2x State Finalist Logan Rathjen places top 4 at National Recruiting Showcase

By Austin Denson
Photo: Mark Lundy

Liberty’s 2x Class 4 State Finalist Logan Rathjen started off his offseason competition with a 4th place finish. Only losing twice, to the 1st place and 3rd place finisher I might add, had to run a gauntlet of tough opponents in his impressive run. 

His first match was a tight 3-2 Decision over an Iowa State Champion. In the Round of 16 he advanced again in a close 3-2 match over a tough opponent from Louisiana. The quarters is where Rathjen really opened up against another stingy wrestler from Nevada winning 8-4. Rathjen then fell to the eventual champ and 2x State Placer from Illinois 5-2.

 In his next match on the backside just to make his 3rd/4th place match Rathjen had to beat a Illinois State Champ which he did in another 3-2 bout. Finally placing 4th falling 1-0 to a 2x Montana State Champ. Rathjen is only a Junior for Liberty and is clearly looking to make a big jump this offseason. 

What do you think?


Written by Austin Denson

Austin Denson had been an avid wrestling fan since being introduced to the sport in 2013. Austin will be covering anything and everything Missouri Wrestling with a focus on the STL area. Mostly providing recap, reviews, and interviews when given the chance.

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