|Taylor Venz (w/coaches Chad Olson and Jon Lund) reached 100 career wins (photo by Jim Lindquist)|
Farmington won nine of 12 matches contested on the mat and added 12 more points via forfeit on the way to a 52-15 victory.
The winners built up a commanding 36-0 lead through the first eight bout to take control of the match.
"We are in a tough stretch of three weigh-ins in a row," coach Chad Olson said. "Our guys showed up with good energy and intensity again tonight."
Victor Gliva (106 pounds) started the night with a second period fall and then Skylar Raymond (113) followed with a four-point major decision.
After Jamin LeDuc (120) scored a six-point fall and Brian Caravantes won by forfeit at 126 pounds. Taylor Venz (132), Matt Rustad (138) Brayden Chapman ( 145) won consecutive decisions and Joe Liden (152) tacked on a major decision.
Sophomore Venz's victory was the 100th of his varsity career that includes winning the state Class 3A 106-pound title last season..
Later in the match CJ Wynings earned a major decision at 220 pounds and 285-pounder Godfrey Mpetey won on a first period pin. Joe Hoeve earned six points the easy way with a forfeit in the scheduled 195 pound bout.
The victory boosted Farmington's dual meet season record to 10-7.
The Tigers, ranked 11th in the most recent state Class 3A poll, travel to Apple Valley Saturday for the Eastview Invitational tournament.
|Godfrey Mpetey scored a pin in the 285-pound bout|