VERMILLION — Vermillion and Canton each scored two victories during a Dakota XII Conference wrestling quad on Tuesday in Vermillion.
Vermillion edged Elk Point-Jefferson 42-36 and downed Dakota Valley 60-24. Canton beat Dakota Valley 81-0 and EPJ 78-3.
Against Vermillion, EPJ scored pins from Noah Thooft (145), Noah McDermott (195), Gunner Ewing (126) and Hunter Geary (138), as Vermillion took advantage of eight open weight classes for the Huskies. Rollie French (160) and Jack Kratz (170) won by pin for Vermillion against Dakota Valley, with Jackson Boonstra (145) of Dakota Valley scoring a pin in the only other match in the dual.
Kratz’s victory was the 100th of his career.
EPJ’s Lucas Hueser scored a decision at 152 pounds against Canton, the only loss for the C-Hawks on the night.
The Vermillion Tanagers wrestlers next meet is Dec. 18 at Washington High School in Sioux Falls, for the Warriors Invite.