Five WS wrestlers advance to state

Posted February 15, 2018 at 5:55 pm

Five WS wrestlers advance to state

The West Sioux wrestling team has five members who advanced to the state tournament by placing first or second at Districts Feb. 10 at West Lyon. The state tournament is Feb. 15-17 at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines.

Placing first:

Adam Allard at 113 – defeated Brackett Locke of Woodbury Central by fall (0:41), defeated Aiden Christiansen of Hinton due to injury. Returns to state tournament to defend his title from last year. He remains undefeated.

Dillon Lynott at 120 – defeated Brennan Brown of West Lyon by fall (1:28), defeated Bryce Kafton of Maple Valley Anthon Oto by major decision, 13-5. District champion for second straight year.

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    Seven WS wrestlers make Districts

    Seven West Sioux wrestlers finished either first or second at Sectionals Feb. 3 to advance to Districts Feb. 10 at West Lyon, beginning at noon for a chance to go to the state tournament Feb. 15-17 in Des Moines. Placing first were Adam Allard at 113, Dillon Lynott at 120, Kory Van Oort at 145, Neddy Montes at 170, Darlyn Marquez at 285. Placing second were Trevor Schuller at 160 and Wyatt Johnson at 220. Above, (l-r) Wyatt Johnson, Neddy Montes, Darlyn Marquez, Kory Van

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    Falcons tangle with Sioux City West

    The West Sioux basketball teams each faced Sioux City West in Sioux City.

    The girls played Jan. 5 and lost, 59-48 and the boys played Jan. 6 and lost 76-71.

    For the girls Emma Mace was high scorer with 18 followed by Abbie Ericson with 16.

    WS 12 – 16 – 12 – 8 =48

    SCW 14 – 11

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    West Sioux can say ‘We are Champions!’

    By Hank Krause

    The West Sioux Falcons came, they saw, and they conquered. The Falcons played the Hudson Pirates and sank the Pirates by the score of 35-14 to become Class A State Football Champions! First state football championship for the school.

    (See complete story in the Nov. 22 Akron Hometowner)

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    Chalk up one more for West Sioux

    By Hank Krause

    The West Sioux Falcons took on the Council Bluffs St. Albert Falcons in the UNI Dome on Nov. 10.

    West Sioux handed the SA Falcons a 55-21 thrashing in convincing fashion. You could have basted the bird in the second quarter as SA was pretty well done.

    It started off with an interesting situation as Kyle Barnes took the opening

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    WS Falcons go to the Dome!

    By Hank Krause

    The West Sioux Falcons definitely showed their metal by destroying the Eagles of West Hancock on Friday, Nov. 3. West Sioux will be in their first time semi-final as they take on the Falcons of Council Bluffs St. Alberts. The two teams will tangle at 1:06 p.m. on Friday.

    West Sioux was led behind the running of Jacob Lynott, who rushed 19 times for 254 yards. Lynott tallied 169 yards

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    WS destroys Sioux Central Rebels

    By Hank Krause

    The Rebels of Sioux Central visited the West Sioux Falcons on October 27 only to be annihilated 63-6. The best thing SC could have done is put a white flag on a stick and get back on the bus.

    SC took the opening kickoff but had to punt the ball away. WS drove 64 yards using four plays to grab a 7-0 lead. Chase Koopmans scored on a one yard run.

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    WS ends regular season undefeated

    The No. 1 ranked West Sioux Falcons in Class A finished the regular season unbeaten after defeating Akron-Westfield 44-6, Oct. 20 at home. Their record is 9-0.

    First round post season action begins Oct. 27, 7 p.m., in Hawarden when West Sioux faces Sioux Central, Sioux Rapids (7-2) with winner advancing to face winner of Bishop Garrigan, Algona (9-0) and West Hancock, Britt (6-3) on Nov. 3 in Hawarden. Both games are 7 p.m.

    Semifinal round is Nov. 10,

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    The Falcons face Akron-Westfield at home Oct. 20 for the last game of the regular season. First round action begins Friday, Oct. 27 for all classes.


    WS Hunter Dekkers throws a pass completion to Chase Koopmans who runs

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    The West Sioux football team defeated West Monona 70-22 Sept. 22 bringing their record to 5-0.


    WS Hunter Dekkers drops back to the 32 and throws a pass completion. Kade Lynott runs the ball from the 10 and carries the ball to the endzone. (29 yard gain). Jason Topete extra point is good.

    WS Hunter Dekkers drops back to the 29 and throws a pass completion. Jake Lynott runs the ball from

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