It was a busy weekend of action for incoming Iowa Wrestling recruits in the tournament season. Jesse Ybarra placed second at 126 lb. at the Arizona state tournament. Abe Assad and Cobe Siebrecht both qualified for their State tournament. Assad place second at Sectionals and Siebrecht placed first at Districts.
Cullan and Colby Schriever both won their District to qualify for state. Zach Glazier and Patrick Kennedy both won a dual meet by fall. Ryan Sokol did not have any competition scheduled.
Assad will compete at the Illinois State Tournament on Thursday-Saturday. Siebrecht, Schriever, and Schriever will compete in the Iowa State Wrestling Tournament on Thursday-Saturday.
The action will really go up this weekend with the remaining recruits of Glazier, Kennedy, and Sokol entering into their tournament season.
I will keep you up to date.
Recruiting Class of 2019
Abe Assad – Carol Stream, IL (Glenbard North HS) 182 lbs.
Sectionals at Conant HS in Hoffman Estates, IL Feb 8-9
- Champ. Round 1 – Abe Assad (Carol Stream (Glenbard North)) 41-1 received a bye () (Bye)
- Quarterfinal – Abe Assad (Carol Stream (Glenbard North)) 41-1 won by fall over Alan Facio (Elgin (Larkin)) 31-9 (Fall 1:02)
- Semifinal – Abe Assad (Carol Stream (Glenbard North)) 41-1 won by tech fall over Daemyen Middlebrooks (Oak Park (O.P.-River Forest)) 31-9 (TF-1.5 3:41 (21-6))
- 1st Place Match – Jon Halvorsen (Park Ridge (Maine South)) 34-1 won by decision over Abe Assad (Carol Stream (Glenbard North)) 41-1 (Dec 2-1)
Zach Glazier – Albert Lea, MN (Albert Lea Area HS) 182 lbs.
Home dual meet vs. Northfield Feb 8
Zach Glazier won by Fall 1:02
Cobe Siebrecht – Lisbon, IA 138 lbs.
1A Districts at Pleasantville, IA Feb 9
- Semifinal – Cobe Siebrecht (Lisbon) 46-0 won by fall over Dominick DiCesare (Martensdale, St. Mary`s) 32-7 (Fall 3:01)
- 1st Place Match – Cobe Siebrecht (Lisbon) 46-0 won by medical forfeit over Cyden Fitch (Colfax-Mingo) 27-4 (M. For.)
Recruiting Class of 2020
Patrick Kennedy – Kasson-Mantorville, MN 170 lbs.
Dual meet at Byron HS, Byron, MN Feb 7
Patrick Kennedy (KM) pinned Lucas Birch 1:38
Cullan Schriever – Mason City, Iowa 120 lbs.
Colby Schriever – Mason City, Iowa 138 lbs.
3A Districts at Waverly-Shell Rock HS in Waverly, IA Feb 9
- Quarterfinal – Cullan Schriever (Mason City) 18-1 received a bye () (Bye)
- Semifinal – Cullan Schriever (Mason City) 18-1 won by fall over Reese Dietz (Cedar Falls) 15-15 (Fall 1:07)
- 1st Place Match – Cullan Schriever (Mason City) 18-1 won by decision over Bennett Hageman (Marshalltown) 20-12 (Dec 4-0)
- Quarterfinal – Colby Schriever (Mason City) 30-7 won by tech fall over Jay Drummer (Marshalltown) 5-15 (TF-1.5 3:08 (24-9))
- Semifinal – Colby Schriever (Mason City) 30-7 won by fall over Aidan Ernst (Waterloo East) 15-9 (Fall 3:51)
- 1st Place Match – Colby Schriever (Mason City) 30-7 won by decision over Ian Heise (Waverly-Shell Rock) 31-7 (Dec 8-5)
Jesse Ybarra – Tucson, AZ (Sunnyside HS) 126 lbs.
Arizona State Tournament in Prescott, AZ Feb 8-9
- Champ. Round 1 – Jesse Ybarra (Sunnyside) 40-3 won by fall over Jayden Martin (Casteel) 28-15 (Fall 0:46)
- Quarterfinal – Jesse Ybarra (Sunnyside) 40-3 won by fall over Omar Arteaga (Centennial) 25-9 (Fall 2:51)
- Semifinal – Jesse Ybarra (Sunnyside) 40-3 won by fall over Seth Legros (Mountain View Marana) 21-8 (Fall 2:39)
- 1st Place Match – Bobby Tellez (Cienega) 49-3 won by decision over Jesse Ybarra (Sunnyside) 40-3 (Dec 9-3)
Recruiting Class of 2021
Ryan Sokol – Grover Heights, MN (Simley HS) 132 lbs.
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