The Putnam County Junior High Thundercats competed at the IKWF wrestling regionals Feb. 23 at LaSalle-Peru.
Four of nine wrestlers advanced to sectionals hosted by Rock Island — Cayden Bouxsein (90 pounds), Evan Turner (115), Bailey Herr (158) and James Irwin (170).
Irwin, a sixth-grader, placed second at sectionals at Rock Island.
The fresh/soph state series opened with regionals Feb. 24 at Morrison. PC’S Connor Brooker was regional champion at 152 and advanced to sectionals at Bloomington.