(Avoca) AHST will be among the seven Class 1A wrestling teams competing at the sectional tournament at Woodbine Saturday. KSOM will have reports throughout the afternoon from Woodbine.
The top two wrestlers advance to the district tournament the following Saturday at West Monona. Viking head coach Evan McCarthy says the strength of his team is in the middle weights. That includes Austin Fink at 152, Kyle Bauerkemper at 160, and returning district qualifier Jake Larson at 170 pounds.
Head coach Evan McCarthy says throughout the week in practice he has brought in former state qualifiers from the program to talk to the current athletes about the tournament road ahead.
Other teams involved at Woodbine Saturday include Audubon, Exira-EHK, Tri-Center, Woodbine, Coon Rapids-Bayard and Logan-Magnolia. Wrestling begins at noon.
Click here for the interview with AHST wrestling coach Evan McCarthy