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DODGER WRESTLING PREVIEW: Clear Lake Invitational

NEXT UP: Wrestling will begin at 9:30 a.m. in the Clear Lake High School gym. Joining Fort Dodge in the field will be the host, Clear Lake, along with Algona, Charles City, Creston/O-M, Emmetsburg, Forest City, North Butler/Clarksville, Okoboji/HMS, Saint Ansgar and West Fork.

PROBABLE LINEUP: 106 — Max Bishop, fr., (12-6); 113 — Lane Cowell, jr., (15-3); 120 — Drake Ayala, jr., (20-0); 126 — Carson Taylor, sr., (18-1); 132 — Brooks Cowell, sr., (16-3); 138 — Dreyzon Phillips, jr., (17-4); 145 — Brandon Mills, sr., (14-6); 152 — Kody Cook, jr., (9-4); 160 — Savion Wheat, sr., (7-10); 170 — Dylan Zimmermann, jr., (6-3); 182 — Austin Lee, sr., (12-6); 195 — Levi Egli, sr., (14-3); 220 — Sawyer Springer, jr., (10-9); 285 — Colton Munter, sr., (9-11).

LAST TIME OUT: This marks the first action of 2020 for the Dodgers since winning the Don Miller Invitational last month for the fifth consecutive time. Lane Cowell, Drake Ayala, Carson Taylor, Brooks Cowell, Dreyzon Phillips and Levi Egli were all individual winners, with Brandon Mills, Kody Cook and Austin Lee in second.

KEY FACTS: Fort Dodge is third in the IAwrestle team tournament rankings, and third in The Predicament Top-10 for 3A.

RANKED DODGERS: The Dodgers enter with eight ranked wrestlers (IAwrestle) in Lane Cowell (No. 7), Drake Ayala (No. 1), Carson Taylor (No. 2), Brooks Cowell (No. 7), Dreyzon Phillips (No. 3), Brandon Mills (No. 6), Kody Cook (No. 10) and Levi Egli (No. 2).

ABOUT THE FIELD: Thirteen ranked wrestlers from teams other than Fort Dodge are scheduled to be in action. Charles City boasts three in Alec Staudt (No. 8, 138), Roush Jaeger (No. 8, 152) and Jack Sindlinger (No. 9, 195). Algona has Andrew Hamilton (No. 5, 220) and Gavin Meints (No. 9, 285) and Emmetsburg features Bret Hoyman (No. 10, 160) and Mason Griffin (No. 6, 170).

Clear Lake (Max Currier, No. 7, 113; Sam Nelson, No. 5, 126); Creston/O-M (Jackson Kinsella, No. 3, 182; Sam Chapman, No. 5, 195); and Forest City (Kellen Moore, No. 10, 113; Reese Moore, No. 7, 182) have two each.