IWCOA Boys Freshman/Sophomore State and Girls Open Championships this weekend in Springfield

By Curt Herron

A total of 480 competitors from 210 schools will compete in this weekend’s 27th annual Illinois Wrestling Coaches and Official Association Freshman Sophomore State Championships, which is on Saturday and Sunday at the Bank of Springfield Center in Springfield.

The top four finishers from eight sectionals that were held last weekend will take part in the tournament, which is for sophomores and freshmen who did not qualify for the IHSA Individual Finals.

Doors open on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. and the opening ceremonies get underway at 10:30 a.m. The round of 16 begins at 2 p.m. and second-round consolation matches start at 6 p.m. A total of 138 girls have signed up for the event that is open to anyone in high school.

On Sunday, doors open at 9 a.m. with the quarterfinals and consolation round three matches at 10 a.m., consolation round four matches at noon and semifinals and quarterfinals consolation matches at 2 p.m. The Finals are scheduled to begin at 3:30 p.m.

At the same time the IWCOA Girls Open Tournament will take place.On Sunday, the semifinals begin at 10 a.m. and the Finals are scheduled for 2 p.m.  A total of 138 girls have signed up for the competition which is open to anyone who is in high school. At least six individuals who placed at the IHSA Finals in Bloomington are entered in the competition.

Here’s a list of all of the qualifiers for the Boys Freshman/Sophomore Championships, with their finishes at their respective sectionals listed as well as the results of all of the sectional championship matches.Evanston Sectional – IWCOA F/S State qualifiers

Oak Park and River Forest, Taft and York all had two champions at the Evanston Sectional, which featured qualifiers from the Glenbrook South and Niles Notre Dame Regionals. Oak Park and River Forest qualified six individuals for the IWCOA Frosh/Soph Finals in Springfield while Maine South and York had five qualifiers and Proviso West advanced four individuals.

Sectional champions were Taft’s Bernardo Roque (101) and David Ruiz (106), York’s Jackson Hanselman (120) and Frankie Nitti (132), Oak Park and River Forest’s Carey Robinson (195) and Eric Harris (220), Lane Tech’s Alexander Valentin (113), Deerfield’s Jack Palzet (126), DePaul College Prep’s Matthew Brendel (138), Chicago’s Van Grasser (145), Maine South’s Aidan Swenson (152), Glenbrook North’s Shane Onixt (160), Glenbrook South’s Alan Motoa (170), Evanston’s Brian Henry (182) and Notre Dame’s Scott Cook (285).

Finishing in second place were DePaul College Prep’s Dimitri Dobre (101) and Colin Bosak (106), Notre Dame’s John Greifelt (113), Maine South’s Jack Handley (120), Addison Trail’s Joshua Amorn-Vichet (126), New Trier’s Yassin Aitzemkour (132), York’s Benjamin Gorny (138), Proviso West’s Marquis Deloach (145), Glenbrook South’s Henry Downing (152),Maine West’s Peter Greco (160), Oak Park and River Forest’s Victor Vanek (170), Lane Tech’s Joaqin Gigante (182), Amundsen’s Michael Wojtach (195), Loyola Academy’s Joey Herbert (220) and Niles West’s Alex Hernandez (285).

Taking third place were Oak Park and River Forest’s Gabriel Rojas (113) and Taylor Francis (120), York’s Robert Martinelli (126) and Michael Grazzini (152), Evanston’s Chris Fargo (220) and Jeremy Marshall (285), Proviso West’s Andre Rice (101), Glenbrook South’s James Dravenack (106), Highland Park’s Nathan Ferrari (132), Deerfield’s Charlie Cross (138), New Trier’s Micah Eickbush (145), Maine South’s Jack Staunton (160), Notre Dame’s Sean Adams (170), Morton’s Lenin Conteras (182) and Leyden’s Erick Worwa (195).

Claiming fourth place were Maine South’s George Georgiev (101) and Evan Rioch (170), Proviso West’s Christian Guerrero (106) and Daniel Murillo (152), Glenbrook North’s Ebin Fladeland (132) and Henry Hafner (138), Fenwick’s Myles Moriarty (160) and Gianni Bertacchi (220), Deerfield’s Noah Palzet (113), Maine West’s Logan Battersby (120), Maine East’s Dulguun Nyamdavaa (126), Fenton’s Omar Diaz (145), Oak Park and River Forest’s Benjamin Martin (182), Elk Grove’s John Keigher (195) and Loyola Academy’s Tyler Isaacson (285).

