Trojan matmen have busy slate to open season

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Mendota opened up the wrestling season by splitting a triangular meet with Rockford Lutheran and North Boone on Nov. 20 at the MHS gym.

The Trojans were victorious over Lutheran, 30-17. Dominic Shankle, Jason Needs and Arturo Serrano picked up pin wins, while Ty Connelly and Logan Eppard won by forfeit.

North Boone took down the Trojans, 30-22. Shankle and Eppard pinned their opponents, Tony Aughenbaugh was a 9-2 winner and Needs claimed a forfeit.

Nov. 20

Mendota 30, Rockford Lutheran 17

106 – Parrotte (RL) won forfeit; 113 – double forfeit; 120 – double forfeit; 126 – Schrank (RL) dec. Tony Aughenbaugh (M), 16-1; 132 – Ty Connelly (M) won forfeit; 138 – double forfeit; 145 – double forfeit; 152 – Dominic Shankle (M) pinned Meadows (RL), 3:04; 160 – Jason Needs (M) pinned Hapedank (RL), 1:18; 170 – Logan Eppard (M) won forfeit; 182 – Adams (RL) won forfeit; 195 – double forfeit; 220 – double forfeit; 285 – Arturo Serrano (M) pinned Lepak (RL), 1:12

North Boone 30, Mendota 22

106 – double forfeit; 113 – double forfeit; 120 – double forfeit; 126 – Aughenbaugh (M) dec. Markell (NB), 9-2; 132 – Morrell (NB) pinned Connelly (M), 0:48; 138 – Feldbush (NB) won forfeit; 145 – double forfeit; 152 – Shankle (M) pinned Schnulle (NB), 0:48; 160 – Needs (M) won forfeit; 170 – Eppard (M) pinned Bryan (NB), 1:36; 182 – double forfeit; 195 – Casas (NB) won forfeit; 220 – Runnells (NB) won forfeit; 285 – Mercantante (NB) pinned Serrano (M), 4:31

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The Trojan wrestlers were back at it on Nov. 21 at Amboy, taking on the host Clippers and Seneca.

Mendota captured a 36-24 triumph over Amboy. Winning their matches by pin were Aughenbaugh, Dylan Davidson and Eppard, while Serrano posted an 8-5 decision. Forfeit winners were Shankle and Needs.

Seneca downed the Trojans, 60-12. Aughenbaugh and Serrano won the only two matches for Mendota, both by pin.

Nov. 21

Mendota 36, Amboy 24

106 – double forfeit; 113 – double forfeit; 120 – double forfeit; 126 – Aughenbaugh (M) pinned Gazza (A), 0:49; 132 – Greene (A) pinned Connelly (M), 1:48; 138 – double forfeit; 145 – Dylan Davidson (M) pinned Montavon (A), 0:26; 152 – Shankle (M) won forfeit; 160 – Needs (M) won forfeit; 170 – Eppard (M) pinned J. Schaver (A), 0:40; 182 – Barlow (A) won forfeit; 195 – C. Costner (A) won forfeit; 220 – L. Schaver (A) won forfeit; 285 – Serrano (M) dec. Morris (A), 8-5

Seneca 60, Mendota 12

106 – Seneca won forfeit; 113 – Seneca won forfeit; 120 – Seneca won forfeit; 126 – Aughenbaugh (M) won pine, 1:36; 132 – Connelly (M) lost pin, 0:26; 138 – double forfeit; 145 – Davidson (M) lost pin, 0:20; 152 – Shankle (M) lost pin, 2:22; 160 – Needs (M) lost pin, 2:33; 170 – Eppard (M) lost pin, 1:54; 182 – Seneca won forfeit; 195 – Seneca won forfeit; 220 – double forfeit; 285 – Serrano (M) won pin, 3:40

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Mendota took on three other opponents in a meet at Rock Falls on Nov. 25.

The Trojans were edged by Durand-Pecatonica, 23-18. Serrano won his match by pin, while Davidson and Needs were both forfeit winners.

Rock Falls claimed a 66-12 triumph over the Trojans. Aughenbaugh and Serrano posted the only two victories for Mendota, both by pin.

The Trojans failed to win a match in a 36-0 loss to Rockridge.

Nov. 25

Durand-Pecatonica 23, Mendota 18

106 – double forfeit; 113 – double forfeit; 120 – double forfeit; 126 – double forfeit; 132 – Nevdal (DP) dec. Connelly (M), 15-0; 138 – Manning (DP) won forfeit; 145 – double forfeit; 152 – Davidson (M) won forfeit; 160 – Needs (M) won forfeit; 170 – double forfeit; 182 – Leman (DP) won forfeit; 195 – Grimmit (DP) won forfeit; 220 – double forfeit; 285 – Serrano (M) pinned Upmann (DP), 1:49

Rock Falls 66, Mendota 12

106 – double forfeit; 113 – Lage (RF) won forfeit; 120 – Osborne (RF) won forfeit; 126 – Aughenbaugh (M) pinned Mendoza (RF), 2:42; 132 – Meenan (RF) pinned Connelly (M), 2:18; 138 – Johnson (RF) won forfeit; 145 – Cravatta (RF) won forfeit; 152 – Elder (RF) pinned Shankle (M), 1:53; 160 – Adams (RF) pinned Needs (M), 1:13; 170 – Lee (RF) won forfeit; 182 – Schueler (RF) won forfeit; 195 – Mattingley (RF) won forfeit; 220 – Dile (RF) won forfeit; 285 – Serrano (M) pinned Schnulle (RF), 0:31

Rockridge 36, Mendota 0

106 – double forfeit; 113 – double forfeit; 120 – double forfeit; 126 – double forfeit; 132 – Venable (R) pinned Connelly (M), 5:56; 138 – double forfeit; 145 – Locke (R) won forfeit; 152 – Thorne (R) pinned Davidson (M), 2:14; 160 – Simmons (R) pinned Needs (M), 1:40; 170 – Zallantes (R) won forfeit; 182 – double forfeit; 195 – double forfeit; 220 – double forfeit; 285 – Schmidt (R) pinned Serrano (M), 1:55


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