The Cliff Keen Athletic/Wrestling USA Dream Team Classic is well known to wrestling fans in Iowa, featuring Iowa’s top high school senior wrestlers at each weight class, taking on the nation’s top ranked wrestlers at their respective weight class. In the 19 year history of this event, the host state has only beaten Team USA in a dual one time. The most recent Dream Team competition in Iowa was held at Iowa City West during the Olympic Team Trials in 2012. Many feel the state’s talented senior class, which includes Union’s Max Thomsen and Jacob Holschlag, Team Iowa has the chance to pull off the win this year.
The Wrestling Classic takes place on April 11th at the Independence Jr./Sr. High School at 6 PM.

For advance purchase tickets visit www.thepredicament.com and click on Dream Team Banner for order forms. Tickets may also be purchased at the event.

Team Iowa Tentative Lineup
Weight – Wrestler (USA National Ranking)
113 – Brennen Doebel (#15) – Clear Lake
120 – Jacob Schwarm (#11) – Bettendorf
126 – Nolan Hellickson (#10) – Southeast Polk
132 – Paul Glynn (#22) – Bettendorf
138 – Josh Wenger – CR Prairie
145 – Max Thomsen (#3) – Union
145 – Fredy Stroker (#4) – Bettendorf
152 – Chase Straw – Independence
160 – Bryce Steiert (#7) – Waverly-Shell Rock
170 – Jacob Hoschlag (#11) – Union
182 – Evan Hansen (#16) – Elk Horn Exira
195 – Cash Wilcke (#8) – OA-BCIG
195 – Steven Holloway (#10) – Mediapolis
220 – Ryan Parmely (#6) – Maquoketa Valley
285 – Jake Marnin (#3) – Southeast Polk