The Panthers split a pair of varsity wrestling matches at a dual meet in Greenfield Jan. 28.

Knoxville knocked off the host school, Nodaway Valley 38-27 but fell short against AHSTW (Avoca) 48-30.

Against the NV Wolverines the Panthers had three forfeits issued to them, won two matches with pins and added two major decisions.

Koby Gordon and JJ Beaver picked up the KHS falls.

Gabe Gordon posted a 13-0 major decision at 126 and Jax Bellon won big 12-4 at 152 pounds.

Gavin Montalvo, Wyatt Darnell and Jared Landsperger all won with forfeits.

Knoxville freshman Luke Spaur dropped a narrow 9-7 verdict in overtime at 120.

In the AHSTW loss the Panthers had four pins and one forfeit.

Alejo accepted the forfeit with pins by Nash Linsley, Wyatt Darnell, Gabe Gordon and Koby Gordon.

Perry Bell can be reached at or by calling the newsroom at 641-842-2155.

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