Freshman reaches state quarterfinals
With a 4-0 victory this morning over Michael Harris of Belleville Althoff, Morton 103-pound freshman Jacob Rudd advanced to the quarterfinals of the Class 2A wrestling state final.
Rudd (27-4) will face Lombard Montini's KeVon Powell (41-6) tonight in Session 2 at the Assembly Hall in Champaign. Powell, a sophomore, is Illinois Matmen's No. 1 ranked wrestler in 103, while Rudd is eighth.
State action continues Saturday on the University of Illinois campus with Sessions 3 and 4.