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Wrestling Bolts debut

Liberty varsity splits with Xavier and Cedar Rapids Washington

CEDAR RAPIDS– Liberty High’s first varsity and junior varsity (JV) wrestling squads made their debut Thursday, Nov. 30, in a double dual with Cedar Rapids Xavier and Cedar Rapids Washington, at Xavier.
The Liberty Lightning zapped the Washington Warriors, 42-38, in varsity action and fell to Xavier, 12-6.
Liberty’s Klein Thoensen (145 pounds), Ashton Barker (152) and Jacob Morgan (170) won by fall against Washington’s Caleb Velasquez, Hashim Herz and Kyree Harrison, respectively. Drew Snyder (138) and Peter Woodward (152) won by fall over Xavier’s Kyle Wilkins and Derrick Skala.
The Saints’ varsity defeated the Warriors, 48-28, while its JV squad topped Washington, 12-9.
Liberty travels to Maquoketa on Saturday, Dec. 9, for an invitational starting at 10 a.m. and visits Waterloo East on Thursday, Dec. 14, at 5:30 p.m. for a double dual with East and Dubuque Senior ahead of Central DeWitt’s invitational tournament on Saturday, Dec. 16.

Liberty High (ICL) 42, Cedar Rapids Washington (CRW) 38
145: Klein Thoensen (ICL) over Caleb Velasquez (CRW) (Fall 1:51) 152: Ashton Barker (ICL) over Hashim Herz (CRW) (Fall 0:54) 160: Braden Haas (ICL) over (CRW) (For.) 170: Jacob Morgan (ICL) over Kyree Harrison (CRW) (Fall 1:57) 182: Max Tafolla (ICL) over (CRW) (For.) 195: Jared Scherrman (CRW) over Gavin Luze (ICL) (Fall 1:31) 220: Jonah Johnson (CRW) over Andres Estrada (ICL) (Fall 0:44) 285: Brandon Smith (CRW) over (ICL) (For.) 106: Nick Miller (ICL) over (CRW) (For.) 113: Brody Fishman (ICL) over (CRW) (For.) 120: Aden Abram (CRW) over Jackson Brennan (ICL) (Dec 9-5) 126: Joe Foreman (CRW) over Mike Luyeye (ICL) (Fall 1:39) 132: Will Foreman (CRW) over Jared Alger (ICL) (TF 20-5 4:56) 138: Chris Karamitros (CRW) over Kaleb Williams (ICL) (Fall 4:50)

Cedar Rapids Xavier (XAVI) 12, Liberty High (ICL) 6
106: Double Forfeit 113: Double Forfeit 120: Double Forfeit 126: Double Forfeit 132: Double Forfeit 138: Drew Snyder (ICL) over Kyle Wilkins (XAVI) (Fall 1:50) 145: Double Forfeit 152: Peter Woodward (ICL) over Derrick Skala (XAVI) (Fall 2:49) 152: Double Forfeit 160: Double Forfeit 170: Ryan Volk (XAVI) over Jacob Ganoe (ICL) (Fall 1:19) 182: Double Forfeit 195: Double Forfeit 220: Double Forfeit 285: Double Forfeit

Junior Varsity
Cedar Rapids Xavier (XAVI)) 49, Liberty High (ICL) 27
106: Nick Miller (ICL) over (XAVI) (For.) 113: Ivan Thomas (XAVI) over Brody Fishman (ICL) (Fall 0:52) 120: Keegan Schultschik (XAVI) over Jackson Brennan (ICL) (TF 16-0 5:24) 126: Caelen Shannon (XAVI) over Mike Luyeye (ICL) (TF 15-0 3:14) 132: Patrick Chambers (XAVI) over Jared Alger (ICL) (Fall 3:05) 138: Kaleb Williams (ICL) over Ambrose Poduska (XAVI) (Dec 5-2) 145: Klein Thoensen (ICL) over (XAVI) (For.) 152: Ashton Barker (ICL) over Clayton Drury (XAVI) (Fall 1:59) 160: Garrett Ries (XAVI) over Braden Haas (ICL) (Fall 0:35) 170: Ryan Cook (XAVI) over Jacob Morgan (ICL) (SV-1 2-0) 182: Josh Norton (XAVI) over (ICL) (For.) 195: Gavin Luze (ICL) over (XAVI) (Fall 0:17) 220: Kyle Krezec (XAVI) over Andres Estrada (ICL) (Fall 0:12) 285: Isaac Ball (XAVI) over (ICL) (For.)

Cedar Rapids Washington (CRW) 12, Liberty High (ICL) 10
106: 113: 120: 126: 132: 138: Drew Snyder (ICL) over Jason Techau (CRW) (MD 11-2) 138: Filipe Rocha (CRW) over Gahzi El-Zein (ICL) (Fall 1:51) 145: Peter Woodward (ICL) over Alan Perez (CRW) (Fall 3:35) 152: 160: 170: Mike Holderness (CRW) over Jacob Ganoe (ICL) (Fall 1:47) 182: 195: 220: 285: