State wrestling: Updates from tonight's state duals finals

State wrestling: Updates from tonight's state duals finals


State wrestling: Updates from tonight's state duals finals


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8:29 p.m.: The state duals are in the books. Davenport Assumption held off No. 1 West Delaware 30-29 when Joe Riley fought off bonus points in the last match, dropping an 8-1 decision to Brent Lammers at 170, the last match of the dual.

Dylan Blackford’s pin at 170 capped Southeast Polk’s 46-20 victory against Bettendorf.

7:52 p.m.: Davenport Assumption has reeled off seven straight victories to take a 30-23 win against West Delaware. The Knights can clinch the dual with a win at 160.

7:45 p.m.: Southeast Polk has clinched its first boys state title in the school’s 50-year history. Sam Jones’ fall at 152 pushed the Rams to a 36-20 lead with two matches to go.

7:32 p.m.: Alburnett coach Kane Thompson on his team’s title performance against Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont: “Walking through the line there you’re thinking you want to beat their best lineup, but they’re doing what they think is best for their guys and I’m doing what I think is best for my guys. I would’ve loved nothing more than to battle it out with all of their best guys, but that wasn’t the case, so we took advantage of what was put in front of us.”

7:31 p.m.: Southeast Polk is on the verge of wrapping up the first boys state title in school history. The Rams lead Bettendorf 30-16 and they’re favored in three of the last four matches.

7:21: Davenport Assumption is cutting into West Delaware’s lead. The Knights trail 23-18 after 132.

7:07 p.m.: Alburnett has wrapped up its first state duals title with a 60-21 win against Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont. The Pirates trailed 21-0 before winning the last 10 bouts, including three by forfeit.

6:48 p.m.: Southeast Polk is out to a 21-0 lead over Bettendorf after four matches in the 3-A title bout. The Rams scored pins at 182, 195 and 220 to start the dual.

Alburnett has recovered after a slow start to take a 24-21 lead over Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont after 126 pounds in the Class 1-A championship meet.

West Delaware is out to a 19-0 lead against Davenport Assumption after four matches in the 2-A title meet.

5:57 p.m. Class 2-A: No. 6 Union of La Porte City takes fifth with a 36-33 win over No. 5 Creston/Orient-Macksburg.

5:40 p.m. Class 3-A: Dowling Catholic defeats No. 4 Linn-Mar, 51-18 to finish seventh.

5:16 p.m. Class 1-A: Sumner-Fredericksburg will take fifth. They lead No. 2 Emmetsburg 55-6.

5:01 p.m. Class 3-A: Ankeny’s Alec Helmkamp with a pin in 26 seconds. Hawks trails Pleasant Valley 15-9 in the fifth place match.

4:55 p.m. Class 3-A: Linn-Mar, which rested most of its starters in the quarterfinals, has forfeited three matches against Dowling Catholic in the consolations.

4:51 p.m. Class 3-A: Dowling Catholic has a 33-12 lead over No. 4 Linn-Mar. Linn-Mar sat most of its state qualifiers during its quarterfinal match to keep them safe and fresh for tomorrow’s traditional tournament.

4:49 p.m. Class 3-A: Pleasant Vallley leading Ankeny 11-0 in a consolation match.

4:11 p.m. The final round of consolations is set to get started at 4:30 p.m. While you’re waiting, take a look at some photos from today here.

4:02 p.m. One team that won’t be competing in the finals is fifth-ranked West Marshall. They’ve drawn plenty of attention, recently, though. Read about what their coach had to say here.

4:00 p.m. We’re waiting for the final round of consolations. We’ll have some reading material for you shortly. Here’s a recap of who will compete in the finals. In Class 3-A: No. 1 Southeast Polk vs. No. 2 Bettendorf. In Class 2-A: No. 1 West Delaware vs. No. 2 Davenport Assumption. In Class 1-A: No. 1 Alburnett vs. No. 7 Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont.

2:18 p.m. Class 3-A: Southeast Polk advances to the finals with a dominating win over No. 3 Waverly-Shell Rock.

1:35 pm. Class 1-A: Big day for Eddyville-Blakeburg’s Megan Black who tallies her second first period pin of the day.

1:23 p.m. Class 3-A: Top-ranked Southeast Polk is rolling over No. 3 Waverly Shell-Rock leading 39-6.

1:04 p.m. The seminfinals are nown underway.

12:06 p.m. Class 1-A: Fifth-ranked West Marshall, the big story last week, falls to No.1 Alburnett, 52-27.11:59 a.m. Class 1-A: No. 2 Emmestburg has a close lead over No. 7 Eddyville-Blakesburg, 28-21 with four matches remaining.