Evanston Sectional championship matches

101 – Bernardo Roque (Taft) MD 12-0 Dimitri Dobre (DePaul College Prep)

106 – David Ruiz (Taft) F 1:18 Colin Bosak (DePaul College Prep)

113 – Alexander Valentin (Lane Tech) MD 15-6 John Greifelt (Notre Dame)

120 – Jackson Hanselman (York) F 1:45 Jack Handley (Maine South)

126 – Jack Palzet (Deerfield) D 6-2 Joshua Amorn–Vichet (Addison Trail)

132 – Frankie Nitti (York) F 2:10 Yassin Aitzemkour (New Trier)

138 – Matthew Brendel (DePaul College Prep) D 4-3 Benjamin Gorny (York)

145 – Van Grasser (Chicago) D 5-0 Marquis Deloach (Proviso West)

152 – Aidan Swenson (Maine South) D 11-7 Henry Downing (Glenbrook South)

160 – Shane Onixt (Glenbrook North) F 1:30 Peter Greco (Maine West)

170 – Alan Motoa (Glenbrook South) F 2:01 Victor Vanek (Oak Park and River Forest)

182 – Brian Henry (Evanston) F 2:23 Joaqin Gigante (Lane Tech)

195 – Carey Robinson (Oak Park and River Forest) MD 9-1 Michael Wojtach (Amundsen)

220 – Eric Harris (Oak Park and River Forest) D 4-1 Joey Herbert (Loyola Academy)

285 – Scott Cook (Notre Dame) F 1:37 Alex Hernandez (Niles West)

Granite City Sectional – IWCOA F/S State qualifiers

Quincy had three title winners while Belleville East, Belleville West and Waterloo all had two champions at the Granite City Sectional, which included qualifiers from the Althoff Catholic and Southeast Regionals. Edwardsville had the most qualifiers for the IWCOA F/S Finals with nine while Quincy had five and Waterloo had four.

Sectional champions were Quincy’s Hugh Sharrow (101), Brody Baker (138) and Todd Smith (285), Waterloo’s Konnor Stephens (106) and Jackson Deutch (160), Belleville West’s Aiden Colbert (132) and Shamontae Matthews (220), Belleville East’s Braden Kelly (145) and Terence Willis (152). Glenwood’s Kayle Blankenship (113), Warrensburg-Latham’s Kaden Roberts (120), Granite City’s Brenden Rayl (126), Jacksonville’s Abram Davidson (170), Vandalia’s Kaden Tidwell (182) and Highland’s Ashton Zobrist (195).

Placing second were Jacksonville’s Dashawn Armstrong (120) and Aiden Surratt (285),.Edwardsville’s Cameron Moerlien (132) and John Cloud (160), Triad’s William Kelly (101), Benton’s Zane Stanley (106), Marion’s Riddick Cook (113), PORTA’s Logan Baker (126), Roxana’s Lyndon Thies (138), Quincy’s Gunnar Derhake (145), Civic Memorial’s Luke McCoy (152), Trico’s Colin Hughey (170), Pittsfield’s Tucker Cook (182), Quincy Notre Dame’s Ryan Darnell (195) and Granite City’s Enrique Morales (220). 

Taking third place were Edwardsville’s Tyler Perry (106), KJ Jamison (126), Logan Hiller (132), Brendan Landau (152), Simon Schulte (182), Roman Janek (195) and Dominic Dykstra (220), Warrensburg-Latham’s Charles Wittmer (101), Waterloo’s Ty Kinzinger (113), Triad’s Brody Smith (120), Marion’s Tate Miller (138), Alton’s Brayden Drew (145), Herrin’s Kolby Coffey (160), Belleville West’s Ethan Hofmeister (170) and Granite City’s Demarco Clark (285).

And finishing fourth were PORTA’s Zachary Bryant (106) and Hunter Morris (220), Cahokia’s Ja’marcus Agnew (101), Quincy’s Wyatt Boeing (113), Murphysboro’s Aiston Holt (120), Benton’s Kobe Cali (126), Belleville East’s Dewane Taylor (132), Waterloo’s Bladen Sease (138), East St. Louis’ Pierre Walton (145), Camp Point Central’s Konnor Bush (152), Glenwood’s Matthew Trapani (160), Carterville’s Jonathan Weideman (170), Springfield High’s Keyshaun Harris (182), Southeast’s Christopher Hull (195) and Beardstown’s 

Chunk Dailey (285).

