Olympia Wrestlers Bring Home 3rd Place State Trophy
Olympia Wrestlers Bring Home 3rd Place State Trophy
Posted on 02/27/2017
This is the image for the news article titled Olympia Wrestlers Bring Home 3rd Place State TrophyThe Olympia Wrestling Team (30-4) placed 3rd in the IHSA Class A State Tournament on Saturday at the U.S. Cellular Coliseum in Bloomington.  The Olympia wrestlers faced Rock Falls in the first round and won 43-21.  Rock Falls moved 3 of their stronger wrestlers up a weight class to face Olympia wrestlers.  Olympia was able to win all three of those important matches including 160lb Xian Graden, 195lb Mason Moore, and 220lb Keaton Fogler.  The match by Keaton Fogler was a victory over the undefeated state champion from Rock Falls at 195 lb.  In the semi-final match Olympia lost 34-28 to Wilmington.  The Olympia team was down 28-0 at one point in the dual and rallied back to within 3 points for the final match which was decided in the last few seconds.  The final match ended in a 64-15 win over Beardstown for 3rd place.  The Olympia Wrestlers secured 9 pins against Beardstown in the final dual.  An assembly to congratulate the team was held on Monday morning Feb. 27th. 

3rd Place Trophy