Bloodhound wrestlers win Southern Iowa Classic

BY PCC STAFF

FAIRFIELD – FMHS senior wrestler Harlan Steffensmeier continues his record-breaking senior year. Steffensmeier took first place at the Southern Iowa Classic on Saturday at 152 lbs.

Steffensmeier was also just the fourth wrestler in the history of the tournament to be a four-time champion. He won the title after receiving a bye in the first round and then recording two pins in the semifinal and championship match, winning the title with a pin over Wilston Wuthrich of Davis County in 1:28.

The Hounds also got two second-place finishes from Ryan and Aaron Steffensmeier. Ryan Steffensmeier took the runner up spot on the podium at 126 lbs with a pin in the quarterfinals and a 9-2 decision in the semifinals before being pinned by Centerville’s Kayden Kauzlarich at 4:42.

Aaron Steffensmeier advanced to the championship at 145 lbs against Sage Walker, who’s ranked 6th in Class 2A. Walker, of Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont, came into the match 37-1, and defeated Steffensmeier by a 7-2 decision. Steffensmeier had two pins and a 5-2 decision over Mt. Pleasant’s Nate Wallace.

Elton Kruse at 106 lbs, finished third at the meet and the Hounds earned five fourth-place finishes at the meet, which was good enough to give the Bloodhounds the team title.

Complete results of the tournament are listed below.

106 lbs – Elton Kruse (17-17) placed 3rd and scored 16.00 team points.

  • Quarterfinal – Elton Kruse (Fort Madison) 17-17 won by decision over Matt Collett (Washington) 22-19 (Dec 5-0)
  • Semifinal – Matthew Lewis (Centerville) 34-1 won by tech fall over Elton Kruse (Fort Madison) 17-17 (TF-1.5 5:03 (17-2))
  • Cons. Semi – Elton Kruse (Fort Madison) 17-17 won by fall over Cohyn Roach (Fairfield) 13-19 (Fall 3:34)
  • 3rd Place Match – Elton Kruse (Fort Madison) 17-17 won by fall over Caydn Hall (Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont) 29-15 (Fall 0:41)

113 lbs. – Mason Schau (9-17) placed 4th and scored 13.00 team points.

  • Quarterfinal – Brayden Ackles (Mount Pleasant) 20-16 won by major decision over Mason Schau (Fort Madison) 9-17 (MD 11-2)
  • Cons. Round 1 – Mason Schau (Fort Madison) 9-17 won by fall over Brennan Murphy (Washington) 13-21 (Fall 2:19)
  • Cons. Semi – Mason Schau (Fort Madison) 9-17 won by fall over Marcus Elam (Davis County) 23-25 (Fall 3:14)
  • 3rd Place Match – Jonah Cooper (Fairfield) 17-13 won by decision over Mason Schau (Fort Madison) 9-17 (Dec 5-4)

120 lbs – Dayne Cordray (24-15) placed 4th and scored 11.00 team points.

  • Quarterfinal – Dayne Cordray (Fort Madison) 24-15 won by decision over Gabe Gordon (Knoxville) 25-15 (Dec 9-2)
  • Semifinal – Aden Reeves (Albia) 42-0 won by tech fall over Dayne Cordray (Fort Madison) 24-15 (TF-1.5 2:39 (28-13))
  • Cons. Semi – Dayne Cordray (Fort Madison) 24-15 won by major decision over Gannon Courtright (Fairfield) 14-17 (MD 9-0)
  • 3rd Place Match – Tyler Landgrebe (Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont) 39-9 won by fall over Dayne Cordray (Fort Madison) 24-15 (Fall 1:43)

126 lbs – Ryan Steffensmeier (23-14) placed 2nd and scored 18.00 team points.

