W-G matmen storm through quadrangular

Austin Scharlau of Woodward-Granger begins to turn Perry's Jered Narber in their match at 152 pounds Tuesday. Scharlau won the duel with a pin.

The Woodward-Granger wrestlers blasted Montezuma and Ogden Tuesday before finishing 3-0 at the Perry quadrangular with a solid win over the hosts.

The Hawks were 66-9 winners over Ogden and posted a 63-18 win over Montezuma while recording a 54-25 victory against Perry, with W-G wrestlers having their hands raised in 32 of the 42 individual matches.

W-G competed at each weight class and received 12 total forfeits Tuesday, leaving 30 matches to be decided on the mat. Of those, the Hawks were victorious 20 times, scoring 17 pin falls and claiming three decisions.

Defending state runner-up Cody Fisher of W-G lifts Jonathan Silva of Perry during their meeting at 195 pounds.

Senior Hunter Pierce needed a combined 1 minute and 48 seconds to score a trio of pins at 106 pounds. Pierce had recorded his 100th career victory at Saturday’s Field Invitational in Woodward.

Dilynn Lewiston was 3-0 at 113 pounds with two forfeits and a pin while Ryan Munoz spent perhaps 15 combined seconds on the mats Tuesday, receiving three forfeits at 120 pounds.

Senior Austin Scharlau used two pins and a forfeit to post a 3-0 mark at 152, with Kade Polich 3-0 on two pins and forfeit at 182 while second-ranked sophomore Cody Fisher was 3-0 at 195 with a pin, an 8-5 decision over Ogden’s Blake Haub and a forfeit.

Also finishing 3-0 was heavyweight Tyler Lawrenson, who received one forfeit while winning twice with pin falls.

Payton Tague (126), Colt Palmer (132) and Cole Carman (145) were all 2-1, each receiving a forfeit and each winning once by pin. Gabe Yingst (160) finished 2-1 as well, both of his wins coming by pin fall.

Cale Pritchett wrestled once, winning by decision at 170, with Jay Dorenkamp 1-2 at 138 with a win by decision. Dillon Fogarty was 1-2 with a pin at 220, with Travis Schieltz unable to score a win in two bouts at 170.

W-G returns to action when they journey to the Webster City Invitational Saturday.



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