By Jamie Vaske-Sports Broadcaster/Reporter:
The West Delaware Wrestling team hosted the 1st annual Bob Murphy Invitational on Saturday. The Hawk grapplers had 4 champions and 143 points on their way to a runner up finish behind class 2A 2nd ranked Davenport Assumption who topped the Hawks by 11 points. Decorah, Fairfield and Waterloo East placed third through fifth in the five-team field. Hawks head coach Jeff Voss says he was pleased with the improvement of his young team in the first tournament of the year.
In other area wrestling action over the weekend; Maquoketa Valley took second in the Cascade duals on Friday night losing only to Class 2A Solon by 9 points. Gannon Cook and Tyler Hoffman won titles to lead East Buchanan to a 2nd place finish at the Jesup tournament and Brock Henderson of North Linn won the 106 pound title at the Wapsie Valley tournament.