FRANKFORT — The No. 8-state ranked Bloomington High School wrestling team, despite missing four starters due to injuries, scored 118.5 points to finish eighth in the 18-team Illini Classic on Saturday. No. 1 Washington won with 230.
Carson Oliger led the Purple Raiders with a third-place finish at 120 pounds.
NCHS 9th at Geneseo: Led by third-placers Abel Ninan (106) and Ethan Johnson (285), Normal Community scored 98.5 points to finish ninth in the 20-team Geneseo Invitational. Fort Dodge (Iowa) won with 205.5.
Other placers for the Ironmen were John Owen (5th at 132), Jadon Robinson (5th at 182), Joshua Delgadillo (6th at 138) and Gabriel Rivera (6th at 152).