Alex Thomsen

Alex Thomsen won his fourth consecutive 1A state wrestling championship in 2018, winning for the third consecutive year at 126 pounds after capturing the title at 113 pounds as a freshman in 2015. Thomsen, who finished his prep career with a record of 190-1, will continue his wrestling career at Nebraska. Teske and Thomsen were both undefeated entering the 2017-18 season. The pair faced each other twice and each wrestler won once. Teske defeated Thomsen, 11-9, in the finals of Council Bluffs Wrestling Classic on Dec. 9, 2017, and Thomsen defeated Teske, 10-8 in overtime, in the finals of the Cedar Rapids Jefferson J-Hawk Invitational on Jan. 13, 2018.

Awards:

Year
2018
Award
Bob Steenlage Iowa High School Wrestler of the Year
Chapter/Region
National

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