Waukon wrestling team falls in pair of double duals, finishes seventh as a team at annual Flanagan Tournament to get new year underway


Pulls his team within three points ... Waukon wrestling 170-pound sophomore Caleb Block controls his Oelwein opponent in the Indians’ home double dual with the Huskies and Crestwood Thursday, January 9. Block wrestled his way to a fall in a time of 3:36 to pull the Tribe within just a 21-24 team score deficit. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this website.

The present welcomes the future ... Members of the Waukon wrestling team line up to slap hands with the future of the program at the Indians’ home double dual with Oelwein and Crestwood Thursday, January 9. Members of the Waukon Junior Wrestling youth program were recognized during the event, making their way around the gym in front of the hometown crowd. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this website.

The Waukon wrestling team returned from the holiday break to get the 2020 portion of this season’s schedule underway, the mat Tribe wrestling in a pair of double duals in its first week back on the mat, as well as competing in its first weekend tournament of the new year. The Indians first wrestled a pair of non-conference squads at South Winneshiek Friday, January 3, falling to both Fillmore Central out of Minnesota, 55-24, and the host squad, South Winneshiek, by a 60-9 final result. After nearly a week away from competition, the wrestling Indians hosted a pair of Northeast Iowa Conference opponents Thursday, January 9, falling to Oelwein by a 48-27 final count before suffering a 74-0 loss to Crestwood. Following those double duals, the Indians then traveled to Cresco Saturday, January 10 to compete in the Crestwood Tournament, placing seventh.

Still in search of its first Northeast Iowa Conference dual win and holding a 1-9 overall dual record, the wrestling Tribe will travel to New Hampton Thursday, January 16 before competing in the Decorah Duals Tournament Saturday, January 18. The Indians will then wrestle at Charles City Friday, January 24 before taking part in the Riceville Tournament Saturday, January 25.

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