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Sunday, February 19, 2017

Two PHS wrestlers qualify for state tournament at sectional meet

AMERY - Prescott High School wrestlers Ethan Tulip and Ty Sanford both qualified for the WIAA State Individual Wrestling Tournament at the Division 2 sectional meet held Saturday at Amery High School.

Tulip, a junior with a 32-13 overall record, clinched a state berth after winning his 106-pound semifinal match over Osceola's Andrew Olson. He finished third in the meet as top three move on to state.

Sanford, also a junior with a 38-3 overall record, pinned St. Croix Central's Ryan Larsen, in their 195-pound semifinal match, to clinch a trip to Madison. Sanford finished second in the tournament.

Also placing for the Cardinals were Matt McNurlin, fourth at 170 and Dillon Kimmen, fourth at 220 pounds.

Tulip and Sanford will wrestle in preliminary round Thursday evening at the Kohl Center on the UW-Madison campus beginning at 7 p.m.

Read more about the sectional meet in this week's print edition of the Prescott Journal, on newsstands and in town on Wednesday.

Prescott's Ethan Tulip has his hand raised in victory after winning his first-round match at Sectionals.

Prescott's Ty Sanford locks down his opponent first round pinfall.

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