O'Shea, Holkesvik fall
Thursday, February 14, 2013 2:05 PM
Decorah's Kellan O'Shea (132) and Hans Holkesvik (152) have fallen to the consolation bracket in the Class 2A state wrestling tournament.
The duo will wrestle again later this evening. Andy Hovden (220) and Austin Ashbacher (285) have yet to compete tonight.
O'Shea (32-7) battled Cole Erickson (43-1) of Mediapolis in the first round. Erickson was in control, going up 5-0 at the end of the first and 8-0 at the end of the second before getting the 10-0 major decision. O'Shea battles Chase Wyant (40-12) of Van Meter in the second round.
Holkesvik (35-6) took a 2-0 lead on Logan Thomsen (42-1) of Union, La Porte City before Thomsen came back with an escape, a take down with just 13 seconds left in the first and a pin with five seconds in the first. Holkesvik will take on Dylan Van't Hof (37-4) of Sioux Center in the consolation bracket.