Russell's Windholz, Sylvan-Lucas' Barrientes Headed Back to State
Two area high school wrestlers have qualified for the Class 3-2-1A State Wrestling Tournament.
Russell's Jacob Windholz and Sylvan-Lucas' Tra Barrientes each punched their ticket after finishing in the top four of their weight class at the Minneapolis Sub-State Tournament on Saturday, February 20.
Windholz went 2-2 and placed fourth at 138 pounds. The RHS junior returns to state for the third-straight year. Last year, he took fifth at 132 pounds. Windholz is now 26-6 on the season.
Barrientes went 3-0 and won the 285 pound division to improve to 27-0 on the season. The Sylvan-Lucas senior will try to win back-to-back state championships at 285.
The 3-2-1A State Tournament will be held on Saturday, February 27 at Gross Memorial Coliseum in Hays.
We'll have state reports throughout the day on KRSL 95.9 FM, 990 AM and 98.1 FM along with coverage on KRSL.com.
Our postseason coverage is presented by:
- Russell County USD 407
- Agrilead, Inc.
- Al's Auto Glass, Gary and Dee Schmidtberger and Deidra's Stylin' Salon and Spa
- Farm Bureau Financial Services Agent Jason Pfeifer
- Southwind Bank of Russell and Natoma
- McDonald's of Russell
- Gudenkauf and Malone, Inc.
- Strobel Door and Repair