The Mustang girls’ wrestling squad traveled to Central DeWitt Tuesday, Dec. 20 in dual action.
The team defeated the host town 54-18, but narrowly lost 39-36 to Anamosa.
“I was proud of how we competed, but we ran into a tough Anamosa team,” said head coach Trevor Trende.
“I’m excited to see our growth over Christmas break moving into the second half of the season,” Trende said.
The two matches gave Mount Vernon a 4-1 record going into the break.
The Mustangs had wins against Central Dewitt from Libby Dix (190), Aly Lashley (235), Elizabeth Morf (110), Kiersten Swart (115),Audrey Tucker (125), Claire Gaffney (130), Meika Neal (140), Kaylee Kintzel (145), Gracie Pickney (170) and Ella Krob (125, extra match).
Against Anamosa, the Mustangs had wins from Lashley, Morf, Gaffney, Dix and Pickney.