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Five Tiger wrestlers place at John J. Harris Tournament; Stein takes first

The Lenox Tigers brought home five place finishes at the John J. Harris tournament over the weekend. Dylan Stein, center, ranked #9 in the state, took first place. Trenton Beck took fifth place and Chase England, Jordan Martin-England and Xavier Adamson took sixth place. Pictured, from left, Jordan Martin-England, Trenton Beck, Dylan Stein, Chase England, and Xavier Adamson. (photo by Ashley Stein)

Coaches Jared O’Riley and Wade England are pretty proud of Dylan Stein and his first place finish at the John J Harris Tournament over the weekend. There were 28 schools competing with many of those schools much larger than Lenox. (phot by Ashley Stein)

















Lenox Tigers traveled to Van Meter on Tuesday, Jan. 17 for dual matches against Southwest Valley, Van Meter, and Mt. Ayr.
Lenox won over Mt. Ayr 30-18.
Chase England, Xavier Adamson, and Jace Smith won by forfeit.
Dylan Stein won by fall over Conlee Stark in 4:19.
Jordan Martin -England pinned Bracken Collier in 1:54.
Southwest Valley won their match over Lenox 42-21.
At 285, Jace Smith won a 8-2 decision over Sawyer Wilkinson.
Jordan Martin-England, wrestling at 170, defeated Bradlee Grantz due to injury.
Xavier Adamson, 220, pinned Dillon Inman in 3:58.
Dylan Stein won by forfeit.
Van Meter defeated Lenox 49-12.
Smith pinned Hunter Radke in the first period in a time of 1:07.
Stein lost by a 9-4 decision to Mason Drake.
England was pinned in 1:38 by Easton Padilla.
Jordan Martin-England lost by MD 11-2 to Jackson Boese.

The Tigers wrestled in the John J. Harris Tournament on Friday and Saturday. This year’s tournament included 28 teams. The Tigers took eighth place with 81.5 points. Those participating were: Creston, Winterset, Atlantic, AC/GC, Earlham, Red Oak, Shenandoah, Lenox, Southwest Valley, Riverside, MVAOCOU, Washington, Missouri Valley, Centerville, Panorama, Nodaway Valley, Clarinda, SW Iowa, Denison-Schleswig, CAM, Central Decatur, East Mills, Mount Ayr, Tri-Center, Clarke, Bedford, Griswold, Wayne.
132 – Dylan Stein (27-2) Win by fall against Beau Webber, Winterset, 3:04; Win by 5-4 decision against Nile Benge, Winterset.
138-Chase England (22-11) Win by TF 16-0 against Taytum Bates (AC/GC), lost by 9-7 decision against Jude Carter (Washington).
145-Leo Wardlow – win by 12-2 decision against Dayton Gussman (Red Oak), lost by fall 5:51 against Taven Moore (Riverside), lost by injury default against James Lemon (Denison)
152-Daysen Gregg lost by fall 3:03 against Colt Slocum (NV)
160 – Trenton Beck (22-10) -win by TF against Justin Davis (AC/GC), lost by fall 5:20 against Ben Hansen (Missouri Valley)
170-JJ England (20-11) – win by fall against Jaeger Mendenhal (Centerville), lost by TF against Kaden Street (Creston).
195-Xavier Adamson (21-15) – win by fall 1:24 against Colin Jacobs (SWV).
220-Eli Ortega lost by fall 1:03 against Jackson Kerr (Creston)
285-Jace Smith (15-16) – lost by fall 0:55 against Garret Plagge (Denison)

The Tigers ended the second day at the John J Harris Tournament with five Tiger wrestlers placing. Dylan Stein took first; Trenton Beck placed fifth, and Chase England, JJ England, and Xavier Adamson took sixth place. Adamson 195- 6th place.
John J Harris Day 2:
132 – Dylan Stein -Win by fall against Cord Hamilton (CD), 19-4; Win by 4-2 decision against Cole Scamman (Shenandoah).
138 – Chase England – win by fall against Brayden Chester (CAM), win by fall 1:31 against Jason Morrow (Centerville), lost by fall against Austin Evans (Creston), lost by fall 3:23 against Will Knapp (Shenandoah).
160 – Trenton Beck -win by fall against Kurt Speed (SWI), win by fall 3:14 against Donovan Hedrington (Atlantic), lost by fall 3:52 against Brian South (CAM), win by fall 1:52 against Brian Snyder (Centerville).
170 – JJ England -win by fall 1:01 against Baz Clear (Red Oak), win by fall 2:35against Dominick Polsley (Clarinda), lost by fall 3:16 against Jarret Armstrong (Atlantic), lost by fall 3:40 against Jayden Dickerson (Shenandoah).
195 – Xavier Adamson -win by fall 1:28 against Ty Willem (Earlham), lost by fall 0:41 against Michael Fuller (AC/GC), lost by 13-9 decision against Ethan Richardson (Shenandoah)
285 – Jace Smith -lost by fall 2:29 against Joel Cooper (Panarama).

Xavier Adamson, wrestling at 220, pinned his opponent from SWV Friday night and took sixth place in the John J. Harris Tournament. (photo by Colleen Larimer)

Leo Wardlow has his opponent in a lock trying to get him positioned for a pin. Riverside ended up winning the match 12-2. (photo by Colleen Larimer)

Dylan Stein watches the scoreboard as he wins a 19-4 decision over Central Decatur on his way to a first place finish. (photo by Colleen Larimer)

Chase England tries to break his opponent down. He pinned the CAM wrestler in 1:31 and placed sixth at the John J. Harris Tournament. (photo by Colleen Larimer)

JJ England with the escape in his quarterfinal round Friday night at the John J Harris Wrestling Invitational. (photo by Meg Barker)

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