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Howard takes second in home tournament

HOWARD — The Howard wrestling team placed second at its home tournament—the Holland Invite—on Saturday.

Howard recorded a team score of 167, while Canton won the 12-team tournament. Marion/Freeman placed eighth and Mount Vernon/Plankinton/Corsica-Stickney finished ninth.

Ten Tigers placed at the event with Evan Kizer (220 pounds), E.J. Leetch (195), Aidyn Feldhaus (182) and Kieffer Klinkhammer (113) each winning their respective weight classes.

For MVPCS, Thomas Baker placed second at 160 pounds and Marion/Freeman's Ethan Ortman placed second at 120.

Howard competes at the Region 2B meet on Saturday in Salem.

Holland Invite

Saturday in Howard

Team scores: 1. Canton, 255; 2. Howard, 167; 3. Parker, 106; 4. Faulkton, 83.5; 5. Groton, 65; 6. Stanley County, 62.5; 7. Potter County, 60; 8. Marion/Freeman, 50; 9. Mount Vernon/Plankinton/Corsica-Stickney, 35; 10. Deuel, 28; 11. Andes Central, 0; 11. Hamlin, 0.