jon Pikop lost a 14-5 major decision.

Here's a video clip from Aaron Ray's match.

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