Two wrestlers from Community High School District 99 were among the best in the state at the individual wrestling state finals Saturday.
Cullen Cummings, of Downers Grove North, made it to the championship match-up for the 132-pound weight class but was defeated by Sal Annoreno of Bartlett High School.
Willie Anaya, of Downers Grove South, was defeated in overtime in his 160-pound third place match-up.
Anaya took third place at state in his weight class last year. He took second at the 3A Glenbard North sectional last Saturday.
Cummings defeated Clay Shelton from Plainfield North High School in the prelims and Mike Mizaur from Mt. Carmel High School in his quarterfinals.
Anaya defeated Zach Benkovich in Hononegah High School in the prelims and Michael Woulfe from Oak Park River Forest High School in the quarterfinals.
Zack Urbanski (35-7) and fellow senior Justin Novotny (35-10), from Downers Grove North, also qualified for state.
Urbanski was defeated by Tom Howell from Marist. Novotny was defeated by Rob Bain from Bolingbrook High School.