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First team

106: Jarod Kadel

School: Columbus/Winfield-Mount Union

Year: Junior

Record: 43-2

Credentials: Finished as state runner-up in Iowa Class 2A for second straight season. He earned SEISC, sectional and district championships. 

113: Robert Howard

School: Central DeWitt

Year: Freshman

Record: 32-9

Credentials: Class 2A district qualifier won weekend titles at home invite and Cascade. Formed 1-2 punch at lower weights with Keaton Zeimet.

120: Daniel Meeker

School: Wapello

Year: Sophomore

Record: 44-5

Credentials: Improved upon last year's sixth-place state finish with a runner-up medal in 1A. He took first at SEISC tournament and sectionals.

126: Dallas Krueger

School: Rockridge

Year: Sophomore

Record: 45-5

Credentials: Earned his second top-six finish at 1A state meet with a fourth-place showing. He placed first at regionals and second at sectionals. 

132: Stone Engle

School: Mercer County

Year: Senior

Record: 42-3

Credentials: A four-time state place winner with more than 175 career wins, Engle earned his highest finish this year taking second in Champaign. 

138: Nolan Throne

School: Rockridge

Year: Sophomore

Record: 45-6

Credentials: Regional champion placed third at sectionals and third at Class 1A state meet, one of three medalists for the Rockets. 

145: James Schnerre

School: Orion

Year: Senior

Record: 38-3

Credentials: Spent most of the season wrestling 145 but bumped up to 152 toward the end of the season and was a 1A state qualifier. 

152: Trey Brisker

School: Wilton

Year: Senior

Record: 52-1

Credentials: The Class 1A state champion, headed to the Air Force Academy, was a four-time place winner and the school's career wins leader (184). 

160: Garrett Passmore

School: Erie-Prophetstown

Year: Senior

Record: 52-2

Credentials: Named most outstanding wrestler in upper weights at Bob Lueders Invitational, he led E-P in wins and placed third at 1A state meet. 

170: Steven Speaker

School: Mercer County

Year: Junior

Record: 28-8

Credentials: Earned a regional championship at Rockridge, took third at Oregon sectional and placed sixth at 1A state tournament.

182: Hunter Connor

School: Louisa-Muscatine

Year: Senior

Record: 41-2

Credentials: SEISC, sectional and district champion took undefeated record into state tournament. Came one win shy of placing at 1A state meet.

195: Bryce Esmoil (captain)

School: West Liberty

Year: Senior

Record: 53-0

Credentials: Ranked 12th in the country by InterMat, Northern Iowa recruit became just the school's second two-time state champion. All but one of his 53 wins were of the bonus-point variety. 

220: Logan Lee

School: Orion

Year: Junior

Record: 41-5

Credentials: Iowa football recruit spent chunk of season at 220 before wrestling 285 in postseason. Won Bob Mitton Invitational and finished one win from placing at 1A state meet.

285: Billy Blaser

School: Geneseo

Year: Junior

Record: 40-3

Credentials: Team wins leader took Geneseo Invitational, won regional and sectional titles along with placing fourth at 2A state tournament. 

At-large: Tyler Fleetwood (132)

School: Fulton

Year: Senior

Record: 39-6

Credentials: A two-time state champion, Fleetwood was third at 1A state tournament. He finished season with more than 25 bonus-point wins.

At-large: Lewis Robinson (152)

School: Kewanee

Year: Senior

Record: 42-3

Credentials: More than half of his victories were by pin as Robinson narrowly missed a 1A state championship with a one-point loss in finals. 

Second team

106: Keaton Zeimet;Central DeWitt;fr.;45-3

113: Cameron Abell;Erie-Prophetstown;so.;28-17

120: Ethen Doty;West Carroll;fr.;38-8

126: John Crowley;Tipton;jr;44-9

132: Will Esmoil;West Liberty;so.;49-5

138: Coy Ruess;West Liberty;jr.;50-8

145: Eric Campie;Camanche;jr.;42-12

152: Joe Kelly;West Liberty;sr.;52-6

160: Austin Beaver;West Liberty;jr.;35-16

170: Mat Garrison;Erie-Prophetstown;jr.;36-13

182: Bryan Caves;Riverdale;fr.;43-9

195: Nick Smith;Central DeWitt;sr.;26-3

220: Brett Schoenherr;Midland;jr;44-7

285: Taylor Fleetwood;Fulton;sr.;32-6

At-large/152: Baylor Crigger;Camanche;jr.;45-5

At-large/195: Collin Schmidt;Rockridge;sr.;47-6 

Honorable mention

BELLEVUE: Austin Michels, sr., 120; Hunter Clasen, jr., 170

CAMANCHE: Ben Vogel, so., 106; Cade Everson, fr., 132; Kolby Snodgrass, sr., 220

COLUMBUS/WMU: Tucker Bright, fr., 120; Cam Rice, so., 138

DURANT: Cameron Ragurrio, fr., 152

ERIE-PROPHETSTOWN: Chris Bonnell, sr., 120; Gabe Friedrichsen, jr., 182; Lucas Carey, jr., 220

FULTON: Tony Heinitz, sr., 170; Eli Pannell, jr., 195 

GENESEO: Andrew Rizzo, jr., 138; Joe Stohl, sr., 220 

KEWANEE: Kayden Peterson, fr., 113; Jeremy Burhorn, sr., 160; Nathan Thumma, sr., 285

LOUISA-MUSCATINE: Cody Calvelage, jr., 120; Gabe Hayes, so., 285

MAQUOKETA: Abe Michel, so., 152; Taven Rich, so., 285

MERCER COUNTY: Broctyn King, fr., 106; Camden Whitenack, jr., 120 

MIDLAND: Damon Huston, fr., 106; Griffen Gravel, jr., 132

MORRISON: Colton Linke, fr., 106; Ryan Kennedy, so., 126; Augustus Linke, sr., 138; Reilly Dolan, sr., 145 

NORTH CEDAR: Grant Tenley, sr., 220; Chase Gallagher, 285

NORTHEAST: Wyatt Schmidt, sr., 160

ORION: Noah Schnerre, fr., 126; Mason Loete, jr., 138; Trent Scharpman, jr., 145; Ray Heard, jr., 170

RIVERDALE: Colton Reiman, so., 138; Trystan Altensey, so., 152; 

SHERRARD: Steele Gustafson, sr., 160; Karsyn Hanson, sr., 220

WAPELLO: Colton Meeker, jr., 106; Christopher Ewart, fr., 113; Mitchell Moore, so., 126

WEST CARROLL: Trapper Hartman, so., 113; Elijah Dertz, so., 195

WEST LIBERTY: Talen Dengler, so., 120; Justis Dengler, sr., 145; A.J. Lenz, jr., 170; Jackson Gingerich, sr., 182; Kobe Simon, fr., 220; Andy Lopez, sr., 285

WILTON: Kael Brisker, fr., 106; Reid Johnson, sr., 126; Cory Anderson, jr., 138; Eli Faison, sr., 160; John Rife, sr., 182; Cameron Reddick, sr., 195; Calib Lilly, jr., 220


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Prep sports editor, with emphasis on covering the Mississippi Athletic Conference and Iowa area high schools. I've been in sports journalism for 17 years, the last five at the Quad-City Times.