Hageman leads Bobcats at Saydel
SAYDEL — Reese Hageman remained perfect on the year with a 4-0 day at the Saydel Tournament, and the Marshalltown wrestling team took 10th with 84 points on Saturday.
Hageman was the sole first-place champion, with his title coming at 152 pounds. With a fall against Iowa Falls-Alden’s Kyler Hadwiger in 1 minute, 25 seconds, Hageman moved on to take down Austin Good (Collins-Maxwell-Baxter) in the quarterfinal by fall.
The MHS senior then earned a 10-4 decision against Des Moines Lincoln’s Isaac Scott before winning the first-place match against Boone’s Jimmy Boustead, a fall in 3:12.
Brian Trowbridge earned third place at 160, grabbing a 6-1 decision against Bondurant-Farrar’s Jakob Oleson.
At 195, Jordan Fox also nabbed third-place honors. Fox won by fall in 4:28 against Saydel’s Peyton Swafford.
Ankeny won the meet with 185.5 points, while Lincoln was second with 185 points, and Des Moines East was third with 139.5.
Storm secure second at Central Springs tourney
MANLY — The South Hardin-BCLUW wrestling team grabbed two first-place finishes, eight second places and on third place on its way to a second-place team finish (291 points) at the Central Springs Round Robin Tournament on Saturday. Central Springs won with 321 points.
Ian Showers (14-1 this year) took first place at 113. With three byes through the first three rounds, Showers won by fall against Newman Catholic’s Cade Hansen in 2 minutes, 19 seconds. In the final round, Showers grabbed a pin victory in 3:10 against Central Springs’ Caileb Pate.
Class 2A No. 10 Ryland DuChane ran the table at 160 pounds. After two byes, DuChane pinned all three of his opponents on his way to a first-place finish. The Storm senior pinned Avery Garner (Central Springs) in 11 seconds, Kameron Black (Newman Catholic) in 1:28 and Seth Fox (Riceville) in 1:48. The loss for Black was his first of the year (4-1).
Taylor Kolthoff (106), Hunter Allen (120), Coby Willett (126), Josiah Dorow (132), Owen Fuller (182), Dylan Wenke (195) Caleb Engle (220) and Ryne Fuller (285) all earned second-place finishes. Logan Gunderson (152) was third place in his weight class.
Meling leads Mustangs at Grinnell Duals
GRINNELL — Nick Meling was a perfect 4-0 while Carson Burchland lost his first match of the season, going 3-1 as the East Marshall/GMG wrestling team went 0-4 in the Grinnell Duals on Saturday.
Class 2A No. 9 Meling started off at the 126 weight class, grabbing a 5-1 decision against Wilton’s Cory Anderson. Meling then went up to 132 and pinned Mount Pleasant’s Avante Henley in 5 minutes, 51 seconds. Meling was back down to 126 for his pin of ADM’s John Thome (1:25).
The East Marshall senior capped off his day with a pin of Grinnell’s Ethan Kirby (3:52).
Burchland won his first three matches, starting with a tech fall (17-2) of Wilton’s Hunter Stoll at 113. Burchland followed that pin up with a 4-1 decision of Brayden Ackles (Mount Pleasant), and grabbing a 16-1 tech fall against ADM’s Bryce Holm.
But finally, Dalton Gosselink got the best of Burchland, a 6-5 decision in the final match of the day.
The Mustangs (1-7) fell 61-14 to Wilton, 39-36 to Mount Pleasant, 54-24 to ADM and 60-16 to Grinnell.
Cougars send two to A-P’s Keith Vry Invitational
PARKERSBURG — Two AGWSR wrestlers headed to the A-P Keith Vry Invitational, taking away 16 points for a 12th-place finish.
Class 1A No. 2 Caleb Meinders made his way to the first-place match, falling to Class 2A No. 4 Blade Durbala (Benton Community) by a slim 3-2 decision at 220 on Saturday. Meinders received a bye in the quarterfinals before besting Ethan Huntington (Dike-New Hartford) in a 4-1 decision in the semifinals.
At 160, Dayton Haley received two byes, but fell to Don Bosco’s Bryce Schares (fall in 1 minute, 48 seconds) and then in the consolation semifinals to Highland Riverside’s Dan Burton (fall in 34 seconds).
Pfantz paces Trojans at Mount Vernon Invitational
MOUNT VERNON — Hunter Pfantz grabbed 22 of West Marshall’s 47 points, aiding the Trojans in a 14th-place finish at the Mount Vernon Invitational on Saturday.
Pfantz earned a bye through the first round at 120, before pinning Mitchell Moore of Wapello in 1 minute, 14 seconds. Pfantz posted a narrow 6-5 decision in the semifinals with a win against Grant Hoeger (Beckman Catholic), before losing by decision, 8-7, against Gannon Cook of East Buchanan.
Both Jake Vawter and Mason Rudkin each earned seven points apiece with their sixth-place finishes.
Trio of STC Trojans go 4-0 in own duals tournament
TAMA — Colton Vest, Isaac Judge and Tanner Probasco went 4-0 in their respective classes as the South Tama County wrestling team went 2-2 at their home invitational Saturday.
The Trojans took down Nevada (56-18) and Vinton-Shellsburg (51-18), but lost to Solon (43-21) and Omaha Burke (36-28).
Probasco was the only Trojans to have a perfect day with four complete matches. He started off his afternoon by pinning Nevada’s Wayne Beard in 1:24, the final bout of the Nevada dual, moving on to pin Solon’s Andy Brokaw (1:41). He then pinned Omaha Burke’s Nathan Ramirez in 1:05 and finished the day with a pin of Brock Radeke (vinton-Shellsburg), an 8-2 decision.
Vest grabbed two pins, an 8-2 decision and forfeit win at the 145 level. Vest pinned Nevada’s Luke Ferguson in 3 minutes, 12 seconds, pinned Solon’s Jax Flynn in 1:33 and beat Vinton-Shellsburg’s Scott Betterton 8-2.
Judge started the day with a forfeit win before winning a 3-0 decision against Solon’s Graeson Dall. Judge then won 6-1 against Omaha Burke’s James Burks and finished the day with a pin of Vinton-Shellsburg’s Dylan Wagner.
Besides three forfeits in each dual, the Trojans were perfect against Nevada and Vinton-Shellsburg.