Five Middle School North Wrestlers Heading to State
The state individual competition will be held this weekend in DeKalb.
Five wrestlers from Lake Zurich Middle School North will compete in the Illinois Elementary School Association state wrestling individual final this weekend.
These students qualified to compete: Eric Metzger, second place at sectionals, 65 pounds; Ben Baca, sectional champ, 75 pounds; Drew Witt, third place, 95 pounds; Derrick Juarez, second place, 105 pounds; and Bryce Kapitzky, sectional champ, 126 pounds.
The state competition starts Friday at the Northern Illinois University Convocation Center. Wrestling starts at 3:30 p.m., followed by championship matches at 5 p.m.
The wrestlers' progress can be followed on the IESA website.
This information was provided by Aleyce Baca and George Kapitzky.