The Western Dubuque High School wrestling team has advanced to the Class 3-A State Duals this Wednesday at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines. Last night before a packed gym in Epworth, the Bobcats defeated Iowa City High 40-21 after City High had advanced by winning their semi-final dual against Cedar Rapids Prairie.
At Waverly, the Hempstead Mustangs took down Linn-Mar 44-27, but then were defeated by host Waverly-Shellrock 77-6.
Western Dubuque and Waverly Shellrock will be joined in the 3A state duals by the other regional winners: Ankeny Centennial; Bettendorf; Fort Dodge; Southeast Polk; Valley, West Des Moines; Waukee;
In Class1A at Denver; Dyersville Beckman defeated Alburnett 45-36, then lost in the final to Denver 65-18.