Thursday updates from the IHSA Individual State Wrestling Tournament

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By Andrew Harner

This page will be updated throughout the afternoon with Vandalia's results from the Illinois High School Association Individual State Wrestling Tournament, which is being held at Assembly Hall in Champaign.


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4:56 p.m.: A recap of today's action will soon appear on www.leaderunion.com. Updates from tomorrow's action will be provided here and on Facebook.

4:56 p.m.: Ulmer won, 14-8.

4:56 p.m.: Godberson lost in overtime, 5-4.

3:58 p.m.: Godberson should be up in about 20 minutes, and Ulmer will wrestle shortly after that.

3:55 p.m.: With his win, Edwards is assured at least a spot in the wrestle-backs if he is unable to win in the second round on Friday.

3:50 p.m.: Edwards won his first-round match, 5-4, in overtime.

3:50 p.m.: Purcell lost, 12-2.

3:26 p.m.: Blankenship lost by technical fall at 4:48. Purcell will wrestle in about two minutes.

3:09 p.m.: Blankenship is now on deck

2:55 p.m.: Blankenship's match should begin at approximately 3:15-3:30 p.m. The freshman (21-11) will wrestle against No. 2 seed Andy Rodawold (33-2), a junior from Wilmington.

2:50 p.m.: Class 1A wrestling kicked off this afternoon just after 2:30 p.m., and the session is scheduled to close by 4:30 p.m.

Vandalia has five wrestlers in the tournament. They are:

*Dalton Blankenship (132)
*Seth Purcell (145)
*Daniel Edwards (152)
*Dayin Godberson (182)
*Levi Ulmer (195)