UPDATE: All three Decorah wrestlers have advanced to Day Two of the State Wrestling Meet

Posted: Thu, Feb 14, 2019 9:48 PM

Thursday was a good day for the three Decorah Viking wrestlers at the State Wrestling Meet in Des Moines.  All three will wrestle again on Friday.

At 132 pounds, Jackson Rolfs defeated Mitchell Joines from Sioux City Heelan, 6-3.  He will face Eric Faught from Clear Lake on Friday afternoon.  Faught, a senior, is undefeated at 35-0.

At 182 pounds, Dawson Palmer lost his opening round match to Dylan Jeffers from Keokuk with a fall at 0:54.  He then wrestled in the consolation bracket and beat Jakob Childs from Clarinda by fall at 1:16, guaranteeing he will wrestle again on Friday.

At 195 pounds, Andy Murphy lost his opening round match to Caleb Olson from East Marshall with a fall at 1:13.  He then wrestled in the consolation bracket and defeated Chayce Hooyer from Sioux Center with a fall at 2:59, guaranteeing he will wrestle again on Friday.

Friday's schedule calls for Class 2A quarterfinals at 2:30 p.m., with Class 2A second round consolation matches happening later Friday afternoon.  Class 2A semifinals and third round consolation matches will begin at 8:45 Friday night.