Smyrna/Clayton Sun-Times
  • Smyrna High wrestlers win dual-meet state championship

  • Smyrna High School defeated St. Mark's in the semifinals and then Caesar Rodney in the finals to win the Delaware Division I dual-meet wrestling championship Tuesday night at Smyrna High.
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  • Top-seeded Smyrna defeated No. 2 Caesar Rodney 36-24 to win the school's first Division I dual-meet wrestling title Tuesday night in front of the home crowd
    The Eagles hosted the tournament for Division I and II schools. St. Georges defeated Polytech 32-22 for the Division II crown.
    Smyrna has won multiple Division II dual-meet titles, but never a Division I team wrestling championship before last night. Division I schools have larger student enrollments than Division II schools.
    In the Division I tournament, Smyrna earned a first-round bye and then defeated St. Mark's 33-25 in the semifinals.
    CR also received a first-round bye, before downing William Penn 38-30 to set up the title showdown.
    In the finals against CR, the Eagles' Brent Fleetwood clinched the match with a 20-second pin at 113 pounds.
    Other winners for Smyrna included:
    106 - Monsanto, 5-1 decision;
    120 - Edmond, 5-4 decision;
    126 - Carney, pin in 5:01;
    145 - Carbine, 17-7 major decision;
    160 - Wilson, 8-1 decision;
    182 - Boyles, 16-1 technical fall;
    195 - Cox, 12-5 decision;
    285 - Dalton, 3-2 decision in overtime.
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