West Branch Sends Three Wrestlers to Friday, Regina Takes Two Into Day Three of Class 1A State Meet
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DES MOINES – West Branch kept three wrestlers alive into Friday and Regina sent two wrestlers into the third day of the Class 1A state wrestling meet on Thursday at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines.
Regina junior Ian Udell and West Branch freshman Cooper Gates each dropped into the consolation bracket after losing quarterfinal matches on Thursday.
Third-ranked Kolby Scott of MVAO won an 8-1 decision over Udell (33-12) in a 182-pound quarterfinal.
Udell will face Logan Montgomery (38-8) of Southeast Warren in a fourth-round consolation match on Friday morning at 9 a.m.
Second-ranked Alburnett senior Carson Klostermann won a 15-0 tech fall over Gates in a 152-pound semifinal.
Gates (35-5) will face Mediapolis freshman Kyler Crow (34-6) in a consolation match on Friday morning.
Regina and West Branch each had wrestlers remain alive with consecutive consolation wins on Thursday.
West Branch juniors Logan Wright and Cale Seydel each won a pair of consolation matches to move a win away from securing a state medal.
Last year’s eighth-place finisher at 220 pounds, Wright pinned Clayton Schroeder of Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire in 5:20 and won a 4-2 decision over sixth-ranked Indy Ferguson of Lisbon in a tiebreaker in the 220-pound consolation bracket.
Seydel (27-15) stayed alive at 145 pounds with a pin of Logan-Magnolia’s Harley Christensen and a 12-10 sudden victory win over Ryder Koele of Woodbury Central.
Regina junior Will Aitchson (35-17) won a 10-2 major decision over Treycen Rollene of Northwood-Kensett and added a 6-3 decision over fourth-ranked Ryan Stortenbecker of East Mills to stay live at 145 pounds.
Class 1A State Meet
At Wells Fargo Arena Des Moines
Team scores (Top 20 area teams) – 1. Don Bosco 87; 2. Nashua-Plainfield 74; 3. Wilton 68; 4. Alburnett 62; 5. Lisbon 56.5; 6. West Hancock 44.5; 7. Emmetsburg 42; 7. Wapsie Valley 42; 9. Underwood 41.5; 10. Waterloo Columbus 41; 11. Logan-Magnolia 39; 12. Interstate 35; 13. Belle Plaine 35; 14. Westwood 30; 15. Akron-Westfield 29.5; 16. Earlham 28.5; 17. MFL Mar-Mac 27; 17. New London 27; 19. Jesup 26; 20. West Branch 25; 62. Regina 8
Quarterfinals (Area athletes)
152 – Carson Klostermann (Alburnett) tech. fall Cooper Gates (West Branch) 15-0
182 – Kolby Scott (MVAO) dec. Ian Udell (Regina) 8-1
Second Round Consolation
113 – Timmy Hosier (West Branch) pinned Max Pollock (Wayne) 4:41
120 – Lincoln Edwards (West Branch) dec. Ronnie Orres (Fort Dodge St. Edmond) 4-2
126 – Brayden Scheffers (Southeast Warren) dec. Cash Hatfield (Regina) 7-4
132 – Sam Myer (Fort Dodge St. Edmond) dec. Logan Christoffel (West Branch) 14-12
145 – Cale Seydel (West Branch) pinned Harley Christensen (Logan-Magnolia) 4:59
145 – Will Aitchison (Regina) major dec. Treycen Rollene (Northwood-Kensett) 10-2
195 – Jake Cox (Lenox) pinned Chris Waikel (Regina) 1:01
220 – Logan Wright (West Branch) pinned Clayton Schroeder (Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire) 5:20
Third Round Consolation
113 – Ayden Bergman (Jesup) tech fall Timmy Hosier (West Branch) 16-0
120 – Kellen Oliver (Riverside) dec. Lincoln Edwards (West Branch) 5-4
145 – Cale Seydel (West Branch) dec. Ryder Koele (Woodbury Central) 12-10 SV-1
145 – Will Aitchison (Regina) dec. Ryan Stortenbecker (East Mills) 6-3
220 – Logan Wright (West Branch) Indy Ferguson (Lisbon) 4-2 TB-1
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