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Minnesota heads home from the Heartland #MNStorm

By David Peterson, 04/15/17, 10:30PM CDT


Minnesota/USA Wrestling started off the 2017 USA Wrestling National Duals season with sending three Elementary School teams and two Middle School teams to the 2017 Heartland National Duals held April 14-15 in Council Bluffs, IA.

The teams were split between Storm, Thunder, and Lightning, with many tournament All-Americans, and congratulations to all wrestlers!

Elementary School - Minnesota Storm - 1st Place Diamond Division (54-21 over Team PA Gold)

Elementary School - Minnesota Thunder - 1st Place Platinum Division (53-34 over South Dakota Rushmore)

Elementary School - Minnesota Lightning - 6th Place Platinum Division (27-47 Kansas Dreadnoughts)

Middle School - Minnesota Storm - 2nd Place Diamond Division (36-38 IKWF Gold)

Middle School - Minnesota Thunder - 1st Place Platinum Division (51-30 over Wyoming Brown)

Full results -

*Team photo courtesy of Michelle Cherne