SPORTS SHORT: JV matmen bring home hardware

WEST DES MOINES – Marshalltown High School sent 17 wrestlers to the West Des Moines Valley junior varsity tournament on Saturday, crowning 11 of them champions of their respective brackets.

Paden Himes, Devan Mann, Austin Baker, Mitch O’Hare, Luis Chavez, Seth Heinrichs, Tristen Traylor, Dakota Platt, Reese Hageman and John Remster each won their pools with 3-0 records, while Josh Sowers was a champion after a 2-1 showing.

Baker, Heinrichs and Sowers each posted three wins by fall.

Finishing second on the day were Ryan Bitker, Jose Torres, Dakota Weishaubt and Chase Luethje. Andrew Boelman took third place, while Antonio Patricio scored a fourth-place finish.