Warriors take sixth at Alburnett Invite; split UIC matches
Tuesday, January 22, 2013 2:02 AM
The South Winn wrestling team is ready for the conference tournament, which is this Saturday.
South Winn Head Coach Jacob Elsbernd (L) meets with Lars Warth during a timeout in a recent meet. (Photos by Jennifer Bissell)
Last week, the Warriors wrestled in a conference triangular Thursday and in a dual tournament at Alburnett Saturday.
Thursday the Warriors wrestled in a conference triangular at Valley of Elgin. The Warriors split their two matches, falling to MFL 48-31 and defeating host Valley 41-39.
Lars Warth was the only Warrior to win both his matches without a forfeit. At 132 pounds, he picked up a 12-3 major decision over Hunter Fletcher of MFL. It was an 18-3 technical fall over Valley's Spencer Atkinson.
Ben Meyer, wrestling at both 152 and 160 pounds, went undefeated. He pinned Valley's Kelvin Guyer in 5:39 at 152 and received a forfeit at 160 against MFL. Landers Kuboushek threw Geordan Hanson (Valley) in 2:12 at 170 pounds and had a forfeit at 182 against MFL.
Senior Colton Hageman received two forfeits. Chris Brincks, ranked No. 10 in Class 1A, pinned MFL's Michael Knipfel in 1:45. He had a bye against Valley.
For the complete story and additional photos, pick up Decorah Newspapers at one of the many convenient locations throughout Decorah and Winneshiek County. Or, for 34 cents an issue, subscribe to Decorah Newspapers by calling (563) 382-4221.