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Broncos Split Home Opener

RHS WrestlingRussell 39, Lincoln 36
Smoky Valley 55, Russell 17

The Russell High School wrestling team opened the home portion of their schedule on Thursday, Dec. 13 by splitting a double dual at the Amos Morris Gym.

The Broncos beat Lincoln 39-36 and lost to Smoky Valley 55-17.  Beloit was also in town and beat Lincoln 51-21 and Smoky Valley 38-33.

Here are the individual results for Russell...

vs. Lincoln
113 - Matt Luder (Lost - Fall)
120 - Blake Boxberger (Won - Open)
126 - Chase Prester (Won - Fall)
152 - Regis Weiss (Won - Fall)
160 - Dylan Walker (Won - Fall)
170 - Dalton Brand (Won - Fall)
182 - Matt Langhofer (Won - Fall)
220 - Andy Ochampaugh (Won - 9-6 Dec)
285 - Chris Gulick (Lost - Fall)

vs. Smoky Valley
113 - Matt Luder (Lost - Fall)
120 - Blake Boxberger (Lost - Fall)
126 - Chase Prester (Won - 17-1 Dec)
152 - Regis Weiss (Won - Open)
160 - Dylan Walker (Won - 7-4 Dec)
170 - Dalton Brand (Lost - 11-6 Dec)
182 - Matt Langhofer (Lost - 11-2 Dec)
220 - Andy Ochampaugh (Won - 3-1 Dec)
285 - Chris Gulick (Lost - Fall)

Russell is off until Jan. 3 when they host Beloit.

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