  • Quarterfinal – Ryan Steffensmeier (Fort Madison) 23-14 won by fall over Kameron Butler (Knoxville) 24-19 (Fall 1:01)
  • Semifinal – Ryan Steffensmeier (Fort Madison) 23-14 won by decision over Tayton Ricard (Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont) 35-8 (Dec 9-2)
  • 1st Place Match – Kayden Kauzlarich (Centerville) 35-5 won by fall over Ryan Steffensmeier (Fort Madison) 23-14 (Fall 4:42)

132 lbs – Nathan Steffensmeier (13-23) placed 5th and scored 11.00 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Nathan Steffensmeier (Fort Madison) 13-23 received a bye () (Bye)
  • Quarterfinal – Barrett Bonnett (Albia) 35-18 won by fall over Nathan Steffensmeier (Fort Madison) 13-23 (Fall 1:36)
  • Cons. Round 2 – Nathan Steffensmeier (Fort Madison) 13-23 received a bye () (Bye)
  • Cons. Round 3 – Nathan Steffensmeier (Fort Madison) 13-23 won by fall over Stetson Spees (Fairfield) 10-14 (Fall 5:09)
  • Cons. Semi – Gage Moorman (Centerville) 23-17 won by tech fall over Nathan Steffensmeier (Fort Madison) 13-23 (TF-1.5 4:00 (15-0))
  • 5th Place Match – Nathan Steffensmeier (Fort Madison) 13-23 won by fall over Davan Goering (Davis County) 31-14 (Fall 3:48)

138 lbs – Will Larson (4-20) place is unknown and scored 0.00 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Alex Hanna (Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont) 43-5 won by fall over Will Larson (Fort Madison) 4-20 (Fall 1:06)
  • Cons. Round 1 – Will Larson (Fort Madison) 4-20 received a bye () (Bye)
  • Cons. Round 2 – Simon Ball (Davis County) 19-19 won by fall over Will Larson (Fort Madison) 4-20 (Fall 2:30)

145 lbs – Aaron Steffensmeier (33-11) placed 2nd and scored 22.00 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Aaron Steffensmeier (Fort Madison) 33-11 won by fall over Corey Skinner (Keokuk) 2-21 (Fall 1:13)
  • Quarterfinal – Aaron Steffensmeier (Fort Madison) 33-11 won by decision over Nate Wallace (Mount Pleasant) 26-14 (Dec 5-2)
  • Semifinal – Aaron Steffensmeier (Fort Madison) 33-11 won by fall over Adrian Hill (Chariton) 20-14 (Fall 2:34)
  • 1st Place Match – Sage Walker (Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont) 37-1 won by decision over Aaron Steffensmeier (Fort Madison) 33-11 (Dec 7-2)

152 lbs – Harlan Steffensmeier (36-2) placed 1st and scored 24.00 team points.

  • Quarterfinal – Harlan Steffensmeier (Fort Madison) 36-2 received a bye () (Bye)
  • Semifinal – Harlan Steffensmeier (Fort Madison) 36-2 won by fall over Jaden Davis (Mount Pleasant) 20-14 (Fall 2:57)
  • 1st Place Match – Harlan Steffensmeier (Fort Madison) 36-2 won by fall over Wilston Wuthrich (Davis County) 29-14 (Fall 1:28)

160 lbs – Keaton Poe (4-16) placed 6th and scored 4.00 team points.

  • Quarterfinal – Dakota Boyer (Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont) 42-5 won by fall over Keaton Poe (Fort Madison) 4-16 (Fall 1:33)
  • Cons. Round 1 – Keaton Poe (Fort Madison) 4-16 won by decision over Caleb Heisel (Fairfield) 15-16 (Dec 2-1)
  • Cons. Semi – Dylan Jeffers (Keokuk) 20-10 won by fall over Keaton Poe (Fort Madison) 4-16 (Fall 1:33)
  • 5th Place Match – Garrett Boecker (Mount Pleasant) 15-27 won by fall over Keaton Poe (Fort Madison) 4-16 (Fall 5:10)

170 lbs – Austin Haas (9-15) placed 4th and scored 13.00 team points.

