SOLON — 13 teams were in the field for this year’s Ed Hadenfeldt Wrestling Invitational in Solon. Pella would place fourth among those teams with 160.5 and several wrestlers gaining podium finishes.
Although they didn’t have any champions, the Dutch had three wrestlers in title matches. All three of them would lose to wrestlers ranked in the top four at their respective weights.
Ryan Hancock (126) would be pinned by No. 4 (1A) Cade Siebrecht of Lisbon after picking up a fall in the quarters and a 9-1 major in the semifinals.
Ryan Van Donselaar (160) would also be pinned in the second period by No. 1 (2A) Hayden Taylor of Solon after an 8-1 win in the quarters and an injury win in the semifinals.
Kody Huisman (285) suffered a first-period fall to No. 4 (1A) Brant Baltes of Lisbon after getting falls of his own in the quarterfinals and semifinals.
Logan Schroeder bounced back from a semifinal loss to take third for the Dutch at 120 pounds.
Damion Clark (fifth, 113), T.R. Putz (fifth, 132), Peyton Ritzert (fifth, 138), Jackson Van Kley (sixth, 145), Ethan Milligan (sixth, 170), Nathan Born (seventh, 152), Christian Lubben (seventh, 195), Andrew Vanderhoff (eighth, 106), Gavin Norton (eighth, 160), Noah Parsons (eighth, 182) and Daniel Loftis (eighth, 220) all placed for Pella.
Quinn Rhamy (145) and Ty Halverson (145) also wrestled for the Dutch but did not place.
Pella host Dallas Center-Grimes for a Little Hawkeye Conference dual on Thursday at 6:30 p.m.
1. Lisbon (288.5), 2. North Scott (243), 3. Prairie, Cedar Rapids (177.5), 4. Pella (160.5), 5. West Liberty (156.5), 6. Solon (137), 7. Vinton-Shellsburg (95), 8. North Scott JV (80.5), 9. Iowa Valley (73), 10. Center Point-Urbana (62), 11. West Branch (29), 12. Solon JV (24.5), 13. North Cedar (14)