Clear Lake finishes 1-1 in NCC triangular

WEBSTER CITY — Clear Lake nearly stole a win from Webster City Thursday night to cap off a 2-0 night in triangular hosted by the Lynx, but Webster City escaped with a 39-34 victory as the Lions finished the night 1-1. Clear Lake beat Algona 43-18 in its other dual.

Sam Nelson, Bryan Hillyer, Eric Faught, Braxton Doebel, Benn Finn and Kade Hambly were each 2-0 on the evening for the Lions. Faught and Finn each had a pair of pins.

"We just had a couple things not go our way (against Webster City)," Clear Lake coach Mike Lester said. "We gave up too many back points and pins and we have to get better at that." 

Cole Johnson, Cole Lewis and Noah Murphy were 2-0 for the Bulldogs, who also lost to Webster City 41-30. In a battle of ranked foes in 2A at 285, Algona’s Dominick Etherington (No. 4) lost to top-ranked Cooper Lawson of Webster City in a 5-3 decision.

Johnston 60 Mason City 11

MASON CITY | Johnston had six pins over the Mohawks to claim an overall team victory 60-11. The Mohawks had two individual victories on the night. For the Mohawks, Luke Deinhart pinned Cade Moss at 2:55 and Cullan Schriever won by technical fault 16-1 at 4:00 over Rheiner Stahlbaum.

Mason City will go to the Battle of Waterloo Friday and Saturday.

NHTV 70, Charles City 11

NEW HAMPTON | The Comets dropped a conference dual to New Hampton/Turkey Valley Thursday night.

At heavyweight, Charles City's Tylor Zuspan pinned Tom Clark in 1:37. At 113 pounds, the Comets also got an 18-3 technical fall win from Bronson Forsyth over Alex Kriener in 5:36.

The Comets will compete at the Battle of Waterloo Friday and Saturday.

Forest City goes 2-0 in home triangular

Forest City went 2-0 as a team in its home triangular. The Indians defeated Belmond-Klemme 60-18 and Garner-Hayfield-Ventura 54-22.

Gabe Staudt, Austin Kelso, Evan Larson, Brock Moore, Kaleb Umbaugh, William Kirschbaum, Maximos Soto and Jacob Trunkhill went undefeated on the night.

GHV defeated B-K in its other match, 30-27.

Jared Shaw and Spencer Formanek went 2-0 for the Cardinals.

Remington Hanson, Logan Heaberlin and Tucker Kroeze went 2-0 for the Broncos.

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