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Bobcats open with rout of Roughriders

MHS topples Roosevelt 68-12

Dylano Castellanos

DES MOINES — The Marshalltown wrestling team tallied five pins in its season-opening victory over Des Moines Roosevelt, handling the Roughriders 68-12 on Thursday night.

The Bobcats won seven of the eight contested matches and received five forfeits from Roosevelt.

Opening the year with pins were Bennett Hageman at 138 pounds, Zach Bitker at 145, Dylano Castellanos at 170, Carson Williams at 220 and 10th-ranked Jordan Anderson at 285.

Coltin Grimm kicked off the season with a 15-0 technical fall over Dillon Maguire at 182, racking up the victory midway through the second period. Luke Hageman won his varsity debut by decision, 7-4, over Maxon Phommaxaysi at 120.

The Bobcats are back in action Saturday at the Williamsburg Tournament.

Jordan Anderson

Marshalltown 68, Des Moines Roosevelt 12

106–Edgar Almanza (MHS) won by forfeit; 113–Javier Rodriguez (MHS) won by forfeit; 120–Luke Hageman (MHS) dec. Maxon Phommaxaysi 7-4; 126–Saul Pantoja (MHS) won by forfeit; 132–Hector De La Cruz (MHS) won by forfeit; 138–Bennett Hageman (MHS) pinned Hunter Norris 2:53; 145–Zach Bitker (MHS) pinned Cole Norris 5:00; 152–Jay Drummer (MHS) won by forfeit; 160–Asante Scott (DMR) pinned Nick Rebik 4:45; 170–Dylano Castellanos (MHS) pinned CJ Lucas 3:07; 182–Coltin Grimm (MHS) tech. falled Dillon Maguire 15-0; 195–Keegan Davis (DMR) won by forfeit; 220–Carson Williams (MHS) pinned Keegan Davis 1:21; 285–Jordan Anderson (MHS) pinned Matty McGee :38.