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Wrestlers take fourth place at Oelwein tournament

Danny Whitmore looks to the sidelines for a sign during one of his matches at Vinton-Shellsburg Thursday. (photo by Elizabeth Gnida)

OELWEIN– Solon’s Trevor Nelson remained undefeated and captured his first tournament championship (152 pounds) as the Spartan wrestling crew placed fourth at the 10-team Oelwein Invitational Saturday.
Crestwood took the team title with 278 points, but the Spartans grabbed a solid fourth place behind host Oelwein with a score of 147 and two champions. Logan Linderbaum also placed first in the tournament at 285 pounds.
Louis Gnida (120) and Cole Fritz (138) took home second place, while Trevor Yahr (126) and Nick Bailey (170) captured fourth place finishes.
Bailey Redlinger (113), Graeson Dall (145) and Justin Gibbs (220) finished in fifth place, while Trevor Haight (132) and Max Turkal (195) brought in the team’s final points in sixth place.
Earlier in the week, the Spartans split a double dual meet at Vinton-Shellsburg with Western Dubuque.
Solon defeated the host Vikings, 56-21, but fell to Western Dubuque, 55-13.
“Tough loss to Western Dubuque,” noted Solon head coach Brooks McLaren. “Good conference win.”
Gnida, Fritz and Nelson were undefeated during the dual meet.

Results for Solon @ Oelwein Invitational
Bailey Redlinger (2-2)
113: No Baker (Byron) won by pin over Bailey Redlinger (Solon) 0:33.
113: Bailey Redlinger (Solon) won by pin over Tanner Walker (Postville) 1:29.
113: Brennon Ryan (Oelwein) won by pin over Bailey Redlinger (Solon) 2:40.
113: Bailey Redlinger (Solon) won by pin over Jacob Wolf (Independence) 0:00.
Louis Gnida (2-1)
120: Louis Gnida (Solon) won by major decision over Colton Dietrick (Jesup) 12-2.
120: Louis Gnida (Solon) won by decision over Clayton Beers (Prairie Du Chein) 3-1.
120: Chase Lienhard (Crestwood) won by decision over Louis Gnida (Solon) 13-6.
Trevor Yahr (1-2)
126: Chase Hershey (Oelwein) won by pin over Trevor Yahr (Solon) 0:00.
126: Trevor Yahr (Solon) won by decision over Tanner Walker (Postville) 7-3.
126: Chase Hershey (Oelwein) won by pin over Trevor Yahr (Solon) 1:50.

Trevor Haight (1-3)
132: Alex Warm (Jesup) won by pin over Trevor Haight (Solon) 4:00.
132: Trevor Haight (Solon) won by decision over Drew Yeomans (Prairie Du Chein) 9-4.
132: Carter Block (Oelwein) won by pin over Trevor Haight (Solon) 3:58.
132: Tanner Erickson-Dale (Independence) won by major decision over Trevor Haight (Solon) 16-7.
Cole Fritz (2-1)
138: Cole Fritz (Solon) won by pin over Logan Loman (Prairie du chein) 4:30.
138: Cole Fritz (Solon) won by major decision over Tanner Walker (Postville) 12-2.
138: Trae Pecinovsky (Crestwood) won by pin over Cole Fritz (Solon) 2:00.
Graeson Dall (2-2)
145: Elijiah Michaels (Independence) won by major decision over Graeson Dall (Solon) 14-5.
145: Graeson Dall (Solon) won by decision over Carter Titlbach (Prairie Du Chein) 6-1.
145: Cole Stanford (Oelwein) won by pin over Graeson Dall (Solon) 1:21.
145: Graeson Dall (Solon) won by pin over Elijiah Michaels (Independence) 3:16.
Trevor Nelson (3-0)
152: Trevor Nelson (Solon) won by pin over Tyson Decker (Oelwein) 1:06.
152: Trevor Nelson (Solon) won by pin over Isaac Hoover (Crest wood) 4:19.
152: Trevor Nelson (Solon) won by pin over J Ellsbury (Byron) 7:00.
Joshua Bender (0-2)
160: Jared Gerner (Clayton Ridge) won by pin over Joshua Bender (Solon) 0:56.
160: Tanner Walker (Postville) won by pin over Joshua Bender (Solon) 2:22.
Nick Bailey (2-2)
170: D Falconer (Byron) won by pin over Nick Bailey (Solon) 3:24.
170: Nick Bailey (Solon) won by pin over Tanner Walker (Postville) 0:58.
170: Nick Bailey (Solon) won by decision over Brian Jasper (Independence) 7-5.
170: D Falconer (Byron) won by pin over Nick Bailey (Solon) 0:00.
Max Turkal (1-3)
195: DeVante Miller (Jesup) won by major decision over Max Turkal (Solon) 12-2.
195: Max Turkal (Solon) won by pin over Tanner Walker (Postville) 3:07.
195: Kris Ihde (Clayton Ridge) won by pin over Max Turkal (Solon) 0:45.
195: DeVante Miller (Jesup) won by pin over Max Turkal (Solon) 5:09.
Justin Gibbs (2-2)
220: Justin Gibbs (Solon) won by pin over Brendon Fleshner (Prairie Du Chein) 5:25.
220: Travis McMillan (Oelwein) won by pin over Justin Gibbs (Solon) 0:54.
220: Preston Schaufenbuel (Jesup) won by decision over Justin Gibbs (Solon) 3-2.
220: Justin Gibbs (Solon) won by pin over Alex Tielbar (Clayton Ridge) 0:37.

