OHS' Brownlee finishes first at OHS Invite
Ottumwa hosted six teams for its annual wrestling invite, including Fairfield, Sigourney, Newton, Des Moines East, Iowa City High and Burlington.
At 285 pounds, Jacob Brownlee took first place beating Jacob Murry if Iowa City, City High by decision 6-2. He improved to 17-6 on the year.
Sigourney also had some first place finishers. No. 5(1A) Noah Boender ended the day with an ultimate tie-breaker win over No. 3(3A) Jordain Buckland(18-1) of Iowa City, City High. Boender remained undefeated at 23-0. His teammate Noah Reeves(23-3) was first at 170 pounds winning all four of his contested matches by fall.
There were plenty of other top three finishes today. Ottumwa's Nathanael Shoemaker(11-11) finished second at 113 pounds, Michael Clark(4-6) was second at 120 pounds, Jonathan Morales(11-11) finished second at 145 pounds and Joey Mitchell took second at 160 pounds.
Fairfield's No. 3(2A) Michael Fritz had his undefeated season broken up by No. 6(3A) Jacob Dykes(24-0) losing by decision 8-4. Fritz is now 16-1. His fellow Trojan, Brendon Lunsford(16-3) bounced back to finish third topping Sigourney's Copper Greiner(21-5) 3-0 at 285 pounds. Derek Beasley(9-5) was third at 138 pounds.
Sigourney's Nick Ives(15-10) finished third at 132 pounds, Alec Schuster(16-5) was third at 160 pounds and No. 6(1A) Kaleb Reeves(19-4) took third at 195 pounds.
Final team standings:
1. Iowa City, City High - 256
2. Sigourney - 163.5
3. Des Moines East - 158.5
4. Newton - 158
5. Ottumwa - 153
6. Burlington - 136
7. Fairfield - 81
Full results from the day here.