FORT MADISON – Area youth wrestlers competed in several tournaments over the weekend beginning on Friday Jan. 4th at Van Buren where Bo Brecount, Rainer Johnson, Wyatt Day, Bo Herdrich and Shawn Watkings all took first place in their respective weight classes. Gavyn Siemans took third place.
On Sunday, the youth wrestlers split between two tournaments, the first at Highland/Riverside. Beau Wagner, Herdrich and Brecount all took first place. Brooklyn Rudd captured second place, as did Wyatt Day, Owen Weisinger, Zane Houtz. Oliver Schelich took third at that meet.
Up to the north at Linn-Mar in Cedar Rapids, Dayton Hodges, Watkins and Tanner Settles all captured first place. Logan Pennock earned a second place finish, while Seimans and Teague Smith and James Fuller all captured 3rd place medals. Aidan Pennock captured fifth place, Tate Green earned a 6th place medal and Keller Wagner placed 8th.