Five WHS wrestlers make sectional

The Waterloo High School wrestling team had a strong showing in the IHSA Class 2A Triad Regional on Saturday, sending five grapplers to the sectional round.

As a team, Waterloo placed third in the regional behind wrestling powerhouse Cahokia and MVC nemesis Triad.

Leading the way for the Bulldogs was Austin Stewart in the 152-pound weight class. He  defeated Kai Broudoss-Cross of Mascoutah, 11-

Waterloo wrestler Kory Schaefer overpowers Sparta’s D.J. Johnson in the 182-pound weight class during a recent match.

7, to win an individual regional title. Stewart’s first place regional showing follows his Mississippi Valley Conference championship obtained the weekend before.

Joining Stewart at this weekend’s Mahomet-Seymour Sectional will be teammates Cory Cissell, Cody Cissell, Dalton Viglasky and Kory Schaefer.

Cory Cissell placed second at 126 pounds; Cody Cissell placed third at 132 pounds; Viglasky placed second at 138 pounds and Schaefer placed second at 182 pounds.

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Corey Saathoff

Corey is the editor of the Republic-Times. He has worked at the newspaper since 2004, and currently resides in Columbia. He is also the principal singer-songwriter and plays guitar in St. Louis area country-rock band The Trophy Mules.
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