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Wrestlers crown four, win Oelwein tournament

OELWEIN– Solon crowned four champions on the way to winning the Oelwein Invitational wrestling tournament Dec. 13.
Cole Fritz (138 pounds), Kade Steuhm (145), Trevor Nelson (160) and Logan Linderbaum (285) each won by decision in the first place matches for their weight classes.
Ben Carr (120), Louis Gnida (126) and Trevor Yahr (132) reached the championship match in their classes but had to settle for second place. Christian Haight (106), Graeson Dall (152), Dillon Diltz (170) and Nick Bailey (195) captured third place points for Solon.
The Spartans edged out Byron High School for the tournament title with 241.5 points.

Oelwein Invitational Results for Solon
106: Christian Haight (5-4) placed third and scored 17.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1: Christian Haight (Solon) 5-4 received a bye.
Quarterfinal: Christian Haight (Solon) 5-4 won by major decision over Blake Garcia (Prairie du Chien/Wauzeka-Steub) 6-5 (MD 11-3)
Semifinal: Austin Parmely (Oelwein) 8-4 won by fall over Christian Haight (Solon) 5-4 (Fall 3:17)
Cons. Semi: Christian Haight (Solon) 5-4 received a bye.
Third Place Match: Christian Haight (Solon) 5-4 won by fall over Ike Shultz (Byron High School) 4-3 (Fall 0:20)

113: Jaden Owen (3-6) place is unknown and scored 4.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1: Jaden Owen (Solon) 3-6 won by fall over Alfonso Vazquez (Postville) 0-3 (Fall 3:30)
Quarterfinal: Brady Wilsie (Byron High School) 8-0 won by fall over Jaden Owen (Solon) 3-6 (Fall 0:28)
Cons. Round 2: Jaden Owen (Solon) 3-6 received a bye.
Cons. Round 3: Dylan Loomer (Jesup) 7-4 won by fall over Jaden Owen (Solon) 3-6 (Fall 1:23)

120: Ben Carr (8-1) placed second and scored 22.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1: Ben Carr (Solon) 8-1 received a bye.
Quarterfinal: Ben Carr (Solon) 8-1 won by fall over Mason Hershey (Oelwein) 3-7 (Fall 0:08)
Semifinal: Ben Carr (Solon) 8-1 won by fall over Mitchell Hayes (Starmont) 7-6 (Fall 3:41)
First Place Match: Brandon Mayer (Crestwood) 10-0 won by decision over Ben Carr (Solon) 8-1 (Dec 7-0)

126: Louis Gnida (9-1) placed second and scored 21.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1: Louis Gnida (Solon) 9-1 received a bye.
Quarterfinal: Louis Gnida (Solon) 9-1 won by fall over Keaton Stoner (Independence) 4-4 (Fall 0:54)
Semifinal: Louis Gnida (Solon) 9-1 won by major decision over Connor Slifka (Crestwood) 9-3 (MD 13-2)
First Place Match: Nolan Baker (Byron High School) 8-0 won by fall over Louis Gnida (Solon) 9-1 (Fall 1:23)

132: Trevor Yahr (5-4) placed second and scored 22.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1: Trevor Yahr (Solon) 5-4 received a bye.
Quarterfinal: Trevor Yahr (Solon) 5-4 won by fall over Austin Stonecipher (Byron High School) 1-5 (Fall 3:43)
Semifinal: Trevor Yahr (Solon) 5-4 won by fall over Jacob Clark (Jesup) 7-5 (Fall 0:43)
First Place Match: Chase Lienhard (Crestwood) 8-2 won by fall over Trevor Yahr (Solon) 5-4 (Fall 1:01)

138: Cole Fritz (5-4) placed first and scored 24.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1: Cole Fritz (Solon) 5-4 received a bye.
Quarterfinal: Cole Fritz (Solon) 5-4 won by fall over Logan Lomen (Prairie du Chien/Wauzeka-Steub) 5-8 (Fall 0:21)
Semifinal: Cole Fritz (Solon) 5-4 won by decision over Trae Pecinovsky (Crestwood) 8-5 (Dec 6-2)
First Place Match: Cole Fritz (Solon) 5-4 won by decision over Josh Larson (Byron High School) 6-1 (Dec 12-10)

145: Kade Steuhm (5-2) placed first and scored 24.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1: Kade Steuhm (Solon) 5-2 received a bye.
Quarterfinal: Kade Steuhm (Solon) 5-2 won by fall over Raymond Murphy (Edgewood-Colesburg) 0-7 (Fall 1:03)
Semifinal: Kade Steuhm (Solon) 5-2 won by decision over Neil Clement (Crestwood) 8-5 (Dec 9-7)
First Place Match: Kade Steuhm (Solon) 5-2 won by decision over Alex Warm (Jesup) 8-5 (Dec 8-2)

