The 21st Annual North/South All-Star Meet will be held this weekend and hosted by the Charles City Mat Club. Below is a press release about the yearly all-star dual and the lineups. Should be fun.
This is to announce that the 31st Annual North/South All-Star Wrestling Meet hosted by the Charles City Mat Club is planned for Saturday, June 13 at 6:00 p.m. in the Charles City High School gym. Senior state champions and place finishers from all over the state of Iowa come together in one last match of their high school career. Meets in the past have seen many future All-Americans, NCAA Champions, as well as Olympic medal winners. Some of the past wrestlers have included many familiar names such as: Jim Zalesky, Barry Davis, Joe Gibbons, Mark Schwab, Dan Knight, Jim Gibbons, Lee Fullhart, Jeff McGinnis, Mark Ironside and Drew Kelly just to name a few of the state of Iowa’s outstanding wrestlers.
All wrestlers are Iowa high school 2009 seniors from 1A, 2A, and 3A. Most wrestlers are a 2009 state champion or a top three finisher.
Don’t miss the chance to see all the action Saturday night of some of the most exciting match ups between a lot of future collegiate wrestlers. Tickets will be on sale at the door for $5. For more information contact Darin Mitchell at 641-398-2230 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
2009 Tentative North South All Star Meet Lineup
112/119 – Johnny Coleman Des Moines East vs Nick Sand Waterloo West
125/130 – Joe Colon – Clear Lake vs Drew Hinschberger Belle Plaine
130 – Nathan Vaske West Delaware vs Drew Hinschberger Belle Plaine
130 – Tucker Weber Clear Lake vs Tommy Mirocha Davenport Central
135 – Bart Reiter Don Bosco vs Derrick Miner Spirit Lake Park
140/145 – Keelan Moore Waverly-Shell Rock vs Vance Ortner Don Bosco
145 – Dakota Halligan Davenport West vs Matt Mougin Columbus Junction
145 – Ryan Hand Wilton vs Vance Ortner Don Bosco
152 – Andrew Anthofer Coon Rapids-Bayard vs Trent Weatherman Ballard
152 – Quenten Haynes Waterloo East vs Ted Kruger Sibley-Ocheyedan
160 – James Houchins I 35 Truro vs Jesse Johnson Charles City
160 – Jason Hoerman Nashua Plainfield vs James Houchins I 35 Truro
171 – Brian Block Sibley Ocheyedan vs Riley Banach Ames
171 – Aidan Brock Cedar Falls vs Riley Banach Ames
189 – Scott Eben Central Lyon vs Collin Sudol Nashua Plainfield
189/215 – Jake Thome Don Bosco vs Bryant Hummel Clarinda
215 – Bryant Hummel Clarinda vs Alex Burkle North Linn
285 – Cory Becker Don Bosco vs Lucas Sharp Charles City
285 – Johntrell Humphrey Waterloo West vs Lucas Sharp Charles City
My thoughts are the 125/130-pound matches will be worth the price of admission. Hinschberger vs. Colon and Vaske. I’d love to see those. With Vaske and Hinschberger going to IIAC schools (Hinschberger to Coe and Vaske to Wartburg) we may see the first of many good matches in the future.
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