The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

December 7, 2013

Prep wrestling: Steamers earn split


Herald Staff Report

FULTON, Ill. — Fulton got pins from Cole Grant, Adam Hodge, Mike Pidde, Zack Jenkins and Steven Balk on Friday, and a 12-11 decision by Sam Grant also was as a key as the Steamers edged Rock Falls 36-35 in a wrestling dual meet.

The Steamers also came close against Orion, falling 39-34 in the other half of their double dual. Pidde had a pin in that dual, as well.

Bellevue drops 2

BELLEVUE — Colin Stillmunkes opened the night with a pin for Bellevue, but teammate Ben Cobb was the only other Comet who won a contested match as West Liberty and Durant-Bennett beat Bellevue 58-9 and 51-12, respectively, Thursday in River Valley Conference wrestling.

Stillmunkes kicked off the match against West Liberty with a pin in 2:45 at 220 pounds, and Cobb wrapped up the meet with a 4-2 win at 195. Jesse Connolly (285) and Kole Wagner (132) picked up forfeit wins for the Comets against Durant-Bennett.

ORION 39, FULTON 34

106 — Evan Jacobsen (O) pinned Alex Rowland :18; 113 — Taylor Worrell (O) pinned Brandon Kaecker 1:23; 120 — Jake Hoffman (F) pinned Wegerer :44; 126 — Jacob Schmidt (F) wbf; 132 — Cole Grant (F) wbf; 138 — Aaron Field (F) m. dec. Muniski 12-2; 145 — Devolder (O) pinned Adam Hodge 1:06; 152 — Sam Lovig (O) dec. Tristan Smith 11-8; 160 — Sinde (O) dec. Sam Grant 10-5; 170 — Mike Pidde (F) pinned Ferry 3:11; 182 — Lorte (O) pinned Keegan Rockwell 1:10; 195 — Bridge (O) dec. Zack Jenkins 4-2; 220 — Guinn (O) wbf; 285 — Steven Balk (F) wbf.

FULTON 36, ROCK FALLS 35

106 — Davis (RF) dec. Kaecker 13-8; 113 — Willet (RF) wbf; 120 — Knox (RF) pinned Hoffman 5:11; 126 — Johnson (RF) m. dec. Schmidt 19-6; 132 — C. Grant (F) pinned Smith 5:34; 138 — Elder (RF) m. dec. Field 9-1; 145 — Hodge (F) pinned Bender 1:32; 152 — T. Smith (F) dec. Ager 12-6; 160 — S. Grant (F) dec. Rodriguez 12-11; 170 — Pidde (F) pinned Loyola 1:47; 182 — Newburgh (RF) pinned Rockwell :49; 195 — Jenkins (F) pinned Sunhuff; 220 — Satthoff (RF) wbf; 285 — Balk (F) pinned Aguilar :50.

WEST LIBERTY 58, BELLEVUE 9

220 — Colin Stillmunkes (B) pinned Mason Tvrs 2:45; 285 — Dylan Vandusen (WL) pinned Jesse Connolly 1:00; 106 — Noah Bierman (WL) wbf; 113 — Noah Barten (WL) wbf; 120 — double forfeit; 126 — Elliot Henderson (WL) wbf; 132 — Kohl Wheeler (WL) pinned Kole Wagner :49; 138 — Jakob Barten (WL) dec. Aaron Beckley 3-2; 145 — Joe Baker (WL) wbf; 152 — Garrett Kline (WL) wbf; 160 — Josh Walshire (WL) wbf; 170 — Trevor Schnieder (WL) m. dec. Mason Lyons 13-4; 182 — Robert Torres (WL) dec. Ty Oster 14-8; 195 — Ben Cobb (B) dec. Sam Weaver 4-2.

DURANT-BENNETT 51, BELLEVUE 12

285 — Connolly (B) wbf; 106 — double forfeit; 113  double forfeit; 120 — Noah Cawiezell (DB) wbf; 126 — double forfeit; 132 — Wagner (B) wbf; 138 — Tanner Kleppe (DB) dec. Beckley 8-1; 145 — Chantz Brooks (DB) wbf; 152 — Henry Hansen (DB) wbf; 160 — Canyon Heinrich (DB) wbf; 170 — Kyle Lafrenze (DB) pinned Lyons 1:26; 182 — Alik Lorenz (DB) pinned Oster :26; 195 — Brandon Dykes (DB) pinned Cobb :34; 220 — Alex Olsen (DB) pinned Stillmunkes 1:27.