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Norse, Squire wrestlers fall in dual matches

By The Paper staff

The Northfield wrestling team lost to Bluffton Wednesday night, Dec. 20, 30-48.

Winning by pin for the Norse were Kade Kennedy, Michael Ford and Jasper Donaldson.

Dakota France and Ross Watson won matches by decision while Logan Cox won by forfeit.

Northfield returns to action on Saturday, Jan. 6.

On Tuesday, The Manchester Squires Wrestling team dropped a close dual at Eastern, 39-36, bringing the season record to 11-5.

Squires winners were:

106  Elijah Burlingame by Fall

113  Ethan Shambarger by Forfeit (FF)

170  Delton Moore by Fall

182  Ashton Moore by FF

220  Juan Ramirez by FF

285  Bryce Kamphues by Fall

The Squires started out the dual strong, building a 24-3 lead on the strength of pins from Bryce Kamphues and Elijah Burlingame. 

Eastern had an impressive run of pins in the middle of the lineup, and the Squires lost key decisions at 152 and 160.  Delton Moore improved his record to 14-2 with an impressive win against a solid regional qualifier.

Posted on 2017 Dec 26