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Hansmeier brothers earn advancement to District Tournament, lead Waukon wrestling team to sixth-place team finish at Class 2A Sectional Tournament


Rocking the cradle to career win number 100 ... Waukon wrestling 170-pound senior Tristan Hansmeier has Crestwood junior Ross Niewoehner locked up in a cradle in their Class 2A Sectional 10 semifinals match Saturday, February 3 at Luther College in Decorah on the way to a win by 18-2 technical fall in 4:48 to record the 100th win of his high school wrestling career. Hansmeier had his title hopes dashed by a fall in the championship match but finished as the Sectional 10 170-pound runner-up to earn advancement to this Saturday’s District 5 Tournament. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this website.

138-pound sectional champion ... Waukon wrestling 138-pound junior Miles Hansmeier has North Fayette Valley sophomore Joel Grimes in a tough position on the way to a 7-0 win by decision in their Class 2A Sectional 10 semifinals match Saturday, February 3 at Luther College in Decorah. Hansmeier followed that win with a pin of West Delaware senior Cole Engel in 1:52 to win the 138-pound Sectional 10 championship and advance on to this Saturday’s District 5 Tournament. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this website.

Tristan Hansmeier achieves milestone 100th career win with semifinals technical fall

The 2017-2018 wrestling season came to a close for all but two members of the Waukon wrestling team Saturday, February 3 at the mat Tribe’s Class 2A Sectional 10 Tournament held at Luther College in Decorah. Those two wrestlers - the brother tandem of senior Tristan and junior Miles Hansmeier - were the only two Indians to wrestle to the required top-two finish in their respective weight classes at the tournament to earn further advancement down the postseason wrestling road, pacing the Indians to 82.5 team points and a sixth-place finish in the tournament’s final team standings.

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