BY CHUCK VANDENBERG
FORT MADISON – A makeshift lineup and some forfeits caused the Fort Madison Bloodhounds to drop just their second dual meet of the year in a triangular with Centerville and Kirksville, Mo.
Kirksville started with a pin in third period when Lane Patterson took out Brock Califf at 132 lbs. at the 5:12 mark.
Then Gavin Wiseman and Dominic Cahalan left it all on the mat at 138. Wiseman battled through a tough first period and then seized the momentum in the third scoring a two-point reversal to get to 9-11 in the final minute, but couldn’t get into a nearfall to get the extra points for the win before time ran out.
Aiden Pennock got the Hounds on the board at 145 with a pin over Prophett Krepps in just :57 to the cut the lead to 9-6. The Hounds forfeit at 152 gave the lead back to Kirksville.
Brant Booten then recorded a pin over Ryan Harvey at 3:19 to give Fort Madison a 15-12 cushion. Kirksville would win the next three before Dan Sokolik won at 220 lbs on a forfeit. Fort Madison didn’t field anyone at 285 and then Henry Wiseman won by forfeit at 106. FM forfeit 113 and then Matthew Steffensmeier and Owen Kruse each scored by falls.to set the final 41-33.
The Hounds rolled over Centerville in the final match of the night. 58-17 Teague Smith, Austin Ensminger, Levi Lowney, Sokolik scored wins on the mat. Fort Madison won its other matches by forfeit..
Gavin Wiseman, rated 10th in Class 3A this week by The Predicament, went up against Class 2A’s top rated Nathanial Genobana at 138. Genobana scored a 24-9 tech fall over Wiseman at the 5:04 mark of the 3rd period in the final match of the night.
The Hounds are now 14-2 in dual meets entering the final two weeks of the season. They wrap up the conference season next Thursday with a home meet against Burlington.
Kirksville (KIRKSVIL) 41.0 Fort Madison (FOMA) 33.0
132: Lane Patterson (KIRKSVIL) over Brock Califf (FOMA) (Fall 5:12) 138: Dominic Cahalan (KIRKSVIL) over Gavin Wiseman (FOMA) (Dec 11-9) 145: Aidan Pennock (FOMA) over Prophett Krepps (KIRKSVIL) (Fall 0:57) 152: Logan Blickhan (KIRKSVIL) over (FOMA) (For.) 160: Brandt Booten (FOMA) over Ryan Harvey (KIRKSVIL) (Fall 3:19) 170: Jaden Ballinger (KIRKSVIL) over Austin Miller (FOMA) (TF 17-0 4:00) 182: Jack Thomas (KIRKSVIL) over Austin Ensminger (FOMA) (Fall 1:50) 195: Colton Hannah (KIRKSVIL) over Levi Lowney (FOMA) (Dec 7-1) 220: Daniel Sokolik (FOMA) over (KIRKSVIL) (For.) 285: Bryce Kertz (KIRKSVIL) over (FOMA) (For.) 106: Henry Wiseman (FOMA) over (KIRKSVIL) (For.) 113: Chance McKim (KIRKSVIL) over (FOMA) (For.) 120: Matthew Steffensmeier (FOMA) over Lathon Wilcox (KIRKSVIL) (Fall 1:55) 126: Owen Kruse (FOMA) over Hunter Tarr (KIRKSVIL) (Dec 5-0)
Fort Madison (FOMA) 58.0 Centerville (CENT) 17.0
145: Matthew Lewis (CENT) over Aidan Pennock (FOMA) (Fall 1:41) 152: Teague Smith (FOMA) over Leland Henderson (CENT) (Fall 5:34) 160: Austin Miller (FOMA) over (CENT) (For.) 170: Lucas Henderson (CENT) over Brandt Booten (FOMA) (Fall 1:40) 182: Austin Ensminger (FOMA) over Ryan Messamaker (CENT) (MD 10-2) 195: Levi Lowney (FOMA) over Josh Oldfield (CENT) (Fall 1:00) 220: Daniel Sokolik (FOMA) over Cruize Flanders (CENT) (Fall 2:52) 285: Double Forfeit 106: Henry Wiseman (FOMA) over (CENT) (For.) 113: Emmett Kruse (FOMA) over (CENT) (For.) 120: Matthew Steffensmeier (FOMA) over (CENT) (For.) 126: Owen Kruse (FOMA) over (CENT) (For.) 132: Brock Califf (FOMA) over (CENT) (For.) 138: Nathaniel Genobana (CENT) over Gavin Wiseman (FOMA) (TF 24-9 5:04)