FMHS grapplers start season with dual win


QUINCY, Ill. – The Fort Madison Bloodhounds started the season on a winning note edging Quincy High School on the road 40-35 Wednesday night.

Senior Sam Hayes, who was rated as high as 9th in the state last year in an injury-shortened season, started a string of pins for Fort Madison with a fall over QHS’ JC Lackey in 1:09 at 195 lbs. in the first match of the night. Junior Diego Lozano then followed with a quick :53 pin of Lucas Bodi at 220. Junior Danen Settles continued the streak of quick falls with a 1:01 pin of AJ Miller at the heavyweight 285 lb division.

The Bloodhounds Owen Kruse recorded the fourth fall in a row when he dumped Dalton Vallee in 1:35 at 106 lbs.

Quincy started to then turn the tables recording three wins in a row including a 3-0 decision by Hunter Carter at 120 lbs over the Bloodhounds Dayne Cordray who went to the state tournament last year as a junior.

FMHS’s Gavin Wiseman got a pin at 126 over Brayden Oenning at 4:47 and Will Larson scored a major decision over Carson Neally 10-1 at 132. Mason Schau would get the last win for FM with a pin in 2:34 of Matthew Peters at 138 lbs. Quincy would win the last five matches of the night, four by pin, but couldn’t muster enough up points to catch the Bloodhounds.

FMHS wrestles in the Independence tournament on Saturday.

Complete results are below.

Fort Madison (FOMA) 40.0 Quincy (Sr.) (QUINCY) 35.0
195: Sam Hayes (FOMA) over JC Lackey (QUINCY) (Fall 1:09) 220: Diego Lozano (FOMA) over Lucas Bodi (QUINCY) (Fall 0:53) 285: Danen Settles (FOMA) over AJ Miller (QUINCY) (Fall 1:01) :  106: Owen Kruse (FOMA) over Dalton Vallee (QUINCY) (Fall 1:35) 113: Blake Peter (QUINCY) over Elton Kruse (FOMA) (TF 19-2 5:51) 120: Hunter Carter (QUINCY) over Dayne Cordray (FOMA) (Dec 3-0) 126: Gavin Wiseman (FOMA) over Brayden Oenning (QUINCY) (Fall 4:47) 132: Will Larson (FOMA) over Carson Neally (QUINCY) (MD 10-1) 138: Mason Schau (FOMA) over Matthew Peters (QUINCY) (Fall 2:34) 145: Diego Roberts (QUINCY) over Nathan Steffensmeier (FOMA) (Fall 2:31) 152: Gage Bringer (QUINCY) over Jakob McGowan (FOMA) (Fall 1:52) 160: Neil Kozlowski (QUINCY) over Keaton Poe (FOMA) (Dec 5-4) 170: Hunter Yohn (QUINCY) over Bryce Britton (FOMA) (Fall 0:37) 182: Thomas Culp (QUINCY) over Chance Hocker (FOMA) (Fall 1:11)

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