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Azinger, Blauw Lead Pella Wrestlers at Williamsburg Tourney

Posted: Monday, January 24th, 2011 at 5:58 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS Sports-Eric Gotschall

A pair of second-place finishes highlighted a strong Saturday for the Pella wrestling team, as the Little Dutch finished in a tie for fifth place with Marion at a tournament in Williamsburg.  Pella’s runner-up finishes came from Levi Azinger at 103 pounds, and Jesse Blauw in the 160 pound weight class.  The Little Dutch added fourth-place finishes at 135, 145, and 180 pounds; with a fifth place finish at 125 pounds completing a strong day of competition for the squad.  The Williamsburg wrestlers were the winners of their own tournament, followed by Grinnell, Mount Pleasant and Pekin.

103:  Levi Azinger 2nd Place
-won by minor decision vs. Garett Knepper of W-burg 4-2
-won by pin in 4:15 vs. Brandon Baayen of Pekin
-lost by fall in 3:30 vs.Tyler Lanphier of Mt. Pleasant

125:  Kyle Langstraat 5th Place
-lost by fall in 3:12 vs. Austin Mtherly of Grinnell
-lost by fall in 2:14 vs. Byan Matherly of Grinnell
-won by pin in:28 vs. Cody Brugge Meyer of Mt. Pleasant
-lost by minor decision vs. Lucas Smith of W-burg 19-21
-lost by fall in 3:29 vs. Cody Machine of W-burg

135: Josh Ravenstein 4th Place
-lost by minor decision vs. Avery Lindley of Grinnell 4-8
-lost by fall in 2:42 vs. Travis Gorscn of W-burg
-won minor decision vs. Markus Newton of Marion 11-1
-won by pin in 3:44 vs. T.J. Dailey of Pekin
-lost by fall in 4:39 vs. Josh Larsen of Mt. Pleasant

145: Zakk Belloma 4th Place
-lost by fall in :39 vs. Hunter Banes of Marion
-lost by fall in :27 vs. Tim Kahl of Grinnell
-lost by fall in 3:21 vs. Trevor Schneider of Grinnell

160: Jesse Blauw 2nd Place
-won by pin in 1:57 vs. Jeremy Kelly of Grinnell
-lost by minor decision vs. Jayton Phillips of Mt. Pleasant 2-7
-won by pin in 2:36 vs. Grayden Scearcy of Pekin
-won by pin in 2:58 vs. Tyler Spear of Marion

189: Wesley Hoksbergen 4th Place
-lost by fall in 3:25 vs. Corbin Blythe of W-burg
-lost by fall in 2:54 vs. Kane Crawford of Grinnell
-lost by minor decision vs. Colton Aplara of Mt. Pleasant 3-8
-won by decision  vs. Thomas Slaney of Pekin 8-4