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No. 16 Luther posted its fifth victory in a row defeating Central 28-9 tonight in Pella. Luther won seven of the 10 matches that included bonus points from Blake Letney (165), Justin Kreiter (174) and No. 3 ranked Jayden DeVilbiss (184).
With Luther holding a slim 9-6 lead at the midway point, Letney got things started with a major decision over Cory MeCleary (12-2). Krieter followed with a fall (2:55) over Sam Apland, that was followed by a DeVilbiss fall (0:58) over Tyler Lowy.
No. 5 ranked Evan Obert (133), Drew Van Anrooy (141), Dakota Gray (149) and Conner Herman (285) all won by decision.
The win gives Luther an Iowa Conference record of 5-1, 11-6 overall. Central falls to 2-4 in league action, 7-4 overall.
Luther returns to action this Saturday, Feb. 7 when it will participate in the UW-Eau Claire Blugold Open. Start time is scheduled for 9:00 a.m.
Questions? Contact David Blanchard, post_to_results, 563-387-1586