A-J Junior Wildcats Finish 2013-2014 Season at State Events

The A-J Junior Wildcats Wrestling Club completed its 2013-2014 season at three state-wide competitions.  Several of the club’s grapplers medaled.

At the IKWF State Championship in Rockford, Jayce Turner and Nate Kisat each finished 0-1.  Turner will move up to high school next year.

At the IKWF Girls State Championship in Yorkville, Zoee Sadler went 3-0 for the day, finishing in first place.  Catie Mays went 2-1, finishing in second place.  Madilyn Hawk went 0-2 and finished the day in third place.

At the Midget Championship in Danville, Caleb Mays went 0-2.  Blake Mays went 4-2, finishing fifth.

As a club, the A-J Junior Wildcats finished the season with a combined record of 430-511.  In the coming weeks, the club’s board will make plans for a post-season party.

Even as much of the team moves on to other sports, several wrestlers and coaches are likely to compete in occasional off-season tournaments.

Complete results from the state events are below, courtesy of Trackwrestling.com.

2014 IKWF State Championships Results for A-J Jr. Wildcat Wrestling
Novice 89 – Nathan Kisat’s place is unknown and has scored 0.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Nathan Kisat (A-J Jr. Wildcat Wrestling) received a bye () (Bye)
Champ. Round 2 – Gavin Bloom (Hononegah WC) won by fall over Nathan Kisat (A-J Jr. Wildcat Wrestling) (Fall 2:28)

Senior 166 – Jayce Turner’s place is unknown and has scored 0.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Ameer Aqel (Vittum Cats WC) won in double overtime over Jayce Turner (A-J Jr. Wildcat Wrestling) (2-OT 2-1)

IL Girls Folkstyle State Championships Results for AJ JR Wildcats WC
Elementary School (K – 5th) E3 – Zoee Sadler’s place is 1st and has scored 16.00 team points.
Round 1 – Zoee Sadler (AJ JR Wildcats WC) won in overtime over Ashlyn Strenz (Lil Reaper Wrestling Club) (OT 6-0)
Round 2 – Zoee Sadler (AJ JR Wildcats WC) won by decision over Rebecca Neupauer (saukee youth wrestling) (Dec 7-0)
Round 3 – Zoee Sadler (AJ JR Wildcats WC) won by fall over Ella Mcdonnell (Little Redskins Wrestling Club) (Fall 0:49)

Elementary School (K – 5th) E16 – Madilyn Hawk’s place is 3rd and has scored 0.00 team points.
Round 1 – Alayla Thornton (Peoria Razor Backs) won by decision over Madilyn Hawk (AJ JR Wildcats WC) (Dec 10-6)
Round 3 – Sydney Manos (LIL BUCS) won by fall over Madilyn Hawk (AJ JR Wildcats WC) (Fall 0:46)

Middle School (6th – 8th) M3 – Catherin Mays’s place is 2nd and has scored 13.00 team points.
Round 1 – Mia Rodriguez (Belvidere Bandits) won by decision over Catherin Mays (AJ JR Wildcats WC) (Dec 6-2)
Round 2 – Catherin Mays (AJ JR Wildcats WC) won by major decision over Angela Vitiritti (St Charles) (Maj 9-0)
Round 3 – Catherin Mays (AJ JR Wildcats WC) won by fall over Savannah Morrison (Reed Custer Middle School) (Fall 1:50)

2014 Illinois Midget Championships Results for A-J Junior Wildcat Wrestling
Midget 64B – Caleb Mays’s place is unknown and has scored 0.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Caleb Mays (A-J Junior Wildcat Wrestling) received a bye () (Bye)
Champ. Round 2 – Polo Ramon (Headlock Wrestling Academy) won by fall over Caleb Mays (A-J Junior Wildcat Wrestling) (Fall 1:48)
Cons. Round 2 – Caleb Mays (A-J Junior Wildcat Wrestling) received a bye () (Bye)
Cons. Round 3 – Logan Swaw (Celtic Elite) won by decision over Caleb Mays (A-J Junior Wildcat Wrestling) (Dec 2-0)

Midget 72 – Grover Mays’s place is 5th and has scored 15.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Grover Mays (A-J Junior Wildcat Wrestling) won by fall over Alex Iversen (Wolves Wrestling Club Inc.) (Fall 0:55)
Quarterfinal – Marko Hennin (Barrington Broncos) won by decision over Grover Mays (A-J Junior Wildcat Wrestling) (Dec 4-2)
Cons. Round 2 – Grover Mays (A-J Junior Wildcat Wrestling) won by major decision over Cameron Knepper (Celtic Elite) (Maj 13-3)
Cons. Round 3 – Grover Mays (A-J Junior Wildcat Wrestling) won by major decision over Bryce Claypool (Little Redskins WC) (Maj 10-2)
Cons. Semi – Grant Hansen (Maddog Wrestling Academy) won by major decision over Grover Mays (A-J Junior Wildcat Wrestling) (Maj 11-0)
5th Place Match – Grover Mays (A-J Junior Wildcat Wrestling) won by fall over Walter Green (DeKalb WC) (Fall 1:48)

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