Session 5 Notes: Class 1A Quarterfinals

By Jim Thompson for The Predicament

Tyler Thurston of North Cedar

Here are how the top 5 projected Class 1A teams fared:

#1 – Don Bosco (1st Place – 83pts) The Dons roll into the semifinals represented at 8 of the 14 weight classes tonight.  They will send 9 of their 10 qualifiers to the awards stand tomorrow evening.

#2 – Lisbon (2nd Place – 58.5 pts) The Lions have 5 going in the semifinals tonight with each of them capable of grabbing bonus point victories.  However, Lisbon lost a couple of tight matches on the backside and will place 6 wrestlers in the tournament.

#3 – Underwood (3rd Place – 50 pts) The Eagles will place all 6 of their state qualifiers.  They have 4 wrestlers heading into the semifinal round.

#4 – West Sioux (4th Place – 49 pts) The Falcons have 4 wrestlers going in the semifinals tonight and have another wrestler still alive for 3rd place.

#5 – Logan-Magnolia (6th Place – 28 pts) The Panthers will place 4 on the stand and have 2 going in tonight’s semifinal round.

*** Notable Quarterfinal 1A Bouts ***

120 LBS:  3rd ranked Damon Huston of Midland heads to the semifinals after pinning top ranked Hagen Heistand of Logan-Magnolia.  The fall at 3:04

126 LBS:  6th ranked Kael Brisker of Wilton wins a wild one over 4th ranked Michael McClelland of Don Bosco.  8-7 the final

145 LBS:  6th ranked Lawson Lossee of Riceville trailed 6-4 late to 5th ranked Mark Dawson of Eagle Grove when he hit a Peterson roll for a huge 4 point move to win 8-6 and snag a semifinal spot.

220 LBS:  Tyler Thurston of North Cedar bumped up to 220 from 195 at sectionals and it paid dividends as he was able to upset top ranked Gideon Rollene of Northwood-Kensett 6-2.

 

*** TOP 15 Teams After the Quarterfinal Round in Class 1A ***

1 Don Bosco - Gilbertville 83.0
2 Lisbon 58.5
3 Underwood 50.0
4 West Sioux - Hawarden 49.0
5 West Hancock - Britt 34.0
6 Logan-Magnolia 28.0
7 Wilton 23.5
8 Hudson 23.0
8 New London 23.0
10 Western Christian - Hull 22.0
11 Mount Ayr 20.0
12 Nashua-Plainfield 18.0
12 Woodbury Central - Moville 18.0
14 Denver 17.5
15 Interstate 35 - Truro 17.0