Rocks crown two and finish second at Lincoln Wrestling Invite
Rock Island's wrestlers finished second as a team at the 23-team Lincoln Holiday Tournament, placing ahead of Lincoln (316) with 322 points and finishing behind only Antioch (358.5).
Victor Guzman (132 pounds, 20-1) went 5-0 with four pins and a major decision, and Donovan Rogers (220 pounds, 13-6) went 4-0 with a bye as each took home individual titles in their respective weight classes. Manny Limon (113, 16-5) and Aoci Bernard (120, 10-3) each finished second at the two-day tournament.
Limon's only loss came came to top-ranked and undefeated Kooper Loehr of Mt. Zion. Bernard lost a 5-3 decision to another wrestler ranked in the top 5.
Other Rocks finishing in the top 5 were Pharaoh Gray (220, 7-2) placing third, Aiden Morgan (195, 12-6) and Aime Iranybutse (138, 11-5) in fourth, and Michael Myers (126, 17-2) in fifth. Gray's only loss at the tournament was to his teammate, Rogers, in the semifinal.