2A and 3A State Wrestling First Round - KWWL - Eastern Iowa Breaking News, Weather, Closings

2A and 3A State Wrestling First Round

Posted: Updated:
DES MOINES (KWWL) -

Class 2-A opened the 20-14 state wrestling tournament -- and it was a good day for the Union Knights --

2-time champ Max Thomsen opened his quest for a 3rd with a quick pin against Van Meter's Chase Wyant --

while freshman 106 ponder Derek Holschlag helped the Knights to 3rd in the standings with a pin in his first state tourney experience --

A lot of area athletes ended their matches early on Thursday --

New Hampton's Connor Cleveland opened with a fall at 106 --

Chase Straw of Independence -- the undefeated 145 pounder -- stayed that way with a 3rd period pin as he chases gold. 

Dalton Lape of North Fayette Valley put his opponent down at heavyweight to move to the quarters --

while Sam Phillips of West Delaware -- helped the Hawks to 8th place after day 1 taking out Greene County's Dylan Forkner --

  • SPORTSMore>>

  • Hawks' Jewell earns preseason All-American recognition

    Hawks' Jewell earns preseason All-American recognition

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 8:55 PM EDT2017-08-23 00:55:17 GMT

    Iowa senior linebacker Josey Jewell was named to the Preseason First Team All-America Team, the Associated Press announced today.

    More >>

    Iowa senior linebacker Josey Jewell was named to the Preseason First Team All-America Team, the Associated Press announced today.

    More >>
  • Hawks(Team USA) improves to 2-0 at World University Games

    Hawks(Team USA) improves to 2-0 at World University Games

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 8:49 PM EDT2017-08-23 00:49:21 GMT

     USA Team's offense scored 13 runs off 14 hits to cruise to a 13-3, seven-inning, run-rule victory over Russia on Tuesday night at New Taipei City Xinzhuang Stadium. ...

    More >>

     USA Team's offense scored 13 runs off 14 hits to cruise to a 13-3, seven-inning, run-rule victory over Russia on Tuesday night at New Taipei City Xinzhuang Stadium. ...

    More >>
  • Hawks suspend Rugamba for season opener

    Hawks suspend Rugamba for season opener

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 8:42 PM EDT2017-08-23 00:42:21 GMT

    Iowa football defensive back Manny Rugamba will not see action in Iowa’s opening football game of the season due to a one game suspension.

    More >>

    Iowa football defensive back Manny Rugamba will not see action in Iowa’s opening football game of the season due to a one game suspension.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly