Wrestlers post pins, but fall to Hillsboro in conference dual
December 23, 2020
The Eagle wrestlers hosted Hillsboro on Saturday, Dec. 19 for a conference dual. There was a good deal of action on the mat, but despite pins by both Jack Schlesner and Colin O'Neil the Eagles fell 25-48 to the Tigers.
Amid several forfeits by both teams there were 10 bouts that took place.
At 285 pounds, Austin Culpitt earned the Eagles first points of the day with a 13-9 decision over Mac Verbsky.
Cashton trailed 9-36 before Hudson Bethke worked his way to a major decision in the 145 pound match up. Bethke bested Josiah Thyne 10-0.
At 152 pounds, Jack Schlesner pinned Mason Haas in :44 to cut the Eagle deficit to 19-36.
At 160 pounds, Colin O'Neil picked up six more points for Cashton, sticking Hunter Osario :58 seconds into the third period to make it 25-36.
That was as close as Cashton would get, falling 25-48.