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WGEM Sports At Six: Monday (January 11) Palmyra Panthers Wrestling Ready To Welcome Previously Injured Team Members Back To The Mats Tonight And Joshua Talton Offers A Few Thoughts On The Monroe City Basketball Team After Tourney Win At Clopton Over The Weekend

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It's a big night for the Palmyra Panthers wrestling team. PHS is set to host Hannibal on the mats this evening in the Flower City, and the "Orange and Black" will also welcome standout Ross Arch back to action for the first time this season. Arch had been nursing injuries sustained from this past football season for weeks, but tonight's the former state champ will be back in the spotlight. WGEM's Garrett Tiehes has more insight and details as he goes "1-On-1" with Panthers head wrestling coach Josh Buatte.

The (9-1) Monroe City Panthers basketball team had a chance to showcase their talents on the hardwood in a big way during the week long 25th Annual Clopton Invitational Tournament. This past weekend during the tourney's title game, MCHS faced Winfield at Clopton High on Saturday. After four quarters, the "Black and Gold" rolled to an impressive 59-47 win. The win represented the 4th year in a row the Panthers have captured the tourney crown at CHS. MC guard Joshua Talton pumped in 25 points during the victory and was later named Tourney MVP. Teammate Logan Buhlig was also named to the Clopton All-Tourney Team. Talton took timeout after the 12-point win to discuss what he feels prep basketball fans throughout the "Show Me State" may have learned about this years squad at Monroe City after their performance against the Class 4 Warriors.

Tony Cornish Jr.

Tony is the Sports Director for WGEM News.

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