HS Wrestling: 50 Area Wrestlers Qualify For Districts, Four Teams For Regional Duals

There were 50 area wrestlers in class 1A and 2A that finished in the top two of their sectional tournaments on Saturday and qualified for district tournaments next Saturday. Four area teams also finished in the top two of sectionals and will wrestle for a chance to qualify for the state duals in Tuesday night’s regional duals.

In Manchester: West Delaware scored 305 points at the sectional at West Delaware high school as the Hawks qualified all 14 wrestlers to the district meet next Saturday at Center Point Urbana. The Hawks will welcome in Anamosa, Solon, and Camanche to Manchester Tuesday night for a class 2A regional dual as they will take on the Blue Raiders in the opening round with the winner to face either Solon or Camanche in the final. The 14 Hawk district qualifiers are Carson Less, Luke Farmer, Blake Engel, Evan Woods, Stavely Maury, Logan Peyton, Jadyn Peyton, Kyle Cole, Cael Meyer, Jared Voss, Jack Neuhaus, Wyatt Voelker, Christian Nunley, and Carson Petlon. The 2nd place Blue Raiders of Anamosa at the sectional in Manchester had three district qualifiers and scored 160 points as their qualifiers were Mitchell Engelbart, Alex Casey, and Nathan Keating. Monticello finished in finished in 3rd place and had four district qualifiers in Kale Hansen, Owen Ray, Ethan Tallman, and Kain Luensman. For complete results click HERE.

In Independence: Independence finished as a runner up in the sectional they hosted as they will host a regional dual on Tuesday where they will take on Mount Vernon in the opening round as the winner of that dual will face either Charles City or Gilbert in the final. The Mustangs qualified eight wrestlers to the district meet as they finished behind Iowa Falls by just seven points in the team race. The eight Mustang qualifiers were Kale Wieland, Carter Straw, Isaiah Weber, Matthew Doyle, Cole Davis, Marcus Beatty, Christian Kremer, and Korver Hupke. The Mustangs will wrestle their district meet in New Hampton next Saturday. For complete results click HERE.

In Wintrhop: In a loaded class 1A sectional Beckman finished 2nd behind Don Bosco in the East Buchanan sectional, qualifying the Blazers for Tuesday’s regional dual. The Blazers will head to Denver to take on Denver in the first round as the winner will face either New London or Colfax-Mingo. Beckman had five individual qualifiers in Nick Schmidt, Levi Feldman, Mason Recker, Evan Wulfekuhle, and Bennett English. North Linn also qualified five wrestlers to the district meet as they finished in 4th place in the tournament as Cael Bridgewater, Cade Cook, Blaine Baumgartner, Heath Moyer, and Nathan Rechkemmer all qualified for the Lynx. East Buchanan had two district qualifiers as Tate Fults and Luke Recker both qualified as runner-ups for the Buccaneers. The qualifiers from the East Buchanan sectional will meet up with the MFL MarMac sectional with the district meet being held at Starmont. For complete results click HERE.

In Monona: Ed-Co qualified four wrestlers to the district meet at Starmont as Dawson Bergan, Alex Jones, Bo Struble, and Max Bahls will wrestle for a chance to advance to the state meet. Starmont had three qualifiers as Lane German, Skyler Jaster, and Louis Hamlett all qualified for the Stars. For complete results click HERE.

In Lisbon: Cascade had two wrestlers advance out of the Lisbon sectional to wrestle at the district meet in Wilton next Saturday. Aidan Noonan and Carson Staner were the Cougars two district qualifiers. For complete results click HERE. 

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