Decorah’s Austin Ashbacher, pictured here against South Winn’s Anthony Emanuel, was named the outstanding wrestler. (Photo by Jennifer Bissell)
Decorah’s Austin Ashbacher, pictured here against South Winn’s Anthony Emanuel, was named the outstanding wrestler. (Photo by Jennifer Bissell)
It was another successful day at the Decorah Duals Saturday.

Western Dubuque won the team title with a 5-0 day. Decorah took second at 4-1, with their only loss to Western Dubuque. South Winn came in third by going 3-2 while Turkey Valley was fifth at 1-4.

Max Lyon of Western Dubuque, ranked No. 7 in Class 3A at 170 pounds, was the Bruce Kinseth Award winner for having the most falls in the fastest time with four in 3:31.

Decorah's Austin Ashbacher was named the Natvig/Wicks/Fullhart award winner for being named the most outstanding wrestler as voted on by the officials and coaches.

Fourteen grapplers were named to the all-tournament team. Those athletes include: Western Dubuque's Dain Gansen, Austin Hosch, Dylan Ganzen, Max Lyon and Ryan Kluesner; Decorah's Joe Knoke, Carter Hubka and Austin Ashbacher; South Winn's Luis Uribe, Chris Brincks and Ethan Kipp; Turkey Valley's Tom Reicks and Charles Hadacek; and Waukon's Gunnar Grangaard.

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