Emmetsburg's E-Hawk wrestlers resumed their season on the mats Thursday night with a sweep of a Lakes Conference double Dual with Storm Lake and Spirit Lake Park, improving to 8-2 in duals and 4-1 in the Lakes Conference.
The E-Hawks defeated Storm Lake by a 58-21 tally and downed Spirit Lake Park by a 53-30 tally.
Against Storm Lake, Emmetsburg got a pair of wins by forfeit for Austin McCartan at 195 and Tanner Dahm at 220 before Taylor Wegner earned a :50 win by fall over Nate Carlson at 285 pounds.
STACK?HIM?UP! - Emmetsburg’s Caige Elbert stacks Calebi Hinners of Storm Lake up for a pin in their 145 pound match Thursday night. Elbert recorded the win by fall in :54 as the E-Hawks downed both Storm Lake and Spirit Lake Park. -- Dan Voigt photo
At 106, Dillon VanOosbree earned a win by forfeit and Brett Steinkamp also received a forfeit win at 113 before Jake Miller pinned Anthony Talamontes in :18 of the 120 pound match.
At 126 pounds, Nick Merwald earned a 12-1 Major Decision win over Darren Eades to put Emmetsburg up 40-0.
At 132 pounds, Chance Saathoff was pinned in 1:53 by Juan Figueroa and at 138 pounds, Chris Van Heuvelen lost a 14-10 decision to Juan Morales.
Caige Elbert earned a :54 win by fall over Caleb Hinners in action at 145 pounds, but at 152, Joe Schmidt was pinned in :57 by Cole Feltner.
The E-Hawks forfeited at 160 pounds to Austin Patrick, but at 170, Nick Schany earned a 3:51 win by fall over Noel Buenelos and at 182 pounds, Andrew Wellik earned an win by forfeit to end the dual with the 58-21 victory.
In action against Spirit Lake Park, the E-Hawks opened with Tanner Dahm receiving a win by forfeit at 285 pounds. At 106, Dillon VanOosbree pinned Gage Roberts in 3:44 before Free Steinkamp earned a win by forfeit at 113.
The E-Hawks forfeited at 120 pounds to Doug Miner, but a 126, Nick Merwald came up with a 3:49 win by fall over Ben Parks. Chance Saathoff received a win by forfeit at 132 pounds, but at 138, Chris VanHeuvelen was pinned in :23 by Zach Skopec.
Caige Elbert fell victim to a 1:08 pin by Kenton Murray at 145 pounds and a 152, Joe Schmidt was pinned in :36 by David Trucksess. The E-Hawks forfeited at 160 to Justin Jones.
Nick Schany earned a 17-2 Technical Fall over Javier Tapia in 4:07 of their 170 pound match and at 182, Andrew Wellik pinned Jacob Jenness in 3:46. Austin McCartan pinned Brady Mart in 1:50 of the 195 pound match and at 220, Taylor Wegner received a win by forfeit for the 53-30 final victory and sweep of the double dual.