Will participate in Iowa-Minnesota All-Star Border Battle this Friday ...

Waukon wrestling 170-pound senior Tristan Hansmeier will be among the top senior wrestlers from northeast Iowa and southeast Minnesota who will face off in the 17th annual Iowa-Minnesota All-Star Border Battle dual meet at 7 p.m. this Friday, March 9 at Crestwood High School in Cresco. The event is sponsored by the Iowa Wrestling Hall of Fame housed in Cresco and tickets for the event will be sold at the door at Crestwood High School.

Dennis Meirick, president of the hosting Iowa Wrestling Hall of Fame, notes that wrestlers from Crestwood, New Hampton, South Winneshiek, MFL/MarMac, Postville and Riceville will also wrestle for the Iowa squad against some of the state of Minnesota’s top matmen from the southeast portion of the state. The Minnesota squad pulled off a 37-30 win in last year’s Border Battle to even the series at eight wins for each squad.

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