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Prep Wrestling: JCC tops Wildcats

New London-Spicer 182-pounder Tanner Tobkin right, lunges to sweep the feet from under Jackson County Central's Patrick Hanson during a dual meet between state-ranked teams on Friday in New London. The Huskies, the top-ranked Class A school, defeated the Wildcats, ranked No. 5 in Class AA, 40-22. Tribune photo by Tom Larson.

Tribune Staff Report

NEW LONDON -- The New London-Spicer wrestling team started strong but was overwhelmed in the middle weights and lost a dual meet between state-ranked teams on Friday.

Jackson County Central, the top-ranked team in Class A, won eight of the final nine matches to defeat New London-Spicer 40-22.

New London-Spicer, ranked No. 5 in Class AA, got pins from Jakob Stageberg (103 pounds), Oden Rogers (113) and Corbin Schwartz (132) to stake the Wildcats to an 18-6 lead.

But the Huskies middle-weight wrestlers rolled up five straight wins and 22 points to take control of the match at 28-18.

NLS' Tanner Tobkin won by major decision at 182 pounds to pull the Wildcats within six at 28-22, but the Huskies then won the final three matches.

Jackson Co. Central 40, New London-Spicer 22

106: Jakob Stageberg, N, pin Devin Phaly 4:33

113: Oden Rogers, N, pin Ryker Vander Woude 0:44

120: Jordan Biehn, J, dec, Treyton Austvold 6-5

126: Eliot Jurries, J, dec. Ben Henle 6-4

132: Corbin Schwartz, N, pin Ryan Timko 1:45

138: Keegan Moore, J, pin Logan Brink 2:36

145: Paden Moore, J, maj. dec. Cameron Steffen 14-4

152: Luke Norland, J, dec. David Nething 7-2

160: Darick Vancura, J, dec. Dylan Hanson 11-6

170: Cooper Moore, J, pin Kyle Cappelen 1:56

182: Tanner Tobkin, N, maj. dec. Patrick Hanson 12-4

195: Kyle Edwards, J, dec. Grant Vagle 8-4

220: Alex Tews, J, pin Andy McDonnell 0:52

285: Jack Ziemer, J, dec. Brandon Knisley 8-1