Boys’ Prep Wrestling: 3 Local Wrestlers with a Chance to Finish as Champions in Class 2A

Des Moines, IA- Day three of the 2024 Boys’ wrestling state tournament is in the books and championship Saturday is set, here’s how our local wrestlers from Class 2A performed.

For Burlington Notre Dame, one Nike will challenge for the state championship.

In the 106-pound weight class, Colt Boyles was eliminated by Charlie Boelman of North Polk by a 4-3 decision in his first match of the day.

Carter West was taken down by Brayden Bohnsack of Union by an 8-3 decision in the 113-pound weight class semifinal match. West will take on Jayson Stevens with the winner advancing to the third-place match.

In the 126-pound weight class, CJ Davis faced off against Ty Scorpil of Columbus/Winfield-Mt. Union in their first match of the day and it was Davis who came out on top by a 5-2 decision, eliminating Scorpil. Davis followed that up with a 5-2 decision win over Tyce Clarken of Humboldt. Davis will face off against Amare Chavez with the winner advancing to the third-place match.

In the 132-pound weight class, Kaiden Dietzenbach has set up a rematch with his one loss of the season after taking down Mason Avila by a 7-2 decision. Kade Blume awaits in the championship match.

Dirk Boyles finished 1-1 on the day with a win by major decision before losing by an 11-5 decision against Mikey Ryan of Mt. Vernon in the 150-pound weight class. Boyles will wrestle Nile Sinn of Williamsburg for 7th place.

In the 157-pound weight class, Fairfield’s Cason Miller surpassed Burlington Notre Dame’s Blake Wilson by sudden victory, eliminating Wilson. Miller followed that with a win by fall over Taevyn Zinnel of Algona. Miller will wrestle Karson Kolbet for a chance at third place.

For Fairfield, Cael McCabe, in the 106-pound weight class, will take on Klayten Perreault in the championship match after defeating Urijah Courter by an 8-3 decision.

Columbus/Winfield-Mt. Union’s Russel Coil advanced to the 285-pound weight class championship match with a 3-1 decision victory over Paul Ballard of Albia. Coil will face off against Mac Muller of Osage.

Washington’s Aaron Boone will compete for a chance to finish in third place in the 132-pound weigh class after defeating Kolton Keller of Saydel by fall and Steele Diercks of Assumption by a 7-4 decision. Boone will take on Mason Avila.

KILJ will update as the tournament progresses.