The newly crowned Class 4 champions traveled north to Independence, Iowa and came away with a team championship.
CBC put three in the finals and placed six in the top five in an elite 33-team field. The Cadets ended up with 299 points and held on for the title over Scott West (Minnesota), which finished second with 271½.
Over the weekend, the @CBCWrestling team traveled to Independence, Iowa for the annual Cliff Keen Invitational. After back to back 2nd place team finishes (2016, 2017) the team bested 33 teams and we brought home our first Cliff Keen Tournament Championship! pic.twitter.com/URLMGAuUO8
— CBC High School (@CBCHighSchool) December 3, 2018
Josh Saunders, already a two-time state champion in Class 4, started his senior season with a run to the 145-pound title. In the final, he pinned Pleasant Valley (Iowa) junior Eli Lloyd in the first period. Lloyd is a two-time state medalist in Iowa and state runnerup a year ago.
CBC lost its three other finals, starting at 132.