(Des Moines) Creston-Orient-Macksburg’s Jake Marlin, (56-1), earned his fourth straight individual wrestling championships Saturday night. Marlin defeated Aaron Staudt, of Charles City by a fall in 2:55, which set the all-time state pin record at 147. Marlin ended his high school wrestling career with only six losses.
Marlins, teamate, Keaton Hulett stood on the top rung of the podium with a state championship at 195. Hulett decisioned Riley Denny, of Centerville, 2-0. Hulett was runner-up a year ago.
The rest of the Class 2A area medal winners include; fourth, (120), Blake Luna, Clarinda, (113), Mason Miller, Winterset, fifth, (160), Trevor Frain, Creston, Orient-Macksburg, (113), Chris Hopkins, Harlan Community, eighth, (126) Cole Race, Clarinda, (138), Brett Marcum, Missouri Valley, (152), Zach Moss, Winterset, and (170), Matthew Williamson, Atlantic/CAM.
February 16, 2013