Logan Linderbaum (2-0)
285: Logan Linderbaum (Solon) won by decision over Travis McMillan (Oelwein) 8-4.
285: Logan Linderbaum (Solon) won by decision over Jade Miller (Crestwood) 6-3.

Box score for dual at Western Dubuque
Epworth, Western Dubuque (EWD) 55.0 Solon (SOLO) 13.0.
106: Collin Koerperich, EWD, forf. 113: Tyler Mensen, EWD, forf. 120: Louis Gnida, SOLO, maj. dec. Bailey Thurm, EWD, 10-1. 126: Dain Gansen, EWD, maj. dec. Trevor Yahr, SOLO, 11-3. 132: Austin Hosch, EWD, pinned Trevor Haight, SOLO, 2:45. 138: Cole Fritz, SOLO, dec. Andy Dougherty, EWD, 6-5. 145: Luis Uribe, EWD, pinned Graeson Dall, SOLO, 0:55. 152: Trevor Nelson, SOLO, dec. Dylan Gansen, EWD, 6-5. 160: Jacob Burds, EWD, forf. . 170: Max Lyon, EWD, pinned Nick Bailey, SOLO, 1:32. 182: Ryan Kluesner (EWD) sv-1 Danny Whitmore (SOLO) 7-5. 195: Bryce Hoerner, EWD, pinned Max Turkal, SOLO, 1:51. 220: Brennan Koerperich, EWD, forf. . 285: Logan Linderbaum, SOLO, dec. Dylan Hoefler, EWD, 6-4.

Box score for dual at Vinton-Shellsburg
Solon (SOLO) 56.0 Vinton-Shellsburg (VISH) 21.0.
106: Conner Miracle, VISH, forf. 113: Max Wehage, VISH, forf. 120: Louis Gnida, SOLO, pinned Bryce Rasmussen, VISH, 0:44. 126: Trevor Yahr, SOLO, forf. . 132: Tanner Davis, VISH, dec. Trevor Haight, SOLO, 6-4. 138: Cole Fritz, SOLO, dec. Tevin Mull, VISH, 6-0. 145: Graeson Dall, SOLO, pinned Dylan Wagner, VISH, 1:28. 152: Trevor Nelson, SOLO, forf. . 160: Michael Neal, VISH, forf. . 170: Nick Bailey, SOLO, forf. . 182: Danny Whitmore, SOLO, pinned Warren Rouse, VISH, 1:20. 195: Max Turkal, SOLO, pinned Ethan Henry, VISH, 0:40. 220: Mitch Silberstein, SOLO, pinned Jacob O’Brien, VISH, 0:28. 285: Logan Linderbaum, SOLO, disq. Steve Henry, VISH. (SOLO unsportsman like conduct-1.000)