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Peyton Gaul battles against Alburnett’s Dawson Becker. He earned his 100th career victory Jan. 21.

Two of the three Edgewood-Colesburg wrestlers competed at the 17-team John Beyer Invitational at Midland, Jan. 21.

Peyton Gaul placed fifth at 126. After beginning with a bye, he fell to Pryce Schueller, of Maquoketa (3:31), to go to the consolation bracket. In the first round, he built a tech fall over Landon Thompson of North Linn (15-0, 3:32), then pinned West Branch’s Maddux Ruchton (1:06). In the fifth place match he pinned Dubuque Senior’s Zion Deah (3:10).