Granite City Sectional championship matches

101 – Hugh Sharrow (Quincy) D 7-0 William Kelly (Triad)

106 – Konnor Stephens (Waterloo) F 2:34 Zane Stanley (Benton)

113 – Kayle Blankenship (Glenwood) D 9-7 Riddick Cook (Marion)

120 – Kaden Roberts (Warrensburg-Latham) TF 5-4 Dashawn

 Armstrong (Jacksonville)

126 – Brenden Rayl (Granite City) F 0:38 Logan Baker (PORTA)

132 – Aiden Colbert (Belleville West) D 2-1 Cameron Moerlien 


138 – Brody Baker (Quincy) D 7-6 Lyndon Thies (Roxana)

145 – Braden Kelly (Belleville East) F 4:37 Gunnar Derhake (Quincy)

152 – Terence Willis (Belleville East) MD 14-5  Luke McCoy (Civic Memorial)

160 – Jackson Deutch (Waterloo) D 4-0 John Cloud (Edwardsville)

170 – Abram Davidson (Jacksonville) D 7-2 Colin Hughey (Trico)

182 – Kaden Tidwell (Vandalia) F 3:00 Tucker Cook (Pittsfield)

195 – Ashton Zobrist (Highland) Inj. Ryan Darnell (Quincy Notre Dame)

220 – Shamontae Matthews (Belleville West) D 7-3 Enrique Morales (Granite City)

285 – Todd Smith (Quincy) D 3-1 Aiden Surratt (Jacksonville) 

Heyworth Sectional – IWCOA F/S State qualifiers

Fifteen different schools had champions at the Heyworth Sectional, which featured qualifiers from theClinton and Normal Regionals. Washington and Richwoods both advanced five individuals to the IWCOA Frosh/Soph State Championship that will take place this weekend at the Bank of Springfield Center in Springfield.

Winning sectional titles were Washington’s Symon Woods (101), Normal West’s Dylan McGrew (106), Tremont’s Dylan Eimer (113), Morton’s Caiden Robison (120), Metamora’s Connor Graham (126), Danville’s Ty Rangel (132), Pontiac’s Boden Brooks (138), Mahomet-Seymour’s AJ Demos (145), Olympia’s Kelton Graden (152), Unity’s Josh Heath (160), Clinton’s Kristian Hibbard (170), Dunlap’s Joe Weeks (182),  Limestone’s Ethan Dixon (195), High School of Saint Thomas More’s James Schmidt (220) and Bloomington’s David Williams (285)

Finishing second were Richwoods’ Gabe Robb (113), Tyler Weiland (120) and Rikyis Doss (132), Bloomington’s KyVeon Chestnut (145) and Kenner Bye (170), Mt. Zion’s Kaden Becker (160) and Keller Stocks (182), East Peoria’s Chase Bancroft (195) and Jose Deltoro (285), Canton’s Dyllan Steele (101), Mahomet-Seymour’s Colton McClure (106), Hoopeston Area’s Aiden Bell (126), Deer Creek-Mackinaw’s Peyton Hixon (138), St. Joseph-Ogden’s Coy Hayes (152) and El Paso-Gridley’s Christopher Blackmore (220).

Placing third were Normal Community’s Jackson Soney (101) and Carter Mayes (120), Westville’s Gabe Kiddoo (160) and Ethan Miller (182), El Paso-Gridley’s Nolan Whitman (106), Richwoods Colton Boyer (113), Prairie Central’s John Traub (126), Monticello’s Drake Weeks (132), Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley’s Corbin Ragle (138), Washington’s Cruise Brolley (145), Morton’s Clay McKee (152), Olympia’s Cole Bauer (170), Rantoul’s Drew Owen (195), Mahomet-Seymour’s Noah Daniels (220) and Metamora’s Ty Dyekes (285).

Taking fourth place were Washington’s Wyatt Leman (182), Jacob Gauf (220) and Sean Thornton (285), Normal West’s Ruben Rivera (101) and Logan Alvarez (138), Metamora’s Zach Bumeter (106), Bismarck-Henning-Rossville-Alvin’s Landon Toellner (113), Farmington’s Caleb Showalter (120), Danville’s Josiah Williams (126), Unity’s Avery McGrew (132), High School of Saint Thomas More’s Philip Christhilf (145), University High’s Joshua Caraballo (152), Normal Community’s Victor Reyes (160), Richwoods’ Gabriel Martinez (170) and Charleston’s Marcellx Boling (195).

Heyworth Sectional championship matches

101 – Symon Woods (Washington) MFF Dyllan Steele (Canton)

106 – Dylan McGraw (Normal West) MD 10-2 Colton McClure (Mahomet-Seymour)

113 – Dylan Eimer (Tremont) D 4-2 Gabe Robb (Richwoods)

120 – Caiden Robison (Morton) D 6-0 Tyler Weiland (Richwoods)

126 – Connor Graham (Metamora) D 5-2 Aiden Bell (Hoopeston Area)

132 – Ty Rangel (Danville) F 2:33 Rikyis Doss (Richwoods)

138 – Boden Brooks (Pontiac) MD 14-6 Peyton Hixon (Deer Creek-Mackinaw)

145 – AJ Demos (Mahomet-Seymour) MD 12-4 KyVeon Chestnut (Bloomington)

152 – Kelton Graden (Olympia) D 8-1 Coy Hayes (St. Joseph-Ogden)

