Austin Packers wrestling 1-1 at Northfield Triangular Thursday evening
The Austin Packers wrestling team was on the road to Northfield Thursday evening for a Big 9 Conference triangular with the host Raiders and Winona, and it was the Packers falling to the Raiders 63-6, but they then picked up their first dual meet win of the season over the Winhawks by a score of 51-18.
Tony Garcia and Samuel Winkels both led the team with two wins Thursday night as Winkels, ranked 5th in 1AA at 215 pounds earned a 5-3 over Ryan Kuyper, who is ranked 7th  in 1AAA at 215 pounds of Northfield in a close match of two state ranked wrestlers, and Garcia picked up the other win in Austin’s dual with Northfield as he downed Ian Schweich of the Raiders by a 5-2 score.
The Packers return to action in their first individual tournament at the 17-team Monticello Invitational Saturday, with the wrestling action getting underway at 10:00 a.m.