Pekin Completes Second Day of State Tournament With One Vying For Third
February 20, 2010By Tim Hadley of Pekin High School
Pekin had an emotional day of wrestling the second day of the State Wrestling Tournament. The Friday saw Jacob Cooley and Darin Adam fall in the consolation round ending two great seasons.
Phillip Laux won three matches on the day to move into position for third place. Phillip will face Lance McGuire from St. Edmond as the final day of wrestling begins at noon on Saturday, February 20th.
Here are the official results from Friday’s competition.
Quarterfinal Championship Round
Caleb Wilken (SR), Nashua-Plainfield Dec Darin Adam (SR), Pekin, 7-5
Second Round Consolation
Phillip Laux (SO), Pekin Fall Darrian Irlbeck (FR), Tri-Center Neola, 1:14
Connor Christensen (SR), Central Decatur Leon Dec Jacob Cooley (JR), Pekin, 7-6
Dustin Schwaller (SR), Okoboji Milford Dec Darin Adam (SR), Pekin, 7-2
Third Round Consolation
Phillip Laux (SO), Pekin Dec Zakk Buch (SR), Belle Plaine, 4-1
Phillip Laux (SO), Pekin Dec Andrew Foutch (FR), Underwood, 7-3
The following link shows the most current brackets: