We are about 20 minutes from the start of The Clash here in Rochester.
Worth noting: Mason City enters The Clash 8-8 in duals.
Last time at The Clash: This will be Mason City’s second trip to the Clash. The Mohawks went 3-3 in 2011 and Travis Mallo was named to the all-tournament team after finishing 6-0 at 171 pounds. Jared Bartel also went 6-0 in the tournament.
Round 2: Kaz Onoo, Andrew Bartel and Tom Schiffer were each in the lineup as freshman the last time Mason City competed in the clash.
Onoo, now top ranked at 126 pounds in Class 3A, wrestled at 103 pounds, Bartel, ranked seventh at 160 in Class 3A, wrestled at 119 pounds and Schiffer, second ranked in Class 3A at heavyweight, wrestled at 215 pounds.
Bracket A pairings
Oak Park River Forest (Ill.) vs. Adrian (Minn.)
West Fargo (N.D.) vs. Mediapolis
Vacaville (Calif.) vs. Tontino Grace (Minn.)
Parkston (S.D.) vs. Bettendorf
Bracket B Pairings
Apple Valley (Minn.) vs. Thompson (Ala.)
Jackson County Central (Minn.) vs. Glenbard North (Ill.)
Timberland (Mo.) vs. Kasson-Mantorville (Minn.)
Mason City vs. St. Peter’s Prep (N.J.)
Bracket C pairings
Bergen Catholic (N.J.) vs. New Prague (Minn.)
Omaha Skutt Catholic (Neb.) vs. Hononegah (Ill.)
St. Michael-Albertville (Minn.) vs. Alburnett
Bay Port (Wis.) vs. Chicago Marist (Ill.)
Bracket D pairings
Archbishop Moeller (Ohio) vs. Woodbury Central
Grand Island (Neb.) vs. Hastings (Minn.)
Prior Lake (Minn.) vs. Carl Sandburg (Ill.)
Independence vs. Bound Brook (N.J.)
Note: Duals begin at 9 a.m., 11 and 1 p.m.
Nationally-ranked teams competing
No. 2 Oak Park River Forest (Ill.)
No. 3 Apple Valley (Minn.)
No. 6 Bergen Catholic (N.J.)
No. 13 Marist (Ill.)
No. 17 Bound Brook (N.J.)
No. 18 Cincinnati Moeller (Ohio)
No. 19 St. Peter’s Prep (N.J.)
No. 32 Bettendorf
No. 41 West Fargo (N.D.)
No. 48 Vacaville (Calif.)
Iowa teams competing
Mediapolis, Bettendorf, Mason City, Independence, Woodbury Central and Alburnett
It may be a rough go for MC in its first dual. Wrestling without Slaven and Spotts due to illness.
St. Peter's is No. 3 in New Jersey and No. 19 in the country
Anthem done. Just about set to go
Kaz up 4-0 after a TD and 2 NF
He is wrestling Isaiah McGowan
12-1 Kaz, early 3. Kaz wins by tech, 17-2
MC will have to forfeit at 132.
Siglin in some trouble early. He trails 5-0
Siglin down 15-1 in the 2nd
St. Peter's leads 10-5 after 138
Carlson winning on ihs feet.
Carlson pushes lead to 8-5.
That's as good as he's looked all season.
Expect Stone to wrestle the next dual
Or at least some time in this tournament
Ryan Burkert up 11-0 after 2 on Bartel at 152
St. Peter's leads the team score 11-8