Marion County high school wrestling teams sent five wrestlers to the State Individual Tournament this week. This how they fared.
Pleasantville’s Matthew Kauffman went 0-2. In his opening match, he wrestled 45-0 Chet Buss, who, as of this post, is preparing to wrestle for the state title. Kauffman then fell in the consolation round.
Pella’s Kody Huisman went 1-1. He lost his opening round to 31-6 Gavin Bascom. In the consolation round, Huisman defeated Brenick Hoppe before falling in the following round.
Southeast Warren/Melcher-Dallas’s Randy Jiminez finished in eighth place, with a 1-2 record at the state tournament. Tanner Dierking went 0-2 and Bradley Metz went 0-2.
Getting to the State Tournament is no easy feat. Congratulations to all of these grapplers on a fine season!