SOLON– The Solon wrestling team advanced three to the finals of the Ed Hadenfeldt Invitational at Solon this past Saturday. Brian Haight at 132 pounds, Matt Quinn at 184, and heavyweight Logan Linderbaum finished runner-up for the Spartans.
West Branch won the tournament with 165 points, outdistancing Iowa Valley. Solon finished in seventh place.
Other place winners for Solon included :
Bailey Redlinger: sixth at 106 pounds;
Louis Gnida: third at 113 pounds;
Trevor Yahr: sixth at 126 pounds;
Danny Whitmore: fifth at 195 pounds;
Max Turkal: sixth at 220 pounds.
Team scores were as follows:
West Branch: 165
Iowa Valley: 157
Cedar Rapids Prairie JV: 113
Mid Prairie: 105
West Liberty: 86
North Cedar: 43
“Take Down Cancer”
The most important winner of the day was a fundraiser held in conjunction with the tournament, aimed at helping a local family whose 1 year old daughter is battling Leukemia, with approximately $4,500 raised. A big thank you goes out to all those who contributed.