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Grapplers split home triangular

Richmond’s Seth Gant lost this match to Joseph Abongo Brookfield, but came back to win by fall over Ethan Crowe of Southwest in 1:02 in his second match of the triangular Tuesday at the RMS gym. (Photo by Russ Green/Richmond News.)

By Russ Green-Sports Editor

The Spartan wrestlers bounced back from a lopsided loss to Brookfield to defeat Southwest Livingston County in a triangular held Tuesday night at the Richmond Middle School.

The split gives Richmond a 1-4 mark in dual competition heading into this weekend’s Harrisonville Tournament.

The Spartans began the night facing a very solid Brookfield squad and the lone Richmond points came from two opens in a 61-12 loss. The Spartans then won five of the nine contested weight classes in taking a 48-18 win over Southwest.

Brookfield recorded five wins by falls in the first match. Blaine Sportsman defeated Anthony Holmes in 5:35 at 120; Garrett Zahner defeated Dylan Pemberton in 3:24 at 126; Gage Maxwell defeated Brett Casey in 3:52 at 138; Joseph Abonga defeated Seth Gant in 1:06 at 170; Trevor Allard defeated Nathan Hosman in 1:34 at 220; and Dexter Carmichael defeated Alex Hays in 5:35 at 285.

 The complete story is in the Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012 Richmond News.

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