Area wrestling tournament preview


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Posted Online: Dec. 16, 2009, 7:39 pm
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What: Erie-Prophetstown Invitational

Where: Erie High School

When: Saturday

Times: Wrestling begins at 9 a.m. and the championship matches should start about 4 p.m.

Teams: Erie-Prophetstown, Fulton, Morrison, Orion, Sherrard, Moline JV, Rock Island JV, Ashton-Franklin Center, Polo, Rockford Lutheran, Sterling Newman

Locals to watch: Matt Cole (E-P), Mitch Mallary (E-P), Sebastian Hall (E-P), Zach Ryder (Fulton), Jon Conover (Fulton), Travis Van Zuiden (Fulton), Mark McDonnell (Morrison), Matt McDonnell (Morrison), Mitch Hood (Morrison), John Taylor (Orion), Thorian Twyner (Orion), Steve Bainter (Orion), Derek Mizaur (Sherrard), Cody Congdon (Sherrard), Ricky Vanderham (Sherrard)

FYI: Erie-Prophetstown, Orion, Sherrard, Rockford Lutheran and Sterling Newman each are ranked in the Illinois Best Weekly poll. ... Newman is the defending tournament champion. ... Twyner has a career mark of 6-0 in this tournament, with four of those wins by fall. ... Twyner and Newman's Maxx Hubbard are ranked second and third, respectively, at 119 pounds in the current Illinois Best Weekly rankings. ... Polo's Jake Peterson, who won last week's heavyweight title at the Riverdale Invitational, is ranked second in the state.


















 



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