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Panther wrestlers win 2 out of 3 in Fulton.

Posted on Friday, February 1, 2019 at 9:37 pm

Dominick Berck slings a Fulton wrestler to the mat prior to pinning him, Friday night in Fulton.

Dominick Berck slings a Fulton wrestler to the mat prior to pinning him, Friday night in Fulton.

The Centralia Panthers wrestling team capped off its dual season going two for three at Fulton the evening of February 1.

The Panthers beat Blair Oaks 51-27; Father Tolton, 60-21 then lost to Fulton, 48-36.

The Fulton match could have ended differently but losing Sam Lynn, who was winning his match against a Fulton wrestler, to a season-ending injury in his match at 220 pounds cost Centralia points.

Centralias Quentin Foster, at 182 pounds, won all three of his matches. He was the only Panther to do so.

Lynn won two matches, both by pin.

Sam Lynn crushing a pin out of a Tolton wrestler.

Sam Lynn crushing a pin out of a Tolton wrestler.

Garrison Leighton on his way to a varsity pin vs. Blair Oaks

Garrison Leighton on his way to a varsity pin vs. Blair Oaks

The Panthers finished the season 18-3 in dual match competition. Their next action is district championship tournament, Friday ┬ánight, February 8 in Marshall. For more, see ┬ánext week’s edition of the Centralia Fireside Guard.