Blake Westercamp

Oskaloosa's Blake Westercamp goes for a pin in a match last year


Oskaloosa wrestles in Winterset

WINTERSET — The Oskaloosa wrestling team was in action in a tough triangular in Winterset on Thursday as they would drop both of their duals to Norwalk and Winterset.

The Indians started the night against their Little Hawkeye Conference foes of Norwalk and would fall 57-18. Ty Lorentzen (113) and Lucas Phillips (160) both picked up falls while Garrett Roethler (138) won a 4-2 decision and Will Campbell (182) won a 7-2 decision.

Oskaloosa would then battle Wintereset but would fall 61-18 with their 18 points coming from Winterset forfeits.

Oskaloosa will head to Ankeny Centennial for a dual tournament on Saturday.

Norwalk 57, Oskaloosa 18

195: Grant Kimball (NORW) over Bobby Opheim (OSKA) (Fall 5:54) 220: Zakk Miller (NORW) over Dawson Braden (OSKA) (Dec 3-0) 285: Maddux Borcherding-Johnson (NORW) over Jeremiah Weber (OSKA) (Fall 0:12) 106: Tyler Harper (NORW) over Alex Russell (OSKA) (Fall 1:33) 113: Ty Lorentzen (OSKA) over Aiden Moret (NORW) (Fall 5:27) 120: Jacob McKenzie (NORW) over Elliot Adam (OSKA) (Fall 1:32) 126: Trenton Harper (NORW) over Reid Luck (OSKA) (Fall 1:48) 132: Donovan Card (NORW) over (OSKA) (For.) 138: Garrett Roethler (OSKA) over Austin Kelso (NORW) (Dec 4-2) 145: Nathaniel Adams (NORW) over Phillip Abrahamson (OSKA) (Fall 5:45) 152: Josh Brown (NORW) over Aden Scott (OSKA) (Fall 3:04) 160: Lucas Phillips (OSKA) over Dominic Tigner (NORW) (Fall 2:16) 170: Caden Nunez (NORW) over Blake Westercamp (OSKA) (Fall 1:03) 182: Will Campbell (OSKA) over Caden Mendoza (NORW) (Dec 7-2)

Winterset 61, Oskaloosa 18

220: Jaydn Cooper (WINT) over Dawson Braden (OSKA) (Fall 1:04) 285: Dugan Tolley (WINT) over Jeremiah Weber (OSKA) (Fall 0:23) 106: Alex Russell (OSKA) over (WINT) (For.) 113: Ty Lorentzen (OSKA) over (WINT) (For.) 120: Travis Allen (WINT) over Elliot Adam (OSKA) (Fall 0:37) 126: Abe Bushong (WINT) over Reid Luck (OSKA) (Fall 0:27) 132: Kahne Kibruz (WINT) over (OSKA) (For.) 138: Zeke Hoven (WINT) over Garrett Roethler (OSKA) (Fall 2:59) 145: Keegan Jensen (WINT) over Phillip Abrahamson (OSKA) (Dec 11-5) 152: Aden Scott (OSKA) over (WINT) (For.) 160: Eduardo Garcia (WINT) over Lucas Phillips (OSKA) (Fall 4:00) 170: Kael Forsyth (WINT) over Blake Westercamp (OSKA) (MD 8-0) 182: Reilly Hoven (WINT) over Will Campbell (OSKA) (Fall 1:35) 195: Carter Smuck (WINT) over Bobby Opheim (OSKA) (Fall 1:08)

Knoxville hosts SCC Tournament

KNOXVILLE — Knoxville played host to the South Central Conference Tournament on Thursday with the Panthers grabbing second as a team with two individual champions.

Luke Spaur (132) and Gavin Montalvo (170) would both grab individual titles for Knoxville.

Spaur picked up a pin in his first matchup and followed that up with a 9-3 decision in the semifinals to put him in the finals. There he would pin Albia’s Bode Thompson in the third period to secure the title and improve to 8-0 on the season.

Montalvo nabbed a pair of falls in his first two matches of the night before an injury forfeit sent him to the finals. He would quickly dispatch Albia’s Devin Kimball in the finals to win the 170 pound title.

Marco Alejo (113), Triston Sinnard (126) and Kale Kincaid (152) all showed well to finish second place at their respective weights. Steven Thome (120) and Trenton Kingrey (195) both took third, Dane Gullion (106), Chaz Graves (145), Mason McKay (160) and Wayne Johnston (182) all finished fourth and Sean Collins (138) and Steven Metcalf (220) would take fifth.

Knoxville will also host their home invitational on Saturday at 10 a.m.

Team standings

1. Albia (250.5), 2. Knoxville (191), 3. EBF (154.5), 4. Centerville (138), 5. Davis County (114.5), 6. Clarke (108.5), 7. Chariton (85.5)


Oskaloosa battles at Ottumwa

OTTUMWA — The Osky boys and girls definitely bowled better and improved their bowling scores against a tough Ottumwa squad.

The girls were a lot more consistent and they bowled better in the baker games as well. Abby Drost had team-high series and game with a 179 game and 308 two-game series.

The Osky boys bowled 400 pins better than they did at the Newton tournament. Trey VanWyk led the way with a team-high game (238) and two-game series of 454. Zack Fee (424) and Jarrett Czerwinski (418) also bowled solid two-game series as well.

"This was definitely a step in the right direction for the boys and girls teams," Oskaloosa head coach Tony Witt said. "We still have a lot of room for improvement."

Oskaloosa will battle Pella Christian on Saturday at 1 p.m.

Pella sweeps Centerville

PELLA — The Pella bowlers picked up a boy-girl sweep over Centerville on Thursday. The Dutch boys won 2394-2114 while the girls took their dual 1783-1621.

Travis Ware (343), Ike Held (309) and Logan Solomon (307) led the two-game scores for the Pella boys while Emily Vander Molen (252) and Anna DeNooy (251) paced the girls.

Pella travels to Des Moines to take on Norwalk on Saturday.

Colin Peters can be reached at 641-672-2581, by email at or on Twitter @ColinPetersOH.

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