Trojan Tyler Sawyer (bottom, 182 pounds) picked up a big overtime victory against MFL’s Nathan Howe, scoring in the final second of regulation to force extra time. (Photo by Jennifer Bissell)
The Turkey Valley wrestling team picked up two conference dual victories Tuesday night.
The meet, held at the MFL McGregor gym, featured Turkey Valley, MFL and Clayton Ridge in a make-up meet from last week.
"It was a great night for Turkey Valley wrestling. We picked up two really big wins. This was probably the best we have looked all year as a team. Guys were fighting in every match," said Coach Steven Andrukaitis.
Seven Trojans had a perfect night. At 120, Tom Reicks won a 9-4 decision over J.T. Cunningham of Clayton Ridge and then pinned Riley Doeppke of MFL. At 145 pounds, Eric Buckendahl won a 13-5 major decision over Joey Bebber of Clayton Ridge and a 9-5 decision over Bret Corlett of MFL. Nick Meirick had two big wins at 152 pounds. He won an 11-4 decision over Jared Gerner of Clayton Ridge and an 8-0 major decision over Hunter Fletcher.
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