Brands Wins Title at Ed Winger Classic

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West High had four wrestlers earn top five finishes on its way to a seventh-place team finish Saturday at the Ed Winger Classic in Urbandale.

Junior Nelson Brands won the 152-pound title as the Trojans finished with 85.5 points at the 22-team tournament.

Top-ranked Brands (40-1) pinned three straight opponents to reach the 152-pound title match where he recorded a 24-9 tech. fall victory over ninth-ranked Joe Nicholoson of West Des Moines Valley.

Seventh-ranked Carter Rohweder added a runner-up finish at 160 pounds, falling to top-ranked Joe Shapiro of West Des Moines Valley in the title match.

Rohweder finished 3-1 on Saturday to improve his season record to 32-6.

Hans vonRabenau (15-4) placed fourth at 106 pounds and Guy Snow (28-11) finished fifth at 220 pounds for West High.

Southeast Polk won the team title with 246.5 points followed by West Des Moines Valley with 191.5 and Indianola with 127.5.

Ed Winger Classic

Team scores – 1. Southeast Polk 246.5; 2. West Des Moines Valley 191.5; 3. Indianola 127.5; 4. North Scott 118; 5. Johnston 113.5; 6. Glenwood 110.5; 7. West High 85.5; 8. Ballard 85; 9. Waukee 78.5; 10. West Des Moines Dowling 77; 11. Bettendorf 70; 12. Des Moines Lincoln 63.5; 13. Cedar Falls 53; 14. Dallas Center-Grimes 48.5; 15. Burlington 47; 16. Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson 46.5; 17. Ames 44.5; 18. Urbandale 41; 19. Des Moines Roosevelt 40; 20. Fort Madison 39.5; 21. Adel-DeSoto-Minburn 23; 22. Centerville 12.

(First place matches, area placewinners)

106 – 1. Nick Oldham (WDV) pinned Nick Miller (WAU) 1:14; 4. Hans vonRabenau (ICW).

113 – 1. Kyle Biscoglia (WAU) pinned Kobey Pritchard (IND) 2:52.

120 – 1. Gauge Perrien (SEP) dec. Noah Hughes-Reilly (WDV) 3-0; 8. Alex Aguirre (ICW).

126 – 1. Adam Brown (SEP) dec. McGwire Midkiff (CBTJ) 10-4.

132 – 1. Cade DeVos (SEP) dec. Jake Watters (DOW) 5-0.

138 – 1. Nathan Lendt (SEP) pinned Collin Lewis (NS) 1:00.

145 – 1. Zach Barnes (SEP) dec. Grant Stotts (WDV) 6-3.

152 – 1. Nelson Brands (ICW) tech. fall Joe Nicholoson (WDV) 24-9.

160 – 1. Joel Shapiro (WDV) pinned Carter Rohweder (ICW) 4:43.

170 – 1. Marcus Coleman (AME) maj. dec. Gavin Babcock (SEP) 12-2; 6. Ashton Stumpf (ICW).

182 – 1. Anthony Sherry (GLE) maj. dec. Spencer Sherwood (BUR) 17-8.

195 – 1. Kaden Sauder (DOW) dec. Connor Corbin (WDV) 3-1.

220 – 1. Rocky Lombardi (WDV) dec. Wyatt Wriedt (NS) 3-1 SV1; 5. Guy Snow (ICW).

285 – 1. Caleb Sanders (GLE) dec. Nathan McDonald (WAU) 9-5.