Dowagiac’s Matt Lyle gets out of a tie-up with Vicksburg’s Dustin Fuller. Lyle defeated Fuller 8-2. The Bulldogs and Wildcats both defeated Dowagiac in a pair of Wolverine Conference matches Wednesday. (Leader photo/SCOTT NOVAK)

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Dowagiac swept by ’Cats and ’Dogs

Published 9:27pm Wednesday, December 19, 2012

The Dowagiac wrestling team continues to work toward rebuilding its program.

It’s a long, slow process, but the team is still working hard and trying to match up against teams with more experienced wrestlers.

That was the case Wednesday night when the Chieftains were swept by Wolverine Conference foes Vicksburg 56-18 and Three Rivers 74-4.

Winning matches for the Chieftains against the Bulldogs were Leo Edwards (119), Aubrey Huston (135), Matt Lyle (140) and Seth Fear (189).

Edwards edged Austin Dinzik 12-11, while Lyle defeated Dustin Fuller 8-2. Huston and Fear were winners by forfeit.

The lone winner against Three Rivers was Huston.

 

Vicksburg…56

Dowagiac…18

103: Colin Morgan (V) wins by forfeit

112: Matt Klingele (V) wins by forfeit

119: Leo Edwards (D) d. Austin Dinzik, 12-11

125: Kaleb Lewis (V) d. Nate Ward, 6-1

130: Ben Middleton (V) wins by forfeit

135: Aubrey Huston (D) wins by forfeit

140: Matt Lyle (D) d. Dustin Fuller 8-2

145: Chad Hettinger (V) p. Scott Hassle, 0:25

152: Hayden Waterhouse (V) p. Tom Smith, 4:43

160: Cody Cousins (V) p. Diego Paredes, 2:37

171: Luke Mallery (V) t.f. Jacob Davis, 15-0

189: Seth Fear (D) wins by forfeit

215: Marcel Gonzalez (V) p. Logan Polomcak, 1:28

285: Wade Stacey (V) p. Tristan Howard, 1:02

 

Three Rivers…74

Dowagiac…4

103: Nick Baldwin (TR) wins by forfeit

112: James Arndt (TR) wins by forfeit

119: Jordan Blades (TR) p. Leo Edwards, 2:50

125: Mike Vidmar (TR) d. Nate Ward, 7-2

130: Derek Tulla (TR) wins by forfeit

135: Connor McElroy (TR) p. Matt Lyle, 5:25

140: Aubrey Hutston (D) d. Andrew Bowers, 13-3

145: John Able (TR) p. Scott Hassle, 1:02

152: Shawn Brew (TR) t.f. Tom Smith, 20-4

160: Bailey Miholer (TR) p. Diego Paredes, 0:28

171: Dallas Todd (TR) p. Jacob Davis, 4:30

189: Brandon Verwey (TR) wins by forfeit

215: Sam Harris (TR) wins by forfeit

285: Dallas Recker (TR) p. Tristan Howard, 2:30

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