(Des Moines) Jake Marlin, of Creston-Orient-Macksburg will attempt to join an elite group of Iowa High School wrestlers Saturday night when he competes in the Class 2A Finals at 138 pounds. The Iowa Hawkeye recruit, ranked 13th Nationally is, 52-1 this season and has lost only 6-career matches. Marlin’s teamate, Keaton Hultett, (195), will head back to the championship match for the second straight year. The senior finished runner-up a year ago.
Wrestling in the consolation semifinals include; Chris Hopkins, (113), of Harlan and Mason Miller, (113), of Winterset, Blake Luna, (120), Clarinda and Trevor Frain, (160), of Creston-Orient-Macksburg.
Area wrestlers competing for the seventh place medal include; Cole Race, (126), of Clarinda, Brett Marcum, (138), of Missouri Valley, Zach Moss, (152), of Winterset, and Matthew Williamson, (170) of Atlantic/CAM.
February 15, 2013