Vandal wrestlers split tri-meet at Taylorville

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By Andrew Harner

The Vandalia wrestling team split with Shelbyville and Taylorville at a tri-meet in Taylorville on Wednesday.

Vandalia was a 35-27 winner against Taylorville, but lost to Shelbyville, 32-31. All three teams are expected to contend for a spot in the state tournament.

The Vandals (1-2) got two wins from Chaston Womack, Ryne Lipsey, Dalton Blankenship, Seth Purcell and Bobby Bradley.

Vandalia hosts Hillsboro on Thursday at 6 p.m. for the home-opener.