Eighteen wrestling teams from across the region will compete Saturday during the annual Battler Wrestling Tournament.
The first session begins at 10 a.m. on Jan. 13 in the Gettysburg High School gym, and the plan is to have three mats going during the tournament. The championship session will take place after the wrestlebacks are done.
Schools participating in this years tournament in addition to the Potter County Battlers are Chamberlain, Eagle Butte/Dupree, Deuel, Faulkton, Ipswich/Leola/Bowdle, Lemmon McIntosh, McLaughlin, Mobridge/Pollock, Pierre JV, Potter County, Redfield Area, South Boder-ND, Standing Rock-ND, Stanley County, Sully Buttes, Sunshine Bible Academy, Warner/Northwestern and Wessington Springs/Woonsocket..
The tournament will be placing the top six finishers in each class, and team trophies will be awarded to the first and second place teams in the tournament.