A year has made quite the difference for Coe’s Will Esmoil, who produced one of the biggest victories of the first session of the NCAA Division III Wrestling Championships.
Iowa Wrestling Weekend That Was: David Carr led the Cyclones, becoming the program’s 16th three-time conference champion and one of eight automatic NCAA qualifiers for Iowa State. UNI had seven automatic qualifiers, including Parker Keckeisen, who won his second Big 12 crown and extended the Panthers’ conference reign at 184.
From the wild team races to the outstanding individual showings, K.J. Pilcher and Dick Briggs discuss their top takeaways from the 2022 Iowa high school state wrestling tournament on this episode of the Pinning Combination podcast. Plus, a look at Iowa, Iowa State, UNI and more Iowa college teams going into the postseason.
Iowa City West’s Hunter Garvin and Iowa City High’s Ben Kueter won their third state wrestling titles, while Linn-Mar’s Kane Naaktgeboren grabs No. 2.