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Two School Records Tumble in Pella High Wrestling Outing

Posted: Sunday, January 25th, 2015 at 6:00 am

Saturday night was alright for fighting for the Pella High wrestling team. Two school records went down, and the Little Dutch placed third as a team at the Williamsburg Invitational. Chase Petty won his weight class and set a new school mark for career wins. The previous record was 114, and he finished the night with 118. Jake Speltz was the other Pella High champ, and he set a new record for pins in a season, which was at 24, with 25, and there’s plenty more matches still left to go this year. Coach Joe Burch tells KNIA/KRLS Sports his team had multiple place-winners and looked really good on the mats. The Little Dutch are next at it on Thursday in a quad meet at Grinnell with ADM, South Tama, and the host Tigers.

Knoxville Girls Clinch Tie In SCC; Boys Fall But Still In Contention

Posted: Sunday, January 25th, 2015 at 5:59 am

The Knoxville Girls Basketball Squad’s firs trip back to the South Central Conference will result in a title. The Panthers clinched no worse than a share of the conference title with a 61-28 thrashing of Chariton on Saturday during the Annual Coaches vs. Cancer event. The Panthers shot the ball poorly but made up with lock down defense not allowing Chariton into double figures in any quarter. Meredith Cunningham led the Panthers and all scorers with 19 points, Knoxville is now 14-1 on the season and 10-0 in the South Central Conference with a chance to clinch the outright title Tuesday at Eddyville-Blakebsurg. The boys knew they would be in for a battle with Chariton. However the Chargers shot lights out and defeated Knoxville 75-59. Knoxville was led by Trent Davis’ 13 points. Knoxville is just a half game behind Chariton and can still claim a share of the conference title by winning out in their final two games.

Mustangs Fifth in Conference Wrestling Tournament

Posted: Sunday, January 25th, 2015 at 5:58 am

PCM’s wrestlers crowned a couple of champions at last night’s Heart of Iowa Conference tournament. Ronnie Marshall wrestled and won his 170 pound weight class in dominating fashion, pinning all three of his opponents in the first period. Tristan Clark also wound up the last man standing in the 126 weight class, defeating Parker Witthuhn of Roland-Story, 3 – 2, in the championship match. Xavier Miller placed second at 132, and Skyler Koder was third. Full results are below.

106 – Jakeb Fenton (8-15) placed 4th and scored 13.00 team points.
Quarterfinal – Kane Borgeson (Greene County) 26-13 won by fall over Jakeb Fenton (Prarrie City Monroe) 8-15 (Fall 0:58)
Cons. Round 1 – Jakeb Fenton (Prarrie City Monroe) 8-15 received a bye () (Bye)
Cons. Semi – Jakeb Fenton (Prarrie City Monroe) 8-15 won by fall over Broc Davidson (North Polk) 11-19 (Fall 5:21)
3rd Place Match – Kane Borgeson (Greene County) 26-13 won by decision over Jakeb Fenton (Prarrie City Monroe) 8-15 (Dec 7-4)

113 – Chace Palm (9-14) place is unknown and scored 0.00 team points.
Quarterfinal – Stephen Shuka (Gilbert) 26-10 won by fall over Chace Palm (Prarrie City Monroe) 9-14 (Fall 0:46)
Cons. Round 1 – Zach Anderson (Roland Story) 23-13 won by fall over Chace Palm (Prarrie City Monroe) 9-14 (Fall 1:25)

126 – Tristan Clark (37-2) placed 1st and scored 24.00 team points.
Quarterfinal – Tristan Clark (Prarrie City Monroe) 37-2 won by fall over Cayden Gerdes (Greene County) 3-11 (Fall 0:28)
Semifinal – Tristan Clark (Prarrie City Monroe) 37-2 won by fall over Devon Van Houten (Saydel) 20-14 (Fall 1:33)
1st Place Match – Tristan Clark (Prarrie City Monroe) 37-2 won by decision over Parker Witthuhn (Roland Story) 29-3 (Dec 3-2)

