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J' Norwalk Warriors Official Publication for the Norwalk Community School District Page Eight N/Warren Town and County News Thursday, January 23, 2014 Norwalk By Tracee Saltz Norwalk Warriors vs. Pella The Warrior wrestlers faced Pella at home, Thurs- day, Jan. 9. The junior var- sity Warriors wrestled first. The JV wrestlers who secured falls for the team :Baack;: Zach Cook, Caleb Rees and Lo- gan Foetisch. The varsity began their matches at the 182 weight dass. First up for us was senior Warrior, Dusten Saltz (182) meeting up with Pella's Ashton Mess- er (182). Saltz won a major decisioned match putting four points on the board right away for Norwalk. Kevin Onstot (195) came up next against Keegan Poole (195) and did the very same thing, four more points for Norwalk. Pella was open at the 220 weight class as well as the 285 weight class, Trystan Min- nis (220) and Zach Swan- son (285) won forfeited matches, which makes the team scores at this point Norwalk 20, Pella 0. Next we watch Nor- walk's Dylan Lane (106) secure a Tech Fall over Ethan Speltz (106). Pella was open at 113 and 120, Tyler Hirl (113) and Chase Fouts (120) won forfeited matches for the Warriors. Pella finally gets on the board when Chase Petty (126) won a decisioned match over Alan Moore (126): Zach Johnston (132) se- cured a fall for Norwalk over Pella's Trent Schip- pers (132). Then Levi Az- inger (138) wona deci- sioned match for Pella over Warrior, Ryley Smith (138). Hunter England Varsity Wrestling Team Tournament Champs. Photo submitted. (145) secured a fall for the North Polk. In the match Warriors over Joe Blauw against Johnston, the wres- (145). Now we have team tier from Johnston secured scores of Norwalk 49, P, el- the fall over Fouts. Dylan la 6. DeFreece actually wres- Pella's Jake Speltz (152) tled the final match at this comes up next and secures weight class against East a fall over Casey Rudolf Marshall. However, De- (152). However, Jesse Freece lost the match. Cowie (160) turns around At the 126 weight class, and secures a fall for Nor- Alan MoOre lost a major walk over Tate Petty (160). decisioned match against Pella is open at 170, Blake Albia, secured Norwalk a Hoover (170) won the final fall over East Marshall, lost forfeited match for Nor- a decisionedmatch against walk making the final Johnston, lost to a tech fall scores for this meet, Nor- against Marshalltown and walk 61, Pella 12. then won a "bye" against The Warrior wrestlers North Polk. Moore earned traveled to Marshalltown the Warriors 12 more team Saturday, Jan. 11. At this points. Then the very ex- dual, the Warriors faced citing Zach Johnston did Albia, Johnston, East Mar- some fine work at the 132 shall, Marshalltown and weight class. Johnston North Polk. I will give you started out rocky as he lost the results in the manner a decisioned match against in which I received them. Albia. Then he turned it Wrestling at the 106 around and won a deci- weight class, Dylan Lane sioned match against East won a six point bye round Marshall. He won his in the dual against Albia, 100th career pin against lost a decisioned match Johnston, won a tech fall against East Marshall, lost match over Marshalltown a decisioned match against and secured a fall over the Johnston, secured a fall in wrestler from North Polk. the match against Mar- Johnston earned the War- shalltown and won a Tech riors 20 team points. Fall match against North Ryley Smith wrestled Polk. Lane eamed the War- for Norwalk at the 138 riors 17 points, weight class. Smith lost Wrestling at 113, Tyler two decisioned matches Hirl secured a fall over the against Albia and East wrestler from Albia, won Marshall, He then won a a Tech Fall match against decisioned match against East Marshall, lost a major Johnston and secured two decisioned match against fall victories over Mar- Johnston and then secured shalltown and North Polk. two more falls over both Smith earned Norwalk 15 Marshalltown and North team points. After that, Polk. Hirl did an amazing England wrestled the 145 job and earned Norwalk 23 weight class and won two team points. Then Fouts falls over East Marshall wrestled at 120 for the and Marshalltown. En- Warriors. Fouts won three gland lost a decisoned "bye" rounds against A1- match against Albia, won bia, Marshalltown and a major decisoned match against Johnston and won a Tech Fall match over , North Polk. England earned Norwalk 21 team points. Casey Rudolf wrestled at 152. Rudolf won two of his matches by securing falls over Albia and North Polk. Against East Mar- shall, he lost when their wrestler secured a fall. Rudolf won a decisioned match against Johnston and lost a decisioned match against Marshall- town. Overall, he earned the team 15 points. At the 160 weight class, Jesse Cowie lost his match against Albia, won a ma- jor decisioned match against East Marshall, won a decisioned match against Johnston, lost a decisioned match against Marshall- town and won a "bye" against North Polk. Cow- ie earned Norwalk 13 team points. Next weight class was 170 pounds. Blake Hoover wrestled four of the five matches. Hoover did lose to Albia when their wrestler secured a fall over him. Then Hoover secured his own fall victo- ' ry over East Marshall, won a decisioned match against Johnston and lost a deci- sioned match against Mar- shalltown. Foetisch actual- ly wrestled the match against North Polk and se- cured a fall for the team. Hoover and Foetisch earned Norwalk 15 team points. -Saltz wrestled for Nor- walk at the 182 pound weight class. He lost a de- cisoned match against A1- bia and then went on to secure four fall victories over East Marshall, Johnston, Marshalltown and, North Polk. Saltz cured a fall over Albia, lost earned the Warriors a adecisionedmatchagainst grand total of 24 team East Marshall and lost the points. Nice job, Dusten! match against North Polk. Onstot and Swanson Together Minnis and wrestled for the Warriors Kennedy earned Norwalk at the 195 weight class. 12 team points at 220. Onstot lost the match At the 285 weight class, against Albia, won a deci- we again have Minnis and sioned match against East Kennedy. Kennedy se- Marshall and lost a deci- cured two fall victories for sioned match against Norwalk against Albia and Johnston. Swanson lost East Marshall. He did lose against Marshalltown, but his match against North then won a "bye" round Polk when their wrestler against North Polk. Swan- secured a fall. Then Minn- son and Onstot earned is won a tech fall over Norwalk nine team points. Johnston and secured a fall Ryan Kennedy wrestled over Marshalltown. To- two matches at the 220 gether they earned Nor- weight class. Kennedy lost walk 23 more team points. a decisioned match against Norwalk ended up the Johnston and won a "bye" tournament champions at match against Marshall- Marshalltown with a total town. Then Trystan Minn- of 237 team points if my is wrestled the other three math is correct. Way to go, matches at 220. Minnis se- Warriors! Educator Appreciation Days Norwalk High School teacher Shannon McLaughlin (left) and Dr. Charles Murphy (fight), physician at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake, were at Barnes & Noble, West Des Moines, Saturday, Jan. 11, for Educator Appreciation Days. McLaughlin is one of five Iowa teachers named state finalists for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathemat- ics and Science Teaching. 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