Wrestlers go 2-1 in early-season meets

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By Andrew Harner

VANDALIA – The Vandals had little trouble earning their first South Central Conference win of the season last Thursday, taking down Hillsboro, 73-6, in the home-opener.

Six Vandals earned forfeit wins against the short-handed Hiltoppers, and Hillsboro’s only victory came on a forfeit at 145 pounds.

Five of the seven matches ended with a pin for Vandalia (2-2), with seniors Tyler Dagen (0:56) and Seth Purcell (1:06) taking down his opponent in the first round.

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