The Truman Wrestling team opened the dual portion of their 2012-13 schedule with a 36-10 victory over Hannibal-LaGrange (Mo.) College on Tuesday night.
Seven Bulldogs recorded wins.
Freshman JJ Dorrell started things off with a first period fall victory in the 125-pound match and the heart of the Bulldog order was able to close things out quickly.
Alex Maus won via forfeit followed by a quick fall by Ryan Maus at the :52 second mark in the next match.
Dustin McClinlock won 6-2 at 157 and Colton Schmitz was awarded a forfeit win to make it 27-4 after six matches.
Ryan Ward at 184 and Helmut Rentschler at 197 garnered the last two match wins for the Bulldogs.
Truman will next be in action at home against Missouri Valley College on November 29 in Pershing Arena at 7:30 p.m.
Wt. Match Result Score
125 JJ Dorrell (TSU) DEF. Bryar Ginther (HLG) Fall 1:35 0-6
133 Harry Jacobsen (HLG) DEF. Will Evans (TSU) 10-1 MD 4-6
141 James Maus (TSU) by forfeit 4-12
149 Ryan Muas (TSU) DEF. Tyler Sonnaben (HLG) Fall 0:52 4-18
157 Dustin McClintlock (TSU) DEF. James Townsend (HLG) 6-2 Dec. 4-21
165 Colton Schmitz (TSU) by forfeit 4-27
174 Nathan Downs (HLG) DEF. Chase Wrisinger 4-1 Dec. 7-27
184 Ryan Ward (TSU) DEF. Brady Ruby (HLG) 12-3 MD 7-31
197 Helmut Rentschler (TSU) DEF. Nigel Burnett (HLG) 15-0 TF 7-36
HWT Mike Wright (HLG) DEF. Nate Helmig (TSU) 2-1 Dec. 10-36
Courtesy Truman State University