Seven wrestlers will compete in the Illinois Elementary School Association state individual wrestling tournament this weekend.
The tournament will be held at the Northern Illinois University Convocation Center March 9 and 10. Each wrestler will compete in a 24-man bracket.
The Middle School South wrestlers who will compete are:
- Joey Black, seventh grade, 75 pounds. Black is a two-time state qualifier.
- Maxx Wayne, seventh grade, 80 pounds.
- Travis Nix, eighth grade, 85 pounds. Nix is a two-time state qualifier.
- Josh Dyer, seventh grade, 155 pounds.
- John Strojny, eighth grade, 167 pounds.
- Spencer Close, eighth grade, 185 pounds.
- Mike Leszczynski, eighth grade, 215 pounds.
The wrestlers' progress can be followed on the IESA website.
This information was provided by coach Nate Boekholder.
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