Godbersen, Letsche win both bouts by fall
HINTON - The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn wrestlers split two matches at the Hinton Double Dual on Dec. 3, falling 36-27 to Sioux Center,and defeating Hinton 43-18.
Jacob Lehnhoff won both of his matches at 130 pounds by fall for the Eagles, as did Jerad Letsche at 160. Ben Mayer also was a double winner with a pin and decision at 140.
Other MMC grapplers winning by fall were Russ Godbersen at 145, and Taylor Witzel at 152.
"We are making big improvements in the way we are wrestling as we forge on into the season," said MMC coach Steve Phillips. "We are down in weights available, and in depth, but the team is really coming on strong throughout the lineup. These young me are really sticking together as a team."
The eagles wrestle in the Sibley-Ocheyedan Invitational Saturday, and travel back to Hinton Tuesday for the War Eagle Conference Meet.
SC 36, MMC 27
103 - Open
112 - Seaton Sandbulte, SC, won by forfeit
119 - Augie Martinez, SC, pinned Blake Erdman 2:46
125 - Jose Felipe, SC, pinned Jeff Tentinger 1:01
130 - Jacob Lehnhoff, MMC, pinned Pedro Ruiz 4:57
135 - Gabe Doorink, SC, won by forfeit
140 - Ben Mayer, MMC, beat Curtis Hayes 4-2
145 - Russ Godbersen, MMC, pinned Colton Vant Hof 4:23
152 - Taylor Witzel, MMC, pinned Trevor Schelling 3:50
160 - Jerad Letsche, MMC, pinned Jason Swets 1:04
171 - Open
189 - Open
215 - Matt Smolders, SC, pinned Luke Dreckman 2:43
Hwt - Dago Jara, SC, pinned Dan Holmes 3:12
MMC 43, H 18
103 - Open
112 - Open
119 - Devin DeRocher, H, pinned Erdman 1:49
125 - Tentinger, MMC, won by forfeit
130 - Lehnhoff, MMC, pinned Matt Bertrand :17
135 - Open
140 - Mayer, MMC, pinned Cole Vondrak 2:53
145 - Godbersen, MMC, won by forfeit
152 - Blaine Dammann, MMC, beat Jacob Trierweiler 4-0
160 - Marcus Edgington, H, pinned Witzel 5:04
171 - Letsche, MMC, pinned Eric Held 3:59
189 - Andrew Quandt, H, won by forfeit
215 - Dreckman, MMC, beat Cameron Wankum 11-3
Hwt - Holmes, MMC, won by forfeit