  • Quarterfinal – Tristin Westphal-Edwards (Washington) 38-1 won by fall over Austin Haas (Fort Madison) 9-15 (Fall 0:30)
  • Cons. Round 1 – Austin Haas (Fort Madison) 9-15 won by fall over Micah Elam (Davis County) 12-27 (Fall 3:01)
  • Cons. Semi – Austin Haas (Fort Madison) 9-15 won by injury default over Jonathan Bair (Clarke) 24-9 (Inj. 2:00)
  • 3rd Place Match – Coby Meyer (Knoxville) 34-8 won by fall over Austin Haas (Fort Madison) 9-15 (Fall 1:41)

182 lbs – Lennon Barker (5-11) placed 6th and scored 7.00 team points.

  • Quarterfinal – Lennon Barker (Fort Madison) 5-11 won by fall over Clay Johnston (Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont) 15-15 (Fall 2:24)
  • Semifinal – Collin Murphy (Washington) 29-9 won by fall over Lennon Barker (Fort Madison) 5-11 (Fall 0:54)
  • Cons. Semi – Taven Floyd (Clarke) 9-22 won by fall over Lennon Barker (Fort Madison) 5-11 (Fall 2:39)
  • 5th Place Match – Clay Johnston (Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont) 15-15 won by fall over Lennon Barker (Fort Madison) 5-11 (Fall 0:49)

195 lbs – Alex Lauber (7-5) placed 4th and scored 15.00 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Alex Lauber (Fort Madison) 7-5 won by fall over Aidan Pohren (Fairfield) 10-18 (Fall 1:03)
  • Quarterfinal – Alex Lauber (Fort Madison) 7-5 won by decision over Samuel Zaragoza-Rosales (Clarke) 10-9 (Dec 1-0)
  • Semifinal – Zach Beason (Mount Pleasant) 28-10 won by fall over Alex Lauber (Fort Madison) 7-5 (Fall 1:27)
  • Cons. Semi – Alex Lauber (Fort Madison) 7-5 won by major decision over Reid Walters (Chariton) 22-15 (MD 15-5)
  • 3rd Place Match – Austin Tibbits (Keokuk) 18-17 won by fall over Alex Lauber (Fort Madison) 7-5 (Fall 3:37)

220 lbs – Danen Settles (26-15) placed 5th and scored 11.00 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Danen Settles (Fort Madison) 26-15 received a bye () (Bye)
  • Quarterfinal – Brady Clark (Centerville) 20-21 won by decision over Danen Settles (Fort Madison) 26-15 (Dec 4-3)
  • Cons. Round 2 – Danen Settles (Fort Madison) 26-15 received a bye () (Bye)
  • Cons. Round 3 – Danen Settles (Fort Madison) 26-15 won by fall over Jade Spencer (Chariton) 6-4 (Fall 5:11)
  • Cons. Semi – Chase Bellon (Knoxville) 35-6 won by decision over Danen Settles (Fort Madison) 26-15 (Dec 5-2)
  • 5th Place Match – Danen Settles (Fort Madison) 26-15 won by fall over Louie Chickering (Davis County) 31-14 (Fall 4:58)
285 lbs – Dalton Mabeus (10-12) placed 4th and scored 14.00 team points.
  • Quarterfinal – Dalton Mabeus (Fort Madison) 10-12 won by fall over Lane Pierce (Albia) 25-23 (Fall 2:44)
  • Semifinal – Brendon Lunsford (Fairfield) 29-2 won by fall over Dalton Mabeus (Fort Madison) 10-12 (Fall 5:34)
  • Cons. Semi – Dalton Mabeus (Fort Madison) 10-12 won by fall over Michael Currington (Centerville) 16-27 (Fall 1:18)
  • 3rd Place Match – Taylor Good (Chariton) 19-11 won by decision over Dalton Mabeus (Fort Madison) 10-12 (Dec 7-2)

 

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