Three EPPJ Wrestlers Earn Medals at PJ Invite

The Pope John Wrestling Invitational was held Saturday at St. Boniface Gymnasium.
Four Wolfpack wrestlers competed, three bringing home medals from the meet.
Individual results for Wolfpack wrestlers were:
113 – Ryan Pelster (Elgin Public-Pope John) won by decision 12 to 5 over James Oelrich (Randolph); Pelster won by decision 7 to 4 over Josh Davis (Pender); Dylan Moore (Plainview) 9-2 won by decision 6 to 3 over Pelster. Pelster finished second in his weight class.
132 – Andrew Fangman (Elgin Public-Pope John) 11-7 received a bye in the opening round. Fangman won by pin over Ryan Smith (Cedar Valley) in 2:34; Corby Forbes (Plainview) pinned Fangman in 1:30; Fangman pinned Douglas Legate (Clearwater-Orchard) in 1:49; Fangman won by tech fall 18 to 2 over Sam Wortmann (Hartington CC). Fangman placed third in his weight class.
152 – Shane Beckman (Elgin Public-Pope John) won by pin in 46 seconds over Jesse Bowers (Battle Creek JV); Beckman won by pin over Colton Kuhnel (Cross County) in 35 seconds; Kordell Glause (Palmer) won by decision 5 to 1 over Beckman. Beckman finished second in his weight class.
195 – Beau Heithoff (Elgin Public-Pope John) was pinned by Chase Doncheske (Palmer) in 3:26; Heithoff was pinned by Jaden Meyer (Fullerton) in 4:22. Heithoff did not place in his weight class.