RPS 205 wrestlers win three IESA regional titles

ROCKFORD – Two wrestlers from Lincoln and one from Flinn won IESA regional wrestling championships Monday night at Flinn.

Tomas Juan-Diego, a Lincoln eighth-grader topped Catalina Olvera, a Flinn sixth-grader, for the 112-pound title.

Qasem Ali, also a Lincoln eighth-grader, beat Salvadore Esquivel of Harvard for the 119-pound title.

Mason Crowe, an eighth-grader at Flinn, topped Aiden Kirk of Harvard.

Besides Olvera, four other RPS 205 wrestlers earned second-place finishes: Zy-Air Lee, Flinn at 80 pounds; Antonio Flood of RESA at 105; Malik Ali of Lincoln at 135 and Braylan Iverson of Flinn at 145.

The next stop on the road to the IESA state tournament is this Saturday at the DeKalb Huntley Middle School sectional.

Posted on 02.26.19