On Saturday, March 10, five wrestlers of the Trojan Warrior Elite Wrestling Club competed in Des Moines at the Iowa Grade School & Junior High State Championships. Held in the Jacobson Center on the Iowa State Fairgrounds, the tournament featured wrestlers from across the state of Iowa.
The top eight in each bracket were awarded medals. Throughout strong competition, the Trojans were successful in bringing home three medalists.
Bailey Chyma, Junior High Division (7th-8th) 140, earned the bronze medal with match scores of WBF 0:42, 2-4, LBF, 6-3. Taking 5th place were Boden Koehler, Grade School Division 2 (1st-2nd) 60, and Colton Vest, Grade School Division 4 (5th-6th) 100. Individual match results were: Koehler WBF 1:18, LBF 1:04, WBF 0:47, 7-0, 0-5, 8-6 OT; Vest WBF 0:57, 2-3, 2-11, WBF 2:27.
RIGHT- Trojan Warrior Elite wrestlers who competed in the state meet in Des mon9ies incldued (l-r) Dominik Ridout, Colton Vest, Bailey Chyma, Boden Koehler and Logan Arp.
Other Trojan wrestlers competing were: Dominik Ridout, Grade School Division 2 (1st-2nd) 55 (WBF 1:00, 2-15, 8-4, 12-4, LBF 1:01); Logan Arp, Grade School Division 2 (1st-2nd) 55 (LBF 1:49, 4-7).