Lancers slide by Gorillas
Screaming Eagles, Gorillas compete in Royal
Last updated 1/5/2023 at 9:03am
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...