Bailey Tuma and Spencer Benton logged individual titles as Van Meter finished eighth at Central Decatur’s tournament on Dec. 13.
Tuma won the 106-pound title with two victories, including one pin. At 220, Benton went 3-0 with three pins, including a 29-second fall of Albia’s Miguel Alvarez.
Chase Wyant went 3-1 to finish third at 138, while 285-pounder Cole Ridgely was fourth and Luke Costlow (120) was sixth.
Van Meter also split a double dual on Dec. 12, beating West Central Valley 52-18 but losing to Paorama 48-27. Benton recorded two wins, including a 33-second pin of WCV’s Carson Schneller. Costlow had two wins, including a pin and major decision at 120, and Tuma also logged two victories.