(Atlantic) Atlantic is a host site for a Class 2A District Wrestling Tournament Saturday.
The top two individuals will advance to the state wrestling tournament this Thursday, Friday and Saturday at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines.
Six Atlantic/CAM wrestlers will compete Saturday for a trip to the state tournament. Freshman, Carter Cox, (106), Dillon Cox, (120), Darrian Schwenke, at 126, Reid Nichols at 145, and Tyler Christensen and Jez Phippen at 220 and 285 respectively.
In the first round at 106, Carter Cox, 19-6, will take on Kuemper, sophomore Brandon Gross, 28-12. At 120, Senior Dillon Cox, 43-4, will square off against 23-9, Gisaveri Niyibizi, of Perry. Darrian Schwenke, at 126 will wrestle, 16-19, Ivan Garcia, of Perry. At 145, Reid Nichols, 40-11, matches up against Kuemper, Senior, Jarad Eischeid, 28-3. At 220, Tyler Christensen, 41-5, will wrestle Kuemper Sophomore, Seth Gehling, 26-15, and at 285, Jez Phippen, 32-20, matches up against Joe Olvera, of Perry. Olvera brings a 19-6 record to the district meet.
Click here to listen to comments from Atlantic/CAM Head Coach Tim Duff
We will have coverage of the district tournament starting at 12:20 p.m. on 95.7F.M.
February 14, 2014