Davenport Assumption finds new wrestling coach

Davenport Assumption has been one of the premier wrestling programs in the state of Iowa in recent memory. Former head coach, and NCAA D1 national champion, Pete Bush had long been the face of the program. Bush stepped down as the head coach shortly after the conclusion of the 2018 state wrestling tournament and the…

State Champion Aden Reeves Switches Verbal Commitment

Last October many fans in Iowa were sad that one of Iowa’s top wrestlers announced his decision to leave the state when Albia’s Aden Reeves committed to Campbell University in North Carolina. Now, Reeves has decided to stay closer to home and has changed his commitment to wrestle for coach Kevin Dresser at Iowa State…

Broderson Seeking to Build on Breakthrough Sophomore Season

Chances are that by now you know the name Julien Broderson. Just over two months ago the Davenport Assumption standout won his second straight title in Class 2A by defeating Southeast Valley’s Kyler Fisher by fall in the finals. One of the state of Iowa’s most dominant wrestlers this past season, Broderson capped off his…

Brady Fritz Commits to Wartburg

The Wartburg Knights have landed the commitment of three-time Iowa high school state medalist Brady Fritz of South Tama. A 2018 runner-up at the 132-pound weight class in 2A, Fritz took the time to give IAwrestle some insight on his decision. “I liked everything about Wartburg.” Fritz told IAwrestle, “The coaches are great, I felt…

Grayson Kesterson Commits to UW-La Crosse

There aren’t many of them left, but another top 50 wrestler in the state of Iowa has come off the board as Grayson Kesterson has committed to wrestle for UW-La Crosse. Ranked #47 in IAwrestle’s Fab 50, Kesterson projects as a 125-pound recruit on the next level. After wrapping up his career as a four-time…

2018 Iowa High School State – 2A Semi-Final/Consolation 3rd WB Results and Team Scores

2A-106 Semifinal – Matthew Lewis (Centerville) 40-2 won by decision over Benjamin Schmitz (Kuemper Catholic) 45-5 (Dec 4-2) Semifinal – Jarod Kadel (Columbus/WMU) 43-1 won by fall over Colby Lillegard (Bondurant-Farrar) 43-5 (Fall 5:29) Cons. Round 3 – Keaton Zeimet (Central DeWitt) 44-2 won by decision over Jacob Mielke (Pocahontas Area Comm.) 45-8 (Dec 9-5)…