Youth wrestling tournament slated March 4 in Elk Point

Youth wrestling tournament slated March 4 in Elk Point The AAU District 10 Youth Wrestling Tournament will be hosted by the Elk Point/Jefferson Wrestling Club on March 4 at the Elk Point/Jefferson Middle School gym.

According to Bob Johnson, Brookings, the National AAU Youth Wrestling Director, AAU cards and proof of age will be required at all district tournaments. Birth certificates or drivers licenses will be accepted.

The Age/Weight Divisions are:

Division I: 10 and under � born 1990 and after � 50, 55, 60, 65, 75, 80, 85, 92, 100, 112, 125, HWT.

Division II: Born in 1998 and 1989 � 55, 60, 65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90, 95, 100, 108, 119, 132, 148, HWT.

Division III: Born in 1986 and 1987 � 65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90, 95, 100, 105, 112, 119, 125, 130, 135, 140, 145, 152, 160, 171, 189, HWT.

South Dakota High School wrestling rules will be followed. Singlets are recommended but shorts and T-shirts are acceptable if the shirts are tucked in.

The top eight places will advance to the Region 5 Tournament in Salem. Medals will be awarded to the top three place winners and ribbons to the fourth through eighth place winners.

Weigh-ins will be from 7 to 8:30 a.m. Wrestling will start at approximately 9:30 a.m. The cost is $2 per wrestler.

Postponement announcements, if needed, will be broadcast on WNAX, KELO-TV and KSFY-TV.

For further information contact your local high school wrestling coach or local wrestling club or call Jerry Buum, 605-356-2702, or Mike Curran 605-966-5655.

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