Four Vinton Shellsburg wrestlers, Mike Betterton (106), and Scott Betterton (145) , Luke Radeke (132) and Carter Weeks (126), have earned a spot in this week’s State Wrestling Tournament.
Radeke was the District champion on Saturday; the other three VS wrestlers finished second. The Class 2A wrestlers begin first-round action at 9 a.m. Thursday, at the Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines.
The VSHS student body will gather at the end of school on Wednesday for a pep rally and send-off.
The Vikings are among a dozen area wrestlers who will make the trip to the Class 2A tourney.
Union State qualifiers include: Adam Ahrendsen, Kolten Crawford, Jack Thomsen, Payton Pelke and Lane Albertson. CPU wrestlers who advanced to state are: Cole Whitehead (106), Caleb Fuessley (120) and Adam Hansen (138).