The 2019 Iowa High School Athletic Association State Wrestling tournament will feature three wrestlers from Adel-Desoto-Minburn Community Schools vying for individual championships. Seniors Andrew Flora (126), senior Nolan Harsh (182) and junior Kaden Sutton (220) all advanced back to Wells Fargo Arena after finishing either as the champion or runner up in their respective weight class at Saturday’s Class 2A District 1 tournament in Adel. Flora, Class 2A’s No. 1 grappler, claimed the district championship at 126 pounds, becoming a four-time state qualifier. Harsh, Class 2A’s No. 3 grappler, also won the district championship at 182 pounds, joining Flora as a four-time state qualifier. Sutton, a first-time state qualifier last winter, returns to Wells Fargo Arena as the runner up of the 220-pound weight class. Junior Brodrick Schmidt (152) and sophomore Justice Paulson (195) had their season end with fourth place finishes in their respective brackets.
ADM Wrestlers Results from Class 2A District 1 Tournament
126-Andrew Flora (35-0) placed 1st.
Semifinal – Andrew Flora (ADM, Adel) 35-0 won by tech fall over Chase Rattenborg (Webster City) 31-18 (TF-1.5 6:00 (16-1))
1st Place Match – Andrew Flora (ADM, Adel) 35-0 won by major decision over Cael Ihle (Gilbert) 35-5 (MD 14-4)
152-Brodrick Schmidt (28-16) placed 4th.
Semifinal – Justin Stammer (Perry) 34-15 won by decision over Brodrick Schmidt (ADM, Adel) 28-16 (Dec 4-3)
3rd Place Match – Bryce Cole (Van Meter-Earlham) 34-9 won by decision over Brodrick Schmidt (ADM, Adel) 28-16 (Dec 11-6)
182-Nolan Harsh (36-1) placed 1st.
Semifinal – Nolan Harsh (ADM, Adel) 36-1 won by fall over Michael Gilbert (Webster City) 23-20 (Fall 1:32)
1st Place Match – Nolan Harsh (ADM, Adel) 36-1 won by fall over Mason Askelsen (Ballard) 23-16 (Fall 2:40)
195-Justice Paulson (20-19) placed 4th.
Semifinal – Caleb Olson (Webster City) 35-4 won by fall over Justice Paulson (ADM, Adel) 20-19 (Fall 2:39)
3rd Place Match – Jacob Steenhoek (Gilbert) 37-12 won by fall over Justice Paulson (ADM, Adel) 20-19 (Fall 4:59)
220-Kaden Sutton (32-6) placed 2nd.
Semifinal – Kaden Sutton (ADM, Adel) 32-6 won by fall over Cayden Meskan (Gilbert) 35-8 (Fall 4:58)
1st Place Match – Cody Fisher (Woodward Granger) 40-1 won by decision over Kaden Sutton (ADM, Adel) 32-6 (Dec 13-6)
2nd Place Match – Kaden Sutton (ADM, Adel) 32-6 won by rule over Cayden Meskan (Gilbert) 35-8 (RULE)