WINSIDE – After competing in a road invite last week, the Winside Wildcat wrestling program kicked off a busy end of the week with home events.
From Winside Public Schools, the Wildcats welcomed in Guardian Angels Central Catholic Thursday night.
Winside topped GACC, 48-24.
Contested match wins for Winside favored Gabe Escalante (152) over Ethan Baumert by fall (0:58); Tyler Carlson (160) over Evan Schuetze by fall (1:17); Mason Topp (182) over Cale Schwer by fall (0:55); Cayden Ellis (126) over Seth Baumert by fall (0:52); Jacoby Mann (132) over Nick Wietfeld by fall (1:06); Maddox Magwire (138) over Joshua Jansen by fall (1:32) and Art Escalante (145) over Bo Oligmueller by fall (2:00).
Cooper Behmer (113) also won by forfeit.
Both teams double forfeit 106 and 120.
Jaryn Smeal (170), Cash Meier (195), James Rolf (220) and George Fraher (285) all won by forfeit for GACC.
The Winside Wildcats will host their wrestling invite on Saturday, January 9 starting at 9:30 a.m.
The Wakefield wrestling team will compete for the first time in 2021 as they’ll compete in the Wilber-Clatonia Invite starting at 3:30 p.m. Friday. The Wildcats last participated in the Osmond Invite on December 19.
Wakefield will also take part in the Wisner-Pilger Invite at 10 a.m. Saturday.