Lee Brings Home Gold

Orion’s Logan Lee lead area medal winners by winning the Class 1A 285 pound state championship in Champaign on Saturday. Lee took down Byron’s Tyler Elsbury with three seconds left to score a 7-5 win and his second state championship.  Rockride junior Nolan Throne came up short of a title falling to Belleville Althohff’s Maxwell Kristoff 3-0 in the title match to bring home the silver medal.  Rockridge’s Dallas Krueger and Mercer County’s Camden Whitenack met in the 5th place match at 132 pounds and Krueger came out on top 9-5 as both wrestlers brought home hardware.