Cadet wrestlers tame Osage, Decorah; grab second at A-P Tourney


OSAGE - Battling Osage in a dual meet on Dec. 6, the Crestwood wrestling team crushed the Green Devils, 60-18. 
Seven Cadets recorded pins including: Ross Niewoehner, Jared Knutson, Jacob Knutson, Kaden Anderlik, Hunter Fousek, Carlos Beascochea and Colter Bye. Anderlik is ranked fourth at 120, Ryan Steffen is fifth at 145 and Jacob Knutson is seventh at 285.
In the JV matches, Hunter Bye and Clay Schemmel both posted wins. Brendon Dixon also competed for the JV team. 
Taking on Decorah on Thursday, the Cadets won the dual easily, 52-20. Nathaniel Bigalk, Kaden Anderlik, Hunter Fousek, Ryan Steffen, Colter Bye, Ross Niewoehner, Stone Peckham and Jacob Knutson recorded pins for Crestwood.
In the JV matches against Decorah, Hunter Bye recorded a pin and a tech fall, Kole Menne posted a pin and a decision and Paul Laganiere recorded a pin. Brendon Dixon also competed.
Osage dual
Crestwood Head Coach Keith Slifka was thrilled to see the Cadets earn the win over Osage on Dec. 7.
“We wrestled some nice matches against Osage,” Slifka said. “All-in-all, I was really happy with the way our guys wrestled.”
Cadets 60, Osage 18
170: Ross Niewoehner (CW) over Keaton Muller (O) (Fall 2:27); 182: Treyton Burnikel (CW) over Chris Schneider (O) (MD 9-1); 195: Jared Knutson (CW) over Chris Schneider (O) (Fall 0:43); 220: Levi Sledd (O) over Paul Laganiere (CW) (Fall 1:34); 285: Jacob Knutson (CW) over Conner Smith (O) (Fall 0:53); 106: Nathaniel Bigalk (CW) won by forfeit; 113: Joe Sullivan (O) over Matthew Slifka (CW) (Fall 3:22); 120: Kaden Anderlik (CW) over Joe Jacobs (O) (Fall 2:45); 126: Hunter Fousek (CW) over Ryan Adams (O) (Fall 3:48); 132: Carlos  Beascochea (CW) over Nolan Byrnes (O) (Fall 0:39); 138: Brody Roll (O) over Cale Jackson (CW) (Fall 3:07); 145: Ryan Steffen (CW) over Spencer Mooberry (O) (Dec 11-5); 152: Chris Guest (CW) over Colin Muller (O) (TF 19-3 4:13); 160: Colter Bye (CW) over Meirick Huffman (O) (Fall 1:38).
Decorah dual
Slifka was excited to see the Cadets notch their first conference dual win over Decorah on Dec. 7.
“It’s important to kick off our conference season with a win,” Slifka said. “The fatigue factor was starting to kick in (from all the recent meets), but Nathan Bigalk got a big fall for us right away. Kaden Anderlik had a nice win at 120, and Hunter Fousek won at 126.
“We had a couple kids still out with injuries. I preach to the kids that even if you don’t win, don’t give up six points (by getting pinned). This is the first time in a long time that we didn’t give up a single pin. That alone is a victory for us. Overall, I was pleased with the energy and excitement our kids showed against Decorah,” Slifka said.
Cadets 52, Decorah 20
106: Nathaniel Bigalk (CW) over Jacob Voigt (D) (Fall 1:17); 113: Kyzer Engen (D) over Matthew Slifka (CW) (MD 12-2); 120: Kaden Anderlik (CW) over Mason Olsgard (D) (Fall 2:23); 126: Hunter Fousek (CW) over Corban Rowley (D) (Fall 3:13); 132: Philip Ihde (D) over Carlos  Beascochea (CW) (TF 17-2 5:52); 138: Jackson Rolfs (D) over Cale Jackson (CW) (Dec 8-2); 145: Ryan Steffen (CW) over Blake Courtney (D) (Fall 3:01); 152: Chris Guest (CW) over Elijah Mitchell (D) (MD 20-8); 160: Colter Bye (CW) over Tom Knoke (D) (Fall 4:24); 170: Ross Niewoehner (CW) over Nathan Tappe (D) (Fall 3:44); 182: Dawson Palmer (D) over Treyton Burnikel (CW) (MD 8-0);  195: Andy Lillegraven (D) over Jared Knutson (CW) (MD 8-0); 220: Stone Peckham (CW) over Andy Murphy (D) (Fall 1:52); 285: Jacob Knutson (CW) over Daniel Schwartzhoff (D) (Fall 0:31).
A-P Tournament
The Cadet wrestling team grabbed second place out of 14 teams with 185.5 points at the Keith Vry Invitational at Aplington-Parkersburg on Saturday. 
“This was a new tournament for us, and we wrestled against some different teams,” Slifka said. “I could tell some of the kids were tired, but they were tested.
“For the most part, we competed well and I was pleased. Kaden Anderlik took first (at 120). Stone Peckham, who got back in the lineup, placed first at 220. We also had some seconds and thirds. Jared, Ryan, Chris and Colter took second. Jacob and Hunter were third. We had five guys in the finals. Overall, this was a good experience for our guys,” Slifka said.
