The Pelican Rapids JV wrestling team wrestled in the region meet, and eight individuals qualified in Mahnomen Jan. 5. 

The Vikings had 10 wrestlers compete and placed fifth with 98 points out of 14 teams. Five wrestlers make it to the podium. 

Anthony Reese at 120 pounds took second place with  a 3-1 record. 

Carter Johnson took fourth place at 126 pounds with a 2-2 record. 

Sebastian Centeno took third place at 132 pounds with a 4-2 record. 

Carson McNeal took second place with a 3-1 record at 145 pounds. Patrick Petchel took third place at 152 pounds with a 3-2 record. Carson McNeal and Anthony Reese both qualified for the 9th grade state tournament. 

The other five wrestlers who attended the tournament this weekend are Alex Carlson at 94 pounds with an 0-2 record. Reece Henkes at 100 pounds with a 0-2 record. Oakley Carlson at 106 pounds with a 1-2 record. Daniel Diaz at 113 pounds with a 1-2 record. Abraham Gonzalez at 170 pounds with a 1-2 record.

The Pelican Rapids JV wrestling team did an awesome job wrestling this weekend, stated the coaches.