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Midgets defeat Wolfpack, fall to Indians

By Staff | Dec 11, 2016

SPIRIT LAKE – Estherville Lincoln Central split its first Lakes Conference dual meets of the season on Thursday..

ELC opened the night with a 43-24 victory over Western Christian, but then lost to Spirit Lake Park, 49-30, in the nightcap.

Four ELC wrestlers-Lincoln Coakley (170), Kylan Fitzgerald (182), Michael Houge (106) and Jason Peta (113) went 2-0 on the night, Carter Mix (126) went 1-0 while Juan Diaz (195), Cole Anderson (285), Jalen Tripp (132) and Brenden Duer (160) each went 1-1.

Against Western Christian, Coakley, Fitzgerald, Peta and Duer all won by fall. Mix won a 15-2 major decision while Houge won 14-8. Diaz and Tripp each received forfeits.

Against Spirit Lake Park, Coakley, Fitzgerald, Anderson and Peta each won by fall while Houge received a forfeit.

In junior varsity action, Derek Gebel (170) won by fall against Mitchell Van’t Hul of Western Christian and Isaiah Thompson won by fall over Jackson George of Spirit Lake. Kali Zufall (220) lost an 8-3 decision while Nick Egeland and Edwin Morales both lost by fall.

ELC?was scheduled to compete at the Emmetsburg Tournament on Saturday, but the tourney was canceled. ELC is on the road in Orange City on Thursday with MOC-Floyd Valley, Sibley-Ocheyedan and Storm Lake.

ELC 43, Western Christian 24

170: Lincoln Coakley (ELC) over Eli Van Ginkel (WC) (Fall 0:42) 182: Kylan Fitzgerald (ELC) over Daniel Donovan (WC) (Fall 1:34) 195: Juan Diaz (ELC) over (WC) (For.) 220: Skyler Bonestroo (WC) over Preston Mix (ELC) (Fall 2:32) 285: Spencer Cox (WC) over Cole Anderson (ELC) (TB-1 2-1) 106: Michael Houge (ELC) over Tyson Altena (WC) (Dec 14-8) 113: Jason Peta (ELC) over Jackson Johnson (WC) (Fall 0:45) 120: Double Forfeit 126: Carter Mix (ELC) over Bryant Hoekstra (WC) (MD 15-2) 132: Jalen Tripp (ELC) over (WC) (For.) 138: Isaac Visser (WC) over (ELC) (For.) 145: Andrew Cox (WC) over Ethan Crees (ELC) (Dec 7-1) 152: Matthew Van Ottlerloo (WC) over (ELC) (For.) 160: Brenden Duer (ELC) over Lincoln Oostenink (WC) (Fall 2:53)

Spirit Lake Park (SPLA) 49.00 Estherville Lincoln Central (ELC) 30.00

182: Kylan Fitzgerald (ELC) over Dakota VanderWilt (SPLA) (Fall 1:38) 195: Preston Murray (SPLA) over Juan Diaz (ELC) (Fall 1:51) 220: Dakoda Powell (SPLA) over Preston Mix (ELC) (Fall 1:19) 285: Cole Anderson (ELC) over John Bauer (SPLA) (Fall 3:10) 106: Michael Houge (ELC) over (SPLA) (For.) 113: Jason Peta (ELC) over Cail Donkersloot (SPLA) (Fall 0:30) 120: Kyler Dunn (SPLA) over (ELC) (For.) 126: Gavin Kramer (SPLA) over (ELC) (For.) 132: Isaac Dixon (SPLA) over Jalen Tripp (ELC) (MD 14-3) 138: Adam Skopec (SPLA) over (ELC) (For.) 145: Kyler Rieck (SPLA) over Ethan Crees (ELC) (Fall 1:46) 152: Darin Christians (SPLA) over (ELC) (For.) 160: John Tuttle (SPLA) over Brenden Duer (ELC) (Dec 8-1) 170: Lincoln Coakley (ELC) over Koltyn Bradley (SPLA) (Fall 1:06)