Team standings: 1. Clarion-Goldfield 194; 2. Crestwood 185.5; 3. Don Bosco 173; 4. Sumner-Fredericksburg 90; 5. Benton 84.5; 6. Tipton 58; 7. Dike-NH 54; 8. Belmond-Klemme 51; 9. Highland 47; 10. Aplington-Parkersburg 43; 11. Osage 27; 12. AGWSR 26; 13. Maq. Valley 25.5; 14. I.C. Regina 23.
Cadet individuals
106 - Nathaniel Bigalk 6th
Champ. Rnd 1 - Nathaniel Bigalk (CW) received a bye; Quarter - Ali Gerbracht (AGWSR) dec over  Bigalk (CW) (Dec 6-0); Cons. Rnd 1 - Bigalk (CW) received a bye; Cons. Semi - Bigalk (CW) received a bye; 5th Place - Caden Ragsdale (D-NH)   fall over Bigalk (CW) (Fall 5:21).
113 - Matthew Slifka 5th
Champ. Rnd 1 - Matthew Slifka (CW) received a bye; Quarter - Averee Abben (O) 10-3 fall over Slifka (CW) (Fall 4:54); Cons. Rnd 1 - Slifka (CW) received a bye; Cons. Semi - Slifka (CW) received a bye; 5th Place - Slifka (CW) fall over Dylan Ohrt (DNH) (Fall 0:40).
120 - Kaden Anderlik 1st
Quarter - Kaden Anderlik (CW)  fall over Ben Oehlert (CG) (Fall 0:59); Semi - Anderlik (CW) dec over Cael Frost (DB) (Dec 7-2); 1st Place - Anderlik (CW) fall over John Crowley (Tip) (Fall 4:43).
126 - Hunter Fousek 3rd
Quarter - Hunter Fousek (CW)  dec over Keaton Wilson (BK) (Dec 13-6); Semi - Easton Larson (DB)  fall over Fousek (CW) (Fall 1:04); 3rd Place - Fousek (CW) fall over Bryce Allen (CG) (Fall 3:56).
132 - Hunter Bye 4th
Quarter - Hunter Bye (CW) fall over Colten Dralle (SF) (Fall 4:14); Semi - Connor Johnson (CG) 12-1 fall over Bye (CW) (Fall 1:15); 3rd Place - Logan Heaberlin (BK) fall over Bye (CW) (Fall 0:30).
138 - Clay Schemmel 5th 
Quarter - Austin Roos (BC) dec over Clay Schemmel (CW) (Dec 3-2); Cons. Rnd 1 - Schemmel (CW) received a bye; Cons. Semi - Schemmel (CW) received a bye; 5th Place - Schemmel (CW)  fall over Matthew Klahsen (AP) (Fall 1:27).
145 - Ryan Steffen 2nd
Quarter - Ryan Steffen (CW) received a bye; Semi - Steffen (CW)  fall over Logan Lutgen (DB) (Fall 4:48); 1st Place - Tanner Abbas (CG) dec over Steffen (CW) 9-7.
152 - Chris Guest 2nd
Quarter - Chris Guest (CW)  won by tech fall over Dylan Jackson (CG) (16-1); Semi - Guest (CW) fall over Christian Atkinson (BC) (Fall 0:38); 1st Place - Brady Hahn (H) dec over Guest (CW) 8-7.
160 - Colter Bye 2nd
Quarter - Colter Bye (CW) fall over Treyten Steffen (SF) (Fall 3:47); Semi - Bye (CW) maj dec over Mitch Smith (MV) (13-5); 1st Place - Austin Hellman (DB) dec over Bye (CW) (11-9).
170 - Ross Niewoehner 5th
Quarter - Nathan Graves (DNH)  dec over Ross Niewoehner (CW) (Dec 4-2); Cons. Rnd 1 - Niewoehner (CW) received a bye; Cons. Semi - Niewoehner (CW) received a bye;  5th Place - Niewoehner (CW) fall over Jacob Haley (AGWSR) (Fall 0:21).
182 - Treyton Burnikel 
Champ. Rnd 1 - Treyton Burnikel (CW) fall over Zach Starbuck (DNH) (Fall 1:54); Quarter - Mason Carpenter (CG) fall over  Burnikel (CW) (Fall 0:53); Cons. Rnd 1 - Burnikel (CW) received a bye; Cons. Semi - Weiland Steffen (SF) fall over Burnikel (CW) (Fall 2:32).
195 - Jared Knutson 2nd
Quarter - Jared Knutson (CW)  received a bye; Semi - Jared Knutson (CW) dec over Salvador Fregoso (CG) (Dec 3-2); 1st Place - Brock Meyer (SF) dec over Jared Knutson (CW) (Dec 3-1).
220 - Stone Peckham 1st
Quarter - Stone Peckham (CW) received a bye; Semi - Peckham (CW) fall over Nolan Freeman (AP)  (Fall 5:39); 1st Place - Peckham (CW) dec over Colby Lienemann (CG) (Dec 8-6).
285 - Jacob Knutson 3rd 
Quarter - Jacob Knutson (CW)  received a bye; Semi - Chase Ahrends (DNH)  dec over Jacob Knutson (CW) (Dec 2-1); 3rd Place - Jacob Knutson (CW) fall over Bryce Timmerman (BC) (Fall 1:21).

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