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By Pierre Bibbs
Sports Editor 

Malta Wrestlers take third in Harlem

 

January 27, 2016

Pierre Bibbs

Malta senior Jordan Pierce works to pin Shelby's Austin Taylor in his second match during the Harlem Wildcat Invitational last Saturday. Pierce took third in the 170 pound weight class.

The Malta-Whitewater Mustangs Wrestling team had a strong outing at the Harlem Wildcat Invitational last Saturday, taking third place out of 11 teams. Malta had 103 points. First place went to Glasgow, who had 140 points and second place Chinook having 117. Harlem was fourth with 81.

The team placed seven wrestlers in the tournament including Sophomore Trey Simanton who was the only Mustang to win his weight class after defeating Harlem's Kolton Bishop.

This season, Trey has been wrestling in the 126 pound weight class. In his freshman year, he wrestled in the 113 class.

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