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Bowers, Swyers win regional titles

 

Sophia Bowers (left) and Brynn Swyers won championships at the IHSA Girls Wrestling Regional at West Frankfort.

Two Vandals captured first place at the IHSA Girls Wrestling Regional Tournament at West Frankfort.
Sophie Bowers won the championship in the 125-pound class, and Brynn Swyers was the champion of the 140-pound class.

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Sophie Bowers (20-7) placed 1st and scored 28.5 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Sophie Bowers (Vandalia) 20-7 received a bye () (Bye)
Quarterfinal – Sophie Bowers (Vandalia) 20-7 won by tech fall over Lucy Baldwin (Waterloo (H.S.)) 4-9 (TF-1.5 1:57 (21-4))
Semifinal – Sophie Bovwers (Vandalia) 20-7 won by tech fall over Ariel Board (Goreville) 16-11 (TF-1.5 1:15 (19-4))
1st Place Match – Sophie Bowers (Vandalia) 20-7 won by fall over Holly Zugmaier (Edwardsville (H.S.)) 29-5 (Fall 0:33)

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Brynn Swyers (9-2) placed 1st and scored 26.0 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Brynn Swyers (Vandalia) 9-2 received a bye () (Bye)
Quarterfinal – Brynn Swyers (Vandalia) 9-2 won by fall over Ju`Bri Edwards (Belleville (West)) 6-5 (Fall 2:51)
Semifinal – Brynn Swyers (Vandalia) 9-2 won by decision over Baylee Allshouse (Bethalto (Civic Memorial)) 14-9 (Dec 12-10)
1st Place Match – Brynn Swyers (Vandalia) 9-2 won by decision over Lydia Blind (Edwardsville (H.S.)) 22-12 (Dec 12-7)