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Burke/Gregory Storm qualifies eight wrestlers for state

The Region IIIB wrestling tournament was held in Parkston on Saturday, February 16, 2018. The Burke/Gregory team can proudly claim that we are sending eight of our thirteen wrestlers that competed in this tournament on to state tournament competition.

The team scores were as follows: Winner Area, ranked number two in the state, picked up 173.5 points to claim the title here, while Kimball/White Lake/Platte-Geddes finished in second place with 138 points, having a very good tournament of their own. Winner Area advances ten kids on to state tournament competition, while both Kimball/White Lake/Platte-Geddes and Burke/Gregory have eight wrestlers advancing. Burke/ Gregory came in third in the tournament with 125.5.

Advancing seven wrestlers on to the state tournament was Wagner, who came in fourth place with 105 points, and rounding out the top ten were Bon Homme/Scotland/Avon with 89; Parkston was sixth with 85; Wessington Springs/Woonsocket/Wolsey-Wessington had 82 points in seventh place; eighth place went to Mt. Vernon/Plankinton/Corsica-Stickney with 67; and rounding out the top ten were Sunshine Bible Academy with 45 points and Miller/ Highmore-Harrold coming in tenth with 41 points. There were 14 teams competing in total.


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