Iowa Falls-Alden's players waited as long as they possibly could before emerging from the locker room following Saturday's Class 2A Substate Final.
Long stretches of not scoring has plagued Ellsworth Community College at times this year – and the scoring droughts returned on Thursday.
Slow starts continue to be the downfall of Ellsworth Community College.
Equaling or surpassing the achievements of the 2019-2020 team was going to be a difficult chore for the Iowa Falls-Alden wrestling squad entering the season.
Saturday's Class 2A Substate Final between Iowa Falls-Alden and South Central Calhoun may be determined by one question.
The Ellsworth Community College Panthers fell to 0-3 on the mat with a 37-13 loss to Iowa Western Thursday in Council Bluffs. Justin Henry (165) moved to 3-0 with a decision. Other ECC winners included Nate Lendt (149) with a major and Jerell Belcher (197) with a pin.