February 22, 2014

Wisse collects fifth-place finish; DeJong eighth at state tourney


Oskaloosa's Mason Wisse and Skylar DeJong eanred podium finishes as did Dillon Pigsley Saturday at the state wrestling tournament.

Wisse pinned his final opponent, Calvin of Sioux City East is just 37 seconds to finished fifthat 182 pounds  with a 39-4 record.

DeJong was beated by Kyle Briggs of Cedar Rapids Jeffererson 5-3 in he seventh-place match at 120. DeJong ends the season with a 34-11 record.

Pigsley lost the fifth-place match at 170 to Ryan Hageman of South Winneshiek, 4-3, to come in sixth. He ends the year with a 37-9 record.

Here's how The Herald area wrestlers fared Saturday

Class 3A

120 — Kyle Briggs, Cedar Rapids Jeferson, dec. Skylar DeJong, Oskaloosa, 5-3, in seventh-place match. Finished 34-11 and in eighth place.

182 — Sam Cook, Fort Dodge, dec. Mason Wisse, Oskaloosa, 4-0, in consolation semifinal Saturday. Wisse pinned Calvin Buchanan, Sioux City East :37 in fifth-place match. Finished 39-4 and in fifth place.

Class 1A

170 — Gavin Gremmel, Clarinda Academy, maj. dec. Dillon Pigsley, Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont, 14-2 in consolation semifinal; Ryan Hageman, South Winneshiek, dec. Pigsley, 4-3 in fifth-place match. Finished 37-9 and in sixth place.

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