11:41 a.m.In Class 2-A action earlier, No. 1 West Delaware, No. 2 Davenport Assumption, No. 3 Mediapolis, and No. 4 Charles City all advanced to the next round.

11:35 a.m. Class 1-A: Megan Black getting ready to take the mat for Eddyville-Blakesburg. Black, the first girl to win a contested match, did not qualify individually.

11:07 a.m. Class 3-A: Southeast Polk, Waverly-Shell Rock, Cedar Rapids Prairie, all pick up wins.

10:59 a.m. Class 3-A: Tough news for C.R. Prairie wrestler Sam Uthoff, ranked 5th at 106 pounds. Got hurt at the end of his match. May not wrestle manana.

10:22 a.m. Class 3-A: Southeast Polk leading 42-19 over Pleasant Valley.

10:09 a.m. Class 3-A: No. 4 Linn Mar falls to No. 3 Waverly Shell-Rock after resting most of its starters. Going to do some interviews. Will be back shortly.

9:56 a.m. Class 3-A: A few big names not taking the mat for No. 4 Linn-Mar including top-ranked wrestlers Joel Northrup, Alijah Jeffery, and Ross Lembeck.

9:50 a.m. Class 3-A: Bettendorf’s Jacob Schwarm, ranked No. 2 at 106 pounds, is out on the mat.

9:45 a.m. Class 3-A: Toop-ranked Southeast Polk, which rested many of its individual state qualifiers a season ago, isn’t doing the same thing this season. Through seven matches, five state qualifiers have gone to the mat for the Rams.

9:43 a.m. Class 3-A: Seeing some different faces from No. 2 Bettendorf. Looks like they’ve decided to rest their guys.

9:41 a.m. Class 2-A: Boyden-Hull leading No. 2 Davenport Assumption 18-17. Hull with three pins.

9:38 a.m. Sam Phillips with a pin in 1:09 and top-ranked West Delaware leads Ballard 42-6.

9:35 a.m. Class 3-A: No. 6 Cedar Rapids Prairie leads Dowling Catholic 12-8. Cameron Rathje and Casey Becker with pins for Prairie.

9:31 a.m. Class 3-A: Southeast Polk’s Bryce Fisher with a pin in 40 seconds and the top-ranked Rams lead Pleasant Valley 21-4.

9:30 a.m. Class 2-A: Top-ranked West Delaware in complete control over Ballard with a 24-6 lead. Delaware has tallied three pins, including two in under a minute.

9:27 a.m. Class 3-A: Southeast Polk’s Ethan Anderson gets a pin in a 1:34. Rams lead 15-4 after four matches.

9:25 a.m. Class 3-A: Cedar Rapids Prairie’s Meron Rathje  picks up a pin in 52 seconds.

9:23 a.m. Class 2-A: No. 5 Creston/Orient-Macksburg leading No. 4 Charles City 9-3.

9:22 a.m. Class 3-A: Waverly Shell-Rock’s Sean Lord holds on for a 2-1 deicision to give his team a 21-6 lead over No. 4 Linn-Mar.

9:18 a.m. Class 3-A: Ankey starts the morning with a pin and a major decision to take a 10-0 lead over No. 2 Bettendorf.

9:16 a.m. Class 3-A: Isaiah Patton with a major decision to give Dowling Catholic a 4-0 lead over No. 6 Cedar Rapids Prairie.

9:14 a.m. Class 2-A: Top-ranked West Delware gets a 3-1 decision by Jacob Teumer to take a 3-0 lead over Ballard.

9:12 No. 3 Waverly Shell Rocks leads No. 4 Linn-Mar 12-6 after three matches.

9:06 a.m. Southeast Polk off to a great start as Tim Miklus gets a fall in just 49 seconds.

9:03 a.m. And we’re underway. Action getting started at 160 pounds.

8:57 a.m. Just a couple of minutes away from getting started with Class 3-A and 2-A actioni. One of the big ones to keep an eye on is top-ranked Southeast Polk will take on Pleasant Valley. The Rams rested most of their starters a year ago to prepare for the traditional tournament. Sounds like all their guys are going, today.

We’re coming to you live from Wells Fargo Arena where the wrestling state duals are about to kick off. Before we get started in a few minutes, here a few links to get you get you ready for the week.

State wrestling: Preview of state duals.

Video: State wrestling preview, all three classes.

State wrestling: View all three of the brackets.


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