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PCM starts dual season with three wins

Prairie City-Monroe junior Wes Cummings won all of three of his matches Tuesday during the team’s 
quadrangular sweep of Sigourney-Keota, Bondurant-Farrar and Pleasantville. Cummings is now 6-1 on the 
season.
Prairie City-Monroe junior Wes Cummings won all of three of his matches Tuesday during the team’s quadrangular sweep of Sigourney-Keota, Bondurant-Farrar and Pleasantville. Cummings is now 6-1 on the season.

BONDURANT — The Prairie City-Monroe wrestling team opened its dual season with three easy wins Tuesday night.

The Mustangs went 24-9 in contested matches and received nine forfeits during a quadrangular sweep of Sigourney-Keota, Bondurant-Farrar and Pleasantville.

PCM opened the night with a 63-18 win over the Savages then took down the host Bluejays 62-8. The Mustangs ended the night with 64-18 win over the Trojans.

Nine wrestlers went 3-0, including freshmen Brian Nicholson (120) and Colby Tool (145), sophomore Payton Drake (113), juniors Clay VanWyk (126), Cody Wallace (138), third-ranked Wes Cummings (160), second-ranked Lucas Roland (170) and seventh-ranked Jarron Trausch (182) and senior Chase Shirk (132).

Roland is the only remaining undefeated wrestler for PCM. He is now 6-0 on the season after three wins by fall on Tuesday. Trausch (6-1) and Tool (6-1) also won all three of their matches by fall. Nicholson, VanWyk and Cummings (6-1) all won twice by fall and once by forfeit.

Wallace won twice by fall and once by decision, Shirk won once by forfeit, once by technical fall and once by major decision and Drake (6-1) took two forfeits and won another match in overtime. Senior Drew Johnson won two matches on the night, both by fall.

Against Sigourney-Keota, the Mustangs went 8-3 in contested matches and was given three forfeits. PCM was 10-3 in contested matches against the Bluejays, and it beat Pleasantville in six of the nine contested matches and were handed five forfeits.

PCM recorded 20 wins by fall in the quadrangular.

The Mustangs return to the mats at 6 p.m. Thursday when they host Heart of Iowa Conference foes North Polk and Nevada in Monroe.

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