The Iowa Lakes Community College Laker Wrestling Team is preparing to compete at the North Central District tournament on February 11, at NIACC in Mason City. The Lakers are currently ranked 17th in the latest National Junior College Athletic Association wrestling poll.
Iowa Lakes is ranked third for the tournament. Individual tournament rankings for the Lakers by weight class include: Skylar Rice (Sioux Rapids) ranked 4th at 141 pounds; Brock Storm (Spencer) ranked 2nd at 157 pounds; Thomas Mohaman (Norfolk, Neb.) ranked 3rd at 174 pounds; Nick Lawrence (Danville, N.H.) ranked 3rd at 184 pounds; James Doyle (Canton, S.D.) ranked 2nd at 197 pounds; and for the heavyweight class Matt Wyss (Boyceville, Wis.) is ranked first.
Tournament action begins at 7 a.m. on Saturday, and Head Coach Cory VanGroll looks for a good showing by the Lakers.
“I feel that our guys are wrestling well right now. All the training we’ve put in this season has helped us to prepare for anything,” said Coach VanGroll. “We are looking forward to the weekend.”