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Wildcats Northern Badger champs

Logan Cudd won the individual title at 125 pounds and Matt Linehan finished runner-up at 215 to lead the Wildcat wrestling team to the team championship at the 38-team Northern Badger Wrestling Classic Wednesday at River Falls High School.

River Falls finished the two-day tournament with a total of 283 points to take the Division 1 and overall titles. Division 3 Boyceville finished second with 278.5. Somerset won the Division 2 title with 162.5.

Cudd went undefeated at 125 pounds and clinched his first Northern Badger individual championship with a 5-1 decision over Mike Sonnentag of Cadott in the finals. Linehan reached the finals at 215 with a 6-5 decision over Dakota Yarrington of Mondovi in the semifinals before losing to Ryan Miesbauer of Northwestern, 3-0.

Peter Wolff, at 119 pounds, and Cam Loomis at 140 each took third in their respective weight classes while Nick Johnson placed fourth at 285 to boost the Cats' team score.