HS Wrestling; Regional Dual Results from Tuesday Night 2-11/Bobcats face PV Tonight

By Jamie Vaske-Sports Reporter/Broadcaster and Jon Swisher-Sports Director:

In the class 2A regional dual held last night at West Delaware high school, ninth-ranked Independence advanced to the state duals for the first time since 2009.  The Mustangs defeated No. 8 Charles city 46-26 to set up the 3rd dual of the year with # 5 West Delaware, who beat  15th-rated Union 38-30.  Just like the last two duals the Hawks got out to  an early lead but Indee stormed back and had a 5 point lead with 2 matches left.  The Mustangs’ Drew Davis used a reversal and a two point near fall at the end of the 2nd period and hung on to defeat Logan Reilly 4-0 and clinch the meet as the Mustangs went on to win 32-30. The Mustangs improved their dual meet record to 25-5 and received the sixth seed to face 3rd seeded Albia in the first round of the State Duals next Wednesday morning at 11am inside Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines.
In the class 1A regional at Alburnett, the top ranked Pirates clinched a state duals spot.

In the Semifinal Rounds;  Alburnett handled East Buchanan, 62-18

Maquoketa Valley got past Jesup, 45-30


In the Final Round;

The Wildcats fell to Alburnett, 44-30

Alburnett, who is now 18-3, got the top seed and will take on the 8th seed Logan Magnolia next Wednesday at 9am.

Class 3A regional Duals will take place tonight around the state.

We’ll have live coverage from KMCH Sports of Western Dubuque wrestling as the Bobcats travel to Bettendorf to take on Pleasant Valley at 7pm. The Spartans are ranked 6th while Western Dubuque is #10. Jamie Vaske and Roger Reed will take the air on KMCH and KMCH.com around 6:50pm.