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Local Sports

Baxter wrestling edges Collins-Maxwell

BELLE PLAINE — Jackson Bottorff was 3-0 for the night and Brad Matthews and Micah Kearns each won a pair of matches for Baxter’s wrestling team during a quadrangular on Thursday night.

Bottorff won twice by fall and once by forfeit, while Kearns and Matthews each won once by fall and once by forfeit.

Baxter defeated Collins-Maxwell 24-21 after securing four wins by forfeit. Belle Plaine defeated the Bolts 63-6 and English Valleys handed Baxter a 48-30 loss.

Matthews (152), Bottorff (195), Kearns (220) and Nick Nelson (160) all took forfeits against Collins-Maxwell.

Against Belle Plaine, the lone win was a Bottorff victory by fall 195 pounds.

In the dual against English Valleys, Curtis Gliem (106), Cole Smith (126), Matthews (152), Bottorff (195) and Kearns (220) all won by fall.

The Bolts wrestle in the North Mahaska tournament at 10 a.m. on Saturday in New Sharon.

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