Varsity Wrestling · Isaiah Vela Qualifies for State!


Congratulations to Thunder Junior Isaiah Vela for qualifying for the IHSA Class 2A Individual State Finals Tournament. The tournament will begin on Thursday, February 20th and will conclude on Saturday, February 22nd. All wrestling will take place at the State Farm Center in Champaign, Illinois.  The Class 2A preliminaries are scheduled to start at around 2:15 pm. Click on this link for the time schedule. To follow Isaiah along the tournament bracket, click here. Once you are on the IHSA web site, click on the “State Final” link, which will open track wrestling. Once there, open the 2A 138 pound bracket.

Over the past weekend Isaiah finished in 2nd place at the IHSA Deerfield Individual Sectional Tournament. His match results were.

Vela pinned  Valenzona of Niles Notre Dame in 55 seconds

Vela defeated Piskorz of Fenton 8-5

Vela defeated Reyes of Antioch 2-1

Vela lost to Shelton of Marian Central  9-4

Thunder Nation is proud of you! Good luck this weekend. Follow along the WNHS twitter and Facebook pages for updates throughout the weekend.