AUDUBON - The Collins-Maxwell wrestling team had two grapplers win a silver medal and another place fourth at the Audubon Invitational Saturday in Audubon.
Jacob Pierick and Caleb Fullerton came in second at 106 and 138 pounds respectively for Collins-Maxwell. Cody Galbraith added a fourth-place finish at 182 as the Spartans scored 53.5 points to place sixth out of nine scored teams.
Pierick went 1-1 as his season record moved to 17-10. He opened with a bye, won by sudden victory over Missouri Valley’s Drew West, 4-2, then lost in the finals by fall to Logan-Magnolia’s Kaleb King.
Fullerton compiled a 2-1 record, going to 22-7 on the season.
Fullerton opened with a fall over Missouri Valley’s Jacob Bowman in three minutes, 23 seconds and he followed that up with a victory by technical fall, 19-4, over East Sac County’s Dawson Mack. In the finals, Fullerton lost by major decision, 10-1, to Missouri Valley’s Connor Lange — the No. 4 wrestler in Class 1A at 138 according to The Predicament.
Galbraith finished 1-2 on the day. He received a bye, lost by fall to Missouri Valley’s Nick Haynes, pinned Logan-Magnolia JV’s Jarrett Armstrong in 4:47, then lost by fall to Logan-Magnolia’s Josh Stueve.
Zach Martinez also competed at the varsity level for Collins-Maxwell at the tournament, going 0-3 at 220.
Carter Davis was the lone representative for the Collins-Maxwell JV. He competed at 106 and finished 0-2.
Final team scores: 1. Missouri Valley 278 points, 2. Longan-Magnolia 272.5, 3. East Sac County 109, 4. Audubon 95.5, 5. Logan-Magnolia JV 69, 6. Collins-Maxwell 53.5, 7. Exira/Elk Horn-Kimballton 27, 8. Atlantic JV 24, 9. West Harrison 21.
Individual results - Collins-Maxwell
106 pounds - 2. Jacob Pierick, 1-1. 138 - 2. Caleb Fullerton, 2-1. 182 - 4. Cody Galbraith, 1-2. 220 - 6. Zach Martinez, 0-3.