Incoming Iowa recruit Leif Schroeder won a state title at 138 lbs. to become the 36th wrestler in Montana high school history to win four state titles. Schroeder dominated his competition with three first period pins in :12, 1:22, and 1:31 before winning in the finals with a 23-8 tech fall.
Schroeder, from Bozeman, Montana, won a state title at 113 as a freshman, 126 as a sophomore, and at 132 as a junior. Schroeder joins former Iowa Hawkeye wrestling greats Bill Zadick (1996 NCAA champion, 2X All-American, 2006 World Champion) and Mike Zadick (3X All-American, 2006 World Silver medalist) of Great Falls as a four-time Montana state champion.
Schroeder committed to the Hawks on October 25, 2019 after the huge Homecoming recruiting weekend. Schroeder is projected to compete at 141/149 and is in the outstanding Iowa Wrestling Recruiting Class of 2020.
Champ. Round 1 – Leif Schroeder (Bozeman) won by fall over David Kemp (Helena High) (Fall 0:12)
Quarterfinal – Leif Schroeder (Bozeman) won by fall over Jaron Roberts (Billings Skyview) (Fall 1:22)
Semifinal – Leif Schroeder (Bozeman) won by fall over Scout Allen (Butte) (Fall 1:31)
1st Place Match – Leif Schroeder (Bozeman) won by tech fall over Brendan Barnes (Flathead (Kalispell)) (TF-1.5 4:53 (23-8))
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