MARCUS -- The Westerner grapplers wrestled well but dropped a pair of duals to Sioux Center and Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn last Thursday.
Sioux Center 45, Akron-Westfield 33
The Westerners had five pins and one decision win over the Warriors, but Sioux Center claimed the dual with five forfeit wins.
For A-W, at 195 Chet Willer pinned Sioux Center's Jacob Pottebaum in 1:24
At 120, the Westerners' Tommy Toben pinned Cristian Lopez in 0:00.
At 138, A-W's Daniel Dirks pinned Sawyer Van Maanen in 0:39
At 145, Dylan Blinde got a pin for A-W over Austin Van Holland in 3:09
At 160, Jacob Bergman pinned Sioux Center's Ko Kieft in 0:37.
At 113, A-W's Michael Siebens won by 2-1 decision over Sioux Center's Ty Steenhoven.
Sioux Center claimed pins in two weight classes: in 220 Logan Renes pinned A-W's Trevor Hansen in 2:59, and at 285, Colten Smolders pinned Westerner Jonah Anderson in 1:12.
In the 152 weight class, Dylon Van't Hof won by 1-0 decision over A-W's Cole Oltmans.
Sioux Center took forfeit wins in 106, 126, 132, 170 and 182.
Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn 48, Akron-Westfield 24
Three pins and one decision win weren't enough for the A-W grapplers to win in their dual against MMC last Thursday.
Earning pins for A-W were Tommy Toben at 120, Daniel Dirks at 138, and Dylan Blinde at 145.
Toben pinned Austin Robinson in 2:22, Dirks pinned Mark Peters in 2:48 and Blinde pinned Jeremy Loutsch in 2:56.
At 152, A-W's Cole Oltmans earned a 3-2 decision win over Conner Holmes.
MMC claimed three pins and five forfeit wins against A-W.
Earning pins for MMC were Ben Phillips (220) over Trevor Hansen in 1:53, Ben McDaniel (113) over Michael Siebens in 1:39 and Dylan Rolfes (160) over Jacob Bergman in 0:59.
The Eagles took forfeit wins at 285, 126, 132, 170 and 182.
The 106 weight class was a double forfeit in the dual.