2012-13 Dispatch/Argus Area Wrestling All-Star team

Posted Online: March 03, 2013, 9:52 pm
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Wrestler of the Year Zach Nelson
Mercer County, 152 pounds, Sr.:
Won Class 1A state title with a 45-0 record; regional and sectional champion also finished as a four-time winner at the Orion-Bob Mitton Invitational; first state champion in Mercer County history also was a two-time state finalist; helped Golden Eagles to runner-up finish in the Class 1A dual-team state tournament.

First team Mark Breedlove
Kewanee, 132 pounds, Sr.:
1A state qualifier; regional champ; 41-5 record.

Ben Corlett
Sherrard, 285 pounds, Jr.:
1A fifth place; regional and sectional champ; 38-6 record.

Omar Delgado
Kewanee, 145 pounds, Jr.:
1A state qualifier; regional champ; 27-10 record.

Jacob DeVolder
Orion, 126 pounds, Jr.:
1A state qualifier; regional champ; 37-7 record.

Joe DeVolder
Orion, 145 pounds, Sr.:
1A state qualifier; regional champ; 40-7 record.

Nolan Dykema
Morrison, 152 pounds, Sr.:
Regional runner-up; 31-10 record.

Tristen Finch
Mercer County, 138 pounds, So.:
1A state-runner-up; regional champ; 42-5 record.

Calvin Harridge
Morrison, 195 pounds, Sr.:
1A state qualifier; regional champ; 36-8 record.

Jacob Hast
Sherrard, 120 pounds, Jr.:
Regional champ; 28-7 record.

Justin Kinney
Monmouth-Roseville, 113 pounds, Jr.:
1A state qualifier; 37-14 record.

Bobby Lincoln
Mercer County, 220 pounds, Jr.:
1A state qualifier; 33-15 record.

Brandon McCullough
Erie-Prophetstown, 106 pounds, Sr.:
1A fourth place; regional champ; 39-5 record.

Seth Montgomery
Erie-Prophetstown, 160 pounds, Jr.:
Regional champ; 29-9 record.

Devin Morford
Mercer County, 160 pounds, Sr.:
1A state qualifier; 25-7 record.

Jon Ricke
Mercer County, 170 pounds, Sr.:
1A sixth place; 35-12 record.

Logan Sherman
Riverdale, 220 pounds, Sr.:
1A state qualifier; regional champ; 29-8 record.

Hunter Spengler
Sherrard, 106 pounds, Fr.:
1A state qualifier; 33-7 record.

Chance Teel
Sherrard, 113 pounds, So.:
1A state qualifier; regional champ; 35-8 record.

Bo Walters
Kewanee, 126 pounds, So.:
1A state qualifier; regional champ; 31-12 record.

Terry White
Riverdale, 182 pounds, Jr.:
1A state qualifier; regional champ; 31-3 record.

Honorable mention Erie-Prophetstown: Dylan Binion, John Butts, Jared Cole, Josh Wheeler, Nick Williams;Kewanee: Anthony Barnhill, Jack Breedlove, Andrew Slusser;Mercer County: Preston Adams, Alex Kisner, A.J. Klingaman, Logan Snyder, Mason Weeks, Matt Weeks;Monmouth-Roseville: Caine Cokel, Chuck Jacobsen, Lane McIntyre, Alex Miller, Logan Millizer;Morrison: Austin Keller, Austin Shoup;Orion: Mikey Dierikx, Payton Loete;Riverdale: Ruben Garza, John Stickler, Grady Todd;Rockridge: Brayson Singleton;Sherrard: Nathan Miller, Alex Morley, Sam Ryner;Wethersfield: Carter Pillen.


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1864 — 150 years ago: It is estimated that 300,000 people attended the recent Democratic convention in Chicago when Gen. George B. McClellan of New Jersey was nominated as a candidate for president of the United States.
1889 — 125 years ago: Alderman Frank Ill, Winslow Howard and Captain J.M. Montgomery returned from Milwaukee, where they attended the national Grand Army of the Republic encampment.
1914 — 100 years ago: Three members of the Rock Island YMCA accepted positions as physical directors of other associations. Albert Cook went to Kewanee, C.D. Curtis to Canton and Willis Woods to Leavenworth, Kan.
1939 — 75 years ago: Former President Herbert Hoover appealed for national support of President F.D. Roosevelt and Congress in every effort to keep the United States out of war.
1964 — 50 years ago: The Rock Island Junior chamber pf Commerce has received answers to about 65 % of the 600 questionnaires mailed out recently in a "Community Attitude Survey" to analyze sentiments of citizens towards their city's various recreational, educational, and civic service programs.
1989 — 25 years ago: The two thunderstorms passing through the Quad Cities last night and early today left some area residents reaching for their flashlights.

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