160 – Josh Heath (Unity) F 4:37 Kaden Becker (Mt. Zion)

170 – Kristian Hibbard (Clinton) D 9-2 Kenner Bye (Bloomington)

182 – Joe Weeks (Dunlap) D 5-2 Keller Stocks (Mt. Zion)

195 – Ethan Dixon (Limestone) F 2:27 Chase Bancroft (East Peoria)

220 – James Schmidt (High School of Saint Thomas More) F 2:24 Christopher Blackmore (El Paso-Gridley)

285 – David Williams (Bloomington) F 2:33 Jose Deltoro (East Peoria) 

Lake Zurich Sectional – IWCOA F/S State qualifiers

Warren Township had three champions while Hersey had two title winners at the Lake Zurich Sectional, which included qualifiers from the Lake Zurich and Lakes Regionals. Stevenson qualified six individuals for the IWCOA Frosh/Soph Finals in Springfield while Crystal Lake Central and Hersey had five qualifiers and McHenry, Schaumburg and Warren Township all advanced four to state.

Sectional champion were Warren Township’s Justice Humphreys (152), Donald Powyer (182) and  Anthony Soto (220), Hersey’s Anthony Orozco (113) and Rodrigo Arceo (132), Schaumburg’s Austin Phelps (101), Cary-Grove’s Hunter Lenz (106), Prairie Ridge’s Mikey Meade (120), Grant’s Erik Rodriguez (126), Crystal Lake Central’s Dominic Vitale (138), Mundelein’s Kevin Hernandez (145), McHenry’s Aiden Fischler (160), Rolling Meadows’ John Rappa (170), Waukegan’s Lamero Caesar (195) and Barrington’s Clarence Jackson (285).

Taking second place were Stevenson’s Evan Mishels (101), Shawn Kogan (120) and Val Vihrov (126), Crystal Lake Central’s Payton Ramsey (106) and Thomas McNeil (220), Warren Township’s Evan Glowinski (113) and Dylan Soto (195), Schaumburg’s Rocco Fontela (132), Grayslake Central’s Warren Nash III (138), McHenry’s Aiden Schuldt (145), Buffalo Grove’s Chris Chi (152), Hersey’s Connor Moga (160), Jacobs’ Johnny Strauss (170), Zion-Benton’s Francisco Yilmaz (182) and Waukegan’s Ivan Rogel Martinez (285).

Taking third place were Fremd’s Trentin Odachowski (101) and Drew Fifield (120), Johnsburg’s Landon Johnson (132) and CJ Ameachi (195), Stevenson’s Everett Ciezak (152) and Andrew Timmons (285), Grant’s Vince Jasinski (106), Barrington’s Jimmy Whitaker (113), Schaumburg’s Callen Kirchner (126), Hersey’s Luke Koclanis (138), Zion-Benton’s Tyson Poyer (145), Crystal Lake Central’s Tyler Porter (160), Libertyville’s Jack Treutelaar (170), McHenry’s Ariel Montes (182) and Dundee-Crown’s Teigen Moreno (220).

Finishing fourth were Grant’s Larry Quirk (101), Hersey’s Riddick Variano (106), Grayslake Central’s Krish Sahu (113), Schaumburg’s Iverson Cortes (120), Mundelein’s Ethan Banda (126), Barrington’s George Voris (132), Fremd’s Jack Sloan (138), McHenry’s Avian Roman (145), Crystal Lake Central’s Tommy Tomasello (152), Bartlett’s James Smrha (160), Palatine’s Esteban Suarez (170),

Libertyville’s Andrew Langfeldt (182), Zion-Benton’s Isaiah Tellado (195), Stevenson’s Anthony Adams (220) and Jacobs’ Max Garcia (285).

Lake Zurich Sectional championship matches

101 – Austin Phelps (Schaumburg) D 7-3 Evan Mishels (Stevenson)

106 – Hunter Lenz (Cary-Grove) D 7-4 Payton Ramsey (Crystal Lake Central)

113 – Anthony Orozco (Hersey) D 9-3 Evan Glowinski (Warren Township)

120 – Mikey Meade (Prairie Ridge) D 3-1 Shawn Kogan (Stevenson)

126 – Erik Rodriguez (Grant) D 7-5 Val Vihrov (Stevenson)

132 – Rodrigo Arceo (Hersey) F 4:50 Rocco Fontela (Schaumburg)

138 – Dominic Vitale (Crystal Lake Central) MD 10-2 Warren Nash III (Grayslake Central)

145 – Kevin Hernandez (Mundelein) D 11-7 Aiden Schuldt (McHenry)

152 – Justice Humphreys (Warren Township) D 1-0 Chris Chi (Buffalo Grove)

160 – Aiden Fischler (McHenry) F 3:43 Connor Moga (Hersey)

