Peterson covers small college athletics for The Forum, including Concordia College and Minnesota State Moorhead. He also covers the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks independent baseball team and helps out with North Dakota State football coverage. Peterson has been working at the newspaper since 1996.
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FARGO—Defending state champion Carrington earned a 62-12 win against Minot Ryan to reach the dual semifinals at the Class B state wrestling tournament Thursday at the Fargodome. "We had some momentum going into this dual," Carrington senior Walker Carr told Forum News Service. "It was definitely a good dual. The score definitely shows what we've been working for all season. I think it's gonna be a good tournament."
Carrington captures state wrestling title.
FARGO -- Carrington senior Chaz Bauer said winning wasn't enough for his team Friday night at the Fargodome. "We set a goal this year, that not only did we want to win it, but we wanted to dominate," Bauer said. Mission accomplished. The top-seeded Cardinals won 10 consecutive matches on the way to a 54-15 victory against No. 2 seed Napoleon for the Class B state dual wrestling championship. Carrington (19-1) earned its first dual state crown since duals were added to the state tournament in 2000.
FARGO -- The Oakes Tornadoes did it for the "Godfather" in the first round of the Class B dual tournament Thursday. "The kids were digging deep," Tornadoes head coach Cory Schall said. "They dedicated the dual to Rod Garland." Garland has been an assistant coach in the program for more than 30 years, and this is his last season.
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