Cross State Classic All-Star Meet Results
Cross State Classic All-Star Meet Results…great meet, 11 IHSA State Placers…lots of A vs AA matchups!
103 Josh Boyer(Peoria Notre Dame 38-3) F 5:06 over Justin Wolfe(Illini Bluffs 36-6) A State Placer 4th -Exhibition...good match to start with, Wolfe takes Boyer down, then Boyer puts it on him, reverses him to his back...
112 Tariq Muhammad (Peoria Woodruff 32-6) 2007 AA State Qualifier- majdec 11-2 over Tyler Orr (Mattoon 35-6) AA State Qualifier...Muhammad is a little too big. Tyler is a strong kid, but Tariq had all that length...
119 Caleb Ingersol (Champaign Central 29-5) 2xAA State Qualifier -dec 3-1 over James Crone (Jerseyville 36-6) 2x AA State Qualifier...Crone looked to be incredibly strong and was able to fight out of many bad positions. Ingersol did a lot of nice countering and taking advantage of some awkward situations...a surprise win over a dominant South sectioal champ.
125 Mark Augle(Providence 44-8) AA State Placer 5th -dec 3-1 over Darryl Thomas(Edwardsville 44-3) 2x AA State Qualifier...Maybe the 2 best kids in the meet. Augle never gets out of position and when he goes, looks very solid. Augle with a nice throw-by to a single and a low-single. Thomas a couple of nice counters and scrambles. This kid is super athletic and dangerous.
130 Kyle Williams(Mascoutah 44-3) 4x AA State Placer -dec 9-7 over Andrew Zobac (Canton 36-5)AA State Placer 6th...another great match...great action...Zobac maybe a slight edge on the feet, but can't keep the match there. Williams a beast on top and his 2 nearfall in the 3rd enough to take it. Williams lower weight OW.
135 Lyle Shallenberger (Mahomet-Seymour 40-7) AA State Qualifier -dec 9-4 Kody Presswood (Granite City 37-8) 2x AA State Qualifier)...the classic strength vs. length match. Shallenberger impressive bumping up a weight class and neutralizes Presswood with his height and funk. Controls Presswood from the top.
140 Kyle Lowman (Ottawa 37-7) AA State Placer 4th - dec 9-4 over Zach Wilson(Zion Benton 35-0) Undefeated A State Champion...a great match, Lowman looked very strong against an undefeated Wilson. Wilson looks good early but Lowman has a little more gas in the tank late.
140 Ty Taylor(Princeton 47-1) A State Placer 2nd -maj dec 13-0 over Devin Terry(E. Alton Wood River 30-7) Exhibition...Taylor just too much offense for Terry, scores on a variety of attacks...
145 Lamar Hickman (Quincy 38-6) AA State Placer 6th dec 5-3 over Kyle Dooley (Monticello 42-2) 3x A State Finalist...Dooley down to 145 in this one… Hickman get a couple of slick takedowns early in the match and holds off a Dooly comeback late in the match to preserve the win...
152 Jacob Lehr (Bloomington 42-8) 2x AA State Qualifier- majdec 14-3 over Jake Constant(Springfield Lanphier 36-5) AA State Placer 5th...Lehr bodylocks Constant early for 4 and never looks back. Scores 2 more takedowns and tilts to secure the major...Lehr upper weight OW.
160 Steve Ross (Normal West 32-2) AA Sectional Qualifier -dec 6-4 over Scott Prause (Effingham 32-2) 2x AA State Qualifier...another big upset...Prause in full control until very late, Ross with an escape, TD and tilt for 2 all in the last :30 to pull it out.
171 Kyle Hanner (E. Alton Wood River)- F 3:02 over Andre McFadden (Peoria Woodruff 34-5) 2x AA State Qualifier...Hanner dominates. Turns McFadden 3 times en route to a fall. Very impressive showing. Got my vote as OW.
189 Austin Kull (Normal Community 38-2) 3x AA State Qualifier –dec 6-3 over Matt Shroyer (Vandalia 43-2) A State Placer 2nd...closer than the score indicated...tied late in the match...Kull just too strong and athletic.
215 Preston Poyner (Morton 31-4) AA State Placer 5th - tech fall 18-1 over Tommy Knapp (Mascoutah 38-5) AA State Qualifier...all Poyner...not much to say.
285 Andrew Springer (Collinsville 42-5) AA State Placer 6th –dec 3-2 over Christian Stevens (Normal West 34-6) AA State Qualifier...down to the wire, Stevens keeps it close, almost scores at the final whistle.
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