Iowa High School Wrestling
Team Dual State Championships
When: Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013
- Wells Fargo Arena
What: State Dual Tournament
The 2013 Iowa (IHSAA) State Tournament begins this week with the Team State Championship kicking off the festivities on Wednesday. All seeding for the Team Tournament is complete, with Alburnett earning the #1 seed in 1A. In 2A, defending champions West Delaware (25-0) takes the #1 seed in 2A. While Southeast Polk, also undefeated this season, is the #1 seed in 3A.
In Class 1A, top-ranked Alburnett is seeking its first title after finishing fourth and seventh, respectively, the last two years. Combined, the eight qualifiers — Alburnett, West Marshall, Sumner-Fredericksburg, Clarion-Goldfield, Woodbury Central, Audubon, Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont and Emmetsburg — have 24 state duals appearances. Between them they have 37 wrestlers ranked in the top 10 in their respective weight classes and 48 wrestlers who have qualified for the individual state tournament. West Marshall, Sumner-Fredericksburg and Audubon will be making their first appearances at state duals.
In Class 2A, top-ranked West Delaware and third-ranked Mediapolis have identical 25-0 records, the only two unbeaten teams in the field. Combined, the eight qualifiers — West Delaware, Ballard, Charles City, Creston/Orient-Macksburg, Davenport Assumption, Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley, Mediapolis and LaPorte City Union — have 55 state duals appearances. Between them they have 40 wrestlers ranked in the top 10 in their respective weight classes and 53 wrestlers who have qualified for the individual state tournament. Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley is making its initial appearance at state duals.
In Class 3A, top-ranked Southeast Polk will be seeking its first state duals title. #3 Bettendorf is back to defend its title from last year in 3A. Each of the eight teams in the field has been to state duals previously. Combined, the eight qualifiers — Southeast Polk, Pleasant Valley, Waverly-Shell Rock, Linn-Mar, Cedar Rapids Prairie, West Des Moines Dowling, Bettendorf and Ankeny — have 58 state duals appearances. Between them they have 61 wrestlers ranked in the top 10 at their respective weight classes and 67 wrestlers who have qualified for the individual state tournament.
- For 2013 Team State Preview (Predicament)
Team Tournament Schedule:
- 9:00 am – 2A/3A Quarterfinals
- 11:00 am – 1AQuarterfinals — 2A/3A Cons. Semifinals
- 1:00 pm – 1A/2A/3A Semifinal — 1A Cons. Semifinals
- 4:30 pm – 1A/2A/3A – 5th & 7th Place
- 6:30 pm – 1A/2A/3A – Championship Finals & Cons. Finals
- West Delaware (25-0)
- Assumption, Davenport (23-5)
- Mediapolis (25-0)
- Charles City (19-4)
2013 Iowa High School Wrestling Team Dual State Championship Resources:
Brackets – Live Results for the 2013 Iowa Team State Tournament
IHSAA Wrestling – Home Page of the IHSAA Wrestling State Tournament