170 – John Rappa (Rolling Meadows) MD 9-1 Johnny Strauss (Jacobs)

182 – Donald Powyer (Warren Township) D 8-5 Francisco Yilmaz (Zion-Benton)

195 – Lamero Caesar (Waukegan) F 4:59 Dylan Soto (Warren Township)

220 – Anthony Soto (Warren Township) D 3-0 Thomas McNeil (Crystal Lake Central)

285 – Clarence Jackson (Barrington) D 4-2 Ivan Rogel Martinez (Waukegan)

Naperville Central Sectional – IWCOA F/S State qualifiers

St. Charles East had three champions while Glenbard North and Marmion Academy had two apiece at the Naperville Central Sectional, which included teams from the Glenbard South and Oswego East Regionals. Naperville Central had the most qualifiers for the IWCOA Frosh/Soph Finals with five while Glenbard North and St. Charles East advance four each to the finals in Springfield.

Sectional champions were St. Charles East’s Ryan McGovern (145), Anthony Lobrillo (220) and Matthew Medina (285), Marmion Academy’s Ashton Hobson (132) and Mateusz Nycz (195), Glenbard North’s Rylan Kradle (138) and Tyler Ott (182), Oswego East’s Nico Harris (101), Lyons Township’s Griff Powell (106), Glenbard East’s Ismael Chaidez (113), Naperville North’s Tyler Sternstein (120),

Glenbard West’s Ulises Rosas (126), Yorkville Christian’s Robby Nelson (152), Yorkville’s Luke Chrisse (160) and Naperville Central’s Henry Rydwelski (170).

Taking second placer were Oswego’s Vincent Manfre (113) and Brayden Swanson (126), Waubonsie Valley’s Elias Gonzalez (132) and Leonidas Hobson (285), St. Charles North’s Nathan McLoughlin (160) and Matthew Plumb (170), Geneva’s Samuel Sikorsky (101),  Downers Grove North’s Tyler Tiangco (106), Glenbard West’s Alejandro Aranda (120), West Aurora’s Dayne Serio (138), Yorkville’s Caleb Viscogliosi (145), Wheaton North’s Julian Flores (152), Montini Catholic’s Jaxon Lane (182), Marmion Academy’s Joseph Favia (195) and Oswego East’s Joshua Edwards (220).

Finishing third were West Chicago’s Ryan Alvarado (113) and Avila Donovan (132), Naperville Central’s Vincent Bern (126) and William Erbeck (182), Naperville Central’s Vincent Bern (126) and William Erbeck (182), Downers Grove South’s Trevor DiNaso (101), Glenbard West’s Carson Prunty (106), Oswego East’s Noah Snow (120), Wheaton North’s Thomas Fulton (138), Larkin’s David Miranda (145), Oswego’s Ethan Essick (152), Montini Catholic’s Alexander Tack (160), St. Charles East’s Abe Leidig (170), Naperville North’s Tavfik Ibragimov (195), Neuqua Valley’s Magomed Nurudinov (220) and Downers Grove North’s Peter Rodriguez (285).

Taking fourth place were Riverside-Brookfield’s Chase Murrell (101) and Ethan Rivas (145), Naperville Central’s Austin Aguinaldo (106) and Adrian Wadas-Luis (126), Wheaton Academy’s Chasen Kazmierczak (138) and Caden Smith (170), Glenbard North’s Erick Esquivel (160) and Julian Holland (195), Naperville North’s Connor McDonald (113), West Aurora’s Evan Matkovich (120), Wheaton North’s Ryan Rosch (132), St. Charles East’s Cooper Murray (152), Plano’s Richie Amakiri (182), Wheaton Warrenville South’s Ashton Kibbe (220) and Yorkville Christian’s Garrett Tunnell (285).

Naperville Central Sectional championship matches

101 – Nico Harris (Oswego East) F 2:44 Samuel Sikorsky (Geneva)

106 – Griff Powell (Lyons Township) MFF Tyler Tiangco (Downers Grove North)

113 – Ismael Chaidez (Glenbard East) D 8-3 Vincent Manfre (Oswego)

120 – Tyler Sternstein (Naperville North) MD 12-2 Alejandro Aranda (Glenbard West)

126 – Ulises Rosas (Glenbard West) D 4-2 Brayden Swanson (Oswego)

132 – Ashton Hobson (Marmion Academy) D 4-3 Elias Gonzalez (Waubonsie Valley)

138 – Rylan Kradle (Glenbard North) Inj. Dayne Serio (West Aurora)

145 – Ryan McGovern (St. Charles East) D 10-4 Caleb Viscogliosi (Yorkville)

152 – Robby Nelson (Yorkville Christian) D 4-0 Julian Flores (Wheaton North)

160 – Luke Chrisse (Yorkville) SV 10-8 Nathan McLoughlin (St. Charles North)

