Jasper wrestling announces awards

From Local Sources

On Tuesday night, the Jasper wrestling team announced their 2017-18 award winners at their annual end of the season banquet.

Zach Flynn was honored as the team’s most valuable wrestler while he was also presented with the Bobby Schitter Takedown Award as well as the Rick Stenftenagel Sportsmanship Award. Flynn also was named to the Academic All-State honorable mention roster.

Quade Popp was presented with the most improved award in addition to the freshman award and coaches award. Zach Rydberg was awarded the team motivator trophy as well as the Iron Man award and the Kelli Eckert spirit award.

Noah Heim was selected as the recipient of the Eli Green award and was also named to the senior Academic All-State first team. Quintin Gordon was the team’s most valuable JV wrestler and also was presented with the 15th man award.

Cameron Eckstein accumulated the most team points and also had the fastest pin of the season (15 seconds). Sam Bies was named to the Big Eight All-Conference team.

Landon Betz and Abhay Rathee were named to the junior Academic All-State first team while Zach Weisheit and Logan Niehaus were presented with the John McComish wrestling/football award.

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