Panthers wrestle at Williamsburg
The Mt. Pleasant wrestling team competed at the Williamsburg Tournament on Saturday. Results for the Panther wrestlers are listed below.
Colton Mertens (106) went 3-1. He pinned Cole Lehn of Williamsburg in 26 seconds, pinned Mason Hiler of Marion in 52 seconds and pinned Shaden Wyett of Grinnell in 1:30. He lost by decision to Kade VanKirk of Perry, 8-7.
Conner Eads (113) went 3-0. He pinned Jake Saroska of Grinnell in 3:53, pinned Ivan Garcia of Perry in 1:17 and won by decision over Trent Allison of Williamsburg, 9-2.
Tyler Lanphier (120) went 4-1 on the day. He pinned Ty Johnson of Grinnell in 1:01, pinned Gage Welch of Perry in 1:49, and pinned Garrett Knepper of Williamsburg twice, first in 1:39 and then in 4:14. He lost to Levi Azinger of Pella by decision, 8-1.
Alex Lanphier (126) went 3-1 at the tournament. He pinned Richie Cazares of Perry in 1:36, pinned Ryan Murphy of Williamsburg in 42 seconds, and won by decision over Dalton Kies of Grinnell, 6-4. He lost by decision to Chase Petty of Pella, 5-4.
Blake Wickham (132) finished the day 0-5. He was pinned by Aaron Shultz of Williamsburg in 39 seconds, by David Wiley of Pella in 53 seconds, by Tevin Mull of Marion in 3:11, by Josh Crawford of Grinnell in 2:14 and by Conor Flanery of Perry in 57 seconds.
Rob Pohren (138) went 3-2. He pinned Shane Mathhes of Williamsburg in 2:41, won by decision over Nick Kramer of Marion, 5-2, and won by injury default over Garrett Jay of Grinnell. He lost by technical fall to Garrett Blythe of Williamsburg, 19-2, and was pinned by Seth Stetzel of Perry in 1:09.
Josh Larson (145) went 2-2 for the Panthers. He won by decision over Levi Lochner of Marion, 8-4, and pinned Braidon Reysack of Williamsburg in 3:03. He lost by decision to Brody Beck of Grinnell, 3-2, and was pinned by Jake Speltz of Pella in 2:40.
Michael Alderson (152) won three matches and lost two. He pinned Kenny Clark of Grinnell in 2:28, pinned Aaron Miller of Williamsburg in 1:36 and won by decision over Romello Olds of Marion, 15-14. He lost by decision to Vic Malloy of Williamsburg, 8-2, and was pinned by Jackson VanKirk of Perry in 4:51.
Jayton Phillips (160) also finished 3-2. He pinned Dewilo Simoni of Perry in 54 seconds, pinned Jack Serbousek of Marion in 33 seconds and won by injury default over Johnny Blauw of Pella. He was pinned by Bryce Lidtka of Grinnell in 3:34 and by Cody Marine of Williamsburg in 1:57.
Noah Brown (170) went 0-4 on the day. He was pinned by Schyler Knoll of Perry in 1:34, by Jack Leshen of Grinnell in 34 seconds, by Dakota Peterson of Marion in 1:35 and by Mitchell Spenler of Williamsburg in 1:26.
Justin Dilks (182) was 3-0 for the Panthers. He pinned Jacob Cline of Grinnell in 1:10, pinned Connor Bodeker of Williamsburg in 3:48 and won by technical fall over Kyle Grandon of Marion, 16-1.
Colton Aplara (195) went 1-1 at the tournament. He pinned Austin Warrington of Grinnell in 1:04 and lost by decision to Corbin Blythe of Williamsburg, 3-0.
Emmett Wester (285) went 4-0. He pinned Kyle VanMeter of Marion in 1:04, pinned Ethan Lahn of Grinnell in 1:27, won by tie breaker over Jacob Dye of Williamsburg, 4-3, and won by decision over Mitch Ross of Marion, 5-0.
The Panthers will wrestle again when they host Burlington on Thursday, starting with JV matches at 6:30 p.m.