152: Graeson Dall (8-3) placed third and scored 20.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1: Graeson Dall (Solon) 8-3 received a bye.
Quarterfinal: Graeson Dall (Solon) 8-3 won by fall over Tyler McKay (Byron High School) 2-4 (Fall 3:39)
Semifinal: Tyler Thomas (Crestwood) 8-2 won by tech fall over Graeson Dall (Solon) 8-3 (TF-1.5 3:15 (19-2))
Cons. Semi: Graeson Dall (Solon) 8-3 won by fall over Joseph Bebber (Clayton Ridge) 7-4 (Fall 4:25)
Third Place Match: Graeson Dall (Solon) 8-3 won by fall over Cole Stanford (Oelwein) 11-5 (Fall 4:56)

160: Trevor Nelson (10-0) placed first and scored 25.50 team points.
Champ. Round 1: Trevor Nelson (Solon) 10-0 received a bye.
Quarterfinal: Trevor Nelson (Solon) 10-0 won by tech fall over Mitch Ohl (Independence) 7-3 (TF-1.5 3:13 (16-0))
Semifinal: Trevor Nelson (Solon) 10-0 won by fall over Clay Braden (Edgewood-Colesburg) 4-6 (Fall 0:28)
First Place Match: Trevor Nelson (Solon) 10-0 won by decision over Brandon Elsbury (Byron High School) 7-1 (Dec 4-2)

170: Dillon Diltz (8-4) placed third and scored 12.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1: Dillon Diltz (Solon) 8-4 received a bye.
Quarterfinal: Luke House (Independence) 6-5 won by decision over Dillon Diltz (Solon) 8-4 (Dec 6-4)
Cons. Round 2: Dillon Diltz (Solon) 8-4 received a bye.
Cons. Round 3: Dillon Diltz (Solon) 8-4 won by decision over Collin Krapfl (Clayton Ridge) 0-4 (Dec 4-1)
Cons. Semi: Dillon Diltz (Solon) 8-4 won by decision over Ethan Swiggum (Prairie du Chien/Wauzeka-Steub) 8-5 (Dec 14-10)
Third Place Match: Dillon Diltz (Solon) 8-4 won by decision over Luke House (Independence) 6-5 (Dec 9-7)

182: Zach Wegmann (4-6) placed 5th and scored 9.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1: Zach Wegmann (Solon) 4-6 received a bye.
Quarterfinal: Zach Wegmann (Solon) 4-6 won by decision over Devon Baumgartner (Starmont) 2-6 (Dec 5-3)
Semifinal: Danny Falconer (Byron High School) 7-0 won by fall over Zach Wegmann (Solon) 4-6 (Fall 1:36)
Cons. Semi: Robby McKeeman (Oelwein) 1-5 won by fall over Zach Wegmann (Solon) 4-6 (Fall 2:37)
5th Place Match: Zach Wegmann (Solon) 4-6 won by decision over Devon Baumgartner (Starmont) 2-6 (Dec 8-5)

195: Nick Bailey (8-4) placed third and scored 15.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1: Nick Bailey (Solon) 8-4 received a bye.
Quarterfinal: Nick Bailey (Solon) 8-4 won by decision over Chase Peterman (Starmont) 2-2 (Dec 8-1)
Semifinal: Zach Lamphere (Oelwein) 13-1 won by fall over Nick Bailey (Solon) 8-4 (Fall 3:30)
Cons. Semi: Nick Bailey (Solon) 8-4 won by decision over Trevor Trende (Crestwood) 4-5 (Dec 12-7)
Third Place Match: Nick Bailey (Solon) 8-4 won by major decision over Tye Schafer (Prairie du Chien/Wauzeka-Steub) 8-5 (MD 8-0)

285: Logan Linderbaum (7-0) placed first and scored 26.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1: Logan Linderbaum (Solon) 7-0 received a bye.
Quarterfinal: Logan Linderbaum (Solon) 7-0 won by fall over Michael Chapman (Starmont) 0-5 (Fall 0:28)
Semifinal: Logan Linderbaum (Solon) 7-0 won by fall over Henry Horan (Oelwein) 8-8 (Fall 3:16)
First Place Match: Logan Linderbaum (Solon) 7-0 won by decision over Brian Sadler (Jesup) 10-3 (Dec 6-3)