The Dell Rapids Quarrier boys wrestling team had three state qualifiers from the Region 1A tournament held at O’Gorman High School on Saturday, February 19th. The top four places in each weight class qualify for the state tournament.
Weston Mason had a second place finish in the 160-pound class, falling to Tyson Brandt of Brookings in an ultimate tie breaker. John Mortrude finished third in the 126-pound class with a 3-1 record on the day. Aiden Geraets also qualified for state with a fourth place finish in the 195-pound class with a 2-2 record.
Hunter Nelson (2-2) just missed qualifying for state with a fifth place finish in the 152-pound class. Quinn Carr (1-3) placed sixth in the 182-pound division. Brandon Schmidt (2-3) also placed sixth in the 220-pound class. Kaiden Lowman (138-pound) finished 1-2, and Gabe Clark (145-pound) finished 0-2 in the tournament.
The 2022 South Dakota High School Class A State Wrestling Tournament will be held Thursday, February 24th through Saturday, February 26th at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls.