Max Thomsen, Jacob Holschlag Crowned 2A State Champs, Team Places 5th

STATE CHAMPS - Led by Max Thomsen, left, at 138 lbs. and Jacob Holschlag at 160, right, the Union Knights placed fifth as a team at the Iowa State Wrestling Tournament last week. Thomsen, a junior, secured his third state championship with a tough 5-4 win over Clear Lake’s Andres Gomez. Holschlag, also a junior, made an early lead stand up for a 3-2 victory over Drew Foster from Mediapolis. Photos by Mike Whittlesey.

STATE CHAMPS – Led by Max Thomsen, left, at 138 lbs. and Jacob Holschlag at 160, right, the Union Knights placed fifth as a team at the Iowa State Wrestling Tournament last week. Thomsen, a junior, secured his third state championship with a tough 5-4 win over Clear Lake’s Andres Gomez. Holschlag, also a junior, made an early lead stand up for a 3-2 victory over Drew Foster from Mediapolis. Photos by Mike Whittlesey.