170 – Henry Rydwelski (Naperville Central) D 1-0 Matthew Plum (St. Charles North)

182 – Tyler Ott (Glenbard North) F 2:46 Jaxon Lane (Montini Catholic)

195 – Mateusz Nycz (Marmion Academy) Inj. Joseph Favia (Marmion Academy)

220 – Anthony Lobrillo (St. Charles East) F 2:06 Joshua Edwards (Oswego East)

285 – Matthew Medina (St. Charles East) D 7-5 Leonidas Hobson (Waubonsie Valley)

Shepard Sectional – IWCOA F/S State qualifiers

Carl Sandburg had four champions while Marist had three title winners at the Shepard Sectional in Palos Heights, which included individuals from schools that competed in the Richards and the Sarah Goode STEM Academy Regionals. Carl Sandburg had a state-best 11 qualifiers while Marist advances eight individuals to the IWCOA Frosh/Soph Championships in Springfield.

Winning sectional titles were Carl Sandburg’s Madden Parker (113), Vince Gutierrez (132), Malic Breish (170) and Ahmad Alomari (195), Marist’s Joseph Bronske (101), Kevin Tomkins (145) and Danzel Newell (220), Mount Carmel’s Kavel Moore (106) and Kevin Kalchbrenner (152), Evergreen Park’s Genesis Ward (182) and Jeremy Gagnon (285), Bremen’s Eliijah Wofford (120), Oak Forest’s Austin Perez (126), Brother Rice’s Jack O’Connor (138) and Curie’s Mylan William (160).

Taking second place were Carl Sandburg’s Tyson Bruce (113), Connor Wholley (120), Alex Accardi (126), Ahmad Abu (138) and Adnan Askar (145), St. Rita’s Jack Hogan (101), Brother Rice’s Danny Tait (106), Perspectives’ Maurice Bush (132), Bremen’s Adrian Esparza (152), Oak Forest’s Blake Bussie (160), De La Salle’s Marquis Mays (170), Tinley Park’s Sebastian Sanderson (182), Kennedy’s Raul Duarte (195), Marist’s Daniel Mahoney (220) and Eisenhower’s Lavar Davis (285).

Finishing third were Brother Rice’s Johnny Vega (120), Kyle Fehsel (126) and Quinn Nelligan (132), Bremen’s Izaiah Gonzalez (113) and Malakai Scott (138), Evergreen Park’s Ashton Gray (145) and David Johnson (152), Chicago Hope Academy’s Ismael Martinez (160) and Roy Phelps (285), Shepard’s Yazen Ashkar (182) and Javier Young (220), Marist’s Dylan Weber (101), Carl Sandburg’s Jake Crotty (106), Mount Carmel’s Leonard Siegal (170) and St. Laurence’s Xavier Bitner (195).

And claiming fourth were Marist’s Logan Mishka (120), Ronin Haran (132) and Kyle Herzog (160), Kennedy’s Josue Tankson (106)  and Christopher De Leon (285), Oak Forest’s Jason Janke (152) and Andrius Vasilevskas (220), Stagg’s Javier Corral (101), Little Village’s Jovanni Harris (113), St. Rita’s Liam Quigley (126), Carl Sandburg’s Jeffery Bellik (138), Corliss’ Deangelo Wilis (145), Universal’s Jeramey Sanders (170), Hyde Park’s Alonta Parker (182) and Curie’s Eduardo Seija (195).

Shepard Sectional championship matches

101 – Joseph Bronske (Marist) D 2-1 Jack Hogan (St. Rita)

106 – Kavel Moore (Mount Carmel) F 1:51 Danny Tait (Brother Rice)

113 – Madden Parker (Carl Sandburg) D 6-4 Tyson Bruce (Carl Sandburg)

120 – Eliijah Wofford (Bremen) MD 12-2 Connor Wholley (Carl Sandburg)

126 – Austin Perez (Oak Forest) F 2:34 Alex Accardi (Carl Sandburg)

132 – Vince Gutierrez (Carl Sandburg) F 3:47 Maurice Bush (Perspectives)

138 – Jack O’Connor (Brother Rice) D 6-2 Ahmad Abu (Carl Sandburg)

145 – Kevin Tomkins (Marist) F 2:11 Adnan Askar (Carl Sandburg)

152 – Kevin Kalchbrenner (Mount Carmel) F 1:27 Adrian Esparza (Bremen)

160 – Mylan William (Curie) D 2-1 Blake Bussie (Oak Forest)

170 – Malic Breish (Carl Sandburg) F 3:18 Marquis Mays (De La Salle)

182 – Genesis Ward (Evergreen Park) F 3:49 Sebastian Sanderson (Tinley Park)

195 – Ahmad Alomari (Carl Sandburg) F 1:16 Raul Duarte (Kennedy)

220 – Danzel Newell (Marist) D 4-2 Daniel  Mahoney (Marist)

285 – Jeremy Gagnon (Evergreen Park) Inj, Lavar Davis (Eisenhower)

Sterling Sectional – IWCOA F/S State qualifiers

DeKalb and Geneseo each had two title winners to lead the way at the Sterling Sectional, which featured qualifiers from the Huntley and Morrison Regionals. DeKalb and Lena-Winslow/Stockton both had seven qualifiers while Geneseo and Hononegah both advanced five and Hampshire and Oregon are sending four individuals to state.

