Helgeson wins state wrestling championship; Johnston comes home with five medals

IMG 4034JOHNSTON, Ia. (Feb. 18, 2023) — Johnston High School senior Jacob Helgeson won the Class 3A state wrestling championship in the 152 lbs weight class Saturday night.

Congratulations to our Johnston Wrestling team for taking home a total of five medals by placing in the top eight at the 2023 IHSAA state wrestling championships!

🏅 Braden Blackorby (145) took 2nd place
🏅 Sam Zindel (182) took 4th place
🏅 Kaia Fox (170) took 5th place
🏅 Jashua Anglo (126) took 7th place
JHS junior Margi Skinner was also selected to perform the National Anthem at the beginning of the semifinals Friday night at Wells Fargo Arena.
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