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Wrestling Review-Preview

Posted: Thursday, December 29th, 2011 at 8:11 am
Author: KCII Sports- Jason Troop

Washington, IA – Wrestling season gets back underway starting Tuesday for a few of the eight area teams.  The initial Iowa High School Wrestling Coaches Association Dual Team Rankings recently released by the IWOCA are posted below as well.  Here is how the eight area teams wound up looking entering winter break.

Columbus Community
-2-3 record after losing last two to L&M and Mediapolis heading to winter break
-opens January Tuesday at Sigourney duels where they’ll also see Iowa Valley and Moravia
-square off against Muscatine and New London on Thursday
-Jesus Amigon (113) and Ray Quiroz (106) both 5-0

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Highland
-3-6 after losing 4-of-last-5 to enter break (lone win vs. Sigourney)
-hosts Wapello and West Burlington January 5th
-Travis Cole (113) and Jess Hahn (132) both 9-0

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Sigourney-Keota
-won two-of-three duals at Waco to finish before break with 3-6 record
-Senior Stephen Clubb (220) leading team with 16-2 record
-host duals with Iowa Valley, Columbus Community, Moravia on Tuesday

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Lone Tree
-3-3 record after winning 3-of-last-4
-host Waco and West Branch Thursday
-freshman Alex Yedlik (145) with 10-2 record

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Mid Prairie
-entered winter break 4-2 after splitting with Tipton and West Liberty
-sophomore Phirom Peterschmidt (145) 15-5; freshman Josh Murphy (106) 13-6
-meet Fairfield and Keokuk Thursday

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Waco
-lost four of last five to enter break at 2-5 with wins over West Burlington and Highland
-Kevin Anderson (145) posted record of 10-4
-square off against Lone Tree and West Branch before the Van Buren Invitational the following Saturday

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Washington
-improved to 9-0 heading to winter break after sweeping the Dike-New Hartford Invitational
-Parker Turner (145) and Fletcher Green (106) both 9-0; Austin (152) and Tanner (138) Knupp each 7-2
-host Ft. Madison Thursday before Highland Invitational over weekend

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WMU
-battle Columbus Community and Muscatine in Muscatine Thursday

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***All team/wrestler information and statistical data are a direct result of the team’s coach or statistician’s data entry at the National Wrestling Coaches Association website, nwcaonline.com.

Below is the first rankings of the IWOCA for 2011-12

Iowa High School Wrestling Coaches Association Dual Team Rankings.

1A                                           Record     Pts.
1.  Nashus-Plainfield                 11-4       902
2.  Don Bosco                            15-5       818
3.  Alburnett                               13-1      791
4.  Underwood                             9-0       786
5.  Woodbury Central                 11-0      736
6.  Lisbon                                   11-2       604
7.  Logan-Magnolia                    11-1      507
8.  Martensdale-St. Mary              3-0      480
9.  North-Linn                               8-1      360
10. Eddyville-Blakesburg             7-1      343
11. Tri-Center                               7-2      315
12. Clarion-Goldfield                    4-0     287
13. Guthrie Center                       16-4     213
14. Manson Northwest Webster    6-0     200
15. Audubon                                 14-3   168
16. Interstate 35                              8-3   132

2A                                              Record   Pts.
1.  Assumption                              15-0     836
2.  West Delaware                         14-4     795
3.  Denver-Tripoli                         11-2      724
4.  Creston/Orient-Macksburg        6-0      585
5.  New Hampton                          10-4      533
6.  Osage                                        14-2     433
7.  Atlantic                                       5-1     418
8.  Spirit Lake Park                          3-0     361
9.  Mediapolis                                 11-0    324
10. Charles City                                9-5    299
11. Union                                          4-0    266
12. Perry                                           9-4    249
13. Dallas Center-Grimes               10-1    235
14. Williamsburg                            15-2    231
15. Grinnell                                      7-0    195
16. South Central Calhoun              23-3   159

3A                                                Record     Pts.
1.  Bettendorf                                  7-0         622
2.  Southeast Polk                          14-0        614
3.  Iowa City                                  13-1        569
4.  Valley West Des Moines             8-1       508
5.  Waverly-Shell Rock                  17-4       418
6.  Prairie Cedar Rapids                 11-5       400
7.  Mason City                                11-3      388
8.  Ankeny                                        6-0      382
9.  Linn-Mar                                   12-4      368
10.  Urbandale                                  4-2      246
11.  North Scott                               14-5     159
12. Pleasant Valley                         10-4      139
13. Western Dubuque                     14-2      136
14. Spencer                                       6-0      113
15. Indianola                                     5-4       96
16. Lewis Central                             4-3       94

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