Wrestlers stay undefeated in conference action

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The week was packed with dual action for the Lightning as they took on Hutchinson, another Wright County Conference team, Thursday, Jan. 27, and then hosted their annual Lightning Duals tournament on Saturday, Jan. 29, at Annandale High School.
The team ran into tough competition but was able to stay undefeated in conference meets and end the week with three more wins against only one loss.
Lightning at Hutchinson
The Lightning traveled to Hutchinson on Thursday to take on the Tigers, who entered the match with an unblemished conference record as well.
Joe Mosley posted an 11-3 major decision to put the Lightning on the board 4-0 but Hutchinson battled back with a major decision at 112 pounds.
Jordan Hanan picked up the next win for the Lightning with a fall at 119 pounds. At 130, Matt Fuller topped his state-ranked opponent in a close decision, 5-4.
“We knew we had to win the close matches and Matt came through pretty big for us in a tough match,” coach Jason Bartels said.
The week was packed with dual action for the Lightning as they took on Hutchinson, another Wright County Conference team, Thursday, Jan. 27, and then hosted their annual Lightning Duals tournament on Saturday, Jan. 29, at Annandale High School.
The team ran into tough competition but was able to stay undefeated in conference meets and end the week with three more wins against only one loss.
Lightning at Hutchinson
The Lightning traveled to Hutchinson on Thursday to take on the Tigers, who entered the match with an unblemished conference record as well.
Joe Mosley posted an 11-3 major decision to put the Lightning on the board 4-0 but Hutchinson battled back with a major decision at 112 pounds.
Jordan Hanan picked up the next win for the Lightning with a fall at 119 pounds. At 130, Matt Fuller topped his state-ranked opponent in a close decision, 5-4.
“We knew we had to win the close matches and Matt came through pretty big for us in a tough match,” coach Jason Bartels said.
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