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COLUMBIA CITY â€” Eagle junior varsity wrestling got a taste of victory Wednesday, winning three of its four matches and defeating East Nobleâ€™s JV squad 15-6.
Brice Bauer opened the meet at 145 pounds with a 9-3 win over his Knight opponent. Bauer was down 3-0 heading into the final period.
Head Coach Blane Culp said the team preaches that it is a six-minute match and Bauer showed that by continuing to work.
At 152 and having to mount several counters, Columbia Cityâ€™s Hunter LaRue got a pinfall victory with time expiring in the first period.
Riley Harter, wrestling in the 160-pound weight class, was pinned in the first minute of round one.
In the closing match, Eagle Ben Cabiya, who trailed 5-0 early, needed just 58 seconds to pin East Nobleâ€™s Steven Stonebreaker, giving Columbia City the 15-6 victory.
â€śThey really impressed me out there,â€ť said Culp. â€śYou canâ€™t be disappointed in our JV effort.â€ť