Top 5 Class 2A teams after the semifinals
1st: West Delaware (115 PTS) West Delaware has clinched the team title in Class 2A. They send 2 in the finals, have 6 still alive for 3rd, and have 3 more wrestling for 7th place tomorrow.
2nd: Osage (82 PTS) Three in the finals for Osage, 1 alive for 3rd, and 1 going for 7th tomorrow.
3rd: Independence (69 PTS) Independence sends their top ranked kids to the finals and have a pair of unranked wrestlers alive for 3rd place.
4th: Crestwood (64 PTS) The Cadets send a pair to the finals and have two wrestlers alive for 3rd place.
5th: Centerville (47.5) The Big Red send a pair of four time finalists to the mats Saturday and have 10th ranked Henderson still alive for the 3rd place.
*** Notable Class 2A Semifinal Bouts ***
106 LBS: 4th ranked Kade Blume of Roland Story grabbed the lone takedown of the match and defeated 3rd ranked Carson Doolittle of Webster City 3-1 in a solid battle.
113 LBS: In another battle of solid freshman, 3rd ranked Anders Kittelson of Crestwood will head to the finals after narrowly defeating 4th ranked Tucker Stangel of Osage 3-2.
120 LBS: Top ranked McKinley Robbins of Greene County defeated four time placer Keaton Zeimet of Central DeWitt 4-2. A 3rd period takedown sealed the deal for Robbins.
145 LBS: In one heckuva battle, top ranked Matthew Lewis of Centerville will make his 4th trip to finals after out lasting 5th ranked Jackson Rolfs of Decorah. Lewis lead 3-2 after two periods and was able ride Rolfs out in the 3rd period.
152 LBS: In by far the wildest match of the 2a semifinals, 6th ranked Tyler Brown of Winterset heads to the finals after defeating 2nd ranked Grifen Molle of NDWB-Danville 17-14. Brown sealed the deal with a late takedown while leading 15-14.
170 LBS: 5th ranked Mitchell Joines of Bishop Heelan with the upset over top ranked Jared Voss of West Delaware. Joines led 4-3 in the 3rd period and was able to snag a reversal late in the match to win 6-3.
195 LBS: 3rd ranked Jacob Reicks trailed his match throughout with 2nd ranked Jackson Kinsella of Creston-OM. Reicks got a clutch takedown with 29 seconds to go in the match and was able to ride Kinsella out for the 4-3 win.
*** Top 15 2A Teams ***
1 West Delaware 115.0
2 Osage 82.0
3 Independence 69.0
4 Crestwood, Cresco 64.0
5 Centerville 47.5
6 NH/TV 44.0
7 Union, LaPorte City 38.0
8 Notre Dame/W.B./Danville 37.5
9 Winterset 36.0
10 East Marshall, LeGrand 35.5
11 Central Lyon-G-LR 31.0
12 Solon 29.5
13 Grinnell 29.0
14 Webster City 28.0
15 Bishop Heelan 26.0
15 Camanche 26.0
15 Clarion-Goldfield-Dows 26.0