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Fairfield wrestling competes at Ottumwa Invitational

By Justin Webster | Jan 09, 2018
Photo by: JUSTIN WEBSTER/Ledger photo Brendon Lunsford, seen here pinning an opponent from Chariton earlier in the season, went 4-0 this weekend at the Ottumwa Invitational to capture the tournament crown at 285 pounds.

Fairfield wrestled against 11 other schools Saturday at the Ottumwa Invitational, finishing 10th overall with 113.5 points.

106 pounds, fr. Cohyn Roach-Summers(8-13) went 1-2 before pinning Des Moines East’s Benjamin Diaz 0:29 into the fifth place match.

113 pounds. so. Jonah Cooper(10-11) went 2-1 before losing 8-6 in the third place match against Luther Evans from Kirksville.

120 pounds, senior Gannon Courtright(11-10) went 0-2 before pinning Augustus Renfro from Pleasantville 0:46 into the third period of the fifth place match.

126 pounds, junior Mason Allen(13-10) went 1-2 before pinning Albia senior Michael Thomas at the end of the first period of the third place match for a 2:00 fall.

132 pounds, sophomore Stetson Spees(6-8) went 2-2 before pinning Keokuk freshman Levi Boudewyn 1:55 into the first period of the seventh place match.

138 pounds, senior Zach Barnes(12-10) went 1-3 before his opponent was disqualified in the seventh place match.

145 pounds, senior Saban Simons(7-17) went 0-2 in pool matches before rebounding to go 2-1 in the consolation pool finishing 10th place.

152 pounds, freshman Peyton Cline(7-14) went 2-2 before falling to Ottumwa’s Tyler McCoy in the fifth place match.

160 pounds, sophomore Caleb Heisel(12-9) went 0-2 in pool matches and then went 2-1 in the consolation pool for 11th place.

170 pounds, junior Carter Spalla(9-13) went 2-1 before losing a 6-4 decision in the fifth place match.

195 pounds. freshman Aidan Pohren(5-12) went 1-4 on the day including a pin 1:28 into his final match to finish 11th place.

285 pounds, senior Brendon Lunsford(19-2) went 4-0 including two pins, a 6-2 decision and a major decision in the final for the tournament title at 285.

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