Boersma Wins Clash of the Titans at FS State

When Mt. Carmel’s Ryan Boersma took the mat at Marmion Academy for Freestyle State last weekend, he wasn’t looking for anything but a tune-up, a couple of matches to help him get prepared for the upcoming U20 World Team Trials in Las Vegas. 

He certainly wasn’t expecting a high-scoring slugfest that would see him pushed to the brink of defeat. 

“Honestly, I only decided to compete (at Freestyle state) late last week, ” said Boersma, a two-time State Champion who is ranked eighth nationally at heavyweight by Flowrestling. “I hadn’t wrestled Freestyle since last summer, so I was just looking to go out there and get loose, get some good reps in before World Team Trials.”

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