Boys’ Prep Wrestling: Two Local Wrestlers Vying for a Chance at Third Place in Class 3A

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 3A performed.

Burlington’s Braxton Hutchinson defeated Coby Fiser of Bondurant-Farrar by sudden victory to start the day then pinned Elijah Hyet of Dubuque Hempstead to move on in the consolation bracket in the 106-pound weight class. He will wrestle Dylan Munson with the winner moving on to the third-place match.

Fort Madison saw Nolan Riddle, 157-pound weight class, pick up two wins by fall in the consolation bracket against Dominic Tigner of Norwalk and Wyatt Vlasek of Prairie to keep his 3rd place hopes alive. Riddle will compete against Abe Bushong.

In the 190-pound weight class, Isaac Thacher pinned Wyatt Young of Cedar Rapids Washington in his first match of the consolation bracket but fell to Jackson Van Kley of Pella by a 6-0 decision. Thacher will wrestle Kolby Gibbons of Johnston for 7th place.

KILJ will update as the tournament progresses.