Trojan wrestlers fall to East; prepare for individual competition this weekend

The New Prague Trojan wrestling team lost in the quarterfinals of the Section 2AA team meet Saturday at Fairmont.

No. 5-seed Mankato East scored a pin at 275 pounds to take a 35-30 win over the No. 4-seed Trojans.

Scott West, the No. 1-ranked team in the state, defeated East in the semifinals and went on to win the Section title.

New Prague will turn its attention to the Section 2AA individual meet, which will be held Friday and Saturday at Blue Earth. New Prague will have several wrestlers who will get high seeds, led by 119-pounder Travis Rutt, who has a 35-1 record.

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