BLOOMINGTON — The Mattoon Middle School wrestling team had seven wrestlers qualify for the IESA state tournament, and Shelbyville had four wrestlers qualify for state.
Mattoon won the sectional title with 126 points.
Mattoon had four individual champions. Sixth-grader Korbin Bateman won the 70-pound bracket, seventh-grader Logan Blackburn won the 105-pound bracket, eighth-grader Kiefer Duncan won the 119-pound bracket and eighth-grader Jackson Spurgeon won the 145-pound bracket.
Mattoon seventh-grader Kyus Root was the runner-up at 135 pounds. Seventh-grader Stewart Druin, who attends Mattoon St. John's, was third at 105 pounds, and eighth-grader Aiden Spurgeon was third at 119 pounds.
Shelbyville seventh-grader Calvin Miller won the 80-pound weight class. Seventh-grader Kaz Fox was second at 85 pounds, and seventh-grader Will Fox was second at 90 pounds. Seventh-grader Bradley Sanders was third at 126 pounds.