Small town boys turn some heads at state tournament in Chicago

COMPETE AT STATE–Several local wrestlers competed with the Bulldogs Wrestling Club in the Bantam State Championships held recently in Bolingbrook. Pictured are: in front: Jason Totra and Grayden Schloemann; in back: Colby Stulce, Jogan Lazenby, Johnny Eisenmann, Armin O’Guin, Mason Mehring, Jace Mathenia, Degan Stulce and Liam Roscow.

The Bulldogs Wrestling Club from Waterloo sent 10 wrestlers, ages 5-7, to Bolingbrook on March 8 for the Bantam State Championships. 

Overall, these boys placed third out of 121 teams. 

Named as state champions were Jason Totra of Waterloo and Grayden Schloemann of Red Bud.

Other Bulldogs team members that placed were: Colby Stulce of Valmeyer, second; Mason Mehring of Red Bud, second; Degan Stulce of Valmeyer, second; Armin O’Guin of Waterloo, fifth; Liam Roscow of Red Bud, fifth; and Jogan Lazenby of Red Bud, sixth.

For more on the Bulldogs Wrestling Club, please see this week’s print edition.