Minnesota local Hunter Manka of Maple Lake has signed a Letter of Intent to wrestle for the Itasca Vikings next season. Hunter was a Minnesota state entrant and was 39-10 while wrestling at 145 pounds his senior year. Hunter is happy to follow and reunite with old teammate Corey Schmidt who was an All-American for the Vikings this year.
Justin Smith from McAdory High School, just outside of Birmingham, Alabama, has also signed a Letter of Intent to wrestle for Itasca Community College. Justin was a two-time state entrant and finished third in Alabama State at 145 pounds this year. Justin was 69-10 this year for the McAdory Yellowjackets.