St. Ansgar competed at a quadrangular on Thursday, Jan. 18.
The Saints lost to Algona 45-33 and Lake Mills 64-12, but defeated Rockford 51-27.
Connor Springer and Dayton Smith went 3-0. Springer won by pin over Algona’s Michael Talbot, then won by 8-6 decision over Lake Mills Ashten Love and 1-0 decision over Rockford Zachary Walker. Smith won by pin over Algona’s Calvin Kruse and by forfeit over Rockford. He defeated Lake Mills Drake Harnish by 7-3 decision.
The Saints competed Saturday, Jan. 20, at the Rick Caldwell Invitational in Waverly. St. Ansgar scored 71 points to finish at eighth place in a field of mostly larger schools.
St. Ansgar 182-pounder Dayton Smith wrestled to a championship. Derek Peterson, competing at 106, finished third. Sam Juenger (126), took fourth, Devan Hackenmiller (132), placed fifth, Preston Isler (160) came home with a fifth-place finish, Kraig Hemann (170) took sixth,
St. Asngar will wrestle Saturday, Jan. 27, at the Top of Iowa Conference meet in Forest City.