Catching up with former area athletes

How they're doing

Former Cedar Rapids Jefferson prep Kyle Briggs is a member of the Wartburg wrestling, which finished second at the National Duales on Friday. (The Gazette)
Former Cedar Rapids Jefferson prep Kyle Briggs is a member of the Wartburg wrestling, which finished second at the National Duales on Friday. (The Gazette)

A periodic look at former Gazette-area high school athletes and where they are now:

Iowa colleges — Marcus England (Prairie), Taylor Mehmen (Prairie), Trey Schuler (Washington), Sam Uthoff (Prairie) and Josh Gerke (Xavier) of Cedar Rapids are members of the Coe wrestling team, along with Jordan Challis of Tipton, Bailey Chyma of Tama (South Tama), Johnny Clymer and Andrew Holladay of Marion (Linn-Mar), Fletcher Green of Washington, Brock Henderson of Coggon (North Linn), Brennan Koerperich of Epworth (Western Dubuque) and Jake Voss of Ryan (West Delaware) ... Zach Axmear of North English (English Valleys), Carter Happel of Lisbon, Phillip Laux of Brighton (I.C. West) and Logan McQuillen of Monticello are members of the University of Iowa wrestling team ... Charlie Engelbrecht, John Engelbrecht and Levi Wade of Mount Vernon, Devin Stortz of Decorah, Kyle Decker of Winthrop (East Buchanan), Nic Jarvis of Iowa City (City High) and Alex Heisdorffer of Walford (C.R. Prairie) are members of the Cornell wrestling team ... Hunter Washburn of Alburnett is a member of the Northern Iowa wrestling team ... Nick Baumler and Zach Bruns of West Union (North Fayette Valley), Byron Boleyn of Clarence (North Cedar) and Ryan Parmely of Delhi (Maquoketa Valley) are members of the Upper Iowa wrestling team ... Alec McDowell of Delhi (Maquoketa Valley), Chase Straw of Winthrop (Independence) and Skyler St. John of Cedar Rapids (Prairie) are members of the Iowa State wrestling team ... The Luther wrestling roster includes Connor Murphy of Tiffin (Clear Creek Amana) and Isaiah Mitchell of Decorah ... Nathan Fritz of Sigourney is a member of the Central wrestling team ... Jaret Probasco of Tama (South Tama) is a member of the Simpson wrestling team ... Brenden Baker and Kyle Briggs of Cedar Rapids (Jefferson) are members of the top-ranked Wartburg wrestling team, along with Lance Evans of Solon, Kyle Fank of Independence, Shea Hartzler of Marion (Linn-Mar), Nick Hogan of Walford (C.R. Prairie), Jacob Krakow of Marengo (Iowa Valley), Zach Lamphere of Oelwein, Ethan Lape of West Union (North Fayette Valley), Brock Rathbun of Central City ... Logan Sears of Cedar Rapids (Washington) is a member of the Dubuque wrestling team ... Clint Lembeck (Xavier) and Ross Lembeck (Linn-Mar) of Marion and Luke Sedlacek of Cedar Rapids (Jefferson) are member of the Loras wrestling team ... Lansin Lacina of Tama (South Tama) is a member of the Ellsworth Community College wrestling team ... Joseph Sibomana of Cedar Rapids is a member of the Iowa Central Community College wrestling team.

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