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Observer/Advocate
P.O. Box 429
Mt. Lake, MN 56159
Phone: 507-427-2725
Fax: 507-427-2724


The championship match

in the 120-pound weight class

at Saturday’s Don Hall Tournament

in Glencoe appeared

to be a foregone conclusion.

Zumbrota-Mazeppa senior

Joey Majerus, ranked second

in the state after finishing

third at last year’s state

meet, met up with Windom-

Mt. Lake eighth-grader Alex

Borsgard, who split varsity

time last year.

On paper, it looked like a

sure championship for Majerus.

But Borsgard did not get

the memo.

Borsgard stunned Majerus

with a quick five-point move

to start the match and led

7-1 after one period. He then

held off a late charge by the

senior to claim an 8-7 win

and the title at the tourney.

The win earned Borsgard

the tournament’s Outstanding

Wrestler Award and

sparked the Cobras to a

third-place finish in the team

standings. WML finished

with 132 points. Watertown-

Mayer won the team title

with 214½ points.

But clearly, the buzz of

the tournament was the

stunning win by the Cobras’

eighth-grader.

“Alex had a huge day Saturday,”

Cobra Co-Coach Nick

Kulseth said. “He wrestled

the best I’ve ever seen him

wrestle, and for him to pick

up a huge victory like that is

going to be a big confidence builder

for him. He’s really

looked tough to start the

season.”

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