Iowa vs Minnesota “Border Battle” preview

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Some of the top senior wrestlers from northeast Iowa and southeast  Minnesota who recently finished there outstanding high school careers will face off in the 14th annual Border Battle dual meet at 7 p.m., Friday, March 6 at Crestwood High School in Cresco, IA. Tickets for the event are $6.00 for adults and $5.00 for students and will be sold at the door.

Below is a list of Iowa seniors that will be competing in the event:

106 CODY FISHER South Winn 21-12 season record – 2015 State qualifier

132 JACOB BACK Riceville

138 LUIS URIBE South Winn 37-12  season record – 2015 State qualifier

138 BRADY JENNINGS Osage 45-2 season record – 167-22 career record – State: 6TH, 5TH, 2ND, 1ST

145 BRYCE DECKER MFL Mar Mac 37-14 season record – 111-74 career record

145 ADAM BENZING Waukon 31-10 season record – 6th at state 2015

145 THATCHER GOODALE Osage 45-6 season record – 121-39 career record 

152 GUNNAR GRANGAARD Waukon

152 JUSTIN KIME Turkey Valley

160 ALEC FJELSTUL Decorah 32-7 season record – 2014 State qualifier

170 TYLER SAWYER Turkey Valley 

170 RYAN HAGEMAN SW 31-1  season record – 3rd at state 2015

170 CLINT EASTMAN Riceville

195 CHASE STRUB MFL Mar Mac 50-5 season record – 132-44 career record – 7th at state 2015

195 TYLER LARSON Nashua-Plainfield 41-9 season record – 109-40 career record – State: 2014-7th, 2015-5th

220 ANDREW ZEEH MFL Mar Mac 21-17

220 BRYCE BILHARZ Nashua-Plainfield 33-14 season record – 70-63 career record 

220 CARTER ZIDLICKY Decorah 21-12

285 GATLIN KEEHNER MFL Mar Mac 40-9  season  record – 103-36 career record – 8th at state 2015

285 ETHAN KIPP South Winn 35-11

Below is the list of the Minnesota wrestlers competing (this will be updated later, but for now this is who is committed):

120         LUCAS HAGEL    WASECA              ALL CONF. 2013-14

126         JUSTIN STEMPER              CALEDONIA

132         HUNTER JOHNSON          STWRTVLL

132         HUNTER HAUSER-CALDWELL      CALEDONIA

138         ALEX HIGGINS   STWRTVLL           HVL ALL CONF., 3RD SECTIONS

145         BRADY KEEFE     STWRTVLL           HVL ALL CONF., STATE QUAL.

145         BRADY BOMSTA               WASECA              6TH SECTIONS

145         DREW STEMPER                CALEDONIA        State qualifier

170         JAMIE GEHLING                STWRTVLL           HVL ALL CONF., 5TH SECTIONS

182         SHANE CURTIS  STWRTVLL           HVL ALL CONF., 3RD SECTIONS

220         CHASE O’CONNER            K-M       State: 6th 2014, 4th 2015