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Tanner Werner (H.M. @ 125) Upset In Opening Round of Iowa State Tournament

18 Feb Posted by in Iowa Wrestling | Comments
Tanner Werner (H.M. @ 125) Upset In Opening Round of Iowa State Tournament

Beyond the history and controversy surrounding the first two girls to compete at the traditional state wrestling tournament Thursday, there was plenty to talk about in Class 3-A.

Tyler Feller of Council Bluffs Lewis Central pulled off a big upset and the most stunning comeback of the tournament when he pinned top-ranked 125-pounder Tanner Werner (H.M. @ 125) of Waverly-Shell Rock.

Feller, who has a class-best 49 wins, trailed 11-0 at the end of the second period but made sure the score didn’t matter.

“I didn’t get out of my head and I locked up a move I use a lot and put him on his back,” Feller said.

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