Postseason wrestling is back on the Alpha Media Fort Dodge stations Saturday February 8th starting at 12 PM for the 1A sectionals. The sectionals can be heard on 105.9 “The Beach” and “Sunny” 99.7 FM. The announce teams are set as well on 105.9 “The Beach” veteran wrestling broadcaster Theresa Hildreth makes her on air return along side her will be former wrestling coach and 2018 National Wrestling Hall Of Fame Inductee Tom Hildreth. They will have the call of the 1A sectionals at Woodbury Central in Moville, that sectional features area teams South Central Calhoun and East Sac County. For South Central Calhoun they have 2 wrestlers ranked in the latest Predicament rankings. Ayden Toms is #9 at 113 and Blake Mcalister #7 at 160. East Sac County features 9th ranked Nathan Thomsen at 132.
“Sunny” 99.7 will have the 1A sectionals from Manson Northwest Webster that include 7 area teams. Those teams include St. Edmond, Manson NW Webster, Eagle Grove, Clarion-Goldfield-Dows, Belmond-Klemme, Pocahontas Area and West Bend-Mallard. The broadcast team for that sectional will be Casey Meiners and Darren Legore. Casey is the lead broadcaster for Iowa Central’s wrestling coverage and Darren is a former high school wrestler who has stayed engaged in the sport since. The Manson sectional is expected to feature 8 wrestlers ranked in the top in their respective weight classes. That list includes Ryan Duckett from St. Edmond who is #7 at 113, Clarion-Goldfield-Dows duo of Reed Abbas #6 at 138 and Reminton Hanson #9 at 145, and Eagle Grove has Mark Dawson 8th at 145 & 2nd ranked Joel Mendoza at 220. Manson NW Webster also has a ranked duo in the sectional field 9th ranked Chris Krueger at 152 and John Schuttler #7 at 195 and Pocahontas Area’s Dane Johnson is #7 at 285. Also West Bend-Mallard features #4 at 106 Donavon Hanson.
South Central Calhoun and East Sac County’s journey to the state tourney begins Saturday at 12 Pm and can be heard on 105.9 “The Beach”. The Manson NW Webster sectional will air on “Sunny” 99.7 FM at 12 PM Saturday. All of our wrestling coverage is available here on our website as well.