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Elementary Buc wrestlers earn 10th at State

By Staff | Apr 5, 2015

The Blue Earth Area K-6 elementary wrestling team traveled to Rochester March 27-29 to compete in the NYWA (Northland Youth Wrestling Association) state tournament. The young grapplers earned a tenth place finish in the 32-team one class tournament. It marked the second consecutive year the Bucs have finished in the top ten, having finished in seventh place last year. The Bucs had qualified for the state tournament by finishing third in the Region Two team tournament.

Two wrestlers also placed in the individual tournament. Cooper Ochsendorf finished sixth at 90 pounds in the third/fourth grade tournament and Max Ehrich took third place at 93 pounds in the fifth/sixth grade tournament.