Area wrestlers win medals at State

Several wrestlers from the area have brought home medals from the State High School Wrestling meet, which concluded Saturday (2/20) in Des Moines.  In Class 3A, Oskaloosa’s Leland Evans finished in sixth place at 145 pounds; oddly enough he lost to Josiah Schaetzle of Dubuque Hempstead in both the second round and in Saturday’s fifth place match.  Also in Class 3A, Ottumwa’s Corbin Grace was 7th at 113 pounds and Pella’s Kody Huisman was eighth at 285.

In Class 2A, Kamrin Steveson of Grinnell won the silver medal at 285 pounds after losing 3-0 in the championship match.  Landon Kirby of Grinnell placed sixth at 160 in Class 2A.  Meanwhile, Albia’s Carter Anderson was fourth at 106 pounds.  And PCM’s Landon Fenton at 145 and Colby Tool at 152 both finished in fifth place.

And in Class 1A, Mason Juhl of Pekin came in seventh at 182 pounds.

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