Bus is State Runner-Up
Five Wrestlers Qualify for State
Senior Kolten Bus ends his high school wrestling career as state runner-up in the 195 lb 2A class. He began state competition with a first round win (fall in 1:20) and ended with a 0-16 tech fall loss in the third period to the 3 time 2A champ. Coach Eben texted, "Wow! What an unforgettable ride of emotions and excitement this guy gave us this weekend. Congrats Kolten on 2nd place finish at 195lbs!" In addition to Kolten's second place finish, junior Jarret Meyer placed eighth at 220 lb at state.
Five wrestlers qualified for the state tournament in Des Moines to cap a successful 2018-2019 season. Eight qualified for districts; four wrestlers were crowned Sectional Champs, and another four Sectional Runner-Ups! In addition, Central Lyon-GLR was named Sectional Team Runner-Up with 235.5 points, a close second to Heelan with 253 points. Coach Eben tweeted, "As I reflect on the season, I am proud of how far this team has come! We lost a good group of seniors from last year. This team found its own identity and became a great team! Thank you seniors!"
The eight wrestlers listed below qualified for Districts and and five of these athletes (*) earned a ticket to state.
*Jarrett Meyer 220 lbs, *Kolten Bus 195 lbs, *Kalen Meyer 152 lbs, Dax Degroot 126 lbs
*Jarrett Fastert 285 lbs, *Bryce VandeWeerd 170 lbs, Cody Kramer 120 lbs, Jacob Pytleski 106 lbs