The #2 ranked Reiver Wrestling Team lost a close dual to #1 ranked Ellsworth Wednesday night in Iowa Falls 17-15.
The dual was extremely tight with Iowa Western holding a slim 15-14 lead over Ellsworth heading into the Heavyweight bout. Ultimately leading to a hard-fought victory by Ellsworth narrowly escaping with a 17-15 dual victory. Sophomore Cody Kingery looked impressive pinning the Panthers Myron Crawford in 2:38. Also picking up victories for Iowa Western were Emmanuel Browne, Kollin Wade, and Ethen Carlberg.
125 #3 Emmanuel Browne (IW) over Carter Cox (ECC) 3-1
133 #3 Justin Folley (ECC) over #1 D'Andre Brumfield (IW) 14-8
141 Kollin Wade (IW) over Keegan Powers (ECC) 15-4
149 Ethen Carlberg (IW) over Zach Gazza (ECC) 15-4
157 #1 Steven Lawrence (ECC) over Thomas Lisher (IW) 8-7
165 Matthew Young (ECC) over #3 Tell Ward (IW) 9-8
174 #7 Cody Kingery (IW) over Myron Crawford (ECC) fall 2:38
184 #5 Anthony Collins (ECC) over Joey Sutter (IW) 11-3
197 #1 Tim Young (ECC) over Gage Orton (IW) 10-4
285 Charles Griffin (ECC) over #7 Travis Gusan (IW) 6-4