Incoming Iowa Wrestling recruit Ryan Sokol of Inver Grove Heights, MN (Simley HS) rolled to a 138 lbs. Junior Freestyle and Greco-Roman title at the Northern Plains Regional Championships in Rochester, MN.  In winning the FS and GR titles, Sokol was a combined 9-0 with six tech falls and three falls.  Sokol was named O.W. for the Freestyle and Greco-Roman tournament.

The Northern Plains Championships is a respected tournament that drew in wrestlers from the midwest and across the country.  Sokol is in the Iowa Wrestling Recruiting Class of 2021.

Freestyle

  • Champ. Round 1 – Ryan Sokol (Minnesota) won by fall over Jace Black (Illinois) (Fall 0:34)
  • Champ. Round 2 – Ryan Sokol (Minnesota) won by tech fall over Logan James (Iowa) (TF 14-4)
  • Quarterfinal – Ryan Sokol (Minnesota) won by tech fall over Kain Luensman (Iowa) (TF 12-0)
  • Semifinal – Ryan Sokol (Minnesota) won by fall over Drew Woodley (Minnesota) (Fall 1:06)
  • 1st Place Match – Ryan Sokol (Minnesota) won by fall over Noah Villarreal (Illinois) (Fall 0:57)

 

Greco-Roman

  • Champ. Round 1 – Ryan Sokol (Minnesota) received a bye () (Bye)
  • Champ. Round 2 – Ryan Sokol (Minnesota) won by tech fall over Leo Blawou (Iowa) (TF 11-0)
  • Quarterfinal – Ryan Sokol (Minnesota) won by tech fall over Mason Lull (Wisconsin) (TF 10-0)
  • Semifinal – Ryan Sokol (Minnesota) won by tech fall over Aidan Nutter (Wisconsin) (TF 10-0)
  • 1st Place Match – Ryan Sokol (Minnesota) won by tech fall over Noah Villarreal (Illinois) (TF 10-0)

 

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