No. 18 Panthers pin defeat on Galesburg

Bryan Veginski

The Washington wrestling team clubbed Galesburg, 49-21, Friday in the Silver Streaks’ gymnasium.

Derek McIntosh, Brandon Rice and Dan Massengill all supplied pins for the Panthers in the non-conference dual.

Jake Lamb and Dylan Reel both were credited with more than 20 points for the guests in technical falls.

Washington’s Travis Rice was a winner in a 4-1 decision.

Teammates Johnathan Hardey, Earl Born and Mike Grube all won by forfeit.

State rankings: Washington climbed seven spots to No. 18 in the Dec. 16 Illinois Matmen Class 2A team rankings.

Lombard Montini still is at the top of the team list. The entire top 14 was unchanged.

In the individual ratings, Reel remains No. 1 in 160, Brandon Rice is No. 4 in 130 and Mason Wright was elevated two slots to fifth in 152.