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Laker 171-pounder Alex Feldt hugs assistant coach Mike Fiedler following his win over Brandon Pederson Friday.

Feldt works his way to fifth in Class 2A

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To say Detroit Lakes senior Alex Feldt "earned" his fifth-place finish in the 171-pound weight class in the Class 2A state individual meet would be an understatement.


Feldt's high-level conditioning and wrestling style enabled him to survive a total of six overtime periods during his journey through the well-balanced 171 bracket.

DL head coach Rob Ullyott has seen first hand Feldt's conditioning, and he credits that for being one of his biggest strengths during state.

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Brian Wierima
Detroit Lakes Newspapers Sports Editor for the last 15 years. St. Cloud State University graduate, who hails from Deer Creek, MN.