PIERRE -- The Mitchell High School wrestling team split a pair of matches at the East-West Duals on Friday. The Kernels defeated Spearfish (45-27) and lost to Rapid City Central (45-20).
Against the Spartans, Kaileb Hubbard (113 pounds), Brock Sparks (120), Tucker Vilhauer (145) and Tyson Degen (160) won contested matches. Sparks, Vilhauer and Degen won their matches via pin. Ryan McGinnis (152), Conner Thelen (170), Kendall Fick (Mitchell) and Carson Podhradsky (285) won by forfeit.
Against Rapid City Central, Spencer Eldeen (106), Bryce Palmer (132), Kendall Fick (195) and Wyatt Winter (220) picked up wins. Eldeen won his match via major decision, while Fick and Winter won via pins. Blake Fredericks (182) won his match via forfeit.
The Kernels will compete in the Chamberlain Invitational today.