WRESTLING: Team season comes to a close; Tigers preparing for section individual tournament

Matt Kane
Sports Editor

JORDAN — The team portion of the wrestling season came to an end for Delano Feb. 13 in a pigtail dual at the Section 2AA tournament.

The No. 8 seeded Tigers were defeated 41-24 by No. 9 Mankato East at Jordan High School.

Hutchinson won the section team title. The Tigers defeated No. 5 seeded St. Peter 35-30 in the championship dual.

St. Peter put itself in the final dual with a 33-27 upset of No. 1 seeded Scott West in the semifinals.

READ MORE ABOUT DELANO’S SECTION TEAM DUAL IN FRIDAY’S DELANO HERALD JOURNAL

The Tigers spent the past week preparing for the Section 2AA Individual Tournament, which is Friday and Saturday, Feb. 21-22, at Hutchinson High School.

The action Friday begins at 5 p.m. That night’s schedule includes the first round and quarterfinals, and the consolation preliminary matches.

Saturday’s wrestling begins at 11 a.m. with the championship semifinals and consolation quarterfinals. The parade of champions is at 2:45 p.m. The fifth-place matches begin at 3 p.m., and the championship round-two matches begin at 4 p.m.

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