Rush City-Braham wrestling raised its record to 3-2 in Great River duals by getting past visiting an improving Cloquet squad 36-35 Jan. 17.
Dylan Arispe changed the momentum of his match by getting a first-period pin for the Tigers. More key victories for the Tigers were Bryce Lanhart with a pin at 138, Zach Johnson with a decision at 152 and Dominic Anderson with a pin at 170.
Both Tyler Sitz at 120 and James Kelling at 145 dropped tight decisions to tough section opponents.
• Back on Jan. 12, the RC-B Tigers placed 6th at the 10-team Pine City Invite. Jacob Lynch took 1st with a pin in 3 seconds and a 5-0 decision at 220. Other top placers were: Isaiah Johnson (2nd at 182), Chase Grant (3rd at 195), Sitz (4th at 120) and Zach Dean (4th at 285).
The Tigers get more section preview looks in this week’s action: Jan. 24 at the Mora Triangular and Jan. 26 at the Grand Rapids Invite.