DES MOINES —
Oskaloosa and Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont send all but one wrestler to second day of state wrestling tournament.
Oskaloosa will have all four of its wrestlers competing in matches on Friday while the Rockets had five wins in the first round and one other is still alive in the consolation bracket.
Here's how The Herald area wrestlers fared Thursday
106 — Triston Lara, Fort Dodge, dec. Drew Sams, Oskaloosa, 8-5 in first round; Sams dec. Jake Watters, West Des Moines Dowling Catholic, 7-3 in consolation first round. Next: vs. either Adam Brown, Southeast Polk or McGwire Midkiff, Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson, in consolation second round.
120 — Paul Glynn, Bettendorf, dec. Skylar DeJong, Oskaloosa, 8-6 in first round; DeJong pinned Robbie Finch, Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln, 2:44 in consolation first round. Next: vs. either Nolan Hellickson, Southeast Polk, or Trevor Wharton, Indianola, in consolation second round.
182 — Mason Wisse, Oskaloosa, pinned Ross Simms, Ankeny, 2:40 in first round. Next: vs. Izaak Miller, Waverly-Shell Rock in quarterfinal on Friday.
195 — Drea Lamb, Oskaloosa, dec. Dustin Putnam, Council Bluffs St. Albert, 5-1 in first round. Next: vs. Marcus Harrington, Waterloo West, in quarterfinal on Friday.
132 — Tucker Bluml, Riverside, pinned Cody Brown, Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont, 3:57 in first round; Kyle Green, Sibley-Ocheyedan, pinned Brown, 4:55 in consolation first round. Finished 32-10.
138 — Jeren Glosser, Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont, tech. Falled Chris Paulsen, Don Bosco, 4:33 (18-3) in first round. Next: vs. Zach Keppy, Wilton, in quarterfinal on Friday.
145 — Blake Marolf, Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont, pinned Hunter Russel, Bedford/Lenox, 3:22 in first round. Next: vs. Luke Klingensmith, Woodbury Central Moville, in quarterfinal on Friday.
152 — Tucker Black, Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont, maj. dec. Jett Kuhens, Starmont, 12-3 in first round. Next: vs. Gable Verschoor, Woodbury Central Moville, in quarterfinal on Friday.
160 — Tyler Foubert, Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont, pinned Daniel Bishop, Hinton, :13 in first round. Next: Marcus Siegwarth, Central Elkader, in quarterfinal on Friday.
170 — Dillon Pigsley, Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont, dec. Tyler Kutz, South Central Calhoun, 6-1 in first round. Next: vs. Logan Moore, West Monona, in quarterfinal on Friday.
195 — Trey Sander, Exira/Elk Horn-KImballton, dec. Hunter Johnston, Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont, 7-0 in first round; Johnston dec. Matt Naig, Sibley-Ocheyedan,, 3-1 (sudden victory) in consolation first round. Next: vs. either Ty Schneider, Southeast Warren, or Christophe Brincks, South Winneshiek, in consolation second round on Friday.