Woodbury Central will make its eighth trip to the Dual State Wrestling tournament next week. West Sioux will make its first.
The Class 1A 13th-seeded Wildcats knocked off seventh-seeded Logan-Magnolia 39-24 on Tuesday to return to the duals for the first time since 2015.
West Sioux, the 14th seed, downed 10th-seed Emmetsburg 42-33 in 1A action in Emmetsburg and will make its first trip to Des Monies as a team next Wednesday.
The Wildcats were behind 15-6 when Wade Mitchell (152), Garrett Arment (160) and Anthony Baird (170) reeled off consecutive decisions to tie the dual. Jake Dennison pinned Josh Stueve in 53 seconds at 182, and Jim Moss won by forfeit before Nathan Lister held off Beau Peshel 1-0 at heavyweight to give Woodbury Central a lead it would never relinquish.
Beau Klingensmith (106) and Nate Monahan (132) also had pins for the Wildcats.
Woodbury Central blew past Southwest Valley in its opening dual 75-6. The Wildcats got pins from Brackett Locke (113), Casey Beaver (120), Monahan, Arment, Baird, Dennison, Moss, Lister (195) and Zach Thomas (285).
West Sioux battled back and forth with Emmetsburg before Trevor Schuller got a pin at 170, Neddy Montes earned a decision at 182 and Kyler Bak got a pin at 195. Emmetsburg closed within 36-33 but Adam Allard secured victory with a pin in 27 seconds over Sean Brennan at 113.
West Sioux faced Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire in the opening round and started fast after Allard received a forfeit at 113. Dillon Lynott earned a major decision over Monte Matthews 17-3 at 120 and Seth Salker and Saul Ortiz followed with decisions at the next two weights to put the Falcons up 16-0.
GTRA would win a pair of matches before second-ranked Kory Van Oort earned a pin at 152. GTRA would reel off four straight wins, two by pin, after that to take a 27-22 lead. However, the Falcons would get pins from Wyatt Johnson at 220 and Darlyn Marquez at 285 to take a seven-point lead into the final match before hanging on for the 34-33 win.
Bishop Heelan was looking for just its second trip to the dual state tournament ever, but was upended by Webster City 51-21 in the 2A finals.
In a repeat of its dual during the regular season, it was Heelan that came out on top against Sergeant Bluff-Luton in the semifinal round 36-32. The Crusaders won the first meeting 35-31 and were again led by their lower weights on Tuesday.
Heelan was up 12-9 when the Crusaders put together four straight pins to put the dual away beginning with Caleb Engel's pin of Danny Dillavou in 5:57 at 182. Dawson Fenton downed Gabe Warren in 2:30 at 195, Shyler Langley pinned Casey Holsinger in 4:49 at 220 and heavyweight Kobe Clayborne pinned Jacob Sponder in 1:39 to increase the lead to 39-8 after the Warriors were deducted one team point for conduct.
Central Lyon/George-Little Rock faced Webster City in the other semifinal dual in Sergeant Bluff and fell 51-27. The Lions did get pins from Seth Deatsch (126), Kalen Meyer (145), Kolten Bus (182) and Austin Winkel (195).
West Lyon faced Emmetsburg in its semifinal round action but saw its dual season come to a close 40-24. The Wildcats got pins from Payton Klarenbeek (160), Trevor Van Whye (195) and Monte Pottebaum (220).
West Monona also saw its dual season come to a close with a 45-36 loss to AHST. The Spartans got pins from E.J. Hildreth (126), Sean Pinkelman (132), Marvin Hildreth (138) and Blake DeRocher (152).