132 – Xavier Miller (31-3) placed 2nd and scored 18.00 team points.
Quarterfinal – Xavier Miller (Prarrie City Monroe) 31-3 won by fall over Luke Ferguson (Nevada) 4-16 (Fall 2:29)
Semifinal – Xavier Miller (Prarrie City Monroe) 31-3 won by decision over Oscar Ruiz (Saydel) 13-8 (Dec 5-3)
1st Place Match – Abe Yoder (Greene County) 30-4 won by major decision over Xavier Miller (Prarrie City Monroe) 31-3 (MD 13-4)

138 – Branen Pace (3-28) place is unknown and scored 0.00 team points.
Quarterfinal – Jordan Challen (Greene County) 28-2 won by fall over Branen Pace (Prarrie City Monroe) 3-28 (Fall 1:58)
Cons. Round 1 – Ethan Cozad (Collins-Maxwell-Baxter) 11-15 won by fall over Branen Pace (Prarrie City Monroe) 3-28 (Fall 3:24)

145 – Chris Ellens (1-8) place is unknown and scored 0.00 team points.
Quarterfinal – Tommy Bradshaw (Greene County) 27-2 won by fall over Chris Ellens (Prarrie City Monroe) 1-8 (Fall 0:46)
Cons. Round 1 – Kyus Shineflew (Saydel) 3-12 won by major decision over Chris Ellens (Prarrie City Monroe) 1-8 (MD 10-2)

152 – Luke Kramer (1-24) placed 6th and scored 3.00 team points.
Quarterfinal – Grant Sherman (Saydel) 33-1 won by fall over Luke Kramer (Prarrie City Monroe) 1-24 (Fall 2:38)
Cons. Round 1 – Luke Kramer (Prarrie City Monroe) 1-24 received a bye () (Bye)
Cons. Semi – Luke Peters (South Hamilton) 28-7 won by fall over Luke Kramer (Prarrie City Monroe) 1-24 (Fall 1:54)
5th Place Match – Will Dunsbergen (Colfax-Mingo) 10-23 won by fall over Luke Kramer (Prarrie City Monroe) 1-24 (Fall 5:45)

160 – Skyler Koder (8-6) placed 3rd and scored 13.50 team points.
Quarterfinal – Skyler Koder (Prarrie City Monroe) 8-6 received a bye () (Bye)
Semifinal – Isaiah Yoder (Greene County) 23-11 won by major decision over Skyler Koder (Prarrie City Monroe) 8-6 (MD 12-4)
Cons. Semi – Skyler Koder (Prarrie City Monroe) 8-6 received a bye () (Bye)
3rd Place Match – Skyler Koder (Prarrie City Monroe) 8-6 won by tech fall over Hunter Beard (Nevada) 6-20 (TF-1.5 4:04 (16-0))

170 – Ron Marshall (26-4) placed 1st and scored 26.00 team points.
Quarterfinal – Ron Marshall (Prarrie City Monroe) 26-4 won by fall over Alex Peebles (Nevada) 7-17 (Fall 1:52)
Semifinal – Ron Marshall (Prarrie City Monroe) 26-4 won by fall over Mark Kendall (Greene County) 16-18 (Fall 1:32)
1st Place Match – Ron Marshall (Prarrie City Monroe) 26-4 won by fall over Trevor Sprague (Saydel) 22-16 (Fall 1:00)

182 – Jaret Maggard (26-15) placed 4th and scored 14.00 team points.
Quarterfinal – Jaret Maggard (Prarrie City Monroe) 26-15 won by fall over Jack Currans (Gilbert) 7-11 (Fall 0:47)
Semifinal – Keyden Pollock (Greene County) 21-8 won by fall over Jaret Maggard (Prarrie City Monroe) 26-15 (Fall 0:59)
Cons. Semi – Jaret Maggard (Prarrie City Monroe) 26-15 won by fall over Jake Dunsbergen (Colfax-Mingo) 9-24 (Fall 1:11)
3rd Place Match – Blake Coughenour (Collins-Maxwell-Baxter) 13-15 won by fall over Jaret Maggard (Prarrie City Monroe) 26-15 (Fall 0:51)

195 – Mike Fagg (5-16) placed 5th and scored 5.00 team points.
Quarterfinal – Tanner Stille (Roland Story) 24-7 won by fall over Mike Fagg (Prarrie City Monroe) 5-16 (Fall 1:44)
Cons. Round 1 – Mike Fagg (Prarrie City Monroe) 5-16 received a bye () (Bye)
Cons. Semi – Hunter Jesse (Saydel) 16-16 won by fall over Mike Fagg (Prarrie City Monroe) 5-16 (Fall 0:57)
5th Place Match – Mike Fagg (Prarrie City Monroe) 5-16 received a bye () (Bye)

285 – Trent Malone (22-20) placed 3rd and scored 18.00 team points.
Quarterfinal – Trent Malone (Prarrie City Monroe) 22-20 won by fall over Ben Mead (Colfax-Mingo) 8-16 (Fall 3:30)
Semifinal – Archer McFadden (Collins-Maxwell-Baxter) 21-6 won by fall over Trent Malone (Prarrie City Monroe) 22-20 (Fall 2:09)
Cons. Semi – Trent Malone (Prarrie City Monroe) 22-20 won by fall over Joshua Engelby (Roland Story) 7-7 (Fall 4:35)
3rd Place Match – Trent Malone (Prarrie City Monroe) 22-20 won by injury default over Nate Craft (North Polk) 12-14 (Inj. 0:33)

Knoxville Grabs Midland-Wyoming Wrestling Invitational

Posted: Sunday, January 25th, 2015 at 5:57 am

The Knoxville Wrestlers traveled to Midland-Wyoming for the 47th Annual John Byers Invitational yesterday winning by 20 points over second place Iowa City Regina. The Panthers had one champion in CodyRay Smith at 138 pounds and four runners up with Joe Hollinrake at 126 pounds, Jac Agan at 182, Travis Poffenbarger at 195 and Brock Caviness at 285.

1. Knoxville 174.0
2. Iowa City Regina 154.0
3. Tipton 128.0
4. Maquoketa 117.5
5. Clear Creek-Amana 106.0
6. North Linn 102.0
7. Midland 100.5
8. Durant 89.5
9. Edgewood-Colesburg 76.0
10. Lone Tree 56.0
11. Monticello 49.0
12. Bellevue 24.0

113 Results
6th Place – Ben Wooldridge of Knoxville
5th Place Match
Beau Bowman (Maquoketa) 11-10, Sr. over Ben Wooldridge (Knoxville) 18-18, Jr. (Dec 4-0).

126 Results
2nd Place – Joe Hollinrake of Knoxville
1st Place Match
Quinn Murphy (Clear Creek-Amana) 26-7, So. over Joe Hollinrake (Knoxville) 30-5, Fr. (Dec 9-5).

138 Results
1st Place – CodyRay Smith of Knoxville
1st Place Match
CodyRay Smith (Knoxville) 23-12, Fr. over Brier Dunkel (Midland) 27-13, Jr. (Fall 3:42).

145 Results
7th Place – Riley Spaur of Knoxville
7th Place Match
Riley Spaur (Knoxville) 20-12, So. over Dalton Clark (Tipton) 7-15, So. (Fall 1:55).

152 Results
3rd Place – Kevin Woodhouse of Knoxville
3rd Place Match
Kevin Woodhouse (Knoxville) 24-7, Sr. over Mason Simpson (Iowa City Regina) 26-7, So. (Dec 10-4).

160 Results
5th Place – Mansel Johnston of Knoxville
5th Place Match
Mansel Johnston (Knoxville) 13-14, Fr. over Brandon Chalfant (Clear Creek-Amana) 5-24, Jr. (MD 10-0).

170 Results
6th Place – Cameron Brown of Knoxville
5th Place Match
Grant Miller (Midland) 18-23, Sr. over Cameron Brown (Knoxville) 17-15, So. (M. For.).

182 Results
2nd Place – Jac Agan of Knoxville
1st Place Match
Jordan Challis (Tipton) 32-3, Jr. over Jac Agan (Knoxville) 25-9, Sr. (Dec 8-1).

