Waukon girls wrestling team returns to action with busy week that produces pair of top-10 tournament finishes, split of double-dual

Pair of pins in less than 30 seconds each ... Waukon girls wrestling 170-pound junior Kloe Hemmersbach muscles her Charles City opponent to her back for a quick fall in just 18 seconds during the Indians’ split of a home double-dual with the Comets and Postville Thursday, January 5. In addition to this quick fall, Hemmersbach added another in 25 seconds against her Postville opponent. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this webpage.

The Waukon girls wrestling team returned to action following the holiday break with one of its busiest weeks of the season, competing in a pair of tournaments and a double-dual event in the span of five days. Both of those tournaments resulted in top-10 team finishes for the Lady Tribe, as the Indians finished 10th at the 17-team Osage Tournament Monday, January 2 and then placed seventh out of 30 teams at the Central Elkader Tournament Friday, January 6, with junior 100-pounder Mia Kurth pacing that effort with the mat Tribe’s lone individual title. In between those two tournament results the Lady Indians opened their home schedule with a split of a double-dual Thursday, January 5, falling to Charles City by a 39-27 result before defeating Postville, 45-30.

The Waukon wrestling girls are next scheduled to host both New Hampton and Caledonia, MN Thursday, January 12 before doing likewise with Crestwood Thursday, January 19. The Lady Indians will then compete in the East Buchanan Tournament Friday, January 20 before taking part in the Decorah Tournament Saturday, January 21.

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