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Jays take wrestling victories against Battle and Eldon

Jays take wrestling victories against Battle and Eldon

January 11th, 2018 by News Tribune in Sports Prep

ELDON, Mo. — The Jefferson City Jays came away with two lopsided dual wins Wednesday against the Battle Spartans and the Eldon Mustangs.

The Jays dropped five matches total between the two duals, defeating the Spartans 57-14 and the Mustangs 65-10.

Finishing 2-0 for the Jays were Jeremiah Wallace at 113 pounds, Taylor Hopkins at 120, Will Kuster at 138, Peter Kuster at 145, Reece Neighbors at 152, Troy Sebra at 160, Corey Denny at 170, Ian Cote at 195, Brandon Backues at 220 and Nate McKaye at 285.

Neighbors and Sebra won both matches by fall.

Finishing 1-1 for the Jays were Garrett Butel at 106, Jacob Koopman at 132 and Elijah Jackson at 182.

Butel, Hopkins, Cote, Backues and McKaye each had one win by fall.

Jefferson City hosts the Capital City Invitational on Friday and Saturday at Fleming Fieldhouse.