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Fontanelle Observer

Wolverine grapplers are three meets in

Nodaway Valley started a wrestling meet last Thursday at East Union with a team loss to West Central Valley – a team that had multiple wrestlers at nearly every weight class.

The lone Wolverines victory came when Ryan Hull pulled out a 10-5 decision over Wildcat Cael Carl at 120 pounds.

West Central Valley took the team event by a score of 72-3.

Nodaway Valley and East Union faced off in the second round of the quad in which East Union took all four of the matches that weren’t given up by either team due to forfeit.

East Union’s Brady Reese grabbed a quick pin against Dakota Paxton in the first 40 second of their match at the 220-pound weight class.

Cole Wimber and Levi Parrot both picked up pins for the Eagles in the 113-, 120-pound weight classes, respectively.

Matthew Wittstock was also able to pin Nodaway Valley’s Austin Wilson’s shoulders to the mat, giving the Eagles a 42-18 team victory.

Despite the team loss, Nodaway Valley head coach Jesse McCann was pleased with his team.

“Wilson had some good matches,” said McCann. “I’m proud of some of the first year wrestlers that went out and got takedowns and did a little bit of illegal moves, but we will get those down.”

Creston quad

Wolverines face

growing pains

Nodaway Valley is trying to gain traction as a program in year one under coach Jesse McCann’s tenure. The former Wolverine and Northwestern College wrestler is working to get his guys to be more aggressive early on.

Parker Manning scored the Wolverines’ only win of the night, a 7-2 decision over Winterset’s Kade Forsyth.

“I’m looking at individual growth and from the first match, they didn’t want to take shots,” McCann said. “I think against Winterset we took more shots, we just need to finish them.”

The Wolverines will stress fundamentals and better conditioning in the coming weeks.

“They were fighting hard. I have a lot of new wrestlers out. It was the first time going and they’re fighters,” McCann said.

Home meet results

106 — Tyler Halloran (Clarinda) tech fall Ben Breheny (NV) 16-0; 120 — Zane Dodson (Van Meter-Earlham) Ryan Hull (NV) forfeit; 120 — Joel Sampson (AHSTW) pinned Ryan Hull (NV) 1:30; 145 — Quinn Corcoran (VM-E) pinned Austin Wilson (NV) 4:11; 160 — Jace Morgenstern (Clarinda) dec. Parker Manning (NV) 2-1; 160 — Bryce Cole (VM-E) pinned Parker Manning NV) 0:36; 170 — Caleb Button (VM-E) pinned Joel Blazek (NV) 0:35; 170 — Clayton Carson (Clarinda) pinned Blazek (NV) 1:17; 220 — Jarod McGregor (Clarinda) pinned Dakota Paxton (NV) 0:57; Tyler Erdman (VM-E) pinned Paxton (NV) 1:23.

Afton results

East Union 42, Nodaway Valley 18

106 – Double forfeit; 113 – Cole WImber (EU) pinned Ben Breheny (NV) 1:26; 120 – Levi Parrott (EU) pinned Ryan Hull (NV) 2:00; 126 – Jarryn Stephens win by forfeit; 132 – Double forfeit; 138 – Sherman Hayes (EU) win by forfeit; 145 – Matthew Wittstock (EU) pinned Austin Wilson (NV) 1:53; 152 – Double forfeit; 160 – Parker Manning (NV) wins by forfeit; 170 – Double forfeit; 182 – Tyler FLowers (NV) wins by forfeit; Dylan Steinhoff (EU) wins by forfeit; 195 – Dylan Steinhoff (EU) wins by forfeit; 220 – Brady Reese (EU) pinned Dakota Paxton (NV) 0:36; 285 – Jory Christensen (NV) wins by forfeit.

