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MC matmen land 5th spot on Day 1 of KOM

After the first day of action in the King of the Mountain wrestling tournament, the Mifflin County Huskies are making a strong showing finishing day one standing in fifth place out of 32 teams.
The team was led by returning State Champion Trent Hidlay who is competing at 182-pounds.
Hidlay got a bye in the opening round and in the evening match took care of Patrick Johnson from Seneca Valley on a tech fall at 4:56, winning 22-7.
In other opening round action, at106, Andrew Weaver won by 14-4 over Eli Yoder.
However, Weaver fell in the second round.
Christian Fisher at 113 pounds won by fall over Beau Caro at 1:11.
Fisher moved on with his victory in the second round, defeating Martin Bryant.
At 120-pounds Derek Burk wins by fall over Wade Barrett of Big Springs at 2:30.
In his second match, Burk lost by 7-0 decision.
At 126, Josh Snook lost by fall.
In the second round Snook redeemed himself as he wins by fall.
Logan Wise started his night on the right foot at 132-pounds as he won by fall over Dylan Kolenda at 1:07.
In the second round Wise moved on as he defeated Luke Phayre 5-3.
At the 138-pound weight class Retherford lost by a tech fall, 20-3.
However, Rutherford cane back and picked up a win in his first round of consolation play, defeating Benny Garman via a fall at 2:10.
Brycen Hassinger lost his first match at 14-5 by a 8-5 decision.
Hassinger also fell and was eliminated in consolation play.
In the 152-pound weight class, Trey Kibe picked up the victory by fall over Drake Quisenberry only 37 seconds into the contest.
Cole Baker loses his first match at 160 by fall.
He was later eliminated in the first round of the consolation.
At 170, Anthony Fultz loses by 16-0 Tech fall.
Foltz stayed alive, winning his first and second consolation matches to advance to day 2.
Jacob Krepps, at 195 pounds, won by a fall over Brendan Madeira at 1:03.
Despite losing in the second round, Krepps battled back to also advance to day two defeating Cael Humbury by a major decision, 12-0.
Rounding things out at 220, Kross Todaro won his first match by fall at 1:23 over Seth Yarger.
In the second round, Tadaro continued to win as he pinned Gavin Range at 2:30 to put himself in a good spot to start day 2.
Action is already starting this morning, as the locals battle for third place. Later in the day, the rest of the wrestlers will battle for the title.

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