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Wrestlers take second at WaMaC meet

DEWITT– The Solon wrestling team grappled to its highest finish since joining the WaMaC with a runner-up finish at the conference tournament Saturday. Team scores were as follows:
1. West Delaware 269.5
2. Solon 169
3. Williamsburg 154.5
4. Western Dubuque 142.5
5. Independence 137.5
6. Mount Vernon 121.5
7. Central DeWitt 92.5
8. Waterloo Columbus 88.5
9. Benton Community 79.5
10. Dyersville Beckman 74
11. Center Point-Urbana 57
12. Vinton-Shellsburg 34
13. Anamosa 28
14. Maquoketa 26
15. Clear Creek Amana 22
16. Marion 16

Cody Fritz earned his second consecutive WaMaC title and moved his season record to 37-0, beating West Delaware’s fifth-ranked Jake Vos, 6-2, in the finals at 152 pounds.
Aaron Shulista (160), J.J. Hanus (171), Lance Evans (182), and Jay Pike (220) joined Fritz in the finals and each took second place. Ten of the 12 wrestlers who competed for Solon finished in the top five of their respective weight classes, allowing the Spartans to finish in second.
Other place winners for Solon included Louis Gnida (fourth at 106). Trevor Yahr (sixth at 113), Jarrett Paulson (fifth at 145), Kyle Kroymann (fifth at 195) and Tommy Hamiel (fifth at heavyweight).
The team will travel to Monticello Saturday for the sectional tournament, with the top two wrestlers at each weight class advancing to district action the following Saturday. They will also be wrestling to advance as a team to the regional dual meet tournament for the fourth consecutive year, with the top two teams from the sectional qualifying. Solon’s dual meet record is 20-2.