Panorama wrestlers compete at WCAC tourney, Thursday quadrangular

Panorama senior Wyatt Appleseth cruised to first place at 160 pounds at Saturday's WCAC tourney. He is shown winning his bracket Dec. 11 at Central Decatur. Photo courtesy Lynnea Andersen.

PLEASANTVILLE — The Panorama grapplers completed the 2020 portion of their schedule Saturday with a trip to the WCAC tourney. The Panthers were fifth in the team standings and crowned a pair of champions. The action came after the team competed Thursday in a quadrangular meet at Ogden.

Interstate-35 won the conference meet with 209 points, with Woodward-Granger second at 189.5. Van Meter/Earlham (166), Ogden (142), Panorama (110.5), Pleasantville (96), West Central Valley (92), and AC/GC (77) rounded out the field.

Class 2A No. 2 Wyatt Appleseth won the 160-pound bracket. Appleseth used a pin, a technical fall, and a second pin to win the bracket and improve to 20-0 for the season.

Cooper Anderson (17-0) also remained unbeaten after winning at 220 pounds. He competed twice, scoring pin fall victories in both matches.

Logan Christe (17-3) was 2-1 with a pin and a decision in placing third at 126 pounds, with Ryan Fees (13-8) fourth at 152 after a 2-2 mark that included a pin and a win by decision while Jared Henderson (11-8) was 1-2 with a win by pin in finishing fourth at heavyweight.

Cayden Van Meer (8-10) was 2-2 with two pins at 145, with Landon Goodenberger (10-11) 2-2 with a pair of pins at 170, with each finishing fifth. Also fifth was 113-pounder Maddox Nunn (4-10), who dropped both of his matches.

Panorama topped AC/GC, 38-36, Thursday, but was topped, 48-34, by Ogden, and 54-30 by Southeast Valley. Ogden beat AC/GC, 42-32, with SEV besting Ogden, 45-30, and AC/GC, 51-18, in the other duals.

Appleseth, Andersen, and Fees were all 3-0 for the Panthers, with Nunn, Christe, and Henderson each 2-1.

Kael Wirt (160 pounds) was 1-0, with Van Meer and Goodenberger each winless in three matches.


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