6 Athletes win Titles in Wrestling and Swimming 04 Mar 13

It was a successful weekend for 6 area athletes, who brought home 7 state championships. In the State Wrestling Tournament 5 athletes brought home the gold, they include: Quinten Berres of Kimball at Class A 126 pounds, Larry Bomstad of ACGC in Class A 145 pounds, Nathan Rose of Sibley East in Class A 195 pounds, Lucas Damm of ACGC in Class A 220 pounds, and GSL/LPHT’s Mitchell Hartwig won at Class 2A 145 pounds. Over in the Boys Swimming and Diving Meet one athlete brought home two state titles. Cole Bateman of Hutchinson was the state champion in the 50 meter freestyle event, and also in the 100 meter backstroke. In the Backstroke Bateman’s time was good enough for a new Class A State Record.