195 Results
2nd Place – Travis Poffenbarger of Knoxville
Round 1
Travis Poffenbarger (Knoxville) 26-7, Jr. over Cameron Ihrig (Tipton) 19-8, Jr. (Dec 8-2).
Round 2
Travis Poffenbarger (Knoxville) 26-7, Jr. over Payton Maske (Iowa City Regina) 13-18, Sr. (Fall 4:53).
Round 3
Travis Poffenbarger (Knoxville) 26-7, Jr. over Max Moore (Clear Creek-Amana) 6-19, So. (Fall 1:45).
Round 4
Travis Poffenbarger (Knoxville) 26-7, Jr. over Gerald Miller (Maquoketa) 9-11, Fr. (Fall 5:41).
Round 5
Brandon Dykes (Durant) 38-3, Jr. over Travis Poffenbarger (Knoxville) 26-7, Jr. (Dec 3-1).

220 Results
4th Place – Jordan Beal of Knoxville
3rd Place Match
Alik Lorenz (Durant) 29-9, Sr. over Jordan Beal (Knoxville) 21-15, Jr. (Fall 3:47).

285 Results
2nd Place – Brock Caviness of Knoxville
Round 1
Brock Caviness (Knoxville) 29-6, Jr. over Zach Timm (Monticello) 30-8, Jr. (Fall 4:29).
Round 2
Brock Caviness (Knoxville) 29-6, Jr. over Trevor Bickford (Maquoketa) 10-13, So. (Fall 1:06).
Round 3
Brock Caviness (Knoxville) 29-6, Jr. over Mason Bird (Durant) 9-15, Fr. (Fall 0:43).
Round 4
Brock Caviness (Knoxville) 29-6, Jr. over Cullen Donlin (Bellevue) 7-23, So. (Fall 0:08).
Round 5
Kyler Schott (North Linn) 29-6, So. over Brock Caviness (Knoxville) 29-6, Jr. (Fall 1:31).

Indianola Finishes 3rd In CIML Meet

Posted: Sunday, January 25th, 2015 at 5:55 am

Indianola placed third at the C-I-M-L Metro Conference meet on Saturday. The Indians had 212 points just five out of second place Des Moines Lincoln. Knoxville’s Alex Purvis and Daniel Mallory placed second in the 200 yard free relay, while Purvis is second in the 50 yard free.

Varsity
Teams: (pts)
1 DSM Roosevelt (332)
2 DSM Lincoln (217)
3 Indianola (212)
4 DSM Hoover/North (155)
5 DSM East (135)
6 Ottumwa (119)

Results:
Alex Purvis/Daniel Mallory
200 Yard Free Relay – 2nd place (1:37.19)
400 Yard Free Relay – 3rd place (3:39.04)

Daniel Mallory
50 Yard Free – 4th place (24.04)
100 Yard Free – 3rd place (52.90)

Alex Purvis
200 Yard Medley Relay – 4th place (1:48.25)
50 Yard Free – 2nd place (23.91)

Ian Daugherty
JV 50 Yard Free – (27.37)
JV 200 Yard Free Relay –
100 Yard Breaststroke – (1:20.94)
JV 400 Yard Free Relay – (4:05.44)

Mixed Bag for Area Teams in Bluegrass Conference Tournaments Openers

Posted: Sunday, January 25th, 2015 at 5:51 am

There was a wide range of results for Twin Cedars and Melcher-Dallas’ girls’ and boys’ basketball teams in Saturday’s first round efforts in the Bluegrass Conference tournament. For Twin Cedars, the girls came up short to Moulton-Udell, 53 – 36. Shyanne Denburger led her team in scoring with ten points. The Saber boys advanced, thanks to a 78 – 64 triumph over Orient-Macksburg. Otis Roby had a whopping 36 points, and Cam Arkema scored 25. Twin Cedars’ girls play Mormon Trail on Monday in the consolation bracket, while the boys earned a trip to play Grandview Christian on Tuesday. Melcher-Dallas’ girls beat Orient-Macksburg, 53 – 21; Kaylee Houston had 22 points, and Megan Roush and Jenny Petersen each put up 13. The Saints’ boys fell in a close one with Iowa Christian Academy, 65 – 50. The Lady Saints advance to play Moravia on Monday.

