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Rock Island’s Truth Vesey Places Top Three At Illinois Freestyle State Wrestling Tournament

May 8th, 2023
Rock Island's Truth Vesey Places Top Three At Illinois Freestyle State Wrestling Tournament

It is not debatable, when it comes to the Olympic styles of wrestling, Illinois is the absolute best. This makes the Illinois Freestyle State Tournament among the toughest in the Nation. Today 5 Rocks competed, and while Antonio Parker, Amare Overton (top 8 finish), Steven Marquez (top 6 finish), and Andrew Marquez (top 6 finish) all had long days and battled hard, Truth Vesey was the lone medalist, taking 3rd Place and earning a spot on the IL National Team and will be competing for them at Nationals in Fargo! Truth defeated a state champion and 2 other state medalists to earn his spot! All wrestlers... Read More

Rock Island High School Wrestling Update With State Champions And Finalists!

June 25th, 2021
Rock Island High School Wrestling Update With State Champions And Finalists!

Rock Island High School wrestlers are still competing at the Illinois state level, and we’ve got updates on the results! Congratulations again to Tristan Willoughby, Amare Overton (4th place at 152), Andrew Marquez (4th place at 220), and Steven Marquez (1st Place at 195)! Daniel McGhee, Sammy Niyonkuru, Kyle Gant, and Manny Limon all won 1 and lost 2, Tyler Barbee went 2-2. They have been eliminated. Aoci Bernard made the semifinals, and lost a close 3-0 decision to last years State Champ. He now has a match to see if he goes for 3rd or 5th, and then the medal round. He’s guaranteed... Read More