Area wrestlers compete at state

A trio of area wrestlers completed at the state wrestling tournament at the Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines over the weekend with Juan Falcon of West Bend-Mallard competing in Class 1A at 182 pounds and going 1-2 for the purple-and-gold.

A pair of Algona wrestlers competed in Class 2A on Thursday, dropping a pair of matches as Dominick Etherington competed at 220 pounds and Josh Wegener wrestled in the 285 pound class for the red-and-black.

Falcon had a tough draw coming into the tournament on Thursday being a district runner-up and lost by fall to sixth-ranked Joey Schwenn of Belle Plaine in 2:42 as Schwenn went onto place seventh in tournament on Saturday.


For more on this story, please see the Feb. 23 issue of the Algona Upper Des Moines.


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