Goodell sidelined on day one in state wrestling tournament

Humboldt sophomore 126-pounder Jase Goodell lifts his opponent off the mat en route to winning his weight class in the district wrestling meet in Humboldt on Feb. 13. Goodell's season came to an end with a pair of losses on day one at the state wrestling tournament in Des Moines. Independent photo by Phil Monson.

Humboldt High sophomore Jase Goodell, ranked No. 5 at 126 pounds, suffered a pair of losses and was eliminated on day one (Feb. 18) in the Class 2A state wrestling tournament in Des Moines.

Goodell was pinned in the third period (5:21) by Independence sophomore Carter Straw, 31-10, in their opening round match. In the consolation wrestleback round, Goodell was pinned in 3:40 by Luke Musich of Harlan to see his hopes of earning a medal come to a close.

Goodell ends the season at 31-4. He was a North Central Conference champion as well as a sectional and district champion for the Wildcats.

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