Varsity Wrestling · Valley Qualifies 8 Wrestlers for State Traditional Tournament

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The Valley High School varsity wrestling team qualified eight wrestlers to compete at the 2021 Class 3A Iowa high school state traditional wrestling tournament.

Those wrestlers include:

  • Nate Bierma—113 pounds
  • Ezra Kristensen—120 pounds
  • Logan Stotts—138 pounds
  • Theron Castle—152 pounds
  • Caleb Corbin—160 pounds
  • Jack McCabe—182 pounds
  • Jay Cooley—195 pounds
  • Bryan Jurado—285 pounds

Bierma, Corbin, Jurado, and Stotts were all crowned district champs in their respective weight classes.
View full district meet results from Saturday at Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln >

The traditional state wrestling meet is Feb. 18-20 at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines. The first round of 3A action will begin at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 18.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, precautions and attendance restrictions will be put in place, according to the Iowa High School Athletic Association (IHSAA). To meet these requirements, face masks and social distancing will be enforced, with roughly 4,000 tickets per session available this year. Additionally, cheerleaders will be unable to attend the state traditional tournament as event performers due to space limitations.

Livestreaming and TV options will be available for fans unable to attend the state meet.

Visit the IHSAA’s website for more information > 

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