Gargano bows out on day two at state wrestling

Humboldt 106-pound sophomore Jayden Gargano, shown here competing in last week's district wrestling tournament in Humboldt, went 1-1 Thursday night (Feb. 18) in the opening round of the Class 2A state tournament in Des Moines at Wells Fargo Arena. Gargano was eliminated in the consolation quarterfinal round Friday afternoon. He finishes the year at 28-10. Independent photo by Phil Monson.

Humboldt High sophomore Jayden Gargano saw his wrestling season come to an end Friday afternoon (Feb. 19) when he was pinned by Albia junior Carter Anderson in 4:24 in the consolation round at 106 pounds at the state tournament inside Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines.

Gargano finishes his season at 28-10. Anderson, who was ranked number one and seeded first, improved to 43-4. Anderson was upset in the quarterfinals by Webster City's Carson Doolittle.

Gargano went 1-1 on day one of the state wrestling tournament.

Gargano fell 4-0 to Gavin Jensen of Williamsburg at 106 pounds in the first round of the Class 2A state wrestling tournament Thursday night (Feb. 18).

Gargano bounced back in the consolation round by pinning Adel-ADM's Jake Alexander (22-10) in 2:25.

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