How the Nevada wrestling team fared at the Mustang Invitational and Boone double-dual meet
The Nevada wrestling team produced one champion and one runner-up at the Mustang Invitational Saturday in Monroe.
The Cubs also had an individual place third at the Ogden Girls Invitational Saturday at Ogden.
Nevada finished 10th out of 12 teams at Monroe with 59 points. Pella won the team champion with 200 points. Pleasantville came in second with 156.
In dual competition Nevada came up short against both Boone and Gilbert in a double-dual at Boone Jan. 4. The two losses put the Cubs at 0-7 in dual competition on the season.
Here is what we learned from Nevada's performances at Boone, Ogden and Monroe:
Weber keeps hot streak going
Kaden Weber won Nevada's individual championship at the Mustang Invitational. Weber went 3-0 at 106 pounds to remain perfect on the season at 19-0.
Weber, ranked 12th in Class 2A at 106 by IAwrestle.com, won all of his matches by fall Saturday. He pinned Prairie City-Monroe's Charlie Sitzmann in to minutes, 45 seconds and Knoxville's Dane Gullion in 3:09 to reach the finals, where he stuck Earlham's Dallas Canoyer in three minutes flat.
During the double-dual at Boone Weber pinned the Toreador's Tanner Weitzel in 1:10 and Gilbert's Dennis May in 2:55.
Vincent coming on strong
Senior Camdan Vincent was the Cub wrestler to place second at Monroe Saturday.
Vincent went 2-1 at 285 to improve his season record to 8-3. He pinned Chariton's Dane Dyer in 1:50 and stuck Pleasantville's Colton Miller to reach the finals, where he lost by fall to Colfax-Mingo's Kenny Schlosser.
Vincent pinned Boone's Hector Garica in 3:44 and received a forfeit against Gilbert at the Boone double-dual.
Matthew Sallee was Nevada's only other wrestler to compete at Monroe Saturday.
Sallee placed fifth at 132 with a 3-2 record. He pinned PCM's Sawyer Bouwkamp in 4:23, Iowa Falls-Alden's Matthew Harms in 3:15 and Knoxville's Triston Sinnard in 2:42.
Salle lost an 8-2 decision to Knoxville's Luke Spaur and a 1-0 battle with PCM's Hewitt Brinegar.
Sallee also picked up Nevada's only other win at the Boone double-dual. He pinned Gilbert's Gavyn McKinny in 2:33.
Hastings delivers at Ogden
Nevada's Dakota Hastings placed third in the Girls 12 Division at the Ogden Girls Invitational Saturday.
Hastings went 1-2 during the tournament.
Hastings lost by major decision to Osage's Katelyn Johnston, 11-2, and suffered a loss by fall to Spencer's Krystol Luna Rosales. She picked up a win by medical forfeit over Humboldt's Brett Harklau.