The new National Girls High School Rankings for May have been released. The rankings are a product of USA Wrestling, FloWrestling, and the National Wrestling Hall of Fame.

All seven members of the Iowa Women’s Wrestling Recruiting Class of 2024 are ranked.

Cadence Diduch and Naomi Simon moved up in the P4P (pound for pound) rankings. Diduch was ranked #4 at 135 and not listed in the P4P in the April rankings. Now she is #2 at 135 and #11 in the P4P. Simon went from #20 to #12 in the P4P and from #3 to #2 at 170 since the last rankings.

Karlee Brooks went from #2 to #1 at 125 and is ranked #15 in the P4P. 

Rianne Murphy (#4 at 105) and Mia Goodwin (#29 at 110) recently committed to the Hawks.


Defense Soap: Natural performance skincareDiamond Dental, P.C. Dentist in Cedar Rapids, Iowa


Incoming recruits had great results in April against national caliber competition.

Cadence Diduch(62kg) and Naomi Simon(76kg) won U20 Nationals. They will represent Team USA at the 2024 U20 World Freestyle Championships in Pontevedra, Spain on September 2-8. 

Karlee Brooks won the 120 lbs. title at the Girls National High School Recruiting Showcase and was named O.W.

I will continue to report on our incoming recruits as they compete throughout the summer.


The Heights Rooftop: Wedding venue in University Heights, Iowa2T Construction in Lisbon, Iowa


Iowa Women’s Wrestling Recruiting Class of 2024 in the National Girls High School Rankings

Val Solorio (Canon-McMillan HS, Pennsylvania) – #5 at 100 lbs.

Rianne Murphy (Crown Point, IN – Wyoming Seminary) – #4 at 105 lbs.

Mia Goodwin (Virginia Beach, VA – Kellam HS) – #29 at 110 lbs.

Karlee Brooks  (Valiant College Prep, Phoenix, AZ) – #1 at 120 lbs., #15 P4P

Cadence Diduch (Freeport, Illinois) – #2 at 135 lbs. #11 P4P

Kiara Djoumessi (Waverly-Shell Rock HS, Iowa) –  #13 at 140 lbs.

Naomi Simon (Decorah, Iowa) – #2 at 170 lbs., #12 P4P


It is great to be an Iowa Wrestling fan.

Go Hawks!