AC/GC 50, Nodaway Valley 18

182 – Double forfeit; 195 – Double forfeit; 220 – Ben Kingery (AC/GC) pinned Dakota Paxton (NV) 1:01; 285 – Jory Christensen (NV) wins by forfeit; 106 – Seth Danker (AC/GC) pinned Ben Breheny (NV) 0:50; 113 – Gunner Larsen (AC/GC) winsby forfeit; 120 – Blaine Beeler (AC/GC) dec. Ryan Hull (NV) 7-2; 126 – Easton Benson (AC/GC) pinned Jesse Johnson (NV) 1:10; 132 – Joseph Davis (AC/GC) wins by forfeit; 138 – Zachary Fees (AC/GC) wins by forfeit; 145 – Austin Wilson (NV) wins by forfeit; 152 – Jon Pavelka (AC/GC) wins by forfeit; 160 – Parker Manning (NV) wins by forfeit; 170 – Cole Plowman (AC/GC) TF over Joel Blazek (NV) 3:39.

West Central Valley 72, Nodaway Valley 3

160 – Cole Sackett (WCV) dec. Parker Manning (NV) 6-3; 170 – Alan Wallace (WCV) wins by forfeit; 182 – Carson Wadle (WCV) pinned Tyler Flowers (NV) 3:42; 195 – Rile Algreen (WCV) wins by forfeit; 220 – Zachary Custard (WCV) pinned Dakota Paxton (NV) 0:56; 285 – Alex Wells (WCV) pinned Jory Christensen (NV) 3:35; 106 – Kiefer Wallace (WCV) pinned Ben Breheny (NV) 4:58; 113 – Brandon Sargent (WCV) wins by forfeit; 120 – Ryan Hull (NV) dec. Cael Carl (WCV) 10-5; 126 – Justin Gascia (WCV) wins by forfeit; 132 – Weston Pote (WCV) wins by forfeit; 138 – Louden Foster (WCV) wins by forfeit; 145 – Tye Joint (WCV) dec. Austin Wilson (NV) 4-0; 152 – Tony Jones (WCV) wins by forfeit.

Creston results

Creston/O-M 79

Nodaway Valley 0

160 — Rylan Luther (C/O-M) maj. dec. Parker Manning (NV); 170 — Jackson Kinsella (C/O-M) win by forfeit; 182 — Kolby Tomas (C/O-M) pinned Tyler Flowers (NV) 4:58; 195 — Dale Boyer win by forfeit; 220 — Sam Chapman (C/O-M) pinned Dakota Paxson (NV) 1:02; 285 — Blake Sevier pinned Jory Christensen (NV) 3:44; 106 — Ethan Freeman (C/O-M) win by forfeit; 113 — Kaden Bolton (C/O-M) win by forfeit; 120 — Beau Thompson (C/O-M) pinned Ryan Hull (NV) 4:29; 126 — Garon Wurster (C/O-M) pinned Jesse Johnson (NV) 1:04; 132 — Kolby Hulett (C/O-M) win by forfeit; 138 — Kelby Luther (C/O-M) win by forfeit; 145 — Cade Vicker (C/O-M) dec. Austin Wilson (NV) 5-2; 152 — Mitchel Swank (C/O-M) win by forfeit.

Winterset 72, NV 3

106 — Trey Allen (Wint) win by forfeit; 113 — Dakota Jenkins (Wint) win by forfeit; 120 — Bryce Hatten (Wint) pinned Ryan Hull (NV) 0:59; 126 — Parker Anderson (Wint) pinned Jesse Johnson (NV) 0:38; 132 — Jack West (Wint) win by forfeit; 138 — Kruise Kiburz (Wint) win by forfeit; 145 — Blake Ryerson (Wint) dec. Austin Wilson (NV) SV 6-4; 152 — Tyler Brown (Wint.) win by forfeit; 160 — Parker Manning (NV) dec. Kade Forsyth (Wint) 7-2; 170 — Dexter Johnson (Wint) win by forfeit; 182 — Austin Peebler (Wint) pinned Tyler Flowers (NV) 4:52; 195 — Parker Haynes (Wint) win by forfeit; 220 — Hunter Black (Wint) Dakota pinned Dakota Paxton (NV) 1:23; 285 — Bradley Tolley (Wint) dec. Jory Christensen (NV) 9-2.

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