Daniel Rohman helped McHenry take its next step by winning the Fox Valley Conference title with a 9-0 record in his first season. For his leadership during a historic season, Rohman is the Northwest Herald's 2023 Wrestling Coach of the Year.
Here is the Northwest Herald's 2023 all-area wrestling team.
McHenry's Chris Moore earned redemption this season by winning the Class 3A 170-pound state title, the first in program history, and finishing the season undefeated. Moore's comeback earned him the 2023 Northwest Herald Wrestler of the Year honor.
Huntley freshman Janiah Slaughter became the first from her school to win a medal at the IHSA Girls Wrestling State Tournament on Feb. 25 in Bloomington. Slaughter was voted the Northwest Herald Athlete of the Week by readers.
Jacobs wrestling coach Gary Conrad stepped down as the program's leader at the end of this season after 11 seasons leading the team.
McHenry's Chris Moore became the first Warriors wrestler to win a state title at the University of Illinois' State Farm Center on Feb. 18. The Warriors senior was voted the Northwest Herald Athlete of the Week by readers.
Here is the All-Fox Valley Conference boys wrestling team.
Huntley's Janiah Slaughter used speed to make history at the IHSA Girls Wrestling Tournament in Bloomington on Saturday, taking third at 100 pounds to become the first Huntley state placer. Richmond-Burton's Jasmine McCaskel and Burlington Central's Victoria Macias both placed.
Burlington Central’s Victoria Macias is ready to show off her growth at this weekend’s IHSA Girls Individual State Tournament in Bloomington. She'll lead a group of eight McHenry County-area wrestlers vying for a state title at Grossinger Motors Arena.