PB wrestler Bell goes 8-0 at Duals

FAIRMONT?- The Philip Barbour wrestling team finished with a 2-6 record at the East Fairmont Duals held Friday and Saturday.

Independence won the 20-team event, followed by North Marion and East Fairmont.

The Colts earned wins over Bridgeport (31-30) and Clay-Battelle (42-24). Losses were to Clay County (36-21), Robert C. Byrd (32-27), Berkeley Springs (51-3), Calhoun County (59-18), Fairmont Senior (51-30) and Grafton (30-27).

James Bell went 8-0 in the 160-pound class to lead Philip Barbour, while Travis Pomp (220) went 7-1,?David Murphy (113) and Ian Nuzum (120) 6-2, Jacob Tacy and Matt Shelton (126) 5-3, Andrew Daugherty (195) 2-6 and Jordan Haller (152) 1-7.

Philip Barbour will return to action at 6 p.m. Jan. 8 at Petersburg.