The Big Bear Tournament was no cakewalk
December 27, 2019
by Jeff Olsen
The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle-Browerville Wolves ran away with the team title while the Rams placed 36 out of 41 teams.
In his opening match at 120, freshman Bodee Hovda was pinned by Long Prairie's Justin Crandall at the 1:46 mark and then lost on a 5-0 decision to Fertile's Nick Hedlund to be eliminated.
At 126, seventh grader Pat Locklear, wrestling in his first ever varsity tournament, lost his opening round match via a first period pin to Virginia's Gavin Benz. In his only consolation match, Pat lost to United North Central's Hunter Skaro on a 1st period...