Comets compete in sectionals

Wednesday, February 12, 2014
The West Liberty Comets wrestling team competed in sectionals at Davenport Assumption on Feb 8.

Dylan VanDusen was crowned Champion at 285.  VanDusen received a bye in the first round, recorded a fall over Crawford (L&M) and then pinned Hayen (CCD) in the finals.

VanDusen is ranked No. 8 among Class 2A heavyweights by The Predicament and improved his record to 31-6.

Elliott Henderson received a bye, then defeated Everson (CAMA) in a major decision 10-0, going on to win the 120-pound title with a 1-0 decision over Assumption's Brendan Gould.

West Liberty finished third in the team standings with 165.5 points.

In wrestle back matches  West Liberty's 138-pound Jakob Barten defeated Rinnert (LOMU) 11-6, then lost to Cruz (NGL) 9-4.

Mason Tvrs beat McDowell (CCD) in a fall in 3:19, then lost a 3-2 decision to Adrian (ASDA) at 220 pounds.

Schedule for upcoming regional wrestling Feb. 15 at DeWitt.

120 pounds: Elliot Henderson, West Liberty, 37-4 vs. Logan Reilly, West Delaware, 16-14;

Dalton Husmann, Monticello, 38-3 vs. Brendan Gould, Davenport Assumption, 31-4.

285 pounds: Dylan VanDusen, West Liberty, 31-6 vs. Richard Heveron, West Delaware, 24-17.

Daniel Pike, Monticello, 34-3 vs. Doug Hayen, Central DeWitt, 19-16.

Those in first and second place advance to the State Wrestling Tournament at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines Feb. 19-22.
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