HUMBOLDT - No. 11 (Class 2A) Webster City is headed back to state wrestling duals tournament, besting seventh-ranked Humboldt Tuesday night, 35-28.
The Lynx (23-3 overall) set a new school-record for dual wins, but none will be as remembered as this one over the Wildcats (21-3).
Webster City closed out the dual with wins by Jacob Powers, Tanner Hild and Alex Oswald, overcoming a 28-22 deficit. Powers scored a pin at 145, while Hild picked up a major decision at 152 and Oswald completed the night with a decision at 160.
Connor Larson, Dylan Fielder, Gavin Dinsdale, Cole Nokes and Freddie Seeley all picked up wins over Humboldt to help the cause.
For the Wildcats, Nikko Wheeler, Reed Dreyer, Levi Sawyer, Austen Gargano, Jake Miller and Michael Madsen scored victories.
Humboldt advanced to the final round with a 51-24 victory over Estherville-LC, while the Lynx downed Perry, 60-16.
CLASS 2A REGIONAL DUALS
Humboldt 51, Estherville-LC 24
160 - Kelly Clabaugh, ELC pinned Gus Arnold, 2:55; 170 - Nikko Wheeler, H won by forfeit; 182 - Adam Mickelson, H pinned Jake Bortvit, 4:52; 195 - Reed Dreyer, H pinned Austin Egeland, :55; 220 - Chase Bonner, ELC dec. Cordes Olthoff, 4-0; 285 - Dylan Hendricks, H pinned Amed Castro, :49; 106 - Levi Sawyer, H pinned Zackary Snyder, 1:56; 113 - Austin Meier, H dec. Juan Castro, 8-2; 120 - Zane Russell, H pinned Derek Gebel, 1:38; 126 - Austen Gargano, H pinned Myles McDonald, :46; 132 - Oscar Ramirez, ELC pinned Jaden Kampen, :24; 138 - Jake Miller, H pinned Brenden Duer, 2:25; 145 - Cole Budach, ELC dec. Malcolm Boyd, 5-0; 152 - Blake Gjerde, ELC won by forfeit.
Webster City 60, Perry 16
160 - Kaleb Carstarphen, P dec. Joey Root, 6-4; 170 - Connor Larson, WC pinned Alonzo Zarate, :20; 182 - Brandon Patton, WC pinned Kevin Lopez, 2:29; 195 - Dylan Fielder, WC pinned Augusto Jata, 1:29; 220 - Gus Gasca, WC pinned Jorge Soto, :44; 285 - Gavin Dinsdale, WC pinned Joe Olvera, 2:52; 106 - Derick Khaleck, WC won by forfeit; 113 - Kade VanKirk, P major dec. Cole Nokes, 13-3; 120 - Gisaveri Niyibizi, O dec. Freddie Seeley, 7-1; 126 - Ty Schnathorst, WC pinned Ivan Garcia, 5:45; 132 - Richie Cazares, P pinned Gage Sadler, 5:12; 138 - Ryan Ferrari, WC pinned Jacob Thompson, 4:00; 145 - Jacob Powers, WC pinned Chase Monahan, 1:30; 152 - Tanner Hild, WC pinned Alex Ortiz, 1:04.
Webster City 35, Humboldt 28
170 - Connor Larson, WC pinned Tate Illg, 1:08; 182 - Nikko Wheeler, H dec. Brandon Patton, 6-3; 195 - Dylan Fielder, WC major dec. Adam Mickelson, 11-3; 220 - Reed Dreyer, H major dec. Gus Gasca, 10-0; 285 - Gavin Dinsdale, WC dec. Dylan Hendricks, 10-7; 106 - Levi Sawyer, H pinned Derick Khaleck, 1:21; 113 - Cole Nokes, WC pinned Corey Kasperbauer, 4:00; 120 - Freddie Seeley, WC dec. Zane Russell, 13-8; 126 - Austen Gargano, H pinned Ty Schnathorst, :38; 132 - Jake Miller, H pinned Gage Sadler, 2:36; 138 - Michael Madsen, H dec. Ryan Ferrari, 2-0; 145 - Jacob Powers, WC pinned Collin Flick, :55; 152 - Tanner Hild, WC major dec. Thaylan Bowman, 14-1; 160 - Alex Oswald, WC dec. Gus Arnold, 6-0.
State duals are set for next Wednesday in Des Moines at Wells Fargo Arena - a day ahead of the traditional individual state tournament.
This marks the third time in four years Webster City has qualified for state duals, also going to the final eight in 1991, 2011 and '12. They placed second in '91 and fifth in their last appearance.
The Wildcats last qualified for state duals in 2001 and have gone four times total.