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Lancers slide by Gorillas

Screaming Eagles, Gorillas compete in Royal

DAVENPORT - In a close dual that featured solely wins by pin and forfeit, the Liberty Lancers were able to hold off the Gorillas 42-36 despite a late Davenport surge in a wrestling matchup Tuesday, Dec. 3.

The match, which succeeded a basketball doubleheader to create a rare winter sports tripleheader in the high school gymnasium, began with two exhibition girls matches.

Anna Perkins pinned Kayla Andrews in 44 seconds, while Moriah Strobel pinned Emma Cash in 1:16 for two exhibition Liberty wins.

The scoring got under way once the boys began to grapple, and Liberty grabbed an early lead when M...


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