Carroll Wrestling Results At State Thursday, February 17th
Carroll At Class 2A
Carroll had a good day advancing all four wrestlers into Friday with Cael Nelson in the semifinals and Dreylen Schweitzer, Carter Drake and Sterling Rodman all winning in the 1st round consolations to advance to the 2nd round consolations.
Dreylen Schweitzer fell in his opening match against Colin Cassady of West Liberty. Schweitzer fell behind early and tried to battle back but was hindered by a right elbow issue. Schweitzer picked up some points in the 3rd period by fell 15-7. Schweitzer rebounded well, beating Peyton Pilgrim of Assumption in the 1st round consolations. Schweitzer held on for a 9-7 win, though Pilgrim was on top, most of the 3rd period. Schweitzer says he controlled the wrist which allowed him to keep Pilgrim from rolling him and picking up points during the final 1:34 of the match. Schweitzer will wrestle in loser of Friday mornings quarterfinals between Kaden Weber of Nevada and Ethan Skoglund of Sergeant Bluff Luton in the 2nd round consolation.
Cael Nelson beat Kade Bauer of Sioux Center by fall (2:41). Nelson fell behind 2-0 in the 1st period with a surprise take down. He took control early in period 2, after starting down, he got a reversal and was able to pick up the win by fall shortly after. Nelson faces off with Camron Phetxoumphone of Webster City in the quarterfinals at 120 on Friday morning.
Carter Drake at 138 was able to bounce back in the 1st round consolations after a devastating loss in the 1st round. Drake gave up a point for locking his feet or he would have led 4-3 late in the 3rd period. Ty Koedam of Sergeant Bluff Luton took advantage with a take down with 2 seconds left in the match sending Drake into the 1st round consolations. Drake faced a rematch with Austin Evans of Creston who he beat at districts. Drake gave up a takedown in the 1st period and trailed 2-0 going into period 2. He scored an escape with under :40 left in the 2nd period as the wrestlers went off the mat. His quick take-down just before the end of the period put him ahead 3-2. Drake scored a takedown in period 3 and held on for a 5-2 win. Drake moves into the 2nd round consolations against with loser of Friday mornings quarterfinals between Sir Brando Watts of Bishop Heelan and Brent Yonkovic of West Delaware.
Sterling Rodman fell behind early in his 1st round match against Brady Ortner of Vinton Shellsburg. Rodman said he wrestled cautious the first match of the day, trying to stay close instead of wrestling his match. He lost 12-4, falling to the 1st round consolations. Rodman didn’t wrestle cautious in his second match of the day. Tate Schmitt of Hampton Dumont had a 4–5-inch height advantage but Rodman was able to hold off Schmitt’s attempts to muscle him up top. Rodman scored a takedown near the edge of the mat early, then turned his second takedown into a win by fall (1:05), advancing into the 2nd round consolations on Friday morning vs the loser of Friday morning quarterfinal between Kadin Stutzman of Atlantic and Brady Barringer of Winterset.
Class 2A 1st Round
Dreylen Schweitzer of Carroll Jr (30-14) Vs Colin Cassady of West Liberty Jr (40-5)
Schweitzer lost 15-7 and will wrestle Peyton Pilgrim of Assumption in the 1st Round Consolations on Thursday Morning.
Cael Nelson of Carroll So (36-10) Vs Kade Bauer of Sioux Center So (30-16)
Nelson won by Fall at 2:41 and will wrestle Camron Phetxoumphone of Webster City in the quarterfinals on Friday.
Carter Drake of Carroll Sr (37-7) Vs Ty Koedam of Sergeant Bluff Luton Jr (48-8)
Drake lost 6-4 and will wrestle Austin Evans of Creston in 1st Round Consolations Thursday morning.
Sterling Rodman of Carroll Sr (32-16) Vs Brady Ortner of Vinton Shellsburg Sr (36-5)
Rodman lost 12-4 and will wrestle Tate Schmitt of Hampton Dumont (24-10) in 1st round consolations Thursday Morning.
Class 2A 1st Round Consolations
Dreylen Schweitzer of Carroll (30-15) Vs Peyton Pilgrim of Assumption So (31-17)
Schweitzer won 9-7 and will wrestle the loser of Kaden Weber of Nevada Vs Ethan Skoglund of SBL in 2nd Round Consolations on Friday.
Carter Drake of Carroll (37-8) Vs Austin Evans of Creston So (37-14)
Drake Won 5-2 and will wrestle Friday Vs loser of quarterfinal between Sir Brando Watts of Bishop Heelan Vs Brent Yonkovic of West Delaware
Sterling Rodman of Carroll (32-18) Vs Tate Schmitt of Hampton Dumont Sr (24-10)
Rodman won by Fall (1:05) and will wrestle Friday morning vs loser of Quarterfinal between Kadin Stutzman of Atlantic and Brady Barringer of Winterset.