FARGO, N.D. (NewsDakota.com)- The Co-EDC Champion Hi-Liner wrestling team will open the 2019 Class A State Dual Tournament against The WDA’s 3rd seed Bismarck Century.
The Patriots finished with an 8-2 mark in regional dual competition this year with an overall mark of 19-9. At their individual tournament they qualified 12 for the state tournament and compiled a team score of 127 to place 6th.
Century’s roster has just 2 seniors and 5 juniors with a whole crop of young wrestlers. Patriots’ Head coach Jerald Lemar feels the team’s are mirror imagines of each other
When it comes to the individual tournament, there are 2 instances where The Patriots and Hi-Liners will meet in the first round while several other weight classes could see similar meetings in the second round. Coach Lemar knows that will have a direct impact on match ups in the dual
At The EDC Tournament, Valley City had 14 wrestlers qualify with 3 individual champions. Overall they finished 4th with a score of 117.
The Class A dual tournament begins at 11am, coverage on KOVC 1490/ 96.3 FM and NewsDakota.com starts around 10:45.
Updates of the individual tournament can be heard on KOVC.
Thursday, February 14th
W4 Minot vs. E1West Fargo
E3 Grand Forks Central vs. W2 Dickinson
E4 Fargo Davies vs. W1 Bismarck
W3 Bismarck Century vs. E2 Valley City
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