By PATRICK SLACK
The Little Falls wrestling team placed third out of 10 squads at the Bemidji Rick Lee Invite, Saturday.
Dillon Kifer led the way for the Flyers by winning the 145-pound weight class.
Frank Wilczek and Connor Scherping also reached the finals for Little Falls, placing second.
Justin Jenks, Axel Lange and Adam Grams wrestled back to third place and Jordan Petrone, Joe Reis and David Copa each earned fourth place.
Royalton-Upsala placed seventh at the tournament, led by champions at 126 in senior Andy Poster and 160 in sophomore Mitch Lange.
Both wrestlers earned their 100th career victory and Poster was named the tournament’s Most Outstanding Wrestler.
106: Justin Jenks, third
113: Axel Lange, third
126: Frank Wilczek, second
132: Connor Scherping, second
145: Dillon Kifer, first
152: Luke Lodermeier, fifth
160: Jordan Petrone, fourth
170: Tyler Gastecki, sixth
182: Adam Grams, third
195: Joe Reis, fourth
220: David Copa, fourth