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Super Pee Wee Matmen compete at state

By Staff | Apr 9, 2008

Pictured above Riley Jurries, Isaac Johnson, Weston Ruden, Domonick Roskam, and Jason Peta competed at the 2008 state meet. Photo submitted

WATERLOO — The 2007-08 K-2 wrestling season is completed by Estherville Lincoln Central grapplers. March 21-22, the ELC Youth Wrestling Club had five local athletes compete at the Super PeeWee State Wrestling Tournament in Waterloo. It was a large field complete with fierce wrestling action by young men from around the state.

Competing on Friday were second graders Isaac Johnson with a season record of 32-14 with 27 pins who placed eighth out of 12 (1-2 state record) and Riley Jurries was 11-2 (0-2 state record) placed ninth out of nine.

On Saturday, the kindergarten and first graders took to the mat. First grader Jason Peta took seventh place honors out of eight with a season record of 19-7 complete with 11 pins (1-2 state record). Kindergartners included Domonick Roskam with a season record of 24-5 including 16 pins (1-2 state record). He took ninth out of 15. Weston Ruden had a season record of 25-15 including 16 pins (2-2 state record) and also received ninth place out of 22 competitors.

Congratulations to all area wrestlers on their accomplishments throughout this season.