Dutch Hoops Swept for Third Straight Time

Posted: Sunday, January 25th, 2015 at 5:50 am

Coming home for another pair of conference games, the Central men’s and women’s basketball teams could not protect their court and were swept by Coe on Saturday, in a doubleheader that was live on 92.1 KRLS. Coe’s women downed the Dutch, 62 – 52, despite Central forcing 17 Kohawk turnovers while committing just nine themselves. Kenzie Vander Molen scored 19, while Mariah Swartzentruber dumped in 14 while grabbing a team-high seven rebounds. Central’s men went through a long cold spell in the second half of their game, took Coe to overtime, before falling, 80 – 73. Central was up by seven with about 12 minutes left to play, and did not score a point until there was just 3:49 left in regulation. Colby Taylor snapped his dry spell and scored 22 points to lead the Dutch. Central’s men and women are now 9 – 8 on the season overall; the men are 2 – 4 in the league while the women are 0 – 6. Each team heads to Indianola on Wednesday for another conference doubleheader.

Central Grapplers Trash Buena Vista to Salvage win in IIAC Duals

Posted: Sunday, January 25th, 2015 at 5:49 am

Central finished the day strong on the mats in Saturday’s Iowa Conference dual meets. The Dutch began the four-team affair with a close 22 – 15 loss to Dubuque, before getting demolished by perennial-power, Wartburg, 44 – 0. Central did grab some semblance of momentum after drowning Buena Vista to end the night, 45 – 7. Among the two match winners were Tyler Lowy and Matt Seabold for Central. The Dutch are in action next at home against William Penn for a non-conference dual on Thursday at 7:00 p.m.

Knoxville Scores A Sweep Over Davis County

Posted: Saturday, January 24th, 2015 at 6:00 am

The Knoxville Basketball Squads pulled the sweep over Davis County last night. The girls put on an offensive show and boat raced Davis County out of the arena 75-49. Meredith Cunningham and Ashley Hawkshead combined for 52 of the Panthers 75 points with each scoring 26. The Panthers shot 51% form the field and 41% from three point land. Coach Jim Uitermarkt told KNIA/KRLS Sports the girls ran the offense well. The boys, for the second time this week, earned a hard fought win as they beat Davis County 66-63, despite being outrebounded 38-24. Trent Davis scored 14 points to lead the Panthers. The Knoxville girls are 13-1 and have a chance to clinch a share of the South Central Conference title with a win tonight over Chariton, the Boys are now 10-3 and 8-1 in the conference and have a showdown with the Chargers.

Sweeps Season Continues for Pella High Basketball

Posted: Saturday, January 24th, 2015 at 5:59 am

A pair of huge conference road wins were picked up by the Pella High basketball teams last night in Grimes at D-C-G high school. The Lady Dutch started slow, but finished with a 49 – 37 victory over the Fillies. Pella’s girls held Dallas Center to just seven third quarter points while scoring 14 of their own. Kiara Bradley had a big game in her first game back from injury, scoring 12 points in the first three quarters before fouling out in the fourth, Katie Vander Molen led all Dutch scorers with 14. The stands were packed to the rafters for the boys’ game, but the Little Dutch sent a vast majority home after the halftime entertainment, in an 89 – 48 demolishing of the Mustangs. All 12 players who checked into the game scored, led by Ryan Van Wyk, who went 8-for-10 from the field and scored 17 points, Isaac Naaktgeboren had 16, and Payson Vande Lune put in 13. The Lady Dutch are now 7 – 0 in the conference and 12 – 2 overall, while the boys have won nine straight, sitting at 5 – 2 in the league with an 11 – 2 mark. The two scorching Dutch teams are back in action Tuesday at Grinnell.

