ORION, Ill. — Fulton's Fleetwood twins won titles and the Steamers had three finalists Saturday on the way to a fourth-place finish at the Bob Mitton Invitational wrestling tournament.
The Steamers scored 118 points, behind only host Orion (205), Clinton of Illinois (174.5) and Rock Island Alleman (160) in the 18-team event. Gibson City rounded out the top five with 109 points.
Tyler Fleetwood, a two-time state champion, avenged a lost to Mercer County's Stone Engle with a 4-2 decision in the championship match at 132 pounds. Engle is ranked second in Class 1A at 126, while Fleetwood is No. 1 at 132.
Taylor Fleetwood, also ranked No. 2, edged Cody Thomas of Galesburg 3-2 to claim the title at 285.
Eli Pannell suffered a 3-1 loss to sixth-ranked Collin Schmidt of Rockridge in the final at 195.
Tony Heinitz placed third at 152, beating Kage Leab of Knoxville 9-7. Max Pannell placed fifth for Fulton at 182 pounds after pinning Dusten Blowers of Macomb in 2:27.
WYOMING — Lucas Knief of Bellevue claimed his first tournament title Saturday, winning the 182-pound weight class at the John Byers Invitational hosted by Midland.
Bellevue placed fourth in the team race with 108.5 points, 10 points behind Maquoketa. Southeast Polk won the title with 182.5, and Midland was second with 133.5.
Knief pinned Gage Smith of Southeast Polk in 5:18 to win the title.
The Comets also got runner-up finishes from Austin Michels at 120, Ethan Nemmers at 145 and Hunter Clasen at 170.
Abraham Michel of Maquoketa beat Edgewood-Colesburg's Killian Welsh 14-3 in the championship match at 152, and Taven Rich beat Central City's Nile Coghlan 9-7 at 285.
Hunter Connolly won the round-robin tournament at 113 for Maquoketa