At 152 pounds, Hans Holkesvik picked up two wins. (Photo by Jennifer Bissell)
At 152 pounds, Hans Holkesvik picked up two wins. (Photo by Jennifer Bissell)
Getting back on the mat, the Decorah wrestling team hosted Charles City and Oelwein Thursday, in a make up from before winter break.

The Vikings split its two matches, falling to Class 2A No. 4 Charles City 43-33 and defeating Oelwein 55-16.

Several Viking grapplers picked up two wins. At 132 pounds, Class 2A No. 9 Kellan O'Shea pinned Charles City's Wyatt Forsyth in 58 seconds and pinned Oelwein's Cole Stanford in 1:35. Wrestling at 152 pounds, Hans Holkesvik pinned Andrew Koresh (Charles City) in 1:52 and also won by forfeit.

Peter Kephart (170) picked up an 8-6 decision over Zach Milks of Charles City and a 9-1 major decision over Chase Reising. At 182 pounds, Tyler Hovey pinned Charles City's Taylor Cole in 2:39 and won 4-2 over Zach Lamphere (Oelwein).

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