Bulldog wrestlers went 2-1 during Tuesday’s quad meet hosted by Van Meter Earlham. The short-handed squad dropped a hard-fought opening match with North Polk by a score of 51-27. Riley Harger, Mason Drake, Tristan Drake, and Trey Bond all won by fall. Ryan Stiles added a decision for the Dawgs.
VM-E got their first win of the night taking advantage of forfeits and bonus points from Tristan Drake and Jackson Boese who were both winners by fall. Nic Swalla and Riley Harger also chipped in with wins over tough opponents. The final score of the dual was 39-24.
A dual victory over Saydel capped off the night. The Bulldogs bested the short-handed Eagles by a score of 43-18. Mason Drake and Trey Bond picked up a pair of nice wins and Max Gilliland finished the night picking up a fall in his first action of the season.
Varsity wrestlers will be at the Perry Invite Saturday. Wrestling begins at 9:00. Live streaming is available at https://www.trackwrestling.com/tw/predefinedtournaments/VerifyPassword.jsp?tournamentId=617557132