Incoming Iowa Wrestling recruit Karlee Brooks won the 120 lbs. title at the Girls National High School Recruiting Showcase on Sunday. Brooks pinned three-time defending Recruiting Showcase champion Zao Estrada in 5:51 in the finals. 

Brooks-Estrada was the biggest match of the tournament. With the pin Brooks was named as Outstanding Wrestler.

In the semifinals Brooks defeated Milana Borreli of Florida, 7-0.

The Recruiting Showcase is a part of the U.S. Open weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada.


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Brooks, originally from Phoenix, Arizona, is in Colorado Springs, Colorado at the U.S. Olympic Training Center as a member of the EAP (Elite Accelerator Program). 

In the National Girls High School Rankings Brooks is ranked #2 at 120 lbs. and #11 in the P4P rankings. She was a 53 KG/117 lbs. U17 National champion and placed fifth at the 2023 U17 World Championships in Istanbul, Turkey.

Brooks is a member of the Iowa Women’s Wrestling Recruiting Class of 2024.


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Girls National High School Recruiting Showcase

120 LBS

Finals: 1st Karlee Brooks AZ (Titan Mercury Wrestling Club) pin Zao Estrada SC (Daughters Of Zion Wrestling), 5:51

Semifinals: Karlee Brooks AZ (Titan Mercury Wrestling Club) dec. Milana Borrelli FL (Florida), 7-0.


It is great to be an Iowa Wrestling fan.

Go Hawks!