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MMC's Meehan, Godbersen win titles

Monday, January 25, 2010

Eagles compete in Nighthawk Invitational

ROCK VALLEY - The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn wrestlers featured two champions and two runners-up at the recent Nighthawk Invitational here.

Tyler Pearson of Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn has Okoboji's Joel Guthrie in trouble before pinning him at the recent Nighthawk Invitational in Rock Valley. Photo contributed
Eagle champions were Jacob Meehan at 140 pounds, and Russ Godbersen at 152. Runners-up for MMC were Tyler Pearson at 130, and Jacob Pearson at 160.

Sheldon-South O'Brien won the meet with 180 points, followed by Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley 123.5, Okoboji 122, MOC-Floyd Valley 119, Akron-Westfield 113.5, Hull Western Christian 113, MMC 111, South Sioux City, Neb. 85, West Sioux 77, and Dakota Valley, S.D. 40.

Meehan won his title after pinning Juan Diaz of BHRV in 2:55, pinning Ryan Sell of SSC in 2:00, and beating Tyler Schneider of A-W 11-2.

Tyler Nielsen, front, of Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn has a leg up on South Sioux City's Rene Delcid during recent wrestling action in Rock Valley. Photo contributed
Godbersen won his championship with three falls, including a 3:23 pin of Kris Kaufman of Okoboji in 3:23, a 3:02 pin of Taylor James of A-W, and a 3:20 pin of Knute Klinker of SSO.

Tyler Pearson was second after pinning Joel Guthrie of Okoboji in 5:08, beating Josh Taylor of A-W 9-3, and losing to Nate Taylor of BHRV 14-2 in the finals.

Jacob Pearson placed second after pinning Michael Kotts of WS in 2:36, beating Kyle Westra of HWC 9-5, and getting pinned by Zach Jones of Okoboji in 5:00.

Other finishes for MMC were Tyler Nielsen fourth at 119 pounds, Nathan Zubrod sixth at 189, Dillon Mugge sixth at 215, and Levi Letsche sixth at 285.

MMC hosts a double dual Tuesday in Marcus, also featuring MOC-Floyd Valley and Storm Lake.

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