The Ottumwa Courier


January 10, 2013

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Courier sports staff

CENTERVILLE — Senior Jason Crosby highlighted a successful night in Centerville for No. 4 (1A) Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont. The sixth-ranked 138-pound grappler scored three pins including a pair of first-period falls as EBF won three matches in Centerville, besting the Big Reds 52-24, Van Buren 55-22 and New London/Winfield-Mount Union 57-16.

Crosby, the Rockets’ team lead with 23 wins, pinned NLWMU’s Tyler Schneider in 1:10 and Van Buren’s Sheldon Dewitt at 1:40. Crosby got his toughest test against Centerville’s Taylor Micetich as the EBF senior finally scored his third fall with just 35 seconds left in the match.

Centerville got a three pins against the Rockets on Thursday in the meeting of South Central Conference foes. Zach Bogle (106) and Bradley Irwin (132) each scored first-period falls while Riley Denny pinned EBF’s Chance Wurstra at 2:57 in their 220-pound matchup.

Van Buren scored three wins against EBF, scoring in four of the five lightest weight classes. Tyler Runyon (106) and Jacob Heisel (126) each picked up pins for the Warriors while Hunter Coffman scored a 10-1 major decision at 132 pounds against the Rockets’ Scott Couch.

Fourth-ranked EBF (12-0, 4-0) and Van Buren (0-8) will both compete in the Wayne Duals while Centerville (3-12, 0-4) hosts a field that includes Ottumwa, Chariton and Fairfield in the Big Red Invitational on Saturday.

 Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont 52, Centerville 24

106 — Zach Bogle (Centerville) won by fall at 1:09 over Anthony Rea (EBF). 113 — Michael Cope (CV) won by forfeit. 120 — Jeren Glosser (EBF) won by maj. dec. over Garett Owens (CV) 11-2. 126 — Cody Brown (EBF) won by dec. over Noah Coatney (CV) 10-6. 132 — Bradley Irwin (CV) won by fall at 1:55 over Scott Couch (EBF). 138 — Jason Crosby (EBF) won by fall at 5:25 over Taylor Micetich (CV). 145 — Tucker Black (EBF) won by forfeit. 152 — Treg Van Dorin (EBF) won by forfeit. 160 — Bret Wursta (EBF) won by forfeit. 170 — Colton Snakenberg (EBF) won by dec. over Stephen Cochran (CV) 4-3. 182 — Dillon Pigsley (EBF) won by fall at 2:30 over Houston Moore (CV). 195 — Hunter Johnston (EBF) won by forfeit. 220 — Riley Denny (CV) won by fall at 2:57 over Chance Wurstra (EBF). HWT — Luke Welch (EBF) won by forfeit.

EBF 55, Van Buren 22

106 — Tyler Runyon (VB) won by fall at 5:47 over Rea (EBF). 113 — Unity Daugherty (VB) won by forfeit. 120 — Glosser (EBF) won by forfeit. 126 — Jacob Heisel (VB) won by fall at 2:39 over Brown (EBF). 132 — Hunter Coffman (VB) won by maj. dec. over Couch (EBF) 10-1. 138 — Crosby (EBF) won by fall at 1:40 over Sheldon Dewitt (VB). 145 — Black (EBF) won by fall at 2:00 over Jesse Fuller (VB). 152 — Van Dorin (EBF) won by fall at :26 over Samuel Dickinson (VB). 160 — B. Wursta (EBF) won by forfeit. 170 — Snakenburg (EBF) won by maj. dec. over Dakota LaRue (VB) 9-1. 182 — Johnston (EBF) won by forfeit. 195 — Pigsley (EBF) won by forfeit. 220 — C. Wursta (EBF) won by dec. over Mitch Garrels (VB) 9-3. HWT — Welch (EBF) won by forfeit.

EBF 57, New London/Winfield-Mount Union 16

106 — Johnathon Quinn (NLWMU) won by maj. dec. over Rea (EBF) 12-3. 113 — Adam Proctor (EBF) won by forfeit. 120 — Double Forfeit. 126 — Glosser (EBF) won by fall at :48 over Drake Christe (NLWMU). 132 — Brown (EBF) won by forfeit. 138 — Crosby (EBF) won by fall at 1:10 over Tyler Schneider (NLWUM). 145 — Black (EBF) won by fall at 1:02 over Jairin Swailes (NLWMU). 152 — Van Dorin (EBF) won by fall at :36 over Tanner Schneider (NLWMU). 160 — B. Wursta (EBF) won by fall at 1:02 over Austin Hora (NLWMU). 170 — Tanner Gipple (NLWUM) won by fall at 2:21 over Snakenburg (EBF). 182 — Pigsley (EBF) won by forfeit. 195 — Johnston (EBF) won by fall at :30 over Jet Swailes (NLWUM). 220 — C. Wursta (EBF) won by dec. over Kyle Davis (NLWMU) 10-6. HWT — Avery Jacobs (NLWMU) won by fall at 1:20 over Welch (EBF).

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