Three Decorah wrestlers will begin their State Wrestling Meet matches Thursday night

Posted: Thu, Feb 14, 2019 8:41 AM

Decorah High School wrestlers Jackson Rolfs, Dawson Palmer and Andy Murphy will be competing in the State Class 2A Wrestling Tournament starting Thursday night.  The 2A Tournament begins at 6:00 p.m. with first round matches, followed by first round consolation matches.  Matches will continue Friday and Saturday.

Jackson Rolfs has qualified in the 132 pound weight class.  Rolfs is a sophomore with a record of 34-6 this season.  He will take on Sioux City Heelan wrestler Mitchel Jones in the opening round.  Jones, also a sophomore, has a record of 28-10.

Dawson Palmer has qualified in the 182 pound weight class.  Palmer is a junior with a record of 29-13.  He will face Keokuk wrestler Dylan Jeffers in the opening round.  Jeffers is also a junior, with a record of 22-5.

Andy Murphy has qualified in the 195 pound weight class.  Murphy is a senior with a record of 28-14.  He will face East Marshall wrestler Noah Bandstra, also a senior, who has a record of 37-2. will post first round results Thursday night.