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Eagles 2nd, Raptors 3rd at 1A Sectional wrestling

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

MMC advances 5 wrestlers to District, Ridge View 4

MOVILLE - The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn Eagles crowned five champions at Saturday's Class 1A Sectional Wrestling Tournament here - Tyler Pearson, 145 pounds; Dylan Rolfes, 152 pounds; Jacob Meehan, 160 pounds; Jacob Pearson, 170 pounds; and Dillon Mugge, 285 pounds, as MMC placed second in the team standings behind champion Woodbury Central.

Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn qualified five wrestlers for the Class 1A District Meet. The five, seated in the front row, left to right, are Dillon Mugge, Jacob Pearson, Jacob Meehan, Dylan Rolfes and Tyler Pearson. Photo submitted.
WC won the team crown with 233.5 points, followed by MMC 164, Ridge View 162, Akron-Westfield 133, Alta-Aurelia 97, Lawton-Bronson 69, Kingsley-Pierson 67, Hinton 63.5.

Ridge View's Nathan Myrice, 195 lbs., battles his opponent at Saturday's 1A Sectional in Moville. Myrice advanced to this Saturday's District Meet in Sibley. Photo by Sue Stevicks.
For MMC District qualifiers, Tyler Pearson is 23-3 this season, Rolfes 31-13, Meehan 24-2, Jacob Pearson 18-1, and Mugge 28-8.

All five MMC wrestlers now advance to Saturday's District Meet at Sibley-Ocheyedan, as do four Ridge View wrestlers, each of whom placed second in their weight classes - Luke Kliegl at 106 pounds, Nathan Myrice at 195, Michael Davidson at 220, and Logan Schafer at 285.

Kliegl sports a 34-7 record, Myrice is 22-9, Davidson 33-2, and Schafer 34-4.

Alta-Aurelia placed 5th in the Team Standings and did not have any wrestlers qualify for the District Tournament. Jared Schmidt at 138 pounds, and Garrett Van Houten at 195 pounds, had Alta-Aurelia's best finishes, each taking 3rd place in their weight class.

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