Wrestlers edged out of state meet berth

Above, Hunter Manka is on his way to winning an 8-4 decision over Big Lake’s Sam Wennblom at 138 pounds, at the Section 6AA tournament in Foley, Saturday, Feb. 18. (Photos by Mary Christen )

The Lightning wrestlers competed in the Section 6AA wrestling tournament for the chance at a berth in the state tournament. The Lightning won the quarter-final match, but lost in the semi-finals, Saturday, Feb. 18, in Foley.
In the quarter-finals, ANML faced the Big Lake Hornets. The higher-seeded Lightning squeaked past by the slimmest of margins. The dual ended in a tie, but the Lightning won the tie-breaker.

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