Pella Christian Sweeps Newton in Close Fashion for 2015 Homecoming

Posted: Saturday, January 24th, 2015 at 5:57 am

The Pella Christian Eagles girls and boys were able to come away with their first doubleheader sweep since mid-December with a pair of wins at homecoming over Newton in games heard live on KNIAKRLS.com. The girls came away with a 41-37 victory in overtime in Tessa Howerzyl’s return to the hardwood, where she posted nine points in her return, only trailing Cailey Terpstra’s 12 on the team. The 2015 homecoming queen Howerzyl says it was a fun night to snap a losing streak, and it felt great to be back on the court. The boys finish a three-game homestand undefeated after their 61-58 victory against the Cardinals. David Kacmarynski finished the night with 20 points and 11 boards. Levi Jungling continued his hot shooting with 17 points and three from long-range, and Mitch Fopma was big off the bench with 10 second half points. The boys move to 9-4 on the season and the girls to 8-6, and both teams head down Highway 163 to take on Oskaloosa on Tuesday.

PCM Downs Colfax-Mingo

Posted: Saturday, January 24th, 2015 at 5:52 am

The PCM basketball teams came out on top against Colfax-Mingo last night in a Friday evening doubleheader. The Mustangs’ girls allowed the Tigerhawks to score just one point in the first quarter, en route to a 53 – 19 triumph. PCM’s boys played in a tighter affair, but prevailed, 64 – 55. Coach Fred Lorensen tells KNIA/KRLS Sports his team just let Colfax-Mingo hang around. Logan Gillman had a double-double with 22 points and ten rebounds. Trey Lindsay scored 12 and Ricky Reeve dumped in 11. PCM’s girls are now 11 – 5, the boys improve to 11 – 4, and each are off until Tuesday to take on C-M-B.

Trojans Record Sweep on Hoops for Hope Night

Posted: Saturday, January 24th, 2015 at 5:52 am

The Pleasantville girl’s basketball team picked up their first victory in over a month on Friday night at home against East Union 55-28. The Lady Trojans used a balanced scoring attack, led by Kennedy Core and Kelsee Van Haalen each scoring 15 points and forced East Union to turn the ball over. The Pleasantville boy’s basketball team picked up their fourth straight victory on Friday night at home against East Union 76-42. The Trojans got out to a fast start and never looked back, leading at the end of the first quarter, 19-8. Sophomore point guard Brady Elder led the Trojans with 29 points, knocking down six three-point shots. Pleasantville boys’ head coach Tom Wilkins says the bench play has been a big part of the four game winning streak (actuality). Both games were heard on kniakrls.com and both teams are back in action on Monday night on the road against Clarke.

Sabers Sink Mormon Trail in Last Second Thrillers, Saints Split at Home

Posted: Saturday, January 24th, 2015 at 5:51 am

Twin Cedars’ basketball had two very exciting games go their way last night at Mormon Trail. The Saber girls were down by two in the closing seconds, when Liz Rowley hit a big three to give her team the win at the buzzer, 48 – 47. Liz finished with 11, and Shyanne Denburger scored 15. The Saber boys defeated Mormon Trail, 70 – 68, thanks to a last-second lay-up by Otis Roby. The senior dropped in 26 points, and Trace Embray scored 20. Melcher-Dallas’ girls beat Diagonal, 45 – 31. Jenny Petersen had eight points and seven blocks, while Megan Roush tallied 21 points. Both schools enter the Bluegrass Conference tournament, which begins later tonight for the Sabers and the Saints.

Central Basketball Hopes to Snap Skid Today

Posted: Saturday, January 24th, 2015 at 5:50 am

Back-to-back sweeps in the Iowa Conference have sent the Central men’s and women’s basketball teams reeling and looking for a pair of victories this afternoon against Coe. The Kohawk women enter 11 – 5 overall and 3 – 1 in conference play, thanks to some sharp defense that has stifled opponents to 63 points per game up to this point. The Dutch come in fresh off of their fourth loss by three points this season to Buena Vista in OT on Wednesday. Central’s men are 2 – 3 in the league, and their sharp-shooting offense may encounter some problems against Coe, who sits at 4 – 1 in the Iowa Conference, and have allowed only 59 points per league game this season. One big factor for Central has been the stymied production of sophomore Colby Taylor, who, after being named Iowa Conference male athlete of the week after 59 points and 20 rebounds in the first two games of the conference slate, has come up with just 26 points and 31 rebounds in their last three. Coach Craig Douma says it’s a mental issue that both the coaching staff and Taylor himself need to address. Today’s doubleheader inside the P.H. Kuyper Gymnasium can be heard live on 92.1 KRLS and KNIAKRLS.com, with Cory Houser and Jacob Dreyer perched in the loft. Pre-game coverage is slated to begin at 1:45 p.m.

