A total of 14 local girls attend the girls’ state wrestling meet

A total of 14 people from the Ames Tribune area stepped up to the girls’ state wrestling meetup after the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union’s regional girls meetups held Friday.

Ames advanced five wrestlers and Gilbert and Nevada three each from the IGHSAU Regional Qualifier 4 meeting and Ballard advanced three from the Regional Qualifier 3 meeting. Both regional meetings were held at the Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines.

The top four-place finishers in each class moved to the state.

The five Ames wrestlers who emerged from the Regional 4 meeting were Greta Goodman at 100 pounds, Lexa Rozevink at 120, Alexis Winkey at 125, Leah Stagg at 145 and Allison Metschke at 170. Goodman finished third with a 3-1 record, Rozevink third 4-1, Winkey 3-0 first, Stagg 3-1 third and Menschke 5-1 third.