Wrestlers compete at Herb Irgens Invite
James Gellerman among 5 Okoboji/HMS place finishers
January 26, 2023
Five Okoboji/HMS wrestlers were among the place finishers during the Herb Irgens Invitational, hosted by OABCIG on Jan. 20-21.
James Gellerman was the only competitor from H-M-S to finish in the Top 8. The 182 pounder pinned Seth Donelson of East Sac County in 27 seconds and won an 8-1 decision over Wyatt Haffner of Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire. Following a loss by fall in 1:37 to Deontez Williams of Pocahontas Area, Gellerman edged Brendan Lamfers of Sioux Center, 4-3, and was pinned by Landon Fernandez of Don Bosco in 1:43. In the seventh-place match, Gellerman won a 9-1 major deci...