Three Spartans take first at Marceline

Kenton Delana works his St. Pius opponent into position for a fall as the Spartans began the season with a triangular at Excelsior Springs Thursday night. Delana won both of his matches by fall Thursday and then took first place at the Marceline Tiger Mat Classic. (Photo by Russ Green/Richmond News.)

By Russ Green/Sports Editor

The Spartan wrestling team fared well in its first tournament of the season Saturday. Richmond brought home three first-place medals at the Tiger Mat Classic held at Marceline High School. In addition to the three champions, the Spartans a pair of runner-up finishes.

Richmond placed third in the 13-team field with 35 points. Brookfield ended the day with 46 points to grab the top spot, while the tournament hosts finished as runner-up with 39 points. Mid-Buchanan finished 5 points behind the Spartans and Lawson rounded out the top five with 28 points.

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