COLUMBUS GROVE — Liberty-Benton used four pins Wednesday afternoon on their way to a 41-27 defeat of Columbus Grove in non-league wrestling action.

The match was held during schools hours Wednesday as the Columbus Grove student body took time away from classes to cheer on their varsity and junior high wrestling teams.

The highlight of the afternoon for the Bulldog wrestling fans came at 285 pounds as Bulldog junior Jeff Meyer pinned the Eagles Matthew Berger in 3:42. The win by Meyer was his 100th career win as a Bulldog wrestler.

Four of the five wins by the Grove wrestlers in the match were by pins as Trevor Wynkoop (120) pinned Luke Boenman in 1:36, Joe Kohli (145) pinned Sam McFarland in 5:07 and Justin Flanders (160) pinned Cody Collert in 3:34. Dillon Bryan (152) defeated the Eagles’ Gavin Gillig 15-13.

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Liberty-Benton 41

Columbus Grove 27

106 - R. J. Coldren (LB) pinned Nick Wolverton (CG), 1:50.

113 - Carter Oswalt (LB) pinned Noah Goecke (CG), 1:25.

120 - Trevor Wynkoop (CG) pinned Luke Boenman (LB), 1:36.

126 - Greg Musselman (LB) pinned Luke Kaufman (CG), 5:19.

132 - Drew Baker (LB) maj. dec. Landon Schroeder (CG), 12-2.

138 - Double void.

145 - Joe Kohli (CG) pinned Sam McFarland (LB), 5:07.

152 - Dillon Bryan (CG) dec. Gavin Gillig (LB), 15-13.

160 - Justin FLanders (CG) pinned Cody Collert (LB), 3:34.

170 - Race Gorrell (LB) maj. dec. Ryan Bogart (CG), 13-3.

182 - Jacob Dukes (LB) pinned AJ Schafer (CG), 1:09.

195 - Nathaniel Dure (LB) dec. Ezra Jones (CG), 3-2.

220 - Dylan Mersch (LB) won by forfeit.

285 - Jeff Meyer (CG) pinned Matthew Berger (LB), 3:42.