The 2012 State High School Wrestling Tournament gets under way at 9:00 this morning with class 3A first round matches. Last night, three schools won dual team titles.
Bettendorf coasted to the class 3A dual team championship with a 75-6 victory over West Des Moines Valley. It’s the Bulldogs first team title after finishing second in 2011. Last year’s champion, Iowa City West, finished third this year.
The class 2A championship dual came down to the final match, which the Davenport Assumption wrestler won – giving his team a 32-30 victory over Manchester West Delaware. The Assumption Knights repeated as state dual champs. Atlantic beat Creston for third in 2A.
Nashua-Plainfield handed Underwood their first loss of the season in the 1A championship by a score of 53-16. It’s the Huskies first dual team title since 2004. West Branch took third in 1A.