Rams Finished Sixth at Ed Winger Classic, Sanders Crowned Champion at 285

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Saturday the Glenwood Rams wrestled in the Ed Winger Classic. The tournament was in Urbandale, Iowa and fifteen teams competed for the Ed Winger Classic Title. Glenwood finished sixth as a team with 110.5 points. Southeast Polk won the tournament with 200 team points.


Glenwood’s #1 ranked Senior Caleb Sanders found his way on top of the podium once again. Sanders won four matches to win the 285 title. Caleb defeated Michael Currington of Centerville by Fall :38 in the first round. The quarterfinals match-up between Sanders and Guy Snow of Iowa City West ended with a Fall in 4:42 by Sanders. #1 Sanders had a close semifinals match against #4 Carter Lawrence of West Des Moines Valley. Sanders would win in TB-1 4-2 to advance to the finals. The finals matchup consisted of two out of the top three 285 pound wrestled in Class 3A. #1 Caleb Sanders would take on #3 Jake Ryan of Johnston. Sanders would win the battle of the two ranked wrestlers by UTB 3-2.


Isaac Bales finished in third place at 220. Bales defeated Sam Stuve of Ames by Fall 1:42 in his first match. In the quarterfinals Bales would win a close match over Kaden Sutton of ADM by UTB 4-2. Bales would run into the #1 ranked wrestler in Class 3A Francis Duggan of Iowa City West in the semifinals. Duggan defeated Bales by decision 9-3. Isaac would bounce back and defeat the #5 ranked wrestler Beau Lombardi of West Des Moines Valley 11-2. With the win over Lombardi, Bales would now face the #6 ranked wrestler Zach Petersen of North Scott for third place. Bales would get the win over Petersen by Fall 2:17 and finish third.


Trevor Anderson went into the Ed Winger Classic ranked #2 in Class 3A at 145. In the first round Anderson received a bye to the quarterfinals. Trevor would defeat John Harris of Des Moines Abraham Lincoln by Fall :44. The semifinals match would consist of #2 Anderson against #8 Collin Lewis of North Scott. Anderson would get the win over Lewis by injury time. This would set up what would be a championship match with #2 Anderson against #1 Cade DeVos of Southeast Polk. DeVos would get the win over Anderson by decision 7-2.


Dalton Book finished 5th place at 126 with his win over Keaton Speicher of Iowa City West by a score of 7-2. Jordan Renshaw finished in 6th place at 152. Cole Mayberry finished 6th at 182. Kenny Lampman finished 6th at 195.