Trojans take 3rd in LeGrand

STC’s freshman 113-pounder MaCael Bear catches his opponent Brandon Freeman of North Polk for a last second, come from behind pin during the third place dual meet Saturday. Bear finished the day 3-0 with one forfeit victory, helping the Trojans to a third place finish. Darvin Graham/News Chronicle

The South Tama Trojan wrestling squad traveled to LeGrand for the East Marshall/GMG dual tournament Saturday, Jan. 23. Teams in attendance included BCLUW-SH, Collins-Maxwell, East Marshall/GMG, Gilbert, North Polk STC and Union.

The Trojans took third as a team winning three of their four duals. STC defeated BCLUW-SH 60-21, North Polk 51-15 and Gilbert 42-40. East Marshall defeated the Trojans 45-28.

Union took first overall.

The Trojans had one final double dual with Marion and Center Point-Urbana before the end of the regular season.

Post Season

South Tama’s Kalem Schrock attempts a lift against East Marshall’s Connor Murty on Jan. 23.

Saturday post season wrestling begins with the WaMaC Conference meet in Marion. Wrestling starts at 10 a.m. No spectators are permitted.

South Tama will travel to Nevada for sectionals Saturday, Feb. 6. There they will face BCLUW-SH, East Marshall, Grinnell, Nevada and West Marshall.

Districts will be held the following week. The top two from each weight class from sectionals will meet up with the top two from each weight class from the following schools: Benton, Independence, Oelwein, Union, Vinton-Shellsburg and Williamsburg.

STC wrestling results

STC 60 vs. BCLUW-SH 21

106: Chance Cordes (BCLUW-SH) forfeit. 113: MaCael Bear (STC) forfeit. 120: Carter Kolthoff (BCLUW-SH) over Amare Chavez (STC) (TF 21-6 4:11). 126: Ethan Cruikshank (STC) forfeit. 132: Joel Mujica-Gallardo (STC) over Walker Ashton (BCLUW-SH) (Fall :46). 138: Kyler Smith (STC) forfeit. 145: Andres Lugo (STC) forfeit. 152: Logan Aicher (BCLUW-SH) over Brady Knode (STC) (MD 12-4). 160: Boden Koehler (STC) over Tucker Wall (BCLUW-SH) (Fall :25). 170: Payton Vest (STC) forfeit. 182: Brayden Smith (STC) forfeit. 195: Zach Bennett (BCLUW-SH) over Ryne Kesl (STC) (Fall 1:55). 285: Rudy Papakee (STC) over Aiden Farnsworth (BCLUW-SH) (Fall 3:04).

STC 51 vs. North Polk 15

106: Dillon Freeman (NP) forfeit. 113: MaCael Bear (STC) over Brandon Freeman (NP) (Dec 12-5). 120: Amare Chavez (STC) forfeit. 126: Ethan Cruikshank (STC) over Colton Manock (NP) (Dec 9-8). 132: Joel Mujica Gallardo (STC) over Isaac Larson (NP) (Dec 8-4). 138: Kyler Smith (STC) over Ethan Reed (NP) (Dec 11-5). 145: Easton White (NP) over Andrew Lugo (STC) (MD 18-8). 152: Chance Bockenstedt (NP) over Brady Knode (STC) (TF 15-0 3:05). 160: Boden Koehler (STC) over Benjamin Bryant (NP) (Fall 1:21). 170: Payton Vest (STC) over Dylan Meiners (NP) (Dec 12-7). 182: Brayden Smith (STC) over Reece Wrage (NP) (DQ). 195: Ryne Kesl (STC) forfeit. 220: Kalem Schrock (STC) over Benjamin Ewing (NP) (Fall 2:58). 285: Rudy Papakee (STC) over Cole Sanger (NP (Dec 12-5).

East Marshall 45 vs. STC 28

106: Karter Wish (EM/GMG) forfeit. 113: MaCael Bear (STC) over Brody Augspurger (EM/GMG) (Fall 3:23). 120: Amare Chavez (STC) over Skylar Wright (EM/GMG) (Fall 1:00). 126: Ethan Cruikshank (STC) forfeit. 132: Dominick Ridout (EM/GMG) over Joel Mujica-Gallardo (STC) (Fall 2:40). 138: Kordell Negrete (EM/GMG) over Kyler Smith (STC) (Dec 6-2). 145: Dane Thompson (EM/GMG) over Andres Lugo (STC) (Fall 1:37). 152: Tim Benson (EM/GMG) over Brady Knode (STC) (Fall 3:26). 160: Garrett Kerber (EM/GMG) over Boden Koehler (STC) (Dec 10-9). 170: Samuel Bandstra (EM/GMG) over Payton Vest (STC) (Dec 9-8). 182: Brayden Smith (STC) over Logan Walton (EM/GMG) (MD 11-3). 195: Johnathan Edel (EM/GMG) over Ryne Kesl (STC) (Fall 3:07). 220: Conner Murty (EM/GMG) over Kalem Schrock (STC) (Fall 5:49). 285: Rudy Papakee (STC) forfeit.

STC 42 vs. Gilbert 40

106: Dennis May (Gilbert) forfeit. 113: MaCael Bear (STC) over Connor Clark (Gilbert) (Fall 1:55). 120: Amare Chavez (STC) over Gavyn Mckinney (Gilbert) (Fall :25). 126: Cael Ihle (Gilbert) over Ethan Cruikshank (STC) (Fall 1:53). 132: Kekoa McKinney (Gilbert) over Joel Mujica-Gallardo (STC) (MD 15-5). 138: Kyler Smith (STC) over Jacob Ruby (Gilbert) (Fall 1:56). 145: Andres Lugo (STC) over Bode Hartfield (Gilbert) (Fall :58). 152: Hank Johnson (Gilbert) over Brady Knode (STC) (Fall 2:54). 160: Kruz Pierce (Gilbert) over Boden Koehler (STC) (Fall 3:27). 170: Payton Vest (STC) over Aiden Gibbons (Gilbert) (Fall :23). 182: Fernando Villaescusa (Gilbert) over Brayden Smith (STC) (Fall 1:01). 195: Joe Larimore (Gilbert) over Ryne Kesl (STC) (Fall 1:25). 220: Kalem Schrock (STC) over Nicolas Romero (Gilbert) (Fall :49). 285: Rudy Papakee (STC) forfeit.