Carter Holthaus lost in a decision to Quade Zupko (35-7) of Chisago Lakes Area in today's Class A state wrestling opener. He sits at 24-16 overall while waiting to see how Zupko fares in his quarterfinal match. If Zupko wins, Holthaus will wrestle in tonight's wrestleback matches after 8 p.m. at XCel.
**Update on Friday night...Holthaus got another lease on life at 'state' and picked up a win in the consolation bracket by a 3-2 margin over Matt Lloyd of Mongomery Lonsdale/Le Center. He continues action on Saturday morning at Xcel Energy Center at 10 a.m.
Stay tuned for more updates!