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Knoxville’s Spaur And Crossett Make State Wrestling

Posted: Monday, February 11th, 2013 at 6:00 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS Sports-Derek Cardwell

Both Aaron Crossett and Colton Spaur were on a mission to reach the state wrestling meet. After last week’s runner up finished in the district, they seemed to have rather difficult first round matches against Sectional winners from last week. Both they left no doubt they were the top two grapplers in their weight class yesterday at the Class two-A Knoxville District on Saturday. Crossett rolled through his two matches at 170 pounds, winning by a pin and claiming the championship match over Jack Leshen of Grinnell 9-2. Spaur went 1-1 on the day as he fell in the title match at 182 pounds giving up a take down in the late stages. However, he would get runner-up honors by the head-to-head rule in that match when he was matched up with Jordan Grove of A-D-M who be soundly defeated 11-4 in the first round. 195 pounder Jac Agan claimed third place and Broc Caviness competed in the 200 pound weight class, but did not place. Coach Ron Peterson was very pleased with all four of his guys and their performance. Aaron Crossett’s first round match will be against Izaak Shedenhelm of Denver/Tripoli in the 170 pound bracket. For Colton Spaur his 182 pound match will be against Jacyn Goebel of West Delaware. First round class 2A will begin Thursday night at seven at Wells Fargo Arena.

Class 2A 170 Pound District
First Round Matches:
Aaron Crossett (K) pins Jacob Blair (Clarke) 2:49
Jack Leshen (Grinnell) wins by dec over Trenton Wells (C. Dectatur) 15-7
Championship Match:
Crossett (K) wins by dec over Leshen (Grinnell) 9-2
Wells (C. Decatur) wins by dec over Blair (Clarke) 16-12
Runner Up Match:
Leshen (Grinnell) wins head-to-head over Wells (C. Decatur)

Class 2A 182 Pound District
First Round Matches:
Colton Spaur (K) wins be dec over Jordan Grove (ADM) 11-4
Carter Isley (Chariton) pins Set Maitlen (Creston/O-M) 1:13
Championship Match:
Isley (Chariton) wins by dec over Spaur (K) 2-1
Grove (ADM) pins Maitlen (Creston) :49
Runner Up Match:
Spaur (K) wins head-to-head over Grove (ADM)

Class 2A 195 Pound District
First Round Matches:
Keaton Hulett (Creston/O-M) pins Jac Agan (K) 3:24
Riley Denny (Centerville) pins Tyler Lester (I-35) 1:42
Championship Match:
Hulett (Creston/O-M) wins by dec over Denny (Centerville) 5-1
Agan (K) pins Lester (I-35) 2:31
Runner Up Match:
Denny (Centerville) wins by technical fall over Agan (K) 17-0

Class 2A 220 Pound District
First Round Matches:
Blake Glenn (Winterset) pins Broc Caviness (K) :39
Dylan Nelson (ADM) pins Austin Warrington (Grinnell) 2:35
Championship Match:
Glenn (Winterset) wins by dec over Nelson (ADM) 4-1
Warrington (Grinnell) wins by dec over Caviness (K) 6-4
Runner Up Match:
Nelson (ADM) wins head-to-head over Warrington (Grinnell)

State Meet Matchups:
170 Pounds

Cash Wilcke OA/BCIG 38-4 So vs. Toby Maggert Sheldon 29-10 Sr
Aaron Crossett Knoxville 35-4 Sr vs. Izaak Shedenhelm Denver/Trpoli 36-11 Fr

182 Pounds:
Gabriel Rangel Davenport Assumption 32-13 So vs. Connor Nosbisch Clear Lake 29-13 Jr
Jacyn Goebel West Delaware 42-1 Sr vs. Colton Spaur Knoxville 30-3 Sr