Marion County Scoreboard 1/23/2015

Posted: Friday, January 23rd, 2015 at 6:46 pm

Girls Basketball:

Pella 49 Dallas Center-Grimes 37 FT

Pella Christian 41 Newton 37 FT/OT

Knoxville 75 Davis County 49 FT

Pleasantville 55 East Union 28 FT

Boys Basketball

Pella 89 Dallas Center-Grimes 48 FT

Pella Christian 62 Newton 59 FT

Knoxville 66 Davis Count 63 FT

Pleasantville 76 East Union 42 FT

Little Dutch Win Two-of-Three at Home on the Mats

Posted: Friday, January 23rd, 2015 at 6:00 am

Two-out-of-three certainly wasn’t bad for the Pella High wrestling team yesterday. The Little Dutch lost just one of their dual matches in their home quad. Colfax-Mingo fell to Pella to begin, 48 – 21. The Tigerhawks had several forfeited weight classes that the Dutch took advantage of. Conference foe, Dallas Center – Grimes, doubled up Pella, 38 – 19. Jacob Diehl and Jake Speltz were among the few winners for the Little Dutch against the Mustangs. Pella finished the night with a 52 – 21 thwomping of Nevada. A full list of results can be found below. Pella High will be at Williamsburg for an invitational on Saturday.

DCG 38

Pella 19

106: Max Tracy (DCG) won by forfeit

113: Adyen Kovaleski (DCG) won by forfeit

120: Ethan Speltz (P) lost by major decision 0-12 Zane Mulder (DCG)

126: Daltion Chapman (P) lost by fall in 0:52 to Drew Kearney (DCG)

132: Chase Petty (P) won by fall in 3:24 to Nick Bell (DCG)

138: Jacob Diehl (P) won by regular decision of 6-4 to Jacob Murillo (DCG)

145: Sam Fredrickson (P) lost by major decision of 0-12 to Dallas Miles (DCG)

152: Austin Bragg (P) lost by regular decision of 3-7 to Nick Brushaber (DCG)

160: Jake Speltz (P) won by major decision of 9-0 vs. Logan Buck (DCG)

170: Ashton Messer (P) won by fall in 3:09 to Sean Kelly (DCG)

182: Stoyn Kirby (P) won by forfeit

195: Andrew Seim (DCG) won by forfeit

220: Carter Terpstra (P) lost by fall in 1:40 to Cole Baker (DCG)

285: Keegan Poole (P) lost by major decision of 2-8 to Bryce Shutter (DCG)

Colfax-Mingo 21

Pella 48

106: Both teams were open

113: Ty Carlson (CM) won by forfeit

120: Ethan Speltz (P) won by forfeit

126: Dalton Chapman (P) lost by fall in 1:19 to Adam Teed (CM)

132: Chase Petty (P) won by forfeit

138: Jacob Diehl (P) lost by fall in 4:21 to Richard Blom (CM)

145: Sam Fredrickson (P) lost by regular decision of 4-5 to Colton Lourens (CM)

152: Austin Bragg (P) won by fall in 0:15 to Will Dunsbergen (CM)

160: Jake Speltz (P) won by forfeit

170: Ashton Messer (P) won by forfeit

182: Stoyn Kirby (P) won by fall in 0:36 to Jake Dunsbergen (CM)

195: Dylan Larson (P) won by forfeit

220: Carter Terpstra (P) won by forfeit

285: Keegan Poole (P) won by fall in 0:50 to Ben Mead (CM)

Nevada 21

Pella 52

106: Both teams were open

113: Wayne Beard (N) won by forfeit

120: Ethan Speltz (P) won by fall in 1:57 to Denis Garcia (N)

126: Daltion Chapman (P) lost by fall in :47 to Emilio Saldana (N)