Sectional champions were Geneseo’s Tim Sebastian (106) and Brayden Franzen (220), DeKalb’s Hudson Ikens (132) and Jeremiah Piniera (195), Marian Central Catholic’s Austin Hagevold (101), Sterling’s Zyan Westbrook (113), Burlington Central’s Austin Lee (120), Stillman Valley’s Henry Hildreth (126), Belvidere’s Dominick Girardin (138), Hononegah’s Connor Diemel (145), United Township’s Kayden Marolf (152), Rockridge’s Ryan Lower (160), Lena-Winslow/Stockton’s Eli Larson (170), Morrison’s Donny Reavy (182) and Rock Falls’ Jacob Hosler (285).

Finishing in second place were Oregon’s Jackson Messenger (113), Andrew Young (195) and Briggs Sellers (285), Hampshire’s Aric Abbott (132), Christopher Napiorkowski (145) and Aidan Rowells (170), DeKalb’s Ayden Shuey (126) and Emerson Watson (220), Sterling’s Cael Lyons (101), Hononegah’s Jackson Olson (106), Moline’s Dominick Diaz (120), Lena-Winslow/Stockton’s John Mensendike (138), Princeton’s Casey Etheridge (152), Burlington Central’s Jonah Chavez (160) and Woodstock North’s David Randecker (182).

Taking third were Hononegah’s Trey Anderson (101), Max Aranki (132) and Maximus Haskins (145), Lena-Winslow/Stockton’s Arrison Bauer (120), Oliver McPeek (160) and Jeremiah Luke (182), 

Geneseo’s Grady Hull (113) and Jacob Stahl (285), DeKalb’s Michael Hodge III (138) and Nick Waddle (220), Monmouth-Roseville’s Caleb Dillard (106), Rock Island’s Antonio Parker (126), Hampshire’s Michael Brannigan (152), Sterling’s Gage Tate (170) and Kaneland’s Jack Parker (195).

And finishing fourth were Rock Island’s Merrick Stockwell (106) and Temar Hudson (120), Lena-Winslow/Stockton’s Mauricio Glass (126) and Duncan Nevel (195), Sycamore’s Michael Olson (101), Harvard’s Reymundo Romo (113), Riverdale’s Kolton Kruse (132), Rock Falls’ Korbin Oligney (138), DeKalb’s Cam Matthews (145), Moline’s Deanthony Simpson (152), Stillman Valley’s Brock Needs (160), Woodstock’s Edgar Arana (170), Geneseo’s Aaron Betcher (182), Oregon’s Landen Elder (220) and Orion’s Noah Parr (285).

Sterling Sectional championship matches

101 – Austin Hagevold (Marian Central Catholic) F 4:25 Cael Lyons (Sterling)

106 – Tim Sebastian (Geneseo) D 9-3 Jackson Olson (Hononegah)

113 – Zyan Westbrook (Sterling) D 6-0 Jackson Messenger (Oregon)

120 – Austin Lee (Burlington Central) D 7-6 Dominick Diaz (Moline)

126 – Henry Hildreth (Stillman Valley) F 1:55 Ayden Shuey (DeKalb)

132 – Hudson Ikens (DeKalb) F 2:02 Aric Abbott (Hampshire)

138 – Dominick Girardin (Belvidere) F 1:50 John Mensendike (Lena-Winslow/Stockton)

145 – Connor Diemel (Hononegah) F 2:59 Christopher Napiorkowski (Hampshire)

152 – Kayden Marolf (United Township) D 5-4 Casey Etheridge (Princeton)

160 – Ryan Lower (Rockridge) Inj. Jonah Chavez (Burlington Central)

170 – Eli Larson (Lena-Winslow/Stockton) TF Aidan Rowells (Hampshire)

182 – Donny Reavy (Morrison) F 0:20 David Randecker (Woodstock North)

195 – Jeremiah Piniera (DeKalb) F 2:01 Andrew Young (Oregon)

220 – Brayden Franzen (Geneseo) F 2:35 Emerson Watson (DeKalb)

285 – Jacob Hosler (Rock Falls) F 0:44 Briggs Sellers (Oregon)

Thornton Township Sectional – IWCOA F/S State Qualifiers

Lincoln-Way East had five champions and Lincoln-Way West had three title winners as both qualified seven individuals to teams at the Thornton Township Sectional in Harvey. Plainfield Central had two champions and four qualifiers, Lockport advanced five competitors and Bolingbrook and Coal City also qualified four individuals to the IWCOA Fros/Soph Finals in Springfield.

