Marion, AL - The Marion Military Institute wrestling team won seven of ten matches Friday afternoon to claim the 36-17 victory over Auburn University.
In the 125-lb. weight class neither team fielded a wrestler so a double-forfeit was declared with zero points awarded. Brandon Skinner lost to Darion Lutton by technical fall in the 133-lb. class in the first match of the duel. Winners for Marion were: Trenton Lyons (141-lb.), DeAndre Beck (149-lb.), Caleb Ellerbee (157-lb.), Clayton Farrer (165-lb.), Cody Lane (174-lb.), Jacobi Dial (184-lb.), and John Long (HWT). Marcelino Cruz (197-lb.) and Zach Malone (235-lb.) also wrestled for Marion.
Trenton Lyons and Clayton Farrer wrestled in exhibition matches immeditaley following the dual. Lyons (141-lb.) defeated Michael Keating (157-lb.) 15-4 to claim the major decision. Farrer (174-lb.) pinned Auburn's Scott Spence (184-lb.) in the second period.
Marion will travel to Tallahassee, Florida this weekend to compete in the Seminole/Rattler/Eagle Tournament.