Auburn will be well represented at the IHSA Class 1A State Individual Wresting Finals once again as the Trojans qualified seven wrestlers from the Sectional hosted by Vandalia last weekend.

Freshman Dresden Grimm led the qualifiers with a first place finish at 120. Seniors Charlie Patterson and Mikel Ent took second place, seniors Caleb Nix, Gervasio Marchizza and Drew Killam were third, and senior Shane Trimingham placed fourth.

All top four placers at the Sectional level advance to the State Finals to be held at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign Thursday through Saturday. The seven State qualifiers is the second-most in school history, after Auburn had eight a year ago.

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