Fousek qualifies for finals at 113; Bigalk, Burnikel ready for consolation matches
DES MOINES - Crestwood sophomore Carter Fousek (39-3) won an 8-2 decision over Jonathon Burnette of Spirit Lake Park in the State Semifinals at 113 pounds on Friday, Feb. 21 to advance to the Finals against Cole Whitehead of Center Point Urbana (41-1) at 6 p.m. on Feb. 22 at the State Wrestling Tournament. Fousek will be competing for his second straight State Title. At 106 pounds, Cadet junior Nathaniel Bigalk will wrestle Chase Fiser of Bondurant-Farrar in the seventh place match at 10 a.m. on Feb. 22. At 220, Crestwood junior Treyton Burnikel will battle Crew Howard of Clarinda in the consolation semifinals at 10 a.m. on Feb. 22 at the State Tourney.