Sectional champions were Lincoln-Way East’s Kaidge Richardson (120), Brayden Mortell (132), Declan Dircks (152) and Jackson Zaeske (160), Lincoln-Way West’s Jakob Siwinski (126), Nathan Elstner (182) and Brandon Bavirsha (220), Plainfield Central’s Aiden Rudman (138) and Antonio Montoya (285), Morris’ Owen Sater (101), Lockport Township’s Isaac Zimmerman (106), Bolingbrook’s Jared Craig (113), Plainfield North’s Jack Tota (145), Joliet Catholic Academy’s Maximus Vela (170) and Andrew’s Joe Zimmer (195)

Finishing in second place were Bolingbrook’s Angel Godinez (101), Isaac Harris (106) and Marcus Poe (152), Lincoln-Way West’s Jack Strezo (113) and Jimmy Talley (170),  Lockport Township’s Anthony Diorio (126) and Malik Salah (220), Lincoln-Way East’s Rory Moran (138) and Ryan Stingily (285), Morris’ Carter Skoff (120), Homewood-Flossmoor’s Robye Williams (132), Bishop McNamara’s Ethan Pfeiffer (145), Plainfield South’s Colin Bickett (160), Coal City’s Cade Poyner (182) and Bradley-Bourbonnais’ Mark Argyelan (195).

Taking third place were Joliet West’s Adrian Hernandez (126), Tai’Vaughn Johnson (182) and Andre De Leon (220), Minooka’s Anthony Frescura (132) and Ben Cyrkiel (145), Rich Township’s Davion Henry (101), Coal City’s Luke Munsterman (106)

Morris’ Brandon Anderson (113), Joliet Catholic Academy’s Aurelio Munoz (120), Plainfield Central’s Matthias Hautzinger (138), 

Plainfield South’s Chase Pierceall (152), Lockport Township’s 

Durango Valles (160), Lincoln-Way West’s Chris Yirsa (170), Kankakee’s Jacob Vinardi (195) and Romeoville’s Jamir Thomas (285).

Finishing fourth were Coal City’s Rey Gonzalez (120) and Mason Garner (138), Seneca’s Landen Venecia (182) and Sullivan Feldt (195), Lincoln-Way West’s Max Munn (101), Lincoln-Way East’s Noah Ciolkosz (106), Bradley-Bourbonnais’ Cameron Borneman (113),

Minooka’s Cole Spivey (126), Plainfield Central’s Jack Bowen (132),

Clifton Central’s Giona Panozzo (145), Plainfield North’s Raphael Tovar (152), Lincoln-Way Central’s Aiden Hennings (160),

Wilmington’s Logan Van Duyne (170), Joliet Catholic Academy’s 

Elijah Watt (220) and Lockport Township’s Jake Kratz (285).

Thornton Township Sectional championship matches

101 – Owen Sater (Morris) F 2:35 Angel Godinez (Bolingbrook)

106 – Isaac Zimmerman (Lockport Township) D 10-4 Isaac Harris (Bolingbrook)

113 – Jared Craig (Bolingbrook) D 7-3 Jack Strezo (Lincoln-Way West)

120 – Kaidge Richardson (Lincoln-Way East) MD 10-1 Carter Skoff (Morris)

126 – Jakob Siwinski (Lincoln-Way West) F 1:52 Anthony Diorio (Lockport Township)

132 – Brayden Mortell (Lincoln-Way East) Inj. Robye Williams (Homewood-Flossmoor)

138 – Aiden Rudman (Plainfield Central) D 6-2 Rory Moran (Lincoln-Way East)

145 – Jack Tota (Plainfield North) D 4-2 Ethan Pfeiffer (Bishop McNamara)

152 – Declan Dircks (Lincoln-Way East) SV 2-0 Marcus Poe (Bolingbrook)

160 – Jackson Zaeske (Lincoln-Way East) D 4-2 Colin Bickett (Plainfield South)

170 – Maximus Vela (Joliet Catholic Academy) MD 11-1 Jimmy Talley (Lincoln-Way West)

182 – Nathan Elstner (Lincoln-Way West) F 1:40 Cade Poyner (Coal City)

195 – Joe Zimmer (Andrew) F 1:23 Marl Argyelan (Bradley-Bourbonnais)

220- Brandon Bavirsha (Lincoln-Way West) F 2:34 Malik Salah (Lockport Township)

285 – Antonio Montoya (Plainfield Central) F 4:34 Ryan Stingily (Lincoln-Way East)

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