Twelve youth wrestlers from Dell Rapids participated in the SDWCA State Tournament in Rapid City on Saturday, March 29th, and Sunday, March 30th. Seven of the 12 wrestlers placed in the top eight of their respective weight classes.
Zach M. placed 2nd in the Novice 80 division, picking up three pins in the tournament. Brayden G. finished 3rd in the Novice 90 division, earning four pins during the weekend. Gage C. finished 7th in the Schoolboy 95 division, winning three matches. Benjamin C. earned a 5th place finish in the Schoolboy 180 division by also picking up three match wins. James L. finished 8th in the Cadets 138 division. Makayla C. finished 2nd in the Girls Bantam 50 division gaining two pins in the tournament. Eliot O won the Girls Bantam 60 division with four wins and two pins over the weekend.
Dawson H., Samuel C., Jaden W., Caden M., and Mitchell K. also participated in the state tournament.