McDonald County, Mo., broke out to a 27-0 lead and never looked back during a 54-12 victory over Miami in an interstate wrestling match Thursday night at the MHS gym.

“We’ve just got a lot of work to do,” Miami coach Josh Bolinger said. “McDonald County really has a good team.”

The Wardogs only points came when 140-pounder Blaine Fields pinned Daniel Adams at the 36-second mark of the first period and on a forfeit win by Tyler Johnson at 189.

McDonald County picked up forfeit wins at 103, 112 and 145 and pins at 130, 152 and 160.

Nate Huerta pinned Caleb Potter at 1:59 of the first period at 130.

Kyle LeGrand and Daniel Sumler got back-to-back pins for the Mustangs against Eli Marquez (4:43 of the third) and Jay Mann (3:04 of the second), respectively.

The Dogs dropped a tough 9-7 decision at 119 pounds, where McDonald County’s Taylor Milton used a third-period reversal to get the winning points against Nick Mabury.

Blaine Lyons suffered 9-3 loss to Cody Hansen at 135.

At 171, Drew Wasson coasted to a 12-2 major decision over Grant Bigby.

McDonald County 215-pounder Matt Horton rolled to a 23-8 technical fall against Brandon Alley.

The Wardogs are at home for their final two dates of the 2008 portion of the schedule.

They entertain Coweta Tuesday night in a match that was postponed from Dec. 4, then host the IBC Mudville Duals Dec. 19-20.