STATE TOURNAMENT WRESTLING
Cale Crowder slaps hands with Guthrie Center coaches following a 3-2 win over Robbie Carrothers from Alburnett in Thursday's Class 1A 220 pound match at the state wrestling tournament. Crowder moves into Friday's quarterfinal round.
Marcus Boldy (right) from Panorama drives Bret Blackburn into the mat during their Class 1A 220 pound match at the state wrestling tournament Thursday. Boldy won 3-2 to advance into the quarterfinals.
Guthrie Center's Austin Laabs (left) nearly completes a reversal before Sumner-Fredericksburg opponent Derek Kohlmeyer gives the Tiger senior a 1 point escape during the 182 pound match in Thursday's state wrestling tournament. Laabs scored an escape and takedown in the final period for a 5-3 win, moving into Friday's quarterfinals.
Panorama's George Appleseth (left) counters a hold by TJ Schott fron Cedar Rapids Regis during their 106 pound opening round match at the state wrestling tournament on Feb. 19. Schott won the match by a third period fall. Appleseth pinned Justin Severson from West Lyon in the first round of consolation to stay alive Thursday.