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Meet the Wrestlers: the Area’s Class 1A State Qualifiers

By Jason Van Arkel, February 13, 2017

Last weekend, 24 area prep wrestlers qualified for this week’s state wrestling meet in Des Moines. Here’s a quick look at each Class 1A qualifier, as they get ready to compete on the biggest stage in their sport. To see the 2A and 3A qualifiers, click on the links below.

CLASS 3A | CLASS 2A | CLASS 1A

Moravia

138 lbs: Nicholas Martin, JR (41-6, 1st place at districts)

3rd state tournament appearance (2015 – did not place; 2016 – 6th place)

1st round opponent: Austin Hellman, JR, Don Bosco (30-13)

195 lbs: Quinton Casteel, SR (38-5, 2nd place at districts)

2nd state tournament appearance (2016 – 8th place)

1st round opponent: Elijah Finn, SR, Council Bluffs St. Albert (32-8)

 

Sigourney-Keota

106 lbs: Mason Dye, FR (43-11, 2nd place at districts)

1st state tournament appearance

1st round opponent: Bryce Kafton, SO, Maple Valley-Anthon-Oto (39-2)

195 lbs: Kaleb Reeves, JR (43-5, 1st place at districts)

3rd state tournament appearance (2015 – did not place; 2016 – 7th place)

1st round opponent: Dalton Holmes, JR, Panorama (44-9)

220 lbs: Noah Boender, SR (49-3, 2nd place at districts)

3rd state tournament appearance (2015, 2016 – did not place)

1st round opponent: Ethan Huntington, SR, Dike-New Hartford (19-11)

 

Van Buren

138 lbs: Caleb Stoltz, SO (38-13, 2nd place at districts)

1st state tournament appearance

1st round opponent: Kaleb Krall, SO, Wapsie Valley (41-2)