Owls swept at Benton Duals

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

ST. JOSEPH -- The Marshall wrestling team went up against a strong field while short-handed over the weekend, losing all five matches during the Benton Duals at St. Joseph.

Giving up five open weight classes, the Owls posted an aggregate 11-27 record during losses to Lawson (66-18), Liberty North (46-30), Mid-Buchanan (51-18), defending state Class 2 champion Smithville (72-9) and Van Horn (40-30).

Junior Dalton Landreth (120 pounds) won all four of his matches, three by fall, and senior Edward Hecke (220) got pins for each of his three wins out of four bouts.

Freshman Ethan Stickels (152) got pins for both of his wins and freshman Jaden Riley (113) and junior Jonathan Sprigg (285) each won once by fall.

Marshall (7-16) closed out its NCMC campaign Tuesday at Fulton. Results were not available at press time.

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