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Jimtown wrestler Nick Crume (top) control's Connersville's Tom Gettinger on the way to a 5-1 win in the 126-pound semifinals at the IHSAA State Finals in Indianapolis. Crume will wrestle Saturday night for a shot at a state championship. (Truth Photo by Steve Krah) (Steve Krah)
Jimtown’s Crume, Penn’s Crume move into finals at state wrestling tournament

Posted on Feb. 16, 2013 at 12:00 a.m. | Updated on Feb. 16, 2013 at 1:55 p.m.

INDIANAPOLIS — Jimtown 126-pound senior Nick Crume and Penn 113-pound junior Zach Davis both won in the semifinal round and are among the wrestlers earning a place in the finals at the 75th IHSAA State Wrestling Finals at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.

Crume earned his shot at a title by beating Connersville’s Tom Gettinger 5-1.

Davis advanced to the championship bout with a 3-0 win against East Noble’s Connor Knapp.

In first-round consolation action, Concord’s DeLawrence Gayfield (113) topped Evansville Reitz’s Damon Kuhn 10-6. Next up for Gayfield is the fifth/sixth place match against Perry Meridian’s Jacob Cottey.

Bloomington South’s Seth Seitzinger outlasted Elkhart Central’s Johnny Tredway (160) 8-6. Tredway will meet Indianapolis Cathedral’s Blake Rypel in the seventh/eighth place match.

Garrett’s Hayden Lee pinned Penn’s Drew Hildebrandt (106) in 1:37, sending Hildebrandt to the seventh/eighth place match.

Consolation finals are at 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, with championship matches at 7:30 p.m.