Trojans and Warriors compete at Eureka tourney

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Three Hillsboro wrestlers and five from Marion won medals at the Eureka Invitational Tournament Saturday.

For Hillsboro, Daniel Yoder (2-1) led the Trojan effort with a second-place finish at 140 pounds. James Bina (3-1) took home a bronze medal for third at 160 pounds, and Ryan Janzen (2-2) was fifth at 119.

Bina’s only loss of the day was by one point in the second round.

Also competing were Billy Winegarner, who lost his first two matches at 152 pounds, and Tim Glahn, who went 1-3 at 145.

“Eureka was a tough tournament again,” coach Corey Burton said. “We came up short in a few matches. That’s something we’re going to need to work on as we get down the stretch.We’ve got to figure out ways to win those matches at the end.

“But three placers out of five kids wasn’t too bad,” he added.

For Marion, Steven Boone finished second at 171 pounds to lead the Warrior effort. Placing third was Thad Looper at 215 pounds. Chelsea Arnhold was fourth at 103 pounds. Zac Ewert was fifth at 130 pounds as was Jordan Trapp at 140. Gavin Moore and Chris Freeby finished sixth at 119 and 152, respectively.

Medals were awarded to the top five finishers in each weight class.

As a team, Marion finished eighth in the 14-team field with 85 points and Hillsboro was 11th with 54 points.

Clearwater won the tournament with 1701/2 points.

Lyons duals-Hillsboro closed out its MCAA duals schedule Thursday with a perfect 5-0 mark by beating Lyons on their home mat, 48-28. In their second dual of the evening, the Trojans lost to Lincoln, 36-30.

“That was a dual that we really wanted to win to keep our dual record alive in the league,” coach Corey Burton said. “We were happy with that.”

Against Lyons, Ryan Janzen, Karl Magnuson, Tim Glahn, Billy Winegarner and James Bina all won by fall. Daniel Yoder, Ryan Kaiser and Kurtis Shaw added wins by forfeit.

Against a tough Lincoln squad, Janzen and Winegarner both pinned their opponents, Andrew Bina and James Bina won on points, and Victor Rogers won by forfeit.

The teams were tied heading into the final match of Kurtis Shaw against Jake Boor, who won by fall in the second period.

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