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Mecagni qualifies for sectional

Putnam County-Hall's Joseph Mecagni pins his Richwood opponent Mick Peterson during their 195 pound bout at the Rock Falls 2A Regional Meet on Saturday morning.
Putnam County-Hall's Joseph Mecagni pins his Richwood opponent Mick Peterson during their 195 pound bout at the Rock Falls 2A Regional Meet on Saturday morning.

ROCK FALLS — Putnam County/Hall wrestler Joseph Mecagni of Granville, a junior at Putnam County High School, qualified for the Sycamore 2A Sectional this coming Saturday by placing third at the Rock Falls Regional at 195 pounds.

He improved his record to 29-8 on Feb. 3 at the regionals when he lost 6-2 to Hunter Holdcraft; pinned Peoria Richwoods' Peterson at 3:17, defeated Rock Falls' Mulvaney, 7-2 and pinned Geneseo's McKelvain at 1:49.

Eric Cissell, a senior at Hall High School, placed fourth at 220 pounds. He is an alternate for sectional if any of the top three wrestlers are injured and can't compete at the Sycamore Sectional.

Cissell pinned Sterling's Cade Lyon at 3:5; lost to Messer, 5-2; pinned Galesburg's Hornbeak at 2:57 and lost to Geneseo's Stohl, 5-4. His record is 22-8.

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