Hosts outmatched in wrestling duals
Marion wrestlers finished seventh and Hillsboro wrestlers 14th in the 16-team Marion County winter duals last week at Marion and Hillsboro gyms.
Marion finished second in its pool with a 2-1 record, then split two matches in a consolation bracket.
In pool play, Marion topped Rock Creek, 48-33, and West Elk, 60-12, before falling 46-35 to Clay Center.
Royal Valley topped Marion, 54-30, before Marion outscored Wellington, 37-28, in the consolation bracket.
Hillsboro was 0-3 in its pool and split two matches in its consolation bracket.
The Trojans lost 66-12 to Clearwater, 66-10 to Royal Valley, and 66-6 to Fredonia before outscoring West Elk, 24-18, then losing to Bluestem, 24-12, in their consolation bracket.
1. Burlington, 2. Clay Center, 3. Minneapolis, 4. Clearwater, 5. Royal Valley, 6. Riley County, 7. Marion, 8. Wellington, 9. Fredonia, 10. Republic County, 11. Rock Creek, 12. Douglass, 13. Hillsboro, 14. Bluestem, 15. Wabaunsee and West Elk.
Last modified Dec. 20, 2017