Knutson earns 100th win for Benson wrestlers during 49-21 loss to KMS

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Jared Knutson (right) earned his 100th career win at KMS, Thursday, beating Michael Doubek, 4-3.
Jon Tostenson (right) controls Benson’s Mike Nagler during the Saints’ 49-21 victory, Thursday night in Kerkhoven.

The Benson wrestling team went 2-1 last week and also added another named to the 100-win club.  The Braves won both matches at the Barnesville triangular last Tuesday night, beating Barnesville (39-33) and Fertile-Beltrami (58-24).

Two nights later, the Braves lost a non-conference match at KMS, 49-21, in a match that saw Benson junior Jared Knutson record his 100th victory with a 4-3 win over KMS’ Michael Doubek.  A recap of the KMS match can be found in separate story.

Knutson became the 13th BHS wrestler to reach 100 wins.  The list includes his teammate, Aaron Zosel, who reached 100 wins earlier this season, and his uncle, Brian Knutson, who graduated in 2002 with 134 victories.  Knutson should have a great shot at making it among the top five by the time he graduates.

Benson is set to close out the regular season with a home triangular, Thursday (tomorrow) with Paynesville and Sauk Centre-Melrose....

 

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Pictured, top: Jared Knutson (right) earned his 100th career win at KMS, Thursday, beating Michael Doubek, 4-3.
 

Pictured, bottom: Jon Tostenson (right) controls Benson’s Mike Nagler during the Saints’ 49-21 victory, Thursday night in Kerkhoven.
 

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