Five members of the Vandalia Jr. Wrestling Club have advanced to the Illinois Kids Wrestling Foundation State Tournament this weekend. Among those advancing to state is Sophie Bowers, the first female to make it to IKWF state in a Vandals singlet. Others advancing to state are Wyatt Dothager, Parker Ray, Christian DuPlayee, Eric McKinney and Logan Nance. The IKWF State Tournament is being held this Thursday-Saturday at BMO Harris Bank Center in Rockford. Above, from left to right, are coach Adam Bowling, Christian DuPlayee, Logan Nance, Eric McKinney, Parker Ray, Sophie Bowers and coach Michael Mabry.