Northwest Lions Team Preview

Produced by: Michael Siegel
MissouriWrestling.com Content Producer
November 11, 2016

In 2016 Brothers Bob Wilhelm and Ron Wilhelm lead the Lions to their best finish since 2011. Although the Lions finished 19th with 26 team points, it was a clear step in the right direction.

For the Lions, they will return five state qualifiers for the 2016-2017 season. A total of 23 state team points which 15 are from senior Tyler Stegall. Stegall would end up fourth in at 138 in Class 4 last year. After losing in the Quarter Finals Stegall would rebound to only fall to Jake Woods (Lee’s Summit West) in the 3rd place match.

"Elite 6 duals in Columbia. I am very happy that Northwest has been invited. I have always thought we needed to have a dual meet state championship in our state." added Coach Ron Wilhelm about what he's looking forward to this season.

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