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Bears edge rival Prescott 38-36
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A screenshot from a video of the contest Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021, shows two wrestlers going head-to-head between Prescott and Bradshaw Mountain in Prescott Valley. (Video screenshot)

A screenshot from a video of the contest Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021, shows two wrestlers going head-to-head between Prescott and Bradshaw Mountain in Prescott Valley. (Video screenshot)

EDITOR'S NOTE: This story was updated Monday, Feb. 22, after the AIA ruled that Bradshaw Mountain won the match, 38-36. For more on the decision, click here.

WATCH: To watch the full video of the match between Prescott and Bradshaw Mountain, click here.

PRESCOTT VALLEY — The Prescott wrestling team posted five victories in seven matches, but still lost to cross-town rival Bradshaw Mountain 38-36 on Wednesday night.

Paul Napper pinned Cali Bessert (4:01) to earn six points for the Badgers, while Jackson Perkins continued his hot streak in 2021 with a 10-4 decision over Bradshaw Mountain’s Asher King.

Other notables included Lincoln Eby’s win over Kaleb Hill (2:28), and Cody Hanna’s 3-2 decision over Gabriel Ricketts.

Bradshaw Mountain’s Blake Huenemeyer defeated Joseph Willoughby (TF 17-1), and Nick Foshee defeated Landen Francis of Prescott with an 11-8 decision.

UP NEXT

Prescott returns home to face Mayer on Tuesday, Feb. 23. Official start time is set for 3 p.m.

Bradshaw Mountain heads to Flagstaff to wrestling Coconino on Friday, Feb. 19. Official start time is 4 p.m.

Follow Brian M. Bergner Jr. on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and SoundCloud at @TheEditorDesk. Email him at bbergner@prescottaz.com, or call 928-445-3333, ext. 1106.

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