A-P/GC boys wrestling meets the criteria

Trent Cakerice
Jake Ryder
The Grundy Register

ACKLEY – Aplington-Parkersburg/Grundy Center boys wrestling needed a tiebreaker for a 43-42 win over AGWSR in triangular action last Tuesday, Dec. 20 at AGWSR High School.

The Falcons won the dual via the forfeit tiebreaker, receiving two forfeits compared to AGWSR’s one forfeit victory. A-P/GC’s other dual on Tuesday was a 59-24 loss to Wapsie Valley, the eighth-ranked team in Class 1A. AGWSR is ranked 28th in 1A. The Cougars fell to Wapsie Valley, 59-18.

Clay Saak and Trent Cakerice won both of their matches on Tuesday. Cakerice earned a key victory before year’s end with a first-period pinfall victory against AGWSR’s Tate Miller, the seventh-ranked heavyweight in 1A according to IAwrestle.

Kaden Abbas and Aiden Heitland won both of their matches for the Cougars. Abbas claimed two pinfall victories at 145 pounds and Heitland grabbed a couple pins at 220 pounds.

AGWSR now has a 7-6 record in duals heading into 2023. The Cougars head to BCLUW High School on Thursday, Jan. 5 to resume action against Denver and South Hardin-BCLUW.

A-P/GC goes into the holiday break with a 5-7 dual record. The Falcons return to action on Jan. 5 at Waterloo Columbus.


A-P/GC 43, AGWSR 42. 126: Jaedrek Bowles (AGWSR) over Mathew Luiken (Fall 1:21) 132: Carter Liston (APGC) over Noah Clikeman (Fall 5:56) 138: Bo Gerbracht (AGWSR) over Connor Kellum (Fall 1:14) 145: Kaden Abbas (AGWSR) over Dylan Knaack (Fall 1:31) 152: Klayton Freed (APGC) over Collin Willems (Fall 0:39) 160: Clay Saak (APGC) For. 170: Ben Puente (AGWSR) over Ryder Slifer (Fall 0:43) 182: Colton Harken (APGC) over Jared Granzow (Fall 1:16) 195: Eli Brandt (AGWSR) over Jesse Brouwer (Fall 0:51) 220: Aiden Heitland (AGWSR) over Carson Troyna (Fall 4:35) 285: Trent Cakerice (APGC) over Tate Miller (Fall 0:46) 106: Jariyah Bowles (AGWSR) For. 113: Austin Shepard (APGC) over Aaron Huber (Fall 2:29) 120: Elias Cakerice (APGC) For.


WV 59, APGC 24. 120: Brody Kleitsch (WV) over Elias Cakerice (TF 16-1 4:48) 126: Dawson Schmit (WV) over Carter Liston (Fall 4:40) 132: Easton Krall (WV) over Kellen Reints (Fall 0:16) 138: Kanen Decker (WV) over Connor Kellum (Fall 3:24) 145: Dylan Knaack (APGC) over Dallas Tisue (Fall 1:44) 152: Garrett Miller (WV) over Klayton Freed (Fall 1:55) 160: Clay Saak (APGC) over Jonah Frost (Fall 1:06) 170: Chase Ackerman (WV) over Ryder Slifer (Fall 2:41) 182: Cannon Joerger (WV) over Colton Harken (Fall 2:42) 195: Carson Troyna (APGC) over Jake Schoer (Fall 1:46) 220: Keegon Brown (WV) over Joe Johnson (Fall 1:22) 285: Trent Cakerice (APGC) over Derek Hilsenbeck (Fall 0:56) 106: Kaiden Belinsky (WV) For. 113: Reece Hagenow (WV) over Austin Shepard (Fall 2:23)


WV 59, AGWSR 18. 113: Reece Hagenow (WV) over Aaron Huber (Fall 1:24) 120: Brody Kleitsch (WV) over Jaedrek Bowles (MD 13-4) 126: Dawson Schmit (WV) For. 132: Easton Krall (WV) over Noah Clikeman (Fall 1:09) 138: Kanen Decker (WV) over Bo Gerbracht (Dec 6-5) 145: Kaden Abbas (AGWSR) over Dallas Tisue (Fall 0:51) 152: Garrett Miller (WV) over Collin Willems (Fall 2:41) 160: Jonah Frost (WV) For. 170: Chase Ackerman (WV) over Ben Puente (Fall 3:47) 182: Cannon Joerger (WV) over Jared Granzow (Fall 1:27) 195: Jake Schoer (WV) over Clayton VanLoh (Fall 0:32) 220: Aiden Heitland (AGWSR) over Keegon Brown (Fall 0:49) 285: Tate Miller (AGWSR) over Derek Hilsenbeck (Fall 0:35) 106: Kaiden Belinsky (WV) over Jariyah Bowles (MD 11-0) 



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