Dogs fall at regional wrestling tournament


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Tyler Gowing of Swanton, top, in action against Archbold’s Jose Luna at 160 pounds during the Division III, Region 17 Dual Tournament Saturday at Elmwood. Gowing earned one of two Bulldog wins in the dual, pinning Luna in 3:35.

Tyler Gowing of Swanton, top, in action against Archbold’s Jose Luna at 160 pounds during the Division III, Region 17 Dual Tournament Saturday at Elmwood. Gowing earned one of two Bulldog wins in the dual, pinning Luna in 3:35.


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Ian Saunders of Swanton, top, with control against Carson Meyer of Archbold in their match at 182 pounds Saturday. The Bulldogs were defeated by the Blue Streaks 69-12.


Max Householder | Swanton Enterprise

BLOOMDALE – The Swanton wrestling team dropped its first match of the Division III regional dual team tournament at Elmwood High School on Saturday.

The Bulldogs fell to Archbold 69-12. The short-handed Bulldogs had to forfeit six matches, which did not help matters.

For Archbold, winning by pin were Wyatt Armstrong at 120 pounds, Juan Garcia (138), Josh Nofzinger (152) and Johnathon Yoder (170).

In addition, Brennan Short (145) won 15-0 over Swanton’s Hunter Gowing and Carson Meyer (182) 13-3 over Ian Saunders.

The Bulldogs’ wins came from Tyler Gowing (160) and Brodie Stevens (285), each garnering pins.

Eastwood ended up winning the tournament, topping Delta in the final to advance to the state tournament.

Tyler Gowing of Swanton, top, in action against Archbold’s Jose Luna at 160 pounds during the Division III, Region 17 Dual Tournament Saturday at Elmwood. Gowing earned one of two Bulldog wins in the dual, pinning Luna in 3:35.
https://www.swantonenterprise.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/23/2020/02/web1_Gowing-v.-Archbold.jpgTyler Gowing of Swanton, top, in action against Archbold’s Jose Luna at 160 pounds during the Division III, Region 17 Dual Tournament Saturday at Elmwood. Gowing earned one of two Bulldog wins in the dual, pinning Luna in 3:35. Max Householder | Swanton Enterprise

Ian Saunders of Swanton, top, with control against Carson Meyer of Archbold in their match at 182 pounds Saturday. The Bulldogs were defeated by the Blue Streaks 69-12.
https://www.swantonenterprise.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/23/2020/02/web1_Saunders-against-Meyer.jpgIan Saunders of Swanton, top, with control against Carson Meyer of Archbold in their match at 182 pounds Saturday. The Bulldogs were defeated by the Blue Streaks 69-12. Max Householder | Swanton Enterprise

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