DES MOINES — The highest finish possible for area wrestlers at the Iowa High School State Wrestling Tournament is third place. Brock Dietz of Nashua-Plainfield will wrestle for that on Saturday in the 106 pound bracket of Class 1A.
In the opening round, Dietz defeated Jose Flores of Sibley by a 7-5 decision and then in the second Cael Cassady of MSM by fall at 3:56. Jaymus Earl Wilson of Alburnett defeated him in the semifinals by a 6-0 decision.
Two Charles City Comets are wrestling for 7th place in rematches against their opening round opponents.
In the Class 2A 152-pound bracket, Dylan Koresh of Charles City won his first match over Justin McCunn of Red Oak by a 6-4 decision. A second-round loss by major decision 11-3 to Isaac Judge of LeGrande sent him to the consolation bracket were he won by an 8-3 decision over Luke Rohmiller of Webster City. Skyler Noftsger of Cambridge then defeated Koresh by a 9-1 major decision, which has Koresh now facing Justin McCunn in a rematch for 7th place.
In the Class 2A 160-pound weight Class, Jack Sindlinger lost his first round match to Jack Neuhaus of West Des Moines by fall at 5:30. He won his next two matches in the consolation round with pins of Zane Williams of Webster City (2:45) and Tucker Moore of WBND (1:50). However, Lincoln Coakley pinned Sindlinger at 5:12 to put the Comet sophomore into the match for 7th place against Neuhaus.
TEAM DUAL RESULTS
1A Results1st Place – Don Bosco 2nd Place – Denver 3rd Place – Lake Mills 4th Place – Lisbon 5th Place – Interstate 35 6th Place – West Sioux 7th Place – Woodbury Central 8th Place – Missouri Valley1st Place MatchDon Bosco defeated Denver 38-27.3rd Place MatchLake Mills defeated Lisbon 46-29.5th Place MatchInterstate 35 defeated West Sioux 53-15.7th Place MatchWoodbury Central defeated Missouri Valley 45-24.2A Results1st Place – NHTV 2nd Place – Clarion-Goldfield-Dows 3rd Place – West Delaware 4th Place – Williamsburg 5th Place – Webster City 6th Place – Solon 7th Place – Assumption 8th Place – Ballard1st Place MatchNHTV defeated Clarion-Goldfield-Dows 42-30.3rd Place MatchWest Delaware defeated Williamsburg 43-21.5th Place MatchWebster City defeated Solon 47-30.7th Place MatchAssumption defeated Ballard 45-26.3A Results1st Place – Fort Dodge 2nd Place – Waukee 3rd Place – Southeast Polk 4th Place – Valley, West Des Moines 5th Place – Johnston 6th Place – North Scott 7th Place – Dubuque Hempstead 8th Place – Iowa City, City High1st Place MatchFort Dodge defeated Waukee 40-28.3rd Place MatchSoutheast Polk defeated Valley, West Des Moines 37-28.5th Place MatchJohnston defeated North Scott 43-35.7th Place MatchDubuque Hempstead defeated Iowa City, City High 58-14.