OGDEN - Collins-Maxwell sent one wrestler through to districts from the Class 1A sectional wrestling meet in Ogden Saturday.
Jacob Pierieck is headed to the district meet in Pleasantville next Saturday after claiming an individual sectional championship at 120 pounds. Carter Davis just missed the cut for the Spartans after placing third at 106.
Pierick received a bye in the quarterfinals then went up against Baxter’s Cole Smith in the semifinals. Pierick pinned Smith in one minute, 48 seconds to set up a showdown with Ogden’s Dominic Degeneffe in the finals.
Pierick won a 2-0 defensive battle over Degeneffe to claim his sectional title and earn a spot at Pleasantville next week. The win over Degeneffe put Pierick and 23-13 on the season.
Davis saw his outstanding senior season come to a close by going 1-1 and just missing out on districts.
Davis also opened with a bye then he lost by fall in the semifinals to Pleasantville’s Devon Luing. He bounced back to win the final match of his career, taking down Martensdale St. Marys’ Eric Reins-Schmidt by fall in 3:29 to finish his senior season right at 20 wins (20-11).
Joseph Butcher also competed for Collins-Maxwell at sectionals.
Butcher finished fourth with an 0-2 record at 132. Butcher lost by fall to Martensdale St. Marys’ Cole Cassady in the semifinals and by technical fall, 16-0, to South Hamilton’s Jose Galdeano in the third place match.
Collins-Maxwell took seventh out of eight teams with 45 points. Baxter just edged the Spartans for sixth with 50 points and Meskwaki came in eighth after failing to score.
Colfax-Mingo won the sectional team championship at Ogden with 209 points. Martensdale St. Marys was second with 182, Pleasantville third with 178, Ogden fourth with 168 and South Hamilton fifth out of eight teams with a score of 142.
Final team scores: 1. Colfax-Mingo 209 points, 2. Martensdale St. Marys 182, 3. Pleasantville 178, 4. Ogden 168, 5. South Hamilton 142, 6. Baxter 50, 7. Collins-Maxwell 45, 8. Meskwaki 0.
Individual results - Collins-Maxwell
106 pounds - 3. Carter Davis, 1-1. 120 - 1. Jacob Pierick, 2-0. 132 - 4. Joseph Butcher, 0-2.