Jones briefly trailed. Now up 5-4
Guilliams down 5-0, Jones tied 6-6
Jones gets two for the win
Very tough match, but Jones had just enough left to get the takedown and the win
Now a 10-0 deficit for Guilliams
And Guilliams falls in his opener
Bit of a break between local wrestlers here. The next one is Kevin Childs at 285 lbs. That's a full weight class away.
Getting close to Childs taking the mat. We're into the 285 lb wrestlers
Childs is sporting a short mohawk with the center stripe dyed red.
Match looks even, no score yet.
End of the first and Childs is 0-0. They only went down once. These two are very evenly matched
One minute left in the second and Childs came close to getting points, but his opponent was a hair too fast. Still 0-0
End of the second and it's STILL 0-0 in Childs' match
Childs gives up an escape for the first points of the match. He trails 1-0
30 seconds left, Childs trails 1-0
And a takedown of Childs seals it. He falls 3-0 in a very tough match.
It's going to be a bit between local wrestlers here. The next one is Chase Petty at 126 lbs. But the tournament is on the 106-lb weight class at the moment.
We're into the consolation side of the 3A bracket. A couple of 120-lb wrestlers are on the mat, but we're waiting for the 126-lb class for our next local wrestler.
Should just be a couple minutes now. We're only a couple matches away from Petty being back on the mat.
Petty has taken the mat for his second match. This is an elimination match.
0-0 with a minute gone in Petty's match
End of the first and Petty is up 2-1
Petty has a 36-15 record this season. His opponent is 20-22
Petty still up 2-1 with under 30 seconds in the second
Petty takes a 2-1 lead into the third
Petty now down 3-2 in the third
Petty has about 30 seconds to tie or take the lead if he is going to advance
The next wrestler from the area is Clinton's Alex Caldwell. He's in the 145-lb class, so it's going to be a bit before we see him on the mat.
Looks like Caldwell is heading to the mat.
Caldwell is coming out fast, trying to force the pace of the match. He's up 2-0
Caldwell dominating. Gets the pin in the first.
Caldwell had his opponent literally two inches from being pinned for a solid 20 seconds before getting the win. He absolutely controlled that match.
Only two more area wrestlers in this session to go. At 195 is Clinton's Justin Guilliams. At 285 is Ottumwa's Kevin Childs.
Caldwell's pin came at 59 seconds in the first
Cody Jones of Oskaloosa is up. Had him marked down wrong.