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Muncy Grapplers Place First at Midd-West Duals

By Staff | Dec 22, 2009

Muncy 47-Wallenpaupack 22; Muncy 57-Midd-West 24; Muncy 57-Elk Lake 16; Muncy 75- Schuylkill Haven 0; Muncy 53-Newport 18

Muncy won five matches by an average of more than 40 points to win the Midd-West Duals on Saturday. The Indians defeated Wallenpaupack (47-22), Midd-West (57-24), Elk Lake (57-16), Schuylkill Haven (75-0) and Newport (53-18).

David Hawley and Brandon Yohn each picked up four wins for Muncy, and Skyler Ebner won all five of his matches. Ryan Hembury lost his first match of the season when he was pinned by Midd-West’s Chris Baker, a regional qualifier a year ago. Hembury was leading 10-0 when he was trying to lock up a cradle on Baker. Baker slipped out of the hold and caught Hembury on his back for the fall. Record: Muncy (7-0). Next: Muncy at Bob Rohm Tournament.

Montgomery 3-2 at Midd-West Duals

Montgomery went 3-2 at the Midwest Duals, defeating Newport 42-30, Schuylkill Haven 63-6 and Midd-West 45-33 while losing to Wallenpaupack 39-33 and Elk Lake 39-28.

Montgomery 42-Newport 30; Montgomery 63-Schuylkill Haven 6; Elk Lake 39-Montgomery 28; Wallenpaupack 39-Montgomery 33; Montgomery 45-Midd-West 33

Records: Montgomery 5-4. Next meet: Montgomery at Selinsgrove Tournament, Dec. 31.