132: Chase Petty (P) won by fall in :51 to Evan Farmer (N)

138: Jacob Diehl won (P) by fall in 1:18 to Luke Ferguson (N)

145: Sam Fredrickson (P) lost by injury default

152: Austin Bragg (P) lost by regular decision in OT 6-8 to Traye Pelzer (N)

160: Jake Speltz (P) won by fall in 0:49 to Hunter Beard (N)

170: Ashton Messer (P) won by major decision of 11-0 to Alex Peebles (N)

182: Stoyn Kirby (P) won by forfeit

195: Dylan Larson (P) won by forfeit

220: Carter Terpstra (P) won by forfeit

285: Keegan Poole (P) won by forfeit

Knoxville Wrestling Pins Down A Victory Over Oskaloosa

Posted: Friday, January 23rd, 2015 at 5:59 am

Brock Caviness scored a pin in the final bout of the night allowing Knoxville to defeat Oskaloosa in wrestling last night 37-32. The Panthers got wins from Ben Wooldridge, CodyRay Smith, Michael Ullestad, Kevin Woodhouse, Mansel Johnson, and Travis Poffenbarger. The Panthers are now 13-3 in dual meets. The Panthers turn their attention to the 47th Annual John Byers Invitational at Midland-Wyoming on Saturday.

OSKALOOSA 32
KNOXVILLE 37
106 Ben Wooldridge (Knoxville) over Talon Munger (Oskaloosa) (Fall 3:48)
113 Double Forfeit (no points awarded)
120 Drew Sams (Oskaloosa) win by (Fall 4:29)
126 Skylar DeJong (Oskaloosa) over Joe Hollinrake (Knoxville) (TF 16-1 4:31)
132 Mitchell Schaffner (Oskaloosa) forfeit
138 CodyRay Smith (Knoxville) over Zac Randau (Oskaloosa) (MD 15-3)
145 Michael Ullestad (Knoxville) over Brady Beerbower (Oskaloosa) (Fall 5:30)
152 Kevin Woodhouse (Knoxville) over Skyler Allison (Oskaloosa) (Fall 1:48)
160 Mansel Johnston (Knoxville) over Andy Bonilla (Oskaloosa) (Dec 3-2)
170 Cody Jones (Oskaloosa) over Cameron Brown (Knoxville) (Fall 0:27)
182 Kyler Salazar (Oskaloosa) over Jac Agan (Knoxville) (Fall 4:37)
195 Travis Poffenbarger (Knoxville) Forfeit
220 Callan Tomlin (Oskaloosa) over Jordan Beal (Knoxville) (Dec 10-5)
285 Brock Caviness (Knoxville) over Zane McKay (Oskaloosa) (Fall 1:15)

Eagles Boys Aimed to Stay Poised Against Newton for Homecoming Tonight

Posted: Friday, January 23rd, 2015 at 5:58 am

It’s been a more than three weeks of close games for the Pella Christian Eagles boys’ basketball team since they’ve returned from the holiday break. In the last six days, they have won a pair of non-conference games against Des Moines Christian and Ballard after dropping four conference games in a row, including at home against Pella, and on the road to Norwalk, Grinnell, and DCG. Pella Christian Head Coach Larry Hessing says he knew his team had the ability to bounce back. Hessing says his team’s competitive edge is what will keep them focused during a number of homecoming activities. Our coverage of Pella Christian’s Homecoming against Newton begins with pregame coverage at 6 p.m. on KRLS2 at kniakrls.com.

Knoxville Starts Big Weekend Of Hoops With Davis County

Posted: Friday, January 23rd, 2015 at 5:57 am

The Knoxville Basketball Squads are back in the South Central Conference tonight playing host to Davis County. The boys fell to the Mustangs back in December in A high scoring game. Coach Jeff Larson tells KNIA/KRLS Sports how his team’s perimeter defense plays and how they work against the zone defense is what he will be looking for as a couple of keys to the game. The girls are looking to inch closer to a South Central Conference title. They have a two game lead with four to play including tonight’s contest with Davis County. You can hear the play-by-play on AM 1320 and 95.3 KNIA and kniakrls.com starting just after six.