Knights Hope to Follow Max Thomsen’s Lead in Quest for Class 2A Team Title
As the wrestling season enters its final weeks, the Union Knights stand poised to make some noise come state tournament time. With sectionals slated for February 7, the top-ranked (Class 2A) Knights are working hard in an effort to ensure they’ll be wrestling at their best when it matters most.
In the latest rankings released by The Predicament on January 22, Union is followed closely by Mediapolis and Davenport Assumption in the team rankings. And while the Knights have six top-10 rated wrestlers, led by top-ranked Max Thomsen at 145 lbs., the battle for a team state championship will be fierce, with Mediapolis (8), Davenport Assumption (7) and Independence (6) also bringing highly rated athletes to the mat.
Class 2A Rankings (The Predicament)
(Number in parentheses indicates number of individual ranked wrestlers)
1. Union (6)
2. Mediapolis (8)
3. Davenport Assumption (7)
4. Clear Lake (4)
5. Osage (5)
6. Central Lyon (4)
7. Independence (6)
8. Crestwood (4)
9. Dubuque Wahlert (3)
10. North Fayette Valley (4)