Wrestler Joel Northup Forfeits to Female Opponent in Iowa State Championships

High school wrestler Cassy Herkelman, the first girl to win a match in a state tournament in Iowa, lost her quarterfinals match today in the Iowa State Championship. A freshman at Cedar Falls, Herkelman lost 5-1 to Indianola's Matt Victor in their 112-pound matchup. Herkelman won her first match by default when the highly ranked wrestler Joel Northrup walked off the mat without even touching his opponent. In Iowa, the statewide wrestling tournament is as big as the Superbowl and the World...Full Story
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