Roland-Story Dual Tournament
STORY CITY – Central Decatur dropped four duals and won one at the Roland-Story Dual Tournament Saturday afternoon.
CD lost on points to Hampton-Dumont-CAL 63-9. The only point scored by the Cardinals were from a Cody Morgan (106) forfeit win and a Tegan Carson (195) 2-0 decision win.
OA-BCIG lost to Central Decatur 48-23 as CD picked up five match wins by pin and three by forfeit.
Will Gillis (120), Devin Adams (126), Zander Reed (160), Dakota Boswell (182) and Carson each had matches end by pin, all coming in the first period.
Roland-Story beat Central Decatur 48-36 with the Cardinals getting one match win where Roland-Story presented a wrestler on the other end. Colton Barnes (145) pinned Caden Sporleder at 3:12 for a win as CD had five other matches end in a forfeit victory, tallying up to 36 points.
Similar to its match against Roland-Story, CD beat Saydel on points 36-20. Four weights presented an opponent with CD losing each one (113, 120, 160 and 220). The Cardinals won on forfeits, which it was on the winning end of six.
Webster City rolled over Central Decatur, winning 60-15.
Boswell, Carson and Adams were the point scorers for CD with Boswell and Carson pinning their opponent at 1:14 and 1:06, respectively. Adams won on points, taking an 8-7 decision from Webster City's Cody Berg.
CD, I-35 at Saydel
SAYDEL – Central Decatur and Interstate-35 wrestled at Saydel Thursday night.
CD took on I-35 with I-35 edging the Cardinals 36-33. The match was partially open with eight weights forfeited, including double forfeits.
I-35's Reuben Smith (120) and Tryston Palmer (126) pinned Gillis and Adams while Boswell pinned I-35's TJ Duff and Carson beat Thompson in an 8-3 decision.
CD loses big twice
RED OAK – Central Decatur faced Red Oak, East Mills and Underwood Jan. 28,
East Mills beat Central Decatur, winning over the Cardinals 40-28.
Gillis and Logan Jones (138) had pins while Adams beat Brodyn Wray by major decision (13-1). CD lost four matches where both sides presented a wrestler and won three matches by forfeit.
CD was rolled over by Red Oak, losing 59-18.
Boswell and Jones were the only winners for CD over Red Oak. Austin Long (220) won by forfeit.
Underwood blew out Central Decatur, winning 58-7 over the Cardinals to close the triangular.
Carson and Jones were the two victors for CD, both winning by decision – a 10-0 major decision and a 12-0 decision, respectively.
I-35 goes 3-0
I-35 took three dual wins in Osceola, winning over Clarinda Academy 58-0, Mount Ayr 42-36 and Clarke Jan. 28.
Four double forfeits and seven forfeits in favor of the Roadrunners helped I-35 gain a major lead. Tryston Palmer (126) and Chase Baker (132) each had tech falls in the dual win, taking down opponents 17-1 and 23-5, respectively.
Against Mount Ayr, I-35 won 42-26.
Palmer, Baker, and Ryan Steinlage each had pins in the win. Nick Hauge (220) and Curtis Jacobe (170) had decision wins, scoring 7-1 and 6-5 decision victories, respectively.
For more on the Roadrunners' 53-30 win against Clarke, see accompanying story on Clarke wrestling.
Rich Gray Invite
TRURO – Interstate 35 fell just short at the team title for the Rich Gray Invite Jan. 25, scoring 185.5 points. Van Meter was the team winner, scoring 187 points.
I-35 put 10 on the podium with Brock Thompson (195) the only first-place finisher.
Thompson pinned his way to a finals match, facing E-B-F's Connor Reed. Thompson won by pin over Reed, his third of the day, at 2:23.
At 113, Ryan Steinlage placed second, falling in the first-place match to Central Spring's Clayton McDonough. Ryan Steinlage fell at 4:51 after back-to-back decision wins.
Snell also fell in the first-place match, losing to Van Meter's Derrin Sesker in a 3-1 decision. Snell had two quick pins before a 3-1 decision in the quarterfinal to bring Snell a chance for the first-place finish.
Vonnahme fell into consolation, losing in the semifinal to Des Moines East's Taylor Schwartzman. Vonnahme's day ended with a win, taking down Teddy Behrends of Central Springs in 4:26 in the third-place consolation match.
I-35 wrestles in Van Meter
VAN METER – On Jan. 23 the Roadrunners took two of three in Van Meter, beating Panorama and Southeast Warren.
The Roadrunners beat Panorama 48-34, getting three match wins by forfeit.
Jacobe, Thompson, Vonnahme, Isaiah Smith (106), Baker and Emry Colby (145) had wins, all by pin. On top of forfeits, had only match victories by pin against Van Meter.
Van Meter edged I-35 for the Roadrunners only loss, 39-36.
Thompson, Vonnahme and Isaiah Smith each had pins, with Smith's bout being the longest at 1:03. Ryan Steinlage and Reuben Smith had decision wins, the former winning 16-5 in major decision and the latter winning 2-0.
Baker won by technical fall, closing out VM's Jackson Boese 24-9.
The final dual of the day was against Southeast Warren, with the Roadrunners winning 59-24.
I-35 had five forfeits and three match pins that came from Isaiah Smith, Jacobe and Thompson.
Nick Steinlage had a technical fall at 2:34, winning 16-0 over Blaine Birmingham.