Sparta will send four wrestlers to this year’s youth wrestling tournament while Spartan senior Jenna Ahnen will make a trip to Michigan to compete in the 2007 United States Girl’s Wrestling Association National Championships. The youth state qualifiers are John Roddick, Tom Tourdot, Morgan Leis and Bryce Nowacyk.
Below is an image taken shortly after the youth regionals was completed.
Front Row from Left to Right: Brock Polhamus (3rd place, 97 pound weight class, 96/97 age group), Brett Von Ruden (3rd Place, 60 pound weight class, 98/99 age group), John Roddick (2nd Place, STATE QUALIFIER, 66 pound weight class, 96/97 age group)
Back Row from Left to Right: Derek Von Ruden (3rd place, 97 pound weight class, 94/95 age group), Tom Tourdot (1st Place, STATE QUALIFIER, 105 pound weight class, 92/93 age group), Morgan Leis (1st Place, STATE QUALIFIER, 130 pound weight class, 92/93 age group) and Bryce Nowacyk (2nd Place, STATE QUALIFIER, 90 pound weight class, 92/93 age group).
Check back here next week for results from the youth state tournament as well as Jenna’s last trip to Girl’s Nationals. Also, in the next day or two there will be images from this year’s sectional wrestling tournament posted. When that happens, there will be an update.