The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

High School Sports

January 31, 2014

River Kings dominate double wrestling dual


CLINTON — "The frontrunners are Assumption and Bettendorf, but with our individuals it will be interesting to see where we end up," Lueders said. "It probably will be the best MAC we've seen in a long time."

The Caldwells are evidence of that. Although each is ranked in the state — Alex fifth at 145, Dustin seventh at 152 — neither will likely be seeded higher than third.

"It will be a battle," Dustin Caldwell said. "This will be a good measure for us. I look forward to it."

Alex Caldwell added. "We're underdogs. We have nothing to lose. We're going (there) to prove people wrong."


138 — Curtis Ilg (C) wbf; 145 — Alex Caldwell (C) pinned Selbie McNair 1:12; 152 — Dustin Caldwell (C) pinned Charles Cook 1:18; 160 — Brendan Stoller (C) wbf; 170 — Dillion Chase (C) wbf; 182 — Darean Witt (C) wbf; 195 — Justin Guilliams (C) dec. Jordan Trowers 11-5; 220 — Ryan Gomez (DN) dec. Evan Gerdes 3-2; 285 — Devon Ramirez (DN) dec. Tyler Clark 3-1; 106 — Sam Cruthis (C) pinned Dalton Kelley 1:33; 113 — Craig Harlock (C) pinned Brendon Mash 1:19; 120 — Damon Dann (C) dec. Dylan Swinney 13-9; 126 — Hunter Genco (C) wbf; 132 — Riley Chapman (C) pinned Nathan Armstrong 2:25.


145 — A. Caldwell (C) dec. Jacob Houghton 10-5; 152 — D. Caldwell (C) pinned Chance Skiles 2:55; 160 — Stoller (C) pinned Mike Harrington 5:19; 170 — Chase (C) m. dec. Jacob Behrendt 10-2; 182 — Witt (C) dec. Sam Serrano 9-5; 195 — Guilliams (C) wbf; 220 — Gerdes (C) wbf; 285 — Clark (C) wbf; 106 — Cruthis (C) wbf; 113 — Jacob Lamentia (DC) pinned Harlock 2:52; 120 — Josue Dansou (DC) dec. Dann 9-4; 126 — Genco (C) wbf; 132 — Chapman (C) wbf; 138 — Ilg (C) pinned Berny Ruiz 2:46.


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