HHS Wrestler David Ferrante Repeats as State Champion, Leading Several Other Medalists

Huntley High School senior David Ferrante claimed the IHSA Class 3A 170-pound title on Saturday, making him a two-time state champion following his top finish in 2019 and leading the Red Raiders team that has a number of top individual finishes.

Ferrante is committed to wrestle collegiately at Northwestern University. His championship last year marked the school’s first individual wrestling championship.

Several other Red Raiders saw success as well.

Junior Jeremy Jakowitsch placed third in the 138-pound weight class.

Jeremy Jakowitsch 3rd place

Senior Sam Spencer finished his career with a 5th place finish at state in the 126-pound weight class.

In addition, sophomore Ryder Hunkins placed 8th in the 195-pound weight class, and sophomore Jacob Jensen placed 8th in the 113-pound weight class.

The team was greeted by a crowd of celebrants upon their return to the school on Sunday.

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