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Area wrestlers advance to districts

Published: Monday, Feb. 10, 2014 12:57 p.m. CDT • Updated: Monday, Feb. 10, 2014 12:59 p.m. CDT

Thirteen area wrestlers punched their tickets to Class 1A and Class 2A district tournaments last Saturday. They finished first or second in their respective weight classes at the sectional wrestling tournaments.

In Class 2A Sectional 14 at Albia, Prairie City-Monroe’s Mustangs qualified six wrestlers for the 2A district tournament this coming Saturday at Fairfield. The Mustangs placed third as a team.

Xavier Miller and Brandon Charls were sectional champions in the 113-pound and 220-pound classes. Finishing second were Chace Palm at 102, Tristan Clark at 126, Ron Marshall at 170 and Lucas Rains at 182.

At Brooklyn in Class 1A Sectional 3 competition, Lynnville-Sully had two sectional champions and two second-place finishers while Collins-Maxwell/Baxter had a sectional champion and Colfax-Mingo had two second-place finishers.

Lynnville-Sully seniors Meliek Meyer and Caden Doll captured Class 1A sectional championships at 145 pounds and 160 pounds. Cole Nickell placed second at 113 as did Shannon Dunsbergen at 285 pounds.

Dawson Dahlke of CMB is the 1A sectional champion at 285 pounds.

Colfax-Mingo had Brett Stevens at 120 pounds and Jaeden Sokoloski at 145 pounds finishing second in their respective weight classes.

The Class 1A district tournament is at Pleasantville this coming Saturday

Lynnville-Sully was third as a team. Colfax-Mingo was fifth in the team standings and CMB placed sixth.

A more detailed account of the sectional tournaments will be in Tuesday’s Daily News.

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