Incoming Iowa Wrestling recruit Nate Jesuroga won the 120 lbs. title at Super 32 in Greensboro, North Carolina over the weekend. This is considered the toughest folkstyle high school tournament in the country. Jesuroga defeated Aden Valencia of California 3-2 in the finals and finished with an 8-0 record for the weekend.
Jesuroga is the third wrestler from Iowa to ever win a title at Super 32 joining future Iowa Wrestling teammates Drake Ayala and Cullan Schriever. All three were members of the Sebolt Wrestling Club for their high school careers.
Jesuroga is a junior at Southeast Polk High School (Pleasant Hill, Iowa) where he won a state title last season and placed third as a freshman. Jesuroga won a Bronze medal at the 2021 Cadet World Freestyle Championships in Budapest, Hungary this summer at 51/kg/112 lbs. MatScouts has Jesuroga ranked #1 at 120 lbs. and #3 in their P4P rankings. He committed on October 9th to be a part of the Iowa Wrestling Recruiting Class of 2023.
Additional incoming Iowa recruits that competed at Super 32: Mickey Griffith placed 7th at 182, Jace Rhodes (132), Carter Martinson (152), and Carson Martinson (160) did not place.
Recruits that were in town for the huge recruiting weekend at Iowa on October 9-10 that competed at Super 32 included Colby Franklin (3rd at 195) and Tate Naaktgeboren (5th at 170). Joel Jesuroga did not place at 145.
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