If you enjoy this website and want to see us be able to offer the level of coverage we did last season with numerous tournament recaps, feature stories, highlight videos, action photos, and more, please consider donating to our GoFundMe campaign. We need your help to give our Illinois wrestlers the coverage they deserve! This site relies on advertising revenue and your donations in order to keep all of our content free to the public unlike most other wrestling websites that charge a subscription fee.
Thanks for all of your great nominations this week! We have narrowed the list down to 4 deserving candidates.
VOTE NOW for the GO EARN IT High School Wrestler of the Week! The poll closes on Tuesday morning at 8am central time.
And the nominees are (sorted alphabetically):
Eddie Bolivar, Sr, OPRF, 132 – Beat defending Class 3A state champion and top ranked Fabian Lopez of DeKalb 9-2 to highlight a banner day for Oak Park on Saturday. The Huskies went 3-0 at their own quad, beating DeKalb 39-30, Washington 48-21 and Providence 55-17.
Peter Christensen, Sr, Montini, 195 – Only Illinois wrestler to reach the finals at the prestigious Ironman tournament in Ohio.
Blah Dahnweih, Sr, DeKalb, 195 – Beat returning Class 2A state champion Jace Punke of Washington, who is ranked #1 in 2A and #4 in the country.
Kyle Schickel, Jr, Lemont, 138 – Had 2 techs, 2 pins, and beat Class 3A #2 ranked Pat Nolan of Sandburg 10-8.
GIPHY App Key not set. Please check settings