Cael Wood wrestled this weekend at the AAU Pee Wee State Wrestling Tournament in Waterloo, Iowa. In his first match he faced Alec Stogdill of Alburnett, Iowa, a two time defending state champion. Cael wrestled hard but he lost that match 10-8. He knew that he would need to win the next 3 matches in order to earn a placing at state. Cael wrestled back his next four matches winning with 3 pins and one with a technical fall. Cael lost his semifinal match to Kody Cook from Fort Dodge, Iowa 5-3. In his final match Cael pinned Brice Crawford from Waco, Iowa earning his 5th Place Ranking! Cael says "It was my first time going to State and I'm just glad that I placed and that I didn't get pinned! It was fun!!!"