Wrestling: Take second at Farmington Tourney

This article submitted by Zach Spates on 1/13/98.

The Farmington tournament, on Saturday, Jan. 10, is one tournament all the team enjoys. The day was pretty good for the Bulldogs as they won their first three matches.

The first team Paynesville wrestled was Eastview. The Bulldogs won that match easily, with the final score being 66-6.

The second match was very similar, the team wrestled Farmington and won 47-13.

In the third round of the day, the team wrestled Rochester John Marshall. This match, since it was the semi-final match, proved to be tougher than the first two. The Bulldogs still took care of their opponent pretty easily, with the final score of 38-22.

In the championship game, the Bulldogs faced very tough competition. They had to wrestle against a respectable rival, St. Michael-Albertville (STMA). The Bulldogs finished that match 15 points behind STMA but the Bulldogs still finished second.

Paynesville 66 : Eastview 6
Paynesville 47: Farmington 13
Paynesville 38 : Rochester JM 22
STMA 36: Paynesville 21

Long Prairie-Grey Eagle
On Thursday, Jan. 8, the team took on Long Prairie-Grey Eagle. The match started out excellent, when the Bulldogs recorded three pins in the first three weight classes.

The Bulldogs continued to dominate the match with three more pins and one technical fall.

When the match was done, Paynesville left the LPGE fans stunned with a final score of 50-13.

Paynesville: 50
LPGE : 13

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