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Five Battler wrestlers headed to State Tourney

Five of the Battler wrestlers are taking their show on the road to the State B Tournament in Rapid City this weekend.

On Saturday, Feb. 11, members of the team participated in the Region 4B tourney in Mobridge with five earning a spot in the big show this Friday and Saturday.

Coached by Michael Schlachter and Eric Stuwe, those advancing to the state competition are Jace Everson at 132 pounds, Garrett Rausch at 106 pounds, Cole Geditz at 138 pounds, and Truman Weyand at 126 pounds. Freshman Brody Schatz, wrestling at 120 pounds, is returning to the state tournament after participating in the event last year.

Tournament action begins at 10 a.m. mountain time (11 a.m. here) on both Friday and Saturday.